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DSLR Camera


Nikon Corporation, Tokyo, Japan

In-house design

Chihiro Tsukamoto

Red Dot
The D500 is a single-lens reflex camera in the handy DX format conceived for demanding users. Its monocoque body is fashioned from carbon-fibre-reinforced thermoplastic and a magnesium alloy, making the camera very durable. It is equipped with a 153-point AF system and capable of continuously shooting ten images per second. The grip is shaped ergonomically so that the camera can be held comfortably, even when it is equipped with a large telephoto lens.

Statement by the jury

»This DSLR camera integrates outstanding technical equipment in a compact form, allowing the photographer to remain flexible and spontaneous.«

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This product can be found in the
Red Dot Design Yearbook 2016/2017