Monthly Archives: September 2013

Chinese smart phones producer BBK rumored to start using Nikon Expeed image processor in their devices

The Chinese mobile phone producer BBK Electronics is rumored to announce a new Vivo phablet equipped with 20MP camera (1/1.7″ sensor), fast f/2.0 lens and Expeed image processor: “The professional image processing chip used is Nikon’s Expeed E1-158 1051 200 M, which could be a slightly modified version of the old Expeed 3 ARM processor introduced in 2011 with the Nikon […]

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Nikon Coolpix P7800 camera to start shipping tomorrow

Update: the Nikon P7800 is now in stock. The Nikon Coolpix P7800 camera that was announced in early September is scheduled to start shipping tomorrow. The P7800 user manual is now available for download here: Nikon Coolpix P7800 hands-on video:

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Nikon D610 announcement on October 7-8, the only known improvement for now: 6 fps continuous shooting speed

The Nikon D610 will most likely be announced in two weeks, on October 7th or 8th. The only upgrade I am aware (in addition to the shutter) is the slightly improved top continuous shooting speed at 6 fps (compared to 5.5 fps in the D600). I cannot yet confirm if there will be something else announced on that […]

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Nikon Capture NX 2.4.4 released

Nikon released Capture NX 2.4.4. Here are the modifications introduced in this version:

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Nikon D5300 specifications: Wi-Fi, GPS, EXPEED 4

This is the first set of Nikon D5300 specifications: 24MP 39 AF points EXPEED 4 (new) Built-in Wi-Fi (new) Built-in GPS (new) In addition to the built-in Wi-Fi and GPS capabilities I already mentioned few weeks ago, the new D5300 will be the first camera to get the new EXPEED 4 processor. I was expecting the […]

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Nikon D600 sensor dust/oil survey

With the latest rumors for a new D610 camera, there have been many discussions on this blog regarding the Nikon D600 dust/oil issue. I promised to do a quick survey that will give us some basic statistics on how wide spread the problem is (thanks to Thom Hogan for suggesting the survey questions). I will publish […]

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Nikon 1 AW1 camera now listed on Amazon Germany and UK

For our European readers – the new Nikon 1 AW1 underwater camera is now listed on Amazon in several EU countries:  Amazon Germany Nikon 1 AW1 kit with 11-27.5mm lens (white, available also in black and silver) Nikon 1 AW1 kit with 11-27.5mm and 10mm lenses Nikon 1 Nikkor AW 10mm f/2.8 lens  Amazon UK Nikon […]

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No GPS or Wi-Fi functionality in the Nikon D610

A quick update to the Nikon D610 specifications I reported last week – the D610 will not have built-in GPS or Wi-Fi capabilities. I guess those features will first make their appearance in the D5300.

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