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Category Archives: Nikon D3x

Nikon D3x vs. Sony A900

See for yourself: Nikon D3x vs. Sony A900 (ISO100 to ISO6400 ISO samples accompanied with 100% cropped samples). This should put an end to the “Nikon D3x sensor – made by Sony, designed by Nikon” discussion.

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Nikon D3x sensor – made by Sony, designed by Nikon (part 2)

If anyone still cares – the Nikon D3x chip is made by Sony: “The Nikon D3X’s 24.5-megapixel FX-format (35.9 x 24.0mm) CMOS sensor was developed expressly for the D3X in accordance with Nikon’s stringent engineering requirements and performance standards, with final production executed by Sony. Featuring refined low-noise characteristics, 12 and 14 bit output, Live […]

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Nikon D3x ad = Nikon MX ad?

I was watching this video about the Nikon D3x (btw they mention again the release to be December 19th) and I noticed the screen in the background. Does this Nikon D3x promotional video remind you of something? Remember the Nikon MX leak from two months ago – a Nikon mount emerging from the dark with […]

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Nikon D3 will get a firmware upgrade as well

This rumor is brought to you by… Nikon. Just check this Nikon D3x site: The above mentioned levels were not part of the last D3 firmware update.

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Nikon D3x sensor – made by Sony, designed by Nikon

Update: On December 1, 2008 Nikon USA issued a correction to the pixel pitch specification, restating it as 5.94µm – the same as the A900?. This is just getting better by the minute… This is the first official statement that I came across regarding the Nikon D3x sensor origin (if you can trust CNET): “Nikon […]

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Nikon D3x available for pre-order

Update: the word on the street is that the D3x will start shipping on December 19th – right on time for the holidays – if you are lucky that is… For the 182 readers who are planing to buy the new Nikon D3x, here are the pre-order options (first-come, first-served basis): Ritz (I have noticed […]

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Nikon D3x – are you buying one?

I am just curious how many of our readers are planning to buy the new Nikon D3x. Here is the poll: &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;a href =”http://answers.polldaddy.com/poll/1155435/” &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;Nikon D3x – are you buying one?&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;/a&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt; &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;br/&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt; &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;span style=”font-size:9px;” mce_style=”font-size:9px;”&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt; (&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;a href =”http://www.polldaddy.com”&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt; surveys&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;/a&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;)&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;/span&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt; Admin stuff: NikonRumors server went down for 15 minutes this morning – sorry about that, it […]

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