Nikon J1 Mark Peters : September 24th 2011 - 22:15 CET
Nikon J1 system camera : Nikon has introduced a compact system camera; the Nikon J1. The Nikon J1 is ideal for those who want a digital camera that effortlessly captures vivid personal and family memories. The Nikon J1 camera is easy-to-use, has an in-built i-TTL flash with slow-sync mode and is small and light enough to carry around - anywhere, anytime. The Nikon 1 J1 is equipped with an 3-inch 460k LCD display with protection glass and a wide viewing angle. You will be as delighted with how the Nikon J1 camera looks as you will be with how it performs. The Nikon J1 camera has a simple design, with clean lines and minimal buttons to enhance their sleek form.
Nikon J1 Motion snapshot
With the new Nikon J1 system camera, all your memories come back to life with photographs, movies and music. Starting with a clean slate, we re-examined the potential of imaging and discovered globally unique way of preserving your memories with something different from just a photograph or a video clip. When you press the shutter-release button, with the "Motion Snapshot" mode, the desired moment will be captured as a still image and also as a movie vignette. The movie vignette will play back in dramatic, 2.5x slow motion to an original BGM.
Nikon J1 pictures in high-resolution
From fleeting changes in expression to adorable, endearing gestures, or the ambience of the landscape gently swaying in the wind - with the Nikon J1 you can capture all of these moments more vividly and emotionally though visual expression and with music. What's more, the pictures are captured in high resolution, so you can print them out in beautiful picture quality. The Motion Snapshot has brought to life new photographic, cinematic expression perfect for capturing your precious moments.
Nikon J1 Smart photo selector
With the new Nikon J1 system camera you no longer need a "back-up" shot. When shooting fast-moving subjects, you may find it difficult to keep them within the frame or you may miss a fantastic photo opportunity due to the subject's unpredictable movements. With Nikon's Smart Photo Selector, you will never miss those picture perfect moments again. All you have to do is push the shutter-release button as you normally would. The Nikon J1 camera will then automatically take total of 20 pictures before and after you press the shutter-release button at a high speed of 30fps. What's more, the Nikon J1 camera will automatically select the most spectacular photo from the series of shots taken. Whether it is the expression of a loved one as they turn to look over their shoulder or a fun-filled scene at a party, the Nikon J1 will capture it all.
Nikon J1 Photo quality
The Nikon J1 system camera features a newly developed, super high-speed Auto-Focus CMOS image sensor. The newly developed CMOS image sensor, with an effective pixel count of 10.1 megapixels, is the world's first image sensor created that implements phase-detection Auto-Focus. The Nikon J1 camera boasts exceptionally fast auto-focusing, while promising high image quality for both still images and movies. The new image sensor has been engineered to deliver super-precise focusing that captures a wide range of subjects flawlessly.
Nikon J1 Test photos
Nikon has published some sample test photos of the new Nikon J1 system camera. Check out the image quality yourself. The Nikon J1 test photos can be downloaded here, here and here.
Nikon J1 Video in Full HD
With the new Nikon J1 system camera you can capture the best movie and the best shot without missing a single moment. To date, you had to choose between shooting movies or photographs to capture a special moment. With the Nikon J1, you can now shoot high-resolution pictures, while shooting high-quality, full HD movies (1080/60i) simultaneously. The rich power of expression and multiple view angles of the Nikon 1 lenses allow you to express yourself even more creatively through still images and movies.
Nikon J1 Picture control
Demonstrate your photographic expertise with the Nikon J1 system camera by creating customized pictures. You cannot only capture your special moments, but you can also transform the look and feel of your photos, just as you imagine them. Picture Control is Nikon's unique system that enables you to flexibly control and adjust the image settings to suit your preferences. You can choose from among 6 different picture settings: Vivid, Monochrome, Neutral, Standard, Landscape, and Portrait. With these settings, you can sharpen an photo by emphasizing the silhouette, or create a more vivid image by adjusting the saturation.
Nikon J1 Review
As soon as we receive a Nikon J1 test sample, we will publish a photo gallery with high resolution pictures, followed by an extensive Nikon J1 review. Follow the link for more information about the Nikon 1 camera system.
Nikon J1 Price
The Nikon J1 body with 10-30mm kit lens will be available in the United States late October 2011 and carries a retail price of $649.95. The Nikon J1 digital camera is available in five striking colours: matt black, high-gloss white, silver, high-gloss red and hot pink, with Nikon 1 accessories to match.