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 0.72x. 95% coverage means that what you see in your viewfinder while shooting will slightly be different from the actual image.
Max Shutter speed
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 it also has a flash shoe to 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 D700 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Nikon D700 is powered by battery which provides a shooting life of 1000 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of DSLR type cameras is 910 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 D780 with its 2260shots is the model with longest battery life among Semi-Pro DSLR cameras. Check the comparison of Nikon D700 vs Nikon D780 or take a look at Longest Battery Life DSLR cameras list.
Nikon D700 Features Compared to Main Competitors
You can download Nikon D700's User Manual here