Monthly Archives: September 2009

“Rumor has it… based on a true rumor”

Based on the stars alignment and the moon phase, I am now 75% confident about a Nikon announcement during the second week of October. Expected is a Nikon D3 refresh (probably called Nikon D3s – not sure yet) and at least a Nikon AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR lens. I expect the official press invitations […]

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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR

I received this tip several days ago and was trying to gather some more information before publishing it online. This is what we have so far: According to this post on the Japanese site kakaku the user “That’s 235’s” claims that a new Nikon AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR lens will be release soon. […]

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Nikon D400 book post mortem

Remember the Nikon D400 book story from Germany by the author Michael Gradias? It was covered multiples times here on NikonRumors (post 1, post 2 and post 3). Well, this rumor was almost true (except the actual book name). The book is now available for pre-order on Amazon Germany under the name Nikon D300s with the […]

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Some news from Poland and Korea

NPS Poland has a special offer/price for Nikon D3 (for members only). The interesting part: the offer is valid until October 7th, 2009. Is Nikon trying to clear its D3 stock (remember this post)? I also received a report that Nikon dealers in Poland cannot order the AF 85/1.4D lens (currently in stock in the […]

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Nikon D3s rumors difficult to track on the web

There are many references to Nikon D3s on the web and they may just mean the plural of D3 – for example go to this Hasselblad USA page and look at the bottom of the first paragraph: What is it, a D3s or multiple D3 cameras?

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An update on the latest Nikon patents

We’ve seen in the past that Nikon files for patents of new products few months before the official announcement (this is the general trend, of course there are exceptions and the patents discussed in this post may or may not turn into real products). I am monitoring Nikon patents on a weekly bases and here […]

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