Monthly Archives: January 2012

Nikon announces new Coolpix cameras

Those are the new Coolpix camera for the first half of 2012: S9300, S9200, S6300, S4300, S4200, S3300, S3200, S30, P510, P310, L810, L310, L26 and L25. The new P310 still doesn’t support NEF files. The P510 has a 42x optical zoom (24mm to 1000mm). The S30 looks like it will be a hit for all parents […]

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The new Lexar 1000x PRO CF cards will be shipping in 7-14 days

B&H has updated their website with the new super fast (x1000) Lexar CF cards – they should start shipping in 7-14 days, just in time for the D800. The prices range from $138 for 16GB to $730 for the 128GB versions. The upcoming Nikon D800 is not expected to support XQD cards like the D4. With a 36MP sensor and […]

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Interview with Nikon on the future of the Nikon 1 system

Few key points from a recent dpreview interview with Tetsuya Yamamoto (General Manager of Nikon’s Development Headquarters within its Imaging Division): Nikon is pleased with the success of their mirrorless system, especially the J1 The Nikon 1 sensor is capable of 2k and 4k video recording, those functionalities may come in future models Future cameras will […]

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Canon G1x vs. Nikon V1 vs. Nikon P7100 DxOMark comparison

DxOMark just published their test results of the Canon PowerShot G1x compact camera. Here is a quick DxOMark style comparison with the Nikon V1 and the Coolpix P7100. The D1x has almost two times better low light ISO performance than the V1, dynamic range and color depth are almost identical.

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Nikon announced four new Prostaff 5 fieldscopes

Nikon announced four new Prostaff 5 fieldscopes. The new models are all fog-free and waterproof (up to 1m/3.3ft. for up to 10 minutes). They can also be used with a digital camera bracket ($269.95) that will allow to attach a Coolpix camera.

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Picture of the Nikon AF-S Teleconverter TC-17E III, but is it real?

I just received this picture of a Nikon AF-S Teleconverter TC-17E III. I have no idea what’s the story behind it. I have not heard anything about this being a part of the D800 announcement next week, but it’s definitely a possibility. The TC-20E got refreshed in December, 2009. The current TC-17E II model was announced in May, 2004. With […]

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Nikon press event on February 1st in Denmark

In addition to the February 7th announcement, Nikon will also have another press conference on February 1st, 2012. This is a day earlier then my initial report, but the actual public announcement may still happen on February 2nd. I believe this will be for the new line of Coolpix cameras, including a P300 replacement and a new water […]

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Nikon press invitation for February 7th in Thailand

This is the invitation for the Nikon press conference in Thailand on February 7th, 2012. I believe this will be for the Nikon D800 announcement. Via Techxcite

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