Nikon is rumored to announce a new lens based on Phase Fresnel design. A Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8 PF VR lens patent has been unearthed at the US Patent and Trademark Office. It describes a lens with built-in Vibration Reduction technology, which might be released at the end of 2015, the rumor mill has revealed.
The rumored Nikon D810A is now official as a modified D810 that is aimed at stargazers. This is the world’s first full frame DSLR camera for consumers which has been built for astrophotography. The DSLR comes with a new infrared cut filter, longer exposure modes, and other features designed for low-light photography.
Nikon has announced two new rugged compact cameras that belong to the Coolpix series. The Nikon Coolpix AW130 and S33 are official with weatherproof capabilities, as both of them are waterproof, shockproof, and freezeproof. They are small enough to fit into a pocket and they will be released this March.
Nikon continues with official announcement with the introduction of the Coolpix P610 and Coolpix L840 bridge cameras. Both models employ superzoom lenses with Vibration Reduction technology as well as WiFi and NFC. The Nikon Coolpix P610 and L840 are coming to the market this March at affordable prices.
Nikon has officially concluded its pre-CP+ 2015 announcement event with the introduction of two compact cameras with high-zoom lenses. The brand new Nikon Coolpix S9900 and S7000 have been unveiled with 16-megapixel sensors and vibration reduction technology, built-in WiFi, NFC, and time-lapse support among others.
Nikon is planning to announce more cameras by the end of 2015. According to a trusted source, the flagship Nikon D5 DSLR camera will be introduced during the second half of 2015 with a new 20-megapixel image sensor. Moreover, the special D810 version for astrophotographers, could be called D810a, and is coming soon.
The Nikon D810A announcement event is now rumored to be imminent. The astrophotography version of the D810 DSLR has joined the rumor mill in recent times and it appears that the Japanese company is speeding things up, in order for the camera to be ready for the CP+ Camera & Photo Imaging Show 2015.
A lot of information is being leaked on the web before Canon’s big product launch event scheduled to take place on February 6. The Canon 750D DSLR has been said to become official during the show. However, it seems like the camera will actually be called EOS 760D in order to avert a name confusion with the Nikon D750.
Nikon is allegedly developing a special version of the D810 DSLR camera. According to inside sources, a Nikon D810 astrophography version will be announced in the near future. The shooter will offer a higher hydrogen-alpha sensitivity, thus becoming the perfect tool for stargazers and astrophotographers.
Nikon has patented a new lens for its CX-mount mirrorless cameras with 1-inch-type image sensors. Curious minds have discovered a Nikon 9-30mm f/1.8-2.8 lens patent in Japan. The product consists of a standard zoom lens with a bright aperture, which would be useful for taking photos in low-light conditions.
Nikon has issued a new service advisory regarding the reflection problems of the D750 DSLR. The company has confirmed that the repair process has begun and it is inviting owners to identify whether their unit is affected by the Nikon D750 unnatural flare issue or not, and to fix head to the nearest repair center if it is.
Nikon has announced its first two compact cameras of the year. The brand new Nikon Coolpix L31 and L32 point-and-shoot cameras are now official with fairly similar lists of specifications. Both employ a 5x optical zoom lens and are expected to become available for purchase within the following weeks.
Nikon has introduced two mode Coolpix compact cameras right after the L31 and L32. The stylish and slim Nikon Coolpix S3700 and S2900 are now official with 20.1-megapixel sensors and a slew of creative effects. The S3700 is the more featured one, as it comes packed with some interesting specs that you can discover right now!
Nikon has registered a slew of cameras on the website of a Russian certification agency. Most, if not all these models, are rumored to be announced at the CP+ Camera & Photo Imaging Show 2015 in mid-February. Among the list of registered devices we can find the Nikon D7200 DSLR and the Nikon 1 J5 mirrorless camera.
Nikon’s reputation has dropped dramatically in recent years, as almost all the company’s high-profile DSLRs have been affected by problems. The D750 is no strange to controversy and once again the company has had to investigate the situation. Now, it has confirmed that the Nikon D750 reflection issues will be fixed for free soon.
Nikon may be following into Sony’s footsteps and could be on its way to revolutionize the digital imaging industry. According to a Japanese source, a Nikon modular lens system has just been patented. This innovative system would allow photographers to interchange parts of their lenses after their own liking.
Nikon has officially revealed a replacement for the D5300. The brand new Nikon D5500 DX-format DSLR camera is here with several improvements over its predecessor, including a lighter design, a touchscreen, and a better battery life. The DSLR has been revealed alongside a new 55-200mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR II lens.
Nikon has concluded its CES 2015 product launch event with the introduction of the company’s first lens based on Phase Fresnel design. Similar to Canon’s Diffractive Optics, the AF-S Nikkor 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens features a special element that reduces its size and weight as well as the chromatic aberration.
A Nikon lens patent for full frame mirrorless cameras has been leaked on the web. The patent is describing a 28-80mm f/3.5-5.6 VR zoom lens designed for professional mirrorless cameras, which could mean that the company’s reps were really meaning it when they said that a Nikon professional FF MILC could become a reality.
Trusted sources have been able to leak more Nikon D7200 details, revealing that the upcoming DSLR camera will come packed with built-in WiFi and a tilting display on its back. The new information is mostly on par with previously-leaked specs, but there are some notable changes from what we used to know.
Nikon is working on multiple new cameras, with a few of them scheduled to become official during the first weeks of next year. The rumor mill is claiming that the so-called Nikon D5500 will replace the D5300 at CES 2015. The upcoming DSLR camera will allegedly come packed with a swiveling LCD touchscreen.