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Best compact system cameras 2014: The best mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras available to buy today

Best compact system cameras 2014: The best mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras available to buy today

By 4 July 2014

You're looking to buy a compact system camera (CSC) but don't know what to go for? Perhaps the term alone confounds: we've seen plenty of names being thrown around of late, from simple "mirrorless" through to terms such as "digital single lens mirrorless... >>

Nikon 1 V3 focuses on small scale, makes viewfinder an optional accessory

Nikon 1 V3 focuses on small scale, makes viewfinder an optional accessory

By 13 March 2014

Nikon has announced the 1 V3, the latest in its line of compact system cameras. And it's all change. Unlike the earlier 1 V2 model, which came complete with an electronic viewfinder and chunky grip, the V3 opts to make such features optional accessories.... >>

Nikon 1 goes waterproof with AW1, the first submersible compact system camera

Nikon 1 goes waterproof with AW1, the first submersible compact system camera

By 19 September 2013

Here's something you might not have anticipated from Nikon - the camera-maker has introduced the Nikon 1 AW1, a tough and waterproof compact system camera. The first in the world, no less. Submersible down to 15 metres , the new camera will need to don... >>

Nikon 1 AW1: Hands-on with the world's first waterproof compact system camera

Nikon 1 AW1: Hands-on with the world's first waterproof compact system camera

By 19 September 2013

Not content with the norm, Nikon has only gone and announced the Nikon 1 AW1 - the world's first waterproof compact system camera. We would like to say the first waterproof interchangeable lens camera, but there was a film SLR back in the day. But digital,... >>

Nikon 1 series refresh incoming: J3 and new S1 models anticipated

Nikon 1 series refresh incoming: J3 and new S1 models anticipated

By 27 December 2012

If rumours are anything to go by, then the Consumer Electronics Show will be the stage to reveal Nikon's latest 1-series cameras: the Nikon 1 J3 and alleged Nikon 1 S1.  In what would be among the shortest of product cycles we've yet seen for a compact... >>

Nikon 1 V2 pictures and hands-on

Nikon 1 V2 pictures and hands-on

By 24 October 2012

Take one look at the Nikon 1 V2 and it's clear that it's far more than a simple refresh of the original V1 model. The original, which we thought had an "uninspiring design", also lacked the external controls that more demanding photographers might expect... >>

Sony camera specs suggest 20.2 megapixel Nikon 1 camera is imminent

Sony camera specs suggest 20.2 megapixel Nikon 1 camera is imminent

By 6 June 2012

Sony’s announcement of the 20.2megapixel RX100 compact camera may mean that Nikon is about to launch a 20.2 megapixel Nikon 1 camera.  Nikon currently uses Sony sensors in its cameras, and has done so for a long time, with echoes of the sensors found... >>

Nikon 1 J1 review
4 out of 5

Nikon 1 J1 review

By 24 October 2011

The Nikon 1 J1 is the second of Nikon’s new compact mirrorless system cameras featuring a new 10.1-megapixel CX sensor and a new lens mount. Nikon has wisely put ease of use and image quality at the core of this shooter. The J1 is, however, cheaper... >>

Nikon 1 V1 review
4 out of 5

Nikon 1 V1 review

By 19 October 2011

Nikon’s new system camera is the company's first for over fifty years, since the introduction of the Nikon F no less, and as such represents a true milestone for Nikon. The fact that the new system uses a 10.1-megapixel CX sensor, a new lens mount and... >>

Inside the Nikon 1 factory

Inside the Nikon 1 factory

By 17 October 2011

Turn over your nearest gadget and there's an excellent chance you'll read “Made in China” on the casing. With labour cheap, resources close at hand, space costs at a minimum and the Chinese currency, the Yuan, kept low, it's not surprising that the... >>