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Rumour


18 Apr 2012 8:49PM
Anyone heard of a rumour that Nikon are about to intro a new dslr c 20+ megapixels?

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simmybear 10 32 United Kingdom
18 Apr 2012 8:53PM
Presumably when they get their hands on a "nikon-ised" version of the 24Mp APS-C sensor in the Sony A77 or A65 - that'll be the D400 then lol

Simon
loweskid 15 2.0k 1 United Kingdom
18 Apr 2012 9:23PM
Anyone not heard that rumour? ... Smile
GarethRobinson 10 1.0k 2 United Kingdom
18 Apr 2012 9:37PM
d3200 if rumours are correct
GarethRobinson 10 1.0k 2 United Kingdom
18 Apr 2012 9:46PM
http://nikonrumors.com/2012/04/18/nikon-d3200-in-black-and-red.aspx/
Coleslaw 11 13.4k 28 Wales
19 Apr 2012 7:19AM
without knowing the performance, but at 559 for 24mp, maybe Canon should learn something from Nikon regarding pricing!
JohnParminter 9 1.3k 14 England
19 Apr 2012 7:30AM

Quote:Anyone not heard that rumour? ... Smile


Me, considering that I'm still in total admiration for the capabilities of my trusty but slightly battered D300.

Smile
LenShepherd 8 3.1k United Kingdom
19 Apr 2012 9:03AM
Coleslaw 11 13.4k 28 Wales
19 Apr 2012 9:11AM
scartlane 5 68 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2012 11:06AM
still no exposure braketing tho,
otherwise id have been interested, thats the only thing i am missing on my d3000 (with my limited knowledge)
ChrisV Plus
9 1.3k 26 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2012 1:27PM
Silly stuffing this sensor into a camera of this class IMO. You're going to need very expensive glass to achieve the maximum resolution - and even then you'd have a very small aperture range before the effects of diffusion obliterated any gains in detail.

Sounds to me like a very cynical pitch at the market sector that thinks more megapixels automatically = better. But there is a kind of crazy logic here that Nikon have employed this sensor at the very bottom of its DSLR range. They're also releasing it with a maximum extended ISO of 12,800 as opposed to the 16000 [sic!] of the Sonys whence this sensor presumably originates - that's in spite of the fact there isn't a translucent fixed mirror cutting a portion of the light hitting it. Bet it still looks like a cow's anus at that setting though...

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