Nikon D5 Announced.
Nikon Corporation has announced that it is developing the Nikon D5 digital SLR camera which will be successor to the very popular Nikon D4 and nikon D4s. Currently Nikon D4s is the top of the line camera from Nikon. Nikon D5 will represent the next generation of professional Nikon FX-format models.
Nikon also announced the new Wireless Transmitter WT-6 and Speedlight SB-5000, which will be positioned at the top of Nikon’s Speedlight lineup. Currently all these are under development and is expected to launch during the CES (Consumer Electronic Show) in January.
Nikon D5 DSLR camera, Nikon Wireless Transmitter WT-6 & Nikon Speedlight SB-5000 will be the new Top of the line products from Nikon after their launch.
Rumors are suggesting that Nikon D5 specifications could include 4K video, 15fps shooting, 173 AF points, a native ISO of 102,400 and a newly developed 20-megapixel FX sensor.
This announcement means that there is no plan for the Nikon D400, at least in the first half of the 2016.
Development of Digital SLR Camera Nikon D5
November 18, 2015, TOKYO – Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce that it is developing the Nikon D5 digital SLR camera, which represents the next generation of professional Nikon FX-format models.
The new Wireless Transmitter WT-6 and Speedlight SB-5000, which will be positioned at the top of Nikon’s Speedlight lineup, are also being developed.
Through the combination of this next-generation professional camera offering an even higher level of performance, these advanced accessories and the rich lineup of existing NIKKOR lenses, Nikon is pursuing further possibilities for imaging expression.
*Details including release date and suggested retail price for this product have not yet been determined.
No official Product image has been provided in the announcement but we expect it to be similar to the Nikon D4s Body.
It’s unclear as to where exactly they are in the development process as many companies announce ‘in development’ products right at the beginning of the starting process. We understand it’s supposed to get people excited but it’s still kind of a lack luster ‘announcement’ in our opinion and now, it’ll be less of a surprise when it does arrive (may be they will announce D400 along with it as a surprise).
It would be interesting to see how much more Nikon D5 can push the limits. Also expect a price drop on Nikon D4.
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