Monthly Archives: November 2010

Rumor: Nikon ordered 150,000 bags from Crumpler

The rumor is that Nikon recently ordered 150,000 (yes, one hundred and fifty thousand) small Crumpler bags. Nikon has previously used Crumpler bags for special promotions (like this Crumpler backpack created for Nikon’s 90th Anniversary):

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What else is gone?

Let’s first start with the Sigma 50-150mm f/2.8 II EX DC HSM lens (Nikon mount) – discontinued: I am not sure why, but Amazon Germany doesn’t sell the Nikon D3x any longer: I got few reports that some smaller dealers in Europe have also removed the D3x from their catalogs. In the US, the D3x […]

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Patent application reveals new drawings of a Nikon mirrorless interchangeable lens camera

Japanese patent application (2010-250149) contains some drawings of the upcoming Nikon mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. The news here is the flash (#14) which was not present in previous drawings (see here, here and here):

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Yes, Nikon D5000 is now discontinued

A month ago I did mention that the Nikon D5000 will be discontinued and now B&H confirms it – both Nikon D5000 kit and body only are listed as discontinued on their website: At that point I have not received any reliable information about a potential D5000 replacement (D5100 should basically be a D3100 with a swivel […]

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Nikon cuts profit forecast because of a stronger yen

Today Nikon published their latest financial results. They cut the full year profit forecast from ¥52 to ¥48 billion because of a stronger yen. Nikon Imaging is doing good – Executive Vice President Ichiro Terato said this referring to the camera division: “If it were not for the effect of exchange rates, we would have achieved a […]

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Nikon D7000 will be available in Europe on November 5th

According to Amazon UK (and many other stores in Europe) the Nikon D7000 body only will start shipping this Friday (November 5th). The Nikon D7000 kit is listed to be available in stock on November 15th, but I believe many stores will get them on Friday as well.

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3D digital photo frame Nikon NF-300i

Many readers are still emailing me about Nikon’s new NF-300i 3D photo frame. I guess my previous post was mainly targeted at the new Picturetown 3D service, even though the new 3D photo frame is part of this service and was mentioned in my post. Here are some more details on the Nikon NF-300i photo frame. […]

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Nikon instant rebates for November (US)

The latest Nikon instant rebates for November (will expire on November 20th, 2010): Nikon D3000 Nikon D3000 + 18-55mm + 85mm Micro lenses: $150 instant rebate Nikon D3000 + 18-55mm + 18-200mm lens: $300 instant rebate Nikon D3100 Nikon D3100 + 18-55mm + 85mm Micro lenses: $100 instant rebate Nikon D5000 Nikon D5000 + 55-300mm […]

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