Six new S-series cameras, including one with a built-in GPS function and high-power 18x optical zoom utilizing thin optics, one with an effective pixel count of 16.0-million pixels for superior image quality, and one that can be used by the entire family
TOKYO - Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce the release of six new COOLPIX S-series models that incorporate advanced functions in a stylish design.
The S9300 and S9200 are high-power zoom models equipped with 18x optical zoom NIKKOR lenses utilizing thin optics, and offering improvements to specifications available with the popular COOLPIX S9100 released in the spring of 2011. The backside illumination CMOS image sensor and lens-shift vibration reduction (VR) system built into these cameras enable capture of beautiful photos of even dimly lit or dark scenes. The S9200 is a basic model while the S9300 also offers a built-in GPS function. A new movie function for saving and playing back movies, which allows for recording of multiple scenes that are then saved as a single file, has been adopted.
The S6300 is a new model for the popular high-power, compact zoom model class. It offers one of the most compact bodies in its class despite the built-in 10x optical zoom NIKKOR lens. It also offers an effective pixel count of 16.0-million pixels and is equipped with a lens-shift vibration reduction (VR) function that makes the most of superior camera shake compensation precision. The S6300 offers superior image quality for both still images and movies recorded with its full-HD compatible movie function, as well as excellent balance between still image and movie recording functions.
The S4300 and S3300 are slim and stylish models that are slimmer than their predecessors despite improved zoom function and built-in VR. They are stylish models available in a variety of colors to suit any user's lifestyle or preferences.
Finally, the S30 is a compact digital camera based on a new concept which presumes use by the entire family. Every member of the family will enjoy the feel of the camera as well as the fun of taking pictures with it. It is designed with a simple symmetrical and familiar form and equipped with a new operation system that anyone can quickly master. What's more, the S30 offers specifications and functions that ensure fun and worry free shooting in a wide variety of situations, including dust resistance and waterproofing to a depth of three meters, shock resistance that withstands falls from heights of up to 80 cm, application of frames to still images with shooting, and a slide show function that incorporates background music and animation, all of which allow the camera to propose ways of increasing communication between all members of the family, from the youngest children to grandparents and great-grandparents.