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I case you missed last weeks announcement of Nikon’s new flagship DSLR, the full frame D3X, here a few of the important stats.
- FX-format CMOS image sensor with 24.5 effective megapixels.
- Low noise from ISO 100 to ISO 1600.
- Near-instantaneous shutter release time lag of approx. 0.04 second.
- 5-frames-per-second continuous shooting in full frame format and 7 fps in DX crop mode.
- Live View mode for shooting hand held and with a tripod.
- High-resolution 3-inch VGA-size LCD monitor with tempered glass.
- Intelligent power management that allows you shoot up to 4,400 frames on a single battery charge.
- Estimated selling price of $7999.95—available in December 2008.
For a full rundown on the camera, take a look at Rob Galbraith’s review.
— Ken Geiger