SINGAPORE – Nikon Singapore Pte Ltd is pleased to announce the release of the Spring 2014 COOLPIX digital camera series featuring compact, easy-to-use and stylish digital cameras with high-power-zoom lenses. Made for individuals who seek user-friendliness but want to upgrade to richer images and videos than their smart devices can provide, the new range of COOLPIX digital cameras offer a hassle-free and reliable shooting experience which makes photography fun for everyone without compromising on image quality.
“Nikon’s new range of COOLPIX cameras provides consumers with the flexibility to capture a diverse range of subjects and scenes,” said Uemura Kimito, General Manager, International Marketing Division Imaging Group, Nikon Singapore Pte Ltd. “Our cutting-edge technology provides outstanding image quality and the ability for users to get up close and personal with their subjects using the improved zoom capabilities. Packaged in a compact and portable size, the new cameras make them ideal to have on-hand for any occasion.”
The nine new cameras are equipped with new technologies such as hybrid Vibration Reduction (VR) - a combination of lens-shift and electronic VR, better optical zoom as well as a Dynamic Fine Zoom1. Improved image enhancement features such as the Advanced Glamour Retouch are included. More cameras in the new series are Wi-Fi®-enabled to facilitate instant sharing of digital content on social networking sites, automatic image transfer and remote shooting.
Ideal for those who carry a camera often and enjoy taking and sharing images, the COOLPIX S6800 promises exceptional images with ease of operation and built-in Wi-Fi®. The camera sports a 16.0-megapixel backside-illuminated (BSI) CMOS sensor, 12x optical zoom (25-300mm, 35mm format equivalent), 24x Dynamic Fine Zoom1, high-performance VR technology and a Target Finding autofocus. It features versatile image-editing functions such as the Advanced Glamour Retouch that allows shine reduction and make-up enhancements (Lipstick, Mascara, Eye Shadow), as well as a five-level skin whitening function. It also includes several special and quick effects.
When images alone can't tell the whole story, the COOLPIX S6800 offers the Full HD experience of high-quality 1080/60i video. A four-axis vibration reduction compensates for camera shake under a wide variety of circumstances, such as when recording movies while walking, for sharp and clear recording.2 Users can create memorable, cinematic quality videos and easily share HD content via its HDMI output. The camera also includes record pause and movie editing functions, and supports still image taking during movie recording.
The camera has one of the most sleek bodies among high-power-zoom models with approximate dimensions of 96.8(W) x 57.5(H) x 22.9(D)mm (excluding projections), and weighing approximately 160g (including battery, SD memory card).
The high-quality images taken with the COOLPIX S6800 can be transferred to smart devices via Nikon’s Wireless Mobility App (available on the App Store or Google Play). The Wi-Fi® support feature can also be used to remotely control the camera through smart devices.
Colours available: Black, Red, White and Pink
The COOLPIX S6700 is a compact and powerful 20.1-megapixel camera with 10x optical zoom (25-250mm, 35mm format equivalent) and 20x Dynamic Fine Zoom1 that delivers larger and more vibrant images with minimal deterioration of image quality. The camera boasts a high-performance NIKKOR lens, Target Finding autofocus and lens-shift VR technology. It also has Advanced Glamour Retouch, Red-eye Correction, 12 kinds of special effects and 32 types of quick effects including the new Photo Illustration effect. The COOLPIX S6700 records 720p format HD movies with monaural sound. A four-axis vibration reduction compensates for camera shake under a wide variety of circumstances, such as when recording movies while walking, for sharp and clear recording.2
The COOLPIX S6700’s easy-to-carry, stylish body measures at approximately 95.0(W) x 58.0(H) x 21.4(D)mm (excluding projections) and weighs approximately 150g (including battery, SD memory card).
Colours available: Black and Red
The stylishly-slim COOLPIX S5300 lets users capture high-quality images even in low light or at a distance. This fashion statement comes with an 8x optical zoom (25-200mm, 35mm format equivalent) and 16x Dynamic Fine Zoom1 (up to approximately 400mm, 35mm format equivalent). The camera also allows macro shooting at approximately 2cm.
Equipped with a high-performance NIKKOR lens, the COOLPIX S5300 records 1080/60i format HD movies with stereo sound. A four-axis vibration reduction compensates for camera shake under a wide variety of circumstances, such as when recording movies while walking, for sharp and clear recording.2 It also includes optical zoom shooting, record pause and movie editing functions, and still image saving during recording.
