LCD and Viewfinder
Nikon D700 has a Fixed Type 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 922k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
D700 has a built-in Optical (pentaprism) viewfinder.
The viewfinder has a coverage of 95% and a magnification ratio of 0.72×
Nikon D700 can shoot continuously at max speed of 5 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/8000 sec . D700 has a built-in flash, and you can also mount your external flashes too.
Nikon D700 features a Phase Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 51 points to choose from.
Unfortunately Nikon D700 doesn't have Video recording ability.
Connectivity and Storage
You can connect your camera to other devices through HDMI port or via USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Nikon D700 is powered by EN-EL3e battery which provides a shooting life of 1000 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of DSLR type cameras is 876 shots, its battery life is about average in its class but it would still be wise to invest in some spare batteries for long photo trips.
Battery Life Comparison in Semi-Pro DSLR Cameras
Nikon Df with its 1400shots is the model with longest battery life among Semi-Pro DSLR cameras. Check the comparison of Nikon D700 vs Nikon Df or take a look at Longest Battery Life DSLR cameras list.
You can download Nikon D700's User Manual here
Current Lowest price for Nikon D700 is $2,699.95