Lens maker Nikon has recently announced two new mirrorless interchangeable lens camera in US. The first one is the 1 J4 and other is its cheaper variant 1 S2. The Nikon 1 J4 has been launched as a replacement to its previous 1 J3 and sports a 18.4 mega-pixel camera with CXformat CMOS sensors along with an ultra fast 20fps burst mode during full resolution. This mew camera offers 171 contrast detection focus points and nearly 105 phase detection focus points thereby ensuring better photographic results with greater accuracy. The Nikon 1 J4 can easily record 1080p videos @ 60 fps or even 120fps slow motion videos in 720p. A good feature is that the camera comes with touch screen interface and built-in Wi-Fi for easy transmission of videos.
Its other sister variant the 1 S2 sports a lower resolution camera of 14.2 mega-pixel with CMOS sensors and can shoot at 20fps with full resolution. In comparison to the 1 J4, the S2 has fewer focus points with 73 for phase detection and 135 for contrast detection. Other functionalities like touch screen, slow motion recording and Wi-Fi are also missing but it still can record at 1080p resolution.
The Nikon 1 J4 will go on sale by this month if four different color variants of orange, white, black and silver and will come along with the NIKKOR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD-Zoom lens which is priced for $649.95 and an additional NIKKOR 10-100mm f/4.0-5.6 VR lens for $849.95. Additional accessories include a Two Lens Kit with 1 NIKKOR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD-Zoom lens and 1 NIKKOR VR 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 lens for a price of $1,049.95.
The smaller sibling, the 1 S2 will be available in June in red, black, white and yellow color variants 1 NIKKOR 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6 lens for $449.95 and a Two Lens Kit including the 1 NIKKOR 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6 lens and 1 NIKKOR VR 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 lens which will be available for $699.95.