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Nikon Coolpix S6900 compact camera has flip-out display, stand

09/12, 7:23am

Coolpix S6900 includes glamor modes, front-facing shutter button

Nikon's second camera launch of the day is a new device in its Coolpix compact camera range aimed at "selfies." The Coolpix S6900 is a 16-megapixel shooter with a wide-angle 12x optical zoom lens, with Nikon pitching it as a camera for impromptu self portraits and sharing on social networks, thanks to its display, stand, and Wi-Fi connectivity.

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Nikon reattempts Android-powered camera with Coolpix S810c

04/10, 6:53am

Coolpix S810c uses Android Jelly Bean, has 16MP sensor

Nikon is adding another camera to its popular Coolpix line, with an Android-based device. The Coolpix S810c runs on Android 4.2.2, an upgrade from the Android 2.3 used in the Coolpix S800c two years ago, and while it has a similar 16-megapixel sensor to its predecessor, its optical zoom has been improved from 10x to a greater 12x, doubling to 24x using "Dynamic Fine Zoom."

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Nikon refreshes Coolpix line with six new shooters

02/06, 11:26pm

New line focuses on connectivity, optical zoom, new CMOS

Nikon announced the latest additions to its lineup of Coolpix cameras that offer advanced optics and performance. The 60x zoom Coolpix P600 and 42x zoom Coolpix P530 provide super-long zoom lenses, and the ability to capture images and Full HD (1080p) videos. Additionally, the slim 30x zoom Coolpix S9700 and the Coolpix P340 claim to provide quality images in a compact package.

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Nikon announces starter DSLR, five new Coolpix models

01/06, 11:26pm

D3300 offers 24MP, in-camera panorama, 60fps Full HD, more

Camera maker Nikon has used the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas to debut a new line of consumer-oriented Coolpix cameras as well as a replacement for the entry-level D3200 DSLR. It also announced that it will produce a successor to the D4, called the D4S, later this year. The new D3300 now features 24-megapixel shooting, full HD video at 60fps, in-camera panorama and burst shooting. The Coolpix models are mostly point-and-shoot, with one "superzoom" offering.

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Nikon releases Coolpix S02 compact, P7800 full-size point-and-shoots

09/05, 1:56am

Sequels to S01 and P7700 add features for different consumer needs

Nikon on Wednesday debuted two new cameras that are upgrades from previous models. The Coolpix S02 follows the pocketable compact point-and-shoot S01, and is even smaller and lighter than its predecessor. It's goal is to be a tiny camera that still take better pictures than most mobile phones, but light enough to convince consumers to also bring it along. The larger Coolpix P7800 is a sequel to last year's P7700, and adds a significantly-improved 921,000-dot electronic viewfinder and wider aperture range, aiming more for the advanced consumer market.

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Nikon prepares Coolpix S6600, Coolpix L620 for September launch

08/06, 5:34am

16MP Coolpix S6600 compact camera includes Wi-Fi, gesture controls

Nikon has launched a pair of cameras in its Coolpix compact camera range. The Coolpix S6600 offers a 16-megapixel backside-illuminated CMOS sensor with lens-shift vibration reduction and 12x optical zoom, while the Coolpix L620 is equipped with an 18.1-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor with 14x optical zoom and a similar vibration reduction system.

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Nikon adds Coolpix A, P330, S3500 cameras to catalog

03/05, 6:40am

Compact cameras include vibration reduction, improved sensors

Nikon has revealed three new Coolpix cameras, including its first with a DX-format CMOS sensor. The Coolpix A aims to offer customers the image quality found in a DSLR but inside a compact camera, while the P330 expands on the groundwork done by the Coolpix P310, and the S3500 provides an upgraded feature set to the Coolpix S line, including lens-shift vibration reduction.

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Nikon introduces super-zoom L820, P520 to Coolpix range

01/29, 10:03am

New 16, 18-megapixel cameras include 30x, 42x zoom

Nikon has extended its point-and-shoot Coolpix line with a pair of compact super-zoom cameras. The 16-megapixel Coolpix L820 is capable of recording Full HD video through its 30x zoom NIKKOR lens, while the more-powerful and higher-resolution 18-megapixel Coolpix P520 increases the zoom range of the lens to 42-times.

