Monday, January 28, 2008

Leaked? Nikon D60 and three new Nikon lenses!

Our blog reader "fotomik" alerted us with this comment of a Nikon D60 leak - along with three new Nikon lenses!

The leak is at this dpreview forum thread. The three lenses are mentioned in this thread.

In case those threads disappear, here is a summary:

Nikon D60

  • 10 megapixel "DX" sensor
  • EXPEED engine
  • Fully compatible with AF-S and AF-I Nikkor lenses, equipped with an autofocus motor
  • Compatible with most F-mount Nikkor lenses when using manual focus mode)
  • 3D Color Matrix Metering II
  • advanced three point AF system
  • 3 fps (up to 100 JPEG)
  • 0.19 powerup
  • "split-second shutter response" - no numbers given but the text claims "eliminates shooting lag"
  • 0.8x magnification (OVF)
  • Active D-Lighting (pun on d-lite?)
  • dust bunnies (sensor cleaning function)
  • in-camera retouching
  • LiIon battery R709 up to 500 pictures
  • Included Nikon ViewNX software
  • Price: unknown

    Some forum users have started comparing with the previous D40/D40x.

    New Nikon lenses
  • Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR which was heavily rumored. Price: 600 euro!
  • Nikon PC-E Nikkor 24mm f/3.5D ED Tilt/Shift lens. Price: unknown
  • Nikon AF-S Micro Nikkor 60mm f/2.8G ED lens. Price: 519 euro

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