Monthly Archives: October 2017

Nikon D610 DSLR camera listed as discontinued at the largest camera store in Prague

The Nikon D610 DSLR camera and all available D610 kits are listed as discontinued at the largest camera store in Prague (“jiz neni v prodeji” = discontinued). In the US the D610 is still available for sale for the ridiculous price of $1,496.95 (you can get the much better D750 for $300 more).

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More info on Lexar, XQD and CFExpress memory cards compatibility, Hoodman rumored to start making XQD cards

First, an update on my yesterday’s Lexar post – a report from the PhotoPlus Expo sent in by a reader (thanks):

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Lexar will continue producing XQD memory cards and will fulfill B&H’s inventory in a few weeks

Hi Nikon Rumors! We will continue producing XQD cards and will fulfill B&H’s inventory in a few weeks – hang tight! 🙂 — Lexar (@lexarmemory) October 30, 2017 Lexar just send me a tweet that they will continue producing XQD memory cards and will fulfill B&H’s inventory in a few weeks. This came as a […]

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First image of the upcoming Nikon Bluetooth remote control

This is the first picture of the new, not yet announced, Bluetooth Nikon remote control that has been already registered with the Taiwan NC agency under the code N16F1 (Bluetooth 4.1 + LE). Via Nokishita

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Nikon D850 pre-orders update

@nikonrumors just got a tracking number for my aug 24 11am edt B&H order, yay! #D850 — Matt Comerford (@kb9uwu) October 29, 2017 A quick update on the latest Nikon D850 deliveries based on information I received from readers: Both B&H and Adorama just started shipping Nikon D850 cameras that were pre-ordered on August 24th. […]

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Nikon increased operating profit forecast for their fiscal year by 7.7%

Nikon issued a revision of their financial forecast for the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2018. The company increased their expected operating profit by 7.7%:

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Nikon officially announced the closure of their camera plant in China

Nikon officially announced the previously rumored closure of their digital camera plant in China:

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Weekly Nikon news flash #442

→ Nikon to close their digital camera plant in China: “The Japanese precision equipment manufacturer will make an official decision at a board meeting Monday. The Jiangsu plant, which employs 2,500 workers, turns out entry-level compact digital cameras and interchangeable lenses for single-lens reflex cameras. Some production will be outsourced and Nikon will continue to sell […]

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