16MP Nikon D7000 has landed --
What's new with Nikon D7000?
D7000 incorporates a freshly-designed 16.2-megapixel sensor coupled with Nikon's EXPEED 2 processor. With this combo, Nikon aims to up its analog-to-digital conversion to 14-bit processing, which should produce better dynamic range. Nikon D7000 also gets a new metering sensor, a viewfinder with 100% scene coverage and a more sophisticated autofocus system that's presumably better than D90 in sensitivity.
Shoots 1080p HD Videos with Continuous AutoFocus
Like previously announced Nikon D3100, D7000 records 1080p High-Definition videos with full-time autofocus (or autofocus while capturing the video). Users will have to keep in mind, however, that there's a 20 minute limit on uninterrupted video captures; While that's clear limitation in this department, Nikon tries to compensate by giving D7000 an added control dial for adjusting shooting modes and stereo mic input.
Nikon D7000's body consists of a magnesium-alloy shell and a shutter system that's 150,000 cycle-rated. Additionally, D7000 is dust and moisture sealed and features Nikon's dust reduction system to keep image-degrading particles away from the image sensor.
Pricing and Availability
Nikon D7000 dSLR is slated for October 2010 release. Suggested retail price is $1,199.95 (body only) and $1,499.95 (with 18-105mm lens). No word yet on its availability in the Philippines
Here are the complete technical specifications of Nikon D7000:
Read the full press release: