Nikon 1 J1 and V1 Mirrorless Cameras
Nikon Corporation today debuts its new Nikon 1 series of compact, lightweight cameras with interchangeable lens and presented the first two models – the J1 and V1.
Both new cameras utilize company’s new lens mount system and are packed with 10.1-megapixel CX-format CMOS image sensors, backed by EXPEED 3 image-processing engine. They are equipped and with new hybrid autofocus system that combines phase detection AF with contrast-detect AF and allows high-speed autofocus shooting of up to 10 fps. The J1 and V1 compacts also are capable of Full HD (1080/30p and 1080/60i) video recording , a 73-point AF system, offer standard sensitivities of ISO 100 to 3200, expandable to ISO 6400 with a Hi 1 setting, and HDMI and USB connectivity.
The J1 is equipped with 3.0-inch(460k-dot) TFT LCD monitor with wide-viewing angle, built-in flash and comes with a 10-30mm lens kit, while the V1 model offers a 3.0-inch (921k-dot) TFT LCD, plus electronic viewfinder (EVF), magnesium alloy chassis and an accessory port.
Nikon’s new J1 and V1 mirrorless cameras will be available from October 20th, for $649.95 and $899.95, respectively.