Nikon - Df - Small & light retro style DSLR with full size sensor


Nikon is going to release the digital single-lens reflex "Df" on November 28. The body will be sold for about ¥280,000, the lens kit "Df 50mm f/1.8G Special Edition Kit" will be sold for about ¥300,000.

It has a 36x23.9mm-sized Nikon FX Format CMOS sensor (16.25m effective pixels) - so-called full size sensor - which is identical to that of Nikon's flagship "D4", and it also has the image processor engine "EXPEED 3". Although it has a full size sensor, its body is the lightest and smallest among Nikon FX Format digital single-lens reflex cameras: W143.5 x H110 x D66.5mm, 719g.

"Df" is also compatible with high ISO 204,800, 0.14 seconds of start-time, 0.052 seconds of release time lag, and 5.5 fps continuous shoot. For auto focus, Mutli-CAM 4800 AF module with 39 AF points (the center 9 are cross type). Glass Penta Prism is used for the optical finder with about 100% finder coverage. "Df" has a 3.2inch monitor (0.92 million dots).