Monthly Archives: May 2014

Weekly Nikon news flash #265

→ Not that anyone cares, but Nikon Japan announced the released date for the new Nikon 1 S2 camera: June 5th, 2014. The US release date is listed as June 19th. The Nikon 1 S1 is currently on sale for $199. → After the Lexar memory card sale, we now have new SanDisk savings at Adorama and B&H. […]

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Nikon files patent for a 10-145mm f/4-5.6 lens designed for 1″ sensor

Nikon filed a patent in Japan for a 10-145mm f/4-5.6 lens designed for 1″ sensor. This could either be for the Nikon 1 mirorrless system or for the rumored compact camera with 1″ sensor. Here are the patent details:

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Nikon allocated $17.7 million to fix D600 issues, working to restore confidence in the brand

In a recent Q&A published on Nikon’s website, we learn that the company allocated $17,700,000 (¥1.8 billion) for D600 service and shutter replacement:

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Nikon Capture NX-D beta version 0.9.2 released

Today Nikon released beta version 0.9.2 of the new Capture NX-D software (made by Silkypix). Nikon also updated their User Feedback page with more Q&A:

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Nikon D800 rebate expires this weekend and it will not be renewed

The $200 instant rebate for the Nikon D800 will expire this weekend (May 31st) and it will not be extended in June. It seems that Nikon USA is happy with the current D800 inventory/sales before the rumored replacement is announced in the summer. This may be your last chance to get a D800 body for $2,796.95. […]

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The Nikon D800/E replacement will be made in Thailand

A quick update on my last post for the rumored Nikon D800/E replacement: the new camera will be made in Thailand (the D800/E were made in Japan). I am still not sure about the exact model name of the new DSLR, but most likely it will be called D800s or D810. Prototype cameras have been already tested […]

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Nikon 1 J4 tested at DxOMark

DxOMark published their test results of the Nikon 1 J4 mirrorless camera ($597) that shows only marginal improvements compared to previous models:

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Best lenses for the Nikon D800E camera

DxoMark published a series of articles on the best lenses for the Nikon D800E camera ($3,296.95). This would be an interesting feedback for anyone that already has the D800E or is planning to purchase the new D800s (or D810?) when it gets released next month (the D800E and its successor do/will not have an AA filter). Here is a […]

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