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Compact system cameras (CSC): Which mirrorless system camera is best for me?

Compact system cameras (CSC): Which mirrorless system camera is best for me?

By 23 July 2012

Compact system cameras. No, wait, mirrorless interchangeable cameras. Or is it digital single lens mirrorless? It's no wonder that the onslaught of this relatively new camera market has caused its fair share of confusion. The announcement of the Canon... >>

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 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... >>

Nikon 1: Has Nikon got it right?

Nikon 1: Has Nikon got it right?

By 22 September 2011

The world has waited a good two years and more for one of the camera “big two” to step into the market with a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. Now that Nikon has done just that with the arrival of the Nikon 1 system - and the Nikon 1 J1 and... >>

Expanding the Nikon 1 system: Accessories and concepts

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... >>

Nikon 1 V1 vs Sony NEX-5N

Nikon 1 V1 vs Sony NEX-5N

By 21 September 2011

Until now, the mirrorless camera market has remained a bit of a niche, never quite distracting snappers away from entry level DSLRs or top end compacts. Nikon, one of the photographic big two, and its entry into this camera category with the Nikon 1 system,... >>

Nikon 1 V1 pictures and hands-on

Nikon 1 V1 pictures and hands-on

By 21 September 2011

Nikon has announced two new compact system cameras: the Nikon 1 V1 and the Nikon 1 J1. We got our hands on both new cameras today, so until we can bring you our Nikon 1 V1 review, we’re happy to pass on our first impressions. The Nikon 1 V1 is the more... >>

Nikon 1 compact system camera range celebrated with massive system camera

Nikon 1 compact system camera range celebrated with massive system camera

By 21 September 2011

Nikon unveiled its Nikon 1 V1 and J1 compact system cameras in style, with a massive version of the J1 appearing overnight in London's Covent Garden. The big hand sculptures that hold it have been installed for some time, leading to much speculation as... >>

Nikon 1 V1 and J1 cameras complemented by lens and accessory range

Nikon 1 V1 and J1 cameras complemented by lens and accessory range

By 21 September 2011

To coincide with the launch of Nikon's first foray into the mirrorless camera market is the release of a bunch of new accessories to slap on its V1 and J1 snappers. Among them is the mount adapter FT-1, which allows you to fit AF-S and AF-I lenses onto... >>