Nikon D3s review

Full specification for Nikon D3s

Sensor 12.1MP FX CMOS
Output Size 4256 x 2832 pixels (FX) 2784 x 1848 (DX)
Focal Length Mag 1x (FX) 1.5x (DX)
Lens Mount Nikon F
File Format JPEG, NEF (Raw), TIF, AVI (Motion-JPEG)
Compression 3stage (JPEG), 2stage (Raw), 1stage TIF
ISO 200-12,800 (100-102,400 expanded)
Shutter Speeds 1/8000-30secs at 1/3, ½, 1EV
Drive Mode Single, cont (low speed), cont (high speed), quiet, self-timer, mirror up
Viewfinder Type Pentaprism
Field of View 100%
LCD 3in 920k-dot VGA
Live Mode Yes, contrast detect and phase detect options
Movie Mode Yes
Built-in Image Stabilisation No (lens based)
Dust Reduction Yes
Focusing Modes Single, Continuous, Manual; single point, dynamic, auto area
Exposure Modes M, A, S, P (flexible program mode)
Metering System 1005px RGB sensor TTL, 3D colour matrix II
Exposure Comp +/- 5EV in 1/3, ½, 1EV
Colour Space sRGB, Adobe RGB
White Balance Auto, 12 presets, 5 manual preset storage, all with fine tuning
White Balance Bracket 2-9 frames in 1, 2, 3EV
Colour Temp Control Yes
DoF Prview Yes
Built-in Flash No
Max Flash Sync 1/250
PC Socket Yes
Cable Release Yes (optional)
Memory Card Dual CF card slots
Power Rechargeable Li-ion EN-EL4a/EL4
Connectivity USB, HDMI, AV out, Mic-in, DC-in
Dimensions 159.5 x 157 x 87.5mm
Weight 1,240g (without battery)
AF Points 51 (or 11 point selectable)

Manufacturer website: Nikon

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Design 19/20
Image Quality 19/20
Performance 19/20
Value 19/20
Features 19/20
Overall Score 95%