Different Lexar SDXC and XQD memory cards tested on the Nikon D7500 and D500 cameras

After the news that all Lexar memory cards will be discontinued, there have been some discussions about the speed of the different SD and XQD memory cards. I found some tests performed by Lexar that you may find interesting - the first one is a comparison between the Lexar 64GB 2000x SDXC UHS-II ($94.82) and Lexar 64GB 633x SDXC UHS-I ($26.95) on a Nikon D7500 camera:

Here is a similar test performed on the Nikon D500:

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Weekly Nikon news flash #425

→ New Meike Nikon F-mount to MFT lens adapter announced.

→ The Nikon GP-1 GPS unit is listed as discontinued at B&H and is back-ordered at Adorama. Expect a new version to be released with the D810 replacement.

→ Spotted this Nikon 600mm f/4.0 D-AF/i ED-IF autofocus lens at B&H during my last trip to NYC.

Nikon Japan is selling some additional 100 years commemorative items (leather bag, gold hot shoe cover). The 100 years Nikon items available in the US can be found here.

→ New version of ON1 Photo RAW 2017.5 software released. A free trial is available here.

KEH has some new coupon codes for selling and buying used photo gear.

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Top 10 NikonRumors posts for June 2017

These are the top 10 most visited NikonRumors posts for June, 2017: Read More »

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Nikon D7500 real life review

Klaus Tan (FacebookInstagram | Flickr) shares his quick review of the Nikon D7500 DSLR camera ($1,246.95):

Nikon Singapore recently invited me to have a hands-on experience with the D7500. The event was held at a wake park, basically an enclosed cable ski park for wakeboarders. The camera packs a punch within its almost featherweight mass of 640 grams, considering the powerful features it packs. It inherits many features once unavailable in enthusiast-level cameras from its professional range cousins. It indeed lives up to the claims of a more ergonomic design with deeper grip - I could exert a more firm grip on the camera than its D7200 predecessor.

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Nikon 28mm f/1.4E and 10-20mm f/4.5-5.6G lenses now in stock

The new Nikon 28mm f/1.4E and 10-20mm f/4.5-5.6G lenses are now in stock and shipping:

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.4E ED lens (more info):

Nikon AF-P DX NIKKOR 10-20mm f/4.5-5.6G VR lens (more info):

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Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 lens officially announced

The Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 full frame lens for Nikon F-mount is now officially announced with improved image stabilization (5 stops). The price of the new lens is $1,199. For comparison, the price of the new Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 Art lens is $1,299, while the Nikon version is $2,396.95. The previous version of the Tamron 24-70mm lens is now priced at $1,099.

Pre-order links: Adorama | B&H

Additional information:

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