Nikon Coolpix L31 / L32, Coolpix S2900 & Coolpix S3700 Cameras Announced

Nikon has announced the new Coolpix L31 / L32, Coolpix S2900 and Coolpix S3700 point-shoot digital compact system cameras.

The 16-megapixel Nikon Coolpix L31 comes with a 16.1-megapixel 1/2.3-inch-type CCD sensor and a 2.7-inch 230K-dot display, 5x optical zoom, and one-touch HD movie recording, in-camera special effects and AA batteries.

The L32 comes with a 20.1-megapixel 1/2.3-inch-type CCD image sensor and a 3-inch 230K-dot LCD screen. It will be released in Black, Red, and Silver colors.

Nikon Coolpix S2900 features a 20.1-megapixel CCD image sensor, just like the S3700. However, this compact comes with a 5x optical zoom lens offering a 35mm equivalent of 26-130mm.

Nikon Coolpix S3700 comes packed with a 20.1-megapixel 1/2.3-inch-type CCD sensor and an 8x optical zoom lens that offers a 35mm focal length equivalent of 25-200mm.

The company has not revealed the release date and the price details of the new Coolpix cameras yet.

NEW COOLPIX CAMERAS BRING SIMPLICITY, STYLE AND SOCIABILITY

Nikon today announces an expansion to its popular COOLPIX compact camera range with three new additions: the social COOLPIX S3700 with built-in Wi-Fi¹ and NFC² support for easy sharing, the stylish 20-megapixel COOLPIX S2900 with a carry-anywhere slimline body, plus the simple-to-use camera that gives great results, the 16-megapixel COOLPIX L31.

Staying social has never been easier with the 20-megapixel COOLPIX S3700 – high-quality photos can be shared just by tapping the camera to a smart device, thanks to Wi-Fi¹ and NFC² technology. All the action is effortlessly captured in images and HD movies with an 8x optical zoom, extendable to 16x Dynamic Fine Zoom³. Long battery life keeps you shooting when you need it most while Glamour retouch guarantees selfies and group portraits always look good!

The 20-megapixel COOLPIX S2900 makes shooting in style an everyday activity – fitting easily in a pocket or handbag, it comes in a range of colours and is easy to operate. Great close-ups are made simple with the 5x optical zoom, extendable to 10x Dynamic Fine Zoom³ and beautiful clear images come at the touch of a button with Scene auto selector advising all the right settings. HD movies capture family fun and stunning scenes are simple to shoot with Panorama assist.

Taking good photos doesn’t have to be complicated – the 16-megapixel COOLPIX L31 is easy to use, reliable and affordable, plus it gives great results. The 5x optical zoom is ideal for capturing beautiful portraits, and one-touch HD movie recording makes it simple to switch from photos to video. In-camera special effects inspire a creative approach and it’s easy to keep shooting even on your travels with accessible AA batteries.

Hiro Sebata, Senior Product Manager for CDSC and ACIL – Imaging at Nikon UK, says: “The new COOLPIX cameras are designed to fit perfectly into your lifestyle, thanks to the compact, stylish design and great features that make shooting even easier. So whether you are recording special moments with the family or new experiences, you can capture and share stunning images at any given moment.”

Sociability Designed with Style

If you’re a fashion-conscious social media fan, the slimline COOLPIX S3700 is the camera for you. It looks stunning, shoots great photos and delivers instant sharing as easily as tapping your camera to an NFC-enabled² smart device. There’s a dedicated Wi-Fi¹ button for transferring your images too, so you’ll always be able to post your pictures wherever you go.

Many Megapixels of Power

Both the COOLPIX S3700 and the COOLPIX S2900 have 20 megapixel CCD image sensors, while the COOLPIX L31 has 16 megapixels. The high megapixel count in each camera means sharp images with clear details – perfect for photo or poster enlargements.

Zoom in on the Action

The social COOLPIX S3700 boasts an 8x optical zoom, extendable to 16x Dynamic Fine Zoom³, while the COOLPIX S2900 has a 5x optical zoom, extendable to 10x Dynamic Fine Zoom³ and the COOLPIX L31 features a 5x optical zoom. Capturing close-ups of facial expressions is made simple, as is framing the perfect group shot and catching the action where it’s happening.

Moving Memories

No matter how slender or colourful they seem, these new COOLPIX cameras are in the serious business of delivering clear photos and smooth movies. Switching between stills and video is effortless, so you can be right there recording when the magic happens. Never miss a special moment with family and friends again!

Summary of Key Features

COOLPIX S3700
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  • Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC support: Share photos and movies to an NFC-enabled² smart device with a simple tap of the camera or transfer images via a dedicated Wi-Fi¹ button.
  • Slender styling: Slim enough to carry anywhere, the high-quality finish and range of colours stands out from the crowd.
  • 8x NIKKOR optical zoom lens: The wide-angle 8x optical zoom is extendable to 16x Dynamic Fine Zoom³, to capture more of the action.
  • 20 MP CCD image sensor: With a high megapixel count, images are sharp with clear details – perfect for photo or poster enlargements.
  • Panorama assist: Create stunning panoramas easily by tilting vertically or panning horizontally in Panorama assist mode.
  • HD movie recording: Record in HD (720/30p) at the touch of a button. Zoom in on special moments while Vibration Reduction keeps video smooth.

COOLPIX S2900

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  • 20 MP CCD image sensor: The high-megapixel image sensor ensures you always get clear images with sharp detail – ideal for enlargements.
  • 5x NIKKOR optical zoom lens: Great group portraits and beautiful close-ups are easy with the 5x optical zoom, extendable to 10x Dynamic Fine Zoom³.
  • HD movie recording: When the magic happens, you’ll be ready to catch it in HD (720p) with a one-touch movie record button.
  • Panorama Assist: Create spectacular shots of holiday scenes as Panorama Assist combines your shots in-camera to give you a single stunning panorama.
  • 16 Scene Modes: Choose the type of scene you’re shooting and settings are automatically optimised for the perfect shot.
  • Target Finding AF: Fast and precise autofocus makes shooting clear images easy by automatically identifying and focusing on your subject.

COOLPIX L31

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  • Easy To Use: The button layout is uncomplicated and Easy auto mode optimises all the settings for a perfect shot every time.
  • 16 MP CCD image sensor: You’ll always get crisp images with clear detail – ideal for making photo enlargements of favourite shots.
  • 5x NIKKOR optical zoom lens: Get close to all the action with the 5x optical zoom that helps you adjust to any shooting situation.
  • HD movie recording: Movies bring memories to life – film yours in HD (720p) at the touch of a button.
  • Easy-hold grip: When a camera feels right in your hands, it stays more stable, and you get clearer photos. A clear button layout makes it simple to operate too.
  • AA batteries: Wherever you travel, you’ll always find AA batteries, so you can keep shooting without worrying about running out of battery charge.

¹Requires installation of the Nikon ‘Wireless Mobile Utility’ application (iOS and Android™ compatible) on your smart device.
²Near Field Communication (NFC) works with compatible Android™ (Android 4.0 or later) smartphones and tablets. Requires installation of the Nikon ‘Wireless Mobile Utility’ application and image-transfer setting prior to use.
³Dynamic Fine Zoom can zoom 2x further than the longest optical telephoto range, while maintaining maximum image resolution.

via Nikon News