Nikon’s new compact interchangeable lens cameras. I’m Fred Fishkin with technology BootCamp, a report on gadgets and gear. With Olympus, Panasonic, Sony , Samsung and Pentax all out there with small interchangeable lens cameras, it was only a matter of time before Nikon arrived on the scene. Nikon opted to use a smaller sensor than is found in most of its dSLR cameras. Senior technical manager Steve Heiner…
“One of the primary sort of design functions of this camera of course is a very minimalist approach to the interface on the camera. We wanted it to be very simple for a customer who isn’t necessarily a dSLR photographer. They aren’t necessarily a compact camera shooter. There’s a lot of people out there who are very creative looking for a way to express themselves. And so we built in features like motion snapshot.”
Which records video in the background while you’re taking a still photo. Pricing starts at about 650 dollars. You can find us at BootCamp.com. I’m Fred Fishkin.