I've a feeling that I'm going to be laughing my socks off when the first reviews of the new Nikon cameras come in. So many reviewers blatently biased to Nikon have come up with every reason under the sun as to why the 12 MP count of the D3, D3s and D700 is actually better than a higher MP sensor, will now have to show an extraordinary double think when Nikon release a high MP count sensor.
As I recall, most of them stopped arguing that when the D3x was introduced.
Many Nikon users would be more than happy with 20+ MP if the cost was reasonable and high iso performance was not sacrificed. The D3x is great but Nikon needs something to compete with the price of the 5D MKIII when it comes to high MP count.