Nikon products receive the “Red Dot Award: Product Design 2020”

April 3, 2020

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TOKYO - Nikon Corporation (Nikon) is pleased to announce that its products, the Nikon Z 50, the NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct and the RetinaStation, have received the "Red Dot Award: Product Design 2020", sponsored by Germany's Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen.

The Red Dot Design Award is a world-class design competition that has around 65 years of history. More than 6,500 entries from 60 countries were submitted for the "Red Dot Award: Product Design 2020," which were judged by a panel of recognized design specialists from around the world based on aspects such as degree of innovation, functionality, ergonomics and durability. Winning products will be showcased at a special exhibition “Design on Stage” to be held from June 22, 2020, at the Red Dot Design Museum in Essen, Germany.

See the Red Dot Online website for further information on the Red Dot Design Awards.

“Red Dot Award: Product Design 2020” winning products

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Mirrorless Camera “Nikon Z 50”

The Z 50 is Nikon's first APS-C size (Nikon DX-format) mirrorless camera, inheriting its design and operability, reliability, and future possibilities as a mirrorless system from the Nikon Z 7 and Nikon Z 6. Further improving on those characteristics and condensing them into a compact, lightweight, and durable body capable of superior rendering capabilities and rich power of expression.

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Fast Standard Prime Manual-focus Lens
“NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct”

The NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct serves as the symbol of the superior optical performance achieved with NIKKOR Z lenses. It takes advantage of the superior design flexibility made possible by the combination of the large-diameter (inner diameter of 55 mm) Z mount and 16 mm flange focal distance to realize an f/0.95 maximum aperture, the fastest (brightest)* in Nikon history.

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Fundus Camera “RetinaStation”

RetinaStation captures high definition fundus images with full automation. It supports diagnosis of eye diseases such as glaucoma, pigmentary degeneration of the retina, diabetic retinopathy, and age-related macular degeneration. Fundus details are reproduced in high resolution with 12 million pixels.

The information is current as of the date of publication. It is subject to change without notice.