Nikon 1 V3

Nikon Inc. announced the new Nikon 1 V3, a compact addition to the Nikon 1 Advanced Camera with Interchangeable Lens System. The V3 sports a Hybrid AF system and claimed world’s fastest continuous shooting frame rate at 20 frames-per-second (fps) with full autofocus, a speed that outpaces even proD-SLR cameras. The V3 has an 18.4-megapixel CX-format image sensor, a new EXPEED 4A image processor, 1080/60p Full HD video capabilities, built-in Wi-Fi connectivity and a new touch-panel tilting LCD display. The V3 also carries an ISO range of 160-12,800 with high ISO noise reduction.

The Nikon 1 V3 also sports an outstanding number of video features including Full HD video at 1080/60p with Movie e-VR (Electronic Vibration Reduction) whichhelps to eliminate camera shake to record smooth and clear movies. Full-time continuous AF is also possible during video recording, as well as slow motion video at 120 frames-per-second (fps) in high quality 720p HD. Additionally,users can capture full resolution still images during video recording.

Announced alongside the Nikon 1 V3 are two new 1 NIKKOR lens offerings. Kitted with the V3 is the 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD-Zoom; additionally, Nikon has also introduced the 1 NIKKOR VR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 lens.

Price: Kitted with the 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD-Zoom lens, the DF-N1000 Electronic Viewfinder and the GR-N1010 Grip: $1,199.95. The 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD-Zoom and the 1 NIKKOR VR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 lenses will also be sold separately for $299.95 and $999.95, respectively.