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Nikon D3500 and D5600 listed as discontinued

Nikon Japan (translated) is now listing the Nikon D3500 and D5600 DSLR cameras as “old products” which historically is an indication that the two models are already or will soon be discontinued. As Digicame-info noted, the Nikon D5600 was the number one best-selling DSLR camera in Japan last year (according to BCN ranking). The D3500 lens kit is currently […]

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2019 Nikon camera range/level positioning

I briefly covered the new 2019 Nikon camera range/level positioning when the Z50 was announced. Here is the detailed breakdown – there is clearly a spot for another cheaper Z camera (I also think there will be another pro-level Z model):

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Is this a small LCD screen on the top of the Nikon Z1 mirrorless camera prototype?

Do you remember the Nikon Z1 mirrorless camera prototype I reported a few months ago? A reader just pointed out to me that there is actually a small LCD screen on top of the Z-mount:

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Nikon has design patents for two different APS-C mirrorless cameras

I have been reporting for a while that two, maybe even three different Nikon APS-C mirrorless cameras are rumored. We now have two different design patents that clearly show the differences between both models – basically, the high-end model (shown above) has more buttons on the top and on the back plus a larger grip:

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Is this the new entry-level Nikon Z1 mirrorless camera?

Nikon has mentioned on several occasions that they are planning to release a new entry-level Nikon Z mirrorless camera to compete with the Canon RP. Could that new model be the Nikon Z1 pictured above? The leaked photo looks legit in my opinion. What do you think? For comparison, here is the top view of the Nikon Z6/Z7:

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