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It will retail for $5000 and is based off of an FX format CMOS measuring 36.0 mm x 23.9 mm.

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Pros

FX format CMOS - same size as 35 mm film

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a good deal next to Nikon's latest flagship the D3X

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Auto-senses DX and FX format lenses and auto-switches modes

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Expensive

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The Nikon D3 is a 12 MP professional DSLR to be released in November, 2007 (along with the cheaper Nikon D300) according to an August 23rd, 2007 press release. It will retail for $5000 and is based off of an FX format CMOS measuring 36.0 mm x 23.9 mm, which is the same size as 35 mm film.

Specifications

  • 12 MP FX format CMOS (36.0 mm x 23.9 mm)
  • 51 point Auto-Focus
  • ISO 200 - ISO 6,400 (up to ISO 25,600 in trick mode)
  • Supports DX format (autoswitches when attaching a DX lens)
  • Continuous shooting at 9 fps in FX, 11 fps in DX
  • Digital level to keep camera straight
Post Review
Arild
11/10/2007 10:43

D3 a prosumer camera? No way! The D300 yes - but the D3 is no doubt a full blooded pro camera.

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