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Will there be a D4S??

KnightPhoto

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"RE: Will there be a D4S??"

KnightPhoto Gold Member Nikonian since 18th Dec 2006
Sat 29-Sep-12 01:52 PM

Yes that is correct, lowest common denom.

Nikon made a trade-off (as they first did on the D300S years ago) to accommodate two different formats to attract upgraders. I am sure they realized two different formats is a compromise solution, but to introduce a camera which invalidates ones entire memory collection would also have been a downside to many and a barrier to sales.

For those of us who have used it, it is clear that XQD is superior to CF (and CF-Fast) in every way. It is a great new technology, I hope to see XQD in the D400 also and then every pro/semi-pro cam from then on in. XQD is able to work with your buffer to provide a service that is the equivalent of a bufferless camera, which is a great feature.

It is also pretty clear that CF is dead-ended, so we have to move somewhere.

Best regards, SteveK

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