Nikon's new pro-am D-SLR is lightning quick and adds new features like LiveView and sensor cleaning. An ideal camera for the serious amateur, and a terrific backup for pros using the new D3, there's a lot to be excited about in this mid-range model.
Specifications Image Sensor: 12.3 million (effective) CMOS Resolution: 4,288 x 2,848 Sensor Size: 23.6 x 15.8 mm, DX format AF System: 51-point AF system Shutter Speeds: 1/8000 to 30 seconds ISO Settings: ISO 200-3200, up to ISO-equivalent 6400 Continuous Firing Mode: 6 fps Recording Format: NEF (RAW) & JPG Metering: 3D Color Matrix II/75% center-weighted/1.5% spot Storage Media: CompactFlash (Type I/II, compliant with UDMA) Dimensions: 5.8 x 4.5 x 2.9 in. Weight: 1.82 lb. Power Source: Li-ion Battery EN-EL3e, EN-EL4a/EL4 or 8 AA Estimated Street Price: $1800.