Nikon DL Premium Cameras Additional Coverage

Nikon DL premium compact cameras officially announced with 1″-type image sensor. The new models are the Nikon DL 18-50, DL 24-85 and DL-24-500.

Here is an additional coverage for the newly announced Nikon DL premium cameras including videos and specs comparison table.

All three Nikon DL models share the same specs for sensor, image processor and autofocus system. They all have support for 4K video. The new Nikon DL premium compact cameras 20.8MP 1″-type BSI CMOS sensor, EXPEED 6A image processor which allows for a top ISO of 12800 and 4K/UHD video recording at 30p.

All three Nikon DL cameras will be available from Spring with suggested retail prices of $649 (24-85), $849 (18-50), and $999 (24-500).

Additional Coverage of the Nikon DL Premium Cameras

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New Nikon DL cameras also has Hybrid AF system, which combines 105 phase-detect with 171 contrast-detect points. This allows the cameras to shoot at 20 fps with continuous autofocus and with single AF, then the DLs can shoot 60 fps.

Nikon DL Premium Cameras Specifications Comparison

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Nikon DL 18-50 f/1.8-2.8 vs Nikon DL 24-500 f/2.8-5.6 vs  Nikon DL 24-85 f/1.8-2.8

Nikon DL 18-50 f/1.8-2.8

 Nikon DL 24-500 f/2.8-5.6

 Nikon DL 24-85 f/1.8-2.8

Price
$846.95 $996.95 $646.95
Type
Electromagnetic 7-blade iris diaphragm Electromagnetic 7-blade iris diaphragm Electromagnetic 7-blade iris diaphragm
Effective pixels
20.8million, (Image processing may reduce the number of effective pixels.) 20.8million, (Image processing may reduce the number of effective pixels.) 20.8million, (Image processing may reduce the number of effective pixels.)
Image sensor
1.0-intype, 13.2 mm x 8.8 mm CMOS sensor (Nikon CX format), Total pixels: approx.23.27million 1.0-intype, 13.2 mm x 8.8 mm CMOS sensor (Nikon CX format), Total pixels: approx.23.27million 1.0-intype, 13.2 mm x 8.8 mm CMOS sensor (Nikon CX format), Total pixels: approx.23.27million
Lens
NIKKOR lens with2.8x optical zoom NIKKOR lens with21x optical zoom NIKKOR lens with3.6x optical zoom
Focal length
6.7to, 18.5mm, (angle of view equivalent to that of 18-50 mm lens in 35mm [135] format) 8.8to, 185mm, (angle of view equivalent to that of 24–500 mm lens in 35mm [135] format) 8.8to, 31.3mm, (angle of view equivalent to that of 24-85 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
f/-number
f/1.8, to 2.8 f/2.8, to 5.6 f/1.8, to 2.8
Construction
11 elements in, 8 groups, (2 ED lens elements) 15 elements in, 11 groups, (4 ED lens elements) 11 elements in, 9 groups, (1 ED lens element)
Digital zoom magnification
Up to 4 x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 200 mm lens in 35mm [135] format) Up to 4 x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 2000 mm lens in 35mm [135] format) Up to 4 x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 340 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
Vibration reduction
Lens-shift (still images), Lens shift and electronic VR (movies) Lens-shift (still images), Lens shift and electronic VR (movies) Lens-shift (still images), Lens shift and electronic VR (movies)
Autofocus system
Hybrid autofocus (phase-detection/contrast-detect AF) Hybrid autofocus (phase-detection/contrast-detect AF) Hybrid autofocus (phase-detection/contrast-detect AF)
Focus range
