Nikon D5000 DSLR now available for pre-order

Nikon D5000 DSLR

We have seen about the Nikon D5000 that has been unveiled just last week, and with amazing luck, finding it available now for pre-order with expected shipping next month would be really great news. Apparently, we can hold our reasons to tell that it would be a great deal, as far as reviews concerns. According to Photography Blog, its is similar to D90’s quality with simplified controls, while DPReview claims D5000 as an “upper-entry-level” that situated between D40 and D60 but notch below the D90.

The Nikon D5000 DSLR is now available for pre-order in some online store and camera retailers. Amazon currently lists D5000 for $849.95 including the 18-55mm VR lens, while B&H is offering just the camera body for $729.95.

Additionally, anonymous tipster has tagged Gizmodo that it will be available at brick and mortar retailers on Friday, April 24th.

According to B&H here are some of the main features for Nikon D5000 DSLR:

  • 12.3Mp DX-format CMOS image sensor
  • High-resolution imaging sensor for sharp images and the ability to output poster-size prints
  • HD 720p Video Capture with D-Movie Mode
  • Capture high-definition video imaging with sound using the creative options afforded by Nikon lenses. Video clips can be recorded at 1280 x 720, 640 x 424, or 320 x 216 @ 24fps. The D-Movie mode optimizes highlight and shadow details for incredible detail and tonal quality
  • Vari-angle LCD
  • The Nikon D5000 is the first Nikon DSLR to offer a Vari-angle, 230,000-dot color LCD that allows you to compose still and video images from most any angle and shooting position
  • Live View
  • Live View mode enables you to view and compose images through-the-lens in real-time using the camera’s 2.7″ Vari-angle LCD
  • 19 Auto-exposure Scene Modes
  • Choose among 19 pre-set exposure modes designed to deliver optimum perfect exposures under a variety of common shooting situations
  • Advanced Auto-Focus Modes
  • The Nikon D5000 incorporates an 11-point AF system with Nikon 3D Focus Tracking and advanced Face Detection to ensure the sharpest possible pictures
  • Low-noise ISO sensitivity
  • Low-noise images can be captured under the most challenging of lighting conditions at ISO ratings ranging from a native 200 through 3200, and can be expanded from 100 through 6400 when needed
  • In-Camera Image Editing
  • Highlight and shadow details, as well as red-eye reduction, image overlaying, distortion controls, and other tonal adjustments can be performed in-camera, which eliminates the need for many post-capture image adjustments
  • Advanced Dust Removal Systems
  • The Nikon D5000 incorporates a 3-tier dust removal system including Image Dust-Off reference data using Nikon Capture NX2 software (optional) to best ensure clean, dust-free photographs
  • GPS Geotagging You can tag your images with precise GPS coordinates when using the Nikon GP-1 GPS unit (optional)

Read B&H

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