Nikon D610 overview
Nikon D610 is Nikon's Advanced DSLR camera originally introduced on October of 2013. The camera has a 24MP, CMOS Full frame size sensor with a peak resolution of 6016 x 4016.
The D610 is placed #21 out of 92 in Advanced DSLR cameras and all round #98 out of 1428 for cameras in our collection. You can use our Smart camera finder to see camera listings based on your personalized requirements.
Here is a chart of different criteria used in the scoring system.
Nikon D610 family
The Nikon D610 comes with a history of related cameras. Below, you can view all past and current models along with key specifications.
Nikon D610 Gallery
You can view the D610 from various angles in the gallery underneath.
Nikon D610 Pros and Cons
Here is a list of pluses and minuses of the Nikon D610 based on features which are generally seen as useful in a camera.
Nikon D610 Sensor features
The Nikon D610 is run by the Expeed 3 chip. The size of the sensor on the Nikon D610 is 35.9mm x 24mm (Full frame). The 862 mm² sensor can resolve 6016 x 4016 pixels with aspect ratios of 3:2.Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone
The CMOS sensor boasts 24 megapixels and has a native ISO range of 100 to 6400. The ISO can also be extended digitally to a maximum of 25600. RAW photos are saved so you have more room to maneuver in post.
The graphic underneath illustrates the D610's sensor size in comparison to other common sizes. The D610 sensor comes with a crop factor of 1 and is showcased in green.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
To get an idea of various aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Nikon D610 dimensions
Nikon D610 is 1.87 pounds (850 grams / 29.98 oz) and the size of the camera is 141mm x 113mm x 82mm (5.6" x 4.4" x 3.2"). The weight of general Advanced DSLR camera is 776 grams and the Nikon D610 is very similar as compared to its rivals.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
Here is a picture of the Nikon D610 besides a softdrink to help you to have a feel for its size.
The top view under will illustrate the button design on the D610.
Nikon D610 Lens features
The D610 fits the Nikon F mount and has 308 lenses that you can purchase. Here is a few of the lenses we have in our database that will fit the D610.
Nikon D610 Connectivity
The D610 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- HDMI Yes
- GPS Yes
Cameras which include NFC and / or Bluetooth support can be controlled wirelessly by smartphones. You will be able to copy photos and sometimes change settings without the hassle of connecting straight with the camera.
A few apps also stream a Liveview and press the shutter if you aren't close to the camera. If the camera provides a HDMI out, it can be connected to an external display. A lot of cameras enable you to charge the battery through the USB socket.
Nikon D610 Video features
The highest video quality on the Nikon D610 is 1920 x 1080 and it can save in MPEG-4 and H.264 format. 1080p quality delivers a great balance for quality and file size but FULL HD won't give you much room to crop. The camera does have both headphone and mic jack making it pretty useful while capturing audio.
Nikon D610 Weather Sealing
Nikon D610 has weather sealing making it a very good selection to use for tricky locations. This can be especially helpful any time you are not sure about the conditions you might face for outdoor photography.
Nikon D610 Display and Viewfinder
The Nikon D610 has a 3.2 inch fixed display with a resolution of 921 thousand dots.
Sadly the display is not a touch screen. The D610 also comes with a Top LCD display allowing you to quickly view your settings.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
The ViewFinder specifications regarding Nikon D610 are the following:
- ViewFinder Optical (pentaprism)
- ViewFinder Coverage 100%
- ViewFinder Magnification 0.7x
Viewfinders are really useful for sunny outdoor conditions which might make the camera display washed out and difficult to view.
Nikon D610 Shutter features
Nikon D610 continuous shooting rate is 6.0 frames/s. The highest shutter speed is 1/4000 sec.
Nikon D610 Flash and Hot shoe features
Nikon D610 includes both integrated flash and external flash ability. The max flash sync is 1/200 sec.
Nikon D610 Autofocus features
Nikon D610 includes both Phase Detect Autofocus along with Contrast Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot more faster & exact compared to Contrast Detect autofocusing. The camera has Face detect which can be useful for portraits.
The Sensor has 39 focus points to pick from. It also has Tracking Autofocus for objects that move. Nikon D610 has manual focus in case it is required for low light occasions or you want more precise focus control.
Nikon D610 Battery life
The battery power (EN-EL15) for the Nikon D610 is fashioned to last for 900 shots as per the CIPA benchmarks which is on par with its competition. The typical Advanced DSLR camera battery life is 909. Nikon D780 has the highest (2260) battery life for this group of cameras.
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Nikon D610 for different kinds of photography
The following bar chart gives a analysis of the Nikon D610 for different kinds of photography. To find out more, have a look at the specific section underneath.
Nikon D610 Portrait photography information
The Nikon D610 gets a score of 83 which is brilliant, meaning that it is a wonderful option for portrait photography. Photographing portrait photos leans heavily to sensor size, support for RAW photos plus the flexibility to use external lighting.
Street photography with Nikon D610
Having a decent score of 60, the Nikon D610 is reasonably suited for street photography. A very good street photography camera features a fine balance of image quality and portability.
Nikon D610 Sports photography information
A above average sports photography points total of 72 suggests the Nikon D610 is a very decent pick for photographing sports. A camera really should have fantastic focusing plus fast shutter speeds for sports photography.
Travel photography with Nikon D610
Weight is extremely critical in picking a camera for travel. All things considered, the Nikon D610 gets a nice 67 for a travelling camera which makes it a respectable fit to purchase for your trips.
Nikon D610 as a Landscape photography camera
When you're planning to buy a camera for landscape photos, the most important aspect will no doubt be image quality. The Nikon D610 with it's tremendous score of 79 as a landscape camera is a wonderful fit amongst its rivals.
Nikon D610 Vlogging information
A vlogging camera should really posses a moving display, microphone input and ideally IBIS. Taking everything in to account, the Nikon D610 is not really good for vlogging as it delivers a really bad rating of 30.
Nikon D610 Alternatives
If you are looking for alternatives to the D610, below is a selection of the top rated cameras which fall within the family of Advanced DSLR.
The chart just below offers you an overview of the D610 vs it's top ranked rivals mentioned above.
Following are several cameras you might take into account as alternative options. To read a thorough comparison, go to the "compare" link.