Tamron SP 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD lens (Nikon F mount) reviewed at DxoMark

The Tamron SP 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD lens for Nikon F mount ($749) got reviewed at DxoMark (click for larger view):

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Weekly Nikon news flash #401

→ The Nikon D5600 is already in stock in the US and the lens kits are up to $250 off.

→ The ongoing Nikon UK cashback is ending on January 15th.

→ Latest Nikon deals:

→ CIPA released their data for November 2016 and sales for interchangeable lens cameras were as good as in November 2015 (orange: 2016, black: 2015, blue: 2014 click for larger view).

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US Presidential Inauguration will be live-streamed in 360-degrees with customized Nikon KeyMission 360 cameras

The US Presidential Inauguration that will take place on January 20th will be live-streamed by USA Today in 360-degrees with customized Nikon KeyMission 360 cameras:

"The stream will include multiple VR camera angles positioned at the Capitol, the National Mall, and along the inaugural parade route for a fully immersive experience. The cameras are provided by Nikon, who is working exclusively with USA TODAY NETWORK using a customized KeyMission 360 camera that allows the NETWORK to livestream in 360-degrees via in-camera stitching."

Here is the full press release:

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Rumors from Japanese magazine: Nikon Df2 to be based on the D750 (24MP sensor)

I recently received this page that was published in a Japanese magazine a few weeks ago. The article suggests that the Nikon Df2 DSLR camera will be based on the D750 and will have a 24MP sensor:

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Nikon SnapBridge 360/170 app is not compatible with iOS 10.2

Nikon Japan issued a warning for the latest version of the SnapBridge 360/170 app about potential incompatibility with the latest iOS 10.2. The previous iOS version 10.1 is till working fine, so if you need to use the app, do not upgrade to 10.2 until the issues are fixed.

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Nikon’s 100th anniversary logo, new website and promo video

Nikon released a new logo, dedicated website and a promo video for their 100th anniversary celebration. Here is the full press release:

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