Monthly Archives: July 2010


Every once in a while, I have to remind everyone that this is a rumor site. Everything written here should be considered as fiction and you should not make any decision based on the information provided on this blog (selling/buying equipment, changing schedules to accommodated potential new product, etc.). I am trying my best to give a numerical […]

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Nikon D90 slowly fading away

Nikon D90 was removed from the employee purchase plan for Best Buy employees as of July 21st, 2010. Amazon lists the Nikon D90 as “Usually ships within 1 to 2 months”: The D90 kit is still available. Nikon UK is out of printed brochures for the Nikon D90 and D700: I got multiple reports that […]

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Expected prices of upcoming Nikon lenses

Those are the expected prices of the rumored lenses from Nikon. Please note that the prices may vary in different countries and may not be 100% accurate due to the different exchange rates and price policies: Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.4G N: around $1600 Nikkor 24-120 f/4 ED VR N – around $1300 Nikkor 18-200 f/3.5-5.6 […]

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Questionable Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.2 ED VR listing spotted in China

Update: here is a better screenshot from (click on image for larger view): A Chinese forum has a screenshot from July 20th of Nikon China website displaying a new AF-S 85mm f/1.2 ED VR lens. According to the text, the image was removed the next day – here is the before and after shot (click […]

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Nikon planning an August press event in Europe

The word from Europe is that Nikon is planing a press event in at least one European country during the week of August 16th-20th, 2010. We can eliminate Monday and Friday, since those are not preferred days for new product announcements, which leaves us with August 17th, 18th and 19th as a potential announcement dates. I do not know […]

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Nikon D90 listed as “New!” at BestBuy

For some reason BestBuy decided to list the Nikon D90 as “New!” on their website, while the camera is currently sold out online: Maybe testing a new product template? Just a reminder that two years ago, the Nikon D90 leaked on Circuit City and Target websites few days before the official release.

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Nikon USA releases statement on the 24-70mm f/2.8 distance panel light leak

This is the official statement from Nikon USA on the Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8 light leak problem, previously described here: “We have received indications that when extremely bright light strikes the lens while shooting at high sensitivities, light other than that passing through the front of the lens may be reflected. This is not a problem with normal shooting and […]

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First word on the Nikon D90 replacement

I just got some basic description of the Nikon D90 replacement: 16MP DX sensor same noise performance like the D700! full HD 8p/s new video AF and performance parts of the body will be aluminium Stay tuned for more. [NR] rating: 90%

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