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Japanese Imaging Giant Nikon Unveils Latest FX-Format Camera

The camera houses a 2359k-dot, 3.2-inch monitor which aims to enable detailed confirmation of the subject during playback zoom

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According to the company Nikon, the new D780 sets the standard for next-generation cameras featuring evolved autofocus (AF) system with easy-to-view optical view finder and high AF precision in low light situation. Wikimedia Commons

Japanese imaging giant Nikon on Tuesday launched its latest full-fledged FX-format D780 camera in India at a starting price of Rs 1,98,995.

FX format cameras have an image sensor that measures approximately 36mm x 24mm. The size of the FX sensor offers higher sensitivity and lower noise.

“The new entrant D780 is highly versatile camera with significant features. The refined auto-focus helps photographers and videographers achieve higher focus accuracy, along with optimisation in operation layout and ergonomics so that they can shoot in comfort,” Sajjan Kumar, Managing Director, Nikon India Pvt. Ltd said in a statement.

“With latest addition in our D-SLR range, we are confident that consumers will experience next-generation technology and power packed performance with this new wonder,” he added.

According to the company, the new D780 sets the standard for next-generation cameras featuring evolved autofocus (AF) system with easy-to-view optical view finder and high AF precision in low light situation.

The D780 is further complemented by NIKKOR’s extensive selection of high-performance interchangeable F mount lenses along with improved battery life all condensed into a compact, high performing body.

The camera houses a 2359k-dot, 3.2-inch monitor which aims to enable detailed confirmation of the subject during playback zoom.

Featuring an effective pixel count of 24.5MP and high sensitivity at ISO 51200 (expandable to ISO 204800), the D780 also supports 4K UHD with full pixel readout,

It comes with a negative digitiser, using the optional ES-2 Film Digitising Adapter, that easily converts films into digital data for added enjoyment.

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Japanese imaging giant Nikon on Tuesday launched its latest full-fledged FX-format D780 camera in India at a starting price of Rs 1,98,995. Wikimedia Commons

The D780 is now capable of extending its shutter speed up to 900 seconds. High-Speed Frame Capture9 of 2MP images at up to 120fps in Full HD movie recording, or 8MP images at up to 30 fps with 4K UHD movie recording, both with AF/AE tracking, are also possible with this camera.

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Additionally, it also features SnapBridge with RAW transfer and filtering settings, Bluetooth remote control operation, together with enhanced built-in Wi-Fi functions and WT-7/A/B/C compatibility. (IANS)

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Digital Transactions in Delhi-NCR Grew by 235% Last Year: Razorpay

Online transactions in Delhi-NCR grew 235% in 2019

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Online transactions in Delhi-NCR grew by 235 per cent in 2019 and it was the third most digitized region in 2019. Pixabay

Digital transactions in Delhi-NCR grew by 235 per cent from 2018 (January-December) to 2019 (January-December) and the region was the third most digitised state in 2019, thus, contributing 13.05 per cent in 2019 (up from 10.9 per cent in 2018), said a new report by full-stack financial services company Razorpay on Tuesday.

“The last year has been buzzing for the fintech sector in Delhi, with the adoption of new digital payment modes and bringing the digital currency to the mainstream. The last six months saw a tremendous shift in the consumption patterns of businesses and consumer preferences of digital payments in the region.

“With UPI growing by a whopping 442 per cent in Delhi, I am certain that this payment method will overtake cards by at least 20 per cent in the next 12 months,” Harshil Mathur, CEO and co-founder of Razorpay, said in a statement.

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Credit and Debit cards contributed 46 per cent in digital transactions. Pixabay

In 2019, Karnataka saw the highest adoption of digital payments (26.64 per cent) followed by Maharashtra (15.92 per cent) and Delhi NCR (13.01 per cent).

While the usage of cards (46 per cent) and netbanking (11 per cent) saw a decline in 2019, down from 56 per cent and 23 per cent for cards and netbanking, respectively in 2018, UPI (38 per cent) went up from 17 per cent in 2018.

Amazon Pay was the most preferred wallet among consumers (33 per cent), followed by Ola Money (17 per cent) in 2019.

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The top three sectors in digital payment adoption for 2019 were food and beverage (26 per cent), financial services (12.5 per cent) and transportation (8 per cent).

Among UPI, Google Pay contributed 59 per cent, PhonePe contributed 26 per cent, followed by Paytm (7 per cent) and BHIM (6 per cent) in digital transactions in 2019. (IANS)