13/04/2011

Nikon wins four esteemed red dot design awards for 2011

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 13 April 2011 – Nikon has won four accolades for product design in the 2011 red dot awards. The Nikon D7000 D-SLR camera, the COOLPIX P7000 and S1100pj compact digital cameras, and the EDG 8x42 binoculars were all honoured with the ‘red dot’ seal of approval for design quality.



The "red dot award: product design" has become one of the largest and most prestigious design awards worldwide. This year, designers and companies from 60 countries entered 4,433 products.


Winners will be on display from July 5, 2011 to August 1, 2011 in the exhibition "Design on stage – winners red dot award: product design 2011" at the red dot design museum on the premises of the Zeche Zollverein World Cultural Heritage Site in Essen Germany.


For more information on the "red dot design award", visit http://en.red-dot.org/design.html

Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

The Nikon D7000 is a mid-level DX-format digital-SLR camera. Packing high-end image technologies into a surprisingly portable body, it marks a new era in creative flexibility. Sturdy enough to travel anywhere and powerful enough to handle any situation, its range of advanced features will satisfy any photographer ready to further their skills. The camera is equipped with a new DX-format CMOS sensor, the new EXPEED 2 image-processing engine, a 2,016-pixel RGB metering sensor, an AF system utilizing 39 focus points, and the D-Movie function that supports HD recording.

Nikon P7000

Nikon P7000

The Nikon P7000 is the flagship model of the COOLPIX series. Perfect for photographers who want complete control, it looks like a classic, carries like a compact and handles like an SLR. It has an effective pixel count of 10.1-million pixels, is equipped with a 7.1× optical zoom NIKKOR lens that covers a broad range of focal lengths beginning at the wide-angle 28 mm (equivalent with 35 mm [135] format), and it makes the most of the large 1/1.7-inch, RGB CCD image sensor and new EXPEED 2 image-processing engine. With functions that support advanced imaging, including zoom memory and the tone level information display, as well as a number of high-sensitivity shooting functions, the COOLPIX P7000 is the optimal photographic tool for a wide variety of situations.

COOLPIX S1100pj

COOLPIX S1100pj

The COOLPIX S1100pj is the innovative 14 megapixel camera with built-in projector so you can show off your images easily. A host of handy automatic features make it simple to capture great images and videos, while the built-in projector lets you project your favorites beautifully - directly from the camera or a connected computer. Projector brightness has been increased by 40% over its predecessor, the S1000pj, and the large, clear touch-screen makes operating the camera extremely intuitive. The precision NIKKOR lens, 14.1 megapixel resolution and five anti-blur technologies combine to ensure sharp, detailed images that look great when you project them.

EDG 8x42

EDG 8x42

Nikon's most advanced binoculars, the EDG 8x42, are class-leading roof prism binoculars with superior ergonomics, 42 mm objective lens and 8x magnification. Nikon's ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) glass lenses, dielectric high-reflective multilayer prism coating and advanced multilayer lens coating combine to deliver superior light transmission and clear, high-resolution images with superb contrast, even in low-light. Extremely portable and highly durable, these waterproof and fog-free binoculars are ideal for trekking and nature watching.