Nikon unveils its first full-frame DSLR, the 12.1-megapixel D3. Also, a new
12.3MP DX-sized D300 is added to the lineup, along with an army of pro
After years of rumor and speculation, there is now a very impressive full-frame Nikon digital SLR, the Nikon D3. This 12.1-megapixel camera, aimed at sports, nature, and news photographers, packs an impressive 3-inch LCD screen with 920,000-pixel resolution, it sports a live-view function and can shoot at full resolution at 9 frames per second with autofocus. And that autofocus come from a 51-point AF system. ISO can be expanded down to 100, all the way up to 25,600! There's also 14-bit processing of RAW data. All this performance comes from the new EXPEED processor.