Nikon has officially announced it will launch the Nikon J2 in September, succeeding the manufacturer’s popular Nikon J1 model announced less than a year ago.
New in the Nikon J2 is the Creative Mode, a dedicated function butting giving access to a range of filters and shooting settings, such as Easy Panorama, Miniature, Selective Colour, Soft Filter and Night Portrait.
A preview option lets you see how an effect will look before you shoot.
A new Motion Snapshot function records a slow-motion movie and a still image, then combines the two to create a moving photograph.
Other features, such as the J2’s 10-megapixel CMOS sensor, ISO range, shutter speed, 1080p HD video recording and battery life all remain unchanged from the the Nikon J1.
The new Nikon camera is also available in a range of colours, including silver, red, pink and orange.
The Nikon J2 release date is scheduled for 6 September, with a price tag of £499.99, €604.00 and $549.95.
Nikon has also introduced a range of new accessories, headline by the Nikon 1 NIKKOR 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6 lens, which is also due for release on 6 September 2012.
The slim, 2.5x zoom lens is available in black or white and can power your camera on and off by rotating and retracting it, respectively.
The new Nikon lens will cost £179.99 / €217.00.
Finally, Nikon has also revealed the WP-N1 waterproof case, which is capable of going 40m below the surface and enables you to use all the functions of your Nikon J2.
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