Nikon D300 Rumors

Below is a chronology of the rumors leading up to the official announcement.There are some rumors floating around on the message boards of DPReview.com about a replacement for the Nikon D200:

The French newspaper Chasseur d’Images gives some information about a new body from Nikon which should replace the D200 in the last issue which came out this morning.

Main features:
-12-13 Mpix
-New image processor with integrated D-lighting
-better high ISO
- better AF system
- better battery management
It should be announced in the next days. (Read more. . .)

Also, a poster that purportedly states the replacement for the D200 is coming in fall 2007 . . .

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. . . albeit, in Chinese Japanese Chinese something other than English (see comments below) (thanks purefeel Sam). (Source)

UPDATE 8/1/07: More rumors that the Nikon D300 will be here September.

8/7/07: Rumors are heating up for the end of August time frame.

8/17/07: More confirmation on August 24th time frame (. . .with the D3 to boot).

8/21/07: A well done (i.e., photoshop) Nikon D300 spec sheet showed up in the rumor mill today.

8/22/07: More rumored specs of the Nikon D3 (16MP) and D300 (12MP) along with five new pro-level lenses.

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