Nikon has today announced a new addition to its range of compact cameras with the unveiling of the new Nikon 1 J4 which has been created to offer plenty of speed and beginner friendly features.
The new Nikon 1 J4 builds on the technology used in previous models and is the successor to the mid-range Nikon J3 compact camera.
Features of the new Nikon 1 J4 compact camera include a 18.4 megapixel 1-inch CX format sensor supported by the Expeed 4A processing engine. Offering users fast hybrid autofocus as well as continuous shooting speeds of up to 20 frames per second when required.
The Nikon 1 J4 Is capable of recording 1920 x 1080 video at 60 frames per second and also 120 frames per second if you scale back the recording resolution down to 1280 x 720 pixels. Nikon explains a little more:
“It offers 105 focus points with phase-detection AF and 171 focus points with contrast-detect AF. 105 densely packed focus points positioned over a broad range of the frame ensure precise acquisition of moving subjects. The NIKON 1 J4 supports high-speed continuous shooting at the world’s fastest (Among digital cameras with interchangeable lenses) continuous shooting rate of approximately 20 fps with AF tracking, and up to 60 fps when focus is locked.
Ultra high-speed AF capable of capturing the perfect moment, ultra high-speed continuous shooting, and Best Moment Capture mode useful when it is difficult to gauge the best time to press the shutter-release button enable optimal response for capturing subject movement or fleeting expressions.”
For more information on the new Nikon 1 J4 jump over to the Nikon press release website for details. Unfortunately no information on pricing or worldwide availability has been released as yet by Nikon.