Nikon has launched a new Nikon 1 camera system that they describe as a revolutionary new way to shoot images. Released at a gala event in Sydney the new range consists of two new models, the J1 and V1 which are described as the fastest shooting digital cameras in the world today.
Nikon executives said that the new system which they claim delivers superior pictures than current mirrorless cameras and took four years to develop.
While Nikon did not refer to the new camera as being mirrorless. The two new cameras looked remarkably similar to the recently launched mirrorless cameras from Olympus and Panasonic.
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A first look at the new N1 reveals that the new camera is heavier than micro two thirds cameras from Olympus and Lumix.
New shooting modes allow a user to snap up 60 frames per second due to what Nikon claims is the world’s fastest digital camera processors and auto focus capability.
Nikon has named their new lens system A-CIL which stands for Advanced Camera Interchangeable Lens system.
The new camera’s which come in white and black have new processors that is faster than most professional camera’s claims Nikon executives.
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Built from scratch to offer high performance still image and movie recording the new cameras also deliver high speed 1080p recording as we tipped in our exclusive story yesterday.
The cameras also incorporate pre-post capture technology that starts before you click. This enables users to access new shooting modes that Nikon claims “you’ll never miss a thing”.
James Murray, Nikon Australia General Manager Sales & Marketing said “The Nikon 1 is neither DSLR nor compact, it’s the best of both worlds – with advanced features and functionality in a portable, sleek and stylish body.”
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