Nikon D780 Out Now


Gear Focus

Mar 13, 2020

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Nikon has just released the new Nikon D780. We've been expecting this camera release for a little while now, so this isn't a huge surprise. The Nikon D780 is being touted as a DSLR that can work as a hybrid stills and video camera. Check out the specs this camera is offering below.

The Nikon D780 - a comeback for DSLRs

The Nikon D780 has a nice range of features, and is relatively inexpensive. You can get high resolution stills and videos with the robust 24.5MP sensor. The sensor features a BSI design to help when working in a wide variety of lighting conditions.
  • 24.5MP CMOS sensor
  • EXPEED 6 Image Processor
  • Ultra high def 4K video at 30 fps
  • N-Log and 10-bit HDMI out
  • 51-point autofocus system
  • ISO range of 100 - 51200 (50 - 204800 in live view)
The D780 also has two card slots for increased versatility The Nikon D780 also features a large 3.2" tilting touchscreen LCD. All-in-all the D780 is a versatile DSLR with fast readout speeds, good resolution, and good low light performance. The camera also sports a 273-point hybrid AF system. The built-in microphone will work well enough for some users. However, there is a 3.5mm stereo jack for utilizing higher quality audio equipment. Live monitoring is also possible via the headphone jack.

Ultimately, this camera hits most of the needed targets

Maybe not as groundbreaking as other similarly-priced cameras, the Nikon D780 has some pretty nice features. For those that are more comfortable with a DSLR, this may be a great choice. Especially if you find yourself needing a hybrid camera capable of shooting both stills and video. The D780 retails at $2,299.95 as of the time of this post. Are you going to be picking up a Nikon D780? We'd love to hear from you. Leave your comments below whether you are planning to buy, already bought, or not buying at all.

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