Nikon J3: price, release date, specs confirmed

Nikon J3: price, release date, specs confirmed

Nikon confirms official Nikon J3 price, release date and specs at CES 2013 and launches its smallest Nikon 1 camera to date

Nikon J3: price, release date, specs confirmed

Nikon has launched its smallest Nikon 1 camera body to date, confirming speculation by revealing the official Nikon J3 price and and specifications at CES 2013.

The Nikon announcement comes just months after last September’s launch of the Nikon J2. Measuring just 101×60.5×28.8mm, the Nikon J3 has the world’s smallest body for a CSC with a CX-format sensor, Nikon says.

Like the J2, the Nikon J3 can shoot 15fps and offers a Slow View mode, which lets photographers record slow-motion movies, and Live Image Control, allowing users to preview effects before taking the picture.

The 14.2-megapixel Nikon J3 also promises an improved Snapshot function, as well as an Advanced Movie mode that lets photographers make changes to exposure settings while recording movies.

The Nikon J3 boasts an ISO range of ISO 160 to 6400 and comes in silver, red, white, black and beige. Like the entry-level Nikon S1 announced at the same time, the Nikon J3 boasts the world’s shortest release time lag and world’s fastest continuous shooting, according to Nikon.

The Nikon J3 price tag will be £579.99 / €719.00 for the 10-30mm kit, or £719.99 / €899.00 (Black & White only) for the 10-30mm & 30-110mm kit.

A Nikon J3 release date is slated fro 7 February 2013.


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