By 15 March 2012 | Categories: news


Nikon in South Africa has announced an exclusive five year warranty on Nikon D7000, D5100 and D3100 DSLR bodies. The five year warranty is an initiative by Nikon in South Africa and is valid only on Nikon products distributed by Foto Distributors (Pty) Ltd.

The five year warranty is available with immediate effect and Nikon consumers are asked to register their relevant Nikon products online, within 21 days of this announcement, at to qualify. Nikon warranties will be registered online from 15 March 2012. When making a warranty claim, proof of purchase, the original warranty card (provided in equipment box) and the extended warranty certificate (which will be received after registering online) must be presented.  

Selected DSLR bodies, all Nikkor lenses, Nikon 1 bodies and COOLPIX cameras carry a two year warranty and Nikon accessories and speed lights continue to have the advantage of a one year warranty, where applicable.

 “The five year warranty on selected DSLR cameras is our commitment to enhance the aspiration of the Nikon brand even further,” said Stefan van der Walt, CEO for Nikon in South Africa.

In related news, Nikon has recently announced the long-awaited 36 megapixel full-frame D800, the follow-up to the highly successful D700.


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