Nikon D3000 official: budget 10.2MP DSLR with serious specs

Oh Nikon, you are really spoiling us. First you reveal the Nikon D300S, now you've shown us its cheaper, chirpier cousin the Nikon D3000. We spotted N

The Nikon D3000 is an entry-level DSLR with surprisingly succulent specs. The 10.2MP snapper packs in a pop-up flash and 11-point auto focus plus a 3fps burst shooting mode.

For beginners, the Nikon D3000 has settings stablisers in a new menu system, that'll show you the recommended set-ups for different shots.

The D3000 is out now for £429.99 body only or a rather appealing £499.99 with an 18-55mm lens kit.