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Last few Nikon Coolpix A cameras still available at $399

I believe those are the last new Nikon Coolpix A cameras currently available at $399 from an authorized Nikon reseller on eBay. All other major stores are already out of stock.

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Mind-boggling 83x zoom video taken with the Nikon Coolpix P900 camera shows the earth’s rotation

This is another mind-boggling video taken with the $600 Nikon Coolpix P900 camera at 83x zoom that actually captured the earth's rotation:

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Nikon AF-S 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens now in stock at BestBuy

The Nikon 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens has been hard to get (at least in the US) since it was announced. BestBuy currently has the lens in stock for both shipping and store pickup.

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More info on the Nikkor 500mm f/4E FL ED VR, 600mm f/4E FL ED VR and 16-80mm f/2.8-4G DX lenses

Some more information on the new Nikkor lenses I already reported two weeks ago:

Nikkor AF-S 500mm f/4E FL ED VR

  • Fluorite element (FL)
  • Three ED elements
  • Electromagnetic diaphragm
  • Lightweight
  • Improved AF performance during motion tracking
  • Fluorine coating
  • VR up to four stops
  • Sports VR mode

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Weekly Nikon news flash #321

Nikon-D7200-book Nikon-D7200-book-2 Nikon D7200 book
Nikon-D7200-bucher Nikon-D7200-bucher-2Nikon D7200 - Handbuch
→ Several new Nikon D7200 books are listed on Amazon, check your local listings for more info:

Refurbished Nikon 1 J4 camera + 10-30mm lens for $199 with coupon code RULEOF3RDS. You can also get the same kit with the WP-N3 waterproof housing for $229 with the same discount code. The Nikon WP-N1 waterproof housing is now 69.95 (for J1). Here are the rest of the Nikon deals for this week:

Refurbished (US warranty) Grey market (no US warranty)
Nikon D3300 lens kit: $369.95
Nikon D3300 two lens kit$499
Nikon D5200: $379.95
Nikon D5300 lens kit: $509.95
Nikon D7000: $499.95
Nikon Df: $1,949.95
Nikon Df lens kit: $2.149.95
Nikon D800: $1,849
Nikon D800E$1889
Nikon D810: $2,449
Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G: $1,847
Nikon D7200$882↓
Nikon D750: $1,529
Nikon D810: $2,389
Nikon 24-120mm f/4G lens: $579
Full US warranty
Nikon WP-N1 waterproof housing for J1: 69.95↓
Nikon 1 AW1 is now $100 off
Nikon D610 with free MB-D14 grip at Adorama & B&H
Nikon D750 with free 12 months CC subscription
Nikon D750/D610 with free Shure VP83 microphone
Nikon Df with free GP-1A GPS & WU-1a wireless adapters
Nikon D810 with 24-120mm f/4 lens is now $900 off
The July Nikon rebates are now online

→ The Meyer Optik Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 lens for Nikon F mount is now on Kickstarter.

primary mirror of the HISAKI space telescope was manufactured by Nikon
→ The primary mirror of the HISAKI space telescope was manufactured by Nikon.

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Nikon D810A recap

A quick recap on the Nikon D810A camera:


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The latest Nikon patents

Nikon cell phone patent
Photographybay discovered a series of cell phone related Nikon patents (see this previous filing for a camera that can be attached to a smart phone, another phone related patent can be found here). I've already mentioned that Nikon is rumored to be working on some kind of a smart phone integration.

1 Nikkor 10-600mm f:3.5-6.7 VR FL lens patent
Nikon also has a new patent for 1 Nikkor 10-600mm f/3.5-6.7 VR FL lens (designed for 1" sensor).

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