Nikon D5000 offers a 12.3 effective megapixel CMOS sensor, a versatile Vari-angle LCD monitor, and excellent photographic performance thanks to continuous shooting as fast as 4 frames per second, advanced 3D Color Matrix Metering II for outstanding exposure accuracy, 11-point selectable autofocus, and four Live View AF modes, along with automatic exposure and white balance bracketing functions.
1 Nikon D5000 DSLR Camera 1 EN-EL9a Battery Pack 1 MH-23 Battery Charger 1 UC-E6 Data Cable (USB) 1 EG-CP14 AV Cable 1 AN-DC3 Strap 1 CD-ROM 1 User s Guide 1 Body cap 1 DK-24 Rubber Eyecup 1 DK-5 Eyepiece cap
Type of Camera Single-lens reflex digital camera Effective Pixels 12.3 million Image Sensor Nikon DX format (23.6 x 15.8 mm) CMOS sensor Sensitivity ISO 200 to 3,200 in steps of 1/3 EV File Format NEF (12 bit compressed RAW); JPEG (Baseline-compliant); AVI movie (Motion JPEG compression format with monaural sound) File System DCF-compliant (Exif 2.21-compatible), DPOF-compliant, PictBridge-compatible Storage Media SD memory card (SDHC compliant) LCD Monitor Size 2.7-in. LCD Monitor 2.7 , 230,000-dot, low-temperature polysilicon TFT vari-angle LCD I/O Terminal NTSC or PAL (selectable), HDMI Type C connector Interface USB 2.0 (High-speed) MTP/PT, GP-1 (GPS Unit) Picture Angle (in 35mm  format equivalent) Approx. 1.5x lens focal length ViewFinder Type Optical Viewfinder Eye-level penta-Dach mirror type; built-in diopter adjustment (-1.7 to +0.5m-1) Eyepoint 17.9 mm (?1.0 m-1) Focusing Screen Type B Brite View clear matte screen Mark V with superimposed focus brackets Viewfinder Frame Coverage/Magnification (with 50mm lens at infinity; -1.0 m-1) Approx. 95%/ Approx. 0.78x Reflex Mirror Instant return Lens Aperture Instant-return type Autofocus TTL phase detection by Nikon Multi-CAM 1000 autofocus module with AF-assist (range approx. 0.5-3m/1ft 8 in. - 9ft 10 in.) Focus Lock Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (Single-servo AF) or by pressing AE-L/AF-L button
Exposure Metering System 1) Scene-recognition system compatible 3D color matrix metering ? (type G and D lenses) Auto Exposure Lock Exposure locked at detected value with AE-L/AF-L button Auto Exposure Bracketing 3 exposures in increments, ?2.0 +2.0 (in steps of 1/2 or 1/3 EV) Maximum Shutter 1/4000 Minimum Shutter 30 Shutter Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal plane shutter, 30 to 1/4000sec in steps of 1/3 EV plus bulb Sync Contact X-contact only; flash synchronization at up to 1/200 sec Flash Control 1) i-TTL flash control by 420-segment RGB sensor; i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR, standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR Flash Sync Modes 1) Front-curtain sync, 2) Red-eye reduction, 3) Slow sync with red-eye reduction, 4) Slow sync, rear-curtain sync Accessory Shoe Standard ISO hot-shoe contact with safety lock Self-Timer Electronically controlled timer with duration of 2, 5, 10 or 20 s. Depth of Field Preview Button No Remote Control Via Wireless Remote Control ML-L3 (optional) GPS via GP-1 GPS Unit (optional) Power Requirements Rechargeable EN-EL9a Li-ion battery, EH-5a AC adapter Battery Life (on a fully charged battery) Approx. 510 shots Tripod Socket 1/4 in. (ISO1222) Dimensions Approx. 127 x 104 x 80mm Weight (without battery, memory card or body cap) Approx. 560g