Nikon

Nikon D3

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Key specs

  • CMOS
  • Full format
  • 36 x 23.9 mm
  • 12 megapixels
  • 4256;2832 px
  • Nikon F;Nikon DX;Nikon FX
  • Contrast Detect (sensor);Phase Detect;Multi-area;Selective single-point;Single;Continuous;Live View
  • 3 in
  • no
Colors

Nikon D3 Full Specifications

Sensor

CMOS
FX
36 x 23.9 mm
13 Mpx
12 Mpx
5:4, 3:2
4256, 2832
3184x2120, 2128x1416
Expeed

Image

100
25600
100
25600
4256, 2832
12
Auto, Cloudy, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Manual, Shade, Sunny
JPG, RAW, TIF
Black&White, Neutral, Vivid
RAW

Optics and focus

Nikon F
1 x
Auto/Manual
Continuous Auto Focus, Servo Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus
51
51
Lens based only

Screen and viewfinder

3.00 in
Fixed
LCD
922000
Optical
100 %
0.7 x
0.71 in

Photography features

Electronic
30 sec
1/8000 sec
2
5
-5
1/3, 1/2
2, 5, 10, 20
1/250s
Redeye Reduction, Slow Sync
Hot shoe, PC terminal
i-TTL
11.0 fps
custom
9 fps
9 fps
0.3 - 1.0±EV

Videography features

Not supported
NTSC, PAL
Highlights, Slide show, Thumbnails

Design

SLR
Aluminum-magnesium
Black

Dimensions

2.73 lb
6.28 in
6.18 in
3.44 in

Storage

CF, CF Type II, MicroDrive
2
Compact Flash Type I/II
DCF 2.0, DPOF, Exif 2.21

Power

Battery
4300
Lithium-Ion
1
Y

Connectivity

2.0

Other features

Trimming

Nikon D3 Online reviews

Nikon D3 In-depth Review: Digital Photography Review
The professional Nikon D 'single digit' series of digital SLR's started life back in June 1999 with the groundbreaking D1. Groundbreaking because it was the digital SLR that broke Kodak's stranglehold on the digital SLR market and fundamentally brought prices down to a level which most professionals could afford (around the US$5,500 mark). Since then we have seen a steady progression in the evolution of this line of cameras. Whilst the core values of a high quality full-size body with integrated grip have remained constant, the line split into two halves (indicated by the X and H suffixes), one targeted at high resolution photography the other high speed sports type photography (lower resolution but faster continuous shooting). It's been almost three years since Nikon introduced a...Read more

Nikon D3 review - Tech Advisor
Okay, so Nikon's D3 flagship DSLR has an eye-watering price tag but, in replacing the aged D2x, Nikon has produced a digital SLR camera with a feature set to make the mouth water too.Read more

Nikon D3 review | Stuff
Nikon’s flagship DSLR boasts a full-frame sensor but aims for a different audience to its Canon rival – can it hit the target?Read more