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Nikon officially announces D3 and D300, lenses


Alright, Nikon's two new flagship DSLRs are officially announced. (Better images coming right up.) Here's what you need to know:

D3

  • 12.1 megapixel, full-frame friggin sensor! (23.9 x 36mm) Finally. ISO up to 6400

  • 3-inch VGA live view LCD

  • Two (count 'em, two!) CompactFlash card slots for overflow, backup, or copying

  • New EXPEED image processor

  • 9fps in full frame, 11fps in DX crop; 51 point autofocus (with "3D focus tracking")

  • HDMI out with optional cable

  • $5000, November release

D300

  • 12.3 megapixel DX (1.5 crop) sensor

  • 3-inch VGA live view LCD

  • New EXPEED image processor

  • 51 point autofocus

  • $1800, November release

Lenses

  • AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED

  • AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8G ED

  • AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8G ED VR

  • AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4G ED VR

  • AF-S NIKKOR 600mm f/4G ED VR

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Read - D3 press release
Read - D300 release
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