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Nikon reveals rugged Coolpix AW110, S31 for outdoor use

01/29, 7:37am

Coolpix additions include resistance to shocks, water, dust

Nikon has revealed two additional cameras to its Coolpix range, all designed for outdoor use. The budget-priced S31 offers a cheap point-and-shoot with protection from the elements, while the AW110 offers a bigger image sensor, larger zoom, increased protection, and other outdoor-related functionality, such as GPS.

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Nikon adds cameras, lenses to 1 Series, shows new Coolpix

01/08, 9:41am

Coolpix S6500 adds Wi-Fi connectivity, smartphone controls

Nikon has unveiled expansions to its 1 Series line of mirrorless cameras, as well as a new model of Coolpix point-and-shoot camera. The J3 and S1 for the 1 Series were both revealed at CES, alongside two new 1 Nikkor lenses and the Coolpix S6500, complete with a 12-times optical zoom and built-in image retouching effects.

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Nikon adds P7700, S6400, S01 to Coolpix line

08/22, 1:07am

P7700 new high-end camera, S01 smallest Coolpix ever

In addition to the Android-powered S800c point-and-shoot camera, Nikon also announced three other cameras in the Coolpix line today. The P7700 is the newest high-end flagship model for the Coolpix line, while the consumer-oriented 16MP S6400 is a basic point-and-shoot camera available in several different colors, and the smallest and lightest Coolpix ever has been announced -- the S01.

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Nikon goes budget rugged with S30, adds L810 and L26

02/01, 12:00am

Nikon Coolpix S30, L810, and L26 appear

One more set of Coolpix updates from Nikon on Tuesday has focused on the budget end but included a new category of camera for the company. The S30 is one of the least expensive rugged cameras yet and can take going underwater, down to 9.8 feet, or drops of up to 2.6 feet. Its lens shoots at just 3X but is self-contained to minimize the impact.

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Nikon Coolpix Sx300 cameras arrive with better low light

01/31, 11:50pm

Nikon Coolpix S3300, S4300, S6300, S9300 official

Nikon's Coolpix upgrades continued Tuesday with four S-series camera upgrades. The S3300, S4300, S6300, and S9300 all have 16-megapixel sensors. The S6300 and S9300 have backside-illuminated CMOS sensors that give them much better low-light performance.

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Nikon adds Coolpix P510 with 42X zoom, P310 with f1.8 lens

01/31, 11:30pm

Nikon P510 and P310 push long zooms

Nikon led a slew of Coolpix camera launches Tuesday night with two models straddling the line between pro and amateur shooting. The P510 has one of the longest zooms ever on a non-removable lens camera and can shoot at 42X (24-1,000mm equivalent) with a purportedly more aggressive image stabilization engine. A 16.1-megapixel, backside-illuminated CMOS sensor helps combat shake along with helping in low light and improving autofocus speed.

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Nikon D800 expected February 6, new Coolpix on February 1

01/27, 2:30pm

Nikon D800 gets firmer release date leak

Nikon's long-expected D800 full-frame DSLR may have a firmer ship date from a collation of tips. The pro camera is now believed with confidence by Nikon Rumors to be unveiled on February 6, with numerous events scheduled on February 7. The timing would be a deliberate prelude to the CP+ camera show starting February 9 in Japan.

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Nikon iP-PJ projects iPhone photos through Coolpix camera

11/17, 7:45pm

Update adds documents & PDFs to projectable files

Nikon has released an updated version of its iP-PJ Transfer app (free, App Store). With it, an iPad or iPhone user who has access to a Coolpix S1200pj camera can use that device to project a broader range of content than previously possible. In the past, users were limited to just slideshows and YouTube videos.

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Nikon adds Coolpix S1200pj with iOS projection, new S series

08/24, 1:10am

New Coolpix S1200pj, S6200, S8200, S100

Nikon's camera launches continued Wednesday with four S series Coolpix models. Topping these for uniqueness is the S1200pj, its next-generation projection camera. It now has a brighter 20-lumen pico projector and supports iPads, iPhones, and iPods to show both imagery at sizes as well as raw content and PC material, all up to 60 inches across.

