Finally, Nikon enter the mirrorless market. They just announced a brand new mirrorless system : two new cameras and three compatible lenses. The first camera is Nikon V1 that comes with new ‘CX’ format 10MP CMOS sensor. The camera intended for enthusiast photographer , comes with magnesium alloy body and 1.4M dot EVF. The V1 will be available around october for $899 ( with 10-30mm kit lens )
The second camera is Nikon J1. It’s more compact and less expensive than the V1. The Nikon J1 features the same CX format sensor with 10MP, full HD movie and will be available for $650 ( with 10-30mm kit lens ).
Fuji has announces their latest compact : the Fuji X10. The enthusiast compact camera comes with 2/3″ CMOS sensor size to produce 12 megapixels in high resolution mode. To provide better dynamic ranges , the Fuji X10 can decreased its megapixels to 6 MP effectively. Its design and specs is followed from the already popular Fuji X100.]
Finally, Samsung reveals their new rangefinder mirrorless interchangeable system camera : the Samsung NX200. Powered with completely new 20.3 megapixels APS-C sensor, the Samsung NX200 will gives better image quality and low noise at dim lighting conditions. The NX200 support ISOs 160 to 12800, fast 7fps burst shooting, 3″ LCD OLED screen with 640K resolution, and record Full HD movie 1080p @ 30fps. For camera operation, Samsung introduce new “Smart Panel” user interface that claimed to be useful for users upgrading from point-and-shoot system and also for experienced photographer. The Smart Panel offers clear and quick access to all the key shooting settings.
German photographer, Claudius Schulze, posted in his blog that he just pre-ordered the Nikon D800 from Nikon representative. He also got a hint on Nikon D800 release date : late summer after first pro-DSLR released ,probably around August – September. Yes.. he stated the Nikon D800 is the second pro-DSLR to be announced this year. The first ? could it be the Nikon D4 ?
No details about its specs or retail price yet .. but a DPR member gives some hints
The D800 (not the D4) will have a sensor carriage that can be easily removed by an authorized dealer.
The D800 will have a 16.4MP FX Nikon designed sensor
The D800 will also have a 3.3″ screen with built in collapsible hood.
The D800 will be compatible with the MB-D10 plus the new MB-D10i ( fuuh..another battery )
shutter speed 1/16000s ( fast enough to capture a bullet ?? )
a new technology for very long exposures without noise or extra time. ( interesting .. )
Better AF in video mode with proper Full HD video at 120fps ( 120fps ?? nicee .. )