New Nikon DL Premium Compact Cameras

Nikon reveals its new DL (‘Digital Lens’) range of premium compact cameras with 1″ sensors

This new DL series of cameras from Nikon are aimed at more serious photographers looking for something lightweight and portable. Three separate cameras feature 35mm equivalent focal length lenses – 24-85mm, 18-50mm, and 24-500mm, respectively – all boasting manual focus capability via a lens ring. They all also incorporate special lens coatings to reduce flare and ghosting.

The cameras have their own individual characteristics apart from different lenses, but the specifications below are the main highlights in terms of what the Nikon DL cameras have in common.

Maximum ISO up to 12800
1-inch CX-format BSI CMOS sensor
171 focus points (in contrast detect AF mode)
Dual Detect Optical VR
20 fps continuous shooting with continuous AF
60fps continuous shooting with fixed AF
4K video at up to 30 fps
Still photos from video
1.037-million-dot OLED touchscreen
SnapBridge (bluetooth connectivity to smart device)
Wi-Fi and NFC
hot shoe for various accessories (including Nikon DSLR Speedlights)

See the Nikon premium compact cameras page for all details