In a brief press release, Nikon announced the development of its D5 digital SLR, which will be the company's next flagship camera. There aren't any details in the release, other than the expected promise that the D5 will offer 'an even higher level of performance and image quality'.

Nikon has also revealed that a new high-end SB-5000 Speedlight and WT-6 Wireless Transmitter are on the way.

Product details for all three of these developments will be released at a future date. The next big industry event is CES in early January, so hopefully we'll hear more at that time.

What features are you hoping to see in the new D5? Sound off in the comments below!

Press release:

Nikon Announces Development of the Nikon D5 DSLR Camera

Development of Wireless Transmitter and Flagship Speedlight Also Announced

MELVILLE, NY (November 17, 2015) – Today, Nikon Corporation announced the development of the next generation of professional FX-format DSLRs, the Nikon D5. Nikon also announced the development of the SB-5000 Speedlight, which will be Nikon’s flagship Speedlight, as well as the development of the new WT-6 Wireless Transmitter.

The Nikon D5 will offer professional photographers an even higher level of performance and image quality. When combined with these advanced accessories and the vast lineup of existing NIKKOR lenses, Nikon is offering photographers new levels of imaging expression.

Details about these products, including release date and suggested retail price will be announced at a future date and time. For more information about Nikon and the latest Nikon cameras and products, please visit