Nikon CX format

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Nikon 1 V1 with 10-30mm.

The Nikon CX format is an image sensor format by Nikon for the Nikon 1 series MILCs featuring the Nikon 1 mount bayonet and lenses. With 2.7 times crop factor being approximately 13.2 x 8.8mm2[1] (also known as 1"-type) it considerably increases the depth of field by 2.90 stops (2.7 times crop factor) compared to a 35mm FX camera with the same angle of view. The format was created September 2011 by Nikon for its mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras, the Nikon 1 series.

It is the third format from Nikon after the Nikon DX format and the full-frame Nikon FX format.



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