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Nikon unveils AW100 rugged, P7100 semi-pro Coolpix cameras

08/24, 12:40am

Nikon AW100 and P7100 headline camera revamp

Nikon rolled out a sweeping change to its Coolpix range Wednesday. The AW100 is a first for Nikon as a ruggedized, modern camera. The 16-megapixel camera can stay underwater at up to 33 feet, can survive temperatures as cold as 14F, and will take drops from up to five feet.

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Nikon Coolpix P7100, AW100 details slip early

08/23, 2:55pm

Nikon Coolpix P7100 tech specs revealed early

Some early technical details of the Nikon Coolpix P7100 expected to be officially unveiled on Wednesday have been leaked thanks to Nikon Rumors. The P7100 will sport a 10-megapixel sensor and a 7X zoom, equivalent to a 28-200mm lens. Previews should come from a three-inch, 921,000-dot tilting display out back, and the sensitivity will range from ISO 100 to 3,200, with a 6,400 special setting.

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Nikon may show D3, D700 sequels August 24

07/26, 6:40pm

Nikon pegs special event for August 24

Nikon is planning its customary late summer introduction for August 24, multiple sources said. Press events are due in multiple countries on August 24. Nikon Rumors lacked a full schedule but expected that the D3s and D700 sequels would show that day with Coolpix cameras a week earlier.

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Nikon seen launching first rugged Coolpix, new projector cam

07/22, 11:15am

Will be adding underwater camera to line-up

Nikon regularly releases new members of its Coolpix point-and-shoot camera line every August. Nikon Rumors reports that there will be several significant announcements. Included will be a ruggedized model, an underwater model and a new model with built-in projector.

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Nikon rep hints D3, D700 replacements by end of August

07/19, 1:10pm

Nikon rep statement indicates new FX cameras due

An e-mail from a reader of NikonRumors maintains that a Nikon rep at an event promised two new FX (full-frame) bodies will be announced in August. The pair, expected to replace the D3 and D700, will ship in the fall, the rep also said. He gave no clues as to details.

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Nikon says S4100, S6100 still alive in Americas

05/13, 9:20pm

Nikon USA confirms S4100 and S6100 good to go

The Nikon Coolpix S4100, which was said to have been cancelled due to the Japan earthquake will still be released in the US. It, along with the Nikon S6100 will still make to the US market as planned according to Nikon USA. “The Nikon COOLPIX S4100 and S6100 cameras are available in the Americas. As recently reported by Nikon Corporation, sales of these products are being discontinued in some markets however availability of these products in the Americas will not be impacted,” reads a statement from the company.

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Nikon scraps Coolpix S4100 due to Japanese earthquake

05/11, 8:00am

Nikon scaps Coolpix S4100 due to supply shortages

Nikon has seemingly scrapped plans for the Coolpix S4100 due to the Japanese earthquake according to an official press release from the company. The camera was announced in February and was due to ship this May. However, the company now says that it has had to either cancel or indefinitely shelve the camera as a result of parts shortages.

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Review: Nikon Coolpix P7000

03/13, 4:45pm

Our review of Nikon's P7000 semi-pro camera

When serious photo enthusiasts have desired a pocket-style camera to carry along when the big rigs were too much, there were only a few places they could look for a suitable tool. Canon has had its well-received G-series cameras, Panasonic has come to the game with the LX5, and Samsung has its new EX1. But Nikon is new to the category -- and we'll find out in our review of the Coolpix P7000 if it's viable competition or still too young.

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Nikon preps 21X zoom L120, budget L24 pocket cameras

02/08, 9:40pm

Nikon Coolpix L120 and L24 round out intros

Nikon wrapped up its CP+ camera show unveilings with two L-series Coolpix entries. Its L120 is a major leap from the L110 and zooms out much further, to 21X. It still shoots 720p video and up to ISO 6,400 (in low resolution), but a resolution boost to 14 megapixels and a twice as sharp 921,000-pixel, three-inch LCD improve the actual and perceived detail.