[W]: Approx.15 cm to ∞, [T]: Approx.16 cm to ∞, Macro close-upmode: Approx., 2 cm to ∞ (wide-angle position), or 16 cm to ∞ (telephoto position), (All distances measured from center of front surface of lens) [W]: Approx.30 cm (1 ft) to ∞, [T]: Approx.2.0 m (6 ft 7 in.) to ∞, Macro close-upmode: Approx., 1 cm (0.4 in.) to ∞ (wide-angle position), or 70 cm (2 ft 4 in.) to ∞ (telephoto position), (All distances measured from center of front surface of lens) [W]: Approx.30 cm to ∞, [T]: Approx.30 cm to ∞, Macro close-upmode: Approx., 3 cm to ∞ (wide-angle position), or 30 cm to ∞ (telephoto position), (All distances measured from center of front surface of lens), Super macro mode: Approx. 3 cm (1.2 in.) to 6 cm (2.4 in.). (All distances measured from center of front surface of lens)
Focus-area selection
Auto-area (auto selection from 41 focus areas), single-point, subject tracking, face-priority function Auto-area (auto selection from 41 focus areas), single-point, subject tracking, face-priority function Auto-area (auto selection from 41 focus areas), single-point, subject tracking, face-priority function
Monitor size
7.5cm (3-in.) diagonal 7.5cm (3-in.) diagonal 7.5cm (3-in.) diagonal
Monitor resolution
Approx.1037k-dot, OLED touch screen with 5-level brightness adjustment Approx.1037k-dot, OLED touch screen with 5-level brightness adjustment and vari-angle mechanism Approx.1037k-dot, OLED touch screen with 5-level brightness adjustment
Media
SD, SDHC, SDXC SD, SDHC, SDXC SD, SDHC, SDXC
File system
DCF and Exif 2.3 compliant DCF and Exif 2.3 compliant DCF and Exif 2.3 compliant
File formats
Still images: JPEG, RAW (NEF) (Nikon’s own format) Movies: MP4 (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC stereo) Still images: JPEG, RAW (NEF) (Nikon’s own format) Movies: MP4 (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC stereo) Still images: JPEG, RAW (NEF) (Nikon’s own format) Movies: MP4 (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC stereo)
Image size
L 5568×3712; 20.6 M M 4176×2784; 11.6 M S 2784×1856; 5.1 M 16:9 5568×3136; 17.4 M 1:1 3712×3712; 13.8 M L 5568×3712; 20.6 M M 4176×2784; 11.6 M S 2784×1856; 5.1 M 16:9 5568×3136; 17.4 M 1:1 3712×3712; 13.8 M L 5568×3712; 20.6 M M 4176×2784; 11.6 M S 2784×1856; 5.1 M 16:9 5568×3136; 17.4 M 1:1 3712×3712; 13.8 M
ISO sensitivity
ISO160, to6400, ISO 6400 (NR), 12800, 12800 (NR) (available when using P, S, A, M, or U mode) ISO160, to6400, ISO 6400 (NR), 12800, 12800 (NR) (available when using P, S, A, or M mode) ISO160, to6400, ISO 6400 (NR), 12800, 12800 (NR) (available when using P, S, A, or M mode)
Metering mode
Matrix, center-weighted, spot Matrix, center-weighted, spot Matrix, center-weighted, spot
Exposure control
Programmed auto exposure with flexible program, shutter-priority auto, aperture-priority auto, manual, exposure bracketing Exposure compensation (Still images: -3.0 to +3.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV, +3.0 to +5.0 EV/-5.0 to -3.0 EV in steps of 1 EV, Movies: -3.0 to +3.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV) Programmed auto exposure with flexible program, shutter-priority auto, aperture-priority auto, manual, exposure bracketing Exposure compensation (Still images: -3.0 to +3.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV, +3.0 to +5.0 EV/-5.0 to -3.0 EV in steps of 1 EV, Movies: -3.0 to +3.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)
Shutter type
Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter
Shutter speed
1/16000to, 30s, Mechanical shutter: 1/2000 to 30 s Electronic shutter: 1/16000 to 30 s Time shooting: Maximum 120 s (when m mode is set.) 1/16000to, 30s, Mechanical shutter: 1/2000 to 30 s Electronic shutter: 1/16000 to 30 s Time shooting: Maximum 120 s (when m mode is set.) 1/16000to, 30s, Mechanical shutter: 1/1000 to 30 s Electronic shutter: 1/16000 to 30 s Time shooting: Maximum 120 s (when m mode is set.)
Range
20 steps of 1/3 EV (W) (A, M mode) 16 steps of 1/3 EV (W) (A, M mode) 20 steps of 1/3 EV (W) (A, M mode)
Self-timer
