Nikon Announces Nikon 1 J2, Nikkor 11-27.5mm Lens and Waterproof Casing

Nikon announces the new Nikon 1 J2 on the 9th August 2012. It has more colors to choose, a better LCD screen and other features. At the same time, Nikon also announces a new 1 NIKKOR 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6 lens and a Nikon 1 J1 and J2-compatible Waterproof Case WP-N1.

Nikon 1 J2

Some highlights of the Nikon 1 J2 (comes in Black, White, Red, Silver, Pink, Orange color).

  • Superior high-speed performance with Advanced hybrid AF system and High-speed continuous shooting.
  • EXPEED 3 image-processing engine.
  • Creative mode that enables desired image expression easily is added to the Mode dial.
  • Equipped with a 3-inch, approximately 921k-dot LCD monitor.
  • Supports the optional Mount Adapter FT1.

1 NIKKOR 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6 lens

Here is the new lens, 1 NIKKOR 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6 lens


  • A Nikon CX-format compatible 2.5× standard zoom lens that covers the range of focal lengths from 11–27.5 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 30–74-mm lens in 35-mm format).
  • One aspherical and one ED lens element optimised for the CX format
  • Camera can be turned on and off using the button on the retractable lens (J1 and V1 cannot be turned off using this button).
  • Approximately 32 g lighter and approximately 11 mm shorter at maximum length than the 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6
  • Available in the same six colours as the Nikon 1 J2.

Waterproof Case WP-N1


  • Lightweight, yet won’t float up when let go for optimal underwater use.
  • Compact design with a firm grip.
  • Supports zooming.
  • Shutter lever and movie-record button positioned for smooth selection of, or switching between, shooting modes.

There is no information on pricing or availability of these products. Here is the Press Release