Nikon Corp. has debut its newest models to the new Nikon 1 series of compact, lightweight cameras with interchangeable lens, they are the new Nikon J1 and V1 Mirrorless Cameras. Both new cameras make use of the company’s new lens mount system, they both get a 10.1-megapixel CX-format CMOS image sensors, backed by EXPEED 3 image-processing engine along with a new hybrid auto-focus system that combines phase detection AF with contrast-detect AF plus it also allows high-speed autofocus shooting of up to 10 fps.
Other specifications of the Nikon J1 and V1 includes the ability to record Full HD 1080p videos at 30 fps and 1080p videos at 60i. They both get an ISO sensibility of up to 3200 which can also be expanded to ISO 6400 with a Hi 1 setting. The difference that separates the two devices includes, the J1 comes equipped with a 3-inch TFT LCD display with wide-viewing angle, it gets built-in flash plus there is a 10-30mm lens kit while the Nikon V1 also gets a 3-inch TFT LCD display but with a 921k-dot resolution, it comes equipped with electronic viewfinder (EVF) and all its interior is protected by an magnesium alloy chassis and also has an accessory port.
Both cameras are expected to hit the market starting on October 20th, 2011 and they will go for the prices of $649.95 and $899.95, respectively.