The Nikon D5000 is a powerful and versatile SLR camera that delivers superb still images and high-definition D-movie clips with sound. Incredibly easy to use, it boasts a range of automatic features that help capture the shots you want and an impressive 12.3 megapixel DX format image sensor that ensures exceptionally detailed results. The innovative vari-angle LCD monitor makes it easy to shoot from any angle, bringing an exciting new twist to using Live View. Whether you shoot still or moving images, you can flip, tilt or turn the monitor to take shots from above, below, to the side, or to create self-portraits. An array of automatic scene modes make it simple to capture clear images in a variety of situations and a range of retouch functions let you enhance photos in-camera. With so many powerful features packed into its compact, lightweight body, the D5000 offers people on the go a fantastic way to capture stunning shots from any angle.


Some key features of the new Nikon D5000 are:

  • 12.3-megapixel DX-format CMOS image sensor
  • Coupled with Nikon’s EXPEED image processing and NIKKOR optics, breathtaking picture quality is assured
  • D-Movie Mode with sound
  • Record 720p HD movie clips enhanced by NIKKOR interchangeable lens quality and versatility
  • Vari-angle color LCD monitor
  • Position the 2.7-inch monitor freely for fresh shooting perspectives. Screen flips inward for safe keeping
  • 19 Auto-exposure Scene Modes
  • Capture stunning photos in challenging picture-taking situations including Sunsets, Candlelight, Silhouette, Portrait, Landscape, Beach/Snow, and more
  • One-button Live View
  • Easy Live View access offers 4 autofocus modes, including Face Priority AF
  • Continuous shooting as fast as 4 frames-per-second
  • Combined with fast power-up and split-second shutter response, decisive moments are captured easily without annoying shooting lag
  • Low noise ISO sensitivity from 200 to 3200
  • Engineered for exceptional low-light shooting
  • Built-in image sensor cleaning
  • Effective 4-frequency, ultrasonic sensor cleaning keeps images spot free
  • 11-point autofocus system with 3D Focus Tracking
  • Fast and accurate autofocus delivers razor sharpness
  • Auto Active D-Lighting
  • Restores lost shadow and highlight detail in high contrast exposures—Selectable and Auto modes available
  • In-camera Retouch image editing
  • Creative in-camera image editing, featuring Soft Filter, Straighten, Color Outline Effect, Perspective Control, Red-eye Correction, Image Overlay, Monochrome and more—all without a computer
  • Picture Control Settings for personal image control
  • Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape and 9 customizable settings
  • Nikon 3D Color Matrix Metering II
  • Nikon’s renowned 420-pixel RGB 3D Color Matrix Metering II, teamed with the exclusive Scene Recognition System, evaluates each scene for unmatched exposure accuracy
  • Durable, high precision shutter
  • Testing to over 100,000 cycles assures precision and long shutter life
  • GPS geo-tagging
  • GP-1 GPS unit (optional) automatically identifies and records every image’s latitude, longitude and altitude, with satellite time-of-day

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Price:The new Nikon D5000 Digital SLR Camera price is Rs.37,950 (with AF-S 18-55mm VR Kit Lens), or Rs.30,000 for the body only.The Nikon D5000 with Nikon 18-105mm VR lens Kit price is Rs.48,000 and Rs.50,000 with Twin Kit Lens (Nikon) .


  1. I bought this Camera from Duabi…1027 USD.
    BUT in the the US itz costing 700 USD with 18-55mm Nikkor lens…datz a whooping 12 grands less!

  2. 1. i want to buy nikon d 5000 digital slr camera from any dealer based in rajasthan. what I have to pay in all ?????

    2. What is the Indian Currecy price of nikon d 5000 with 18-105 mm VR lense kit?

  3. I am interested in aquiring this piece of Nikon. Kindly check and confirm me the reliable dealers in Mumbai – India

  4. I got this camera at bangalore on 18th October for Rs 46,000/-. The Kit includes D5000, 18-55 VR lens, and camera bag.

  5. Sir, I am interested to buy D 5000 camara with lence cn u inform the indian price , i am in cochin

  6. want to buy Nikon D 5000 Camera. What is the prize in india for the V R Kit. Is this camera expandable with more powered lens.


  7. I want to buy Nikon D 5000 Camera. What is the prize in india for the V R Kit. Is this camera expandable with more powered lens.


  8. I want to buy Nikon D 5000 Camera. What is the prize in india for the V R Kit. Is this camera expandable with more powered lens.
    Plz let me know if the cost will come down in 2010.

  9. can i have the manual and indian price of this camera??????????this camera is simply marvelous………pls reply soon……….

  10. what is the Price in India?
    Does it has RAW file format?
    Does it comes with 18-200 lens?
    Does it has full HD movie recording?
    Why D2 and D90 is are more expensive than this even though they don’t have specifications like live view and movie recording.