Latest Nikon finance statement: “Imaging Products business is expected to exceed the previous estimate”

Nikon is preparing multiple important announcements in early 2016 and now they revised their financial forecast accordingly for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2016:

"Imaging Products business is expected to exceed the previous estimate, due to the improvement of product mix etc."

Nikon also announced their Q2 financial results. Here are the highlights for the Imaging Business for the first half of the year ending March 31, 2016:

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Nikon repair parts shortage

Just when you think it will not get any worse for Nikon, it does. I received multiple reports from readers on Nikon having shortage on many repair parts. There are also plenty of similar discussions on dpreview (another case), other forums and social media:

It seems that the shortage is mainly for older cameras and lenses, like for example the Nikon F6:

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Nikon has a lens patent designed for APS-C mirrorless camera

Nikons 18-55mm f:3.5-4.5 lens patent for APS-C mirrorless camera
Nikon has a new patent filed in Japan for a new 18-55mm f/3.5-4.5 lens designed for APS-C based mirrorless cameras:

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Deal of the day: Refurbished Nikon D7100 for $499 (new low price)

Refurbished Nikon D7100 DSLR cameras are currently listed at Newegg for $499 with free shipping (sold and shipped by Cameta Camera). This is a new low price.

More Nikon deals are available here. Check also the new price drops on 25 different Nikkor lenses.

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Top 10 NikonRumors posts for October 2015

Sony-A7RII-vs-Canon-5DS-R-vs-Nikon-D810-camera-shootout _Nikon_D810_camera_skeleton Nikon-deals
Sigma 20mm f:1.4 DG HSM Art lens Tamron-SP-15-30mm-f2.8-Di-VC-USD-full-frame-zoom-lens Nikkor 200-500mm f:5.6E ED VR
Nikon-AF-vs.-Fuji-XF-lenses-size-comparison DIY--solution-for-using-Nikkor-G-lenses-on-Nikon-film-SLR-cameras-6 Mitakon 135mm f:1.4 lens for Nikon F mount 2
These are the top 10 most visited NikonRumors posts forOctober, 2015:

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New Nikon lens rebates for November now live

Nikon lens only rebates
The new Nikon lens only rebates I reported two days ago are now live:

Here is the full list of discounted lenses:

The D810 and D750 price drops from last month are still active in November:

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Weekly Nikon news flash #339

Detailed comparison between the Canon 5DSR, Nikon D810 and Sony A7RII cameras (English translation available).

→ I've said this many times before - Nikon is not the only company in dire straits (from PhotoRumors):

Nikon 24-70mm f:2.8 ED VR sharpness and optical bench testing
Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8 ED VR lens sharpness and optical bench testing by Lensrentals.

Yongnuo YN-622N II trigger for Nikon cameras
→ New Yongnuo YN-622N II trigger for Nikon cameras. Check pricing and availability on eBay.

Nikon versions of Godox AD360II, TT685 and X1 introduced. Check pricing and availability on eBay.

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