Nikon recently has filed a new Z-mount lens patent for Nikon full frame mirrorless camera. This patent is Nikon 16-35mm f/2.8 Z-mount lens.
Nikon Japan has filed new lens patent for two new full frame mirrorless lens: 24-80mm f/2.8-5.6 Lens and 24-55mm f/1.8-2.8 Lens.
Sigma has just filed a new lens patent in Japan. This lens is Sigma 12mm f/2.8 lens, for full frame cameras. This could be widest Sigma Art prime lens for Nikon DSLR cameras. Below are some specs of Sigma 12mm f/2.8 lens:
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.
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.
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.