Nikon Kills The Promising 4K DL Series Compact Cameras
Not exactly filling the camera makers as demand is not a surprise, especially if the market in question is that of the compact.
Nikon, fresh off of the announcement of the expected $ 262 million and a thousand job cuts loss, and ruled out the chain DL promising even before it gets a chance to perform in the market.
DL series includes three high-end compact shooters with sensors 1 inch, which was capable of 4K video.
And ensure that the official justification for the dismissal of the escalating development costs, slowing demand and unexpected setbacks, such as the earthquake in Japan.
I would’ve pitted the three cameras against the likes of Sony’s impressive RX series, but how is it will have traveled a guess.
It has been building all three cameras on a similar sensor CX 1 inch 20.8-megapixel.
Nikon and put it in the first place cameras as fast shooters bloomer, reaching a speed of 20 frames per second with continuous autofocus of the image, or 60 when pollutants.
It was supposed video recordings capabilities will also be a big selling point for up to mind-numbing speeds of 1200 frames per second at 400 x 144. More mainstream options included in the 4K 30fps, 1080P in the 120fps and 720p in 240FPS. The support for the installation of VR’s home.
Where three cameras differ mostly in terms of magnification and aesthetics. And DR18-50 and DL24-85, who came up with the f / 1,8-2,8 aperture more compact designs, and clearly targeted as the most dominant performance that are not hampered by constraints options.
Also, while came DR18-50 and DL24-85 Titling with OLED touch screen display and an optional EVF accessory, came DL24-500 with built-in EVF and LCD screens and controls simplest (but the face is capable). All the support for Bluetooth low energy specification for sharing instantaneous.
Has been the launch of the cameras for a comfortable price points under $ 1,000, with DR18-50, DL24-85 DL24-500 retails for $ 849, $ 649 and $ 999 respectively. And it will announce a great job in giving Sony and orders increased on the market that is dominated by very clearly already.