Nikon Coolpix S700 review:
Nikon’s Coolpix series of cameras are the talk of the town. The reason behind their success is the clarity and crispness in the images or videos it shoots. The cameras definitely exceed all expectations and deliver absolutely powerful performance. Here is a small yet comprehensive review on this camera:
First off, the Coolpix S700 is a point and shoot camera that delivers photographic performance that exceeds expectations of the smallest body among competing compact digital cameras. The camera comes with a full 12.1 effective megapixels of sharp resolution from the new 1/1.72-inch CCD image sensor and precision optics of a 3x Zoom-NIKKOR lens. Completing the set is a new digital image processing engine that not only delivers the high performance to reproduce these high-resolution images with clarity and true-to-life colour, but also to realize delightfully fast camera response. In addition to this, the device comes with Image sensor shift Vibration Reduction that lets the COOLPIX S700 detect camera movement, make precise automatic adjustments to compensate by moving the image sensor, and thereby help overcome the effects of camera shake and produce satisfyingly sharp images. The camera’s light sensitivity can be manually set as high as ISO 3200. In addition, this camera has 3 Unique Image Innovations. Additional features include Face-priority AF with improved speed and efficiency, In-camera Red-eye fix, D-Lighting, Macro shooting from as close as 6 cm, 4x digital zoom extends compositional freedom, Improved menu interface, available in a choice of 23 languages, Time zone function for easy setting of multiple locations, SDHC card compatibility, Approx. 52 MB of internal memory, USB connectivity for swift data transfer to computers and other peripherals, PictBridge and Image-Link compatibility as well as Distortion control.
Design and Display:
In terms of design, the camera features a lightweight design with compact dimensions. The camera measures 3.5 x 2.1 x 0.9 inches and weighs 130 grams. In terms of power consumption, the camera comes with an EN-EL10 Li-ion rechargeable battery. The camera features a 2.7-inch LCD monitor with 230,000 dots of high resolution, a wide viewing angle of 160 degrees, anti-reflection coating for better display in bright situations, and a new acrylic panel that prevents scratches and fingerprints.
The CoolPix proves itself once again with the S700 revolutionary point and shoot.