Nikon has unveiled16.2 megapixel image sensor bearing Digital SLR camera - D7000. A direct sequel to the existing D90, this new D7000 comes with continuous autofocus and is capable of recording 1080p HD videos. The D7000 camera body only would be available for $1200 (Rs. 55,640 approx.). If you wish to buy it with 18-105mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR kit then it would cost $1500 (Rs. 69,550 approx.).
Nikon D7000 features 23.6 x 15.6mm CMOS Image sensor and new EXPEED 2 image-processing engine. A bigger DX-format image sensor and faster image-processing engine offer clicking superior quality images faster. The new Auto Focus system utilizes 39 focus points and also offers recording HD movies in continuous autofocus function. The sensitivity range of the camera can be extended from ISO 100 to ISO 25,600.
Just like the D3s, users can capture still images from video and continuous shooting can take place at six frames per second. Video clips can be captured using the D-Movie function at 1080p (at 24 fps) HD and 720p (at 30, 25, and 24 fps.) HD. The built-in mono microphone can be used to record the audio or one can hook in an external mic via stereo audio input.
Different AF modes can be used for superior subject acquiring and tracking with Single-point AF, Dynamic Area AF, 3D-tracking and Auto-area AF. The viewfinder allows close to 100 percent frame coverage and up to one time magnification.
Fully charged Li-Ion battery can capture up to 1050 shots at single charge. Two SD memory cards can be added at the same time in the Double SD memory card Slot.
Nikon will make D7000 DSLR available by mid-October. Check out the detailed specifications below.