Nikon “clarified” their full frame policy by stating that Nikon won’t be making a full frame sensor DSLR anytime soon. Translation to Nikon D3 rumor-mongers (*cough, yours truly): If the Nikon D3 comes this year, it’s not gonna have the previously-rumored full frame sensor.
Amateur Photographer has the story on this latest update in the Nikon D3/pro-level DSLR rumor-mill:
Nikon has never ruled out the development of a full-frame digital SLR, but has no immediate launch plans, the company told us during discussions following persistent rumours on AP’s website forum.
Jeremy Gilbert, Nikon’s group marketing manager (pictured), said that if the firm decided to make such a camera it would first need to meet the appropriate quality-to-price ratio. In other words, it would have to be the right quality at a price able to compete in the market. Read more . . . .
No other news on the Nikon D3 or Canon 40D front. As always, I’ll keep you posted when it comes in.