In addition to D3000, Nikon introduces the D300s “professional-level” digital SLR. The D300s is a DX-format DSLR with enhanced speed at the same time it keeps the photographer-friendly features of the D300.
The D300s features a 12.3 Megapixel DX-Format CMOS imaging sensor,720p HD video shooting, 51-point autofocus system, 7 frame-per-second (fps) continuous shooting, a low noise ISO from 200 to 3200, expandable 100-6400. The DSLR is able to record 1280x720p HD video at 24fps with contrast-detect autofocus. Built-in microphone is available for recording sound and there is external microphone input.
Nikon’s D300s packs also EXPEED Image Processing, one-button Live View, Scene Recognition System, Virtual Horizon Graphic Indicator, Active D-Lighting, In-Camera Image Editing and the new Quiet Shutter Release mode. The D300s has a 3-inch LCD display.
The Nikon D300s supports both CF and SD/SDHC memory card. The camera body will be available in August for $1799.95.