New Nikon with swifel LCD!

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D60X Specs
In reply to amonsul, Apr 7, 2009

Pasted from the rumor mill. Details supposedly from Nikon brochure pdf:

Type
Type Single-lens refl ex digital camera
Lens mount Nikon F mount (with AF contacts)
Effective picture angle Approx. 1.5 x lens focal length (Nikon DX format)
Effective pixels
Effective pixels 12.3 million
Image sensor
Image sensor 23.6 x 15.8 mm CMOS sensor
Total pixels 12.9 million

Dust-reduction system Image Sensor Cleaning, Airflow Control System, Image Dust Off reference data (optional
Capture NX software required)
Storage
Image size (pixels) 4,288 x 2,848 [L], 3,216 x 2,136 [M], 2,144 x 1,424 [S]
File format • NEF (RAW)

• JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (approx. 1:4), normal (approx. 1:8), or basic
(approx. 1:16) compression

• NEF (RAW) + JPEG: Single photograph recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG formats
• JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fi ne (approx. 1:4), normal (approx. 1:8),
or basic (approx. 1:16) compression
• NEF (RAW)+JPEG: Single photograph recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG formats
Media SD memory cards, SDHC compliant

File system DCF (Design Rule for Camera File System) 2.0, DPOF (Digital Print Order Format), Exif 2.21
(Exchangeable Image File Format for Digital Still Cameras), PictBridge
Text input Up to 36 characters of alphanumeric text input available
Date imprint Date, Date and time, Date Counter, or Off selectable
Viewfinder
Viewfi nder Eye-level penta-Dach mirror single-lens refl ex viewfi nder
Frame coverage Approx. 95 % horizontal and 95 % vertical
Magnifi cation Approx. 0.8 x (50 mm f/1.4 lens at infi nity; -1.0 m-1)
Eyepoint 18 mm (-1.0 m-1)
Diopter adjustment -1.7 to +0.5 m-1
Focusing screen Type B BriteView Clear Matte screen Mark V
Refl ex mirror Quick return
Lens aperture Instant-return, electronically controlled
Lens
Compatible lenses • AF-S and AF-I NIKKOR: All functions supported

• Type G or D AF NIKKOR not equipped with an autofocus motor: All functions supported
except autofocus
• Non-Type G or D AF NIKKOR not equipped with an autofocus motor: All functions
supported except 3D color matrix metering II and autofocus
• IX-NIKKOR and AF-NIKKOR for F3AF: Not supported
• Type D PC NIKKOR: All functions supported except some shooting modes
• AI-P NIKKOR: All functions supported except 3D color matrix metering II
• Non-CPU: Autofocus not supported. Can be used in exposure mode M, but exposure
meter does not function

• Lens with maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster: Electronic rangefi nder can be used
Shutter
Type Electronically-controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter

Speed 1/4,000 to 30 s in steps of 1/3 EV; Bulb, Time (optional Wireless Remote Control ML-L3
required)
Flash sync speed X=1/200 s; synchronizes with shutter at 1/200 s or slower
Release

Release mode Single frame, Continuous, Self-timer, Remote control (optional Wireless Remote Control
ML-L3 required)

Frame advance rate Up to 4 fps (by selecting manual focus mode, rotating the mode dial to S or M, selecting a
shutter speed of 1/250 s or faster, and using defaults for all other settings).
Self-timer Can be selected from 2, 5, 10 and 20 s duration
Exposure
Metering TTL exposure metering using 420-pixel RGB sensor

Metering method • Matrix: 3D color matrix metering II (type G and D lenses); color matrix metering II (other
CPU lenses)

• Center-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 6-, 8- or 10-mm circle in center of frame
• Spot: Meters 3.5-mm circle centered on selected focus point (on
center focus point when non-CPU lens is used)
Range • Matrix or center-weighted metering: 0-20 EV
(ISO 100 equivalent, • Spot metering: 2-20 EV
f/1.4 lens, 68°F/20°C)
Exposure meter coupling Combined CPU

Exposure modes Auto modes (auto, auto [flash off]), Advanced Scene Modes (Portrait, Landscape, Sports,

Close-up, Night Portrait), programmed auto with flexible program (P), shutter-priority auto
(S), aperture-priority auto (A), manual (M)
Exposure compensation ±5 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV
Exposure bracketing 2 or 3 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1 or 2 EV
Exposure lock Luminosity locked at detected value with AE-L/AF-L button

ISO sensitivity ISO 200 to 3200 in steps of 1/3 EV, can also be set to approx. 0.3, 0.7 or 1 EV (ISO 100

(Recommended Exposure Index) equivalent) below ISO 200, or to approx. 0.3, 0.7 or 1 EV (ISO 6400 equivalent) over ISO
3200, ISO sensitivity auto control available

Active D-Lighting Can be selected from Auto, Extra high, High, Normal, Low or off
Active D-Lighting bracketing 2 framesed from on (auto) or off

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