As rumored, Nikon announced the new D3s digital DSLR camera that enables not only new opportunities in low-light photography but also offer photographers “added shutter speed and aperture freedom with a base ISO sensitivity range from ISO 200 to a remarkable 12,800″.
The D3s is based on the Nikon D3. It features a 12.1-megapixel FX-format CMOS sensor, Dynamic Integrated Dust Reduction System, Nikon EXPEED Image Processor, a 3-inch VGA LCD display, Fast, Accurate 51-Point AF System, Scene Recognition System and 1,005-Pixel 3D Color Matrix Metering II. The new camera is capable of continuous shooting at up to 9 fps and 1280×720 HD video recording at 24fps. It’s ISO sensitivity can be expanded to 102,400.
The Nikon D3s has two UDMA compatible CompactFlash card slots for fast recording. It will be released in November 2009 for $5199.95.