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New Nikon p&s revealed – S60, S610, S610c, S560, P6000


Nikon Coolpix P6000 (source: stuff.tv):
  • price £429
  • 14MP sensor
  • 4x optical zoom
  • 2.7in screen
  • RAW format
  • GPS position stamp
  • full manual mode
  • out in September
And the Coolpix S series p&s that we promised (our source was dead on target):
Nikon Coolpix S60 (source: stuff.tv):
  • massive full 16:9 touchscreen
  • 3.5in LCD
  • bundled stylus
  • blink detection
  • accelerometer
  • 10MP sensor
  • 5x optical zoom
  • HDTV Pictmotion
  • available in September for £299
S560 - 10MP for £179
S610 and S610c with Wi–Fi for £249.
S710 - 14MP, 3in LCD, 3.6x optical zoom
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  • randini
  • Blog Admin

    So, how did they leak it without an official Nikon announcement?

  • Douglas

    im somewhat skeptical of this myself as DPReview hasn’t posted anything nor has Nikonusa.com. honestly the touch screen is somewhat disturbing in my opinion. Nikon is a camera and lens manufacturer, and a touch screen requires different technology than nikon has in the past shown intrest in (also why im hesitant/skeptical of the “video” posibility on the D90). if these rumors turn out to be acurate, then it shows Nikon moving in a completely different direction than what they are set up to do, and that personally makes me worry!

  • Blog Admin

    Now I can say these rumors are 100% acurate.

  • randini

    I really don’t know. If I had to guess, and assuming it’s true, I’d say that maybe Nikon sent out some sort of statement in time to catch the morning issue of the newspaper & once the article was ready it got leaked prematurely. After all, there’s supposed to be a official announcemnt of something 6am central European time (that’s what, another 1/2 hour away – we’ll know soon enough!!).

  • randini

    And here’s the announcement:
    http://www.nikon.com/about/news/2008/0807_coolpixp6000_01.htm

    Specs:
    Effective pixels 13.5 million
    Image sensor 1/1.7-in. CCD; total pixels: approx. 13.93 million
    Lens 4x Zoom-NIKKOR; 6.0-24.0mm (35mm [135] format picture angle: 28-112mm); f/2.7-5.9; 9 elements in 7 groups; Digital zoom: up to 4x (35mm [135] format picture angle: 448mm)
    Focus range (from lens) 50cm (1 ft. 7.7 in.) to infinity (∞); Macro close-up mode: 2cm (0.8 in.) to infinity (∞)
    Storage media Internal memory (approx. 48 MB), SD memory cards*1
    Image size (pixels) 4224 x 3168 (13M), 3264 x 2448 (8M), 2592 x 1944 (5M), 2048 x 1536 (3M), 1600 x 1200 (2M), 1280 x 960 (1M), 1024×768 (PC), 640 x 480 (TV), 4224 x 2816 (3:2), 4224 x 2376 (16:9), 3168 x 3168 (1:1)
    Vibration Reduction (VR) Optical lens shift VR
    ISO sensitivity ISO 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 2000, 3200*2, 6400*2, Auto (auto gain ISO 64-800), High ISO Sensitivity Auto (ISO 64-1600), Fixed Range Auto (ISO 64-100, 200, 400)
    Interface Hi-Speed USB
    Power sources Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL5 (supplied), AC Adapter EH-66 (supplied)
    Battery life Approx. 260 shots with EN-EL5 battery
    Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 107 x 65.5 x 42 mm (4.2 x 2.6 x 1.7 in.) excluding projections
    Weight Approx. 240 g (8.5oz.) without battery and SD memory card
    Supplied accessories*3 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL5, AC Adapter EH-66, USB Cable UC-E6, Audio Video Cable EG-CP14, Strap AN-CP18, Software Suite CD-ROM
    Optional accessories Battery Charger MH-61, Wide-angle Converter WC-E76, Adapter Ring UR-E21, Speedlight SB-400, SB-600, SB-900

  • Blog Admin

    Yep, they were late this time…

  • Hofbrau

    I’m totally dissappointed! What about the D90??????????????? Any new info????

  • stageshadow

    I really like the design and the new features of the P6000, but
    even more Mega pixels on this tiny sensor and a lens with this sluggish apertures…

    Nikon, you can do better!
    Put more Performance in your P series and i will buy…

  • rumpelhund

    Please please nikon get us a D90 by adding NRW-Raw to a D80. I wouldn’t need anything else in the whole wide world.

    From Wikipedia:
    North Rhine-Westphalia (German: Nordrhein-Westfalen, usually shortened to NRW, official short form NW)

  • gfx

    Weird slow lens f/2.7-5.9 My ancient canon G1 had a f/2-2.5 lens

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