Nikon Coolpix S570 Review

By Matt Metzker

Review posted 1/29/2010


Pros
Nikkor 5x wide optical zoom lens, fast start-up and auto focus, Auto Scene Selector, Smart Portrait shooting mode,
sharp, vibrant images
Cons
Slow processing time, slow continuous shooting, no display settings options,
LCD display is low quality
Bottom Line
The Nikon CoolPix S570 is a mixed bag of slowness and great images, ease of use and and image distorting LCD.  Read more in our Full Conclusion
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Nikon releases  the new Coolpix S570, a 12 megapixel, 5x optical zoom, wide-angle lens with a 35mm equivalent of 28-140mm. Packed in to the S570 is Nikon's 4-way VR image stabilization system, four shooting options including video recording and 17 scene modes. With the S570, Nikon also introduces Skin Softening to their Smart Portrait system. The S570 is compact and easy to operate, taking sharp vibrant images. 

Nikon Coolpix S570 Key Features:
  • 12-Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch imaging sensor
  • 5x optical zoom: 35mm equivalent of 35-105mm
  • 2.7-inch color LCD
  • Video Resolutions: TV movie 640 HQ, TV movie 640, small size 320 HQ, small size
  • motion detection
  • Quick retouch
  • 17 scene mode selections
  • 4-way VR image stabilization
  • Smart Portrait System
  • AF Area: Intelligent, Spot, Multi, Tracking
  • 47MB internal Memory
  • Li-Ion rechargeable Battery
  • SD and SDHC compatible
The Coolpix S570 is available in 4 colors, with a MSRP of US$179.99

Included with the S570:
  • Camera
  • Li-Ion Battery
  • Battery Charger
  • AC Power Cord
  • USB Cable
  • Strap
  • AV Cable
  • Software Suite CD-ROM


Also available in black, pink and red:

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