Nikon launches D750, COOLPIX S6900, NIKKOR 20mm f1.8G lens & SB-500 Speedlight

Nikon launched in Singapore today a new DSLR, a compact shooter, a 20mm prime lens and a flash. Price and availability TBA.

Update (23 October, 2014):

The Nikon COOLPIX S6900 (Black, White & Pink) is now available in Singapore, at a recommended retail price of S$419.

Update (20 October, 2014):

Nikon has announced the pricing information below. Available now.

  • AF-S NIKKOR 20MM F/1.8G ED – S$1,099
  • Speedlight SB-500 – S$319
  • Nikon DSLR D750 with 24-120 KIT – S$4,079
  • Multi-power Battery Pack MB-D16 – S$449

Update (24 September, 2014):

The Nikon D750 (body only) is now available in Singapore for S$3,079. The D750 Kit will be available in November 2014.

For every Nikon D750 (body only) purchased from 24 September 2014 to 5 October 2014, customers will be entitled to redeem a free 32GB SanDisk Connect Wireless Media Drive (worth S$139).

Redemption is available from 3–5 October 2014, from 11am–7pm at Funan DigitaLife Mall, in conjunction with the upcoming I AM FULL FREEDOM Nikon consumer event.

Nikon COOLPIX S6900 (left) and Nikon D750 (right).

Nikon COOLPIX S6900 (left) and Nikon D750 (right).

The highlight of the launch is the D750, a “successor” for the aged D700 that sits between the D610 and the D810.

D750 Full-frame DSLR

The full-frame D750 is Nikon’s smallest and lightest FX-format camera and will be available in September 2014.

Nikon D750 DSLR.

Nikon D750 DSLR

It ships with built-in Wi-Fi, vertical-tilting monitor, 24.3 megapixels, 91K-pixel RGB sensor, and high-speed continuous shooting rate of approximately 6.5 frames per second for both FX- and DX- format, all fitted into a slim and durable body.

The FX-format CMOS sensor and EXPEED 4 image-processing engine are packed into a monocoque structure framed by carbon fiber composite material (new material), and magnesium alloy to provide nimble durability.

The D750 supports 14-bit RAW shooting, has two SD card slots, roughly 100% viewfinder coverage, more video modes, flash sync of 1/200th, ISO ranges from 100-12,800, 51 AF points, can shoot 1080 60p video, and is weather sealed .

Nikon COOLPIX S6900 selfie compact

The COOLPIX S6900 ships with a 16-megapixel backside illumination CMOS image sensor, and is capable of 12x optical zoom and 24x Dynamic Fine Zoom.

Nikon COOLPIX S6900 compact selfie camera.

Nikon COOLPIX S6900 compact selfie camera

It sports a 3-inch vari-angle LCD and shoots Full HD 1080/60i videos, with 4-Axis Hybrid VR (Vibration Reduction) for movies.

The compact shooter comes with a built-in camera stand and a front shutter release button for taking selfie.

You can use the new Glamour mode for taking your selfies.

The camera also comes with built-in Wi-Fi and NFC.

AF-S NIKKOR 20MM F/1.8G ED lens

This ultra-wide angle lens promises good image quality with bold background blurring for FX-format shooters.

AF-S NIKKOR 20MM F/1.8G ED lens

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 20MM F/1.8G ED lens

The lens is compact and lightweight, and has a minimum focus distance of 0.2m for close-up portraits.

The Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 20MM F/1.8G ED is compatible with 77mm screw-on filters and employs a Silent Wave Motor (SWM) for quiet yet smooth autofocus (AF) operation.

When used with a Nikon DX-format digital SLR camera, the effective angle of view is equivalent to that of a lens with a 30mm focal length in 35mm [135] format.

Speedlight SB-500 flash

Nikon Speedlight SB-500 flash

Nikon Speedlight SB-500 flash

The SB-500 features a guide number of 24/78.7 (ISO 100, m/ft), based on the angle of view of a 24mm lens (FX-format).

The compact and lightweight design makes it extremely portable, and the SB-500 is
compatible with readily-available AA-size batteries.

It is also equipped with LED light to enable recording video in dark environments or to
provide additional natural light for close-up still shooting.

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