Nikon Launches Its Nikon 1 Range

Nikon 1 J1 & Nikon 1 V1 - the First Two Nikon 1 Digital Cameras

Nikon is pleased to announce the release of the first two models in the new Nikon 1 series, the Nikon 1 J1 and Nikon 1 V1. Nikon 1 is an advanced interchangeable lens digital camera system that proposes new forms of imaging expression with a new super high-speed AF CMOS image sensor, the new high-speed image-processing engine, EXPEED 3, and the new Nikon 1 mount lens system.

Nikon 1 J1, Nikon 1 V1 Primary Features

  1. The world's smallest and lightest interchangeable lens digital cameras that propose new forms of imaging expression
    • Nikon 1 mount, Nikon's new compact, high-performance lens mount system
    • The world's first cameras to be equipped with a new super high-speed AF CMOS image sensor and offer focal plane phase detection AF
    • New EXPEED 3 image processing engine
  2. Simple operation with compact and lightweight bodies that make them perfect for everyday use
  3. A new advanced hybrid autofocus system that enables the world's fastest autofocusing with the world's most focus points
  4. Motion Snapshot, imaging function that combines full-HD movie with a still image for more dramatic imaging expression
  5. Smart Photo Selector for simple capture of the best shot
  6. A simple, high-quality design
  7. Air-gapless structure adopted for LCD monitor with wide viewing angle
  8. Short Movie Creator automatic movie editing software that is easy to use and can be launched independently
  9. Bright, high-contrast electronic viewfinder with a resolution of approximately 1440k-dot (Nikon 1 V1 only)


Additional Features and Functions

  • Movie recording mode with 1920 × 1080/60i full-HD movie support for superior picture quality
  • Equipped with Nikon's exclusive imaging system, Picture Control, which allows users to choose and adjust the way in which the camera processes photographs according to the type of scene or their own individual preference
  • Support for RAW (NEF) recording built in
  • Active D-Lighting, which adjusts exposure according to the scene to prevent loss of detail in highlights and shadows for images in which optimal contrast is preserved
  • Infrared receivers for remote control operation on the front and back of the cameras enable wireless control over the shutter (optional ML-L3 wireless remote control supported)
  • Scene Auto Selector, with which the cameras automatically optimize settings according to the subject
  • Built-in dust reduction function
  • Built-in flash (Nikon 1 J1)

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