TOKYO - Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce that its Nikon DX-format digital SLR camera, the Nikon D5500, is the recipient of the European Consumer DSLR Camera 2015-2016 award presented by the European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA).
This makes the second major award the D5500 has received this year, as it was also the recipient of the TIPA Awards 2015 Best Digital SLR Entry Level Award, presented by the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA).
The Nikon D5500 is a digital SLR camera that offers an effective pixel count of 24.2-mega-pixels, and is equipped with a Nikon DX-format CMOS sensor with no optical low-pass filter, and the EXPEED 4 image-processing engine. These features combine for superior image quality and rich power of expression. 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. In addition, adoption of a monocoque structure has helped to make this slim digital SLR the world's lightest* with preserving strength durability.
- *Among digital SLR cameras equipped with a vari-angle monitor available as of August 18, 2015. Statement based on Nikon research.
Reasons the D5500 was selected as recipient of the European Consumer DSLR Camera 2015-2016 award (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.
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