Monthly Archives: January 2010

Nikon D700x makes its debut on TV with a price tag of $4,300

This one is weird. On “The Suze Orman Show” (CNBC) from Jan. 23, 2010, a lady called in during the “Can I Afford It” segment. She wanted to purchase a Nikon D700x camera for $4300 (the show is based on callers who want to purchase expensive items and Suze Orman is giving them financial advice). […]

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Nikon related news/links

Underwater housing update: Ikelite has released several new underwater housing models for the latest Nikon DLSR cameras: Nikon D3000 Nikon D5000 Nikon D300s Remember this picture? Its is back in the news again. Nikon had no comments. New Nikon training program for dealers (UK only?) – see here for more info. First Nikon centre opens […]

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The Nikon D700x sensor and Nikkor AF-S 18-50 f/3.5-4.5G lens rumors got busted. Busted because those images were published in the Japanese magazine CAPA and are not part of an upcoming Nikon brochure: Go to flickr or bayimg for hi-res image (thanks to the reader who sent that in). Here is a general translation of […]

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More rumors from China (Nikon D700x and Nikkor AF-S 18-50 f/3.6-4.5)

Two more interesting images appeared on from the same user in the past hour (Google translation). The first looks like a larger crop (but a tiny image) of the previously reported Nikon D700x sensor: The second one (Google translation) is for a new lens – Nikkor AF-S 18-50 f/3.5-4.5G: Translation: AFS Nikkor 18-50 mm f3.5-4.5G Reasonably-priced, high-quality […]

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Battery for Nikon D900, this time in print

In the past, we went through a list of products compatible with Nikon D900. Some of them could be a typo or just an easy way to get Internet traffic. Today, a NR reader sent me those pictures of Phottix Titan battery which is compatible with Nikon D900 – clearly written on the back of […]

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This may be the Nikon D700x sensor

Just got this picture with questionable quality of a Nikon D700x sensor from (Google translation) – it seems to be the same sensor used in the Nikon D3x: Can anyone give us a quick translation? Thanks! Update – here is the translation: Nikon D700X Price  350000 yen  (around?) Special Feature: Fitted with the 24MP […]

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