Nikon D3000 : Tests and Reviews

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Type EntryLevelDSLR
Announced 14/04/2009  
Indicative price (USD) 730  
Sensor type CCD  
Resolution 4310 x 2868  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 12.36  
Sensor size (mm) 15.8 x 23.6 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm)  
Bits per pixel 12.0
Focal length multiplier 1.5 
Aspect Ratio 3:2 
ISO latitude  100 - 3200 
Shutter type Mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 3.0  
Live view  No 
Stabilization  No 
Dust cleaning Yes 
Mount type Nikon F DX  
Weight (gr)  
Battery type Li-Ion EN-EL9a 
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization Yes 
Camera material Mixed Plastic/Metal 
Mount material Metal 
View finder type Optical 
View finder magnification 0.78 
View finder coverage 95 
Mirror lockup  
View finder diopter (- 1.7 to + 0.5 diopters) 
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size 2.7 
Monitor pixel 230000 
Articulated screen No 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes AF-S, AF-C, AF-A 
Number of autofocus points 11 
Exposure bracketing Yes 
Exposure compensation -5 to +5 EV in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps 
Drive modes Single, Continuous, Self timer 
Buffer size  
Recording medium SD/SDHC card 
Image format NEF (RAW), JPEG 
White balance bracketing Yes 
Connectivity USB, Video 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro  
Video No 
Maximum format image video  
Full HD  
Live autofocus  
Video file format  
Video codec  
Video stabilisation  

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