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February 9, 2011

Nikon unveils eight new COOLPIX cameras

logo_nikon.gifPowerful zooms, HD video and surprisingly competitive prices highlight the features available in Nikon's latest COOLPIX cameras, announced today.

Our thanks to Nikon USA representative Geoff Coalter for providing these bullet points on the new COOLPIX models:

COOLPIX_P500.jpgNikon COOLPIX P500:
▪ 36x Optical Zoom-NIKKOR ED Glass Lens (22.5mm wide-angle to 810mm super-telephoto)
▪ 12.1-Megapixels
▪ EXPEED C2 dual image processors and Backside Illumination (BSI) CMOS sensor enable high-speed continuous shooting, exceptional low-light quality and advanced performance
▪ Full HD (1080P) recording
▪ Available in March 2011 for $399.95 in Black and Red

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Nikon COOLPIX P300:
▪ 4.2x Wide-Angle, f/1.8 maximum aperture NIKKOR glass lens (24-100mm)
▪ 12.1 megapixel CMOS sensor
▪ Backside Illumination (BSI) CMOS sensor, High ISO Sensitivity, and fast wide-angle f/1.8 lens result in superior image quality in low-light conditions
▪ Aperture Priority (A), Shutter Priority (S) and Full Manual (M) Controls easily accessed by the camera’s convenient Mode Dial
▪ Available in March 2011 for $329.95 in Black

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Nikon COOLPIX S9100:
▪ 18x Optical Zoom-NIKKOR ED Glass Lens (25mm wide-angle to 450mm telephoto)
▪ 12.1-Megapixels in a deceptively thin body
▪ Full HD (1080p) movie recording with one-touch operation, optical zoom, stereo sound and the ability to capture still images during recording
▪ Huge, Bright 3.0-inch high-resolution VGA (921,000-dot) Clear Color Display
▪ Available in March 2011 for $329.95 in Black, Red, and Silver

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Nikon COOLPIX S6100:
▪ 16.0-Megapixels and a 7x Optical Zoom-NIKKOR ED Glass Lens (28mm wide-angle to 196mm telephoto)
▪ Touch Panel operation on huge, bright 3.0-inch high-resolution LCD
▪ HD Movies (720p) with HDMI connectivity
▪ Available in March 2011 for $199.95 in Silver, Red, Black and Violet

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Nikon COOLPIX S4100:
▪ 14.0-Megapixels and a 5x Optical Zoom-NIKKOR Glass Lens (26mm wide-angle to 130mm telephoto)
▪ Ultra slim (0.8-inches) camera body, with One-Touch recording and moviemaking of HD Movies (720p) with sound
▪ Intuitive Touch Panel operation on bright 3.0-inch high-resolution LCD
▪ Available in February 2011 for $179.95 in Champagne Plum, Silver, Black, and Red

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Nikon COOLPIX S3100:
▪ 14.0-Megapixels and a 5x Optical Zoom-NIKKOR Glass Lens (26mm wide-angle to 130mm telephoto)
▪ Sleek camera design (0.8 inches, 4.2 ounces), 2.7-inch LCD and ISO Capability up to 3200
▪ Features 19 Scene Modes, including Portrait, Party, Landscape and Sunset – all of which automatically adjust camera settings to specific scenes
▪ Available in February 2011 for $139.95 in Silver, Red, Black, Yellow, Purple, Blue and Pink

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Nikon COOLPIX L120:
▪ 14.1 Megapixels and a 21x Optical Zoom-NIKKOR Glass Lens (28mm wide-angle to 420mm super-telephoto)
▪ Advanced One-Touch HD (720p) Movie recording capabilities with Stereo Sound and Sports Continuous Shooting
▪ Features a 3.0-inch high-resolution HVGA (921,000-dot) LCD Color Display, Five-way VR
▪ Image Stabilization, Motion Detection and 17 Scene Modes
▪ AA-battery power
▪ Available in February 2011 for $279.95 in Black, Bronze and Red

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Nikon COOLPIX L24:
▪ 14.0 Megapixels and a 3.6x Optical Zoom-NIKKOR Glass Lens (37mm wide-angle to 134mm telephoto)
▪ Incredible 3.0-inch LCD and ISO 1600 Capability
▪ Easy Auto Mode automatically selects the best settings for a photograph and a Scene Mode system that allows the user to choose from 16 scenes to find the best one for the situation
▪ AA-battery power
▪ Available in February 2011 for $119.95 in Red, Black and Silver

Coinciding with the COOLPIX announcement, check out the latest installment in Nikon's podcast series featuring host Mark Ellwood and guest Steve Heiner discussing the new cameras.

Posted by flashdeadline at February 9, 2011 1:13 PM

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