Nikon D500 camera tested at DxOMark

DxOMark published their test results for the Nikon D500 camera:

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Grey market Nikon D500 lens kit now $470 (15%) off

Grey market Nikon D500 camera + 16-80mm lens kit is currently listed on eBay for $2,599. This is a $470.95 (15%) savings from the original MSRP of $3,066.95.

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Nikon can get in trouble for D500 Wi-Fi false advertising in Germany

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The German website reports that Nikon has received a “cease and desist order” (?) from a German D500 camera owner for falsely advertising the camera as Wi-Fi enabled. The WLAN only works with Bluetooth but not as a standalone Wi-Fi device as the advertisements suggest (Bluetooth connection to SnapBridge needed). Here is the translation:

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Nikon DL cameras still scheduled to start shipping on June 30th

Nikon DL shipping date
After the initial delay, the three new Nikon DL cameras with 1" sensor are still listed to start shipping on June 3oth. For now I have not heard any rumors of another potential delay.

Update - BestBuy has the shipping date for the DL cameras listed as November 28th:

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Weekly Nikon news flash #371

Vello Nikon F Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Auto Lens Adapter
→ The Vello Nikon F lens to Sony E-Mount camera AF lens adapter is now in stock (more info available here).

→ Adobe released Lightroom CC 2015.6 and Camera Raw 9.6 with added support for the Nikon Coolpix B700 camera and two Tamron lenses for Nikon F mount.

→ The new DZoptics Kerlee 35mm f/1.2 full frame DSLR lens will be available also for Nikon F mount.

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