Nikon has added a new camera to their range, with the launch of the Nikon D5000.
The Nikon D5000 features a 12.3 megapixel CMOS sensor, a 2.7 inch LCD screen which can be swivelled to different positions.
Here is a full list of the features.
12.3-megapixel DX-format CMOS image sensor
Coupled with Nikon’s EXPEED image processing and NIKKOR optics, breathtaking picture quality is assured
D-Movie Mode with sound
Record 720p HD movie clips enhanced by NIKKOR interchangeable lens quality and versatility
Vari-angle color LCD monitor
Position the 2.7-inch monitor freely for fresh shooting perspectives. Screen flips inward for safe keeping
19 Auto-exposure Scene Modes
Capture stunning photos in challenging picture-taking situations including Sunsets, Candlelight, Silhouette, Portrait, Landscape, Beach/Snow, and more
One-button Live View
Easy Live View access offers 4 autofocus modes, including Face Priority AF
Continuous shooting as fast as 4 frames-per-second
Combined with fast power-up and split-second shutter response, decisive moments are captured easily without annoying shooting lag
Low noise ISO sensitivity from 200 to 3200
Engineered for exceptional low-light shooting
Built-in image sensor cleaning
Effective 4-frequency, ultrasonic sensor cleaning keeps images spot free
11-point autofocus system with 3D Focus Tracking
Fast and accurate autofocus delivers razor sharpness
Auto Active D-Lighting
Restores lost shadow and highlight detail in high contrast exposures—Selectable and Auto modes available
In-camera Retouch image editing
Creative in-camera image editing, featuring Soft Filter, Straighten, Color Outline Effect, Perspective Control, Red-eye Correction, Image Overlay, Monochrome and more—all without a computer
Picture Control Settings for personal image control
Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape and 9 customizable settings
Nikon 3D Color Matrix Metering II
Nikon’s renowned 420-pixel RGB 3D Color Matrix Metering II, teamed with the exclusive Scene Recognition System, evaluates each scene for unmatched exposure accuracy
Durable, high precision shutter
Testing to over 100,000 cycles assures precision and long shutter life
GP-1 GPS unit (optional) automatically identifies and records every image’s latitude, longitude and altitude, with satellite time-of-day
The Nikon D5000 will go on sale for $730 for the body only, and $850 for the full kit which includes a 18-55m f3.5-5.6G lens.
Product Page via Dvice
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