Nikon Coolpix P50 Review
Review Date: December 17th 2007
Author: Gavin Stoker
SpecificationsEffective pixels 8.1 million
Image sensor 1/2.5-in. CCD; total pixels: approx. 8.29 million
Lens 3.6x Zoom-NIKKOR; 4.7-17.0mm (35mm  format picture angle: 28-102mm); f/2.8-5.6; 7 elements in 6 groups; Digital zoom: up to 4x (35mm  format picture angle: 408mm)
Focus range (from lens) 50cm (1 ft. 7.7 in.) to infinity (?); Macro close-up mode: 5cm (2 in.) to infinity (?)
Monitor 2.4-in., 115,000-dot, TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating
Storage media Internal memory (approx. 52 MB), SD memory cards
Image size (pixels) 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), 3984 x 2656 (3:2), 3968 x 2232 (16:9)
Vibration Reduction (VR) Electronic VR
ISO sensitivity ISO 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 2000, Auto (auto gain ISO 64-1000)
Power sources Two AA alkaline (supplied), lithium or oxyride batteries, two EN-MH1 recheargeable Ni-MH batteries (optional), EH-65A AC adapter (optional)
Battery life Approx. 140 shots with 2 alkaline AA-size batteries (based on CIPA standard)
Dimensions (WxHxD) Approx. 94.5 x 66 x 44 mm (3.8 x 2.6 x 1.8 in.) excluding projections
Weight Approx. 160 g (5.6 oz.) without battery and SD memory card
Supplied accessories Two 1.5V LR6 AA-size alkaline batteries, USB Cable UC-E6, Audio Video Cable EG-CP14, Strap AN-CP17, Dock Insert PV-16 Software Suite CD-ROM (Supplied accessories may differ by country or area).
Optional accessories Battery Charger MH-71, Rechargeable Battery EN-MH1 (set of two batteries), AC Adapter EH-65A, Accessory Kit CK-01, Camera Case CS-CPP50, Camera Bag CS-EU02.
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