• Nikon Has Likely Discontinued the D3500 and D5600 DSLRs

    10 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    Nikon Japan has designated the D5600 and D3500 as “old product,” which has historically meant that the cameras were being discontinued. This news comes after the Nikon D5600 was Japan's top-selling DSLR of 2020 .
    Though it continues to sell well, Nikon's designation of the D5600 as “old product” may stem from other data that has been released from CIPA: though DSLRs move many units, their value is much less than that of mirrorless cameras. Nikon's financial situation has been in flux over the last year , and so finding ways to increase profitability has to be paramount for the camera...
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  • Canon R5 Nabs Top-Selling Camera of December, Nikon Z7 II in Second Place

    Canon R5 Nabs Top-Selling Camera of December, Nikon Z7 II in Second Place

    10 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    MapCamera , one of Japan's leading camera retailers, has published its top 10 sales for new and used digital cameras in December of 2020. The top slot for new cameras was claimed by Canon for its R5, while Nikon's Z7 II entered the ranking at number two. The Fujifilm X-S10 was third.
    MapCamera had been tracking camera sales all year and says that for the six months that the Canon R5 had been available, December marked the first time it took the top slot due to an influx of available stock. Japan retailers have had difficulty keeping the R5 on store shelves due to limited quantities, and...
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