The D3000 is Nikon’s current low-end DSLR model. It features a 10.2-megapixel DX-format CCD sensor, as found in the Nikon D60 that the D3000 replaces. The updates are fairly subtle; however, it is clear after spending some time with it that Nikon is targeting a very entry-level crowd.
Expect more details in a full review coming soon. For now, you can take a look at the below sample images from the D3000 and judge for yourself. These images are from a production camera as shipped from Nikon. Don’t expect any real differences from what we know the Nikon D60 could do though. [Read more…]