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Nikon announces D5200 DSLR for Rs. 46,950; ships this December

 

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Nikon has announced the launch of D5200 DSLR camera for the Indian market. D5200 DSLR camera is a compact and lightweight entry-level model and is a successor to Nikon's D5100 camera. It comes with DX-format CMOS sensor and has an effective pixel count of approximately 24.1-million pixels.
 
The D5200 features the EXPEED 3 image-processing engine, which was seen in Nikon's D4 flagship camera. Nikon D5200 DSLR comes with swing out style vari-angle LCD, which assists in clicking self-portraits. The 3-inch LCD monitor also features a wide viewing angle and opens to the left from 0-180°, and when opened, can be rotated 180° forwards and 90° backwards.
 
The camera comes with a new 39 point AF system and is capable of shooting 5 frames per second in continuous shooting mode, an improvement on its predecessor (4fps). Other features in the camera include Scene Recognition System, i-TTL balanced fill-flash, auto white-balance control and Special Effects mode.
 
Nikon's new camera also comes with D-Movie function, which supports recording of full-HD 1920×1080 50i/60i movies.
 
The D5200 possesses the ability to connect with smart devices through the (optional) Wireless Mobile Adapter WU-1a, or be remotely controlled via the (optional) new Wireless Remote Controller WR-R10/WR-T10. With the help of WU-1a one can connect this Nikon camera with smartphone and tablets for seamlessly transferring images or to operate the camera remotely.  While connecting through WR-R10 (transceiver) and WR-T10 (transmitter) with help users to control this camera from greater distances and even through obstacles.

The camera will be available in three colour options - black, red and bronze and is priced at Rs. 46,950 including the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR kit lens. The camera is expected to be available across the country from December onwards.
 
Speaking on the announcement, Hiroshi Takashina, Managing Director, Nikon India said "The announcement is a testimony to Nikon's leadership in the DSLR category. We have specifically designed this new DSLR to provide users with excellent performance that can be achieved by other higher-end models. With this launch, the consumers will now be able to capture highly flexible image expression, and reliability that ensures beautiful pictures."
 
"The D5200 is a versatile and compact DSLR that is well suited for photo-enthusiasts looking for high-end features and full HD video with selectable frame rate of 60i-24p. This camera will definitely bring out the inner creativity of photographers during the festivities around." said Mr.Sajjan Kumar, Vice President-Imaging, Nikon India.

Nikon D5200 salient features
  • High-speed, multifunctional and high-performance image-processing engine "EXPEED 3", equivalent to that of the Nikon's flagship model, D4.
  • Wide sensitivity range of ISO 100 to 6400 (expandable to ISO 25600 equivalent) that delivers sharp images with reduced image blur even in low-lit situations or sports scenes.
  • High-speed continuous shooting at approx. 5 fps that surely captures decisive moments.
  • Stereo microphone employed [NEW], Full HD (1920 x 1080) D-Movie with selectable 60i/50i frame rate.
  • Easy-to-understand and easy-to-operate, new GUI that effectively utilizes graphic processing. [NEW]
  • Large, easy-to-view, approx. 921k-dot, wide viewing angle (170°), 7.5-cm (3-in.) horizontal-opening vari-angle LCD monitor.
  • Energy-saving design that achieves approx. 500 shots* per charge (with EN-EL14, in single-frame mode). * Based on CIPA Standards.
  • Compatible with the WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter (optional) that enables transmission of images to smartphone or tablet PC wirelessly.
  • Compatible with the WR-R10/WR-T10 Wireless Remote Controllers (optional). Remote control is ensured even if there are obstacles in the way. [NEW]
  • 16 options of Scene Modes that enable selection of the most appropriate mode according to the shooting scene or subject.
  • Variety of image-editing functions that allow you to retouch images easily after shooting, such as NEF (RAW) processing, Trim and Fisheye.
  • Special Effects that enable you to enjoy various creative expressions in still images and movies by setting prior to shoot.
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Nikon D5200 specifications

