In recent years, the market has a new category of camera, the mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera or systems (ILC). Today, all the major camera manufacturers have their champion in the mirrorless category, including Nikon with Nikon 1 series.
In the cast of CES 2013, Nikon announced two new options mirrorless cameras, the Nikon 1 J3 and Nikon 1 S1. Nikon 1 J3 has a size of 101mm x 60.5 mm x 28.8 mm. Successor of J2 is claimed to offer a better shooting speed with a hybrid autofocus system that has been upgraded. Speed was also obtained with the new image processor. Performance result in a burst fashion now reached 60 fps, even when using a single burst, and limited to 20 shots.
Cameras that use CX-format CMOS sensor 14.2 MP supports easy transfer wirelessly via additional accessories Wireless Mobile Adapter (WU-1b). Surface is wrapped with metal body. There are 5 colours to choose from namely black, white, beige, red and silver.
Nikon 1 S1 at different levels, in which targeting those who want to up the level of a point-and-shoot, is S1. Using a sensor with force resolution of 10.1 MP and ISO 100-6400, indeed no one needs to be highlighted from this camera.
Nikon camera is designed with a user interface and a simpler specification, so it helps the novice transitioning from a compact camera. You can choose black and white; Nikon S1 is also shown in red, pink and green.
Price Nikon 1 J 3 is $ 600 and include 10-33mm lens. While Nikon S1 armed with 11 to 27.5 mm lens and you can buy this camera at a price of USD 500 in February 2013.
At the same time, Nikon announced the Nikkor VR lens 1 f/33.5-5.6 6.7-13mm (18-35mm equivalent) and 1 Nikkor VR 10-100mm F4-F5.6 10x optical zoom equivalent to 27-270mm 1nya system. Nikon also launched compatible underwater housing for the two cameras when paired with the 10-30mm lens.
You also need to consider another new camera, the Pentax MX-1: Compact cameras advanced design features such as a camera films antiquity. The top of the camera is made of brass which gives the impression of a classic. MX-1 has a zoom lens 28-112mm f/1.8-2.5 and substantial resolution 12MP sensor and measuring 1/1.7 inches. The drawback is the camera does not have flash holder.
Sophisticated cameras that you should consider in 2013 are as follows:
Sigma DP3 Merill: DP3 reserved for very specific photographers, especially those who love the lens with a focal length equivalent to 75mm f/2.8 on full frame. In it, DP3 has a 46MP Foveon sensor that is able to produce unique colour and feel three-dimensional. It’s a very huge sensor. DP series cameras are usually slow, but Sigma promising performance will be better because DP3 has two processors in it.
Samsung NX300: At first glance, the design is almost similar to the NX210. But the NX300 has two colours that give the impression of a classic. The camera also gets an LCD touch screen and a new processor. Overall performance including autofocus speed will be faster than NX200 or NX210. Nikon NX300 is a compact alternative to DSLRs that also have interchangeable lenses. Besides upgraded specs, the NX300 brings a couple of novel features: Wi-Fi connectivity and the ability to shoot 3D with a special lens. Samsung also announced a new 45mm f/1.8 2D/3D. This is a lens that is quite interesting.
If you are not yet ready to take the decision to buy a new camera, you should look forward to a full review and assessment of photography experts throughout February until the end of March 2013, so you get a camera that fits your needs and your budget.