New Nikon D90 Camera, Includes Ability To Shoot 720p HD Video

Nikon has announced their new D90 camera, a 12.3-megapixel DSLR that retails for $999.95 and includes the ability to shoot 24fps 720p HD video.

Commercial photographer Chase Jarvis had a chance to try out the camera in advance, making a video as he and his crew tested out several D90’s.

In related news, Canon announced their new 50D DSLR.

Check out the D90 write-ups by Thomas Hawk and David Pouge (New York Times).

UPDATE 1: DP Review has a hands-on preview of the D90.

UPDATE 2: Nikon has posted some D-Movie sample videos from the D90.