Nikon will remove the D3100 DSLR and several compact cameras from their MAP (Minimum Advertised Price) list. Starting from January 5th, 2014 Nikon D3100 to be removed from the MAP list.
This means that the listed models below will likely be replaced /discontinued soon and retailers are allowed to sell them at lower prices. This also means that Nikon is prepared for new product announcements from the beginning of 2014.
Nikon is rumored to announce the new entry-level Nikon D3300 DSLR camera at CES 2014 show. Nikon D3300 is coming with a new Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G DX VRII lens. Nikon 1 J series flagship model J3 is also discontinued today. NPS Japan has stopped selling the Nikon D4 FX-format DSLR camera which was announced back in January 2012. Nikon D4 availability is getting low and the camera is hard to find these days. See here for Nikon D4x or D4s rumors.
Nikon D3100 To Be Removed From MAP Pricing Along with Several Compact Cameras
Following cameras to be removed from MAP pricing list.
- Nikon D3100
- Nikon 1 J3
- Nikon Coolpix L28, S31, S3500, S5200, S6500, S9500, L820, AW110, P330 and P520