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Nikon to announce replacements for the Coolpix AW130 and P900 cameras (125x zoom!)

Here is the promised update on the upcoming four Nikon cameras: One of the expected four cameras will be a replacement for the Nikon Coolpix P900 and it will feature a monster 125x zoom or 24-3000mm equivalent (the current P900 “only” has a 83x zoom) The second camera will be a replacement for the Nikon Coolpix AW130 Only one […]

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This lens patent could be for the Nikon Coolpix P900 camera replacement

Nikon has a new patent for a 4.3-357mm f/2-6.5 VR lens designed for cameras equipped with 1/2.3″ sensor (24-2000mm equivalent). There is a good chance that this lens could be used in the replacement of the popular Nikon Coolpix P900 camera ($529). For comparison, the P900 has a 4.3-357mm f/2.8-6.5 lens – the zoom will basically remain […]

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Nikon Coolpix W100 compact camera announced

Nikon announced a new Nikon Coolpix W100 waterproof and shockproof compact camera that replaces the previous S33 model. This product line makes the perfect first camera for a child. Additional information can be found here and here. Sample video and additional pictures:

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Nikon Coolpix A900 and B700 cameras delayed again

Nikon issued another delay for the Coolpix A900 and B700 cameras as a result of the 2016 Kumamoto earthquakes: the new release date will be in October. The good news is that the three Nikon DL cameras were not further delayed, which means they should still start shipping in June. Update: Nikon never provided a […]

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New patent: the Nikon Coolpix P900 camera replacement could have a 100x zoom lens

   Nikon Japan has a new patent for a compact super zoom camera with a 100x optical zoom lens (4.4-440mm f/2.8-8.3 or 24-2400mm equivalent) designed for a 1/2.3″ sensor. The current Nikon Coolpix P900 model ($499.98) has a 83x optical zoom (24-2000mm). Here are the details of the patent application:

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Nikon DL, KeyMission 360, Coolpix cameras delayed

Nikon Corporation announced today delays in the release of the latest digital cameras and the effects of the 2016 Kumamoto earthquakes: Nikon Coolpix A300, B500: May 2016 Nikon Coolpix A900, B700: July 2016 Nikon KeyMission 360: October 2016 Nikon DL: June 2016 (for all three models) Official press text:

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