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Nikon outs low-light S9100, three other S-series cameras

02/08, 9:20pm

Nikon S9100, S6100, S4100 and S3100 debut

Continuing with a slew of camera launches, Nikon brought out four new Coolpix S-series cameras to kick off the CP+ expo. Its S9100 has the same CMOS sensor technology as underneath the P300 and P500 but puts it into a compact camera that still manages an 18X (25-450mm) zoom. It likewise shares the same night landscape, night portrait and backlight HDR modes.

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Nikon intros Coolpix P300 and P500 to take on Canon

02/08, 8:55pm

Nikon Coolpix P300 and P500 official

Nikon on Tuesday evening rolled out a pair of high-end Coolpix cameras to challenge once-safe Canon territory. The P300 is its direct challenger to the Canon S95 or S4500 IS and packs a 4.2X (24-100mm) lens with a very wide f1.8 aperture. Mated to a 12.2-megapixel CMOS sensor, it's both much more suitable in low light than a usual compact and much faster; the shallow depth of field also helps with macros.

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Nikon patents DSLR with built-in projector

01/28, 10:30am

Nikon working on DSLR with built-in projector

Nikon is following up its point-and-shoot Coolpix S1100pj that sported a built-in projector with a similar concept applied to a full-sized DSLR camera, according to a patent filing in Japan. The Japanese translation claims the projector is built into the electronic viewfinder, but the technical drawings seem to show the projected image coming from the lens itself. Depending on the mode the camera is in, looking through the viewfinder will either show the image or project it onto an exterior screen.

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Nikon event slated for February 9, Coolpix P500 likely

01/27, 12:15pm

Nikon to show off new cameras on February 9?

Nikon will be holding press conferences in multiple countries on February 9, 2011, a date which also coincides with the opening of the CP+ Camera and Photo Imaging Show in Japan. On this day, a number of new product unveilings are expected from the camera-maker, with the Coolpix P500 expected to be one of them. The point-and-shoot camera should get a 36X zoom, a 12-megapixel, back-illuminated CMOS sensor and a price tag equivalent to $410.

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Nikon rumored for mirrorless in April, P500 in February

01/19, 3:10pm

Nikon mirrorless and Coolpix P500 get details

Two leaks in the past day may have given clues as to Nikon's camera strategy year, including the first more tangible details of its mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. One hint puts the mirrorless camera's launch in April and explains Nikon's public aims to be different as a shift to the pro market. Moving to a more advanced model would both help separate camera from Nikon's entry-level DSLRs and entice those on existing mirrorless systems to upgrade, Mirrorless Rumors heard.

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Briefly: Nook for Android updated, Nikon Coolpix pre-orders

09/10, 5:10pm

Amazon offers Nikon pre-orders

A new version of Nook for Android has been released in the Android Market, adding additional options for customizing the reading interface. In version 2.2, several options have been added to improve the overall experience, including additional line spacing options, the ability to turn text justification on and off, and an improved settings screen. An option for hiding the status bar while reading has also been added. Additionally, the update incorporates QuickActions, which makes use of pop-up menus to provide access to commonly used options, such as Details, LendMe, More By, and Buy Now. Nook for Android is a free download in the Android Market and requires Android 1.6 or higher to run.

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Nikon adds P7000 pro compact, S8100 and S80

09/08, 12:15am

Nikon makes P7000, S8100 and S80 official

Nikon tonight unveiled an anticipated trio of high-end compact cameras, starting with a direct challenger to the Canon G12. The Coolpix P7000 follows the same philosophy of a large, lower resolution 10-megapixel sensor more sensitive to low light; it's also the first camera with an EXPEED C2 image processor that promises better quality. Moving to the new CCD opens the camera up to a regular sensitivity range of ISO 100 to 6,400 as well as special low noise night mode that drops the resolution in return for cleaner images and a maximum ISO of 12,800.

