In the present day – July 23 – has been rumored as one of many dates on which Nikon could announce its all-new full-frame mirrorless digital camera.
Whereas no such revelation has been forthcoming, Nikon has given us just a little tease, with a brand new promotional video that seems to point out the corporate’s extremely anticipated mirrorless digital camera.
With none fanfare or press launch, Nikon Europe has posted a brief video on its YouTube account. Noticed by NikonRumors.com, the quick movie is titled ‘Journey of Mild’, and consists principally up of some fairly obscure graphics that would not look misplaced in a 1990s sci-fi TV present.
Nonetheless, simply over a minute in issues immediately get fascinating – the digital camera pans out to disclose a silhouetted digital camera and lens, which does not seem to resemble any digital camera in Nikon’s present lineup.
The caption accompanying the video reads: “Numerous rays of sunshine come collectively, forming a picture on the finish of their lengthy journey. Nikon’s ongoing mission heading into the long run: to information gentle into forming very good footage.” Make of that what you’ll.
What will be seen of the brand new Nikon mirrorless digital camera?
There are just a few little issues we will select from the video, however not a lot. We will see that the digital camera goes for a extra DSLR-style design, much like Sony’s Alpha A7 collection, with a centrally positioned digital viewfinder. There’s additionally a big (three.2-inch?) show on the again of the digital camera, whereas the comparatively slim physique guidelines it out this being a DSLR.
In our first nonetheless under you’ll be able to see that the lens mount dominates the entrance of the digital camera. A big lens mount like this backs up some the rumors we have seen that ultra-fast f/zero.95 prime lenses will likely be developed for Nikon’s new full-frame mirrorless digital camera.
It’s also possible to see what seems to be a big and outlined handgrip, whereas there is a mode dial on the highest of the digital camera. A few buttons on the rear of the digital camera are briefly highlighted as nicely – presumably a devoted AF-On button and thumb joystick to pick out AF?
The discharge of the video suggests we can’t have to attend for much longer to see what Nikon has been as much as, and we’ll be bringing you all the most recent Nikon full-frame mirrorless digital camera information as quickly as we get it.