The COOLPIX S5300 has multiple image-editing functions such as the Advanced Glamour Retouch and five-level skin whitening, along with several special and quick effects.
The camera has built-in Wi-Fi® capabilities for transferring images to smart devices and sharing on social networking sites. Nikon’s Wireless Mobile Utility app (available on the App Store or Google Play) also enables automatic transfer to and remote shooting from compatible smart devices. Lens-shift VR for stills and a combination of lens-shift and electronic VR for movies reduces the impact of camera shakes, enabling sharper images.
This stylishly slim, high-quality camera has approximate dimensions of 96.9(W) x 58.0(H) x 20.9(D)mm (excluding projections) and weighs approximately 140g (including battery, SD memory card).
Colours available: Black, Pink and Plum
The COOLPIX S3600 boasts high-quality styling and the slim form of its predecessor, the S3500. The camera’s finely crafted elegant design includes beautifully curved edges, along with aesthetically and functionally constructive coloured detailing.
The camera appeals to users’ individual styles, inspiring them to carry it everywhere. It has a slim 19.9mm body and weighs 130g (including battery, SD memory card).
The 20.1-megapixel COOLPIX S3600 is equipped with a high-performance NIKKOR lens and the EXPEED C2 image processing system. It comes with 8x optical zoom (25-200mm, 35mm format equivalent) and 16x Dynamic Fine Zoom1 (approximately 400mm, 35mm format equivalent), Target Finding autofocus, a Scene Auto Selector and lens-shift VR for beautifully sharp images. The camera records 720p format HD movies allowing optical zoom during recordings. A four-axis vibration reduction compensates for camera shake under a wide variety of circumstances, such as when recording movies while walking, for sharp and clear recording.2
Other features include 12 kinds of Advanced Glamour Retouch, several special and quick effects, and Red-eye Reduction. These image editing and enhancement functions are useful for users who want richer, sharper images without the hassle of complicated pre-shoot setting adjustments.
Colours available: Silver, Black, Red, Blue, Pink and Decorative Pink
The 20.1-megapixel COOLPIX S2800 with a 5x zoom (26-130mm, 35mm format equivalent) NIKKOR lens and an EXPEED C2 image processing engine is designed for users looking to record memories and enjoy picture-taking without complicated settings. The camera includes an Automatic Scene Selector that selects the most appropriate Scene Mode from the 15 default options, so users can shoot without worrying about the settings. It also comes with a Target Finding autofocus that intelligently detects the subject and focuses on it. The camera can record HD movies in 720p format with a single-push movie record button.
The camera boasts a slim body with a thickness of less than 20mm. It weighs approximately 121g (including battery, SD memory card) and comes in a variety of colours. Its high-quality look and feel is emphasized by the spin ring around the lens.
The COOLPIX S2800 comes with a variety of enjoyable pre-shoot special effects (12 kinds) and colour options. Its image editing and correction functions include post-shoot quick effects (32 kinds) with the newly added Photo Illustration and Advanced Glamour Retouch (12 kinds). It also includes Motion Blur Reduction, Scene Modes (18 kinds), Smart Portrait Mode, Smile Timer Continuous Mode, Best Shot Selector, advanced Red-eye Reduction, subject tracking, D-lighting, image playback during battery charging via USB and movie recording in PAL system.
Colours available: Silver, Black, Red, Pink, Purple and Decorative Purple
With improved usability for shooting both stills and movies beautifully, the COOLPIX L830 packs a 34x optical zoom (22.5-765mm, 35mm format equivalent) and 68x Dynamic Fine Zoom1 (approximately 1530mm, 35mm format equivalent) in a compact body. It also allows macro shooting as close as approximately 1cm.
The camera sports a 16.0-megapixel BSI-CMOS sensor that ensures brilliant pictures even in low-light and an approximately 921k-dot vari-angle LCD monitor (VGA) that enables shooting from various angles. It also supports Full HD movie recording in 1080/60i format with stereo sound. The L830 COOLPIX L830 features a new five-axis vibration reduction function that combines lens-shift vibration reduction with electronic vibration reduction for movie recording.3 This function, which combines compensation for camera shake, enables effective vibration reduction under a wider variety of circumstances.
The COOLPIX L830 is equipped with a combination of lens-shift and electronic VR for both stills and videos. This high-performance VR function together with an easy-to-hold grip and side zoom control provide superior stability while shooting. The camera also features Target Finding autofocus, image editing functions including special effects, filter effects and skin softening, an Intelligent Auto Mode and a Smart Portrait System.
