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Category Archives: Nikon Point and Shoot

Where are all the new Coolpix and Nikon 1 cameras?

I do not know if you have noticed, but Nikon announced only two Coolpix cameras last month. This is a significant step down compared to previous years when we usually get dozens of different models. There is also no word on any new Nikon 1 products. We know that Nikon is concerned about the shrinking compact digital camera […]

Future Nikon 1 concepts
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Nikon SB-300, Nikkor 18–140mm f/3.5-5.6G, Coolpix L620 available for pre-order

Nikon SB-300 Speedlight pre-order options (shipping on August 29th, 2013): Adorama B&H Amazon Nikon 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED AF-S DX VR lens pre-order options (also shipping on August 29th, 2013): Adorama B&H Amazon

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Nikon SB-300 flash, 18–140mm f/3.5-5.6G lens, Coolpix L620, S6600 cameras announced

Nikon officially announced the SB-300 Speedlight, Nikkor AF-S DX 18–140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR lens and Coolpix L620 and S6600 compact cameras. Detailed coverage of the new products:

Nikon 18–140mm f:3.5-5.6G lens
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Nikon announcement tonight: new SB-300 flash, 18–140mm f/3.5-5.6G lens, Coolpix L620 and S6600 compact cameras

In addition to the 18–140mm f/3.5-5.6G DX lens, in few hours Nikon will also announce a new SB-300 flash. The 18–140mm f/3.5-5.6G lens will have 17 elements in 12 groups, 4 stops VR, weight: 490g. The Nikon SB-300 flash will have tiltable head (120°) and guide number of 18. You can see the details at digiarena.e15.cz. There will be […]

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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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