Ken Rockwell, a long time authoritative Nikon commentator writes that the new Nikon will be called the D80 and is an update of the D70/D70s model. He forecasts the following specs compared to the D70:
10 Megapixels, up from 6
2.5″ LCD, up from 2.0″
4.5 FPS, up from 3
1/250 sync speed, down from 1/500
Price: $899 US
He’s also displaying the same photos on his website that have been floating around the net for a few days, which seem to have been leaked from the Nikon website.