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Nikon D6 Release Date Delayed due to Coronavirus, Coming in May

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Nikon D6 DSLR has been delayed until May 2020 because of components delays caused by Coronavirus. Originally slated for a March release, the Nikon D6 will now be released in May before the Tokyo Olympics, if there are no further delays.

The Nikon D6 (Amazon | Adorama | B&HPhoto)  is a professional DSLR designed for sports and action photography. It features a full-frame 20 Megapixel CMOS sensor and Nikon’s most advanced autofocus system, as of February 2020. The AF system has 105 points, all of which are cross-type and use a ‘triple-sensor arrangement’. Nikon claims that the D6 can focus down to -4.5EV. The camera can shoot bursts at up to 14 frames per second with continuous autofocus.

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Nikon USA Press Release

Apology and Notice of Delay in the Release of the Nikon D6 Digital SLR Camera

MELVILLE, NY – Thank you for choosing Nikon for your photographic needs.

As a result of delays in the procurement of parts and components from a third-party cooperating company due to measures implemented in response to the spread of COVID-19, the release of the new Nikon D6 digital SLR camera, originally planned for March 2020, will be delayed. We sincerely apologize to our customers and all those concerned for any inconvenience this may cause.

We are now planning to release the Nikon D6 in May 2020 and will announce the new release date once it has been determined.

We will continue to closely monitor the situation and do our utmost to deliver this new camera as soon as possible. Thank you for your understanding and patience in this matter.

Nikon D6 Camera Body $6,499.95 USD at Amazon | Adorama | B&HPhoto

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