Nikon To Enter the Mirrorless DSLR Category

Will they or won’t they? Nikon has been coy with its intentions to enter the growing Digital Interchangeable Lens (DIL, aka mirrorless DSLR) category, first filing patents for such cameras, then announcing that they have postponed the decision to design and make these cameras, and now suddenly leaking the news that they may introduce one with enhanced movie mode as early as this fiscal year (which ends March 2011). Apparently, this latest news comes directly from Nikon Corp. President Makoto Kimura.

Will Nikon’s DIL challenge the popular micro Four Thirds cameras from Panasonic and Olympus? Canon remains the only major camera manufacturer we haven’t heard from yet on this issue.

Read the article at: Bloomberg.