Nikon put a great deal of effort to make sure the upcoming Photokina does not take place without its strong presence. Their readiness for this trade fair for photographic and imaging industries Nikon expressed in the form of the following innovations: the superb DSLR Nikon D750, the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 20mm f/1.8G ED lens and the Nikon Speedlight SB-500 flash.
The Nikon D750 is a full-frame DSLR which is located between the Nikon D610 and the Nikon D810 on Nikon's scale. This model represents a step forward in relation to Nikon's arsenal of DSLR cameras as it inherited some of the best elements that Nikon's technique has at its disposal, and complemented them with new characteristics.
It boasts a tremendous 24.3MP FX-format CMOS, which supplies images with outstanding quality with a wide spectrum of colors, an EXPEED 4 processor, which is similar to the ones on the Nikon D810 and the Nikon D4S, an advanced AF system with 51 points (15 of which are cross-type), a 6.5 fps burst mode, Full HD video (1920 x 1080) at 60/30/24p, built-in Wi-Fi, as well a 3.2" tilting Vari-Angle LCD with 1,229,000 dots, which enables shooting from all possible directions and is ideal for shooting on a tripod.
As far as the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 20mm f/1.8G ED lens is concerned, it is designed for FX and DX Nikon cameras. It represents an upgraded version of the existing Nikon AF Nikkor 20mm f/2.8, and in contrast to it, the new lens features an internal focus motor. The AF-S Nikkor 20mm f/1.8G ED is the first Nikon's wide-angle lens with an f/1.8 aperture, which will provide its users with a comfortable separation between the subject and the background, as well as with superior results even in low light. With a 94-degree angle of view, this lens is impeccable for photographing architecture, interior, landscape and group portraits.
The third innovation produced by Nikon which is ready to be announced at Photokina is the Speedlight SB-500 flash. It features a built-in LED light, which is used while recording videos. The guide number of this flash is 24m at the ISO 100. It demonstrates the ability of rotating vertically by 90 degrees and horizontally by 180 degrees, and it also boasts remote wireless control options as well as simplified controls.
The Nikon D750 will be put up for sale at the end of this month priced at $2299.95 (body only), while in mid-October it will be available kitted with the AF-S NIKKOR 24-120mm f/4G VR lens at a price that is still to be determined. The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 20mm f/1.8G ED lens and the Nikon Speedlight SB-500 flash will also come on the market at the end of September, and their prices will be $799.95 and $249.95, respectively.