Type
Type
Single-lens reflex digital camera
Lens mount
Nikon F mount (with AF contacts)
Effective angle of view
Nikon DX format; focal length equivalent to approx. 1.5x that of lenses with FX format angle of view
Effective pixels
Effective pixels
24.1 million
Image sensor
Image sensor
23.5 x 15.6 mm CMOS sensor
Total pixels
24.71 million
Dust-reduction System
Image sensor cleaning, Image Dust Off reference data (optional Capture NX 2 software required)
Storage
Image size (pixels)
6000 x 4000 (Large)4496 x 3000 (Medium)2992 x 2000 (Small)
File format
NEF (RAW): 14 bit, compressedJPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (approx. 1 : 4), normal (approx. 1 : 8), or basic (approx. 1 : 16) compressionNEF (RAW)+JPEG: Single photograph recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG formats
Picture Control System
Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape; selected Picture Control can be modified; storage for custom Picture Controls
Media
SD (Secure Digital) and UHS-I compliant SDHC and SDXC memory cards
File system
DCF (Design Rule for Camera File System) 2.0, DPOF (Digital Print Order Format), Exif (Exchangeable Image File Format for Digital Still Cameras) 2.3, PictBridge
Viewfinder
Viewfinder
Eye-level pentamirror single-lens reflex viewfinder
Frame coverage
Approx. 95% horizontal and 95% vertical
Magnification
Approx. 0.78 x (50 mm f/1.4 lens at infinity, -1.0 m-1)
Eyepoint
17.9 mm (-1.0 m-1; from center surface of viewfinder eyepiece lens)
Diopter adjustment
-1.7 - +0.7 m-1
Focusing screen
Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VII screen
Reflex mirror
Quick return
Lens aperture
Instant return, electronically controlled
Lens
Compatible lenses
Autofocus is available with AF-S and AF-I lenses. Autofocus is not available with other type G and D lenses, AF lenses (IX NIKKOR and lenses for the F3AF are not supported), and AI-P lenses. Non-CPU lenses can be used in mode M, but the camera exposure meter will not function.The electronic rangefinder can be used with lenses that have a maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster.
Shutter
Type
Electronically-controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter
Speed
1/4000 - 30 s in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV; Bulb; Time (requires optional ML-L3 remote control)
Flash sync speed
X=1/200 s; synchronizes with shutter at 1/200 s or slower
Release
Release mode
Single frame, continuous L, continuous H, self-timer, delayed remote; ML-L3, quick-response remote; ML-L3, quiet shutter release; interval timer photography supported
Frame advance rate
Up to 3 fps (L) or 5 fps (H) (manual focus, mode M or S, shutter speed 1/250 s or faster, and other settings at default values)
Self-timer
2 s, 5 s, 10 s, 20 s; 1-9 exposures
Exposure
Metering mode
TTL exposure metering using 2016-pixel RGB sensor
Metering method
Matrix metering: 3D color matrix metering II (type G and D lenses); color matrix metering II (other CPU lenses)Center-weighted metering: Weight of 75% given to 8-mm circle in center of frameSpot metering: Meters 3.5-mm circle (about 2.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point
Range (ISO 100, f/1.4 lens, 20 °C/68 °F)
Matrix or center-weighted metering: 0-20 EVSpot metering: 2-20 EV
Exposure meter coupling
CPU
Mode
Auto modes (auto; auto (flash off)); programmed auto with flexible program (P); shutter-priority auto (S); aperture-priority auto (A); manual (M); scene modes (portrait; landscape; child; sports; close up; night portrait; night landscape; party/indoor; beach/snow; sunset; dusk/dawn; pet portrait; candlelight; blossom; autumn colors; food); special effects modes (night vision; color sketch; miniature effect; selective color; silhouette; high key; low key)
Exposure compensation
Can be adjusted by -5 - +5 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV in P, S, A, and M modes
Bracketing
Exposure bracketing: 3 shots in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EVWhite balance bracketing: 3 shots in steps of 1Active D-Lighting bracketing: 2 shots
Exposure lock
Luminosity locked at detected value with AE-L/AF-L button
ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index)
ISO 100 - 6400 in steps of 1/3 EV. Can also be set to approx. 0.3, 0.7, 1, or 2 EV (ISO 25600 equivalent) above ISO 6400; auto ISO sensitivity control available
Active D-Lighting
Auto, extra high, high, normal, low, off
Focus
Autofocus
Nikon Multi-CAM 4800DX autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection, 39 focus points (including 9 cross-type sensor), and AF-assist illuminator (range approx. 0.5-3 m/1 ft 8 in.-9 ft 10 in.)
Detection range
-1 - +19 EV (ISO 100, 20 °C/68 °F)
Lens servo
Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); continuous-servo AF (AF-C); auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A); predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject statusManual focus (MF): Electronic rangefinder can be used
Focus point
Can be selected from 39 or 11 focus points
