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December 2008

Posted Dec 10,2008


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.Nikon_d3x_back
  • 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

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