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Nikon announces the Coolpix S700 and S510

Nikon Corporation expands its Coolpix S-series with the S700 and S510. The Coolpix S700 features a 12.1 megapixel CCD image sensor, a 3x optical zoom Nikkor lens, and a 2.7-inch LCD monitor. The S510 features an 8.1 megapixel CCD image sensor, a slightly different 3x optical zoom Nikkor lens, and a 2.5-inch LCD monitor. Both cameras offer Face-priority AF with improved speed and efficiency, in-camera Red-Eye Fix, and D-Lighting  The cameras have approx. 52 MB of internal memory on board and a slot for SDHC cards...

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Nikon announces the Coolpix S700 and S510 - digital camera and photography newsNikon COOLPIX S700 Feature Highlights

VR image stabilization for crisper results
Image sensor shift VR (Vibration Reduction) lets the COOLPIX S700 detect camera movement, make precise automatic adjustments to compensate by moving the image sensor, and thereby help overcome the effects of camera shake and produce satisfyingly sharp images, while also contributing to a reassuring shooting experience.

ISO 3200 capability
Light sensitivity can be manually set as high as ISO 3200*. In High-Sensitivity mode, ISO control automatically selects the optimal sensitivity setting for the shot across a range up to ISO 1600.

Large 2.7-inch LCD monitor for quality viewing and menu operation
Almost defying the compact body proportions of the COOLPIX S700 is a high quality 2.7-inch LCD monitor. Features include 230,000 dots of high resolution, a wide viewing angle of 160 degrees, anti-reflection coating for better display in bright situations, and a new acrylic panel that prevents scratches and fingerprints.

*ISO 3200 is available only for image sizes of 5M (2592 x 1944) or smaller

Nikon COOLPIX S700 Other Features

• Three Unique Nikon Image Innovations
  o Face-priority AF with improved speed and efficiency
  o In-Camera Red-Eye Fix
  o D-Lighting
• Light weight with highly compact dimensions
• Macro shooting from as close as 6 cm (2.4 in.)
• 4x digital zoom extends compositional freedom
• Improved menu interface, available in a choice of 23 languages
• Time zone function for easy setting of multiple locations
• SDHC card compatibility
• Approx. 52 MB of internal memory
• USB connectivity for swift data transfer to computers and other peripherals
• PictBridge and ImageLink compatibility
• Distortion control


Nikon COOLPIX S510 Feature Highlights

Proven lens shift VR image stabilization
Field proven technology originally developed for interchangeable lenses used in Nikon SLR camera systems, optical lens shift VR image stabilization counteracts the effects of camera shake in lower light or when shooting to help achieve sharper results. Active full time, VR also stabilizes images displayed on the 2.5-inch high-resolution LCD monitor for easier framing and more reassured shooting.

ISO 2000 capability for extended shooting range
The COOLPIX S510 makes it easier to take great-looking pictures in lower lighting conditions or to capture fast moving subjects with outstanding clarity by offering manual sensitivity settings as high as ISO 2000. And the new image processing engine preserves high image quality even when shooting with high ISO settings, thanks to enhanced noise reduction and an improved signal-to-noise ratio. Also available is AUTO ISO control, which automatically selects the optimal sensitivity for the shot across a range between ISO 64 and ISO 1000, and High-Sensitivity mode which minimizes blur by automatically selecting optimal light sensitivity from a range between ISO 64 and 1600.

Large 2.5-inch LCD monitor for quality viewing and menu operation
The COOLPIX S510 has a high quality 2.5-inch LCD monitor featuring 230,000 dots of high resolution, a wide viewing angle of 160 degrees, anti-reflection coating for better display in bright situations, and a new acrylic panel that prevents scratches and fingerprints.

Nikon COOLPIX S510 Other Features
• Three Unique Nikon Image Innovations
  o Face-priority AF with improved speed and efficiency
  o In-Camera Red-Eye Fix
  o D-Lighting
• Light weight with highly compact dimensions
• Macro shooting from as close as 15 cm (5.9 in.)
• 4x digital zoom extends compositional freedom
• Improved menu interface, available in a choice of 23 languages
• Time zone function for easy setting of multiple locations
• Approx. 52 MB of internal memory
• SDHC card compatibility
• USB connectivity
• PictBridge compatibility
August 30, 2007
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