The D4 cometh
Nikon has announced that its new digital SLR flagship will be the Nikon D4. After a grim couple of years - Nikon was doubly hit by the Japanese earthquake and Thai flooding - let’s hope start looking up for the company!
It’s an interesting choice of numerals. 4 is often avoided by Japanese companies because it’s the 13 of Asia: traditionally considered to be bad luck.
Anyway. The new full-frame (FX) body has only 16 megapixels, but offers video, high ISO sensitivity, and a high framerate of 10 FPS. The improved ISO and autofocus capabilities are particularly interesting.