Nikon Rumours Abound!

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Rumour has it there’s an exciting new Nikon camera set to come down the pipe. Sadly, we have no official confirmation and are in the same boat as everyone else awaiting the official word. So… what can we tell you?

For starters, we can show this mockup of what the netizens of the world believe will be the Nikon D600:

As for the camera itself, it’s expected that an announcement will be made tomorrow (Sept. 13) about the launch of the new full-frame DSLR. And, while, nothing is official, specs have been circulating like wildfire.

Here’s what the folks at Nikonrumors are saying:

  • 24.7MP full frame sensor
  • Weight: 760g (850g with battery and memory cards), the D800 weights 900g
  • 3.2″ LCD with 921K dot with ambient sensor control
  • HDMI output
  • Video compression: H264/MPEG-4
  • Full HD with 30p, 25p, 24p, HD with 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p
  • Viewfinder coverage: 100% for FX , 97% for Dx
  • The Nikon D600 will have built-in AF motor
  • The body most probably will be weather sealed
  • The D600 may not have built-in GPS as initially reported
  • ISO range: 100-6400 (with Lo-1 ISO 50 and Hi-2 ISO 25,600)
  • 39 AF points (with an option of 11 AF points), 9 cross-type AF points
  • AF face detection
  • Exposure compensation: ±5 EV (same as the D800)
  • The D600 will probably use the EN-EL15 rechargeable Li-ion battery
  • 5 fps (same as the D700, the D800 has 4fps)
  • 2 SD card slots with Eye-fi support
  • Built-in retouching images functionality
  • Built-in flash with sync speed of 1/250s
  • Two user settings: U1 and U2
  • Fn button
  • Auto DX crop mode
  • In-camera RAW editor
  • Built in time-lapse functionality
  • Possibly with built-in HDR
  • New external battery grip
  • The price of the D600 is rumoured to be notably lower than any other full-frame DSLR

As soon as we know for sure, we’ll share the official deets!