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Nikon Coolpix P7000 allegedly seen, takes cue from Canon

09/07, 3:40pm

Nikon Coolpix P7000 gets last-minute leak

Nikon's repeatedly rumored Coolpix P7000 semi-pro camera may have been spotted just ahead of a launch this evening. The camera would take more of a direct cue from the Canon G11 with a large optical viewfinder directly above the lens. Accordingly, Nikon Rumors' image would give the camera much more control with two extra, dedicated dials and a function button for programmable commands.

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Nikon Coolpix P7000, D7000 tapped for September 8 and 15

08/27, 4:00pm

Nikon P7000 and D7000 get Sept launches

A key leak on Friday has pointed to Nikon launching two of its most important cameras for the year in the last two weeks before the Photokina show. The Coolpix P7000 and possibly some more point-and-shoot models should be unveiled September 8, according to Nikon Rumors, while the D7000 DSLR would arrive a week later, on September 15. A 200mm f2 telephoto lens, an unidentified second lens and a new Speedlight flash are also seen coming on the second date.

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Nikon makes S1100pj projector camera official

08/17, 12:20am

Nikon confirms S1100pj and S5100

In its first wave of camera launches this week, Nikon tonight unveiled two point-and-shoot CoolPix cameras, including one of its most unique. The S1100pj revamps its projector camera with a new look and upgraded features. The pico projector built into the body itself is 40 percent brighter, at 14 lumens, and casts up to a 47-inch image from more than seven feet away.

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Leaked image shows Nikon Coolpix with integrated projector

08/13, 6:20pm

S1100pj to replace current S1000pj projector model

Nikon appears to be readying several new Coolpix cameras, the S1100pj and S5100, according to pictures leaked ahead of schedule in the German magazine Foto Digital. The S1100pj, with a built-in projector, will likely serve as the rumored replacement to the current S1000pj. The camera is also said to offer a touchscreen, remote control, and several other minor improvements.

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Details of Nikon's Coolpix P7000 leak

08/06, 4:55pm

Unofficial specs of Nikon Coolpix P7000 leak

Some details of the upcoming successor to Nikon's Coolpix P6000 point and shoot digital camera have been revealed by NikonRumors. The sensor's megapixel count will be reduced from 13.5 to 10, and it will be slightly bigger, at 1/1.7 inches versus 1/1.72 inches. The lens, however, will have more reach, as it will have an equivalent range of 28 to 200mm, rather than the P6000's 28-112mm glass.

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Nikon locks in August 19 press events, shoots D3100 ads

08/04, 4:30pm

Nikon to hold D3100 events Thursday

Nikon's plans to launch the D3100 next week have been virtually confirmed today as the company has slated several European press events for the anticipated August 19 unveil date. The event would follow two days after a Coolpix unveiling and should introduce a significant leap for Nikon's DSLRs as a whole and not just the entry-level. It should switch from CCD to a much improved CMOS sensor but could also add 1080p AVCHD video, continuous autofocus in movie and live view modes, and on-camera video editing.

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Nikon seen launching D3100, new lenses by August 19

07/27, 5:25pm

Nikon D3100 to get special launch day

Nikon's entry-level D3100 DSLR should arrive by August 19, leaked info suggested today. Following a previous leak, it's now believed the camera will be unveiled at or near midnight Eastern time on August 19. Four lenses would accompany it if Nikon Rumors is true.

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Nikon working on camera with external projector

06/17, 9:05pm

Nikon developing second camera with projector

Nikon is working on a replacement for its Coolpix S1000pj camera that has a built-in projector, according to a report in a recent issue of the French magazine Chasseur d’Images. Unlike the current camera, however, the new one will have the ability to be connected to a computer and display images like a conventional, standalone projector. No definitive specs or even a name for this camera are known, however.

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Nikon developing rival to Canon G11?

03/03, 9:40am

Nikon Coolpix would have DSLR tech

Nikon is developing a rival to Canon's PowerShot G11, the company's UK senior product manager Kevin Egan said in a recent interview. He told Amateur Photographer that the G11 is considered a "benchmark" for high-end prosumer compacts and that a model should come out soon with similar performance. While short on what this entails, Egan did say it would likely borrow technology from Nikon's DSLRs and have the build of a high-end Coolpix point-and-shoot.

