Joining the Nikon zoom Coolpix lineup are the P610, L840, S9900 and S7000.
The P610 and L840 offer 60x and 38x zooms, respectively. Those looking for smaller and more stylish compact zoom cameras that can fit comfortably in most pockets there are the S9900 and S7000 with 16-megapixel CMOS sensors and Full HD video capabilities. The P610, L840, S9900 and S7000 offer Nikon Snapbridge, where users seamlessly shoot and share photos from the camera to a compatible smartphone or tablet via built-in Wi-Fi and Near Field Communication (NFC) technology.
The P610 boasts a 60x optical zoom Nikkor ED glass lens and 120x Dynamic Fine Zoom, 16-megapixel CMOS sensor, high performance autofocus (AF) system for stills and Full HD video, both a built-in electronic viewfinder and a 3-inch Vari-angle LCD.
The P610 sports filter effects, special effects, picture controls and a macro mode. Additionally, users can shoot Full HD video with stereo audio recording or create a time-lapse video using the camera’s new Time Lapse feature.
It also delivers 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 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.
The Coolpix L840 has a 38x optical zoom Nikkor ED glass lens with the ability to reach 76x with Dynamic Fine Zoom. The camera features built-in Wi-Fi with NFC connectivity for easy sharing, while being conveniently powered by AA batteries.
Thanks to lens-shift VR Technology, blur caused by camera shake is minimized.
The camera has a tilting 3-inch LCD display and an intuitive menu system as well as a dedicated video record button.
The Coolpix S9900 offers 30x Nikkor optics, a sleek body, 16-megapixel sensor, up to 60x Dynamic Fine Zoom, lens shift VR for stills and Hybrid VR Technology for videos to effectively help minimize blurred images, built-in GPS and POI technology that records the longitude and latitude of where any image was captured, and built-in Wi-Fi and NFC Connectivity.
Additionally, the camera has a 3-inch Vari-angle LCD display, automatic and manual exposure mode controls as well as new Time-Lapse video recording.
Nikon says the Coolpix S7000 features the world’s lightest design, featuring a 16-megapixel CMOS sensor, Full HD Video recording with stereo sound, and a 20x optical zoom Nikkor ED glass lens with 40x Dynamic Fine Zoom.
Sharing images can be done at the push of a button with the built-in Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity.
Equipped with a target-finding AF system, users are able to pin-point their intended subject and accurately capture even fast moving scenes.
The S7000 also allows for easy framing of any subject, using the camera’s 3-inch LCD display.
Lens-shift VR technology helps minimize blur while the camera’s 18 scene modes provide the optimal settings for a variety of common shooting scenarios. The camera also includes a new Time Lapse video function.
The Nikon Coolpix P610 will be available at a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $499.95, available in black and red.
The L840 will be available for an MSRP of $299.95, in black and red.
The S9900 carries an MSRP of $379.95, in black.
The S7000 will be available for an MRSP of $299.95, in black.
All four will be available in March.