1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6, 1 NIKKOR VR 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6, 1 NIKKOR 10mm f/2.8 and 1 NIKKOR VR 10-100mm f/4.5-5.6 PD-ZOOM

The first four lenses in the new 1 NIKKOR series for the Advanced Camera with Interchangeable Lens Nikon 1 camera system: three compact and lightweight kit lenses, 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6, 1 NIKKOR VR 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 and1 NIKKOR 10mm f/2.8, suitable for a wide variety of shooting scenes, and the power drive zoom lens 1 NIKKOR VR 10-100mm f/4.5-5.6 PD-ZOOM.

TOKYO-Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce the release of the first four 1 NIKKOR lenses for the new Nikon 1 camera system. The Nikon 1 Advanced Camera with Interchangeable Lens is a new digital camera system that proposes new forms of imaging expression and enjoyment. Cameras in this new system utilize the new Nikon 1 lens mount system, which supports the new 1 NIKKOR brand of interchangeable lenses. The first four lenses released for this new system are the 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6, 1 NIKKOR VR 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6, 1 NIKKOR 10mm f/2.8 and 1 NIKKOR VR 10-100mm f/4.5-5.6 PD-ZOOM.

The new 1 NIKKOR brand of interchangeable lenses continues in the tradition of the Nikon F mount, which has a history that goes back more than half a century. 1 NIKKOR lenses employ the new Nikon 1 mount, and are developed for use with Nikon 1 cameras. These lenses support Nikon’s new CX format, which adds a new imaging format to the existing Nikon FX and DX formats. They are compact and lightweight for superior portability, have a simple design that is well suited to that of Nikon 1 cameras, and are available in a variety of colors.

The 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6, 1 NIKKOR VR 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6, 1 NIKKOR 10mm f/2.8 and 1 NIKKOR VR 10-100mm f/4.5-5.6 PD-ZOOM lenses released under the 1 NIKKOR brand offer optical performance optimized for the Nikon 1 system for sharp rendering in a compact size. With release of these four lenses, Nikon offers a lineup for the Nikon 1 system that covers basic requirements in terms of typical scenes. In addition to standard and telephoto zoom lenses that cover a wide range of focal lengths (angle of view equivalent to 2.7x that of the same focal length in 35-mm [135] format), a high-power zoom lens equipped with a 10x power drive zoom mechanism perfect for movie recording, and a wide-angle, slim fixed focal length (prime) lens with superior portability are being released.

For nearly 80 years, Nikon’s extremely reliable photographic lens brand, NIKKOR, has been comprised of highly functional, high-performance lenses. These lenses have supported the photography of a wide variety of users to become one of the world’s most popular lens brands. With release of the new Nikon 1 digital camera system, which proposes new forms of imaging expression, enjoyment and value, and NIKKOR lenses employing the Nikon 1 mount, Nikon will continue to expand its lineup of NIKKOR lenses utilizing optical technologies accumulated over its long history to offer increased convenience to users of Nikon cameras.

 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 Primary Features


1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6

  • A 3x standard zoom lens that covers the 10–30-mm range of focal lengths (angle of view equivalent to 27–81-mm in 35-mm [135] format) and is easy to use
  • Compact and lightweight enough to be taken anywhere
  • A standard zoom lens with a retractable lens mechanism
  • Equipped with a vibration reduction (VR) mechanism
  • A minimum focus distance of just 0.2 m for extremely close-up shooting

    1 NIKKOR VR 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 Primary Features


    1 NIKKOR VR 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6

    • A 3.7x telephoto zoom lens that covers the 30–110-mm range of focal lengths (angle of view equivalent to 81–297-mm in 35-mm [135] format)
    • A compact, lightweight telephoto zoom lens that offers superior portability with a retractable lens mechanism
    • Equipped with vibration reduction (VR) mechanism
    • Support for a wide variety of scenes, from portraits to sports scenes

 

1 NIKKOR 10mm f/2.8 Primary Features


1 NIKKOR 10mm f/2.8

  • A slim, wide-angle fixed focal length (prime) lens with a focal length of 10 mm (angle of view equivalent to 27 mm in 35-mm [135] format)
  • Superior portability from a stylish, slim wide-angle fixed focal length (prime) lens with a maximum length of just 22 mm
  • Metal mount adopted for increased durability, and a metal exterior for an elegant feel
  • The perfect lens for those who want a lens that can easily be taken anywhere to capture snapshots with superior image quality

