79
Global
Score
79

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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Retro-inspired cameras are the "in" thing right now, and the Nikon Df could have been part of that "it" crowd, if not for its high price. Most critics agree the Df looks great... until you pick it up, with The Phoblographer finding that Nikon "put too much thought into the design and not into the user experience," and Pocket-Lint calls it an example of "form over function." And those trendy retro dials? Hardware Zone says they're "clunky." However, if you can get past the design flaws the Df does come through as a camera, producing "superb" images, according to What Digital Camera. The Nikon Df might have a trendy retro design and take great photos, but all that cool masks a flawed user experience that might leave you feeling burnt by the price.

from $2746.95+

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Breakdown

Battery life
9.0
Design and form factor
7.7
Ease of use
6.7
Image quality
9.7
Speed (start-up time, lag)
7.4
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Specs

Df

Type
DSLR (Nikon F)
Resolution (effective)
16 megapixels
Sensor size
Full-frame
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Specs

Df

Type
DSLR (Nikon F)
Resolution (effective)
16 megapixels
Sensor size
Full-frame
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