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.
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