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Nikon announcement on January 8, 2013 (CES show)

Nikon has scheduled an official press release for January 8, 2013, which is the starting date of the 2013 CES show. In addition to the new Nikon 1 J3 and S1 mirrorless cameras, I believe Nikon will also announce the availability of two new 1 Nikkor lenses: 1 Nikkor 10-100mm f/4-5.6  and 1 Nikkor 6.7-13mm f/3.5-5.6. The […]

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Nikon to announce two new mirrorless camera during the 2013 CES show in January: J3 and S1

This is a rather an unusual development: Nikon will announce two new mirrorless cameras during the 2013 CES show that will take place in Las Vegas between January 8-11. Nikon 1 J3 The Nikon 1 J3 will have a 14MP sensor with slightly improved specs. Don’t expect anything major in terms of new functionality or […]

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Nikon 1 V2 camera, Nikkor 18-300mm lens test results at DxOMark

Nikon 1 V2 compared to the Sony RX100 (1″ sensor) and Canon G1x (1.5″ sensor): Nikon 1 V2 vs. Panasonic GF5 vs. Fuji X10: DxoMark published their test results for the Nikon 1 V2 mirrorless camera. This is their conclusion on the V2: Overall, the regression in performance, when compared to the Nikon 1 V1, suggest this […]

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Did Polaroid copy the Nikon 1 design for their new Android based interchangeable lens camera?

Polaroid is rumored to announce a new Android based interchangeable lens camera which should be irrelevant to this blog, but if you look at the leaked picture, the Polaroid IM1836 looks very much like the Nikon 1 J1/J2 cameras. Even the lens design and focal length (30-110mm) are very similar to the Nikkor 1 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 […]

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Nikon D4 and Nikon 1 Recipients of Germany’s iF Product Design Award 2013

TOKYO – Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce that the Nikon D4 digital – SLR camera and the Nikon 1 system, which includes cameras, dedicated lenses, a dedicated Speedlight, a dedicated GPS unit, – have been awarded the “iF design award 2013: iF product design award. The iF design award is globally prestigious award sponsored […]

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Adobe Lightroom 4.3 and Camera Raw 7.3 released with Nikon V2, D5200 and D600 support

Adobe Lightroom 4.3 (download links: Win | Mac) and Camera Raw 7.3 were released today with support for Nikon 1 V2, Nikon D5200, Nikon D600 and and Sigma APO Macro 180mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM lens (F-mount).

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Nikkor Micro 37mm f/2.4 lens patent for Nikon’s mirrorless cameras

Another Nikon patent (2012-220828) for a new Micro (macro) 37mm f/2.4 lens designed for 1″ sensor (Nikon 1 mirrorless cameras) was recently filed in Japan:

Nikkor 37mm f:2.4 lens patent for Nikon's mirrorless cameras
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