Claiming to possess amazing features that satisfy a photographer’s passion for image quality, the new Nikon D7000 is one of the hottest must-haves this year.
The D7000 (SLR) can be considered to be well placed between the D90 and the D300S.
Ergonomically designed, with its body made of magnesium alloy, covered with rubber coating for hand grip and sealed tightly to withstand weather condition and dust as, this DSLR is an upgrade worth getting. It has a 150000 cycle tested shutter mechanism with a speed range of 1/8,000 to 30 seconds.
Nikon integrated a mode dial, a custom setting that includes advanced manual functions, and aU1 and U2 fast recall switch similar to canon cameras and a release mode dial that enables access to burst modes, timer, quiet shutter etc. They also added a dedicated movie record button that has a live view recording switch. It also offers AA battery support with a main power source of lithium-ion battery pack (EN-EL15).
For image quality, D7000 boasts of 16.2MP DX-format CMOS sensor (second highest resolution in Nikon’s DSLR Series, D3X having a 24MP) and Expeed 2 processor (faster than the Expeed processor offered by a D90). Also, it brags of an Analog to Digital conversion of 14-bit processing for a better dynamic range in terms of tone and detail.
D7000 is also capable of shooting 1080p HD videos with a full time autofocus in MPEG4 AVC/H.264 compression format.
Another fine feature added is the new AF and metering system with a 39-point array and a 9 cross-type points working side by side with the 2016-segment RGBMeter in its Multi-CAM 4800DX.
Overall, the new Nikon D700 (SLR) is a great mid range camera that guarantees portability and durability bundled with good performance and reliability to an amateur as well professional users.
It is indeed worthy of ranking high with the cameras such as the Canon EOS 60D.
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