Monthly Archives: September 2011 will be down for maintenance tonight

One dedicated server can no longer handle the NikonRumors traffic. My hosting company will be adding a second server tonight. Two servers with a front-end load balancer should be able to handle the expected traffic spike for the D800/D4 announcement (whenever that would be). Tonight at 11:00 pm (EST) will be down for approximately […]

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Last Nikon 1 recap, I promise

This is the last Nikon 1 recap, I promise: AP:  a senior Nikon official said that Nikon is not worried if Canon announces a mirrorless camera with a larger sensor Nikon expects their new mirrorless cameras to become #1 in Taiwan and Malaysia. All Nikon 1 products are made in China. Nikon J1 is really small – […]

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Nikon Sweden executive: no new full frame cameras in October

Swedish Nikon executive Lasse Pettersson answered this question during a live Q&A interview yesterday about the new Nikon mirrorless cameras (about 22:45 minutes into this clip): Reporter: “The question everybody asks; when will the D4 or D800 be released? Lasse Pettersson: [Jokingly] “Later!” Reporter: “Will they be announced at the event in October?” Lasse Pettersson: “No, […]

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Poll #2: Are you going to buy the new Nikon 1 mirrorless camera?

Few weeks ago I posted a poll to see what percentage of [NR] readers were planning to buy the Nikon mirrorless camera. Those were the results: Today I would like to see if some of you have changed their mind after the Nikon 1 is already official: Are you going to buy the new Nikon […]

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Pretty damn close

The Nikon mirrorless mockups I received few weeks ago were pretty accurate:

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But wait, there is more… next month

Nikon will have another announcement in October, 2011. I do not have an exact date yet, but the week of 17-21 looks right. Unfortunately, there will probably not be any full frame DSLR cameras introduced next month. I have no idea what’s coming and would like to again lower your expectations by saying that next […]

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Another Nikon 1 recap

None of the press images I’ve seen so far included a picture of the back of the Nikon 1. B&H has one on their V1 product listing: The Nikon 1 V1 model has a metal (magnesium alloy?) body: The most detailed Nikon 1 announcement coverage so far is from DCWatch. Here are few pictures of some […]

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All Nikon 1 products now available for pre-order (updated)

All Nikon 1 products are now available for pre-order at Adorama, B&H and Amazon:

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