What can we expect from the new replacement of Nikon D90?

Nikon D90 Replacement

On an interview with Mr. Nobuaki Sasagaki (General Manager, Marketing Department of Nikon Japan) by Focus Numerique (translated version here), there will be new improvements on the near future that a simple firmware update will not be possible.

Here are some “rumored” specs about the replacement for the D90?

  • 16 Megapixel DX Sensor
  • Full HD (1080p)
  • New Video AF capability
  • 20 min video recording (upgrade from D90’s 5min)
  • 39 AF points
  • Dual SD card slots
  • Improved ISO similar to D700 (100 – 25600)
  • 6 fps Continuous Shooting
  • Magnesium-alloy body
  • Weather proof like D300s
  • Price: $1,199 (body only) or around Php 54,000

UPDATE!!

Rumored release date is on September 15 and the name could be Nikon D7000.
For more legit info go to Nikon.com

Now while waiting for the new replacement of the D90, check out these new entry-level camera that Nikon released on August 19th, Nikon D3100.

LATEST UPDATE!!!
It’s official Nikon D90 replacement announced,
NIKON D7000