Wow, so fast, another new dSLR coming out from Nikon, this time much better than D3100. Arh, must be not cheap, USA is selling at USD 1200 (~RM3.6k) with kit lens. Really kena poison lah. This D7000 actually better than D90 and some specs even better than D300s, power dude. An upgrade options for D90. hmmm, will i strike 4D tonight?
A compact, elegant body equipped with a new CMOS image sensor and a new image-processing engine, EXPEED 2
Tokyo - Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce the release of the Nikon D7000, a model that introduces Nikon's new line of mid-class Nikon DX-format digital-SLR cameras. The camera is equipped with a new CMOS image sensor and a new image-processing engine, EXPEED 2, which enables capture of high-definition images exhibiting superior image quality. It also offers a number of advanced high-performance features packed into a compact, elegant body.
The following lens kit will also be released:
D7000 and AF-S DX 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR
As the D-SLR market expands, D-SLR users are becoming more diverse, There are users who look for the ability to capture images with greater definition and image quality, while others demand more advanced shooting functions. There are also those seeking to record movies with the rich power of expression that is only possible with SLR cameras.
The D7000 is a high-quality mid-class D-SLR that will respond to user demands for a variety of the latest camera technologies and functions, enabling them the high-quality, high-definition shooting that they desire, all in a durable, high-performance, yet compact body. Among its features are a new DX-format CMOS image sensor, Nikon's latest image-processing engine, EXPEED 2, a new 2,016-pixel metering sensor, a new AF system that utilises 39 focus points, and the D-Movie function that enables recording of full HD movies.
more to read from Nikon website.