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Aptina: compact cameras with 1″ sensor to be announced in early 2014

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Nikon concerned about shrinking compact digital camera market

Nikon published several new articles discussing their future business plan. In a recent Q&A session, Makoto Kimura (President, Member of the Board) raised his concern on the increasing smart phone market share and shrinking compact camera market: For the Imaging Company, it is crucial that we determine how best to adapt our strategies in response to […]

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Nikon Coolpix P7700 firmware update 1.2

Nikon released firmware update 1.2 for the Coolpix P7700 compact camera (currently listed for $389). The only modification in this release is: “When shooting with shooting mode set to M (manual) with Flash, and the ISO sensitivity set to Auto, ISO 80-200, ISO 80-400, or ISO 80-800, ISO sensitivity was sometimes not locked at ISO […]

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Nikon Coolpix A camera review

The Nikon Coolpix A ($1,096.95) was announced in early March, 2013 and it was marketed as the world’s smallest compact camera with a DX sized sensor. A month later Ricoh announced their new GR model which is smaller (Ricoh GR: 4.6×2.4×1.4″/117x61x36mm; Coolpix A: 4.4×2.5×1.6″/111×64.3×40.3mm) and lighter (Ricoh GR: 8.6oz/244g; Coolpix A: 10.6oz/301g) and most importantly $300 cheaper. The shutter on the Coolpix […]

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Adobe Lightroom 4.4 and Camera Raw 7.4 released with support for D7100, P330, Coolpix A and more

Adobe released Lightroom 4.4, Camera Raw 7.4 and DNG Converter 7.4 with support and improvements for several Nikon cameras and F-mount lenses. Download links: Lightroom 4.4: Windows | Mac DNG Converter 7.4: Windows | Mac New camera support for: Nikon 1 J3 Nikon 1 S1 Nikon D7100 Nikon Coolpix A Nikon Coolpix P330

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Nikon Coolpix A at DxOMark

This has been a DxOMark week – another set of test results were published today for the Nikon Coolpix A compact camera. The smallest APS-C camera today outperforms many other compact/mirrorless cameras and comes close to the capabilities of the D5200 and D7100 DSLRs in terms of high ISO and dynamic range performance. DxOMark’s conclusion: “The Nikon Coolpix A […]

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Nikon Coolpix A camera now shipping, currently in stock *UPDATED*

The Nikon Coolpix A compact camera started shipping today and is currently in stock at Amazon and B&H. As of today there is no sign of the $200 price drop that published on BestBuy website two weeks ago.  This is the last product release from the multiple Nikon announcements that happened in the first three months of the year. 2013 started as […]

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