Nikon Announces Six Colorful, Consumer Friendly COOLPIX Cameras
The COOLPIX S550 elegantly packs high performance and advanced functions into an ultra-compact body. The S550 boasts 10 effective megapixels of sharp resolution, a 5x Zoom-NIKKOR lens, and Electronic Vibration Reduction (VR) Image Stabilization and two new modes that enhance portrait photography: Smile Mode, which automatically triggers the shutter when the subject smiles, as well as Blink Warning, which displays a warning message when the subject has blinked. The COOLPIX S550 will be available in an array of new colors - plum, cool blue and graphite black - allowing consumers to not only express themselves with their photos, but with their cameras as well.
A standout in the slim-compact camera category, the COOLPIX S600 features an astonishingly fast start-up time, advanced functions, outstanding photographic performance and a slim and stylish body. Boasting 10 effective megapixels, a 4x wide-angle 28-112mm Zoom-NIKKOR lens, Optical Vibration Reduction (VR) Image Stabilization and the fastest start-up time for any camera in its class, the COOLPIX S600 is perfect for consumers who want stunning photos and an equally stunning camera. The COOLPIX S600's all-metal body will be available in ultra-cool Slate Black. For capturing action shots or fast moving kids, the COOLPIX S600 adds an Active Child Mode to the 14 existing scene modes that are standard in COOLPIX cameras.
The new COOLPIX S-Series cameras will be available nationwide beginning March 2008. The S210 will retail for 179.95**, the COOLPIX S520 and S550 will retail for $229.95**, and the S600 will retail for $299.95**.
NIKON'S NEW COOLPIX P60 DIGITAL CAMERA BLENDS FUNCTIONAL STYLING AND ADVANCED FEATURES FOR SOLID PERFORMANCE
Developed for the consumer looking for a compact digital camera with creative control, the 8.1 effective megapixel P60 delivers powerful resolution and a 5x Zoom-NIKKOR glass lens with Vibration Reduction (VR) Image Stabilization for stunningly sharp images. A first in the COOLPIX line, the P60 offers an electronic viewfinder for consumers who like to compose a photo with the camera close to their eye.
The COOLPIX P60 comes with a functional body design and a defined hand grip for secure finger placement and easy operation. The camera's mode dial includes two exposure modes - Programmed Auto and Manual - to offer consumers creative control over the pictures they take. To ensure sharp and steady images when utilizing the camera's 5x zoom, the P60 boasts sophisticated Vibration Reduction (VR) Image Stabilization technology, which helps overcome the effects of camera shake. The P60 also sports an extended light sensitivity range up to ISO 2000, which helps capture stunning pictures in low light settings.
The COOLPIX P60 will be available nationwide March 2008 with an MSRP of $229.95**. For more information on Nikon's products, please visit www.nikonusa.com.
** Estimated selling price listed is only an estimate. Actual prices are set by dealers and are subject to change at any time.About Nikon
Nikon, At the Heart of the Imageâ¢. Nikon Inc. is the world leader in digital imaging, precision optics and photo imaging technology and is globally recognized for setting new standards in product design and performance for its award-winning consumer and professional photographic equipment. Nikon Inc. distributes consumer and professional digital SLR cameras, NIKKOR optics, Speedlights and system accessories; Nikon COOLPIX® compact digital cameras; COOLSCAN® digital film scanners; 35mm film SLR cameras; Nikon software products and Nikon sports and recreational optics. Nikon D Series digital SLR cameras are recognized as "Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Digital SLR cameras, according to the latest J.D. Power and Associates 2007 Digital Camera Satisfaction Study. Nikon Corporation, the parent company of Nikon Inc., recently celebrated its 90th anniversary and announced the production of over 40 million NIKKOR SLR interchangeable lenses. For more information, dial (800) NIKON-US or visit www.nikonusa.com, which links all levels of photographers to the Web's most comprehensive photo learning and sharing communities.