The Nikon D3x SLR Digital Camera (Body Only) provides incredibly high resolution images, with superb performance, and boasts an array of refinements that enhance performance and improve the user experience. Such features include, Super-high Resolution, the Nikon EXPEED image processor that powers the cameras high performance and its Scene Recognition System, refined viewfinder performance with a Virtual Horizon Indicator; a large LCD with a wide viewing angle and that can provide Live View Shooting, significantly increased battery life; and a wide range of firmware enhancements.
At the heart of the system is a 24.5 Megapixel FX-format (full frame) CMOS Sensor, producing high quality images that can be captured in JPEG, TIFF or RAW file formats at a rate of up to five frames per second at full resolution. The powerful advanced image-processing engine and optimized systems blend high levels of resolution with superb image quality, pure color rendition and the Picture Control System with four setting options (Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome), and class-leading speed. The 51 point AF system is tuned to deliver even finer precision and higher performance, and an improved view in High-speed Crop mode makes composition easier. The host of enhancements also includes significantly increased battery life per charge, an improved menu interface, and a high density 3.0-inch LCD with ultra-wide viewing angle.
The camera is built from a rugged, and durable magnesium-alloy, which is strong yet lightweight, is fully protected against dust, moisture and electromagnetic interference, while the ergonomically designed body makes camera operation simple. The D3x maximizes the potential of Nikon's Creative Lighting System, delivering high-precision flash performance including i-TTL flash control, which support for Nikon's Advanced Wireless Lighting system. The EN-EL4a rechargeable lithium-ion battery provides enough power to support shooting of up to 4,400 images on a single charge, can be recharged at any time and features a handy 'fuel gauge', which displays remaining charge by percentage, the number of shots since last charge and overall battery status. And with Dual CF card slots users can easily manage files with overflow, backup and copy options.