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New Nikkor 13mm f/1.8 lens patent for Nikon 1 mirrorless camera

1 Nikkor 13mm f:1.8 lens patent for Nikon 1 mirrorless camera

Nikon filed a patent in Japan for a 1 Nikkor 13mm f/1.8 mirrorless lens (for 1″ sensor). There have been several Nikon 1 lens patents in the past few months:

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The latest Nikon patents: waterproof 1 Nikkor 7.2-13.6mm f/3.5-4.5 lens and… a smart water bottle

Nikon smart water bottle patent

New Nikon patent application for a 1 Nikkor AW 7.2-13.6mm f/3.5-4.5 waterproof lens for the AW mirrorless product line (1″ sensor). There is another Nikon waterproof lens patent for a Nikkor AW 10-45mm f/4.5-5.6 lens: Nikon currently has only two Nikkor AW lenses: AW 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6 and AW 10mm f/2.8. I am not sure what to make […]

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Nikon 10-65mm f:1.9 lens patent

→ Nikon also has a patent application filed in February 2015 for what appears to be a new 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon 1 lens (probably a replacement for the current model).

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Nikon cell phone patent

Photographybay discovered a series of cell phone related Nikon patents (see this previous filing for a camera that can be attached to a smart phone, another phone related patent can be found here). I’ve already mentioned that Nikon is rumored to be working on some kind of a smart phone integration. Nikon also has a new patent for 1 […]

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Nikon 1 Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-6 VR CX lens with Phase Fresnel (PF) element patent

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Nikon filed a patent for a 70-300mm f/4.5-6 VR CX lens with Phase Fresnel (PF) element for Nikon 1 mirrorless system:

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Nikon built in flash patent

Nikon filed a patent for a new 16-55mm f/3.5-5.6 VR DX lens that will probably replace the current 18-55mm models. Nikon also filed a patent for a new version of the 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 VR lens for the Nikon 1 system.

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Nikon 35mm f:1 DX lens patent

→ Nikon has a patent application for a 35mm f/1 DX lens. Update: this patent could be for a optical reducer, like the Metabones SpeedBooster. → Another patent application shows a 3mm f/2.8 circular fisheye lens designed for 1″ sensor (Nikon 1).

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