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Another Tamron patent for Nikon 1 lenses

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Tamron filed another patent 2012-189637 in Japan for a 40mm f/2 lens for mirrorless cameras with 1″ sensor (Nikon 1). The patent contains several different calculations for 30mm, 35mm and 40mm f/2 versions. Few months ago Tamron filed a patent for 35mm f/2, 40mm f/2, 28mm f/2 and 38mm f/2 lenses.

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Nikon 1 V2 mirrorless camera will be announced next

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The next Nikon announcement will be for the Nikon 1 V2 mirrorless camera. This is not a surprise after the huge price V1 drop reported few days ago. Similar to the J2, the V2 will offer only minor improvements over the V1 (the V1 already has the 921k dots screen). There is some talk that the […]

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Nikon’s patent for a 32mm f/1.2 mirrorless lens

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Nikon filed patent 2012-185263 in Japan for a Nikon 32mm f/1.2 mirrorless lens (aprox. 85mm equivalent):

Nikon 32mm f-1.2 mirrorless lens
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Huge Nikon 1 V1 price drop

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I already mentioned yesterday that the Nikon 1 V1 camera is currently cheaper than the J1. Today the price went even further down at Adorama – the Nikon 1 V1 + 10-30mm lens kit now sells for $399 (regular price $896.95, deal available only through this link)! Nikon is either having hard time selling this model or they […]

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Aptina releases new 1 inch sensor (for future Nikon 1 cameras?)

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Aptina announced a new 1″ sensor (AR1011HS) that will probably be used in future Nikon 1 mirrorless cameras (V2 maybe?), here are the basic specs: Still 10MP resolution 3.4 micron pixels Video: 10MP resolution at 60fps, including broadcast quality quad high definition, oversampled 1080p for True HD resolution, 1080p video at 120 frames per second and additional […]

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Nikon D600, Nikkor 18.5mm f/1.8 lens, UT-1 communication unit announcements

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Nikon D600 Price: $2,100 for body only, $2,700 for kit Nikon WU-1b price: $59.95 Nikon D600 sample images Nikon D600 brochure Nikon D600 digitutor Nikon D600 at Nikon Imaging Nikon D600 at Nikon.com Nikon D600 at Nikon USA Nikon 1 18.5mm f/1.8 lens Price: $186.95 (available in black, silver and white) Sample images nikon.com MTF chart, lens design: Nikon UT-1      nikon.com […]

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This is the new Nikon 1 18.5mm f/1.8 mirrorless lens

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This is the new Nikon 1 18.5mm f/1.8 mirrorless lens that will be announced together with the D600 in few hours. The new lens will cost around $300 and will start shipping on November 1st, 2012. Three different colors will be available: black, white and silver.

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