This is the Nikon D5000 Digital SLR camera, which was announced on April 14, 2009.
Download the Nikon D5000 Manual.
The D5000 is the first DSLR from Nikon to feature a tilt-swivel LCD.
The following graphic is taken from Nikon-Image.com, and gives an idea of the possibilities with the LCD.
Almost as good as holding the D5000 in your hand.
Fifteen more of such photos can be found at Eleven Eight’s “Nikon D5000 — UK press launch” on Flickr.
Dimensions / Weight
Dimensions (W x H x D): Approx. 127 x 104 x 80 mm / 5.0 x 4.1 x 3.1 in.
Weight: Approx. 560 g / 1 lb. 4 oz. without battery, memory card, or body cap.
Several versions of the press release are available:
- Nikon Global — has specifications, feature highlights and bundled accessories.
- Nikon USA.
Official Nikon D5000 Websites
Nikon D5000 Microsite
Nikon Australia — Being Creative is Child’s Play (view high quality version)
Short documentary by Nikon Australia where they put the new Nikon D5000 to the test for one day with two kids (view high quality version)
Screen capture of the the Nikon D5000 banner ad on the Nikon UK website (view high quality version)
Nikon cameras — Main page.