Nikon Corporation has announced the release of the latest addition to the V series of Nikon 1 advanced mirrorless cameras,with the new Nikon 1 V3. With interchangeable lenses that propose new forms of imaging expression, the Nikon 1 series has carved out a place for itself amidst steep competition. Along with the Nikon 1 V3, Nikon is also releasing the new 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD-ZOOM lena. The 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD-ZOOM is the world’s lightest interchangeable lens that comes with a power-drive zoom function, impressive considering it also comes equipped with an electrically controlled lens cover.
The compact and lightweight body of the Nikon 1 V3 enables superior mobility, yet offers performance with tracking of moving subject that exceeds that of digital SLR camera, offering excellent image quality with superior sharpness and definition. The increased performance of moving subject tracking is made possible with 105 focus points when phase-detection AF. At approximately 20 frames per second, the Nikon 1 V3 also boasts the world’s fastest high-speed shooting rate with auto focus tracking, as well as high-speed shooting up to 60 frames per second when focus is locked. This, as well as the world’s shortest shooting time lag ensures fast and precise focusing on moving subjects. What’s more, the Nikon 1 V3 offers an operation system experience that previous users of Nikon DSLRs will find familiar. It is also the first Nikon 1 camera to be equipped with a vari-angle LCD monitor that enables flexible shooting from any angle, a touch-screen control, and built-in Wi-Fi capability to allow for transfer and sharing of high-quality images with ease.
Some of the primary features of the Nikon 1 V3 include:
- Moving-subject tracking performance superior to that of digital SLR cameras
- At approximately 20 fps, the world’s fastest continuous shooting rate with AF tracking
- The world’s shortest shooting time lag
- Virtual horizon capable of detecting pitch
- 2 command dials and 3 function buttons
- A vari-angle touch-screen LCD monitor and Wi-Fi capabilities
- A Super high-speed AF CMOS sensor with an effective pixel count of 18.4-million pixels for superior sharpness and definition
The Nikon 1 V3 standard kit will be priced at $1,199.95. However that price includes the EVF, grip, and the 1 Nikkor VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD-Zoom lens. Expect it to hit the market this April.