Weekly Nikon news flash #405

The Nikon D750 seems to be out of stock in many stores in Germany and the current wait time is 1-2 months. Really strange development on one of the best selling Nikon cameras (maybe a replacement is coming soon?).

New low price for the Nikon D810 (gray market): $1,899.

→ Another strange development - two days ago Nikon Japan introduced a new D5300 kit with the new AF-P 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR lens (the D5300 was announced in 2013 and is still available for sale).

Nikon received the "iF Design Award 2017" for five products.

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New Nikon ViewNX-i version 1.2.5 fixes image corruption issue

Nikon released ViewNX-i version 1.2.5 for Mac that addresses the image corruption issue when using Nikon Transfer 2 with macOS Sierra (previously reported here):

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New Nikon EN-EL18b battery to be announced soon, expect “surprises”

The Japanese website Nokishita reported on Twitter that Nikon will soon announce a new EN-EL18b battery. It is not clear which existing or new cameras will be compatible with this new battery, but the current EN-EL18a model is used in the top-of-the-line Nikon D5, D4s and D4 DSLRs.

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New rumors: Nikon D820 with 46MP

Here is one possible scenario for the Nikon D810 replacement: a new D820 with a 46MP sensor. This is the only interesting rumor I heard recently worth sharing online. I am still not 100% confident with that information since it is coming from a single source. Hopefully this blog post will trigger some more tips and additional info on what's coming next from Nikon.

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Announced: Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 and 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 Di II VC HLD lenses

The previously rumored Tamron 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 and 70-200mm f/2.8 lenses for Nikon F-mount are now officially announced:

Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 (model A025) lens:

Tamron 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 Di II VC HLD (model B023) lens:

Additional information on both lenses:

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Nikon at WPPI 2017: new DSLR storage kit deals and live streaming

B&H has some new Nikon DSLR camera storage kit deals for the 2017 WPPI show:

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