Nikon Z5 hands-on report from DC.Watch

DC.watch published a hands-on report on the new Nikon Z5 mirrorless camera (the translated version can be found here). The Z5 is expected to start shipping at the end of August. Additional Z5 coverage is available here.

Nikon Z5 pre-order links:

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2019 camera market share: Canon 45.4%, Sony 20.2%, Nikon 18.6%, Fuji 4.7%, Panasonic 4.7%


Nikkei released the 2019 camera market share - the top five digital camera companies combined had a 93.7% share in 2019 (sales units: 14,830,000 or -22.4%). The data includes only Japanese companies. Here is the breakdown:

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Just announced: new Meike 25mm f/1.8 manual focus APS-C mirrorless lens for Nikon Z-mount


Meike announced another manual focus mirrorless lens for Nikon Z-mount: 25mm f/1.8 (price: $75). This is an APS-C lens and it will be best suited for the Nikon Z50 camera. Meike already has several other lenses for Z-mount: 35mm f/1.4, 50mm f/1.2, 50mm f/1.7, and 85mm f/2.8. Meike lenses are sold at Adorama, Amazon and B&H Photo.

Additional information on the new Meike 25mm f/1.8 manual focus APS-C mirrorless lens for Nikon Z-mount:

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Nikon Coolpix P900 camera is now discontinued



The Nikon Coolpix P900 camera with 166x optical zoom and 332x digital zoom is now listed as discontinued at B&H and at WEX (Adorama already removed the listing). A few P900 cameras are still in stock at Amazon. The P900 is also listed as discontinued at the official Nikon Japan website.

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Just released, currently in stock: Delkin 2TB and Wise 1TB CFexpress memory cards


Two new CFexpress memory cards are now officially released and are currently in stock:

A few other new CFexpress memory cards are currently available for pre-order.

CFexpress cards are also sold at Adorama, B&HAmazon USAmazon UK, Amazon FranceAmazon Italy, and Amazon Spain.

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New: Meike 85mm f/1.8 full-frame AF lens for Nikon F-mount


After the 35mm f/1.4 and 50mm f/1.2 mirrorless lenses for Nikon Z-mount, Meike officially announced a new 85mm f/1.8 full-frame AF lens for Nikon F-mount. I first reported about this lens back in 2018 - it's Meike's first autofocus lens. The company also has two additional lenses for Z-mount: 50mm f/1.7 and 85mm f/2.8 (Adorama | B&H).

Additional information on the new Meike 85mm f/1.8 full-frame AF lens for Nikon F-mount:

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