Mississauga, ON, November 8, 2012 – This holiday season, Nikon Canada offers a range of digital cameras to fit everyone’s lifestyles and creative skills. From a performance-class digital, ultra-mini, and Android™-powered and Wi-Fi-enabled camera to a compact stylish camera system with interchangeable lenses and a powerful HD-SLR, Nikon Canada’s lineup brings family and friends together to capture and share timeless holiday memories.
“This year’s lineup focuses on the themes of creativity, shareability and style,” said Gregory Flasch, National Advertising and Communications Manager, Nikon Canada. “It features cameras that offer extreme creative control, Wi-Fi capability for entertainment and file sharing, ultra-mini camera bodies for easy everyday travel companionship, and even an HD-SLR with an in-camera Guide Mode to teach users how to get the most from their camera. This holiday lineup provides suggestions for everyone on your shopping list, from the entertainer and social user to the family memory-keeper and photography enthusiast.”
Nikon COOLPIX Cameras
COOLPIX S800c: For the Always-Connected Social User The COOLPIX S800c is Nikon’s first Wi-Fi-enabled compact digital camera, built to integrate the company’s powerful imaging technologies with the capabilities of an Android™ operating system. It is designed for always-connected users and allows them to send and publish files quickly and easily any time from virtually anywhere1. Uploading photos of unwrapped Christmas presents doesn’t get easier than this!
The S800c is powered by Android technology with the ability to connect to Wi-Fi, surf online and upload content to Google+™, Facebook and Twitter. Users can download applications and games via instant access2 to the Google Play™ store right on their camera.
With features such as the 10x-Zoom NIKKOR lens which covers a 25-250mm range, and the 16-megapixel CMOS sensor, the S800c helps users create photos and Full HD (1080p) videos with stunning sharpness and clarity, whether up-close or at a distance, even in challenging lighting conditions. Additionally, the S800c boasts a built-in GPS, allowing users to record location information onto stills and movies, track a weekend excursion or geo-tag a hard-to-find shooting spot. The social media lover on any holiday shopping list would be impressed with the S800c’s imaging quality and ability to seamlessly share content online.
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As an ideal everyday travel companion, the S01 is a stylish and elegant camera that’s perfect for capturing fun and spontaneous moments at holiday parties. Its simple and easy-to-use touchscreen features shortcut menus that enable users to access all camera functions. Its 3x wide-angle zoom NIKKOR lens and accurate EXPEED C2 image-processing engine work together to yield vibrant colours and even skin tones in images. Built-in scene modes assist users in capturing beautiful pictures by automatically selecting the optimal mode and exposure, and simple in-camera retouching of photos can help users get creative with a variety of options.
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For the artists in your family, the P7700 provides complete creative control by offering excellent tonal range and vivid colour reproduction. With fast continuous shooting at approximately eight frames per second (fps) for up to six continuous shots, the P7700 delivers rapid performance to ensure that every moment is captured, whether users are outside playing winter sports or spending time with the family around the Christmas tree.
A high-performance lens is paramount to ensuring the best clarity and sharpness, and the COOLPIX P7700 doesn’t disappoint. Its 7.1x zoom f/2 NIKKOR glass lens covers a 28 to 200mm equivalent zoom range and is built with Lens-Shift Vibration Reduction (VR) function to minimize camera shake for shooting blur-free photos while handheld or in challenging light. Furthermore, users can shoot stunning Full HD (1080p) videos using a variety of manual controls, movie-customization options and a dash of creativity. The P7700 is the perfect camera for capturing memorable holiday activities.
