Monthly Archives: January 2011

Nikon instant rebates extended in the US *updated*

Nikon D700 rebates

Update: Nikon D7000 is now in stock and can be used in combination with the Nikon instant rebates. Update #2: Nikon Canada will also have a rebate program – 80 CAD off any dual lens kit (effective till March 31st). Nikon sent out a memo to US dealers today that the current Nikon instant rebates will be […]

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Weekly Nikon related news/links #95

Those are the Nikon related links from last week: Another report from a store in Belgium  (email sent to customers) that the Nikon D700 is discontinued. I received similar report from a major US retail chain that is currently out of stock and have no future plans on ordering new D700 units. Nikon rebates are expiring at the end […]

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Rumor: Nikon Canada is out of D700

The rumor is that Nikon’s warehouses in Canada have been out of D700 since early December. They have no indication if any new shipments are on the way.

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Many fake Nikon D800 pictures and specs are available on the Net

Since there are many new NikonRumors readers who are sending me tips and emails about a Nikon D800 camera being listed on several Chinese e-commerce sites, I have to remind you that those specs and images are fake and have been around pretty much from the time the D700 was announced back in 2008. I would say […]

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Nikon D300s slowly phasing out

A follow up on this post from yesterday: Nikon Service Point Munchen is selling their Nikon D300s demo camera on eBay: Nikon Service Point Munchen has been a good indicator of discontinued products in the past: when they sold their last D300 on eBay in 2009, the D300s was announced a month later.

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The sensors of the D3, D3s, D700 and D3100 are made by Nikon *updated*

In addition to the Nikon D7000 sensor which is made by Sony, here is some more information from Chipworks on the different sensors in Nikon DSLR bodies: Nikon D3/D700 sensor NC81338L: made by Nikon Nikon D3s sensor NC81361A: made by Nikon Nikon D3100 sensor NC81362A: made by Nikon Nikon D90 sensor IMX038: made by Sony

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Nikon press conference scheduled for February 9th

Nikon will be holding a press conferences in multiple countries on February 9th, 2011 (Wednesday). For all US readers this means that new products will be announced between 11:00pm and midnight EST on February 8th (NR probability rating: 99%). As of today I am certain only about two new point and shoot cameras to be announced […]

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Nikon patents a projector built in a DSLR camera

Nikon filed a patent in Japan for a projector built in a DSLR. We already have the Coolpix S1100pj point and shoot camera with a built-in projector and Nikon is at least thinking of bringing that technology into a DSLR camera. The cool part is that the projection will happen through the electronic viewfinder (the […]

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