Nikon 1 V1 archive

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

  • Nikon 1 V1 vs Sony NEX-5N
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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...

  • Nikon 1 V1 mirrorless camera: Tough, tidy and packed with tech
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    Nikon 1 V1 mirrorless camera: Tough, tidy and packed with tech

    By 21 September 2011

    Nikon's brave new camera range has been bolstered by the daddy of the bunch, the Nikon 1 V1, a mirrorless tough "digital camera system" that combines high-end technologies with a tidy waistline and compact aspirations. Like its also newly launched stablemate,...