Nikon has announced the launch of the Nikon D5600, which the company says is ‘specially designed for photography hobbyists and content creators’. The camera can maintain a constant connection with smart devices when using the SnapBridge app and BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) technology. Using the app, still images are directly and automatically transferred to a paired device, which can then by uploaded or shared by users. This feature of the camera is what Nikon things will encourage users to go for it.
The entry-level DX-format D-SLR camera comes with a vari-angle LCD monitor that flips out, and makes for a greater flexibility for users. The 3.2-inch touch screen display brings addition of a cropping function to use during playback zoom, and has a time-lapse function as well. The SnapBridge app allows for image transfer even while the camera is turned off; These images can also be uploaded to the ‘Nikon Image Space’ while the camera is powered down. The camera also features a built-in Wifi function for remote shooting and video transfer.
Commenting on the announcement of the D5600, Kazuo Ninomiya, Managing Director, Nikon India said, “We are proud to bring forward the latest product in the preferred D5000-series to our customers. The new and advanced Nikon D5600 unleashes our desire for imaginative freedom. The camera embodies this sentiment and is presented with the new SnapBridge function, expanded ISO sensitivity, and in-camera time-lapse movie function, all fitted into a compact and lightweight D-SLR body with a vari-angle touch screen LCD monitor. Fitting perfectly in a backpack, this new Nikon D-SLR lives the moment along with you, to capture the candid expressions or stunning horizons from your travels, gatherings and events, in stunning images to reminisce, share and impress.”
D5600 offers an effective pixel count of 24.2-million pixels and is equipped with a Nikon DX-format CMOS sensor without an optical low-pass filter. The camera also features an EXPEED 4 image-processing engine.
The D5600 will be available from end of November 2016. The D5600 will be available in below mentioned variants:
· The D5600 body only
· The D5600 with the AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR lens
· The D5600 with AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR
· The D5600 with both AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR and AF-P DX NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-6.3G ED VR lens