The Nikon Df is here!

November 05, 2013

The Nikon Df is here!

For a week now, folks have been all abuzz about the latest Nikon DSLR. Well, it’s finally here!

Nikon has officially released the information and technical specs on their latest full frame DSLR. And, it’s a beauty!

The new camera is the smallest and lightest Nikon FX format SLR, all wrapped up in a “timeless”, retro design.

Nikon Df

From Nikon:

“Large mechanical dials and a linear form have been adopted to offer tactile pleasure of shooting with precision mechanics. The level of detail applied to all aspects of layout and materials of the Df reminds users of traditional Nikon cameras and lets them fully recognize that digital SLR cameras are precision devices. A magnesium alloy has been adopted for the top, back, and bottom covers on the camera body for solid metal touch, and surfaces such as those of grip finished with an elegant leather-like texture fit the hand comfortably. Each of the metal mechanical dials has been carved, and all indicators on the top of the camera are engraved and painted Fine knurling around dials offers comfortable feel and finger placement, and dials themselves rotate smoothly and “click” into position for a smart, high-precision feel with operation.”

Nikon Df

“The Df measures approximately 143.5 x 110.0 x 66.5 mm (W x H x D) and weighs approximately 710 g*, making it the smallest and lightest in the history of Nikon FX-format digital SLR cameras. Adoption of a magnesium alloy for the top, back, and bottom covers on the camera body makes the camera compact and lightweight while preserving strength and durability. All parts of the camera are effectively sealed for a level of dust- and water-resistance equivalent to that of D800-series cameras. The Df is a camera that offers superior mobility with a compact and lightweight size that is extremely portable, excellent basic performance, and a high level of strength and reliability.”

Sounds like fun!




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