Nikon to replace J1 this month?
1st Aug 2012 | 10:40
Rumours of a Nikon J2 circulating
Online suggestions that Nikon will be upgrading its mirrorless camera line have started to appear.
For the moment, there are very few details known about what may be called the Nikon 1 J2 or Nikon J2 for short, but it seems likely that Nikon will be keen to respond to the Canon EOS M, which was announced last month.
It's also been reported that new mirrorless camera accessories, including an underwater housing will be announced in the middle of August. Some of the concept lenses shown by the company over the past 12 months are also expected to come to fruition.
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Whether a Nikon 1 V1 replacement will also appear is not known, but as this hasn't had the same success as the J1, it may be that Nikon decides not to pursue that line.
Others have made suggestions that a "pro" Nikon 1 body will be making its debut at Photokina.
Canon's M camera uses a large APS-C size sensor in a body which is roughly the same size as the J1, which uses a one-inch device.
Watch this space.