Nikon India launches powerful DX format D3200 for capturing beautiful moments with astonishing image quality.
An easy-to-use, D-SLR that offers High Image & Video Quality, Easy User Interface and Wireless Connectivity to Mobile Devices
Kolkata, June 06, 2012: Nikon India, the 100% subsidiary of Nikon Corporation, today announced the launch of its most powerful popular segment DX-format digital SLR camera-Nikon D3200. The model combines the best of Nikon’s digital imaging technology with unprecedented ease of use. The camera features an all-new 24.2-megapixel CMOS sensor and EXPEED 3 image-processing engine that delivers high image quality accompanied by Full HD video capabilities.
The D3200 has an extremely portable, compact and lightweight body and is loaded with the enhanced Guide mode feature that provides step-by-step assistance to the user while taking pictures. The D3200 also supports collaboration with Android1 based devices, with use of Wireless Mobile Adapter WU-1a, thus increasing user convenience by providing transfer of images and the ability to remotely control shooting via wireless connection. Using the Wireless Mobile Adapter WU-1a, images can be transferred to smartphones2 (Android 2.3 series), tablets2 (Android 3.x series) and other smart devices via a wireless connection.
“As the Indian photography market matures, we are witnessing strong growth for the D-SLR category. The launch of D3200 is aimed at giving consumers more choice, thereby helping further develop the photography culture. We believe that the model will strongly appeal to youngsters and amateurs who are looking to shoot high-quality images at high sensitivities.” said Mr. Hiroshi Takashina, Managing Director, Nikon India.
He added “The D3200 would help strengthen our position as the market leader in the DSLR segment with over 55% market share. We believe that the eastern market would be a key contributor to our national growth.”
Also present at the launch, was Nikon’s chief mentor for DSLR category and photography veteran,Mr.Raghu Rai said, “The Nikon D3200 is a great popular segment D-SLR offering high pixel count, file size is as good as any other high-end models and an easy-to-use interface to get stunning picture quality. It has option of wireless connectivity to mobile devices thus transforming the way you share images with your friends and family. It is power packed with high-end technology at a very competitive price.”
The D3200 offers an improved Guide mode for even simpler operation, with a number of new and improved functions. In addition, the new DX-format CMOS image sensor, developed by Nikon with an effective pixel count of 24.2-million pixels, and the same EXPEED 3 image-processing engine built into Nikon’s high-end D4 and D800/D800E cameras enable capture of images & Full HD videos with quality and definition at the top of its class. A host of advanced features, including Full HD (1080p) video recording with full time autofocus (AF), 4 frames-per-second (fps) high-speed continuous shooting mode, ISO range from 100 to 6400 prepare the D3200 for challenging lighting conditions and fast paced action.
With even more assist images now built into the D3200 and text explanations of scene details and how to adjust camera settings, users can preview picture-perfect results even before pressing the shutter release button.
Guide mode makes it easy for users to capture beautiful images based on a variety of specific situations, such as Night portrait or Close-ups, or a technique they would like to apply, such as Soften backgrounds or Show water flowing.
The Nikon D3200 offers the Full HD experience of high quality 1080p video. Users can create memorable, cinematic quality videos at 24 or 30 fps and easily share HD content with friends and family on their own HDTV via HDMI output. the D3200 implements full-time AF during video recording to help capture crisp video even during the most action-packed situations.
To boost the production value of any home video, the camera offers manual or automatic exposure control, and a stereo microphone input to attach an optional external microphone such as the compact ME-1 Stereo Microphone. Furthermore, the D3200 offers other HD-SLR advantages including the ability to create a shallow depth of field, amazing low-light video performance and NIKKOR lens versatility.
The D3200's advanced 11-point AF system allows the user to find and keep focus while maintaining a clear view of that subject. It also offers Full-time-servo AF (AF-F), a focus mode in which the camera focuses continuously to keep moving subjects clear and sharp while shooting movies.
Price and Availability
The Nikon D3200 is available in two kits which are AF-S 18-105mm VR Kit Lens at the MRP of INR 48,950 & AF-S 18-55mm VR Kit Lens at MRP of INR 37,950. The D3200 Body is priced at INR 32,250. Both the Kits & Body can be chosen from either Black or Red body.
About Nikon India
Nikon India distributes markets and services the complete range of Nikon imaging products, including its Nikon D-SLR as well as its compact camera, the Nikon COOLPIX and a range of NIKKOR lenses and service and repair of industrial products. These include microscopes and technical measuring instruments. The digital SLR range comprises of 10 models ranging from 32,950 to 524,950 while the COOLPIX range will be having 19 models ranging from 4,990 to 23,950 and 79 bright and energetic colors to suit the color preferences of Nikon customers.
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 18 ASCs (authorized service centers), 5 Nikon owned Service Centers (5 Branches) and 51 Nikon Collection Centres for complete service support of Nikon customers. Nikon has also set up 92 COOLPIX and D-SLR zones pan India which showcase the entire range of D-SLR cameras, COOLPIX cameras and an elaborate range of NIKKOR lenses.
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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2 The Wireless Mobile Adapter Utility Application must be installed on the smart device before it can be used with the WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter connected to the Nikon D3200.