Nikon Announces New D3200 HD-SLR Camera 0

After a series of rumors, the Nikon D3200 is finally here! Nikon announced today the arrival of the D3200 together with the WU-1a wireless transmitter and the Nikkor 28mm f/1.8G lens.

Here’s an excerpt from the official Nikon D3200 press release:

MELVILLE, N.Y. (APRIL 19, 2012) – Today, imaging leader Nikon Inc. introduced the new 24.2-megapixel Nikon D3200 HD-SLR; a camera designed for photo enthusiasts ready to step up to a D-SLR or for the busy family memory keeper with an active lifestyle who demands a camera that can keep pace. From low-light to fast action, the D3200 delivers the amazing image quality Nikon is known for, either indoors or outside. Whether new to photography or upgrading from a point-and-shoot, the D3200 features Nikon’s acclaimed instructive Guide Mode to help unleash the photographer in everyone. From candid action shots to staged portraits that flatter, the Nikon D3200 provides the power to capture every moment easily and beautifully with stellar image quality and in stunning Full HD (1080p) video.

From the Nikkor 28mm f/1.8G press release:

MELVILLE, N.Y. (April 19, 2012) – Today, Nikon Inc. announced the wide-angle AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.8G, a fixed focal length lens with a large maximum aperture to carry on the legacy of superior NIKKOR imaging technology for enthusiasts and professionals. With a large maximum aperture of f/1.8 and Nikon’s exclusive Nano Crystal Coat to reduce ghost and flare, the 28mm FX-format lens offers stunning sharpness and versatility for both photos and HD video.

The Nikon D3200 with AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR image stabilization lens has an MSRP of $699.95; and is going to be available in either black or red later this month.

Meanwhile, the WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter (which is sold separately) is going to be available in May with a price tag of $59.95.

And lastly, the Nikkor 28mm f/1.8G lens will also become available in May for $699.95.