Nikon Coolpix S630 Review

Review posted 4/8/2009

Nikon's Press Release

MELVILLE, NY (Feb. 2, 2009) - Sleek design, and innovative technology come together in Nikon's new Style Series cameras, giving consumers a variety of options to find a camera that reflects their tastes, style and expertise. With the S630, users get incredible zoom capabilities in a pocket-sized camera. Not only do the new cameras provide consumers with choice, they leverage proven Nikon technologies to take the guess work out of photography and help ensure every picture is a beautiful picture. In addition to the S630, Nikon also introduced the new S620 and the S220.

'Our new COOLPIX S-Series cameras combine a series of standard features that enhance consumers' picture taking experience, with unique elements that reflect their individuality,' said Bill Giordano, General Manager Marketing, COOLPIX for Nikon Inc. 'When consumers pull one of the new S-Series camera from their bag or pocket, the camera looks as great as the pictures they take.'

All S-Series cameras incorporate Nikon's world-class NIKKOR lenses, which deliver extremely accurate and high-speed focusing, and Nikon's EXPEED digital image processing concept, which ensures high-quality pictures with stunning color and sharpness. The S-Series cameras also include elements of the enhanced Smart Portrait System, which assists in getting smiling subjects free of red-eye and blinking; 4-Way Vibration Reduction (VR) Image Stabilization, resulting in blur-free pictures, even in low light or unsteady conditions; and Scene Auto Selector, which automatically recognizes the scene in your camera and adjusts the camera settings.

Specific camera features include:

  • S630: Pocket-sized camera with Sure Grip design and 7x Optical Zoom; 12 megapixels; 2.7-inch LCD with anti-reflection coating; Sport Continuous Mode for up to 11 fpsi; Scene Auto Selector; Smart Portrait System (Smile Mode, Blink Proof, In-Camera Red-Eye Fix, Enhanced Face-Priority AF); 4-Way VR Image Stabilization (Optical VR by CCD shift, Motion Detection, High ISO up to 6400, Best Shot Selector); Available in five colors: Jet Black, Royal Purple, Midnight Blue, Ruby Red and Titanium Silver.

The new COOLPIX S-Series cameras will be available nationwide February 2009. The S630 will retail for $279.95; the S620 will retail for $269.95; and S220 will retail for $149.95.

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