Nikon’s Big Week for Announcements: Two Mirrorless Cameras and One Big Lens

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Nikon’s been getting pretty busy this week with their announcements. Two new mirrorless cameras are now headed our way, along with a new telephoto lens. And unless you plan on opening a meth lab and making bank off your experience in chemistry, you might want to just stop reading when you reach the last mirrorless camera; the telephoto lens costs quite a bit. We’ll over the basics of what to expect from each after the break.

The Nikon 1 J4

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The Nikon 1 J4 is the latest of two additions to the company’s mirrorless line, the last one being the Nikon 1 V3 (Is that what it was called? It’s getting hard to remember with these confusing names). The focus foor this camera is how fast it is at capturing shots, one of its impressive features being its continus shooting rate at 60fps with the focus set on the first frame.

The price is set to be at about $600 with a kit lens included.

Pre-order it at:
B&H


The Nikon 1 S2

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I’m starting to get nikon confused with smartphones right about now (Seriously, the Nikon D800 shares the same model name as my LG G2). But putting that aside, let’s go over the actual camera itself. This one’s the second of Nikon’s two camera anouncements, and it’s a bit lower-end than the J4. By that, I mean it doesn’t have a touch screen and lower contrast detection areas, and by that I mean we’re needy people. The camera packas a 14.2 megapixel sensor, films at 1080p, and comes with a kit lens for about $460.

Pre-order it at:
B&H

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR

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I already don’t remember what this is called, but it’s going to cost you. This is the upgrade to Nikon’s prime telephoto lens, and it’s coming out in August priced at $12,000. From the price alone, you can tell that this is the essential for when being quick on the shutter counts.

Pre-order it at:
Amazon
B&H

Nikon TC-14E III

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This is Nikon’s new 1.4x teleconverter, which basically allows you to magnify your Nikon lens’ focal length. Check out the full specs for it below, and expect to see it get released in August for $500.

Pre-order it at:
Amazon
B&H