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02-04-2015

Nikon 1 J4, Nikon 1 S2 and COOLPIX S6900 receive the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Three Nikon products, two Advanced Cameras with Interchangeable Lenses and a compact digital camera, are the proud recipients of the international product design award

The Nikon 1 J4 and Nikon 1 S2, both Advanced Cameras with Interchangeable Lenses, and the COOLPIX S6900 compact digital camera, are recently awarded with the prestigious Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015, as shared by Nikon Singapore Pte Ltd today.

The 60th Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015, sponsored by Germany's Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen, saw 4,928 products from 56 countries entering the competition. Winners will be on display at a special exhibition to be held from June 30, 2015 to July 26, 2015 at the Red Dot Design Museum in Essen Germany.

About the Nikon 1 J4

The Nikon 1 J4 boasts superior moving-subject tracking performance with the world's fastest*1 high-speed continuous shooting rate with AF tracking of approximately 20 fps, and a variety of still-image and movie recording functions packed into a compact and lightweight body. The J4 is also equipped with a TFT LCD touch screen that enables intuitive operation, built-in Wi-Fi® for simple transfer and sharing of high-quality images, a variety of editing functions, and functions for recording Full HD movies.

1 Among digital cameras with interchangeable lenses available as of April 2, 2015. Statement based on Nikon research.

About the Nikon 1 S2

The Nikon 1 S2 is a model that allows even those new to interchangeable-lens cameras to capture beautiful images with simple operation. A colorful, minimalistic design has been adopted for the cameras, which are available in four color options including yellow. Lenses sold as part of the lens kits are of the same color as the camera body. This color coordination provides an integrated look despite the use of interchangeable lenses.

About the COOLPIX S6900

The COOLPIX S6900 is a compact digital camera equipped with a number of features that allow users to enjoy taking self-portraits. Among these are a vari-angle LCD monitor that supports shooting from a variety of angles, a built-in camera stand, and a front shutter-release button. The sleek compact camera also offers superior operation and is equipped with a variety of functions, including Gesture Control that enables remote control using the palm of the hand, and Glamour mode, which allows users to preview effects in the monitor during shooting.

About the Red Dot Award: Product Design

The Red Dot Award: Product Design is a world-class award presented to products released over the past two years that exhibit superiority in terms of a total of nine aspects, including innovation, functionality, ergonomics, ecology, and durability. See the Red Dot Online website (http://en.red-dot.org/) for further information on the Red Dot Design Awards.

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 Middle East FZE 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-mea.com. Connect with Nikon and other photographers on Facebook at www.facebook.com/NikonMEA and get the latest news and information from Twitter by following @NikonMea.

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