Nikon launches D5300, first DSLR with built-in LAN and GPS functions

Nikon India announced the launch of its first DSLR camera that offers built-in wireless LAN (Wi-Fi®) and GPS functions for the consumers. The D5300 (follow up on the D5200 DSLR camera) isa compact and lightweight entry-level model that will allow the users to share their images captured using the D5300.

The camera possesses significantly enhanced optical technologies, including an optimized EXPEED 4 image-processing engine with no optical low-pass filter. The absence of a low-pass filter maximizes the resolution of the high pixel count and rendering capabilities of NIKKOR lenses. Speaking on the announcement, Mr. Hiroshi Takashina, Managing Director, Nikon India said, “Today’s announcement strengthens Nikon’s leadership in the D-SLR category. The D5300 features Nikon’s latest innovative technologies, allowing users to instantly shoot, store and share images. The new entrant is specifically designed to give an edge to the users to unleash their creativity, and truly test the boundaries of a photographer’s imagination” 

Nikon D5300 Primary Features
– A 24.2 megapixel Nikon DX-format CMOS sensor with no optical low-pass filter
– Nikon’s latest image-processing engine, EXPEED 4
– Built-in Wi-Fi for transmitting images to a smart device for simple sharing and Remote Shooting
– A built-in GPS function that records location data and tracks movement
– A monocoque structure made of a new material for a smaller and lighter body that is strong and durable
– A 3.2-in., 1037k-dot vari-angle LCD monitor with wide viewing angle for simple shooting from any angle
– Toy Camera Effect and HDR Painting added to Special Effects mode (total of 9 effects) for more creative expression with still images and movies

The product shall be available from November mid onwards across pan India in black, Red and Grey colour at an MRP of:
– Nikon D5300 with 18-140mm VR: Rs. 75,950
– Nikon D5300 with 18-55mm VR: Rs. 59,950
– Nikon D5300 body only: Rs. 54,450