PHOTOJOE55: Why Did NIKON put USB 3.0 ON D800 and USB 2.0 on D4. Also, the D4 has an ETHERNET PORT but why? NIKON seems confused as to what it's for! The camera is 802.11b,g & n compatible, but that is not what the ethernet port is for. The WT-5 transmitter adds $1,000.00 to the D4. They weren't very forthcoming with that information either. They don't say if the WT-4 unit is backward compatible as that would have been quite a cost saving measure. And as far as uploading your images without a computer, sure you can with the Transmitter and an IPHONE. By the way, IPHONE can upload it's own photos as well, and has been for some time now. Making the camera "WI-FI" CARD compatible would have cut the cost. One other thing-NIKON says since they are a Global company, they may be built in any of the NIKON plants. That may be fine until the FIRMWARE UPDATES need to be done, that will be done by serial number & BUILT-IN PLANT And by the way, this is no "fire sale" there's no reason to rush. .. JOE PRETE
So that pro hockey shooters like myself can have an ethernet drop cable down on the arena floor to ftp my photos up to the team's server. I specifically purchased my D4 for ethernet. I can shoot the hockey game, tag my photos as the period goes on and when the period ends, simply plug my camera into the cat 5 cable and away they go in seconds! It's a fantastic camera and I've used it for 9 months now.
MPA1: Just in time for the Olympic Games....
Nope. Not until later this year. :)
John Fleming: You're going to have to take out a second or third mortgage to pay for this baby!
Interesting that nikon says - “It reflects our on-going philosophy to turn ‘feedback into fact’" Where oh where is the "new" upgraded 80~400 VR that people have been asking for for years just to name one??? A new 80~400 VR would fly off the shelves....
They are listening to pros.