Category Archives: Nikon Z1

Is this a small LCD screen on the top of the Nikon Z1 mirrorless camera prototype?

Do you remember the Nikon Z1 mirrorless camera prototype I reported a few months ago? A reader just pointed out to me that there is actually a small LCD screen on top of the Z-mount:

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Nikkei: Nikon to announce a new mid-level mirrorless camera priced at around $900

In the past few months, I had several blog posts about Nikon’s upcoming cheaper mirrorless camera (see here and here). Nikkei also just reported that Nikon is going to announce a new mid-level mirrorless camera as early as this year. The price is going to be around 100,000 yen ($920):

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Nikon Z3, Z5 and Z9 mirrorless camera rumors

Slow news day, here are some more unconfirmed rumors (I usually only post information that is verified by multiple sources): Low-end Nikon D5700 DSLR or similar is still a possibility High-end Pro Z series camera (Z9?) with dual card slots – the development could be announced as early as this summer Nikon Z5 in 2019: […]

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Nikon will release cheaper (non-S) mirrorless Z lenses in the future

A reader spotted the above table at the Nikkor Z brochure that mentions “other” non-S mirrorless Z lenses described as “optimum balance between advanced functionality, compactness and value for money”:

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Dpreview interview with Nikon: customers ask us for a DX mirrorless camera, we listen to our customers…

During the 2019 CP+ show Dpreview interviewed three Nikon managers (Mr. Naoki Kitaoka, Department Manager of the UX Planning Department, Mr. Takami Tsuchida, Sector Manager of the Marketing Sector inside Nikon’s Imaging Business Unit and Mr. Hiroyuki Ishigami, Section Manager of the Product Planning Section IL, UX Planning Department). Here is the recap of the […]

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New rumors: Nikon APS-C (DX) mirrorless camera possible

First, a small note on the Nikon Z1 entry-level mirrorless camera: when Nikon makes a prototype, they do not name or label them in any way – see some previous Nikon Z prototypes: The Nikon Z1 mirrorless camera picture I posted on Sunday could have been developed as a prototype, but the fact that it […]

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