Tag Archives: Aptina

Nikon Coolpix P700 compact camera rumored specifications

In addition to the Coolpix P8000, Nikon is also rumored to announce a new Coolpix P700 compact ultra zoom camera with 1″ Aptina made sensor. Here are the rumored specifications:

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Aptina: compact cameras with 1″ sensor to be announced in early 2014

Dpreview published an interview with Sandor Barna (Vice President and General Manager at Aptina) where he discussed the future of compact cameras and big sensors. He mentioned that Aptina is working with “their current customers” (Nikon?) and new compact cameras with 1″ sensor are expected to be announced at the beginning of next year:

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Will the Nikon 1 V3 use the new Aptina 14MP 4k sensor?

Aptina announced a new 1″ 14MP sensor (AR1411HS) that can output full 14MP resolution at 80fps and is capable of shooting 1080p at 120 fps and 4k video at 60 fps. The official press release (attached below) describes a “strong interest from several top camera companies that have sampled the image sensor”. Since Nikon uses Aptina sensors in their mirrorless cameras and […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #204

Noct-Nikkor 58mm f/1.2 Ai-S lens for sale in excellent condition for $4,299.95. New: Thanko adapters for Nikon 1 allows you to attach any lens made by other manufacturers. New: Pocket Wizard Plus X transceiver now in stock. The Nikon lens rebates will be extended till March 30th. The latest Nikon 1 J3 and S1 cameras are now shipping. Those are the new Sigma lens […]

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

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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Rumor: Aptina developing a new full frame CMOS sensor for Nikon

      The Italian website marsicalive.it published an article about Aptina Imaging – a company that produces sensors for digital cameras. Aptina confirmed the development of a new CMOS full frame sensor for DSLR cameras and “according to some unconfirmed rumors“, this sensor is designed specifically for Nikon:

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Teardown of the Nikon V1 camera

Chipwork did a tear down of the Nikon V1 camera. This is what they found inside: Aptina image sensor EXPEED 3 processor manufactured by Nikon 1GB of DDR2 memory Epson E03100F0A video processor chip

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