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Two More Bodies Will Be Announced in 2023

I'm in the Z8 camp, and hoping. Is the Sony A67c like a mirrorless D500? That would get my interest.
 
I personally think it will be a compact FX body, like the Sony A7c.

That would be great. I used to have the Nikon Z6, but sold it because I am looking for something even smaller. This is atm the Nikon Zfc :)
 
One apparently will be the Z8, which of course will make a lot of people happy.

The other one? I personally think it will be a compact FX body, like the Sony A7c. And I'd happily own one of those.

Any other thoughts about the second body?
I am waiting for a Z50 III
 
I am waiting for a mirrorless crop sensor to replace the Nikon D500.

I wonder why they wait so long to release such a model. The D500 was a bestseller. It is a no brainer to offer this in Z mount.

Maybe this is because of parts they need for it and they prefer to use them in more expensive models until the delivery crisis is over.
 
I ran a Z7 a couple of years ago and ran it for landscape photography. IQ was great, but it had some annoying limitations that would have improved the life of a landscape photographer a lot:

- Zebras or over/under exposure indicators on live view.
- Live composite.
- Live time (a la Olympus).
- Better long exposure metering and control (max 30s before resorting to B is too limiting).
- Dual axis flip screen (for portrait shooting low down).
- Much better phone app.
- Better support for focus bracketing.

Rather than new cameras, I’d rather see these addressed. It might persuade me back to Nikon.
 
I wonder why they wait so long to release such a model. The D500 was a bestseller. It is a no brainer to offer this in Z mount.

Maybe this is because of parts they need for it and they prefer to use them in more expensive models until the delivery crisis is over.
As I recall it took Nikon forever to come out with the D500. People were eager for it, and there were hundreds of threads wondering when it might be announced. I think it has something to do with Nikon’s hesitancy about DX in general, but who knows.
 
I am afraid Nikon thinking now is:

- FX, where the good margins are and what we want as many people as possible to buy
- DX, entry level for those wanting to upgrade from smartphones and gateway drug to FX.

I hope to be proven wrong, but I think the chances of a mirrorless D500-like are very slim.
 
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