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Nikon officially confirms they are “developing new mirrorless products”

In connection with the latest interview with Nikon’s president I posted here on [NR], a Nikon spokesperson said this to dpreview: “While details are confidential, we can say that we are currently developing new mirrorless products that build upon Nikon’s strengths, and offer the performance prospective customers expect, including the ultimate optics performance, image-processing technologies, strength […]

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Thom Hogan explains why Nikon’s late entry to the mirrorless market could actually be a good thing

  Continuation to my post from earlier today: there could be multiple reasons why Nikon is still not releasing their mirrorless solution. All previously announced mirrorless cameras from other companies were not perfect and they all had some serious disadvantages. Just in the past year, we started seeing mirrorless cameras with improved EVF (Leica SL), dual […]

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Nikon’s president confirms new mirrorless camera in an interview

Last week the Japanese newspaper Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun published an interview with Nikon’s President Mr. Kazuo Ushida. In the interview Mr. Ushida hinted again (see also this post) that Nikon will be releasing a new mirrorless camera – see the Google translation of the article (fourth paragraph):

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Nikon has a lens patent designed for APS-C mirrorless camera

Nikon has a new patent filed in Japan for a new 18-55mm f/3.5-4.5 lens designed for APS-C based mirrorless cameras:

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Will Dr. EVIL knock on Nikon’s door? (Nikon EVIL camera recap)

No, no that Dr. Evil. I am talking about EVIL camera (Electronic Viewfinder Interchangeable Lens). There has been a lot of talk lately on that topic. Other companies are not shy of releasing EVIL products left and right, the latest one being the Ricoh GXR, which has a cartridge system that packs the lens and […]

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More Nikon patents – hint for a mirrorless Nikon camera?

Nikon filed a bunch of patents at the end of 2008 – here is the patent search result of Nikon + lens. Please note that most of those are just patent applications and may or may not lead to a final production model. The first interesting patent appears to be for a 24mm f/1.4 (application […]

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