Nikon D800 potentially close to release

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Earlier this month Nikon revealed to the world is new flagship DSLR, the D4 that is due to hit retailer’s mid-way through next month. Today it is looking more likely we could be about to see the Nikon D800 release.

There are a growing number of rumors suggesting that another Nikon DSLR is close to release in the shape of the D800. Many were hoping that Nikon would showcase its new shooter at last week’s CES event in Las Vegas, but were left disappointed.

Now a report on TechRadar is suggesting that the D800 could make its Debut early next month, and could come at the same time as the CP+ photography show that will take place in Japan. In a similar way with the D4 there are a number of things happening that has raised speculation that the D800 release is imminent.

A camera store in Houston, Texas is believed to have already started taking preorders for a ’36 megapixel D800 camera’, and priced at $2,699.99. Now also another D800 book has been leaked on the internet, even though one emerged over a year ago. But this time round one has appeared that is by German publisher Franzis, which is down for a March 2012 release.

It is thought that the Nikon D800 will be released as a replacement for the D700, and rumored specifications are believed to include a 36 megapixel sensor, 4fps shooting mode, and Full HD video capture.

There are also some claiming that the Thailand floods may have resulted in an event being cancelled last year, and the only DSLR launch so far was for the D4, which is manufactured in Japan. Are you looking forward to the Nikon D800?

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