Nikon executive mentions the announcement of a new “high-end pro/enthusiasts” camera

Shinyoshimi Gokyu

Shinyoshimi Gokyu from Nikon (credit: DCWatch)

A few hours ago DC.Watch published an article called "Nikon announces the introduction of this year's pro / high amateur model" where Shinyoshimi Gokyu (Nikon Managing Executive Officer and Video Business Manager) was quoted saying:

"Following the D7500 that we introduced the other day, we will introduce the second new product this year, so please expect it because we will introduce a model that you can fully convince pro and high amateur people" (Google translation)

Here is a slightly better translation from a reader:

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Weekly Nikon news flash #428



→ Some of Nikon's 100th anniversary products are already appearing for sale on eBay. The official shipping date is listed as July 25th (see the full list here). The Nikon posters are also already shipping (picture sent by a reader).


→ New Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.4E ED lens review at Ephotozine.


→ New Nikon AF-P DX NIKKOR 10-20mm f/4.5-5.6G VR lens review at Imaging Resource and Ephotozine.


→ New Emil Busch Glaukar 3.1 portrait lens for Nikon F-mount launched on Kickstarter.

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Confirmed: the Nikon D810 replacement will be called Nikon D850


In the past few months, I have been going back and forth on the actual model name for the Nikon D810 replacement. I am now certain that the new camera will be called Nikon D850 and not Nikon D820. I am still not sure if the official announcement will be next week, but the fact that I got confirmation for the name, gives us hope. Stay tuned.

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What is the lightest and cheapest full frame camera/lens set?

Here is an interesting video from Duncan Dimanche who compared the price and weight of a basic full frame camera + lens set from the top four manufacturers (Sony, Nikon, Canon, and Pentax). The results may surprise you - the Nikon D750 body with five lenses was lighter and cheaper compared to a similar Sony a7 set (click for larger view):

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