Egami spotted a new patent filed by Nikon in Japan. The new patent describes a 10-145mm f/4-5.6 lens designed for 1″ sensor cameras.
The lens has a very long focal range of 27-390mm in full frame terms. This patent could refer a new 1 Nikkor mirrorless lens or for a rumored digital compact camera with 1″ sensor.
See the patent details below. (translated by machine)
Nikon Patent for 10-145mm f/4-5.6 Lens
- Patent 2014-89293
- Zoom ratio: 14.13
- Focal length: 10.30-145.50mm
- Aperture: 4.08-5.71
- Half angle of view: 39.62-3.01°
- Image height: 8mm
- Lens length: 112.60-162.60mm
- Lens design: 5 lens group elements