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The D3200 features a high-resolution 24.2-megapixel DX-format CMOS sensor that allows for sharp images with superb detail and minimal noise. The camera’s Guide Mode provides step-by-step photo instructions for capturing the best possible images of rich and vibrant holiday lights and other festive scenes. With its ability to engage users to find out what kind of creative photo technique they would like to learn, Guide Mode helps to build confidence and provides users with the tools they need to create amazing images and videos. With special modes for capturing everything including moving subjects in the snow, portraits of family gatherings and Christmas Day excitement, the D3200 is perfect for preserving the traditions, love and excitement that keeps us connected with our loved ones. The optional WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter for the D3200 allows the connected user to easily share photos taken with the camera to an Android™ or iOS platform-based smartphone or tablet3, so friends and family can enjoy the moment almost as quickly as it happens. Android platform users are able to wirelessly transfer images from the camera to a mobile device, preview the image before shooting photos, and even remotely control the camera from up to 14.9 metres4.
MSRP for D3200 with AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR lens: $649.95.
Available in black and red.
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The J2 includes a new Creative Mode that provides a variety of photo effects. Users can take advantage of several shooting modes including Panorama, Selective Colour, Miniature, Soft, Night Landscape, Backlighting and Night Portraits. Motion Snapshot (http://en.nikon.ca/Nikon-Products/Product/Nikon1/V27573.34224/Nikon-1-J2.html#lightbox/media=/Video/J2_motion_snap_01.flv) is a feature that unites a still image with a slow-motion video clip set to a built-in audio soundtrack. When played back, the Motion Snapshot comes to life and users can re-live memories with real movement and depth included in the image. This is perfect for capturing those special moments such as the joyous look on children’s faces when they rip open their gifts. Users can also take advantage of the HD (1080p) video capability to record carolers singing to happy passersby, and family members enjoying a delicious holiday dinner. Everywhere we look, there are incredible moments, and the J2 is just the camera to help narrate the story of our lives.
The camera sports a metallic body with an easy access Mode Dial, giving it a sharp look and a comfortable feel in hand. It comes in a wide variety of colours – white, black, silver, pink, red and orange – to suit an array of personalities and preferences. For the person in your life who enjoys making and capturing memories, the J2 makes a great gift.
Additionally, Nikon offers the new WP-N1, an underwater case that can house either the Nikon 1 J1 or J2 in addition to the versatile 1 NIKKOR 10-30mm lens. Waterproof up to 40 metres, it allows users to bring along their Nikon 1 cameras on holiday beach vacations and water sport adventures such as kayaking, snorkeling, scuba diving and surfing.
MSRP for the Nikon 1 J2 with 1 NIKKOR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 VR lens: $569.95. Available in white, black, silver, pink, red and orange.
1 Once the COOLPIX S800c is connected to Wi-Fi for Internet access, users can instantly share photos and videos right from the camera by emailing to friends, posting on social networks, or wirelessly transferring them to their laptops, smartphones or tablets.
2 Once the COOLPIX S800c is connected to Wi-Fi for Internet access, users can download and install applications and games directly from Google Play.
3 The Wireless Mobile Adapter Utility Application is compatible with devices powered by an Android platform 3.0 or later, or iPhone® and iPad® iOS versions 5.1 or 5.1.1. The application must be installed on the smart device before it can be used with the WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter connected to the Nikon D3200. The application can be downloaded free of charge from Google Play™ for use with an Android platform smartphone (2.3 series or later) and tablet (3.0 series or later). For the iOS mobile platform, the application can be downloaded free of charge from the iTunes® online store for use with iOS versions 5.1 or 5.1.1.
4 The dedicated Wireless Mobile Adapter application must be downloaded and installed onto the smart device in order to receive images.
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Exclusive Canadian Warranty
Nikon Canada offers an exclusive two-year warranty for all COOLPIX digital cameras and Nikon 1 CX-format cameras purchased from an Authorized Nikon Canada Dealer. Nikon Canada also offers a two-year warranty for the D3200 purchased from an Authorized Nikon Canada Dealer. Additionally, all NIKKOR and 1 NIKKOR interchangeable lenses are backed by a five-year warranty when purchased form an Authorized Nikon Canada Dealer.
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