Nikon FX-format D700 DSLR Camera launched

Nikon D700 Camera Nikon has introduced a new FX-format D700 digital SLR camera. The new camera from Nikon is equipped with 12.1-megapixel FX-format CMOS sensor that has a sensing area of 36.0 x 23.9 mm.

Further the new Nikon D700 camera features sensitivity range of ISO 200 to 6400. Continuous shooting at up to 5 frames per second (and up to 8 fps with the optional Multi-Power Battery Pack MB-D10), 51-point AF system, Scene Recognition System for optimum autofocus and auto exposure and auto white balance detection are some of the other key features of the D700.

Besides, the camera incorporates a LCD monitor of 3-inch. Additionally it features Live View, Image sensor cleaning and built-in flash with wireless commander function. The D700 is even equipped with an HDMI output via provided Type C mini connector.

Nikon claims that the exterior body of the new DSLR camera is made of high-strength magnesium alloy, which offers precision platform, reduces weight and provides rugged durability.

Talking about the new arrival, Edward Fasano, general manager for marketing, SLR System Products at Nikon said, “Nikon FX-format cameras have teamed with our strong lineup of DX-format models to offer photographers unprecedented advancements in performance and versatility along with the freedom to choose the format that best serves their needs. Today’s introduction of the D700 offers an important new option to photographers who need the overall performance and imaging perspective Nikon FX-format cameras offer,”

“Nikon has developed a host of innovative technologies such as the Scene Recognition System and Picture Control, incorporating them into both FX and DX-format digital SLRs to ensure that photographers can leverage the advantages of both formats seamlessly, and achieve the end-results that best fulfill their photographic vision,” Fasano added.

The FX-format Nikon D700 D-SLR camera will be available in the US market from late July 2008 at the approximate price of $2,999.95.