Nikon has added the Coolpix P600 with a 60x zoom lens and the Coolpix P530 with a 42x optical zoom lens to its line-up of compact cameras.
Both cameras feature a back-illuminated 16-megapixel CMOS sensor and a built-in electronic viewfinder.
The 60x optical zoom lens on the Coolpix P600 can be extended to 120x with Dynamic Fine Zoom and covers a focal range from 24-1440mm. The Coolpix P600 features a large vari-angle high resolution (921kdots) LCD screen with bright RGBW technology and Advanced Lens Shift Vibration Reduction (VR) ensures clear images even at 60x telephoto. When walking or shooting from a moving vehicle Active mode minimises camera shake and the camera’s smart AF algorithm and multitask processor ensure you can always catch key moments in perfect focus with significantly reduced waiting time between shots.
Built in Wi-Fi makes it easy to share shots and images can be captured up to 7fps in continuous shooting mode. For budding filmmakers, the Coolpix P600 records Full HD 1080/60i movies with stereo sound and the Customisable Function Button mode gives rapid access to settings like ISO sensitivity, white balance or exposure metering for full creative control.
James Loader, Senior Product Manager Consumer Products at Nikon UK, comments: "The Coolpix P600 is a high performance camera that is set to impress, thanks to the incredible 60x zoom lens, superb image quality and full manual control for creative flexibility.
As a leading product in the Coolpix range, the P600 includes useful features like one-touch Full HD movie making, focus peaking, new smart AF algorithm and a vari-angle screen to get the best results in both your photography and videography."
The Coolpix P530 features a 42x optical zoom, extendable to 84x with Dynamic Fine Zoom and a Advanced Lens Shift VR (vibration reduction). Shoot Full HD movies and use scene modes tailored for high-zoom settings, when capturing challenging shots such as distant wildlife or high-contrast set ups.
The large 7.5-cm/3.0-in 921-k LCD screen features an anti-reflection coating and brightness adjustment, plus there's an Electronic Viewfinder available for more precise framing.
James Loader, Senior Product Manager Consumer Products at Nikon UK, comments: "Ergonomically designed, powerful and compact, the Coolpix P530 packs a punch with its super-zoom lens and built-in electronic viewfinder. An essential addition to any photography enthusiast’s collection, this camera is capable of capturing fast-moving action to crisp and clear shots of distant subjects, delivering performance and precision with every click."
The Coolpix P600 will be available in black and red with an RRP of £429.99 from 27 February 2014. The Coolpix P530 will be available in black with an RRP of £329.99 from 13 February 2014.
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