Nikon V1 Mark Peters : September 25th 2011 - 10:10 CET
Nikon V1 system camera : Nikon has an launched a new compact system camera; the Nikon 1 V1. The Nikon V1 with its tough body construction is the perfect digital camera for technology lovers and trendsetters who want to take their photography to the next level. The Nikon V1 features an high-resolution electronic viewfinder with an 100% frame coverage. This helps you to frame shots in bright light. The Nikon V1 is equipped with an expandable multi accessory port which lets you attach an external flash and other Nikon 1 accessories. The Nikon V1 camera carries a simple design, with clean lines and minimal buttons to enhance the sleek form.
Nikon V1 Motion Snapshot Mode
With the Nikon V1 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 V1 photos 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 V1 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 V1 Smart photo selector
With the Nikon V1 digital 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 V1 system camera will then automatically take total of 20 photos before and after you press the shutter-release button at a high speed of 30fps. What's more, the Nikon V1 digital 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 new Nikon V1 camera will capture it all.
Nikon V1 Picture quality
The Nikon V1 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 V1 system camera boasts exceptionally fast auto-focusing, while promising high picture quality for both still images and movies. The new image sensor from Nikon has been engineered to deliver super-precise focusing that captures a wide range of subjects flawlessly.
Nikon V1 Test photos
Nikon has posted some sample test pictures of the new Nikon V1 system camera. You can check out the image quality yourself. The Nikon V1 test photos can be downloaded here, here and here.
Nikon V1 Video in Full HD
With the new Nikon V1 digital camera you can capture the best movie and the best photo without missing a single moment. To date, you had to choose between shooting video or photo. With the Nikon V1 system camera, you can now shoot high-resolution photos, while shooting high-quality, full HD videos in 1080p / 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 photos and videos.
Nikon V1 Picture control
Demonstrate your photographic expertise with the Nikon V1 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. Picture Control is Nikon's unique system that enables you to flexibly control and adjust the image settings to suit your personal preferences. You can choose from among 6 different photo 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 V1 Review
As soon as we receive a Nikon V1 test sample, we will publish a photo gallery with high resolution pictures, followed by an in-depth Nikon V1 review. Learn more about the Nikon 1 camera system and download the PDF.
Nikon V1 Price
The Nikon V1 body with 10-30mm kit lens will be available in the United States in October 2011 and carries a retail price of $899,95. The Nikon V1 system camera is available in matt black or high-gloss white, with Nikon 1 accessories to match.