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There was a Nikon announcement in Japan today

As previously reported, Nikon did have a press conference in Japan today. They announced the Coolpix P100 and the Coolpix S3000, S4000, S6000 p&s cameras. Those models were announced on February 2nd, 2010 in the US and Europe.

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  • http://glennphotography.smugmug.com Glenn Maijer

    :-)

  • Joe R.

    I don’t suppose the Japanese version compete with the s90, LX3/5 , new Samsung P&S any better

  • Semih Karakus

    oohh, please give me some good news. I need the D900 soo much.

    • Char

      You _need_? I guess you meant to say you _want_.

      What do you need about the D900? If you need high-ISO FX, you can buy the D700 or D3s today. If you need high resolution, you can buy the D3x today. If you need high resolution in a lightweight package, you can buy a Sony A900 or A850.

      • http://www.d800.com The invisible man.

        Well the D900 will be totaly different with it’s 3 sensors (R,V,B).
        This is a new generation of DSLR.

        • preston

          you mean R,G,B?

          • http://www.d800.com The invisible man.

            LOL !
            Yes, RVB is in French :o

        • karmakoma

          X3 Foveon

      • Aaron

        How would i get my nikon lenses onto those sony cameras exactly?

      • Joe R.

        ….and if you need a high-ISO DX you get a D????

        • Char

          Any, actually. The D80 performs quite good up to ISO 1600, the D90/D300/D300s are even better. A D900 will not help, since it would not be DX.

  • http://www.d800.com The invisible man.

    Good morning, I had a dream……..the D900 was announced today, and then my kid came and woke my up !
    Damn kids !!!!

    • bastic

      you know that dreams never come truth right ;D

  • http://louisdallaraphotoblog.com Louis Dallara

    Very disappointed with Nikon!
    The new Samsung TL500 looks promising with f/1.8 len. No Evil?
    No D400 – D900.

    Now if only the Sony would A850 would take my Nikon glass :) humm
    I’ve been helping a friend learn the A380 and I’m impressed with the IQ that
    it produces, but the build isn’t as great as Nikon.
    I wonder what it would cost me to switch? Not sure if Nikon is going to be able to compete in the long run. They still have a better system and that’s what I bough into when I switched to Nikon, but it sure hurts to see better IQ from a cheaper camera.
    /rant

  • benS

    NR Admin wrote “I knew that there will be a press release about two DSLR cameras today from Nikon, but I did not expect them to have a press release about products that were already released! This is the story.” … looks like Nikon was on a counter-intelligence mission. Trying to throw NR Admin off and wanting to catch who his sources are… EVIL Nikon :)

  • http://www.stockfuel.com Stock Photography

    Is there more specs for the P100 or just the same announcement?

    I’d like to know how long the frame burst lasts.

    If the 120fps burst can last 3-4 seconds, that could make for some interesting 720p video.

    • Joe R.

      120 fps is at like 2 MP or something.

      • http://www.stockfuel.com Stock Photography

        1.2mpx…. perfect for a 720p crop.

  • glu

    begun it has not.

  • http://www.d800.com The invisible man.

    New Nikon 3 colors sensors, a sensor for each primary color (red, green, blue):
    - better dynamic range for the light exposure.
    - better ISO sensitivity (the D700 will look like a toy).
    - faster processing (a processor for each color).
    - easier and better post-processing (photoshop).
    - resolution still under 20MP (around 16MP).
    The picture quality will be the best ever seen, even better than a blad loaded velvia 50.
    Here is the catch : higher price (around $4000) because of the complex prism necessary (to devise the image in the 3 primary colors).

  • Paul

    =(

  • C Benson

    I actually had a dream that Nikon was releasing 7 different DSLR cameras today. I have to say, that was a good dream.

  • le_eiji

    annoucement for new compact digital cameras? lol that’s exactly I predicted on this site,

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