Nikon launches 6 megapixel Coolpix S3

Posted on Friday, Sep 02 2005 @ 13:35 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Nikon has introduced the 6.0 megapixel Coolpix S3. This digital camera has a stylish black metal body and is equipped with a 2.5-inch LCD display. It will be available later this month for $429.95.

Features:
  • 6.0 effective megapixels
  • 3x Zoom-Nikkor ED Glass lens with a focal range equivalent to that of a 35-105mm lens in 35mm format
  • Compact dimensions of (W x H x D - 3.5 x 2.3 x 0.8 inches)
  • Light weight of approx 4.2 oz. (without battery and memory card)
  • BSS (Best-Shot Selector) chooses best exposure automatically from ten (10) sequential shots
  • COOLSTATION MV-11 cradle included for easy downloading of images and recharging the battery in the camera
  • Single AF and Continuous AF can be selected in Movie Mode
  • 256-segment Matrix Metering, Center-weighted, and Spot AF metering in certain Scene Modes
  • 7 manual white balance settings and White Balance Bracketing
  • Direct printing with PictBridge compatibility
  • 4 of the 17 Scene Modes offer Scene Assist (Portrait, Night Portrait, Sports, Landscape)
  • World Time function allows local time to be set easily anywhere in the world
  • USB compatibility enables swift transfer of image data to computers
  • Voice memo function records up to 20 seconds of sound that can then be attached to an image
  • 4x digital zoom capability
  • Choice of Single AF and Continuous AF
  • Options for playback: Single, 4- and 9-segment thumbnail, Slideshow, 10x magnification
  • Built-in Speedlight: features settings for Auto, Red-eye Reduction by pre-flash, Anytime flash, Flash cancel and Slow sync.


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    Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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