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January 8, 2013

Nikon unveils new gear at CES

CES-2013_Logo_V2.jpgNikon is showcasing its full line of imaging solutions including new products at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas starting today (Jan 8th).
Highlights at the Nikon Booth (#8643) in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center include the new Nikon D5200 D-SLR, and new Nikon 1 duo of cameras, the Nikon 1 J3 and Nikon 1 S1.

NIKON-LOGO_125.jpgThe Nikon booth will also feature dedicated sections to demonstrate the shooting, connectivity and sharing capabilities of Nikon’s HD-SLR cameras, the Nikon 1 System, NIKKOR lenses and COOLPIX cameras.

Interactive displays will be available, as well as opportunities for the connected user to experience the sharing capabilities of Nikon’s latest products.

Highlights from Nikon's CES Press Release:

The New Nikon D5200 Inspires Users to Capture Creatively
D5200_BK_LCD_6_300.jpgThe 24.1-megapixel Nikon D5200 features a user-friendly interface, in-camera Special Effects and creative shooting modes to inspire innovative photography, making it effortless to create amazing images and HD video.

The D5200 also allows users to share photos with friends and family in an instant when attached to the optional WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter1. Users can also apply creative filters and effects to HD video for truly unique memories.

Additionally, the D5200 features a vari-angle LCD that lets users swivel the screen for above-the-head photos, or down low for creative self-portraits. The Nikon D5200 with the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR lens will be available in late January 2013 for a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) of $899.95 USD.

New Nikon 1 Cameras and Lenses Provide New Ways to be Creative, Expressive, and Connected
J3_10_30_WH_S_300.jpgNikon has expanded the Nikon 1 system with the new Nikon 1 J3 and Nikon 1 S1 cameras, offering superfast speed and performance, high image quality and easy-to-use creative shooting modes.

S1_10_30_RD_SL_300.jpgThe new Nikon 1 cameras are intended for users looking for a camera that offers the compact size and portability of point-and-shoot cameras along with advanced controls and features found in more advanced digital cameras.

The new J3 and S1 feature unique shooting modes like Auto Mode, Creative Mode, Advanced Movie, Motion Snapshot and Best Moment Capture, and are compatible with the optional WU-1b Wireless Mobile Adapter2 so that users can share and transfer images and HD videos to smart devices.

The Nikon 1 J3 with the 10-30mm lens will be available in February 2013 for a SRP of $599.95 in White, Black, Silver Burgundy and Beige. The Nikon 1 S1 with the 11-27mm lens will be available for an MSRP of $499.95 USD in White, Black, Red, Pink and Khaki.

Two new lenses for the 1 NIKKOR lens lineup
The VR 6.7-13mm f/3.5-5.6 is an ultra-wide-angle zoom lens featuring Vibration Reduction (VR) and a wide 100-degree angle of view that makes it perfect for capturing photos and HD video of landscapes, cityscapes, interiors and architecture. It will be available in February with an MSRP of $499.95 USD.

The VR 10-100mm f/4-5.6, a compact and lightweight telephoto zoom lens, is convenient enough to take everywhere and provides a long focal range ideal for various types of photography including group shots and action sports. It will be available in February with an MSRP of $549.95 USD.

Underwater Photography
WP_N2_300.jpgNikon has also introduced the WP-N2 underwater case, which can house the new Nikon 1 cameras with the 1 NIKKOR 10-30mm lens.

Fully submersible to a depth of 130 feet deep (40 meters), the WP-N2 waterproof housing transforms your Nikon 1 J3 or Nikon 1 S1 into a powerful waterproof, underwater camera that's perfect for diving, snorkeling, boating, kayaking, swimming, fishing, surfing or just having fun at the pool.

It will be available in February with an MSRP of $749.95 USD.

Posted by flashdeadline at January 8, 2013 5:47 PM