Nikon receives 4 TIPA Awards 2013

DUBAI, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Recipients are the Nikon D7100 digital SLR camera, the COOLPIX S01 and P520, and the 1 NIKKOR 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6

Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce that four of its products-the Nikon D7100 digital SLR camera, the COOLPIX S01 and P520, and the 1 NIKKOR 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6 normal zoom lens for Nikon 1 cameras-are recipients of the prestigious TIPA Awards 2013 for photographic and imaging products. The 1 NIKKOR lens is the first lens compatible with the CX format used by Nikon 1 cameras to receive a TIPA award.

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  • Nikon D7100

Recipient of the Best D-SLR Advanced award.


Recipient of the Best Easy Compact Camera award.

  • COOLPIX P520

Recipient of the Best Superzoom Camera award.

  • 1 NIKKOR 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6

Recipient of the Best CSC Entry Level Lens award.

The best photographic and imaging products in a number of categories announced between April 01, 2012 and March 31, 2013 were selected for the TIPA Awards 2013 through voting by editors of member camera and imaging magazines from Europe, Australia, Canada, China, the United States of America, and South Africa.

  • Reasons for selection of the D7100 for the Best DSLR Advanced award

(TIPA comments)

The DX format Nikon D7100 has a new DX format CMOS sensor, an effective pixel count of 24.1-million pixels and 51-point AF system, including 15 cross-type sensors. The D7100 can record up to 6 frames per second at full resolution, with an additional frame in the rate (at slightly lower resolution) when using the new 1.3X crop mode.

  • Reasons for selection of the COOLPIX S01 for the Best Easy Compact Camera award

(TIPA comments)

The diminutive 10.1 MP,  S01 has a 1/2.9-inch CCD image sensor and incorporates a 3X NIKKOR zoom lens that yields a focal length equivalent of 29 to 87mm (equivalents in 35-mm [135] format). Weighing in at a mere approximately 96 g and measuring approximately 51.2mm high, 77mm wide, and 17.2mm deep, the camera delivers a shutter speed range of 1-1/2000 seconds, an ISO range of 80-1600, and can also record HD video in MOV mode (MPEG-4 and AVC/H.264).

  • Reasons for selection of the COOLPIX P520 for the Best Superzoom Camera award

(TIPA comments)

The 42X optical zoom NIKKOR lens in the COOLPIX P520 delivers up to

1000mm (equivalents in 35mm [135] format), coverage with built-in lens-shirft VR (Vibration Reduction). The backside illumination CMOS sensor with an effective pixel count of 18.1-million pixels has an ISO range of 80-3200, with "push" sensitivities available in certain modes. There are numerous scene and creative modes, plus the P520 allow the user to create movie with a host of resolution options, including Full HD.

  • Reasons for selection of the 1 NIKKOR 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6 for the Best CSC Entry Level Lens award

(TIPA comments)

Made for all Nikon 1 Compact System cameras, the equally compact 1 NIKKOR 11-27.5mm lens (equivalent to 30-74mm in 35mm [135] format) measures approximately 57.5 x 31mm (distance from camera lens mount flange when lens is retracted) and weighs approximately only 83 g. With 8 elements in 6 groups, a 7-bladed diaphragm and 1 ED and 1 aspherical element, the lens offers focusing as close as 0.3m from focal plane at all zoom positions..

SOURCE Nikon Corporation

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