Nikon's top APS-C DSLR gets HD video and faster bursts.
Imaging: 12.3MP effective, APS-C-sized, DX-format CMOS sensor captures images at 4288x2848 pixels with up to 14 bits/color in RAW mode
Storage: CompactFlash, SD and SDHC. Stores JPEG , NEF RAW, RAW + JPEG , and TIFF files
Burst Rate: Full-sized JPEG s (Fine mode), up to 100 shots at 7 fps; RAW, up to 18 shots at 7 fps (12 bit) or up to 30 shots at 2.5 fps (14 bit)
AF System: TTL phase detection with 51 illuminated focus points (15 cross-type); single-shot and continuous AF with 3-D focus tracking; tested sensitivity down to EV -2 (at ISO 100, f/1.4)
Live View: Contrast detection
Shutter Speeds: 1/8000 to 30 sec, plus B (1/3-, 1/2-, or 1-EV increments); 150,000-cycle rating
Metering: TTL metering using 1005-pixel RGB sensor, 3D Color Matrix II, centerweighted, and spotmetering (approximately 2% of viewfinder); EV 0-20 (at ISO 100)
ISO Range: Normal, ISO 200-3200; expanded, ISO 100, 6400 (in 1/3-EV increments).
VIDEO: Records up to 1280x720 pixels at 24 fps in AV I Motion JPEG format; built-in mono microphone; stereo minijack input.
Flash: Built-in pop-up with i-TTL flash and wireless control of optional flash units, GN 39 (ISO 100, feet); flash sync to 1/250 sec; dedicated Nikon hot-shoe
Viewfinder: Fixed eye-level pentaprism
LCD: 3-in. TFT with 921,00-dot resolution
Output: Hi-Speed USB 2.0, mini HDMI video, composite video, and GPS
Battery: Rechargeable EN-EL3e Li-ion, CIPA rating, 950 shots
Size/weight: 5.8x4.5x2.9 in., 1.85 lb with a card and battery
Street Price: $1,800, body only; $2,650 with 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED-IF AF-S Nikkor VR II lens