Nikon has also registered three unannounced camera codes N1722 (First time saw this code), N1834, N1912 at Chinese MIIT. According to registered info, the N1722 and N1912 has same 5.8GHz Wi-Fi as already released Nikon Z6 & Z7 full frame mirrorless cameras. As already rumored before, the N1912 could be Nikon’s first APS-C Z-mount mirrorless camera. The N1722 could be either Nikon D6 flagship DSLR camera or Nikon Z8 high-megapixel full frame mirrorless camera. While there is still no info about N1834 (Could be upcoming Nikon D760 ?)
This is August version of “What to expect next from Nikon ?” Currently, there are a total of 6 new Nikon camera codes got registered, this means there will be at least 6 new Nikon cameras coming in 2019 to 2020. Update: Nikon D6 (Development Announcement ?) and a new Z-mount lens NIKKOR Z 24mm f/1.8 S Lens is expected to be announced on September 4th.
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One of the upcoming Nikon full frame mirrorless cameras will be high megapixel Nikon Z8, as already rumored before, Nikon Z8 is expected to use Sony a7R IV (B&H Photo/Adorama/Amazon)’s 61MP full frame sensor. Recently, a reader told us that Nikon Z8 can record 8bit 4:2:0 internal and 10bit 4:2:2 external. And the release date for Nikon Z8 is expected in late 2019 to early 2020.
According to NR, a reader posted a screenshot of a Nikon mirrorless camera with a battery grip at 2019 Hungarian F1 Grand Prix.
This is July version of “What to expect next from Nikon ?” Same as last month, there are a total of 4 new Nikon camera codes got registered, this means there will be at least 4 new Nikon cameras coming in 2019 to 2020. A new Z-mount lens NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S Lens is expected to be announced soon (this week).
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Sony has just announced the new a7R IV (B&H Photo/Adorama/Amazon) with all new 61MP full frame CMOS sensor. Since Nikon recently always use Sony’s CMOS sensors, this make sense that upcoming Z-mount Nikon Z8 will also use this 61MP full frame sensor. And the successor of D850 Nikon D860 will also likely to use this sensor.
Japanese news site Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun recently had an interview with Nikon CEO Toshikazu Umatate, they confirmed that Nikon will release a new high-end flagship Z-mount mirrorless camera which is similar as currently Nikon D5 DSLR camera (or upcoming Nikon D6). Though the release date is not available yet, maybe in 2020 to 2021.