1 NIKKOR VR 10-100mm f/4.5-5.6 PD-ZOOM Primary Features


1 NIKKOR VR 10-100mm f/4.5-5.6 PD-ZOOM

  • A high-power zoom lens that covers the 10–100-mm range of focal lengths (angle of view equivalent to 27–270-mm in 35-mm [135] format)
  • A 10x power drive zoom lens
  • Retractable lens mechanism
  • Equipped with a vibration reduction (VR) mechanism
  • Zooming speed (3 speeds available) can be adjusted with positioning of the power drive zoom switch
  • Smooth zooming with the built-in power drive zoom mechanism, an unusual feature for interchangeable lenses
  • The perfect lens for those who want to maximize the enjoyment of recording still images, movies, or both
  • Metal mount adopted for increased durability, and a metal exterior for an elegant feel

Speedlight SB-N5, GPS Unit GP-N100, Mount Adapter FT1

The Nikon 1 Advanced Camera with Interchangeable Lens is a new digital camera system that proposes new forms of imaging expression and enjoyment. The Speedlight SB-N5*, GPS Unit GP-N100* and Mount Adapter FT1 maximize the imaging expression possibilities presented by this new system.

  • *Compatible with Nikon 1 V1 only.

The Speedlight SB-N5 and GPS Unit GP-N100 are ready to use with simple mounting on the camera’s multi accessory port, and both dedicated Nikon 1 accessories are extremely easy to use and compact for superior portability. When the Mount Adapter FT1 is attached, F-mount NIKKOR lenses can also be used with Nikon 1 cameras, allowing users to choose the perfect lens for the subject or scene from a rich lineup of lenses and expanding the possibilities for imaging expression. In addition, the simple and stylish design of these dedicated accessories makes for an integrated appearance when used with Nikon 1 cameras. We are sure that all users of Nikon 1 cameras will want one of each due to their ability to maximize photographic functions and increase photo opportunities.

Speedlight SB-N5 Primary Features

  1. The world’s smallest*1 compact, lightweight body with a design well suited to the Nikon 1 camera

    With a size and weight that makes it extremely portable—approx. 50 x 70.5 x 40.5 mm (W x H x D), 70 g*2—the SB-N5 has the same simple yet stylish design as Nikon 1 cameras for an integrated appearance when mounted on the camera.

    • *1Among external flash units with bounce (from above, left and right) capability. (Based on Nikon research as of September 21, 2011.)
    • *2Speedlight SB-N5 only.

  2. Built-in bounce capabilityThe flash head can be rotated 90° up and 180° left or right, allowing users to enjoy bounce photography using light from the flash reflected off a ceiling or wall.
  3. Simply mount the Speedlight SB-N5 on the camera for easy operationThe Speedlight SB-N5 is easily mounted on the Nikon 1 camera’s multi accessory port. With only a power switch to turn it on and off, operation is simple enough for even beginners. What’s more, the Speedlight SB-N5 is powered by the camera.
  4. Built-in capture illuminator functionThe built-in capture illuminator (pseudo white LED lamp) lights to illuminate subjects in Smart Photo Selector and Motion Snapshot modes for brighter imaging.

GPS Unit GP-N100 Primary Features

  1. Assisted GPS (A-GPS) supported

    The GP-N100 is a GPS unit for exclusive use with the Nikon 1 (Nikon 1 V1) camera.
    When the GP-N100 is used, position information including latitude and longitude is recorded with photos. Collaboration with ViewNX 2, my Picturetown and online mapping services means that the position at which photos were taken can be displayed on maps and photos with this information attached can be shared, further increasing the ways in which users enjoy images captured with the Nikon 1 V1.
    In addition, A-GPS support enables faster positioning for smoother utilization of GPS functions.
    When the GP-N100 is connected to a computer, the dedicated GP-N100 Utility* can be used to download resources provided by Nikon servers to reduce the time needed to acquire GPS data for faster positioning.

  2. Design suited to that of the Nikon 1 V1Compact, and with a design that provides an integrated appearance with the Nikon 1 V1, the GP-N100 is also available in the same colors as the Nikon 1 V1 (black, white). This compact size and design integration make it fun and easy to use. The GP-N100 is also powered by the camera.
    • *The dedicated GP-N100 Utility is available for download from the Nikon website.

Mount Adapter FT1 Primary Features

The Mount Adapter FT1 is a mount adapter that enables the use of F-mount lenses with Nikon 1 system cameras. When the F-mount adapter is mounted on a camera, F-mount interchangeable NIKKOR lenses*3, manufactured by Nikon for more than half a century, can be used with the Nikon1 J1 and V1. This allows users to enjoy tremendous variety in their imaging expression with the ability to choose the lens best suited to the scene, subject, or their own creative intent from a broad lineup of standard and special-purpose lenses.

  • *3 Autofocus may not perform as expected in some situations or with some lenses.
    Restrictions apply to mounting and functionality with some lenses.

 

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