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Nikon Honored with Prestigious TIPA Awards in Four Categories

New Delhi, 3rd May, 2017 – Nikon India, 100% subsidiary of Nikon Corporation, leaders in imaging technology, which recently completed a milestone of 10 years’ presence in India, is pleased to announce that four of its products are proud recipients of the prestigious TIPA Awards 2016. The Nikon D5600 was selected for the Best D-SLR Entry Level award, the COOLPIX W100 for the Best Rugged Camera award, the PC NIKKOR 19mm f/4E ED for the Best Professional Lens award and the KeyMission 360 for the Best 360° Camera award.

The TIPA Awards 2017, sponsored by Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) covers photographic and imaging products released between April 1, 2016 and March 31, 2017 across several categories, and are voted for by editors of prestigious camera and imaging magazines from around the world.

“This is the fourth consecutive year where Nikon has been recognised by TIPA. We at Nikon, as the leaders have always strived to bring innovation in the camera industry. Winning these awards echoes our efforts and commitment towards reinventing our offerings and making it more relevant for the evolving photographers.” said Kazuo Ninomiya, Managing Director, Nikon India Pvt. Ltd. at the occasion.

“At Nikon, we always aim to set new benchmarks in the world of photography and the felicitation of our products testifies that Nikon cameras are the best in each category. This also reaffirms our commitment to deliver the most revolutionary and path-breaking products in the market " said Sajjan Kumar, Senior Vice President, Corporate Sales Strategy, Nikon India Pvt. Ltd.”

Summary of TIPA comments on the Nikon D5600 for the Best D-SLR Entry Level award:

The 24.2-effective-MP Nikon DX-format D5600 features Nikon’s SnapBridge, which can be used for remote shooting and to automatically transfer images from the camera to a compatible smart device using Bluetooth® low energy (BLE) technology. Video can also be transferred via the camera’s built-in Wi-Fi connectivity. The camera offers a 5-fps continuous mode and a 39-point AF system, as well as an ISO range of 100-25600. A vari-angle 8.12cm/(3.2") 1037-K dot touch-screen LCD allows for point-of-view creativity while using the camera’s numerous special effects modes, as well as standard exposure modes and patterns. The camera also offers Full HD video at 60p as well as Nikon’s NEF (RAW) format for still image capture.

Summary of TIPA comments on the Nikon COOLPIX W100 for the Best Rugged Camera award:

Waterproof to 10 meters, shockproof to a drop of 1.8 meters, freeze-proof to -10°C and dustproof, the affordable W100 contains a 13.2-effective-MP CMOS sensor that can deliver stills at 11 fps and Full HD video at 30p. The 3x optical zoom NIKKOR lens delivers a (35mm [135] format equivalent) 30-90 mm focal length range with Electronic VR. A 6.86cm (2.7") 230k-dot TFT LCD monitor is enhanced via a 5-level brightness adjustment control. There are numerous creative Scene modes, as well as +/-2EV exposure compensation. Dedicated one-touch button controls make shooting easy in both challenging weather and underwater environments, and Nikon’s SnapBridge allows for easy sharing and storage with smart devices.

Summary of TIPA comments on the PC NIKKOR 19mm f/4E ED for the Best Professional Lens award:

Pros shooting architecture and in tight indoor spaces will appreciate the quality and features of this tilt-shift, full-frame perspective control lens. It incorporates three ED glass, and two aspherical lens elements and has Nano Crystal and Super Integrated coatings. It tilts +/-7.5 degrees and shifts +/-12 mm with rotation up to 90 degrees. The lens offers maximum perspective control: tilt and shift movements can be set independently and without locking, while tilt can be applied parallel or perpendicular to the shift. The lens has a water-, dust-, dirt- and grease-repellent fluorine coating on the front and rear elements, an electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism and a minimum aperture of f/32.

Summary of TIPA comments on the KeyMission 360 for the Best 360° Camera award:

The KeyMission 360 allows users to capture and share fully immersive 360-degree videos and photos and offers waterproof, shockproof and freeze-proof operation with no additional housing required. The unit can record 4K UHD videos, 23.9-effective-MP photos, time-lapse sequences, and features Nikon SnapBridge integration for real-time wireless sharing. Close focusing distance is approximately 30 cm with an angle of view of 8.2 mm (35mm [135] format equivalent). Compact (approx. 65.7 x 60.6 x 61.1 mm) and lightweight (198 g), user flexibility for making images in a wide range of situations is enhanced by the availability of dedicated mounting accessories.

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Nikon 100 Year Anniversary

Since the company was established in 1917, Nikon has cultivated its status as a pioneer of optical technologies in Japan and overseas. Guided by our corporate philosophy of “Trustworthiness and Creativity,” we provide a wide range of technologies, products and services globally by harnessing our advanced technologies, the core of which encompasses opto-electronics and precision technologies. We are proud to celebrate our 100th anniversary in 2017.

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), 57 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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