Nikon full frame hybrid camera with a D4 sensor to be announced within 1-3 weeks

Nikon FM2
Nikon FM2

Several days ago, Sony shook the market with the new A7/A7R full frame mirrorless camera. Now Nikon is also going to release a new full frame hybrid retro camera within 1-3 weeks. This full frame hybrid camera will have a Nikon FM2 design, also like Olympus OM-D series. This is not a mirrorless camera, it will have a pentaprism viewfinder. This camera will be announced soon, maybe show up at Photoplus EXPO 2013.

Here are full specs list of new Nikon full frame hybrid camera:

  • Nikon FM2 like design
  • Standard F-mount
  • 16.2MP 36×23,9 full frame sensor (same sensor as Nikon D4)
  • EXPEED 3 processor
  • Pentaprism viewfinder (meaning the camera will not be mirrorless)
  • SD memory card
  • 2016-pixel RGB image sensor
  • 9-cell framing grid display
  • 3D color matrix metering II
  • Native ISO range: 100-12800 (incl. ISO 50 and ISO 108,200)
  • 5.5 fps for up to 100 shots
  • 3.2″ LCD screen
  • The camera will meter even with non-AI lenses down to full aperture
  • The camera will ship with a new special edition AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G lens to match the look/design of the body
  • Battery:EN-EL14
  • Dimensions: 143.5 x 110 x 66.5mm (Sony A7/A7R is 127 x 94 x 48mm)
  • Weight: 765g (physical controls and excellent build quality) (Sony A7/A7R is 470g)
  • Officially announcement will take place within 1-3 weeks.

via: NR