AF-area mode
Single-point AF, 9-, 21-, or 39- point dynamic-area AF, 3D-tracking, auto-area AF
Focus lock
Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF) or by pressing AE-L/AF-L button
Flash
Built-in flash
Auto, portrait, child, close up, night portrait, party/indoor, pet portrait, color sketch: Auto flash with auto pop-upP, S, A, M, food: Manual pop-up with button release
Guide Number
Approx. 12/39, 13/43 with manual flash (m/ft, ISO 100, 20 °C/68 °F)
Flash control
TTL: i-TTL flash control using 2016-pixel RGB sensor is available with built-in flash and SB-910, SB-900, SB-800, SB-700, SB-600, or SB-400; i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR is used with matrix and center-weighted metering, standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR with spot metering
Flash mode
Auto, auto with red-eye reduction, auto slow sync, auto slow sync with red-eye reduction, fill-flash, red-eye reduction, slow sync, slow sync with red-eye reduction, rear-curtain with slow sync, rear-curtain sync, off
Flash compensation
-3 - +1 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV
Flash-ready indicator
Lights when built-in flash or optional flash unit is fully charged; flashes after flash is fired at full output
Accessory shoe
ISO 518 hot-shoe with sync and data contacts and safety lock
Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS)
Advanced Wireless Lighting supported with SB-910, SB-900, SB-800, or SB-700 as a master flash or SU-800 as commander; Flash Color Information Communication supported with all CLS-compatible flash units
Sync terminal
AS-15 sync terminal adapter (available separately)
White balance
White balance
Auto, incandescent, fluorescent (7 types), direct sunlight, flash, cloudy, shade, preset manual, all except preset manual with fine-tuning.
Live View
Lens servo
Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); full-time-servo AF (AF-F)Manual focus (MF)
AF-area mode
Face-priority AF, wide-area AF, normal-area AF, subject-tracking AF
Autofocus
Contrast-detect AF anywhere in frame (camera selects focus point automatically when face-priority AF or subject-tracking AF is selected)
Automatic scene selection
Available in auto and auto (flash off) modes
Movie
Metering
TTL exposure metering using main image sensor
Metering method
Matrix
Frame size (pixels) and frame rate
1920 x 1080, 60i (59.94 fields/s)/ 50i (50 fields/s)*, high/normal1920 x 1080, 30 p (progressive)/25p/24p, high/normal1280 x 720, 60p/50p, high/normal640 x 424, 30p/25p, high/normalFrame rates of 30p (actual frame rate 29.97 fps), 60i, and 60p (actual frame rate 59.94 fps) are available when NTSC is selected for video mode. 25p, 50i, and 50p are available when PAL is selected for video mode. Actual frame rate when 24p is selected is 23.976 fps.* Sensor output is about 60 or 50 fps.
File format
MOV
Video compression
H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
Audio recording format
Linear PCM
Audio recording device
Built-in or external stereo microphone; sensitivity adjustable
ISO sensitivity
ISO 200-6400; can also be set to approx. 0.3, 0.7, 1, or 2 EV (ISO 25600 equivalent) above ISO 6400
Monitor
Monitor
7.5-cm (3-in.), approx. 921k-dot (VGA), vari-angle TFT monitor with 170 ° viewing angle, approx. 100% frame coverage, and brightness adjustment
Playback
Playback
Full-frame and thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images or calendar) playback with playback zoom, movie playback, photo and/or movie slide shows, histogram display, highlights, auto image rotation, and image comment (up to 36 characters)
Interface
USB
Hi-Speed USB
Video output
NTSC, PAL
HDMI output
Type C mini-pin HDMI connector
Accessory terminal
Wireless remote controller: WR-R10 wireless remote controller (available separately)Remote cord: MC-DC2 (available separately)GPS unit: GP-1 (available separately)
Audio input
Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5mm diameter)
Supported languages
Supported languages
Arabic, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Portugal and Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian
Power source
Battery
One rechargeable Li-ion EN-EL14 battery
AC adapter
EH-5b AC adapter; requires EP-5A power connector (available separately)
Tripod socket
Tripod socket
1/4 in. (ISO 1222)
Dimensions/weight
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 129.0 x 98.0 x 78.0 mm (5.1 x 3.9 x 3.1 in.)
Weight
Approx. 555 g (1 lb 3.6 oz) with battery and memory card but without body cap; approx. 505 g/1 lb 1.8 oz (camera body only)
Operating environment
Temperature
0 °C-40 °C (+32 °F-104 °F)
Humidity
85% or less (no condensation)
Supplied accessories
Supplied accessories
EN-EL14 rechargeable Li-ion battery (with terminal cover), MH-24 battery charger, AN-DC3 strap, UC-E17 USB cable, EG-CP16 audio/video cable, DK-5 eyepiece cap, BS-1 accessory shoe cover, DK-20 rubber eyecup, BF-1B body cap, ViewNX 2 CD-ROM, User's Manual

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