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Nikon 1J5 receives the Prestigious iF Design Award 2016 recognition

The annual international industrial product design awards present the stylish Nikon 1 J5 with recognition for its design

New Delhi: 18 March, 2016 – Nikon India, the 100% subsidiary of Nikon Corporation Tokyo, leaders in imaging technology is pleased to share that the recent iF Design Award 2016 has recognised the Nikon 1 J5 for its elegant and contemporary design.

The judging criteria for this year’s awards were comprised of several disciplines including product, communication and packaging design of each entry. The awards committee had evaluated 5,295 entries from 53 countries. Various awards were presented to a total of 1,821 products, with 75 of them being awarded the iF Gold Award.

“It is a delightful moment for Nikon to be rightfully recognized for the design and build capabilities that we endow our cameras with. Our cameras are conceptualized with the most appropriate designs to facilitate user-friendliness for our loyal customers”, said Mr. Kazuo Ninomiya, Managing Director, Nikon India Pvt. Ltd at the occasion. He added, “We at Nikon, always set new benchmarks in the camera industry and winning the prestigious iF Design Award 2016 recognition for the Nikon 1J5 has reaffirmed our commitment to deliver the most revolutionary and path-breaking products in the market.” 

About the Nikon 1 J5

The Nikon 1 J5 incorporates an effective pixel count of 20.8-million pixels, backside illumination CMOS sensor, and the EXPEED 5A image-processing engine in an elegantly simple and modern design. It is a model that offers full-scale specifications and superior operation with the high-speed continuous shooting rate of approximately 20 fps with AF, support for 4K movie recording, and a tilting LCD monitor that enables capture of self-portraits.

About the iF Design Award

The iF Design Award is a globally prestigious design award sponsored by iF International Forum Design GmbH since 1953. The iF DESIGN AWARD provides participants with opportunities to achieve worldwide success with their works in the categories of Product, Packaging, Communication, Interior Architecture and Professional Concept. The disciplines of Architecture and Service Design are new additions to this list.

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 Centres (5 Branches), 32 ASCs (authorized service centres), 60 Nikon Collection Centres and over 4500 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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