Nikon’s new mid-range model, the D7000, is already the subject of a petition asking for upgraded video firmware. The camera was released at Photokina last month and is not yet shipping. The petition asks for Nikon to consider the addition of more frame rate options, a 720 60p/50p option for slow-motion and a higher bit rate option. This, the petition sponsors feel, will even the D7000’s performance with that of its Canon rivals.
This is somewhat ironic as the majority of US customers will only receive their cameras between 17-22 October!