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More bad news for Nikon: The A900 and B700 compact digital cameras will now ship in October


Nikon issued a second delay statement for their new A900 and B700 cameras:

TOKYO – Nikon Corporation announced delays in the release of new digital cameras and the effects of the 2016 Kumamoto earthquakes in a press release dated April 20, 2016. The following is an update on the release of the new COOLPIX A900 and B700 compact digital cameras (announced on February 23, 2016).

On April 20, we announced that release of the COOLPIX A900 and B700 would be delayed until July as more time was required for software adjustment. However, due to the effects of the 2016 Kumamoto earthquakes, release of these cameras is now scheduled for October 2016.

We sincerely apologize to our customers, business partners, and all those who have expressed interest in these models for the delays.

This means Kumamoto will delay Nikon’s and probably also Fuji’s, Sony, Olympus and Panasonic camera roadmap by up to 4 months!

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