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New firmware updates for the Nikon D5, Nikon 1 V2 and Nikon 1 V3 cameras

Today Nikon released new firmware updates for the Nikon D5, Nikon 1 V2 and Nikon 1 V3 cameras with some minor bug fixes:

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The Nikon 1 V3 mirrorless camera is now discontinued

The Nikon 1 V3 mirrorless camera is now listed discontinued at B&H and it’s on backorder at Adorama and Amazon. The camera is also listed as discontinued on the official Nikon website:

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Nikon 1: the little camera that could

Nikon 1 – the little camera that could by Thomas Stirr (check out also his ebook with the same title): After using Nikon APS-C and full frame DSLRs in the past, I’ve been using the Nikon 1 system exclusively for my client video business and for my still photography needs for the past two and a […]

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Nikon 1 AW1 with lens for $409, Nikkor 14-24mm for $1,497, KeyMission for $189 and other refurbished Nikon deals

BuyDig has a Nikon Refurb Week event with some good offers on refurbished Nikon gear: Nikon 1 AW1 underwater camera + 11-27mm lens for $409 ($391 off) Nikon 1 J5 + 10-30mm lens for $339 ($161 off) Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8 for $1,497 ($500 off) Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G for $1,599 ($400 off) Nikon KeyMission 170 for […]

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Major German photo website issues an “online obituary” for the Nikon 1 mirrorless system

Even without an official statement from Nikon, the German website Digitalkamera.de announced the death of the Nikon 1 system in an “online obituary”:

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Nikon officially confirms they are “developing new mirrorless products”

In connection with the latest interview with Nikon’s president I posted here on [NR], a Nikon spokesperson said this to dpreview: “While details are confidential, we can say that we are currently developing new mirrorless products that build upon Nikon’s strengths, and offer the performance prospective customers expect, including the ultimate optics performance, image-processing technologies, strength […]

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Thom Hogan explains why Nikon’s late entry to the mirrorless market could actually be a good thing

  Continuation to my post from earlier today: there could be multiple reasons why Nikon is still not releasing their mirrorless solution. All previously announced mirrorless cameras from other companies were not perfect and they all had some serious disadvantages. Just in the past year, we started seeing mirrorless cameras with improved EVF (Leica SL), dual […]

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Nikon’s president confirms new mirrorless camera in an interview

Last week the Japanese newspaper Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun published an interview with Nikon’s President Mr. Kazuo Ushida. In the interview Mr. Ushida hinted again (see also this post) that Nikon will be releasing a new mirrorless camera – see the Google translation of the article (fourth paragraph):

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