According to a recently interview with Nikon’s President Kazuo Ushida by Japanese news site asahi, Nikon will focus on high-end models, such as 8K camera, full frame mirrorless cameras, and high performance lenses and sensors. Nikon will also focus on health care business as a new growth field.
As rumored before, Nikon will announce new mirrorless cameras in late 2017 t0 early 2018. These new Nikon mirrorless cameras will have all new design compared to Nikon 1 mirrorless cameras. A new patent in Japan shows that upcoming Nikon mirrorless cameras may use AF mount adapter with pellicle mirror and PDAF sensor for the current Nikon F-mount lenses.
Nikon Japan has field a new lens patent 24-68mm f/2.8-4 full frame mirrorless lens for upcoming Nikon full frame mirrorless cameras. There are already several Nikon full frame mirrorless lens patents in the past. According to previous rumors, Nikon will announce first full frame mirrorless camera in late 2017 to early 2018. Stay tuned for more info.
Nikon recently posted a patent for a wide-angle prime lens 35mm f/2 on Nikon curved full frame sensor.
In a recent interview with Nikon’s president Mr. Kazuo Ushida by Japanese newspaper Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, Nikon’s president confirmed that they are working on a brand new uniquely “Nikon” (nikon-rashii) mirrorless camera. The Nikon’s 100th anniversary is on July 25, at the end of this month, along with Nikon D820, will we also see a new Nikon mirrorless camera on the day ? Stay tuned for more info.
Here is a quick rumors roundup for upcoming products from Nikon to be announced in 2017. As we all know, the Nikon D820 full frame DSLR camera is the most important product from Nikon this year. According to NR, Nikon will also announced replacement of very popular Nikon COOLPIX P900 this year, and 2 NIKKOR lenses, and Df replacement “Baby D5” and more.
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