Category Archives: Nikon Z8

First indications of the rumored Nikon camera with 60MP and 16-bit NEF files

Nikon is rumored to introduce a new lossy compressed RAW codec to reduce the file size in their next high-megapixel camera. Here is a leaked screenshot from a Nikon manual that confirms the already rumored new camera with 60MP (9552×6364) sensor (Nikon Z8?) and the new 16-bit NEF files:

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The rumors about a new Nikon Z8 camera with a 60MP sensor make more sense today

The rumors I reported about a new Nikon Z8 camera with a 60MP sensor make more sense today after Sony just surprised everyone with a new a7r IV mirrorless camera (product listings: Adorama| B&H, see the press event here). I also reported that Nikon has signed up to purchase the new Sony 61MP back-illuminated Exmor R […]

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Another Nikon rumors recap (list of possible/rumored Nikon cameras)

Here is another set of possible/rumored Nikon cameras (nothing is confirmed so far, but you can see how some rumors keep coming back): Nikon Z9: top of the line high-end pro Z camera Nikon Z8: 60MP, two CFexpress cards, improved VR with new resolution shift mode, same ISO as the Z7 Nikon Z5: similar to […]

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Nikon CEO confirmed a new mirrorless camera equivalent to the D5 is coming

According to Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, a newspaper specialized for Japanese manufacturing, Mr. Umadate, Nikon’s new CEO, said Nikon is going to launch a flagship mirrorless camera which is equivalent to the Nikon D5. He didn’t mention when they will launch the new model. Here is the translated quote:

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Rumors: Nikon signed up to purchase the new Sony 60MP sensor (IMX455)

Some rumors from the Chinese social network Weibo: Nikon already signed up to purchase the new Sony IMX455 60MP sensor. The IMX455 sensor PDAF is supposed to be better than the Multi-CAM 20000 currently used in some Nikon cameras. Sony will not use the IMX455 sensor, instead, they may use a slightly better version called […]

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Rumored Nikon cameras roadmap

Here is the rumored Nikon cameras roadmap for the next 12 months: 2 or 3 Nikon DX-format mirrorless cameras (2019) Nikon D750 successor (2019) Nikon D5 successor (2019-2020) 1 Nikon Coolpix camera 1 high-end (above Z6 and Z7) mirrorless camera scheduled for 2020 (Nikon Z8?) Nikon already has 5 registered new cameras (there were only […]

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