Nikon D3000 Specs, Demo Video

Nikon has just announced a new entry-level DSLR - the Nikon D3000. Shared Jordi Brinkman, Product Manager for Nikon Europe,

“The D3000 dispels the view that DSLR cameras are complicated and makes taking great pictures simpler than ever before. You can really concentrate on having fun with photography and the Guide mode helps you to get the best results with the minimum of fuss.”

Here are the main features via Nikon's Official Website:

New Guide mode provides in-camera assistance for making camera settings and utilizing professional techniques

Large 3.0-in., approx. 230k-dot LCD with brightness adjustment

Nikon DX-format CCD image sensor, 10.2 effective megapixels

Integrated Dust Reduction System

Nikon’s exclusive EXPEED image processing system

Six scene modes that automatically adjust exposure, image processing, and other settings for superior image quality

Scene Recognition System, utilizing 420-pixel RGB sensor, improves autofocus, auto exposure and auto white balance performance

Active D-Lighting for smooth tone reproduction in high-contrast environments

Multi-CAM 1000 autofocus sensor module featuring 11 AF points provides fast and precise autofocus coverage across the frame

Picture Control System includes Portrait and Landscape options for more vibrant customized colors

Extensive palette of in-camera Retouch Menus including a new Miniature effect that modifies images to look like pictures of miniature models

Wide sensitivity range of ISO 100 to 1600; a Hi 1 setting increases sensitivity to ISO 3200

Viewfinder with approx. 95% frame coverage and an easy-to-view 18 mm eyepoint (at -1.0 m-1)
Up to 3 fps continuous shooting

Built-in pop-up flash with Nikon's original i-TTL flash control

Highly efficient energy-saving design that allows approx. 550 images on a single charge of the Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL9a (CIPA standard, with AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR and flash fired at full power once every other shot.)

Included Nikon ViewNX software makes browsing and organizing your images easy
Optional photo-editing software Capture NX 2 allows quick and easy photo editing

Lightweight, compact body with softly rounded form

And here's the demo video of Nikon D3000 (along with that of the more expensive Nikon D300s) courtesy of

Keep tuning in for price and release date in the Philippines.

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