Nikon announce new DSLR and two new Nikkor lenses

With CES 2014 currently happening in Las Vegas, we have a slew of new announcements from the big camera retailers. Here’s what Nikon have just released, along with the D4S development announcement.


The Nikon D3300 entry-level DSLR:

The new D3300 is a DX-format DSLR featuring advanced technology that enables the capture of high-quality images easily. Full (1080/60p) HD video recording and a built-in Guide Mode, it’s ideal for getting started with a DSLR. Featuring

the latest EXPEED 4, Nikon’s fastest image processor ever, a large 24.2 Megapixel image sensor and an ISO sensitivity range of 100–12,800 (extendable 25,600), the D3300 has the power to shoot at faster shutter speeds, capture action with less blur and faithfully reproduce every detail. Even when lighting is poor, your shots and Full HD movies will look amazing.

Perfect for the first time DSLR user, Guide Mode lets you take pictures and movies simply by following the guides displayed in the monitor. It can automatically analyse the scene and show you how to select the settings that will give you the results you want, so over time your D3300 can teach you to take better photos with confidence.


Key features of the Nikon D3300:

  • 24.2 Megapixel
  • DX-format CMOS sensor with the optical low-pass filter removed
  • EXPEED 4 image processing system
  • Instructive guide-mode for beginner shooters
  • 5 fps high-speed continuous shooting
  • Full HD movie recording with 1080/60p support
  • Compatible with the WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter for Instant Photo Sharing via a smart device
  • Announced today in conjunction with the new AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II kit lens

Availability: 6th February 2014
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Here’s a product tour of the D3300.


Nikon have also announced two new NIKKOR lenses.


AFS DX 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 VRII

AFS DX 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 VRII

Enjoy the freedom and flexibility to shoot whatever catches your eye.
Compact, lightweight, and versatile, the NIKKOR AFS DX 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 VRII is the perfect all-round lens for beginner DSLR photographers.

Availability: 20th February 2014
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AF-S FX 35mm f/1.8 G

AF-S FX 35mm f/1.8 G

AF-S FX 35mm f/1.8 G

With a fast f/1.8 aperture, the NIKKOR AFS FX 35mm f/1.8 G offers exceptional control over depth of field for distinctive subject/background separation. Fast, versatile, and remarkably portable, the superior optical design and lightweight build of the NIKKOR AFS FX 35mm f/1.8 G makes it ideal for street photography, architecture, portraits and landscapes. This medium wide-angle FX-format lens allows a timeless approach to framing subjects and can capture background context without sacrificing subject intimacy.

Availability: 20th February 2014
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Nikon's new D4S.

Nikon’s new D4S.

press release
Nikon is excited to introduce the Nikon D4S, a new flagship DSLR coming soon to the Nikon Professional range.
As Nikon’s new flagship model, the D4S will offer advancements to the existing Nikon D4 digital SLR, including enhanced image quality, a new image-processing engine and increased autofocusing performance.

The D4S represents a concentration of Nikon’s advanced camera development technologies and long experience. It is a model that offers a higher level of completion as a next-generation flagship camera, and expands the possibilities for professional photographers who require the best possible performance in adverse conditions, particularly those in the fields of sports, press, and nature photography, as well as advanced amateur photographers.

Stay tuned for more information to come on the new Nikon D4S.

*Details including release date and suggested retail price for this product have no yet been determined.

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