Nikon D5000 Digital Camera Review

$729.95 MSRP


The Nikon D5000 is one of a handful of sub-$1000 video SLRs. Overall we found the Canon T1i did a better job shooting video, with higher definition and smoother video motion, but the Nikon was superior for still photography.

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  1. Introduction
  2. Design
  3. Product Tour
  4. Hardware
  5. Photo Gallery
  6. Image Quality
  7. Sharpness
  8. Color
  9. Noise Reduction
  10. Dynamic Range
  11. Low Light
  12. Distortion
  13. Video
  14. Usability
  15. Ease of Use
  16. Handling
  17. Controls
  18. Speed
  19. Features
  20. Video Features
  21. Specs & Ratings