Nikon’s on a mission



Nikon has a new line of KeyMission action cameras, including the KeyMission 360 announced early this year. This is the first Nikon camera capable of Full 360° video in 4K UHD. Also introduced are the KeyMission 170, capable of stills and 4K UHD video with a wide-angle point of view, as well as KeyMission 80, a compact and lightweight camera.

KeyMission 360 offers true 360° video in 4K UHD at 24p [3840 x 2160] or Full HD (1080p); two f/2.0 lenses and two 20-megapixel CMOS sensors; automatic in-camera stitching; video customization with shooting modes like Superlapse, Time-Lapse or Loop Movies; an in-camera stereo microphone; Electronic Vibration Reduction (VR); waterproof (98 ft.), shockproof (6.6 ft.) and freezeproof (14° F), no housing required.



KeyMission 170 offers a super-wide 170° angle-of-view, f/2.8 lens and 8.3-megapixel CMOS sensor combine to capture 4K UHD or 1080p Full HD video; creative tools including Highlight Tagging which helps create a highlight reel montage of the user’s favourite content, slow motion movies, Time-Lapse and Loop Recording; capture high-quality still images during video recording; in-camera Electronic Vibration Reduction (VR) (1080p HD) helps minimize camera shake; waterproof (33 ft.), shockproof (6.6 ft.) and freezeproof (14° F), without a housing; a rear LCD.



KeyMission 80: wearable; Time-Lapse recording and interval timer; high-quality stills or Full HD 1080/30p video; 12-megapixel CMOS sensor and 25 mm (80° angle-of-view) f/2.0 lens; secondary front-facing 5-megapixel camera with a 22 mm (90° angle-of-view), f/2.2 lens for selfies; waterproof (3.2 ft.), shockproof (6 ft.) and freezeproof (14° F); 1.75-inch touch LCD display.

The KeyMission 360 will be available this month for a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $649.95. The KeyMission 170 will be available in October for an MSRP of $499.95. The KeyMission 80 will also be available this month for an MSRP of $349.95.


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