Nikon launched its D3 today in Japan. Whether amatuer or professional, all want to know how good of Nikon D3 compare to Canon 1D Mark lll and 1Ds Mark lll.
The Star photojournalist Lai Voon Loong is assigned to cover this event and he has the first hand of the story about this Nikon D3 camera. Find out from what he thinks and feels about this launching in his Shot Story column in The Star when he returns.
Let see how Nikon proof to us it is super and the best over it’s rival Canon.
Will the new Nikon D3 be able to recapture market share lost to arch rival Canon over the last several years? Would the former Nikon users who switched to Canon will open their mind to change back to Nikon? What is the pricing and all will be known very soon.
Instead of competing for the greatest number of pixels possible on the sensor though, Nikon has redeveloped their flagship cameras to maximize image quality and performance.The Nikon D3 features a full-frame sensor with a 12.1-megapixel resolution.
Nikon has developed their own CMOS sensor, dropping the Sony-produced sensor for the D3, which the company has dubbed the FX format (as opposed to the DX format sensor in the previous models).
The magnesium-alloy body has a new Nikon-developed image processing engine called “Expeed” to produce either 12 or 14-bit images at a nine frames-per-second speed with a buffer that captures 67 JPEG or up to 20 NEF (RAW) images at a burst
Check detail information for the Nikon D3 here.