Nikon intros CoolPix P300 / P500 digital cameras
Nikon today has announced two new digital cameras form its CoolPix P-series lineup, the P300 and the P500.
The P300 is equipped with a 12.2-megapixel backside illumination CMOS sensor backed by EXPEED C2 processing engine, f/1.8 wide-angle zoom NIKKOR lens and 920K dot 3.0-inch TFT LCD display with wide viewing angle. The compact camera offers 4.2 x optical zoom, four-way VR Image Stabilization, 8-fps high-speed continuous shooting,ISO range of 160-3200, and is capable of Full HD (1080p) video recording with stereo sound, also has HDMI out and USB port. P300 also includes a variety of shooting functions like Night Landscape mode, Backlighting mode, Panorama mode and a bunch of special and filter effects. It will be available next month at an estimated retail price of $329.95.
The P500 also pack 12.1-megapixel backside-illuminated CMOS sensor and EXPEED C2 image processing engine, 3-inch 921k-dot tilting TFT LCD monitor and has 36x wide-angle optical Zoom-NIKKOR ED glass lens (22.5-810mm equivalent). Other features inside are electronic vibration reduction (VR), full HD movies (1920 X 1080 pixels) with stereo sound which can be played back on a TV with an HDMI connector, 8-fps high-speed continuous shooting, ISO 3200 and of course a wide range of different modes, special and filter effects – Easy Panorama function, Soft, Selective Color, Cross Screen, Fisheye, Miniature Effect
Nikon Coolpix P500 camera will be available from March at estimated retail prices of $399.95