Monthly Archives: April 2012

Rumor: Aptina developing a new full frame CMOS sensor for Nikon

      The Italian website published an article about Aptina Imaging – a company that produces sensors for digital cameras. Aptina confirmed the development of a new CMOS full frame sensor for DSLR cameras and “according to some unconfirmed rumors“, this sensor is designed specifically for Nikon:

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Weekly Nikon news flash #160

Adobe Photoshop CS6 pricing and shipping info plus 28 videos of all the new features. 60 FPS with the Nikon D3. Refurbished Nikon D3100 kit for $419. Full size Nikkor 28mm f/1.8G samples. Nikon exec drugs gal in Tokyo hotel, snatches underwear. Mosaic Engineering to offer optical low pass filter for the Nikon D800. Another Nikon 6mm […]

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Nikon D3200 now shipping

The new Nikon D3200 camera that was revealed last week is currently shipping to dealers… yes only 8 days after the announcement. Amazon already has it in stock (third party seller). Some BestBuy stores also received limited shipments of the D3200 + 18-55mm kit (pictured above). Update: J&R also has the D3200 in stock.

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Nikon patents for 17mm f/4 tilt and shift, 10mm f/4, 16-30mm f/4.5-5.6 and 28mm f/1.4 lenses

Nikon filed patent 201278550 in Japan and 20120081791 in the US for a 17mm f/4 tilt and shift and 10mm f/4 wide angle lenses: Patent released date: April 19th, 2012 Patent filing date: October 1st, 2010 Focal length: 17.11mm Aperture: 4.08 Angle of view (half): 63.03deg Image height: 33.00mm Lens length: 188.30mm Back focus 53.036mm Lens design: 18 elements […]

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More Nikon D600 rumors

Here are few more details about the rumored full frame Nikon D600 DSLR camera. As I already mentioned, any information so far in future cannot be considered as reliable: The price of the D600 is rumored to be very low – maybe as low as $1500. The sensor inside the D600 will probably be 24MP […]

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Another full frame DSLR on the horizon: Nikon D600

On several occasions in the past, Nikon representatives mentioned that the D800 is not the replacement of the D700 but “a whole new category of camera”. There are rumors of a new, cheaper full frame DSLR camera from Nikon that will be called D600. Here are the preliminary specs: Unknown MP count at that point The new camera will be […]

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BestBuy may have Nikon D800 in stock

BestBuy now lists the Nikon D800 as available for order, but not available for shipping (it was listed as “sold out online” yesterday). You can check the “Shipping & Availability” link for the stores in your area where you can pick up the camera after purchasing it online. All stores in my area did not […]

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Another Nikon D400 book is available for pre-order

The saga of unreleased Nikon D400 books continues – this time it’s Magic Lantern who promises a new D400 guide on September 4th, 2012. The book is currently available for pre-order on Amazon US, Amazon Germany and Amazon UK:

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