Nikon’s new full-frame D-SLR D750, a 24MP falls between the D610 and D810 in their lineup. Designed for enthusiasts, the D750 offers an improved version of the 51-point AF system from the D810, a 6.5fps maximum frame-rate and a vari-angle LCD. It is Nikon’s first camera to offer built-in Wi-Fi. Its video features are quite similar to the D810, with 1080/60p recording and full manual exposure control. The Nikon D750 features a 24 MP FX-format CMOS sensor and an EXPEED 4 image processor. The ISO range extends from 100-12800, expandable from (Lo-1) 50 to (Hi-2) 51,200. Highlight Weighted Metering is available, meant for capturing events and performances. The camera also features the latest of Nikon’s Advanced Picture Control settings. The camera can capture Full HD 1920×1080 resolution videos at 60/30/24p.
Nikon also announced the launch of the AF-S NIKKOR 20mm f/1.8G ED, a compact and lightweight, 20mm ultra-wide angle lens. Bokeh pictures can be taken with this lens, and it is also possible to shoot close-up shots to a minimum focus distance of 0.20m. The lens design ensures minimal chromatic aberration. Nano Crystal Coat has also been utilized to reduce ghost and flare. The AF-S NIKKOR 20mm f/1.8G ED is compatible with a wide range of 77mm screw-on filters. It also employs a Silent Wave Motor (SWM) for quiet and smooth autofocus (AF) operation.The lens will be available by October 2014 across India for Rs.61,950.
Nikon India announced the launch of the new Speedlight SB-500. The SB-500 features a guide number of 24/78.7 (ISO 100, m/ft), based on the angle of view of a 24mm lens (FX-format). It is compact, portable and lightweight. The SB-500 is runs on AA-size batteries. It also packs a high-performance LED light to make it ideal for recording video in the dark, or to provide additional natural light for close-up still shooting. The Speedlight SB-500 weighs 273g (with batteries). The flash head tilts up to 90° and rotates horizontally 180° to the left or right. It includes an LED light with an output of approximately 100 lux, which has three output levels (Low, Mid, High). The SB-500 supports for Nikon’s Creative Lighting System, adaptable to both i-TTL flash and manual flash control, and also capable of operating as a remote flash in Advanced Wireless Lighting. When used with cameras featuring a flash commander mode, the SB-500 also acts as a master flash with the Advanced Wireless Lighting. The Nikon Speedlight SB-500 will be available by the end of September 2014 for Rs.16,950.