Nikon announces Coolpix P80
Nikon has announced its new Coolpix P80 high-performance compact camera that brings together a 10.1 megapixel CCD image sensor that is accompanied by other improvements such as Nikon’s very own innovative EXPEED digital image processing concept and an 18x optical Zoom-NIKKOR lens designed with the compact and comfortable styling of the Nikon Coolpix brand. Packing such a wallop where megapixels are concerned, the Nikon P80 is tipped to capture fine detail complete with the creative freedom to crop and edit. Its 18x Zoom-NIKKOR lens covers focal lengths from 27-486mm (35mm format equivalent), while Optical Vibration Reduction ensures steady shots are always taken no matter how much you zoom into the subject while standing in the cold with less clothes on than you wish you had.
Some of the modes offered by the P80 include Programmed Auto [P], Shutter-priority Auto [S], Aperture-priority Auto [A] and Manual [M], empowering users with the ability to tap into the creativity of D-SLR functions while maintaining the simplicity of Coolpix functionality. The all-new Sport Continuous Mode comes in handy if you love capturing images of people or animals in motion, capable of shooting up to 30 consecutive images at four, six or even 13 frames per second.
The new Nikon Coolpix P80 will come packaged with Nikon’s very own Coolpix Software Suite for organizing, editing and sharing photos. It also boasts PictBridge compatibility and reads both SD and SDHC memory cards just fine. The P80 ought to be in the market by now in the US, retailing for $399.95 per bundle. Guess if you’re in the market for a mid-range camera that is able to do its job extremely well, then the Coolpix P80 sounds like a pretty good place to start. Now, let the online world be flooded with reviews – any Nikon representatives read this blog?