Nikon announced four new models in the Coolpix series, set to release on February 27. The S9700 is the top model in the series, featuring a 1/2.3- inch Type 16 MP BL CMOS sensor and a 30x 4.5-135mm (25 – 750mm in 35mm terms) f/3.7-6.4 zoom lens. It offers faster AF capability at 0.15 sec, Wi-Fi connectivity, global atlas and GPS, a 3-inch OEL display etc.
The P340 features a 1/1.7-inch Type 12.91 MP BL CMOS sensor and a 5x 5.1 – 25.5 (24 – 120mm in 35mm format) f/1.8-5.6 zoom lens, Wi-Fi capability and a 3-inch RGBW layered LCD monitor. The P600 features a 60x zoom 4.3 – 258mm (24 – 1440 in the 35mm format) f/3.3-6.5 lens including a super ED lens element, Wi-Fi capability, lens-shift image stabilizing plus Active mode and continuous shooting up to 7 fps.
The S32 is an entry-level camera which is water-proof till 10 meters and shock-proof against a fall of up to 1.5m and can be used in low temperatures to – 10 degrees Celsius. It offers a 3x zoom (30 – 90mm in 35mm terms) f/3.3 – 5.9 lens, a 1/3.1-inch Type 13.17 MP CMOS sensor with a 2.7-inch LCD screen.
The AW120 is a rugged all-weather camera which is water-proof up to 18 m depth, shock-proof against a fall of 2 m, can function in cold temperatures up to – 10 degrees Celsius and has a built-in pressure sensor, GPS and a built-in map. The camera has a 5x f/2.8 – 4.9 lens, 1/2.3-inch Type 16.05 MP CMOS sensor and a 3-inch OLED monitor.