Nikon has announced the launch of D5200 DSLR camera for the Nigeria market. D5200 DSLR camera is a compact and lightweight entry-level model and is a successor to . It comes with DX-format CMOS sensor and has an effective pixel count of approximately 24.1-million pixels.
The D5200 features the EXPEED 3 image-processing engine, which was seen in Nikon's D4 flagship camera. Nikon D5200 DSLR comes with swing out style vari-angle LCD, which assists in clicking self-portraits. The 3-inch LCD monitor also features a wide viewing angle and opens to the left from 0-180°, and when opened, can be rotated 180° forwards and 90° backwards.
The camera comes with a new 39 point AF system and is capable of shooting 5 frames per second in continuous shooting mode, an improvement on its predecessor (4fps). Other features in the camera include Scene Recognition System, i-TTL balanced fill-flash, auto white-balance control and Special Effects mode.
Nikon's new camera also comes with D-Movie function, which supports recording of full-HD 1920×1080 50i/60i movies.
The D5200 possesses the ability to connect with smart devices through the (optional) Wireless Mobile Adapter WU-1a, or be remotely controlled via the (optional) new Wireless Remote Controller WR-R10/WR-T10. With the help of WU-1a one can connect this Nikon camera with smartphone and tablets for seamlessly transferring images or to operate the camera remotely. While connecting through WR-R10 (transceiver) and WR-T10 (transmitter) with help users to control this camera from greater distances and even through obstacles.
The camera will be available in three colour options - black, red and bronze and is priced at Rs. 46,950 including the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR kit lens. The camera is expected to be available across the country from December onwards.
Speaking on the announcement, Hiroshi Takashina, Managing Director, Nikon India said "The announcement is a testimony to Nikon's leadership in the DSLR category. We have specifically designed this new DSLR to provide users with excellent performance that can be achieved by other higher-end models. With this launch, the consumers will now be able to capture highly flexible image expression, and reliability that ensures beautiful pictures."
"The D5200 is a versatile and compact DSLR that is well suited for photo-enthusiasts looking for high-end features and full HD video with selectable frame rate of 60i-24p. This camera will definitely bring out the inner creativity of photographers during the festivities around." said Mr.Sajjan Kumar, Vice President-Imaging, Nikon India.
Nikon D5200 salient features
High-speed, multifunctional and high-performance image-processing engine "EXPEED 3", equivalent to that of the Nikon's flagship model, D4.
Wide sensitivity range of ISO 100 to 6400 (expandable to ISO 25600 equivalent) that delivers sharp images with reduced image blur even in low-lit situations or sports scenes.
High-speed continuous shooting at approx. 5 fps that surely captures decisive moments.
Stereo microphone employed [NEW], Full HD (1920 x 1080) D-Movie with selectable 60i/50i frame rate.
Easy-to-understand and easy-to-operate, new GUI that effectively utilizes graphic processing. [NEW]
Large, easy-to-view, approx. 921k-dot, wide viewing angle (170°), 7.5-cm (3-in.) horizontal-opening vari-angle LCD monitor.
Energy-saving design that achieves approx. 500 shots* per charge (with EN-EL14, in single-frame mode). *?Based on CIPA Standards.
Compatible with the WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter (optional) that enables transmission of images to smartphone or tablet PC wirelessly.
Compatible with the WR-R10/WR-T10 Wireless Remote Controllers (optional). Remote control is ensured even if there are obstacles in the way. [NEW]
16 options of Scene Modes that enable selection of the most appropriate mode according to the shooting scene or subject.
Variety of image-editing functions that allow you to retouch images easily after shooting, such as NEF (RAW) processing, Trim and Fisheye.
Special Effects that enable you to enjoy various creative expressions in still images and movies by setting prior to shoot.
Nikon D5200 specifications