Nikon has introduced six new models to its Coolpix digital camera line, including some with touch screens, GPS, built-in Wi-Fi and more. The new cameras will be available beginning in September, 2008.
The stylish S60 comes in different colours and has a 3.0-inch LCD touch-screen interface.The S60 features a 3.5-inch LCD touch-screen interface that enables you to choose shooting and playback controls without needing to use a dial or button interface. You can also use the touchscreen to lock the camera's autofocus and exposure on a subject by touching the corresponding location on the screen.
The P6000 is a 13.5-megapixel camera with 4x wide-angle lens, Optical-VR image stabilization and other features. It sports support for NRW (digital raw) image format and can embed Global Positioning System (GPS) data into the photo's metadata for geotagging.
The S610C has a built-in Picture Mail button that sends images to Nikon's My Picturetown online service. The camera has built-in Wi-Fi connectivity.
The S610 doesn't have Wi-Fi, but the compact camera features a 10-megapixel sensor and 4x zoom lens. It also has "Active Child Mode," which will automatically track the movement of subjects like children and pets to help you get an in-focus picture of them. The S610 also has a 3.0-inch LCD display, in-camera red eye fix and new EN-El12 rechargeable Li-Ion battery.
The S560 is a 10-megapixel camera with 5x lens and image stabilization. It features a "Scene Auto Selector" mode that automatically selects the right scene mode for the image you're shooting. A 2.7-inch LCD monitor on the camera's back has an anti-reflective coating. Other features include in-camera red eye fix, D-Lighting, which compensates for excessive backlighting, and more. The S560 comes in black, blue and "cherry blossom" finishes.
The S710 is a compact camera with a 14.5-megapixel sensor and 3.6x optical zoom. It supports ISO up to 12800, and features new exposure modes and the new Scene Auto Selector Mode. It also has a 3.0-inch LCD display and is compatible with high-capacity SDHC cards.