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Official announcement of Nikon’s latest DSLR: Nikon D4

The next-generation flagship Nikon digital-SLR camera with the ultimate in versatility and functionality.

TOKYO – Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce the release of the Nikon D4, a Nikon FX-format camera that serves as the new flagship model in Nikon’s lineup of digital-SLR cameras. Nikon will be exhibiting the D4 at the 2012 International CES, to be held Tuesday, January 10 through Friday, January 13 in Las Vegas, Nevada. This electronics exhibition is open to the public.

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Nikon D4 announcement this week!

Nikon will have a new product announcements this week. US readers will get the official news around midnight EST on Thursday, January 5th 2012. It will probably be the new Nikon D4.

Nikon D4

Here are some interesting new specs:

  • Full-frame 16.2-megapixel CMOS sensor
  • 10 frames-per-second shooting at full resolution
  • The ISO range is listed again as 100 to 102,400, expandable to 50 to 204,800
  • Full-HD 1080p resolution video recording in 30fps and 24fps and 720p in 60fps
  • New 91,000-pixel RGB metering sensor
  • Face detection/recognition
  • 100% viewfinder coverage
  • Illuminated function buttons
  • Dedicated video button
  • Includes H.264 B frame compression
  • Contrast detect AF in movie recording
  • Low-pass filter for video recording
  • Smooth aperture feature for video recording

Suggested retail price: $6,000

Nikon D4 Logo

The new Nikon products will start shipping in approximately 30 days after the announcement.

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Vision Research unveils two new High-Speed Phantom v-series Cameras

New Phantom v1610 Is 60 Percent Faster than Any Other Digital High-Speed Camera in Its Class
Phantom v1610 High-Speed Camera

Phantom v1610 High-Speed Camera

Vision Research unveils two additions to the company’s Phantom® v-Series line of digital high-speed cameras with the introduction of the Phantom v1210 and v1610. These top-of-their-class cameras are the world’s fastest 1 megapixel digital high-speed cameras. They feature high definition and widescreen 1280 x 800 CMOS sensors. The Phantom v1610 is 60 percent faster than any other camera on the market, with the ability to acquire more than 16,000 frames-per-second (fps) at full resolution and up to 1,000,000 fps at reduced resolution.

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