Nikon – a company that needs no introduction – today announced a new line of robust action cameras meant to take on the GoPros of the world. The company has also confirmed the finer details of its KeyMission 360 camera which was announced earlier this year at CES. The new Nikon action cameras also feature the same KeyMission branding, these are the first cameras of this kind that Nikon has ever come out with and they will all be available next month.
The Nikon KeyMission 170 is a robust action camera that can take amazing stills as well as record 4K UHD video at a wide-angle point of view. The Nikon KeyMission 80 is a lightweight and compact action camera that’s meant for the casual user.
First unveiled at CES 2016, the Nikon KeyMission 360 is the first camera of its kind from Nikon that’s capable of capturing 4K UHD video in 360-degrees. It’s also going to be available next month.
The Nikon KeyMission 170 features a 170-degree f/2.8 lens with 8.3 megapixel CMOS sensor to capture video in 4K UHD or 1080p. It’s waterproof, shockproof, and freezeproof without a housing. There’s a LCD on the back of the device that will enable users to easily frame shots in live view and adjust settings.
Nikon’s KeyMission 80 camera has a 80-degree angle-of-view f/2.0 lens with a 12 megapixel CMOS sensor that can capture video in full HD 1080p. It even has a secondary 5 megapixel front camera that lets users easily take selfies on the go. It happens to be waterproof, shockproof, and freezeproof as well with a LCD touchscreen on the back.
Nikon KeyMission 360, KeyMission 170, and KeyMission 80 will cost $499, $399, and $279 respectively, they will all be available for purchase in October.