Nikon announced the new J1 and V1 mirrorless cameras. These models will go on sale in the US on the 20th of October. Both however include a 10.1 megapixel CMOS sensor, dual-core EXPEED processing engine, a 1200fps slow motion capture mode, 10fps burst shooting, 3-inch LCDs for reviewing the pictures taken and support for Full HD video capture as well as an ISO range of 100 to 6400.The cameras will use what is called Nikon’s CX format, which sports a 2.7X cropped sensor smaller than Micro Four Thirds.
The heart ofÂ the Nikon J1 camera is the new Nikon developed CX-format, 10.1 megapixel High-Speed AF CMOS sensor that helps make this camera the pinnacle of portable performance.Â The J1 also adds a built-in flash, auto-noise reduction on movie clips and a 73-point auto-focus system, all fitted inside a magnesium alloy chassis.Â The J1′s 3.0-inch monitor is of a slightly lower 460k-dot resolution.
The Nikon V1 is a camera geared towards photo enthusiasts, and is supposedly the worldâ€™s smallest and lightest camera with interchangeable lenses and an electronic viewfinder. It packs a 1.4M dot high-res electronic viewfinder, mechanical shutter, â€śmulti-accessory portâ€ť, and sturdy magnesium alloy build.
The Nikon J1Â will retail for $649.95, and the Nikon V1Â will retail for $899.95