Nikon 1 S2 compact mirrorless ILC with hybrid AF unveiled, starts at $450


Nikon has announced its latest camera in the Nikon 1 mirrorless series. The Nikon 1 S2 will be Nikon's most compact mirrorless interchangeable lens camera yet. It features a 14.2 MP 1-inch CMOS sensor along with the Expeed 4A image processing engine.

 

The Nikon 1 S2 has an ISO range going from ISO 100 - 12800, hybrid auto-focus system, continuous shooting mode of a whopping 20 fps and 1080/60p video recording. There are 171 AF points, which is similar to that seen on the Nikon 1 J4.  It comes with a rather low resolution 3-inch 460k dot LCD fixed LCD screen. It is a non-touch screen.

Nikon 1 S2 sports a 3-inch 460k dot non-touch screen on the rear side

Nikon 1 S2 sports a 3-inch 460k dot non-touch screen on the rear side

The Nikon 1 S2 does not come with Wi-Fi connectivity, but it is compatible with the optional WU-1a wireless adapter for Wi-Fi connectivity and transferring images. There are several popular creative modes such as selective colour, miniature effect, easy panorama and so on. The Nikon 1 S2 takes in a microSD card.

 

The Nikon 1 S2, kitted with the 11-27.5mm F3.5-5.6 lens, will be available in black, white, red and yellow for $449.95 or approx Rs 26,730. A two lens kit with the 11-27.5mm F3.5-5.6 and VR 30-110mm F3.8-5.6 will sell for $699.95 or approx Rs 41,570. It will be available in June.

Nikon 1 J4's US pricing was also announced along with the Nikon 1 S2 launch

Nikon 1 J4's US pricing was also announced along with the Nikon 1 S2 launch

 

Additionally, Nikon also revealed the US pricing for the Nikon 1 J4 which it had  announced last month. The Nikon 1 J4 will start selling this month. With the 10-30mm F3.5-5.6 PD-Zoom lens, the J4 will sell for $649.95 or approx Rs 38,600. It will come in black, white, silver and orange. A kit with the 10-100mm F4.0-5.6 VR lens will sell for $849.95 or approx Rs 50,480. A two lens, 10-30mm F3.5-5.6 PD-Zoom and VR 30-110mm F3.8-5.6, kit will be available for $1,049.95 or approx Rs 62,360.


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