The camera’s refined styling projects a sense of evolution and advancement. Its dimensions are approximately 111(W) x 75.8(H) x 91(D)mm (excluding projections) and it weighs approximately 500g (including batteries, SD memory card).
The camera utilizes four AA-size alkaline batteries that are readily available, AA rechargeable Ni-MH (EN-MH2) batteries, or lightweight, high-capacity AA lithium batteries, which support the capture of more than 1,000 photos4.
Colours available: Black, Red and Plum
The COOLPIX L330 is a compact camera that captures beautiful images with an ultra-high-power 26x optical zoom (22.5-585mm, 35mm format equivalent) covering wide-angle to telephoto shots. A high-pixel-count CCD image sensor that delivers 20.2 effective megapixels and a high-performance lens-shift VR function enable shooting of striking images for both stills and movies, all with minimal blur.
The camera sports a large 3 inch (7.6cm) HVGA screen, high-pixel-count LCD with anti-reflection coating for superb visibility during shooting and playback. It allows instant HD movie recordings in 720p format with monaural sound at the press of a dedicated button.
The camera inherits the high-quality design of the L320 and has the most compact body among the 26x optical zoom models. It has a comfortable grip and simply laid-out controls. Its dimensions are approximately 111.1(W) x 76.3(H) x 83.3(D)mm (excluding projections) and it weighs approximately 430g (including battery, SD memory card).
The COOLPIX L330 utilizes four AA-size alkaline batteries that are readily available, AA rechargeable Ni-MH (EN-MH2) batteries, or lightweight, AA lithium batteries, which support the capture of approximately 960 photos4.
Colour available: Black
The 16.14-megapixel COOLPIX L29 is ideal as a first digital camera. It offers easy-to-understand operation for photo-taking at an affordable price. It has a 5x optical zoom (26-130mm, 35mm format equivalent) and an approximately 230k-dot, 2.7 inch (6.7cm) TFT LCD monitor.
The camera features an Intelligent Auto Mode and can record 720p format HD movies with monaural sound. It also comes with multiple filter effects, a Blur Reduction function, a Smart Portrait System and the skin softening feature.
The exterior boosts functionality and ease-of-use and maintains impeccable quality standards. The high-quality design features temperately curved surfaces with metallic highlights. Its easy grip and clear controls further simplify navigation.
The COOLPIX L29 utilizes two AA-size alkaline batteries that are readily available, AA rechargeable Ni-MH (EN-MH2) batteries, or lightweight, AA lithium batteries, which support the capture of approximately 650 photos4.
Colours available: Silver, Black, Red and Decorative Purple
The COOLPIX L30 is a compact easy-to-operate camera with a high-performance 5x zoom (26-130mm, 35mm format equivalent) lens for quality pictures of various scenes. It is equipped with a high-pixel-count CCD image sensor that delivers 20.1 effective megapixels and an approximately 230k-dot, 3 inch (7.5cm) TFT LCD monitor with anti-reflection coating.
The camera features an Intelligent Auto Mode for a fuss-free shooting experience. It also allows HD movie recordings in 720p format with monaural sound at the click of a button.
The Glamour Retouch feature offers several image augmentations such as skin softening and whitening and facial feature enhancements for users to create flawless images without being experts in editing software.
The body of the camera inherits the favourably received and rounded shape of the L series. The convex front cover and wide thumb rest for secure and comfortable holding further facilitate ease-of-use. The camera dimensions are approximately 95.4(W) x 59.8(H) x 29.0(D)mm (excluding projections) and it weighs approximately 164g (including batteries, SD memory card).
The L30 utilizes two AA-size alkaline batteries that are readily available, AA rechargeable Ni-MH (EN-MH2) batteries that can be used over and over, or lightweight, AA lithium batteries, which support the capture of approximately 950 photos4.
Colours available: Silver, Black and Red
1 Dynamic Fine Zoom refers to the areas in which the camera can zoom while maintaining resolution from the maximum optical telephoto zoom position.
2 Four-axis vibration reduction combines lens-shift vibration reduction with electronic vibration reduction to compensate for camera shake. Effective stabilization of the scene displayed in the monitor as well, making framing movies easier for sharp and clear recording. Four-axis vibration reduction is used only with movie recording.
3 Five-axis vibration reduction is available with movie recording only.
4 Number of shots indicated for AA lithium battery life is the number of shots possible when AA Energizer® lithium batteries are used.
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