Monthly Archives: June 2011

Top 10 posts for June 2011

These are the top 10 most visited NikonRumors posts for June 2011: Reality or fiction: Nikon D4, D4x, D400, D400x, D800, D800x, D9000 specs. Nikon D4 with 32MP, D400 with 24MP sensors from Sony? Nikon D4 and D400 in August, D700 replacement still in the air. This is how the Japanese magazine CAPA sees the […]

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This is how the Japanese magazine CAPA sees the Nikon D4 and D900

The Japanese magazine CAPA published drawings of Nikon D4 and D900 cameras. They have posted similar drawings of non-existing Nikon DSLR models in the past. My understanding is that those drawings are based on input from people in the industry. Nikon D4: full frame 18MP CMOS sensor (8 MP when cropped to APS-C) usable ISO […]

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Nikon D4 and D400 in August, D700 replacement still in the air

The big announcement in August will be for a new Nikon D4 and D400 DSLR cameras. The Nikon D700 replacement will probably be announced at a later date, maybe even in 2012. I know that this is not the news most of you want to hear, but it actually makes perfect sense because the Nikon D3 was announced […]

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New Nikon prototype/concept cameras on display in France

Nikon displayed some new prototype/concept cameras as part of the Hello Demain (Hello Tomorrow) exhibition at the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie (Paris, France). The first Nikon camera prototype has three interchangeable pieces –  LCD screen, lens and a grip:

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Weekly Nikon news flash #116

I did not have Internet connection during the past weekend. This is the weekly Nikon news flash for last week: Nikon instant rebates extended till July 30th. New iPad app: Nikon Lenses+ New alternative to the Nikon 16-35mm f/4 lens: Tokina AT-X 17-35mm f/4 PRO FX. Nikon’s first high-power zoom lens: the Ai Zoom Nikkor 35-200mm […]

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Where in the world is Chase Jarvis?

Chase Jarvis mentioned on Twitter that he is shooting a campaign for a “secret client“. In the past Chase and his crew were a big part of the marketing campaigns for the Nikon D90 and D7000 cameras. Of course all this may not be Nikon related, but I have to ask: has anyone seen Chase […]

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Nikon patents update

Patents application 2011-113052 is for a 50mm f/1.2 lens (the patent describes also a f/2 version). This is the second patent for fast 50mm lens (see previous patent): Patent application 2011-112832 is for a 24-145mm or 28-145mm f/4 lens: Patent application 2011-118379 is for a 200mm f/3.2 Macro lens (again, several different designs were described with focal lengths ranging from 160-220mm and […]

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New firmware update v1.1 for Nikon Coolpix L23, L120 and P500

Nikon released new firmware update v1.1 for the Coolpix L23, L120 and P500 cameras. The new firmware fixes the error message when formating certain memory cards. Direct links for download and changelog: Nikon Coolpix L23 Nikon Coolpix L120 Nikon Coolpix P500

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