Nikon Inc.has announced the COOLPIX P80, a high-performance compact camera designed for camera enthusiasts and family photographers alike. The P80 harmoniously integrates a 10.1 megapixel CCD image sensor with Nikon’s innovative EXPEED™ digital image processing concept and an 18x optical Zoom-NIKKOR lens.
The Nikon CoolPix P80 includes intuitive controls via dedicated command and mode dials, providing easy access to shooting controls and exposure mode settings. The P80 offers Programmed Auto [P], Shutter-priority Auto [S], Aperture-priority Auto [A] and Manual [M] modes granting users the ability to tap into the creativity of D-SLR functions while maintaining the simplicity of COOLPIX functionality.
The P80’s 18x Zoom-NIKKOR lens covers focal lengths from 27-486mm (35mm format equivalent). To ensure steady shots while utilizing the camera’s versatile zoom capabilities, the COOLPIX P80 is equipped with Optical Vibration Reduction (VR).
The Nikon Coolpix P80 rounds out Nikon’s lineup of coolpix camera series. Nikon has really done its homework by incorporating all the latest and most performed features from its lineage the coolpix series while keeping the price within reach of Nikon’s target “enthusiast” audience.