Nikon D3

Announced Aug 23, 2007 •
12 megapixels | 3 screen | Full frame sensor
Price
Body type
Body type Large SLR
Sensor
Max resolution 4256 x 2832
Other resolutions 3184 x 2120, 2128 x 1416
Image ratio w:h 5:4, 3:2
Effective pixels 12 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 13 megapixels
Sensor size Full frame (36 x 23.9 mm)
Sensor type CMOS
Processor Expeed
Image
ISO 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 (100 - 25600 with boost)
Boosted ISO (minimum) 100
Boosted ISO (maximum) 25600
White balance presets 12
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization No
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Fine, Normal, Basic
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Live View
Digital zoom No
Manual focus Yes
Lens mount Nikon F
Focal length multiplier 1×
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 3
Screen dots 922,000
Touch screen No
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder coverage 100%
Viewfinder magnification 0.7×
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/8000 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority Yes
Built-in flash No
External flash Yes (Hot-shoe plus Sync connector)
Flash modes Front curtain, Rear curtain, Red-Eye, Slow Sync
Continuous drive 11.0 fps
Self-timer Yes (2 to 20 sec)
Exposure compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Videography features
Microphone None
Storage
Storage types Compact Flash (Type I or II) x2
Storage included None
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes
Remote control Yes
Physical
Environmentally sealed Yes
Battery Battery Pack
Weight (inc. batteries) 1300 g (2.87 lb / 45.86 oz)
Dimensions 160 x 157 x 88 mm (6.3 x 6.18 x 3.46)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording Yes
GPS Optional
GPS notes GP-1
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