LCD and Viewfinder
Nikon DL24-85 has a Tilting 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 1,037k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
LCD is Touch screen type, so you can change the settings and set the focus point with your fingertips. For those of you who loves shooting self portraits or group photos, Nikon DL24-85 will make your life easier with its selfie friendly screen.
DL24-85 doesn't have a built-in viewfinder but an optional external viewfinder is available. Lack of a viewfinder can be problematic especially under strong light where visibility of LCD screens goes down dramatically. If you need a Large Sensor Compact camera with a built-in viewfinder in a similar price range, consider Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) (Compare) or Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Nikon DL24-85 can shoot continuously at max speed of 60.0 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/16000 sec . DL24-85 has a built-in flash, and you can also mount your external flashes too.
Nikon DL24-85 features both Contrast Detection and Phase Detection autofocus (AF) systems which ensures speed and accuracy of focusing in most situations. The AF system has 171 points to choose from.
With Nikon DL24-85, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 3840 x 2160 at 30p,25p fps and save in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats. This means that Nikon DL24-85 provides 4K (Ultra-HD) video, highest resolution that is available in the market today. When viewed on a 4K screen, you will be amazed by the level of details and the crispness.DL24-85 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker.
Nikon DL24-85 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Large Sensor Compact camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Fujifilm X70 or Canon XC10 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
Nikon DL24-85 features a built-in wireless connectivity ( Wi-Fi with NFC and constant connection via Bluetooth) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.
With its NFC (Near Field Communication) feature, DL24-85 can communicate with devices such as smartphones which are also equipped with this technology by simply touching each other. Nikon DL24-85's bluetooth connectivity feature comes handy for connecting other devices that supports it.
One other feature that we like is the ability to use our smartphone as a remote to control our DL24-85. You can change camera settings, release shutter, view LCD screen and tranfer files using remote control app.
You can connect your camera to other devices through HDMI port or via USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Nikon DL24-85 is powered by EN-EL24 battery which provides a shooting life of 290 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Large Sensor Compact type cameras is 310 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 Large Sensor Compact Cameras
Leica X Vario with its 450shots is the model with longest battery life among Large Sensor Compact cameras. Check the comparison of Nikon DL24-85 vs Leica X Vario or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Current Lowest price for Nikon DL24-85 is $646.95