Nikon has announced the launch of D850, priced at Rs 2,54,950, for the body only, and D850 with AF-S Nikkor 24-120 mm f/4G ED VR lens at Rs 2,99,950. Claiming to be the new benchmark in D-SLR image quality, Nikon claims that the camera is targeted at the growing segment of hybrid photographers specialising in wedding photography, nature, events and fashion.
Nikon D850 offers 45.7 MP FX-format (full frame) BSI CMOS sensor which comes combined with 9-fps continuous shooting mode. It has the EXPEED five-image processing engine. The 153-point AF system can be used for focusing on action to portraits.
Built for hybrid photographers and multimedia creators, it packs in full-frame 4K UHD video capabilities, 4x and 5x slow-motion videos in Full HD and 8K time-lapse movie production using interval timer photography.
There is a dedicated movie menu for hassle-free switching between movie and still functions, and movies can be recorded in both FX-based and DX-based movie formats. There is also an option to make use of wide-angle and fisheye lens. It comes with high resolution tilting, 3.2-inch touchscreen with 2359k dot LCD monitor and illuminated buttons to shoot in the dark.
At the launch, Kazuo Ninomiya, Managing Director, Nikon India, said, “The launch of the revolutionary Nikon D850 exemplifies our commitment towards bringing about cutting-edge technological innovation in the evolving photography space. We aim to offer sheer brilliance in photography to our customers.”