Updated on 15 September 2013 by

The best Nikon HD cameras are the advanced compact, compact system and DSLR cameras which allow you to capture 1080p Full HD videos. The below listed top-rated cameras from Nikon are mostly the interchangeable lens cameras which can capture images of over 18 Megapixel resolution. Also best suitable for low light photography, the Nikon cameras under the D series and Coolpix product line are good for capturing videos during parties, vacations or during any other event. With the help of Wi-Fi connectivity feature, these cameras allow you to easily share the videos to the internet.


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Nikon D610
Nikon D5300
Nikon 1 AW1
Nikon COOLPIX P7800
Nikon D7100
Nikon D610 24.3 MP CMOS FX-Format Digital SLR Camera (Body Only)
Nikon D5300 24.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera
Nikon 1 AW1 14.2 MP HD Waterproof, Shockproof Digital Camera System
Nikon COOLPIX P7800 12.2 MP Digital Camera
Nikon D7100 Digital Camera
$2,500
$647 - $997
$697 - $897
$650
$797 - $1,437
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Release Date
Oct 2013
Oct 2013
Sep 2013
Sep 2013
Feb 2013
HD Recording Format
720p (HDTV), 1080p (HDTV), 1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50, 30, 25 fps)
720p (HDTV), 1080p (HDTV), 1920 x 1080 (60, 50, 30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 424 (30, 25 fps)
720p (HDTV), 1080p (HDTV), 1920 x 1080 (60i, 30p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 640 x 240 (400 fps), 320 x 120 (1200 fps)
720p (HDTV), 1080p (HDTV), 480p, 1920 x 1080 (25p, 30p), 1280 x 720 (30p); high-speed: 1920 x 1080 (15 fps), 1280 x 720 (60 fps), 640 x 480 (120 fps)
1080p (HDTV), 1920 x 1080 (60, 50, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 424 (30
Camera Type
SLR/Professional, Mid-size SLR
SLR/Professional, Compact SLR
Digital camera - Mirrorless system, Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Compact
SLR/Professional, Mid-size SLR
Resolution
24.0 Megapixel
24.0 Megapixel
14.0 Megapixel
12.0 Megapixel
24.0 Megapixel
Image Sensor Type
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
BSI-CMOS
CMOS
LCD Screen Size
3.2 in.
3.2 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.2 in.
Image Sensor Size
43.18 mm
28.2 mm
13.23 mm
1.97 mm
28.2 mm
Average Rating
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 4.2 stars

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