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Nikon launch new DX-format digital SLR camera D500

Launched at CES 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada, the new D500 is Nikon’s fourth DX-format model, and the first camera of this kind for seven years. Nikon launched the camera immediately after the announcement of the D5, its new flagship FX-format DSLR, and were keen to position the D500 as a DSLR that offers the benefits of the DX-formats at a cheaper price, with a more practical, lightweight and user-friendly body. A successor to the the entry-level D3300, D5500, and more advanced D7200, the D500 is without doubt Nikon’s most advanced camera of its kind, incorporating the same 153-point AF system as the more high-end, professional-targeted D5. Like the D5, the camera offers high-speed continuous shooting at approximately ten frames per second. The D500 supports 4K UHD movies, while the new EXPEED 5 image-processing engine enables both still and moving images, as well as a sensitivity range from ISO 100 to 51200, expandable to Hi 5 (ISO 1640000 equivalent). The D500 has a touch-screen and tilting monitor, and is compatible with SnapBridge, Nikon’s new smartphone connection platform. Simon Iddon, Head of Product Management, Nikon UK, says: “We are thrilled to introduce the …


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