Nikon D5 and D500 updates

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Few Nikon D5+D500 updates:

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Nikon has a patent for a smart watch that emits fragrance

Nikon watch
In December 2015 a new Nikon patent application was published in Japan for a smart watch that can emit fragrance:

Nikon smart watch fragrance patent
The patent was filed in June, 2014.

Via Egami, picture: eBay

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Nikon Distortion Control Data version 2.013 released

Nikon Distortion Control Data version 2
Today Nikon released version 2.013 of their distortion control data. More information on distortion control can be found here. The following cameras support distortion control lens data updates from the firmware versions show:

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Nikon US rebates for February

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Nikon did not announce any new "lens only" rebates for February (they have been doing it for few years now). In the US we already got a permanent Nikkor lens price drop few months ago, while prices are going up in other regions. The Nikon combo rebates are updated for February but I do not see any significant changes. The only new offers this month are (some of those were available in 2015 but then were canceled):

See also the current Nikon 1 rebates (not changed). More instant savings are available here.

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Nikon KeyMission 360 action camera priced at €499?

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When Nikon announced their new KeyMission 360 action camera, they did not provide any pricing. A major European retailer currently lists the camera for €499 (around $500). Here are the available specifications I was able to collect:

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