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In January 2006 Nikon announced the discontinuation of all but two models of its film cameras, focusing its efforts on the digital camera market.[39] It continues to sell the fully manual FM10, and still offers the high-end fully automatic

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Nikon Corporation (株式会社ニコン Kabushiki-gaisha Nikon) (UK: /ˈnɪkɒn/ or US: /ˈnkɒn/About this sound listen [ɲikoɴ]), also known just as Nikon, is a Japanese multinational corporationheadquartered in Tokyo, Japan, specializing in optics and imaging products.

Nikon’s products include camerascamera lensesbinocularsmicroscopesophthalmic lensesmeasurement instrumentsrifle scopesspotting scopes, and the steppers used in the photolithography steps of semiconductor fabrication, of which it is the world’s second largest manufacturer.[2] The company is the eighth-largest chip equipment maker as reported in 2017.[3]The companies held by Nikon form the Nikon Group.[4] Among its products are Nikkor imaging lenses (for F-mount cameras, large format photography, photographic enlargers, and other applications), the Nikon F-series of 35 mm film SLR cameras, the Nikon D-series of digital SLR cameras, the Coolpix series of compact digital cameras, and the Nikonos series of underwater film cameras. Nikon’s main competitors in camera and lens manufacturing include CanonSonyFujifilmPanasonicPentax, and Olympus.

Founded on July 25, 1917 as Nippon Kōgaku Kōgyō Kabushikigaisha (日本光学工業株式会社 “Japan Optical Industries Co., Ltd.”), the company was renamed to Nikon Corporation, after its cameras, in 1988. Nikon is a member of the Mitsubishi group of companies (keiretsu).[5]


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