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http://nikonrumors.com/2011/11/19/ladies-and-gentleman-i-present-to-you-the-nikon-d800.aspx/

So I guess this means DK is getting a new camera? tongue.gif
post #2 of 13
ohh, is it time for the bi-monthly update on nikonrumors about the d800 already?

i'm sticking with my d700. the main difference is probably hd-video in which i have zero interest. the 12mp sensor on the d700 is perfection so unless the d800 has a ridiculous upgrade over the d700 like a 100% viewfinder (i can dream!), i'm probably going to skip this gen of cameras and wait for something like the d900.
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The D700 doesn't have a 100% viewfinder? I'm not too well versed in Nikon's upper level offerings as it's not a likely upgrade path for me, but I thought they'd stick 100% VFs on their FFs. Frankly Nikon is much better than Canon at sticking traditionally high end features into more consumer bodies.
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no, it's one of the few things they cut from the d3 to offer the d700 for a cheaper price. it's very expensive to produce and fit a 100% vf on a camera.
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You guys are so behind on rumor news. I'm selling the 5DII for this as soon as I can.
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You guys are so behind on rumor news. I'm selling the 5DII for this as soon as I can.

not waiting to see what the 5d3 will be like?
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Honestly, I'm probably getting whatever comes out first.
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Honestly, I'm probably getting whatever comes out first.

Wow, so you're just giving yourself away so easily? tongue.gif
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Honestly, I'm probably getting whatever comes out first.

cant blame you, the wait has been weirdly long for the usual refresh cycle of 3 years.
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Honestly, I'm probably getting whatever comes out first.

Wow, so you're just giving yourself away so easily? tongue.gif

such a young age too...
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cant blame you, the wait has been weirdly long for the usual refresh cycle of 3 years.

The Japanese earthquake and now potentially the Thai floods have both had an impact on that I'd guess. Canon really had to annouced the 1DX in good time before the Olympic/European Football Championships next summer to let the pro's plan the purchase ahead but annoucing a D800 or 5D mk3 months in advance would do nothing but kill sales of the D700 and 5D mk2. I'd guess we'll only see a long advance annoucement happen if one of those bodies is ready before the other with the manifacturer who'se behind wants to stopp users jumping ship.

It would be quite amusing if the 5D mk3 pushed ISO like the 1DX and the D800 pushed megapixels, the fanboys of both brands would have to reverse there typical arguements. biggrin.gif
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