Nikon D3 Replacement in 2009?

by on June 15, 2009

in Nikon

Granted, this would be rather odd timing to release a replacement for the Nikon D3 professional grade DSLR; however, Photo Rumors has info they’re calling reliable that such a replacement will be announced this Fall.  The tipster says that the D3 replacement will maintain the 12.3 megapixel sensor found in the current D3, but points to the addition of a dust removal system.  I would hope that any replacement to this $4k camera would have more upgrades than a dust removal system.

If there is credence to this rumor, I wouldn’t be surprised to see a feature set matched to the Nikon D300s, which purportedly will feature HD video capture.  A refresh of the feature set would make more sense than the full replacement of a pro-level camera that’s 2 years into its product cycle.

Nikon D3s anyone?

[via Photo Rumors]




1 Olga Celle June 16, 2009 at 10:56 pm

It would be nice to know about Nikon lenses. What plans for improving some old but necessary lenses to adapt them to DSLR need.

2 Malta Mick June 22, 2009 at 8:27 am

A D3S so soon after this monolith D3x? Yeah right. You are dreaming. I agree lets get some lenses out there.

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