Monthly Archives: May 2012

Nikon working on a new Coolpix camera with a large(-r) sensor

Nikon is currently working on a new camera with a large(-r) sensor to compete with the Canon PowerShot G1X ($799). It’s not clear if Nikon will just use the 1″ sensor from their mirrorless line or they will go with a new 1.5″ sensor similar to the G1X. The current Coolpix P7100 camera has 1/1.7″ CCD sensor. For […]

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New firmware update v1.03 for Nikon D700?

A member of the German forum received his new Nikon D700 camera and noticed that the installed firmware version A was 1.03. The latest officially announced firmware update for the D700 was A/B 1.02. Maybe Nikon is about to release the new 1.03 version?

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Nikon D4 now in stock

Nikon D4 is now in stock at OneCall. This also means that they no longer have a waiting list. Update: the status now says “coming soon“.

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Nikon D4 now ships without a free XQD card and reader

Up till now Nikon included a free 16GB Sony XQD card and a reader (aprox. $185 value) with every D4 shipment. This seems no longer to be the case and  the last Nikon D4 shipments do not include any freebies. The other bad news is that so far I have not heard about another major manufacturer to jump […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #162

New: Lensbaby Pro effects kit for Nikon mount. Rare lens on eBay: Nikkor Ai-S 1:5.6/13mm. DxOMark added more lenses to their Nikon D4 test. New version of Sofortbild released with Nikon D4/D800/D800E support. New remote control/tethered shooting software for Nikon DSLR (still in beta). New underwater housings for Nikon D4/D800 coming soon from Seacam. Notice of […]

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Nikon reported better than expected financial results for 2012

Nikon announced their financial results and new cash dividends for the year ending on March 31, 2012. The company again reported better than expected financial numbers even after the series of disasters in Asia last year. As a result, the stock price went up over 8%. Nikon remains a profitable company in times where almost every other major […]

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Nikon D600 release probability now at 80%

Today was all about the new Leica products but I still  have a quick update on the Nikon D600 – I can now raise the probability of the D600 release before Photokina to 80%. Note that some of the specs may still be inaccurate or incomplete.

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More Nikon D600 specs

Some new Nikon D600 specs in addition to what I reported two week ago (new specs are on top, marked in bold): 39 AF points (with an option of 11 AF points) 5 fps (same as the D700, the D800 has 4fps) 2 SD card slots with Eye-fi support Build-in retouching images functionality Built-in flash […]

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