Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Summary of new Nikon announcements (and new rumor)

If you are just now catching up with this wild Nikon day, you have found the right spot. This is "control center", where you can catch up with all the new developments. Here we go:

  1. The Nikon D700 DSLR is officially announced. We have coverage from around the net!
  2. Not only announced, but the D700 is available to pre-order from at least two reputable online retailers.
  3. Nikon has a new flagship flash, the SB-900 Speedlight. The SB-900 has a new sidekick, the SD9 battery pack, no relation to Sigma/Foveon.
  4. Two new perspective control lenses are announced. Together they cost $3500+
  5. And now some initial reactions to the D700 by fans of different brands in the dpreview forums
  6. The above are actual product announcements. The following is a rumor: Serious Compacts noticed a hot rumor of a Nikon Coolpix P6000 with RAW, and a wide-angle lens. More details via Serious Compacts.

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