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The sensor inside the D3200 is made by Nikon

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Chipworks teared down a Nikon D3200 DSLR camera and found that the 24MP sensor inside is made by Nikon. The sensors of the Nikon D3, D3s, D700 and D3100 are also all made by Nikon. The sensor of the D7000 is made by Sony.

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Teardown of the Nikon V1 camera

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Chipwork did a tear down of the Nikon V1 camera. This is what they found inside: Aptina image sensor EXPEED 3 processor manufactured by Nikon 1GB of DDR2 memory Epson E03100F0A video processor chip

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Nikon D5100 teardown

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While waiting for the announcement of the Nikon AF-S 50mm f/1.8G lens which is less than 12 hours away, take a look at this Nikon D5100 teardown performed by Ifixit:

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The sensors of the D3, D3s, D700 and D3100 are made by Nikon *updated*

In addition to the Nikon D7000 sensor which is made by Sony, here is some more information from Chipworks on the different sensors in Nikon DSLR bodies: Nikon D3/D700 sensor NC81338L: made by Nikon Nikon D3s sensor NC81361A: made by Nikon Nikon D3100 sensor NC81362A: made by Nikon Nikon D90 sensor IMX038: made by Sony

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Nikon D7000 has a Sony sensor (confirmed)

Chipworks.com is doing something that I always wanted to do – to teardown a camera apart. Few weeks ago they took a Nikon D7000 and documented the guts of the camera. The interesting part? The sensor model IMX071 is made by Sony (direct link to image). This is probably not a surprise, but till now I […]

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