The Lite Touch Zoom 140 ED is currently the smallest, lightest camera in
its zoom class, but most importantly, like the Lite Touch 120 ED, the lens
incorporates Nikon's renowned ED glass.
ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass is used in Nikon's professional lenses and
minimises chromatic aberration for clear colour and contrast. The lens also has
an aspherical lens element to minimise distortion.
The 38-140mm zoom offers users flexibility and versatility and the wide-area
passive autofocus system maintains focus on subjects, near or far, even if
they're not in the centre of the frame and when shooting a subject behind
The flash has five modes - auto, flash cancel, anytime
flash, slow sync and red-eye reduction. A five-segment SPD (silicon
photodiode) detects when a scene is backlit, so auto flash can fire accordingly,
resulting in a subtle balance of foreground and background illumination.
The Lite Touch 140ED will be available in a kit which includes case, film and
batteries, from September, at the suggested retail price of