In this section you can read about the beginnings of Nikon and some key points in our history,  or discover the technology behind our products. You can also read how we've differentiated ourselves from the market in The Nikon Difference.

The Nikon Difference

Nikon, whose name is synonym with "the world finest lenses", has been providing millions of people across the world and beyond, with a sharper point of view through the most trusted and sought-after optical products.

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Our History

When it comes to the best camera lenses, everyone knows the Nikon name. Learn why, and how this name has been established over the last 66 years.

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Nikon continues to make major strides in the ophthalmic lens industry. In fact, the quality of its products has earned praise amongst consumers while setting the very standards recognized and adopted by industry specialists themselves. Learn more about the technology behind Nikon.

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