Nikon Coolpix S6800 & S5300
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Nikon has expanded its Coolpix S range of slimline digital compact cameras with two Wi-Fi enabled 16-megapixel models. The Nikon Coolpix S6800 (£199.99 / €249.00 / $219.95, above) offers 12x optical zoom courtesy of a 25-300mm equivalent lens, and can take up to seven full-resolution photos in less than a second thanks to its 8.4fps continuous shooting speed. The Nikon Coolpix S5300 (£169.99 / €209.00 / $179.95) has a 25-200mm equivalent lens and offers 32 filter effects. Both cameras can record Full HD videos and both offer easy image sharing over Wi-Fi.
Nikon Press Release
NIKON ANNOUNCES WI-FI ENABLED COOLPIX S6800 AND COOLPIX S5300 CAMERAS
Nikon today introduces two Wi-Fi enabled compact cameras to its COOLPIX line up, both with highly efficient back-illuminated 16-megapixel CMOS sensors for detailed images, even in low light. The elegant yet powerful 16-megapixel COOLPIX S6800 with 12x optical zoom and up to 24x Dynamic Fine Zoom¹; and the slender and stylish 16-megapixel COOLPIX S5300 with 8x optical zoom and up to 16x Dynamic Fine Zoom¹.
The Nikon COOLPIX S6800 – Special moments are for sharing
The COOLPIX S6800 makes sharing your special moments simple, with built-in Wi-Fi for uploading photos directly to your smart device. The integrated Wi-Fi also lets you use your smart device as a remote control, making self-portraits simple. Share images taken on your travels with loved ones across the world, or across the street, as your photos create conversations the minute you upload them.
The slender body of this beautifully styled camera packs in a powerful 12x optical zoom and up to 24x Dynamic Fine Zoom, so you’ll always get close to the action. Shooting outstanding images is effortless, even in low light, thanks to the back-illuminated 16-megapixel CMOS image sensor and you can shoot Full HD movies at the touch of a button. Easy operation means you’re ready to capture life in motion at any time and advanced Glamour Retouch makes great portraits perfect. For close-ups and group shots the camera’s NIKKOR 12x optical zoom lens means you can enjoy wide-angle coverage (25-300mm), extendable to 24x Dynamic Fine Zoom with no loss of quality.
Found a stunning view you want to remember? With the COOLPIX S6800 you can capture exceptional images by tilting vertically or panning horizontally to create dynamic 360°/180° panoramas, while high speed continuous shooting means you are always ready, no matter what springs into view. Shooting seven consecutive shots at a speedy 8.4 frames per second will leave you breathless at the results. Also included is a micro USB output that allows quick battery charging.
James Loader, Senior Product Manager for Consumer Products at Nikon UK, comments: “The COOLPIX S6800 brings the world closer with its high quality optical zoom and built-in Wi-Fi capability. Bursting with intelligent features, this stylish compact camera allows you to both enjoy photography and help you achieve images you’ll be proud to share with friends and family on social networking sites.
The COOLPIX S6800 will be available in four colours: black, red, white and pink.
The Nikon COOLPIX S5300 – Designed for sharing in style
Sharing shots on social media is simple with the Wi-Fi built into the slender and stylish 16-megapixel COOLPIX S5300. Capture close-ups effortlessly with the wide-angle (25-200mm) 8x optical zoom and up to 16x Dynamic Fine Zoom, and view them clearly on a large 7.5-cm/3.0-in LCD screen, even in bright sunlight.
Take stunningly sharp photos night and day with the back-illuminated 16-megapixel CMOS image sensor that maximises the light each pixel receives to guarantee clear images at any time of day, while Hybrid VR (vibration reduction) counters camera shake for enhanced stability. You can record Full HD movies at the touch of a button too, so you’re always ready to catch memorable moments, whether they suit a stunning photo or movie.
Built in Wi-Fi lets you use your smart device as a remote control, making self-portraits super-simple, and you can use auto transfer to save your images to a smart device for easy sharing. For the image-conscious, advanced Glamour Retouch allows you to take your pick from 12 different effects, including Skin softening, Whiten teeth and even Lipstick tones for effortlessly flattering portraits you will be thrilled to share.
James Loader, Senior Product Manager for Consumer Products at Nikon UK, comments: “Sharing images is easy with the COOLPIX S5300 thanks to the built-in Wi-Fi that allows you to send photos directly to your smart device for instant uploading. An impressive 32 filter effects, including Cross Screen to add a starry effect to bright objects, will make your images sparkle; while advanced Glamour Retouch even lets you correct Mascara lines for that perfect portrait. The range of sophisticated features packed into this slender camera will leave you smiling behind the camera, as well as in front of it.”
The COOLPIX S5300 will be available in two colours: black and plum.
¹Dynamic Fine Zoom can zoom 2x further than the longest optical telephoto range, while maintaining maximum image resolution
²Product availability may vary depending on country.