Nikon wins four TIPA Awards 2017: Nikon D5600, COOLPIX W100, PC NIKKOR 19mm f/4E ED and KeyMission 360

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 28th April 2017: Nikon is pleased to announce that four of its products are recipients of the prestigious TIPA Awards 2017, sponsored by the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA), a global authority in the photography and imaging industry. The Nikon D5600 won ‘Best DSLR Entry Level’, the COOLPIX W100 won ‘Best Rugged Camera’, the PC NIKKOR 19mm f/4E ED was voted ‘Best Professional Lens’ and KeyMission 360 was awarded ‘Best 360° Camera’.

The awards cover photographic and imaging products released between April 1, 2016 and March 31, 2017 across a number of categories, and are voted for by editors of prestigious camera and imaging magazines from around the world.

TIPA comments for Nikon D5600 – winner of ‘Best DSLR Entry Level’ award

The 24.2 MP Nikon DX format D5600 features Nikon’s SnapBridge, which can be used for remote shooting and to automatically transfer images from the camera to a compatible smartphone or tablet using Bluetooth. Video can also be transferred via the camera’s built-in Wi-Fi connectivity. The camera offers a 5 fps continuous mode and a 39-point AF system, as well as an ISO range of 100-25,600. A Vari-angle 8.1 cm / 3.2-inch 1037k-dot LCD touchscreen allows for point-of-view creativity while using the camera’s numerous special effects modes, as well as standard exposure modes and patterns.

The camera also offers Full HD video at 60p as well as Nikon’s NEF (RAW) format for still image capture.

TIPA comments for Nikon COOLPIX W100 – winner of ‘Best Rugged Camera’ award

Waterproof to 10 metres, shockproof to 1.8 metres, freeze proof to -10°C and dustproof, the affordable W100 contains a 13.2-MP CMOS sensor that can deliver stills at approximately 4.7 fps and Full HD video at 30p. The 3x optical zoom NIKKOR lens delivers a (35 mm format equivalent) 30-90 mm focal length range with Electronic VR. A 2.7 inch 230k-dot TFT LCD monitor is enhanced via a 5-level brightness adjustment control. There are numerous creative Scene modes, as well as +/-2 EV exposure compensation. Dedicated one-touch button controls make shooting easy in both challenging weather and underwater environments, and Nikon’s SnapBridge allows for easy sharing and storage with smartphone devices.

TIPA comments for PC NIKKOR 19mm f/4E ED – winner of ‘Best Professional Lens’ award

Pros shooting architecture and tight indoor spaces will appreciate the quality and features of this tilt-shift, full-frame perspective control lens. It incorporates 3 ED elements and two aspheric elements and has Nano Crystal and Super Integrated coatings. It tilts +/- 7.5 degrees and shifts +/- 12 mm with rotation up to 90 degrees. The lens offers maximum perspective control: tilt and shift movements can be set independently and without locking, while tilt can be applied parallel or perpendicular to the shift. The lens has a water-, dust-, dirt- and grease-repellent fluorine coating on the front and rear elements, an electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism and a minimum aperture of f/32.

TIPA comments for KeyMission 360 – winner of ‘Best 360° Camera’ award

The KeyMission 360 allows users to capture and share fully immersive 360-degree videos and photos and offers waterproof, shockproof and freeze proof operation with no additional housing required. The unit can record 4K HD videos, 23.9MP photos, time-lapse sequences, and features Nikon SnapBridge integration for real-time wireless sharing. Close focusing distance is approximately 30 cm with an angle of view of 8.2 mm (35 mm equivalent). Compact (61.1 x 65.7 x 60.1mm) and lightweight (198 g), user flexibility for making images in a wide range of situations is enhanced by the availability of dedicated mounting accessories.