Nikon Coolpix S5100 Preview

Nikon continues to offer affordable compact cameras that are loaded with their proprietary technologies; enter the Coolpix S5100. This compact and stylish camera can easily fit into a small pants pocket or purse, and offers some appealing features for a sub $200 camera. These include a 12-megapixel image sensor, 720p HD video recording, a 5x optical zoom lens, 4-way image stabilization, and 18 exposure mode options for a wide variety of situations.

This affordable digicam was designed for those looking for an easy-to-use camera that won't break the bank, but still offers some useful features to help them capture better photos.

Nikon Coolpix S5100 key features:
  • 12.2-megapixel CCD image sensor
  • 5x optical zoom lens
  • 2.7-inch LCD
  • Nikon's 4-way VR Image Stabilization system
  • Broad sensitivity range up to ISO 3200 @ full resolution
  • 18 scene modes, including Scene Auto Selector, Subject Tracking, and their Smart Portrait System
  • Li-ion power source
  • SD/SDHC card slot
The Coolpix S5100 will hit dealer shelves starting in October 2010 with a MSRP of $179.95 US. There are four colors to choose from: Black, Pink, Purple, and Blue.

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