Category Archives: Other Nikon stuff

Financial report: “Strength seen in Nikon Corp. Can its 8.2% jump turn into more strength?”

This is a quote from the article “Strength seen in Nikon Corp. Can its 8.2% jump turn into more strength?” published on Yahoo Finance a few days ago:

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New data: total number of Canon, Sony, and Nikon cameras produced in 2020

The Japanese Sankeibiz (translated) published some new data on the total number of cameras produced in 2020: According to the Japanese research firm Techno System, Sony produced 1.15 million mirrorless cameras in 2020, Canon is second with 1.05 million cameras, followed by Nikon with 250,000 cameras (out of a total of 3.26 million mirrorless cameras produced […]

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Thom Hogan explains how stupid it is to draw conclusions from the BCN Ranking numbers

BCN Ranking, just like Amazon’s best-selling camera rankings, are useless to draw conclusions about which brand is doing better, and yet certain fanboys are still using them to create clickbait blog posts. But don’t listen to me, just go and read Thom’s latest article “Why I Don’t Put Much Credence in BCN Market Share Numbers“. […]

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A quick Nikkor Z 14-24 f/2.8S vs. Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 vs. Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G lens comparisons

A quick Nikkor Z 14-24 f/2.8 S ($2,397) vs. Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG HSM Art ($1,199)  vs. Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED lens ($1,747) comparisons by Dariusz Breś  – see also his previous posts (click on images for larger view):

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Update: the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens is not discontinued

A quick update on my post from last week: the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens is not discontinued – the previous response by Nikon UK support was a mistake. The lens is just out of stock, which has been the case since pretty much the lens was introduced back in 2018. […]

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Nikon USA layoffs

Nikon USA recently had layoffs that mainly impacted NPS staff (Nikon Professional Services). I do not know the exact number of laid-off employees, but I was told it was “significant”. Update #1: it seems that the NPS layoffs happened also in Canada. Update #2: Nikon laid off most of NPS this week as well as people […]

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Maybe Nikon won’t exit the camera market?

“Maybe Nikon won’t exit the camera market” is by RC Jenkins: There has been lots of talk lately on “market share.”  Part of this is due to the recent article that identified Nikon has having 7.5% mirrorless market share in Japan, likely written by some journalist.  Journalists are interesting in how uninteresting they are.  They […]

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Some quotes from the recent Nikon Q3 2021 earnings call transcript

Some quotes from the recent Nikon Q3 2021 earnings call transcript that relate to the Imaging Business:

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