Nikon 1 archive

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

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

    By 10 February 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 goes waterproof with AW1, the first submersible compact system camera
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    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
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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,...

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

  • 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 J1 review
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    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
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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...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #57
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #57

    By 28 September 2011

    The Pocket-lint Podcast is jam packed with top tech news and features this week, with Chris Hall, Rik Henderson and Dan Sung turning their attention to the imminent iPhone 5 and Amazon Kindle Fire announcements. And present a FIFA 12 review for your delectation,...

  • 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 J1 pictures and hands-on
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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...

  • 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,...