Nikon continues to deny their exit from the DSLR market

Nikon continues to deny the exit from the DSLR market:

  • Mr. Tokunari said, “It is true that we are concentrating development resources on mirrorless cameras,” but “We have not decided to end or withdraw from development. to produce, sell, and support single-lens reflex cameras.” (Nikkei)
  • “This is speculation and not an announcement by our company.” However , while arguing that “the production, sales and support of digital SLR cameras will continue,” he did not deny that development had ended. Nikon has already stopped development of single-lens reflex cameras, but even if the development of single-lens reflex cameras was completely finished, it would not be unnatural at all. (BCNretail)
  • “Some media outlets reported that our company would withdraw from single-lens reflex camera development, but this is speculation and not an announcement by our company. We continue to manufacture, sell, and support digital SLR cameras, and we hope that our customers will continue to use them with peace of mind.” (Nikon Japan)
  • “Nikon will continue to operate the single-lens reflex camera business. We have not decided to withdraw from development.” Nikon’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Tokusei Yoshiaki emphasized this at the financial results briefing for the April-June 2022 period held on August Four. “Nikon withdraws from the development of digital single-lens reflex cameras, after more than 60 years of history,” was a comment in response to a scoop reported by the Nihon Keizai Shimbun in mid-July. (Toyokeizai)

Report: Nikon to stop making DSLR cameras, withdraws from SLR development after 60 years of history

Sad news: the legendary Nikon AF-S Nikkor 200mm f/2G ED VR II lens is now discontinued

Sigma has discontinued 18 DSLR lenses, Tamron has discontinued 22 DSLR lenses


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