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Nikon S series updates bring 10X zoom, touchscreen model

02/03, 9:10am

Nikon S3000, S4000, S6000, S8000 launch

The second half of Nikon's compact camera launches today revolve around the designer Coolpix S series. The S8000 as the flagship touts a 14.2-megapixel sensor but also a 10X lens, four-direction IS, and ISO 3,200 light sensitivity. It has a particularly sharp 921,000-pixel preview LCD and captures 720p footage with stereo audio.

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Nikon megazooms bring 1080p, CMOS sensors

02/03, 12:00am

Nikon 2010 starts with P100, L110, L22

Nikon led its PMA camera launches early with a Tuesday night launch of several new Coolpix cameras. These are headlined by ultrazooms and start with the P100: a sequel to the P90, it becomes the first Nikon compact with a back-illuminated CMOS sensor and gets all the image quality and speed advantages of moving beyond CCD. It shoots up to 3,200 with reduced noise and at up to 10 frames per second at its native 10.3 megapixels.

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Nikon makes projector cam, others official

08/04, 8:30am

Nikon S1000pj Official

Nikon today quickly validated last-minute leaks by launching four Coolpix cameras, two of which are company if not industry firsts. The S1000pj is the first known still camera to have its own projector and can output images up to 40 inches across, including during slideshows with background music. The 12-megapixel camera is similarly advanced for compacts outside of this and has a 5X stabilized lens along with smart portrait enhancements for face detection and masking skin imperfections; it shoots at up to ISO 6,400 at a reduced resolution.

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Nikon's projector cam seen, priced in new leak

08/03, 12:10pm

Nikon S1000pj Leak

Almost immediately following a preliminary scoop earlier today, a second leak has provided details of Nikon's first ever camera to include a built-in projector. Now named the Coolpix S1000pj, the point-and-shoot camera will have a 12-megapixel camera with a 5X wide and stabilized lens in one corner but, in the middle, will have a micro projector that produces an image up to 40 inches diagonal in size without needing video output. It should also introduce a better face detection system that prioritizes faces, avoids blinks and reduces blemishes in skin.

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Nikon readying camera with projector?

08/03, 7:25am

Nikon VP650 Rumor

Nikon may be on the verge of releasing an industry-first combination camera and video projector if a leak proves accurate. French magazine Chasseur d’Images (Image Chaser) in its August issue claims that a new camera, the Coolpix VP650, should be unveiled this month and will have a micro projector that can produce a just over page-sized (8in by 12in) image in low light by itself. Most other details aren't clear in the information supplied to Nikon Rumors, but the VP650 would ship in September.

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Nikon adds two budget L series cameras

02/03, 10:50am

Nikon L19 and L20 Cameras

Among other debuts announced on Monday, Nikon has introduced a pair of entry-level cameras into its COOLPIX L series with the 10-megapixel L20 and 8-megapixel L19. The cameras are designed to be simpler to use and sport an Easy Auto Mode that takes virtually all the guesswork out of finding a specific shooting mode for a particular scene.

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Nikon COOLPIX S line gets 7X zoom, touch models

02/03, 9:05am

Nikon COOLPIX S PMA 2009

Nikon is continuing its camera introductions with multiple updates to its mid-range COOLPIX S series. The S630 stands as the flagship with an uncommonly long 7X zoom and a 12-megapixel sensor; it centers on a new, more easily gripped design and has some features drawn from the P90, including off-angle face detection, a boost to ISO 6,400 by lowering the resolution and a fast shooting mode that also shrinks the image size to capture at up to 11 frames per second. It and the other S series updates should ship in February, with the S630 selling for $280.

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Nikon unveils 24X zoom P90, 15X L100 cams

02/03, 7:25am

Nikon P90 and L100

As part of its launches ahead of the PMA photo expo, Nikon today released a pair of high-zoom COOLPIX cameras. The P90 is Nikon's most powerful non-SLR camera and centers on a 24X zoom lens with a rare 26-624mm coverage that lets it both accommodate wide-angle shots as well as very distant telephoto shots. The camera maker has also detached the LCD from the body and gives the P90 a swiveling 3-inch display, though it depends on an electronic viewfinder for head-on previews.

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