Nikon has filed several new lens patents for both 24mm f/1.8 full frame mirrorless lens and 24mm f/1.8 APS-C mirrorless lens in Japan. As rumored before, Nikon will announce new mirrorless cameras in late 2017 to early 2018.
Nikon Japan recently has filed two new Nikon full frame mirrorless lens patents: Nikkor 52mm f/0.9 Full Frame Mirrorless Lens and Nikkor 36mm f/1.2 Full Frame Mirrorless Lens. In the past Nikon has already filed several new full frame mirrorless lenses. According to previous rumors, Nikon will announce their first full frame mirrorless cameras in late 2017 to early 2018.
The Nikon D850 (B&H/Amazon/Adorama/eBay) full frame DSLR camera has already announced, it will be released on September 7th, 2017. So, what’s next from Nikon? The main rumors on upcoming Nikon products are new Nikon mirrorless cameras. According to previous rumors, new Nikon mirrorless cameras will be announced in late 2017 to early 2018, and likely two new different mirrorless cameras will be announced.
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.