Nikon Patented a New Folding Lens for Mirrorless Camera

Nikon has filed a new patent for a folding/collapsible lens with a shutter unit not only for compact camera but also for mirrorless camera. In the patent description, Nikon mentions this folding structure is able to adapt to a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera (ILC).

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S and 40 indicate a sensor and a shutter unit, respectively.

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Via: hi-lows-note, Nikon Camera Rumors