Nikon has released the third generation of Nikon 1 J3 and Nikon 1 S1 interchangeable lens compact cameras

Nikon introduces two new cameras in its Nikon 1 family: the Nikon 1 J3, with the world’s smallest body1, as well as the simple and stylish Nikon 1 S1, the first member of the new S. Both cameras boast the world’s shortest shutter lag2 and the world’s fastest continuous shooting speed3.

The Nikon 1 J3 mirrorless camera
The Nikon 1 S1 mirrorless camera

The Nikon 1 J3 continues the tradition of high speed and portable design that made the Nikon 1 J1 previously the best-selling compact interchangeable-lens camera in Europe4. The Nikon 1 J3 camera’s aluminum body is the world’s smallest1 – not only looks great, but feels great in the hand. With the world’s shortest shutter lag2 and the world’s fastest continuous shooting speed3 Always ready to capture your most precious moments in high definition stills and Full HD movies.

The Nikon 1 S1 is the first member of the new S Series, which will include fast, stylish and easy-to-use cameras that allow you to capture great stills and movies with even less effort.

Focusing on speed and simplicity, the Nikon 1 S1 is designed to be as handy and simple as compact cameras, but so much faster, more capable and better looking than other cameras.

The Nikon 1 J3 and Nikon 1 S1 use the same second-generation Nikon 1 technology as the recently announced Nikon 1 V2, aimed at sophisticated amateur photographers. They offer record-breaking speed and high accuracy, and support a host of new smart features such as real-time image management and “best-moment” shooting. With an optional Wi-Fi adapter, these cameras also allow for the wireless transfer of footage.

Jordi Brinkman, Nikon Europe’s marketing manager for the Nikon 1 interchangeable-lens compact camera, said, “We’ve been looking forward to the Nikon 1 J3. It’s smaller and faster than any other interchangeable-lens camera in history, and instantly gets ready to shoot, letting you capture the action in high-resolution stills and Full HD movies.

He then added: “We’re also very excited about the addition of the Nikon 1 family to the S series, which will feature simple and stylish cameras. The Nikon 1 S1 is ideal for young families and those who like easy-to-use compact cameras, but are interested in both higher performance and higher quality photos and videos.

With its intuitive digital control system and a host of creative features, the Nikon 1 S1 is a fast and modern camera that focuses on maximum ease of shooting photos and videos with high detail.”.

Nikon 1 J3 model mirrorless camera - flash
Nikon 1 S1 mirrorless camera

Stunning performance

Nikon’s state-of-the-art EXPEED 3A system processes images at the fastest speed for maximum performance in all situations. The system delivers the world’s fastest continuous shooting experience3 At 15 frames per second with autofocus5 and up to 60 frames per second6 With fixed-point AF, allowing you to capture even the most dynamic of scenes.

Captures subjects instantly in focus thanks to an advanced hybrid AF system that uses phenomenally fast Phase Detection AF for fast-moving subjects and Contrast Detection AF for maximum focus accuracy even in low light. Based on the scene, the sensor instantly switches between 73 phase-detect AF zones and 135 contrast-detect AF zones, ensuring superior photo and video quality in a wide range of conditions.

Best Moment Capture technology makes it possible to always get the best shot. With Intelligent Shot Selection, all you have to do is press the shutter once and the camera takes up to 20 high-resolution shots Nikon 1 S1 takes up to 15 , then recommends up to five of your best shots. Slow-motion playback captures up to 20 photos in a row Nikon 1 S1 takes up to 15 and displays them one after another in slow motion on LCD screen, letting you select the best shot for your collection.

Mirrorless camera model Nikon 1 J3 - display
Nikon 1 S1 model mirrorless camera - display

Superb image quality

Capture detailed photos and movies even in low-light conditions. The Nikon 1 S1 boasts a resolution of 10.1 megapixels and a sensitivity range of 100 to 6400 ISO. The Nikon 1 J3 raises the resolution bar to 14.2 megapixels, with a sensitivity range of 160 to 6400 ISO.

Nikon’s CX-format CMOS sensor strikes the perfect balance between system size, performance and image quality, ultimately enabling you to shoot high-quality photos and videos without sacrificing portability. High ISO sensitivity allows the camera to get plenty of light, even when shooting at up to 60 frames per second.

All 1 NIKKOR lenses offer the superior performance you’d expect from any Nikon product. Despite their compact size and light weight, contributing to the Nikon 1’s greater portability and ease of use, their creators didn’t have to make any compromises on quality. When you shoot with 1 NIKKOR lenses, you can be sure you’ll get beautiful images with saturated color and deep contrast.

The magic of video

All Nikon 1 system cameras are optimized for capturing high-quality video: they use interchangeable 1 NIKKOR lenses and a smooth and silent phase detection autofocus system that lets you focus quickly and accurately on moving subjects, so that your footage looks great and comes with great sound.

The Nikon 1 J3 and Nikon 1 S1 can shoot Full HD video at 60 or 30 frames per second in 60i, 60p and 30p, and can take full-resolution photos as you shoot video7. In Advanced Movie mode, you can use all PSAM exposure controls, adjust shutter speed and aperture, and enjoy smooth, quiet autofocus with crystal-clear sound when you’re shooting. In addition, both cameras allow you to achieve dramatic effects in accelerated shooting mode, which shoots at up to 1,200 frames per second8.

