Featuring fast start-up and minimal shutter lag, the Nikon Coolpix S5100 is a 12.2-megapixel digital compact camera with 5x optical zoom with Vibration Reduction (VR). Other functions include one-touch HD video recording (720p at 30fps), a new flash control system plus motion and tripod detection. The latter of these technologies detects handheld or tripod shooting and automatically selects the ideal exposure, ISO sensitivity and shutter speed in order to reduce image blur. Available in October priced at $179.95 / €159.00, the Nikon Coolpix S5100 comes with 18 scene modes, Scene Auto Selector, Subject Tracking and Nikon’s Smart Portrait System on board.
Nikon Press Release
The New COOLPIX S5100: Style, Speed and Simplicity
The new COOLPIX S5100 combines speedy performance with sleek design for a stylish, yet convenient accessory for wherever life leads. Sporting a fast start-up time, a short shutter-release time and one-touch HD 720p movie recording at 30 fps, the S5100 helps to ensure memories are captured as soon as they happen. The S5100 plays host to a myriad of Nikon technologies used to capture beautiful nighttime and low light shots with less blur and noise. These features include image processing that results in less noise at high sensitivities, a motion detection function, lens-shift vibration reduction (VR) function and a new flash control system.
In addition to must-have features including 12.2-megapixel resolution, a bright 2.7-inch LCD display, 5x Optical Zoom and a 4-way VR Image Stabilization System with ISO settings to 3200 at full resolution, the COOLPIX S5100 also adds a new tripod detection function found on premium NIKKOR lenses. This function detects handheld or tripod shooting and automatically selects the ideal exposure, ISO sensitivity and shutter speed in order to reduce image blur and ensure sharp photos.
The stylish design and vivid color options of the COOLPIX S5100 make the camera a perfect outlet to express one’s personality, while user-friendly features like 18 scene modes, Scene Auto Selector, Subject Tracking and Nikon’s Smart Portrait System make the S5100 an easy-to-use tool for capturing remarkable photos virtually anywhere.
The COOLPIX S5100 will be available in October 2010 for $179.95* MSRP in a choice of attractive colors including black, pink, purple and blue.
*Estimated selling price listed is only an estimate. Actual prices are set by dealers and are subject to change at any time.