Nissin has announced a new high-power flashgun, the i60A, which is due to hit UK high streets this summer.

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Powered by four AA batteries, or an external power source, the Nissin i60A also boasts a video light function and a built-in diffuser designed to provide 16mm of lens coverage.

Weighing 300g – and under 4.5in high – the Nissin i60A is built to be suitable for use with Canon, Nikon, Sony, Micro Four Thirds and Fujifilm compact system cameras – as well as high-end compacts.

The 24-200mm zoom range can be adjusted automatically, or manually.

The kit will include a soft box and an extendable bounce card.

The video light function has nine-step output level adjustment and a claimed usage time of up to 3.5 hours

The Nissin i60A will carry a yet-to-be-confirmed price of £287.94.