Can be selected from 10 s and 2 s Can be selected from 10 s and 2 s
Built-in flash
No Yes Yes
Accessory shoe
ISO 518 hot-shoe with sync and data contacts and safety lock, #### ISO 518 hot-shoe with sync and data contacts and safety lock ISO 518 hot-shoe with sync and data contacts and safety lock
USB connector
Micro-USB connector, Do not use any USB cable other than the included UC-E21 USB Cable.), Hi-Speed USB Supports Direct Print (PictBridge) Micro-USB connector, Do not use any USB cable other than the included UC-E21 USB Cable.), Hi-Speed USB Supports Direct Print (PictBridge) Micro-USB connector, Do not use any USB cable other than the included UC-E21 USB Cable.), Hi-Speed USB Supports Direct Print (PictBridge)
HDMI output connector
HDMI micro connector (Type D) HDMI micro connector (Type D) HDMI micro connector (Type D)
Standards
IEEE 802.11b/g (standard wireless LAN protocol) IEEE 802.11b/g (standard wireless LAN protocol) IEEE 802.11b/g (standard wireless LAN protocol)
Operating frequency
2412-2462 MHz (1-11 channels) 2412–2462 MHz (1–11 channels) 2412–2462 MHz (1–11 channels)
Authentication
Open system, WPA2-PSK Open system, WPA2-PSK Open system, WPA2-PSK
Communication protocols
Bluetooth Specification Version 4.1 Bluetooth Specification Version 4.1 Bluetooth Specification Version 4.1
Supported languages for camera menus
Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Charging time
Approx. 2 h 30 min (when using Charging AC Adapter EH-73P and when no charge remains) Approx. 3 h (when using Charging AC Adapter EH-73P and when no charge remains) Approx. 2 h 30 min (when using Charging AC Adapter EH-73P and when no charge remains)
Battery life of still shooting
Approx. 260 shots when using EN-EL24 Approx. 290 shots when using EN-EL20a Approx. 250 shots when using EN-EL24
Battery life of movies
Approx. 45 min when using EN-EL24 Approx. 55 min when using EN-EL20a Approx. 50 min when using EN-EL24
Tripod socket
1/4 (ISO 1222) 1/4 (ISO 1222) 1/4 (ISO 1222)
Dimensions
Approx.106, x63, x57.5mm, (excluding projections) Approx.122.5, x89.9, x138.8mm (4.9, x3.6, x5.5in.), (excluding projections) Approx.104.9, x61.3, x49.8mm, (excluding projections)
Weight
Approx.359g, (including battery and memory card) Approx.780g (1 lb 11.6 oz), (including battery and memory card) Approx.345g, (including battery and memory card)
Temperature
0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F) 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Humidity
85% or less (no condensation) 85% or less (no condensation)
Viewfinder
Electronic viewfinder, 1 cm (0.39-in.) approx. 2359k-dot OLED with the diopter adjustment function (–3 to +1 m{sup(-1)})
Frame coverage
Approx. 100% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)
Flash sync speed
Mechanical shutter: Synchronizes with shutter at all speeds Electronic shutter: Synchronizes with shutter at X=1/60 s or slower Mechanical shutter: Synchronizes with shutter at all speeds Electronic shutter: Synchronizes with shutter at X=1/60 s or slower
Control
TTL auto flash with image sensor
Flash exposure compensation
In steps of 1/3 EV in the range between –3 and +1 EV
External microphone connector
Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter; plug-in power supported)
Supplied Accessories
AN-DL1 Strap, LC-DL3 Lens Cap, EN-EL20a Rechargeable Li-ion Battery, EH-73P Charging AC Adapter (A plug adapter is included if the camera was purchased in a country or region that requires a plug adapter. The shape of the plug adapter varies with the country or region of purchase), UC-E21 USB Cable

Nikon DL Premium Cameras Videos

Introducing the new Nikon DL premium compact series

Nikon DL: Product Tour

Finally Nikon USA has a dedicated page on the new DL cameras.