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Correction: the new 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 will be a DX lens

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Correction on my last post - the upcoming new 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 will be a DX lens, probably a smaller, lighter and cheaper replacement (550 g/20 oz) for the current Nikkor 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G DX model (830 g/29 oz).

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A new 18-300mm mirrorless lens to be announced with the Nikon 1 J4 camera

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Few more new bits of information on the upcoming Nikon 1 J4 mirrorless camera: it will feature LCD touch screen and flash sync speed of 1/60s. A new lightweight (550 g/20 oz) all-plastic 18-300mm lens (with f/6.3 at 300mm) will also be announced.

Correction: the new 18-300mm will be a DX lens.

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Top 10 NikonRumors posts for March 2014

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It's not worth publishing anything else on April 1st - check again NikonRumors tomorrow for some interesting rumors. These are the top 10 most visited posts for March 2014:

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Grey market Nikon D800 cameras now sale for $2,100

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The price of the grey market Nikon D800 camera dropped to $2,099.99 on eBay. Note that grey market Nikon equipment does not have US warranty and Nikon USA will not repair it.

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Is this Nikon AF-S 135mm f/2G lens real?

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A reader sent me this picture of a new Nikon AF-S 135mm f/2G lens:

Nikon AF-S 135mm f:2G lens
What do you think, real or fake?

Update: Nikon has already filed a patent for a 135mm f/1.8 lens.

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Weekly Nikon news flash #257

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→ Interesting: Canon camera with Nikon F mount. The new Canon M15P-C industrial camera equipped with 15MP monochrome APS-C sensor has Nikon F-mount.

→ Roberts Camera is currently offering 10% off in their eBay store which also sells used, refurbished and new Nikon equipment.

→ Refurbished Rokinon 24mm f/3.5 tilt shift lens for Nikon available for $599 on eBay (new price : $999).

The $200 price drop for the Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM lens will expire on March 31st.

→ Nikon New Zealand extended the manufacturers warranty to 3 years.

→ Nikon-Walkley exhibition to open at USC gallery.

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Confirmed: Nikon lens only rebates will not be extended

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I received a confirmation that the current Nikon lens only rebates will not be extended after they expire tonight. The most popular lenses are out of stock, but Amazon still lets you place an order and they will ship it once it becomes available:

Check also the availability at B&H and Adorama.

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