New Nikon rebates starting on April 28th: Nikon Z6 down $200, Nikon Z7 down $600


Nikon will start a new rebate promotion in the US on April 28th (most listings will include free accessories and/or cashback). The Nikon Z6 will get a new $200 price drop, while the Nikon Z7 will go down $600. Here is the new pricing  - I am not 100% sure of all the numbers since some of the price drops are too good to be true (click to see current price):

DSLR

Mirrorless

Lenses

Check back NikonRumors on April 28th (Sunday) for the full details.

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The Tamron 35-150mm f/2.8-4 Di VC OSD full-frame DSLR lens for Nikon F-mount to be announced on May 23rd, price: $800-$900


The new Tamron 35-150mm f/2.8-4 Di VC OSD full-frame DSLR lens for Nikon F-mount (Model A043) is expected to be officially announced on May 23rd (June 20th for the Canon version). The Japanese price will be ¥99,900 including tax (around $890).

The development of the Tamron 35-150mm f/2.8-4 Di VC OSD lens was announced at the 2019 CP+ show:

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Nikon Nikkor Z 50mm f/1.8 S lens tested at DxOMark: ” it comes close to some of the best and most expensive lenses currently available”



DxOmark published their test results for the Nikon Nikkor Z 50mm f/1.8 S lens - here is their conclusion:

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Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 DSLR lens (1.4/100) officially announced


The previously rumored Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 full-frame manual focus DSLR lens (1.4/100) is now officially announced (check pricing and availability at Adorama, B&H and Amazon):

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Ending soon: free FTZ lens adapter with every Z6 or Z7 purchase


The free FTZ lens adapter offer with every Z6 or Z7 purchase in the US is ending this week (April 27th):

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Rumors: Nikon signed up to purchase the new Sony 60MP sensor (IMX455)


Some rumors from the Chinese social network Weibo:

  • Nikon already signed up to purchase the new Sony IMX455 60MP sensor.
  • The IMX455 sensor PDAF is supposed to be better than the Multi-CAM 20000 currently used in some Nikon cameras.
  • Sony will not use the IMX455 sensor, instead, they may use a slightly better version called IMX555.

Here are the details on the new Sony IMX455AQR sensor with 60MP, 8k video, and native 64 ISO:

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