Nikon 1 J3 and S1 Officially Unveiled

Nikon 1 S1

Nikon 1 S1

Nikon took official wraps off the new J3 and S1 mirrorless cameras at CES 2013. The J3 follows the limited-availability of the J2 and the S1 rounds out the bottom-end of the Nikon 1 series lineup.

The Nikon 1 J3 features a 14.2MP CX-format sensor and captures HD video. It retains the peppy AF speed that’s become customary to the Nikon 1 line and sports a 15fps burst capability. The Nikon 1 J3 is equipped with a 10-30mm kit lens and should be available in February for $599.95. Check availability here at B&H Photo.

The Nikon 1 S1 sports a 10.1MP CX-format sensor and captures HD video as well. It has a simpler interface for easier navigation, but still features the fast AF and 15fps frame rate found in the J3. The Nikon 1 S1 is kitted with a 11-27.5mm lens and should be available in February 2013 for $499.95. Check availability here at B&H Photo.

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Nikon D5200 Available This Month in US

Nikon D5200

The previously-announced Nikon D5200 is making its US debut at CES 2013 and should be available later this month with the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 VR lens for $899.95 in black, red and bronze.

Nikon D5200 Key Features

  • 24.1MP APS-C CMOS sensor
  • 1080p HD video capture
  • EXPEED 3 image processor
  • 5fps still image max frame rate
  • ISO 100-25600 (w/ expansion)
  • 3-inch vari-angle LCD (921k-dot res)
  • 39-point AF system

Check availability here at B&H Photo.

Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS, A2600 and A1400 Announced

Canon ELPH 130 IS

Alongside the new PowerShot N, Canon also announced the ELPH 130 IS, A2600 and A1400 at CES 2013.

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS features a 16MP sensor, 8x optical zoom and 3-inch LCD. Built-in WiFi allows the ELPH 130 IS to connect with Canon’s CameraWindow app on iOS and Android devices. The Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS retails for $199.99 and should be available in February. Check availability here at B&H Photo.

The Canon Powershot A2600 features a 16MP sensor, 5x optical zoom and 720p HD video capture. It retails for $149.99 and should be available in February. Check availability here at B&H Photo.

The Canon Powershot A1400 features a 16MP sensor, 5x optical zoom, HD video capture and is powered by AA batteries. It retails for $109.99 and should be available in February. Check availability here at B&H Photo.

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Canon PowerShot N Unique Compact Camera Design Announced

Canon PowerShot N LCD

The Canon PowerShot N is a new 12.1MP compact camera with a unique design. It has a a shutter and zoom ring on the top and bottom to aid with snapping images from a variety of angles. The PowerShot N also captures 1080p HD video and can wirelessly share images to iOS and Android devices via a Mobile Device Connect Button.

A new Creative Shot mode automatically applies “a series of artistic elements by varying composition, lighting and color. Creative Shot will render five different variations of the shot in different color modes, crops, and styles, delivering creative new perspectives automatically while still maintaining the original image.”

The Canon PowerShot N should be available in April for $299.99. Check availability here at B&H Photo.

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