Nikon 1

Reviews & hands-on

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    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,...

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    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...

  • Cameras 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...

  • Cameras 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...

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    Expanding the Nikon 1 system: Accessories and concepts

    By 22 September 2011

    Launching a compact system camera without a system to support it would be disastrous. Fortunately, Nikon has announced a full run of accessories and lenses for their new Nikon 1 V1 and Nikon 1 J1 compact system cameras, or as they like to put it Advanced...

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    Nikon 1 J1 pictures and hands-on

    By 21 September 2011

    The Nikon 1 J1 doesn’t offer as many features as its sibling camera the Nikon 1 V1, but as a result it is a mite more compact. These two cameras make up a new category for Nikon under the name "Nikon 1" and we managed to get our hands on both cameras...