Nikon Announce 10MP D80 DSLR

Nikon announced their new ten megapixel D80 digital SLR. This new model is the successor to the D70/D70s and has a new look and feel, with improvements to the user interface and a range of new features. New improvements include; a 10.2 mp CCD, a new image processing engine, 3D Color Matrix Metering II, 11-area AF system, configurable Auto ISO and high ISO NR, a larger and brighter viewfinder, in-camera retouching (including red eye reduction and D-Lighting), a multiple exposure feature, a built-in wireless flash commander, SD card storage (with SD-HC support) and it also supports the D200's higher capacity battery. The D80 will go on sale in September with a body only price of $999 in the US/£699 in the UK or as a kit with the new 18-135 mm DX lens for $1299 in the US/£949 in the UK. DPReview have produced an eleven page preview of this camera.