Category Archives: Nikon D3100


Every once in a while, I have to remind everyone that this is a rumor site. Everything written here should be considered as fiction and you should not make any decision based on the information provided on this blog (selling/buying equipment, changing schedules to accommodated potential new product, etc.). I am trying my best to give a numerical […]

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Nikon planning an August press event in Europe

The word from Europe is that Nikon is planing a press event in at least one European country during the week of August 16th-20th, 2010. We can eliminate Monday and Friday, since those are not preferred days for new product announcements, which leaves us with August 17th, 18th and 19th as a potential announcement dates. I do not know […]

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Continuous AF in video mode/live view patent (used in the upcoming Nikon D3100)

As some readers already noted, this previously covered patent application could be the base of the new continuous AF in video mode/live view feature which will first be implemented in the new Nikon D3100 DSLR camera. As you can see from the drawings, Nikon produced various camera configuration as a possible implementations of this patent, […]

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Meet the new Nikon D3100

D3100 Rumors about a new entry level DSLR between the Nikon D3000 and the D5000 started few months ago. This new camera will not be called D4000 as previously expected, but Nikon D3100. This is a break down of the main specs/features: continuous AF in video mode/live view (yes, that’s right – it seems that […]

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Nikon D3000 body only option discontinued

B&H lists the Nikon D3000 “body only” as discontinued: The D3000 kit version is still available. Nikon D3000 is expected to be replaced in 2010 with a new version.

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Nikon D8000 could be the name of the D90 replacement

Update: Nikon D3s now in stock. I started to get some good vibes from the rumor mill. The model numbers are really insignificant but I was always curious how Nikon will continue the D90 DSLR line. One very possible combination could be: Nikon D4000 (D3000 replacement) and D8000 (D90 replacement), both with full HD and 14-18MP […]

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Some readers misunderstood my last post on the Nikon D4000 and the Nikon D90 refresh. The rumor I wrote about a month ago (indicating that 3 new Nikon DSLRs are in the pipeline) came from a different source. The information I receive is never complete and often I only get bits and pieces of the whole […]

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