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Nikon’s Phase Fresnel (PF) lens explained

The new 300mm f/4E PF ED VR (pre-order options) is the first Nikkor with Nikon’s Phase Fresnel (PF) lens – this is how they were able to get it so light (half the weight of the previous version) and small (as the rumors suggested). After last night’s announcement Nikon published a short article explaining the new lens […]

Nikon Phase Fresnel PF lens explained
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The new Nikon 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens vs. the old Nikkor 300mm f/4D IF-ED version

A quick specifications comparison between the new Nikon 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens and the previous 300mm f/4D IF-ED version:

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Nikon D5500 vs. D5300 specifications comparison

Next is a specifications comparison between the new Nikon D5500 and the old D5300:

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Specifications comparison between the three generations of the Nikon 55-200mm f/4-5.6 lens

Last specifications comparison between the three generations of the Nikon 55-200mm f/4-5.6 lens :

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Official announcement: Nikon D5500 camera, Nikkor 300 f/4 and 55-200mm f/4-5.6G lenses

Nikon D5500 (price: $899.95) 1. A vari-angle monitor for which a touch-screen interface has been adoptedThe D5500 is the first Nikon digital SLR camera for which a touch-screen interface has been adopted. This enables simple and intuitive operation by those who frequently use smart devices. It is equipped with a large and wide, 3.2-inch, approximately […]

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Nikon 1 V3 will be compatible with Nikon Camera Control Pro 2

Nikon announced the development of a new new Nikon 1 V3 firmware that will be released in May and will provide compatibility with Nikon Camera Control Pro 2 (Nikon’s remote control software). In June, 2015, Nikon will also provide a remote control software development kit (SDK) for the V3. Here is the full press release:

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Nikon’s speaker schedule at the 2015 CES show

This is Nikon’s speaker schedule at the 2015 CES show:

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