Another poll: how many megapixels do you need from your next Nikon camera


In the last poll over 33,300 readers voted on what camera they want Nikon to release next (see the results at the bottom of this post).

Some of you have requested another poll based on sensor resolution (direct link to poll):



Here are the results from the last poll:


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Weekly Nikon news flash #419


→ The Tokina 24-70mm F/2.8 AT-X Pro FX lens has a $120 mail-in rebate (download rebate form).


Nikon released firmware update version 1.4 for the Coolpix W100 waterproof camera.


The new Sigma EF-630 flash for Nikon cameras was officially released in Japan on May 19th.

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Nikon management shakeup


Nikon announced the resignation of their Chairman of the Board Makoto Kimura. Several other directors and officers will also be replaced (see the full list here and here). Some additional corporate changes will take place on June 29th:

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Kerlee 35mm f/1.2 full frame DSLR lens for Nikon F-mount

This is not a new lens, but I have somehow forgotten to cover it here on NikonRumors - the Kerlee 35mm f/1.2 manual focus full frame DSLR lens for Nikon F-mount is produced by DZoptics (Shenzhen Dongzheng Optics). The lens can be purchased at B&H and Amazon.

DZoptics Kerlee 35/1.2 lens features and specs:

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Today only: 10% off all Nikon gear at KEH (coupon included)


For the next 24 hours KEH is offering 10% off on all used Nikon gear (cameras, lenses and accessories) when you use coupon code RUMORS05 after ordering from this page (this is an exclusive code that will work only from this link).

This offer is valid only on Thursday, May 18th - the code is set to expire in 24 hours (at 11:59 pm EST).

All used gear sold by KEH comes with a 180-day warranty. KEH is an authorized Nikon dealer. You can also sell your existing camera gear to KEH (any gear, not only Nikon - see this page for more details).

Her are some of the current Nikon gear listed for sale at KEH:

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Rumors update: the Nikon D820 will have the same AF system as the D5


A quick update on the rumored Nikon D820 specifications - the camera will have the same AF system as the Nikon D5:

  • Announcement this summer, shipment in fall (announcement/shipment could be earlier)
  • Will be called D820 (D850 is still a possibility)
  • 45-46MP sensor
  • Improved low and high ISO
  • New and improved version of SnapBridge
  • No built-in GPS
  • Tiltable LCD screen
  • Memory card slots: one SD and one XQD
  • New: AF system from the D5

Here is a Nikon D4 vs. D5 AF points coverage area comparison:

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