A solid entry-level dSLR plus two lenses for only $450.
As long as you don't expect too many fancy bells and whistles, you won't be disappointed with the quality and performance of the D3000.
Typical price: $999.00
Its feature set is basic even by entry-level standards, but the Nikon D3000 delivers the photo quality and performance you expect when stepping up to a dSLR, with an optional interface that's very newbie friendly.
A discussion of the design and features of the Nikon D3000 dSLR.
A discussion of the photo quality of the Nikon D3000 with sample images.
We got our hands on Nikon's new entry-level digital SLR, the D3000, and took it out into the wild where it won our hearts over with its nimble performance and compact size.
Unsurprisingly, Nikon's replacement for the D40, the D3000, is faster with higher resolution.
Nikon has put a spring in the step of its dSLR range with the launch of the entry-level D3000 and video-shooting D300s
The D3000's body remains relatively unchanged from the D40, but as you'd expect Nikon beefs up some of the performance and features aspects of the camera, including a much-needed update of the AF system.
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