Wednesday, 19 March 2014

Nikon D3300 and D4S DSLR cameras officially launched in India

Nikon on Wednesday announced the India launch of its new DX format

camera, the Nikon D3300. The camera, which was already available via

various channels in the country since the last week of February, is now

available at Rs. 32,450 (only body), Rs. 37,950 (body and AF-S 18-55mm

VRII kit lens) and Rs. 46,950 (body and AF-S 18-55mm VRII + AF-S

55-200mm VR Kit Lenses).

In addition Nikon also announced the

official price of its full-frame camera, the Nikon D4S, which was
launched in India on 6 March 2014.

According to Nikon, it will be available for a maximum pricing of Rs. 4,19,950.


Nikon D3300 has a 24.2-megapixel DX-format CMOS sensor without an

optical low-pass filter and the latest EXPEED 4 image processing system.

It features the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VRII lens. It is the

first such lens for Nikon SLR cameras (F mount) to offer a retractable

lens mechanism. It offers full-HD movie recording at 1080p at 60fps.

(Also see: Nikon D3300 DSLR unveiled at CES 2014, along with five new Coolpix cameras)

D3300 features 13 special effect modes, lighter body weight, and a new

optical design. It was first showcased at CES 2014.

It also has a guide mode that will help users to improve on their

photography skills. The camera will also allow users to use the WU-1a

Wireless Mobile Adapter to wirelessly control the camera’s shutter and

transfer images to smartphones and tablets based on the Android and iOS


The Nikon

D4S is a full-frame camera with a 16.2-megapixel FX-format CMOS sensor

similar to the Nikon D3S. It has the Expeed 4 image-processing engine,

with a rated ISO range of 100-25,600. The camera has single-point AF,

dynamic-area AF, 3D-tracking, auto-area AF and group-area AF. According

to Nikon, this helps ensure not just smooth and fast autofocusing, but

also allows users to shoot at 11fps with AF and AE tracking.

(Also see: Nikon D4S DSLR camera with 16.2-megapixel full-frame sensor launched in India)

Speaking about the cameras’ launch in the country,

Hiroshi Takashina, Managing Director, Nikon India said, “Today’s

announcement reiterates our commitment to offer products that exhibit

exceptional performance and image quality in challenging environments.

Our D-SLR camera business has become more successful than ever with over

20% growth over the last year. With these latest offerings in the D-SLR

range, our aim is to enliven the basic principles of trustworthiness

and creativity that Nikon as a brand stands for. Our strategy for the

Nikon D-SLR lineup is to provide a quality product, while meeting the

diversified consumer needs. We aim to achieve this through innovation

and high quality standards that our cameras, lenses and accessories

demonstrate, thereby enabling consumers to capture life’s great moments

while experiencing richer photographic capabilities.”

Nikon D3300 and D4S DSLR cameras officially launched in India

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