Nikon

Nikon D3S

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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
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Nikon D3S Full Specifications

Sensor

CMOS
Full frame
36 x 23.9 mm
13 Mpx
12 Mpx
5:4, 3:2
4256, 2832
3552x2832, 3552x2368, 3184x2128, 2784x1848, 2656x1776, 2128x1416, 2080x1384 , 1776x1416, 1776x1184, 1392x920
Expeed

Image

200
12800
100
102400
4256, 2832
12
Auto, Cloudy, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Manual, Shade, Sunny
Yes
JPG, RAW, TIF
Black&White, Neutral, Vivid
Yes
No
16:9
RAW + TIFF
No
Yes

Optics and focus

Nikon F
1 x
No
Auto
Yes
Yes
No
Servo Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus
Yes
Yes
Yes
51
51
Lens based only
Yes

Screen and viewfinder

3.00 in
Fixed
LCD
921000
No
100 %
Yes
Optical
100 %
0.7 x
Yes

Photography features

Electronic
30 sec
1/8000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
2
5
-5
1/3, 1/2, 1
Yes
1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1
Yes
2, 5, 10, 20
Yes
2, 3, 5, 7
Yes
No
1/250s
Yes
Redeye Reduction, Slow Sync
Hot shoe, PC terminal
Yes
11.0 fps
Backlight, Beach, Dawn, Dusk, Fireworks, Museum, Night, Night portrait, Panorama, Party , Portrait, Self-portrait, Snow, Sports, Spotlight
Yes
Multi, Center-weighted, Spot
Yes
custom
9 fps
9 fps
0.3 - 1.0±EV

Videography features

1280, 720
Yes
320 x 240, 640 x 480, 1280 x 720
Not supported
AVI
NTSC, PAL
Highlights, Movie, Single image, Slide show, Thumbnails
24 fps
24 fps

Audio features

Yes
Stereo
Yes
Mono

Design

SLR
Aluminum-magnesium
Black
Yes
Yes

Dimensions

2.73 lb
6.28 in
6.18 in
3.44 in

Storage

SD, SDHC
2
Compact Flash Type I/II, UDMA
DCF 2.0, DPOF, Exif 2.21

Power

Battery
4200
Lithium-Ion
1
Y

Connectivity

Yes
1
2.0
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
No

Other features

Yes
No
Yes
Yes
ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, ITA, JPN, KOR, RUS
Crop, Resizing

Nikon D3S Online reviews


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