Nikon takes introduction DL cameras with 1 “sensor indefinitely




Nikon has announced that many of its recently announced cameras appear later than planned. The shown at CES 360-degree camera KeyMission only comes in October. The DL-compacts are postponed indefinitely due to a manufacturing problem.

In a brief statement writes Nikon that there are “serious problems” with the chips for image processing in the DL Nikon cameras. These three compact units with 1 “sensor were introduced in February and would reach the market in June. The introduction has been delayed due to the problems and a new date on which the cameras can be delivered to be determined. Nikon says more is known about it to once a decision is made.

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Nikon DL-series

The Nikon KeyMission 360 comes much later than expected. Nikon announced the action camera 360-degree images in 4K resolution to capture at CES in January and promised to release in the spring. Because the software needs to be adapted to the market launch is now postponed to October.

Furthermore, Nikon announces the Coolpix A300, B500 come onto the market in May. This is slightly later than the planned release in April. On the A900 and B700 have to wait longer, these models come only in July on the market, while they should appear together with the other two models in April.

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Nikon Coolpix A300, A900, B500 and B700

Nikon had previously been the release of the D500 DSLR- delay . The high-end APS-C cameras would be on the market in March, but is now expected in late April. Nikon makes the communication also know that different parts suppliers have been affected by the recent earthquakes in Japan. According to the manufacturer, it is inevitable that this will be reflected in the availability of Nikon cameras and -lenzen. Nikon is using Sony sensors. Various sensor factories of Sony in Japan are currently silent.


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