looking for DSLR-like performance but don’t want a rig that weighs you down or one that takes a rocket scientist to operate? well, then look forward to this little guy from Nikon, dubbed the Nikon 1 J4 Advanced Camera with interchangeable lens. packed within this ‘bite size’ imaging device is a 18.4-megapixel super high-speed AF CMOS sensor with no low-pass filter, paired to Nikon’s latest EXPEED 4A image processing engine that offers 105 focus points with phase-detection AF and 171 focus points with contrast-detect AF. the result is precise acquisition of moving subjects and high-speed continuous shooting of 20 fps with AF tracking, and up to 60 fps when focus is locked.
other noteworthy features include a 3-inch TFT touchscreen LCD, built-in WiFi, built-in flash, microSD card slot for storage, a myriad of shooting modes, AF-assist illuminator, built-in microphone with sensitivity adjustment, and Full HD video recording at 60p with a variety of recording functions including Fast Motion, Jump Cut, and 4-second Movie. additionally, it is also capable of slow-motion video capturing at up to 1,280 x 720 at 120 fps. all these are delightful features are packed into a uber-stylish, squarish form factor made from materials with a metallic feel, measuring just 3.9 x 2.4 x 1.1 inches (99.5 x 60 x 28.5 mm; excluding lens) and tipping the scale at 6.8 oz. without lens. details of pricing and availability are yet to be announced.