Nikon Announces Coolpix P610 and L840 Bridge Cameras

Nikon introduces the new Coolpix P610 and Coolpix L840 bridge cameras just before the CP+ 2015 show.

The new Coolpix P610 and Coolpix L840 bridge cameras offers the greatest reach of the bunch which come packed with 60x optical zoom and 38x optical zoom lenses, respectively.

Nikon Coolpix P610 features a 16-megapixel 1/2.3-inch-type CMOS sensor, a 3” vari-angle LCD, built-in EVF which captures full HD videos and up to 7fps in continuous shooting mode. The lens offers a 35mm focal length equivalent of 24-1440mm and a maximum aperture of f/3.3-6.5.

Nikon Coolpix L840 features a a similar 16-megapixel 1/2.3-inch image sensor, 38x optical zoom lens with a 35mm focal length equivalent of 23-855mm and a maximum aperture of f/3-6.5. It also has a 3” 920k dot vari-angle LCD and 1080/30p video capture.

Nikon Coolpix P610 and L840 Cameras Officially Announced


Nikon Coolpix P610 and L840 Price and Availability

The Nikon Coolpix P610 will be released in black and red colors for a price of $499.95. The Nikon Coolpix L840 will be released in black and red colors for a price of $299.95. Both camera will start shipping from March, 2o15.

Buy Nikon Coolpix P610 and L840 Bridge Cameras
Nikon Coolpix P610 $499.95 Amazon | Adorama
Nikon Coolpix L840 $299.95 Amazon | Adorama


Getting Closer to Every Detail: The COOLPIX P610 and COOLPIX L840

COOLPIX P610: Incorporating Nikon’s legendary NIKKOR optics, the COOLPIX P610 boasts a remarkable 60x optical zoom NIKKOR ED glass lens and 120x Dynamic Fine Zoom* capable of reaching awe-inspiring distances. Ready to shoot amazing wide-angle shots or sports from afar, this powerful super-zoom camera combines a 16-megapixel CMOS sensor and a high performance Autofocus (AF) system to help capture detailed images and sharp Full HD video. The camera features both a built-in electronic viewfinder and a 3-inch Vari-angle LCD, both boasting 921k dot resolution display to help users easily compose the perfect image from any angle. Users can shoot above a crowd at a concert or get low to capture breathtaking video from a different perspective. For those looking to inspire and enhance their creativity even further, the P610 sports user-friendly and fun features like filter effects, special effects, picture controls and a macro mode. Additionally, users can shoot Full HD video with stereo audio recording or create a stunning time-lapse video using the camera’s new Time Lapse feature. The new COOLPIX P610 is the ideal long zoom option for photographing sports from afar in stunning clarity, thanks to 7 frames per second shooting (full resolution) and  5-stop** Dual Detect Optical VR image stabilization which helps minimize the effects of camera shake.

The COOLPIX P610 also features built-in GPS and Points of Interest (POI), allowing users to geo-tag shots and view where they were taken on a map, making this the ideal companion for the next weekend getaway or family retreat. This super-zoom camera also allows users to quickly and easily send photos to a compatible smartphone or tablet using the P610’s built-in Wi-Fi®1 and NFC2 connectivity.

COOLPIX L840: The new COOLPIX L840 demonstrates the capabilities of NIKKOR optics with an amazing 38x optical zoom NIKKOR ED glass lens with the ability to reach 76x with Dynamic Fine Zoom*, allowing users to get even closer to their subject. The camera features built-in Wi-Fi®1 with NFC2 connectivity for easy sharing, while being conveniently powered by AA batteries. Thanks to lens-shift VR Technology which helps minimize blur caused by camera shake, users have the ability to capture subjects at lengthy distances in sharp detail, while a high-resolution tilting 3-inch 921K-dot LCD display allows users to frame their subjects with ease. Additionally, the COOLPIX L840 features an intuitive menu system and a dedicated video record button, making capturing pictures and Full HD video effortless.