Nikon Coolpix 2500 Review
Full Review posted on 03/20/2002
Introduction & Physical Views
Click on the Coolpix 2500 to take a QuickTime VR tour
The Coolpix 2500's QuickReview function allows you to view images captured on 1/4 of the BriteView color LCD monitor while simultaneously viewing the live action. Get the best photo in a variety of situations by choosing from one of twelve Scene Modes including Portrait, Landscape, Fireworks Show, Sunset, Close-Up, Night Portrait, Night Landscape, Copy, Beach/Snow, Museum, or the Backlight. Image quality is assured with the use of 256-element Matrix Metering, advanced digital image-processing and a high resolution 2-megapixel CCD that produces sharp and clean 8 x 10-inch pictures. The camera also offers a Movie Mode that allows users to create 320x240 QuickTime movies at 15fps for up to 15 seconds.
The Coolpix 2500 uses Nikon's new, rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery (EN-EL2) that has been exclusively designed for the ultra-slim camera. It provides extended battery life and the camera outfit also includes the charger.
The NikonView 5 software, gives users ultimate control of how they save, view, store and use their digital images. For added image creativity, the camera features an easy-to-use suite of software from ArcSoft. The Coolpix 2500 also offers ArcSoft Panorama Maker 2000, which lets users easily stitch together a number of images to automatically create beautiful panoramic photographs ready to print or e-mail.
Coolpix 2500 Features at a Glance:
The Coolpix 2500 comes with everything you need for quick and easy digital photography. In addition to the Coolpix 2500 camera, you get a USB cable for plug-and play simplicity, a 16MB 8x speed CompactFlash memory card, a rechargeable lithium-ion battery with charger and a hand strap. Available now for around $379.95.
The ultra-compact "palm size" Coolpix 2500
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Coolpix 2500 Specifications
Specifications are as represented by the manufacturer.
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