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:
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:
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:
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:
→ 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 lens sharpness and optical bench testing by Lensrentals.
→ 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.