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Nikon announces 4 new Coolpix models in the S-Series

Nikon launches four new Coolpix models in its S-Series. The new Coolpix S600 teams 10 megapixels of sharp resolution with ultra-swift response, a 4x zoom lens and at sensitivity settings as high as ISO 3200. The S550 model offers 10 megapixels too, a 5x zoom lens and a highest sensitivity settings of ISO 2000. The S520 offers 8.0 megapixels, a 3x zoom lens, and ISO 2000 too. Finally, the Coolpix S210 offers 8 megapixel resolution, 3x optical zoom and will be available in Pink, Silver, Black, Bronze, Blue, Purple, or Red...

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Nikon announces 4 new Coolpix models in the S-Series - digital camera and photography newsNikon COOLPIX S600
 
Making photography more beautiful and more fun with the premium quality of the world's smallest body and fastest start-up time

Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce the introduction of the COOLPIX S600, a stylish new camera that squeezes swift start-up time, advanced functions and outstanding photographic performance into the world's most compact body*. Built on a custom application of Nikon's innovative EXPEED digital image processing concept and incorporating the precision optics of a NIKKOR lens, the COOLPIX S600 is a powerful photographic tool that offers the added pleasure of sophisticated design and go-anywhere, shoot-anytime fun.

The COOLPIX S600 teams 10 effective megapixels of sharp resolution with ultra-swift response, and maintains image clarity even at sensitivity settings as high as ISO 3200.

A 4x Zoom-NIKKOR lens featuring Nikon's optical lens shift VR image stabilization enhances compositional freedom with 28mm wide-angle capability (35mm format equivalent) and the range to ably cover everything from panoramic landscapes to close-up portraits.

The COOLPIX S600 delivers high-speed auto focus performance and the world's fastest start-up time*1, 2 within 0.7 seconds and realizes fast AF.

The clean lines, solid feel and reassuringly firm hold of its metallic body demonstrate dedication to quality materials and fine craftsmanship. Large buttons and the user-friendly rotary multi selector are carefully positioned to provide intuitive operation, and the clear, bright image offered by large 2.7-inch LCD monitor makes it a pleasure to use, in or out of doors. The COOLPIX S600 will be available in a choice of Titanium Silver, Urban Black or Pink Gold body colors. (Color availability may vary according to region.)


Nikon COOLPIX S550

High performance, elegant design and advanced functions that help capture smiles more consistently and beautifully

Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce the introduction of the COOLPIX S550, a stylish new camera that elegantly packs high performance and advanced functions into the smallest body in its class*1. Built on a custom application of Nikon's innovative EXPEED digital image processing concept and incorporating the precision optics of a NIKKOR lens, the COOLPIX S550 brings new ease and fun to capturing smiling faces in the full beauty of special moments.

The COOLPIX S550 teams 10 effective megapixels of sharp resolution with quick response, and maintains image quality when taking advantage of sensitivity settings as high as ISO 2000. Enhancing compositional freedom is a 5x Zoom-NIKKOR lens with the range to ably cover scenes from buildings and group pictures to close-up portraits.

Unique new functions for the COOLPIX S550 help make it easier to shoot beautiful portraits and faithfully record precious smiles when they appear. Smile mode displays a gauge that indicates when the selected subject smiles, enabling the user to capture just the right moment. Blink warning displays a message when it detects that a subject has blinked, offers quick magnified visual confirmation, and allows the shot to be retaken immediately. The COOLPIX S550 will be available in a choice of Titanium Silver, Urban Black, Blue, or Purple body colors*2.


Nikon COOLPIX S520

Elegant design, quality finish and unique advanced functions take the effort out of taking beautiful pictures

Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce the introduction of the COOLPIX S520, a stylish new camera that pushes the level of photographic performance, operating ease and design elegance to new heights. Built on a custom application of Nikon's innovative EXPEED digital image processing concept and incorporating the precision optics of a NIKKOR lens, the COOLPIX S520 makes it easier to express individual expression in beautiful fashion.

The COOLPIX S520 offers 8.0 effective megapixels of sharp resolution, quick response, and maintains image quality and clarity with sensitivity settings as high as ISO 2000. It also includes the clarity and precision of a 3x Zoom-NIKKOR lens featuring Nikon's optical lens shift VR image stabilization.

Unique new functions for the COOLPIX S520 provide easier ways to express the scene and organize results. Food mode is a new scene mode selection enabling beautiful close-ups of food at high ISO settings in restaurants and other locations where flash photography is not permitted. Another new feature allows users to select their favorite three of the 16 available scene modes to appear in the Mode menu for easier access. Easy in-camera image organization allows favorite pictures to be saved to individual albums. And new viewing options include Face Zoom-in, which allows quick zooming in on and switching between faces during playback, to ensure that all subjects in the frame are captured clearly.

The COOLPIX S520 is housed in a quality-crafted aluminum body that fits comfortably in the hand. From the hairline treatment on the face to the clean design of the back and cable connectors hidden along the bottom, the compact body conveys functional beauty and classic camera appeal. The COOLPIX S520 will be available in a choice of Light Bronze, Urban Black, Purple, Pink, or Magenta body colors*.


Nikon COOLPIX S210

Elegantly slim design blends with high performance to bring greater pleasure to photography and to carrying a camera

Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce the introduction of the COOLPIX S210, a stylish new camera that's a pleasure to carry and a joy to shoot with. Built on a custom application of Nikon's innovative EXPEED digital image processing concept and incorporating the precision optics of a NIKKOR lens, the COOLPIX S210 places advanced shooting functions comfortably in the hand for greater fun with photography.

Outstanding imaging ability begins with 8.0 effective megapixels of sharp resolution. It gets even better with its digital image processing engine that faithfully reproduces fine details and subtle tones, delivers quick response, and maintains image quality and clarity when taking advantage of extended light sensitivity settings as high as ISO 2000. And completing the triad is the clarity and precision provided by a 3x Zoom-NIKKOR lens that covers a practical range from 38-114mm (35mm format equivalent) to ably capture everything from group shots to close-up portraits. Electronic VR image stabilization adds extra reassurance that the results will be sharper and clearer, especially in lower light or when shooting moving subjects.

As befits a fine photographic tool, the COOLPIX S210 is housed in a slim, quality-crafted aluminum body with gentle contours that fit comfortably in the hand. Functional beauty and classic camera appeal are the theme throughout, from the hairline treatment on the face to the clean design of the back with large control buttons and the user-friendly rotary multi selector carefully positioned to provide intuitive operation.

The COOLPIX S210 will be available in a choice of Bright Silver, Urban Black, Pink, Light Bronze, Blue, Purple, or Red body colors*.
January 29, 2008
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