By Lisa Johnston
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Melville, N.Y. – Nikon introduced Tuesday its D5200 DSLR offering several improvements over the D5100.
Advances over the D5100, which continues in the line, are a 39-point autofocus system (up from the 11 points) and a 2,016-pixel RGB metering sensor.
The camera, which is scheduled for a December release at a price to be announced, will pack a 24.1-megapixel APS-C sensor and accepts SDHC and SDXC memory cards.
A new Expeed 3 processor helps lift burst shooting from four to five shots per second.
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Tokyo – Nikon said it saw its first-half sales volume climb 26 percent with interchangeable-lens-type cameras and lenses rising 21 percent for the period ending Sept. 30.
Net sales for the first half were $4.74 billion (381 billion yen), up $703 million (56.5 billion yen) from the same period last year
Operating income was $521 million (41.8 billion yen), down $69.7 million (5.6 billion yen) from the same period last year.