Nikon DF Specifications

  • Introduced: 11/5/2013, ships 11/28/2013
  • Replacement Estimate: no update likely
  • Current Firmware: C1.03 (June 2018)
  • Sensor Size: 36x23.9mm, FX (full film frame)
  • Sensor Pixels: 16.2mp FX, 13.4mp@ 5:4, 11.1mp @ 1.2x, 6.8mp @ DX 
  • Sensor Manufacturer: Nikon NC81366W
  • Sensor Technology: CMOS, 12? channel read 
  • Sensor Filtration: Bayer, AA filter, continuous microlens
  • Maximum Image Size: 4928x3280
  • Other Image Sizes: 3696x2456 and 2464x1640; 1.2x Crop: 4096x2720, 3072x2040, and 2048x1360; DX Crop: 3200x2128, 2400x1592, and 1600x1064 
  • Video: None
  • ADC Bit Depth: 12 or 14 bit 
  • Raw File Formats: 12 or 14 bit Uncompressed, Lossless compressed, or Compressed NEF
  • Other File Formats: JPEG, TIFF
  • JPEG/TIFF Rendering: 16-bit rendering, 8-bit output 
  • Auto Rotation: Yes (selectable)
  • Color Spaces: sRGB, Adobe RGB 
  • Storage: one SD slot
  • Max Write Speed: ?
  • Maximum Buffer: 100 JPEG @ 16mp, up to 25 NEF (14-bit uncompressed) or 47 NEF (12-bit compressed) 
  • Connectivity: USB 2.0 HIGH
  • TV Support: NTSC and PAL, HDMI
  • Lens Support: all AF, AI-P, AI and AI-S
  • Autofocus Module: CAM4800FX (39 sensor, 9 crosshatch) supports -2 EV focus, f/8 autofocus (with sensor limitations)
  • Shutter Lag: ?ms (?ms blackout) 
  • Autofocus Modes: Single, Dynamic (9, 21, 39 pt, and 3D tracking), Automatic Area, Face Detect
  • AF Assist: (flash only) 
  • Metering: 2016-pixel Color matrix with shape/scene recognition, center-weight (variable), spot
  • Exposure Modes: PSAM
  • Exposure Compensation: +/- 3 stops, 1/3 stop
  • Exposure Bracketing: Yes, 2-5 frames, 1/3, 2/3, 1, 2, or 3 stop
  • ISO: 100-12800, LO1, HI1, HI2, HI3, HI4, AUTO (with focal length, shutter speed priorities)
  • White Balance: Auto (2), bracketed, custom (4), 6 predefined with fine tuning, direct Kelvin, two axis tuning
  • Image Settings: Picture Controls; Sharpening, Contrast, Saturation, Brightness, Hue 
  • Color LCD: 3.2" TFT, 921,000 dots, 170 degree, auto light adjust, 46x magnification
  • Image Review: Histogram (RGB), Histogram, Focus Pt, Highlights
  • Continuous Shooting Speed: 5.5 fps @ 16.2mp
  • Shutter Speeds: 30s to 1/4000, bulb, 150k rated 
  • Mirror Lockup: Programmable Delay, M-UP 
  • Viewfinder: Pentaprism, 100%, 0.7x magnification, 15mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopters, eyepiece shutter 
  • Viewfinder Accessories: DG-2 magnifier, DK-14/17A antifog, DK-19 rubber cup, DK17m magnifier, DR-5 right angle, DK-18 adapter, DK17c diopter correction
  • Optional Focus Screens: Nikon E-type 
  • Menus: Playback, Shooting, Custom Settings, Setup, Retouch, MyMenu
  • Flash Sync Speed: 1/200, TTL FP 
  • Flash Type: supports I-TTL 
  • Internal Flash: No 
  • PC Sync: Yes
  • Flash Compensation: -3 to +1EV
  • Flash Options: Red Eye, Slow Sync, Rear Sync, Flash Lock
  • DOF Preview: Yes
  • Optional Remote Control: screw-in on shutter release, MC-DC2, WR-R10/WR-T10 with WR-A10
  • Size: 5.6x4.3x2.6" (143.5 x 110 x 66.5mm)
  • Weight: 30 ounces (765g) (with battery)
  • Battery: EN-EL14a (1400 shots CIPA)
  • Optional AC Adapter: EH-5b, requires EP-5A
  • Other Significant Features: Available in black, or black body with silver top and trim, Autofocus calibration, active D-Lighting, chromatic aberration control, HDR pictures, quiet shooting, PictBridge, integrated vertical release, live view with autofocus, FUNC button, horizontal/vertical indicator, wireless transfer option (WU-1a), multiple exposure, interval shooting, FUNC button, GPS support
  • Software: View NX2
  • List Price at Introduction: US$2750 body only

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