Nikon snaps into action with KeyMission

pkina-dinkusNikon had a rare (near) surprise release at Photokina in the form of two new KeyMission cameras to accompany the already-flagged KeyMission 360: the KeyMission 170 and KeyMission 80.

keymission-80The KeyMission 170 supports 4K UHD/30p recording of 170-degree ultra wide-angle movies and comes with an electric VR function. It is waterproof to 10 metres (40 metres with the optional WP-AA1 Waterproof Case), shockproof to 2 metres, cold-proof to −10° C and dustproof. It supports a variety of shooting modes, including Add Slow Motion, Movie + Photo, Superlapse Movie, Loop Recording and Time-lapse Movie. It’s SnapBridge compatible for Bluetooth connection between the camera and smart devices.

keymission80The wearable KeyMission 80 has an 80-degree field of view with a rear facing 25mm f2 lens behind a 12-megapixel 1/2.3-inch type sensor. It also has a secondary front-facing 5-megapixel 1/5-inch type sensor with a 22mm f2.2 lens. It is waterproof to 1 metre, shockproof to 1.5 metre, cold-proof to −10° C and dustproof and also includes support for SnapBridge. Shooting modes include Time-lapse Movie and Route Shooting for capturing a journey with photos or movies.

The KeyMission 360, KeyMission 170 and KeyMission 80 will be available in October 2016.

No local pricing provided, but in the US recommended price is US$280 for the KeyMission 80 and US$400 for the KeyMission 170.


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