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8.1 Megapixels for stunning prints as large as 16 x 20 inches.  Plenty of sharp resolution to capture the finest details, crop creatively and product incredible enlargements

New EXPEED image processor ensures high-quality pictures with stunning color and sharpness.  Nikon’s comprehensive digital imaging processing concept incorporates know-how and technologies accumulated throughout our long history of photographic and digital imaging development.  EXPEED is custom-tuned for COOLPIX and applied optimized technologies the render natural-looking pictures of incredible quality and quick response so you will not miss that special moment

Incredible, Bright 2.5-inch High Resolution LCD makes it easy to compose and share your pictures. In addition, the high-contrast and anti-reflection coating on the screen assist in clear viewing, even in direct sunlight.

All New, Stylish, All-Metal Design that slips right into your shirt pocket or purse!

15 Scene Modes for optimized shooting in various settings.  Chose from: Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night Portrait, Party/Indoor, Beach/Snow, Sunset, Dusk/Dawn, Night Landscape, Close Up, Panorama Assist, Museum, Fireworks Show, Copy, Back Light modes.  Match you current shooting situation with one of these Scene Modes and the camera will make the necessary adjustments to get you an incredible picture, automatically

3x Optical Zoom-NIKKOR Glass Lens with NIKKOR optics providing exceptional pictures. The lens is built on a proud heritage of producing precision camera optics that deliver superb color and razor-sharp results.

Optical Vibration Reduction Image Stabilization compensates for camera shake to prevent blur and produce clearer, sharper results in lower light or unsteady conditions. In addition, the benefits of Nikon's VR system extends to faster framing on the monitor as well as smoother action when using the movie mode.

Auto Adjusts up to ISO 2000 making new opportunities to take sharper, more natural-looking photos in lower light conditions.

Nikon Image Innovations include: In-Camera Red-Eye Fix™, which will automatically look for and fixes most instances of red-eye. You may never see red-eyes again, Face Priority AF is Nikon’s face-finding technology that quickly finds and focuses on up to 12 faces in a group portrait, and D-Lighting will rescue those photos that are too dark for printing by enhancing the underexposed areas of the picture while not touching the properly exposed areas.

High Quality TV Movies with Sound is now just a press of a button away with your COOLPIX.  Record TV-Quality movies with sound whose duration is only limited by the available space on your SD/SDHC card.  Connect your camera to your TV and you have instant home-movies!

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Decent Camera This camera is easy to work with. All my kids use it and take great shots. For me its only flaw is the zoom feature. Picture come up "grainy" or fuzzy the greater you focus. The quality in zoom mode is poor. Otherwise this is a great camera to carry around anywhere. July 25, 2011
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