Compact and smart design

When you pick up the Nikon 1 J3, you’ll be surprised at how sturdy and sturdy it is. The world’s most compact camera1, Made of lightweight, high-quality aluminum. The Nikon 1 J3 is available in white, black, silver, red, and beige, and lenses in the color of the body are sold with the camera.

Small, stylish and easy to operate, the Nikon 1 S1 features a sleek design with simplified controls and an intuitive digital menu. It is available in both white, black, pink and red colors, as well as in khaki lenses in the color of the body are sold with the camera.

Both models include a built-in flash that pops out automatically in situations where you need more light.

Mirrorless camera model Nikon 1 J3 - control
Mirrorless camera model Nikon 1 S1 - display

Easy creativity

Real-time Picture Control lets you intuitively adjust shooting settings to capture a fleeting scene, adjust the light or blur the background. The camera lets you view results in real time on a bright, high-resolution LCD monitor9before the shot is taken.

Creative Mode lets you apply filters and effects to your photos before you shoot them. Take advantage of the antialiasing filter to bring out the mood, simple panorama to reveal the full scene, or Night Portrait to capture the perfect light, even at night10. Snapshot of motion, an innovative mode that allows you to take more than just a frozen photo. One press of the shutter release is all it takes to create a “live image,” a slow motion movie that ends with the actual photo. You can save a snapshot of the movement in a single file .mov for easy demonstration.

In case you want to manually select all exposure settings, both cameras offer quick direct access to P, S, A, M modes. Simply rotate the mode dial to “Creative Mode” and choose P, S, A, or M to put the camera in program mode, shutter-priority auto or aperture mode, or fully manual.

Wireless adapter

The compact Nikon WU-1b wireless adapter lets you quickly and conveniently send high-quality images from your camera directly to your smartphone or tablet11. Now you can share your shots with friends and family, upload them to social networks or view them on a big screen. In addition, this adapter allows remote control of the camera from a mobile device.

Expandable system

Unleash your potential and take advantage of new opportunities with Nikon’s portable, high-performance, fast System 1 cameras and the ever-expanding lineup of 1 NIKKOR lenses and accessories. Try out the new 1 NIKKOR VR 6 ultra wide-angle lens.7-13mm or compact 1 NIKKOR VR 10-100mm lens with 10x zoom. See how you can hold the GR-N2100 more comfortably and shoot under water while wearing the WP-N2’s compact, stylish Waterproof Case.

Nikon has released two new lenses for the Nikon 1 – 1 NIKKOR VR 10 – 100 mm system with a 10x zoom

and 1 NIKKOR VR 6 ultra wide-angle lens.7-13mm.

1 NIKKOR VR 6.7-13mm ultra wide-angle lens - black
1 NIKKOR VR 6.7-13mm ultra wide-angle lens. - silver

1 NIKKOR VR 6 ultra wide-angle lens.7-13mm.

NIKKOR VR 10x Zoom Lens 10 - 100mm - Black
NIKKOR VR 10x zoom lens 10 - 100 mm - silver

NIKKOR VR 10x – 100mm 10x zoom lens


1The world’s smallest body: as of November 29, 2012. among digital cameras with interchangeable lenses and a CX-size or larger sensor.

2The world’s fastest shutter lag: Of all the interchangeable-lens digital cameras on the market as of November 29, 2012. based on Nikon’s one-point focus and minimum focus distance tests with the 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6.

3The world’s fastest continuous autofocus shooting around 15 frames per second : Of all the digital cameras with interchangeable lenses on the market on November 29, 2012., Based on Nikon’s own research.

4According to market research conducted by GfK, the Nikon 1 is the best-selling interchangeable-lens compact camera system in Europe since the beginning of 2012.

5At maximum resolution with autofocus, the J3 shoots up to 22 frames at about 15 frames per second the S1 shoots up to 15 frames at about 15 frames per second.

6At maximum resolution, the J3 shoots up to 20 frames at about 60 fps the S1 shoots up to 15 frames at about 60 fps. AF-S focus mode focus and exposure of the first frame are fixed.

7Capture maximum resolution photos without interrupting video recording in extended movie mode: Nikon 1 J3 captures at 14.2 megapixels 3:2 format . Nikon 1 S1 takes photos at 8 megapixels 16:9 aspect ratio . This photo will not be a frame saved from a video.

8 Extended movie mode shooting speed: 400 fps at 640×240 or 1200 fps at 320×120. Maximum shooting time of 5 seconds.

9High-resolution LCD monitor: The Nikon 1 J3 features a 7.5-cm 3-inch LCD monitor with 921K resolution. dots Nikon 1 S1 is equipped with a 7.5 cm 3 in. LCD monitor with 460k. points.

10Simple panorama supported only by the Nikon 1 J3.

11Supports smartphones with Android™ and iOS operating systems. Wireless Mobile Adapter Utility must be installed on your smartphone from Google Play™ or iTunes® for free before use.

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