Nikon’s KeyMission series got introduced this year at the CES 2016 when the company had introduced the Nikon KeyMission 360, a 360-degree action camera. Now, at the Photokina event in Germany, two new KeyMission action cameras, the KeyMission 170 and the KeyMission 80.
These two cameras will be available next month alongside the KeyMission 360, which was long due and the pricing was now known for all these months, but Nikon has announced that the 360-degree camera will cost $499.95, while the newly introduced KeyMission 170 and KeyMission 80 will be priced at $399.95 and $279.95 respectively. The cameras will be available in India from November.
For all the three cameras, the number indicates the angle or field of view. So, for the KeyMission 170, you get a 170-degree field of view. The camera is waterproof, shockproof and freeze-proof. It also has a 8.3-megpixel CMOS sensor, f/2.8 aperture and supports 4K or full-HD video capture. Nikon is said to have included electronic vibration reduction to reduce shakes, though there is no optical stabilization offered. The KeyMission 170 comes with an LCD display on the rear for live view, playback, and an interface for users to change a few settings. The camera has Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, and a standard tripod mount is also there.
The KeyMission 80 on the other side has a smaller body and it can be worn on your arm, and the camera has a vertical orientation. The camera has a 12-megapixel main sensor with an f/2.0 lens and a secondary ‘selfie’ 5-megapixel camera with a f/2.2 aperture. Even this model has a LCD display with a 1.75-inch size, and there is built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth for connectivity.
The cameras also support Nikon’s SnapBridge app. These three cameras will be showcased at the Photokina 2016 event, and will be available in select markets from October, while Indian consumers will be able to purchase it in November.