Nikon just announced FX-format D3S D-SLR, successor of ground breaking D3. Designed for professional photographers, this 12.1 MP CMOS camera comes with extreme 12,800 ISO sensitivity! Additionally, expanded ISO equivalent settings up to a staggering 102,400 are available, enabling to create images in almost complete darkness, that was ?previously thought impossible?, as Nikon says.
D3S also offers 1280×720 HD video at 24fps, 51-points autofocus, two Live View modes, Quiet Shutter Mode which reduces the sound of the camera’s mirror-down cycle, EXPEED Image Processing System that process RAWs even faster that in D3, Active D-Lighting (ADL) helping to determine proper exposure, Sensor Cleaning function, self-diagnostic shutter system, up to 170 degrees viewable 3-inch high density LCD monitor, two UDMA compatible CompactFlash card slots, HDMI port and 4200 shots Lithium-ion battery.
It is scheduled to be available in late November 2009 at an estimated selling price of $5,199.95.