Nikon officially announced the new flagship DX-format digital SLR camera: Nikon D500, which can offer the supreme performance of the D5 in a compact, lightweight body.
The Nikon D500 incorporates the same powerful 153-point AF system as the D5, ensuring precise subject acquisition even during high-speed continuous shooting at approx. 10 fps. It supports 4K UHD movies, meeting the demands of multimedia professionals, while the new EXPEED 5 image-processing engine enables it to deliver high-quality images and movies and realizes a wide sensitivity range from ISO 100 to 51200, expandable to Hi 5 (ISO 1640000 equivalent).
The Nikon D500 body is priced at $1,999.95 (Amazon, B&H, Adorama), with 16-80mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR lens for $3,069.95 (Amazon, B&H, Adorama). And it will be released on March 15, 2016.
Here are first official sample images of Nikon D500:
See more Nikon D500 sample images at Nikon Imaging.