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Nikon Releases the New DX-format D7100 Digital SLR Camera

          Nikon Releases the New DX-format D7100 Digital SLR Camera

  PR Newswire

  DUBAI, UAE, February 21, 2013

DUBAI, UAE, February 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Nikon Corporation today released its advanced, high-performance DX-format
D7100 digital SLR camera.

 (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130221/595263 )

This compact lightweight camera (W × H × D: approx. 135.5 × 106.5 × 76 mm;
weight: approx. 675 g* ^1 ) offers superior portability and is loaded with
features that enable excellent subject detection and is capable of reproducing
the finest details.

It is equipped with features, such as the DX-format CMOS sensor of 24.1
effective megapixels and the high-performance EXPEED 3 image-processing engine
without a low-pass filter, which enable sharp focusing with high resolution.
The incredible combination of the high pixel count, and the full HD quality of
the D7100 can be enhanced further with NIKKOR lenses, which offer superior
rendering performance made possible with Nikon's own optical technologies.

The camera also offers a number of new functions that improve camera
operations for a more intuitive and efficient shooting experience, including
Spot White Balance, a white balance preset manual option that allows users to
choose a specific subject from which white balance is measured while shooting
in live view. It is also equipped with an array of RGBW that enables more
effective accumulation of light, a large, 3.2-inch high-resolution TFT LCD
monitor with a wide viewing angle and ani button that enables direct access
to frequently used functions.

* ^1 Camera body only

  *D7100 Primary Features

1. D7100 features a new Nikon DX-format CMOS sensor ,  24 .1  effective
megapixels, and the EXPEED  3  image-processing engine optimized for
high-performance without an optical low-pass filter

2. Supports lenses with a maximum aperture of f/8  and  offers a 51-point AF
system for faster focus

3. 51 focus points covering the entire frame  that  bring distant subjects
closer. The  1.3× DX crop achieves high-speed continuous shooting up to
approximately 7 fps * ^1 .

4.  The compact and lightweight Nikon DX-format camera that is strong, yet
extremely light and p ortable

5. Increased usability and improved operation

  *A new Spot White Balance option measures white balance using a specified
    portion of the frame
  *A high-performance optical viewfinder utilizes a glass pentaprism and
    offers approximately 100% frame coverage
  *OLED display element
  *The 3.2-inch, 1229 k-dot TFT LCD monitor with wide viewing angle features
    a new RGBW array

6. S upports 1920 × 1080/60i  and 1920 × 1080/30p movie recording

7. Supports the new  WR-1  Wireless Remote Controller (available separately
)

* ^1 ^ When 1.3× DX crop is enabled; up to 6 fps when standard DX format is
enabled. Both maximum frame rates possible only when image quality is set to
JPEG/12-bit NEF (RAW). Measured according to CIPA guidelines.

  *Other D7100 Features
  *Release time lag of approximately 0.052 s ^*1 and high-speed continuous
    shooting at up to approximately 7 fps* ^2
  *Extremely durable shutter that has passed testing for 150,000 cycles
  *Built-in flash equipped with a commander function
  *Double slots for SD memory cards
  *New Multi-Power Battery Pack MB-D15 (available separately)

^*1 ^ Measured according to CIPA guidelines.

^*2 ^ When 1.3× DX crop is enabled; up to 6 fps when standard DX format is
enabled. Both maximum frame rates possible only when image quality is set to
JPEG/12-bit NEF (RAW).

Contact: Media contacts: Sarah Mheidly, Hill+Knowlton Strategies, E:
sarah.mheidly@hkstrategies.com, T: +971-4-33-44-930; Blossom Furtado, Nikon
Middle East FZE, E: Blossom.Furtado@nikonoa.net, T: +971-4-8840947