Nikon D500 Release Date Delayed till the end of April, 2016

Nikon Japan has posted a statement about the release date of the new Nikon D500 DX-format digital SLR camera.

According to the statement, the Nikon D500 and the products listed below will be delayed. The new shipping date for the following products is end of April, 2016.

Nikon cites high demand for the camera as the cause of the delay as they can’t satisfy the demand and need to produce more cameras for the official launch.

Nikon D500 Release Date Delayed till the end of April, 2016


Product name Release Date
D500 Late April 2016
D500 16-80 VR lens kit Late April 2016
Wireless Transmitter WT-7 Late April 2016
Multi-Power Battery Pack MB-D17 Late April 2016
Semi-Soft Case CF-DC8 Late April 2016
Strap AN-DC17 Late April 2016
USB cable for the terminal cover UF-7 Late April 2016
Stereo mini-plug cable for the terminal cover UF-8 Late April 2016


Nikon D500 camera $1,999.95 – (Amazon | B&H | Adorama) features a 20.9-megapixel APS-C sensor that’s coupled with the new Expeed 5 image processor found in the D5. It also has the same 153-point AF system with 99 cross-type sensor and can able to shoot continuously at 10 fps with a 200 shot buffer for Raw images. See the offcial announcement and Nikon D500 vs D7200 Comparison and First Impressions Reviews.

via Nikon Japan