Announces the most awaited additions to the Nikon 1 series of Advanced Interchangeable lens cameras: Waterproof, shockproof and freeze proof Nikon 1 AW1, Stylish, compact, fastest Nikon 1 V3 and lightweight Nikon 1 J4 for excellent photographic experience
New Delhi, November 28, 2014 – Nikon India, the 100% subsidiary of Nikon Corporation Tokyo, leader in imaging technology, is pleased to announce the release of latest Nikon 1 AW1, V3 and J4 cameras in the series of Nikon 1 advanced cameras with interchangeable lenses that propose new forms of imaging expression.
“We are extremely thrilled to announce the latest additions to the highly acclaimed Nikon 1 interchangeable lens camera series. The Nikon 1 AW1, V3 and J4, flaunt a plethora of advanced features that allow users to easily capture images as intended. These cameras offer excellent image quality with superior sharpness and definition, and an immaculate operational feel delivering every bit of exceptional performance and experience that Nikon intends at extending to the consumers”, said Mr. Hiroshi Takashina, Managing Director, Nikon India Pvt. Ltd.
The Nikon 1 AW1 offers all of the unique characteristics of Nikon 1 advanced cameras with interchangeable lenses, which propose new forms of imaging expression, including high-speed performance and a compact size that makes the cameras easy to take anywhere. However, it is also the world's first*1 digital camera with interchangeable lenses to be waterproof to a depth of 15 m*2 and strong enough to withstand the shock of falls from up to 2 m*3 and freeze proof up to -10 degrees. The Nikon 1 AW1 has also been a recipient of the iF Product Design Award 2014, the globally prestigious industrial product design awards sponsored by International Forum Design GmbH.
The compact and lightweight body of the Nikon 1 V3 enables superior mobility, yet offers performance with tracking of moving subject that exceeds that of digital SLR cameras. It is a model that offers excellent image quality with superior sharpness and definition, and an operational feel similar to that of a digital SLR camera. It is also the first Nikon 1 camera to be equipped with a vari-angle LCD monitor that enables flexible shooting from any angle, new intuitive touch-screen control that is easy to use, and built-in Wi-Fi® capability for simple transfer and sharing of high-quality images. The Nikon 1 V3 is equipped with an 18.4-million pixel super high-speed AF CMOS Sensor with no low-pass filter and the new EXPEED 4A image-processing engine, the combination of which enables superior image quality.
The Nikon 1 J4 is a model with which performance with tracking of moving subjects that exceeds that of digital SLR cameras, and advanced shooting functions with excellent image quality that makes full-scale photography possible, have been incorporated in a compact and lightweight body. Equipped with 18.4-million pixels, a super high-speed AF CMOS sensor with no low-pass filter, and the latest EXPEED 4A image-processing engine, the Nikon 1 J4 offers superior image quality.
Nikon 1 J4 also features TFT LCD touch screen that enables intuitive operation, built-in Wi-Fi® for simple transfer and sharing of high-quality images, and a variety of functions for recording 1920 x 1080/60p full-HD movies, including Fast Motion, Jump Cut, and 4-second Movie. Additionally, two new dedicated Nikon 1 accessories have also been released: the WP-N3 Waterproof Case, and the full-scale Underwater SB-N10 Speedlight that allows users to fully enjoy the new values of the Nikon 1 system with underwater photography.
Along with the Nikon 1 V3 and Nikon 1 J4, Nikon is also releasing the new 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD-ZOOM, a normal zoom lens compatible with the CX format and covering the 10-30mm range of focal lengths. The 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD-ZOOM is the world's lightest*4 interchangeable lens equipped with a power-drive zoom function, and also the world's first*4 interchangeable lens equipped with power-drive zoom to utilize an electrically controlled lens cover.
*Among digital cameras with interchangeable lenses available as of April 10, 2014. Statement based on Nikon research.
The Nikon 1 cameras are available across India by end of November 2014 at an MRP of:
• Nikon 1 AW1 with 11-27.5mm F/3.5-5.6 kit (Black): INR 39,950/-
• Nikon 1 V3 with 10-30mm PD lens kit (Black): INR 43,950/-
• Nikon 1 J4 with 10-30mm PD lens kit (Black and White): INR 24,950/-
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.
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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• *1 Among digital cameras with interchangeable lenses available as of September 9, 2013. Statement based on Nikon research.
• *2 In-house tests have demonstrated JIS/IEC Class 8 (IPX8) waterproof performance, with special-purpose waterproof lens attached.
• *3 Has passed in-house tests to MIL-STD 810F Method 516.5: Shock standard, with special-purpose waterproof lens attached.
• *4 Among lenses (for digital cameras with interchangeable lenses) equipped with power-drive zoom available as of March 13, 2014. Statement based on Nikon research