NIKON Speedlight SB-700 AF TTL Flashgun Review

NIKON Speedlight SB-700 AF TTL Flashgun Reviews

Review score: 9.2 / 10 – Updated April, 2024

Latest Price: £259

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NIKON Speedlight SB-700 AF TTL Flashgun Review

Overall Customer Rating

Overall rating

9.2 average based on 126 reviews.

How customers rate NIKON Speedlight SB-700 AF TTL Flashgun

Ease of use
Value for money

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NIKON Speedlight SB-700 AF TTL Flashgun features

NIKON Speedlight SB-700 AF TTL Flashgun specs

NIKON Speedlight SB-700 AF TTL Flashgun
Brand compatibility


Flash metering


Guide number

28 m at ISO 100

Flash duration

1/1042 sec. at M1/1 (full) output

Bounce function (tilt)

-7° or up to 90° with click-stops at -7°, 0°, 45°, 60°, 75°, 90°.

Bounce function (rotate)

180° to the left and right with click-stops at 0°, 30°, 60°, 75°, 90°, 120°, 150°, 180°


– 14 – 120 mm (DX-format)

Manual mode


Slave mode


Built-in wide-angle diffuser


Display and indicators

LCD display

Power source

AA batteries x 4

Box contents

– Speedlight Stand AS-22


71 x 126 x 104.5 mm (L x W x D)





Number of Reviews


Review Score

9.2 / 10

Average score in category: 9.5 / 10



As with any electrical items, it’s particularly important to study the quality of a product before you buy it. This is especially important for Flashguns. But when we’re buying online, what can be done to get an idea of a product’s quality?

Our first area to study is normally the features. We’ve given a full list of features for NIKON Speedlight SB-700 AF TTL Flashgun above. This should give you a good idea of how good the product is in terms of features and functionality.

You’re also going to want to know how durable the product is, so here we’d advise taking a look at the materials that the Flashguns are made from.

There is also a lot of benefit in checking out the brand of the Flashguns. Some brands are known for manufacturing much better quality products. As I’m sure you’re aware, brands like Nikon are really well respected for making great Flashguns.

It’s also important to have a good idea of your expectations in terms of quality too. You may not actually be looking for the best quality product if your main goal is to get cheap Flashguns. So spend some time considering what’s important to you and think about the areas that you’d be happy to compromise or not.

Comparing Prices

That leads us nicely into price, where we’re going to spend some time looking at the price of NIKON Speedlight SB-700 AF TTL Flashgun and seeing how that compares to other Flashguns and also looking at the sort of price you can expect to pay for products from Nikon.

It’s really good at this stage to spend some time just getting an idea of the sort of price you can expect to pay for your Flashguns. When you’re spent a bit of time looking at the prices, consider setting yourself a budget.

Setting yourself a budget will really help you to narrow down your search. It can also help you to avoid the slippery slope of buying a really expensive product that perhaps had advanced specifications that you didn’t need or couldn’t actually afford.

The price that we found NIKON Speedlight SB-700 AF TTL Flashgun cheapest in our most recent search was at Currys and cost just £259.

Customers are obviously impressed with the value of NIKON Speedlight SB-700 AF TTL Flashgun as they’ve rated it in terms of value for money at: 8.6 out of 10.

How much do Flashguns cost on average?

We searched for all of the Flashguns that we could find at Currys. In total we found 12 different products available.

The average price of Flashguns was £117.41, which makes NIKON Speedlight SB-700 AF TTL Flashgun above average in terms of price.

We also thought it would be useful for you to know how much the price of Flashguns can vary. Of the 12 products we found, the lowest cost that we found was £21.99 and the highest price we saw was £389.00.

In the Flashguns category, 1 products cost more than NIKON Speedlight SB-700 AF TTL Flashgun and 10 cost less.

How much are Nikon Flashguns?

Next up we thought it would be useful to narrow down our search a bit more and only look at Flashguns made by Nikon. We managed to find 1 options at Currys.

The average price of these 1 products was £259.00. With the cheapest coming in at £259.00 and most expensive currently showing as £259.00. Based on this price analysis it shows that NIKON Speedlight SB-700 AF TTL Flashgun is below average against other Nikon Flashguns.

