2 New DSLRs and 5 New Lenses!

23 Aug

Nikon has shaken the industry and exceeded all expectations with a wallop of product announcements today, unveiling both new D3 and D300 cameras, as well as no less than 5 new lenses. Here’s what was announced, more details are available on Nikon’s website.

Nikon D3
D3

  • A Nikon-original 12.1-megapixel FX-format (23.9 x 36mm) CMOS sensor, in concert with Nikon’s exclusive Expeed digital image processing technologies, delivers breathtakingly rich image quality and greater handling speed, while also reducing noise to unprecedented levels, even high ISOs.
  • Continuous shooting at up to 9 frames-per-second at full FX resolution eliminates the image quality issues that face so many low-light sports shooters.
  • The 3.0-inch Super Density 920,000-dot VGA Color Monitor with 170-degree wide-angle viewing makes possible even more critical image review.
  • Nikon’s exclusive Scene Recognition System, with an enhanced 1,005-pixel 3D Color Matrix Metering II, provides even more intelligent light metering capabilities, along with smarter white balance detection and faster and more accurate AF performance.
  • Nikon’s self-diagnostic shutter system, tested to 300,000 cycles, is a clear indicator of advanced engineering and durable construction.
  • 2 LiveView Shooting Modes are just one of the D3’s features that support unmatched versatility.
  • Available November 2007

Nikon D300
D300

  • A new 12.3-megapixel DX-Format CMOS Sensor, in concert with Nikon’s exclusive EXPEED digital image processing technologies, advances handling speed while making possible even greater DX-format image quality.
  • Continuous shooting at up to 6 frames-per-second, and up to 8 frames-per-second with the new MB-D10 High-Speed battery grip, makes the D300 a powerful performer in a variety of shooting disciplines.
  • The 3.0-inch Super Density 920,000-dot VGA Color Monitor with 170-degree wide-angle viewing makes possible even more critical image review.
  • Nikon’s exclusive Scene Recognition System, with an improved 1,005-pixel 3D Color Matrix Metering II, provides even more intelligent light metering capabilities, along with smarter white balance detection and faster and more accurate AF performance.
  • A new Dynamic Integrated Dust Reduction System stands guard against dust-born image degradation.
  • 2 LiveView Shooting Modes are just one of the D300’s features that support unmatched versatility.
  • Available November 2007

5 New Lenses:

AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED
AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED

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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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