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Nikon 1 J5 receives iF Design Award 2016 recognition

The annual international industrial product design awards present the stylish Nikon 1 J5 with recognition for its design

SINGAPORE – Nikon Singapore Pte. Ltd. is pleased to share that the recent iF Design Award 2016 has recognised the Nikon 1 J5 for its elegant and contemporary design.

This year’s awards, which consisted of the judging on several disciplines including product, communication and packaging design of each entry, had evaluated 5,295 entries from 53 countries. Various awards were presented to a total of 1,821 products, with 75 of them being awarded the iF Gold Award.

About the Nikon 1 J5

The Nikon 1 J5 incorporates an effective pixel count of 20.8-million pixels, backside illumination CMOS sensor, and the EXPEED 5A image-processing engine in an elegantly simple and modern design. It is a model that offers full-scale specifications and superior operation with the high-speed continuous shooting rate of approximately 20 fps with AF, support for 4K movie recording, and a tilting LCD monitor that enables capture of self-portraits.

About the iF Design Award

The iF Design Award is a globally prestigious design award sponsored by iF International Forum Design GmbH since 1953. The iF DESIGN AWARD provides participants with opportunities to achieve worldwide success with their works in the categories of Product, Packaging, Communication, Interior Architecture and Professional Concept. The disciplines of Architecture and Service Design are new additions to this list.

About Nikon

Nikon. At the Heart of the Image. Nikon is the world leader in digital imaging, precision optics and photo imaging technology and is globally recognised for setting new standards in product design and performance for its award-winning consumer and professional photographic equipment. Nikon Singapore Pte Ltd distributes consumer and professional digital SLR cameras, NIKKOR optics, Speedlights and system accessories; Nikon COOLPIX compact digital cameras; Nikon sports optics as well as the Nikon 1 advanced cameras with interchangeable lens system in over 50 countries. For more information, visit Connect with Nikon and other photographers on Facebook at and get the latest news and information from Twitter by following @NikonAsia.

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