Nikon D500 camera tested at DxOMark

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DxOMark published their test results for the Nikon D500 camera:

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

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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 heise.de 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

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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).

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→ 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.

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

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