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12-03-2015

Nikon D750, Df, and Nikon 1 V3 are honoured by Germany’s iF Product Design Awards 2015

Cameras are proud recipients of renowned design award for outstanding design quality on the international platform

New Delhi, March 12, 2015: Nikon India, 100% subsidiary of Nikon Corporation Tokyo, is pleased to announce that the Nikon D750, Df, and Nikon 1 V3 have been recognized for their design quality with the iF Product Design Awards 2015.
    
This year’s awards saw over 4,700 products from 53 countries being evaluated for its product aspects including quality of design, functionality, degree of innovation, simplicity of operation, and branding. The Nikon D750 and Df D-SLR, along with the Nikon 1 V3 Advanced Camera with Interchangeable Lenses, ranked favorably to be among the 1,629 products selected for the prominent design award.

“It brings immense delight to be rightly recognized for the design and build incorporated in our cameras that are specifically conceptualized to address the requirements of the photographers”. said Mr. Hiroshi Takashina, Managing Director, Nikon India Pvt. Ltd. “We at Nikon continue to set new benchmarks in the world of photography and winning the iF Design Awards for our products – D750, Df and Nikon 1 V3 not only testifies our commitment to the industry but also reiterates that Nikon cameras are the best in each category”, he added.

About the Nikon D750

The D750 is a Nikon FX-format (full-frame) D-SLR camera that offers an effective pixel count of 24.3-million pixels, and is equipped with a new Nikon FX-format (full-frame) CMOS image sensor and the EXPEED 4 image-processing engine. The D750 supports superior image quality and high-performance features in an agile, lightweight, and slim body. It is the first Nikon FX-format (full-frame) camera with a tilting LCD monitor and built-in Wi-Fi® function for greater mobility.

About the Nikon Df


The Df is an extremely portable, compact and lightweight Nikon FX-format (full-frame) D-SLR camera that combines superior image quality over a broad range of sensitivities with intuitive dial operation. The large, metal mechanical dials adopted for the Df enable simple operation with immediate visual verification of settings in a precision body design. In addition, the camera is equipped with a Nikon FX-format (full-frame) CMOS image sensor and the EXPEED 3 image-processing engine, and offers an effective pixel count of 16.2-million pixels.

About the Nikon 1 V3

The Nikon 1 V3 is an Advanced Camera with Interchangeable Lenses that boasts superior moving-subject tracking performance with the world's fastest*1 high-speed continuous shooting rate of approximately 20 fps with AF tracking, and up to approximately 60 fps when focus is locked. Along with a short shooting time lag, the Advanced Camera with Interchangeable Lenses is a lightweight marvel with agility and unparalleled performance. The camera offers an operational system that users of the D-SLR will find familiar. It is also equipped with a tilting LCD monitor for flexible shooting from any angle, and a touch-screen panel for simple and intuitive operation. In addition, the Nikon 1 V3 is equipped with a built-in Wi-Fi® function for easy transfer and sharing of high-quality images.

*1Among digital cameras with interchangeable lenses available as of February 26, 2015. Statement based on Nikon research.

About the iF Product Design Awards

The iF Product Design Awards is a globally prestigious industrial product design awards sponsored by International Forum Design GmbH of Hanover Germany. The iF Design Awards have been sponsored by iF Industrie Forum Design e.V., based in Hanover Germany, since 1953. Each year, industrial products exhibiting superior design from around the world are selected as recipients of these prestigious awards, among them the Product Design Awards, Communication Design Awards, and Packaging Awards.

About Nikon India

Nikon India distributes markets and services the complete range of Nikon imaging products, the newly introduced Nikon Sport Optics & Nikon Instruments. The Nikon Imaging includes its Nikon D-SLR as well as its compact camera, the Nikon COOLPIX, the Nikon 1 camera system, a range of NIKKOR lenses & accessories. With offices in Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Delhi and Gurgaon, Nikon is strengthening its Sales & Services network all across India. The company has established total of five Nikon owned Service Centers (5 Branches), 32 ASCs (authorized service centers), 64 Nikon Collection Centers and over 3000 dealer base for complete service & support of Nikon customers. Nikon has also set up over 120 COOLPIX and D-SLR zones pan India which showcases the entire range of D-SLR cameras, COOLPIX cameras, Nikon 1, an elaborate range of NIKKOR lenses and Nikon Sport Optics.

Nikon Corporation

Founded in 1917 as Nippon Kōgaku; the company was renamed in 1988 as Nikon Corporation. Nikon has truly evolved as an institution of creativity in imaging arena, Semi-conductors, Industrial equipment and specialized in optics as well. Nikon technologies are active not only in Nikon’s core products such as cameras, microscopes and IC steppers/scanners, but they also squarely support innovation in leading-edge science, and they contribute to the development of society and industry as a whole.

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