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Published 19/09/16

Nikon Adds Two New Action Cameras to its KeyMission Action Camera Series

KeyMission 360, KeyMission 170, and KeyMission 80 introduce new ways of experiencing adventures

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Nikon is pleased to announce the release of the KeyMission series of action and wearable cameras, designed to help users share their missions, from the everyday to the extreme, and the stories behind them. Earlier this year, Nikon announced the KeyMission 360 - a tough, wearable action camera capable of recording true 360° video in 4K UHD. Today, Nikon unveils two more cameras in its action series, the KeyMission 170 and KeyMission 80.

The shockproof and waterproof KeyMission 170 captures dynamic 170° wide-angle 4K UHD videos and vivid images. With intuitive interfaces and simple controls, even first-time action camera users can record their personal missions effortlessly. Versatile shooting modes like Slow Motion, Superlapse movie and Time-lapse movie are available for creating dramatic scenes for any adventure.

The ultra-slim KeyMission 80 is a tough, wearable camera designed for the quick shooting of stills and movies, enabling users to record every moment of their experiences as it happens. Featuring an exclusively-designed small NIKKOR lens for high quality images, it is also equipped with a second camera with 4.9 million effective pixels, and an LCD viewing monitor for easy selfies.

KeyMission 360 and KeyMission 170 support the SnapBridge 360/170 app, which enables the camera’s remote shooting, and movie editing. KeyMission 80 supports the SnapBridge app, allowing the camera to be constantly connected to a smart device and automatically transfer photos. With SnapBridge connectivity, users can now transfer and share their adventures online easily.

Nikon has also introduced a wide range of optional mounts and accessories. For hands-free shooting, Vented Helmet Strap Mounts, Chest Mounts and Surfboard Mounts ensure every moment is captured. Handy Grips prevent the user’s body from being caught in the frame during handheld shooting. These versatile mounts and accessories will take the cameras through the toughest roads and scale the highest peaks.

Infinite missions. Three cameras. Every angle.

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KeyMission 360 primary features
Recording of realistic 360° 4K UHD1/24p movies(2)
Responds to extreme conditions - waterproof to 30 m(3), shockproof to 2 m(4), freezeproof to -10° C(5), and dustproof(6)
Powerful support for recording activities and editing content. Compatible with the SnapBridge 360/170 app (for smartphones and tablets), and the KeyMission 360/170 Utility (for computers)

KeyMission 170 primary features
Equipped with an electric VR function(1) and supports 4K UHD/30p recording of 170° ultra wide-angle movies(2)
A tough body waterproof to 10 m(3), shockproof to 2 m(4), freezeproof to -10° C(5), and dustproof(6).

Furthermore, when the WP-AA1 Waterproof Case(7) (available separately) is used, the camera is waterproof to depths of 40 m
Powerful support for recording activities and editing content. Compatible with the SnapBridge 360/170 app (for smartphones and tablets), and the KeyMission 360/170 Utility (for computers)
Equipped with a variety of shooting/recording modes, including Add Slow Motion, Movie + Photo, Superlapse Movie, Loop Recording, and Time-lapse Movie
Intuitive and simple operation, and a compact body that can be easily attached to clothing and gear

KeyMission 80 primary features
Great agility that enables one-handed recording with the press of a button
Reliably stands up to sudden showers as waterproof to 1 m(1), shockproof to 1.5 m(2), freezeproof to -10° C, and dustproof(3). The camera can play an active role in a wide variety of outdoor activities, including mountain climbing and trekking, fishing, and camping.
Adoption of specially designed NIKKOR lenses ensures superior rendering capability, and the camera is even equipped with a lens for selfies
Support for the SnapBridge app, which enables connection to a smartphone or tablet

Available in black and silver
Equipped with a variety of shooting/recording modes, including Time-lapse Movie for recording changes that occur over time, and Route Shooting for capturing a journey with photos or movies

Disclaimer footnotes:

KeyMission 360

1While the resolution of recorded data is 4K UHD (3840 × 2160), the resolution at which movies are displayed with playback is dependent upon factors such as the display device used and the display magnification ratio.
2There are parts of the shooting/recording range that cannot be captured underwater because images are magnified more than they are on land. Therefore, 360° content cannot be captured underwater. When the underwater lens protectors are attached, the protectors are reflected in images as black borders or bands. The camera may be unable to capture subjects positioned 60 cm (2 ft.) or closer to the top, bottom, or either side of the camera because the subjects are not included in the angle of view (i.e., the area visible in the frame). Under some shooting conditions, the boundaries of the composited areas may be misaligned.
3JIS/IEC protection class 8 (IPX8) equivalent (under Nikon test conditions). The camera can be used at depths of up to 30 m (98 ft.) for as long as 60 minutes at a time. When the lens protectors are attached, it can be used at depths of approx. 20 m (65 ft.).
4In-house tests have demonstrated MIL-STD 810F Method 516.5 shock resistance. When the lens protectors or underwater lens protectors are attached.
5Operation has been tested and approved at temperatures of -10°C to 40°C (14°F to 104°F) on land and 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F) underwater.
6JIS/IEC protection class 6 (IP6X) equivalent (under Nikon test conditions).

KeyMission 170

1Uses image processing to compensate for camera shake electronically when Movie options is set to 1080/30p, 1080/60p, 1080/25p, or 1080/50p. The angle of view (i.e., the area visible in the frame) is reduced.
2When used underwater, the angle of view (i.e., the area visible in the frame) is reduced.
3JIS/IEC protection class 8 (IPX8) equivalent (under Nikon test conditions). The camera can be used at depths of up to 10 m (33 ft.) for as long as 60 minutes at a time.
4In-house tests have demonstrated MIL-STD 810F Method 516.5 shock resistance.
5Operation has been tested and approved at temperatures of -10°C to 40°C (14°F to 104°F) on land and 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F) underwater.
6JIS/IEC protection class 6 (IP6X) equivalent (under Nikon test conditions).
7WP-AA1 Waterproof Case waterproofing is JIS/IEC protection class 8 (IPX8) equivalent, and we have confirmed that the case does not leak when used at depths of up to 40 m for as long as 30 minutes at a time.

KeyMission 80

1JIS/IEC protection class 7 (IPX7) equivalent (under Nikon test conditions). Prevents water from entering the camera underwater up to 30 minutes at a depth of 1 m (3 ft 3 in.). However, the camera cannot be used underwater.
2In-house tests have demonstrated MIL-STD 810F Method 516.5 shock resistance.
3JIS/IEC protection class 6 (IPX6) equivalent (under Nikon test conditions).

Note: Nikon in-house tests do not guarantee that the cameras will be invulnerable to damage, or trouble-free to operate under all conditions.
The full KeyMission Range, including accessories will be available to purchase at Amazon, Currys, Jessops and the Nikon Store.

RRPs:
KeyMission 360: £419.99
KeyMission 170: £329.99
KeyMission 80: £249.99

Contact http://www.nikon.com/

1st Published 19 September 2016 16:34 Posted by Ben Jones
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