Nikon D500 to Replace D300 claims to know that the Nikon D500 will be replacing the Nikon D300 late quarter 1 2009.

Tentatively named Nikon D500 this is a 1.5x crop factor, pro/enthusiast spec camera with weather sealing, liveview, built-in flash and video mode.

Additional specs are claimed to include the following:

  • 15.1 megapixels
  • 24 fps video
  • full manual control in video

No source is cited; however, these specs and release date seem viable.

Stay tuned for the latest when we have it.