Nikon announced today that its D series cameras including the D40, D40x, D80, D200, D300 and D3 were ranked number 1 in customer satisfaction by J.D. Power and Associates. J.D. Power ranks on a scale of 1000 points for digital cameras with image quality, performance, operation, appearance and styling all counting in the score.
Nikon scored 822 points out of 1000 to grab the number one spot. "We are thrilled to have received this prestigious honor from J.D. Power and Associates. This study represents the true voice of consumers and Nikon is proud to receive a highest ranking," said Edward Fasano, general manager for Marketing, SLR Systems Products, at Nikon Inc.
"Nikon engineers work extremely hard to design and develop digital SLR cameras that offer extraordinary image quality and performance. Every Nikon digital SLR camera is designed first for the end user's requirements. So, whether the customer is a seasoned professional, a passionate enthusiast or a first-time D-SLR user, their satisfaction is assured. Receiving this award demonstrates our confidence that Nikon's digital SLR cameras are fulfilling, and often exceeding, our customers' expectations." Nearly 7000 customers were polled for the rankings over the last 12 months.