Nikon SnapBridge version 1.0.1 released for iOS

Nikon released SnapBridge version 1.0.1 with improved reliability of the connection to the camera and other bug fixes. You can download it here. Right now SnapBridge supports only the D500 and D3400 cameras. Support for the Coolpix A300, B500 and W100 is expected to be released in late September (October for the W100).

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Refurbished Nikon deals: $1,000 off on the new 24-70mm f/2.8E lens

Several new deals on refurbished Nikon gear, the best one being a refurbished Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8E lens (new version) for $1,399 ($1,000.95 or 41% off).

New: the refurbished Nikon D7200 is now $779 (new low price).

There are several other Nikkor lenses with good discounts - see this page for more info. Here are the direct links:

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Nikon D3400 DSLR camera now shipping in the US

Just a quick update: the Nikon D3400 DSLR camera is currently shipping in the US and Focus Camera has few in stock already.

Update: now in stock also at B&HAdorama and Amazon. The new Nikon AF-P DX Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-6.3G ED (VR) lens is also in stock at B&H and Amazon.

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Samyang starts a new line of “Premium” lenses (14mm f/2.4 will be available for Nikon F mount)

Samyang started a new line of "Premium" lenses designed for high resolution cameras (resolving power for 50MP and 8K productions). The first two "Premium" lenses are the 14mm f/2.4 and 85mm f/1.2 but only the pictured above 14mm f/2.4 will be available for Nikon F mount (US pricing is not yet announced). The new lenses are made out of aluminum alloy metal. Additional information, including technical specifications, MTF charts and lens design can be found here.

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Nikon KeyMission 80 and KeyMission 170 specifications leaked online

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The detailed specifications of the Nikon KeyMission 80 and KeyMission 170 cameras leaked online:

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Weekly Nikon news flash #384

→ More on the new Nikkor 105mm f/1.4E ED lens: new article on Image Chaser and an interview with the designers (in Japanese).

→ Remember the Nikon D5000? There is a new firmware update for that model and for the Coolpix S9700.

→ The current deals on Nikon gear:

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