NIKON Speedlight SB-700 AF TTL Flashgun Reviews

Reviews are without question your best piece of information when researching a product to buy online. We love customer reviews especially, as they’re not incentivised and just written by genuine customers.

We also love customer reviews because many of them will be from customers who have been using the product for some time. We found 126 reviews for . So we’d strongly recommend you head over there and take the time to read plenty of the reviews to get a real feel for whether NIKON Speedlight SB-700 AF TTL Flashgun is just what you’re after.

NIKON Speedlight SB-700 AF TTL Flashgun has a customer review score of 8.8 and our review score is 8.8 out of 10. The average review score in the Flashguns category is 9.5 with an average of 45 reviews for each product. The average customer review score for products from Nikon is 9.1 based on an average of 53 reviews per product. So you’re definitely going to be in safe hands if you do choose to buy NIKON Speedlight SB-700 AF TTL Flashgun

The other useful source of reviews is expert reviews. Whilst these won’t give you as much user feedback as the customer reviews, it does mean that you’re getting some expert opinions on the Flashguns. Companies like TechRadar are really well known for providing great reviews.

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Buying Nikon branded products

Brand, as mentioned earlier, is another really important factor to consider for buying Flashguns.

It looks like you’ve already got some idea of the sort of product you’re inserted in, as you’ve landed on this NIKON Speedlight SB-700 AF TTL Flashgun review. However, if you do want to consider other brands just make sure you spend some time reading lots of reviews. If you decide to stick to Nikon then you’ll not be disappointed, judging by the customer reviews.

YouTube Video of NIKON Speedlight SB-700 AF TTL Flashgun

Another fantastic source of information and great for reviews is video content. Below we’ve run a search for NIKON Speedlight SB-700 AF TTL Flashgun on YouTube if you wanted to check out some of the video reviews that may have been created by customers or expert reviewers.


Based on the amazing reviews shown at the top of this review, we’re really impressed with NIKON Speedlight SB-700 AF TTL Flashgun and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend it as one of the top options if you’re looking to buy Flashguns. This is only highlighted by the great customer reviews and our review score of 8.8/10 overall.

All that’s left now is for you to head over to Currys to check out the 126 customer reviews. Simply hit the green button at the bottom of your screen to start.

Further product details

    • Product ID 1: 27478745951
    • Product ID 2: 9329876
    • Brand: Nikon
    • Model number: SB700
    • EAN: 18208048083
    • Description: Add more creative control to the composition, the Nikon Speedlight SB-700 AF TTL Flashgun offers enhanced power and coverage in a lightweight design. Shine a light Adding more to your images than a conventional on-board camera flash, the simple and intuitive Nikon Speedlight SB700 provides an 14 mm covering angle for Nikon DX-format SLR cameras. Its fast 2.5-second recycling time enables you to shoot images more rapidly, and Nikon’s i-TTL intelligent flash technology gives you fantastic flash exposures every time you shoot. Flash bounce Using a more versatile tool such as the SB700 Speedlight enables you to reduce background shadows and diffuse light with greater evenness and control for more pleasing, natural photographs. This excellent entry-level flash gives you flash power to cover distant subjects, group shots and close-up pictures with new-found confidence. Flash control The large, easy to read LCD display gives you an intuitive operation, making it easy to adjust settings. You can also enjoy wireless control of the light ratios with A and B group speedlight units. Flexible and easy to use As well as a generous covering angle, the Speedlight offers you a versatile shooting range from 2 feet up to 92 feet. The flash head can be tilted in four steps for excellent adaptability – set it to horizontal, 60, 75 or 90 degree positions. An automatic thermal protection system warns of excessive heat build-up during demanding shooting sessions. Conveniently powered by four AA-size (1.5V) batteries, all you need do is attach the flash, turn it on and snap away. Versatile and easy to use, the Nikon Speedlight SB-700 AF TTL Flashgun is a compact and lightweight tool perfect for enhanced twilight shots or for adding impact to daylight images.

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