Wednesday, July 02, 2008

Nikon D700

Digital Photography Review reports: [edited]

Nikon has now officially revealed the compact, professional, twelve megapixel, full-frame (FX format) Nikon D700.

From the outside the D700 is virtually identical to the D300, albeit for its larger 'full frame' viewfinder, internally it's almost identical to the D3, except for a slightly slower shutter (five frames per second up to eight frames per second with the MB-D10 battery grip).

By comparison it also includes several function improvements over the D3 including Image Sensor cleaning ('sensor shake'), more flexible 'hard button' programming, virtual horizon in Live View and different DX mode indication on the focusing screen. The D700 also becomes the first professional Nikon DSLR to sport a built-in flash.

On sale in July for US$2999, body only.


BJMonkey said...

So what does all that mean?
Besides the flash, what are the actual benefits over the D300? The fact that it's slower sounds like a down-side, not good thing.

brett jordan said...

smaller and cheaper

Mr Bill said...

Is it a phone as well? ;-)

brett jordan said...

Note to self: "Must enable user-specific comment blocking"