Nikon D3X

Announced Dec 1, 2008 •
25 megapixels | 3 screen | Full frame sensor
Price
Body type
Body type Large SLR
Sensor
Max resolution 6048 x 4032
Other resolutions 5056 x 4032, 4544 x 3024, 3968 x 2640, 3792 x 3024, 3024 x 2016, 2976 x 1976, 2528 x 2016, 1984 x 132
Image ratio w:h 3:2
Effective pixels 25 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 26 megapixels
Sensor size Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm)
Sensor type CMOS
Processor Expeed
Image
ISO 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 (50-6400 with boost)
Boosted ISO (minimum) 50
Boosted ISO (maximum) 6400
White balance presets 12
Custom white balance Yes (5)
Image stabilization No
Uncompressed format RAW + TIFF
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
Number of focus points 51
Lens mount Nikon F
Focal length multiplier 1×
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 3
Screen dots 920,000
Touch screen No
Screen type Super Density TFT color LCD with wide-viewing angle
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
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes No
Built-in flash No
External flash Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus sync connector)
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
Continuous drive 5.0 fps
Self-timer Yes (2 to 20 sec, custom)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
AE Bracketing (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
WB Bracketing Yes (2 to 9 frames either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
Videography features
Microphone None
Storage
Storage types Compact Flash (Type I or II) x 2, UDMA
Storage included None
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes (Mini Type C)
Remote control Yes
Physical
Environmentally sealed Yes (Water and dust resistant)
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion EN-EL4a rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 4400
Weight (inc. batteries) 1260 g (2.78 lb / 44.45 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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