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18-08-2015

Nikon D5500 awarded as EISA Consumer DSLR Camera 2015-2016

One of the latest DX-format DSLR from Nikon, the D5500, receives the esteemed recognition from EISA Awards 2015-2016

SINGAPORE – The Nikon D5500 is the recipient of the European Consumer DSLR Camera 2015-2016 award from EISA Awards 2015-2016, as proudly announced by Nikon Singapore Pte Ltd today. The honour from European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) makes it the second major award for the D5500 which picked up the TIPA Awards 2015 Best Digital SLR Entry Level Award earlier this year.

“We are pleased to be a recipient of the EISA 2015-2016 award for the Nikon D5500, a DSLR that allows immeasurable fun and imaginative shooting possibilities with its intuitive and dynamic features for every moment that calls for a photograph,” said Hiroaki Ono, General Manager of International Marketing Division Imaging Group, Nikon Singapore Pte Ltd. “The D5500 is a fit for any creative, casual photographers or enthusiasts, as they capture the vivid colours of the world in everyday scenes. We seek to continue providing such imaging experiences for our users with each Nikon camera.”

The Nikon D5500, offering an effective pixel count of 24.2-megapixel, is equipped with an EXPEED 4 image-processing engine, and a Nikon DX-format CMOS sensor that is built without an optical low-pass filter. Superior image quality and rich power of expression are produced with these notable features of the DSLR. The D5500 is also equipped with a touch screen vari-angle LCD monitor that supports intuitive touch operation, as well as a built-in Wi-Fi® function for easy connectivity. Further boosting the distinctiveness of the camera is the adoption of a monocoque structure to help make this slim DSLR the world's lightest1 with preserving strength and durability.

1 Among digital SLR cameras equipped with a vari-angle monitor available as of August 18, 2015. Statement based on Nikon research.

European Consumer DSLR Camera 2015-2016 award - a summary of EISA comments:

The D5500 is a digital SLR camera that offers a deep grip for a firm and steady hold despite its compact and lightweight size. It offers one of the highest effective pixel counts in its class, 24.2-megapixels, and is equipped with a number of advanced features, including a Nikon DX-format CMOS sensor with no optical low-pass filter, and an AF system offering 39 focus points, optimal for capturing moving subjects. It also supports a broad range of standard sensitivities, from ISO 100 to 25600. This camera is equipped with all of the features photo hobbyists require for capturing and sharing images, including a vari-angle LCD monitor, which supports shooting from any angle, as well as touch operation, and a built-in Wi-Fi function, which enables wireless transfer of images.

About the EISA awards

EISA is the unique association of roughly 50 major photo, video, audio, home theater, and mobile electronics magazines from 20 European countries. Each year, EISA chooses the best products released in Europe over the past year from a number of categories of imaging, audio and mobile devices. More information on EISA is available at www.eisa.eu.

About Nikon

Nikon. At the Heart of the Image. Nikon is the world leader in digital imaging, precision optics and photo imaging technology and is globally recognised for setting new standards in product design and performance for its award-winning consumer and professional photographic equipment. Nikon Singapore Pte Ltd distributes consumer and professional digital SLR cameras, NIKKOR optics, Speedlights and system accessories; Nikon COOLPIX compact digital cameras; Nikon sports optics as well as the Nikon 1 advanced cameras with interchangeable lens system in over 50 countries. For more information, visit http://nikon-asia.com. Connect with Nikon and other photographers on Facebook at www.facebook.com/NikonAsia and get the latest news and information from Twitter by following @NikonAsia.