Nikon's first mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras -- the V1 and J1 -- are official
The Nikon 1 series of cameras are off to a quick start. Nikon says that sales are strong and supply of its first mirrorless cameras with interchangeable lenses cannot keep up with demand.
Now, we know what you're thinking: Nikon can't meet demand because supply is limited by the flooding of its camera production base in Thailand. But Nikon says that the Thailand floods had minimal impact on the Nikon 1 series which is assembled at its Chinese facilities. In fact, Nikon is increasing...
Have you been waiting to get your hands on the new Nikon Series 1 digital mirrorless cameras? Then get your credit card ready, because the V1 and J1 are now shipping. The company announced the line of interchangeable lens shooters back in September, and seems to have hit its projected release date with the cameras available for order in the US on Amazon, B&H, and other online retailers. However, outlets abroad still appear to be in pre-order mode, with release set for October 24th. The 10.1...
The Nikon J1 will start at £549.99 / €638 in Europe, and the V1 at £829.99 / €962, each with the 10-30mm kit lens; you can swap it for the 10mm pancake prime for an additional 50 quid.