New Nikon 8700 Coolpix 8MP Digital Camera

Posted: Jan 28 2004, 8:55pm EST | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 9:53am CDT, in Shopping | Shopping Tips

 

This story may contain affiliate links.

New Nikon 8700 Coolpix 8MP Digital Camera
/* Story Top Left 2010 300x250, created 7/15/10 */ google_ad_slot = "8340327155";
 


Nikon introduces 8 Mega Pixel Digital Camera for semi-professional consumer market. We reported about the new Sony 8MP DSC-828, which is available for pre-order.

The Nikon Coolpix 8700 () incorporates an 8.0 effective megapixel CCD, which produces image sizes of up to 3,264 x 2,448-pixels for prints larger than 20x30-inches. The camera also employs an 8x Optical Zoom-Nikkor lens, with Nikon's own Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass, designed to get the photographer close to the subject without sacrificing image quality, color representation or sharpness.
Nikon has employed the highest resolution (238,000 pixel) electronic viewfinder (EVF).

The Nikon Coolpix 8700 will be available at retail in March 2004 at an MSRP of $999.95.

Nikon Coolpix 8700 Features:

Nikon Coolpix 8700 Key Features:

* 8.0 effective megapixels (3,264 x 2,448-pixels)

* 8x optical Zoom-Nikkor ED lens with a zoom ratio of 35-280 mm

(equivalent to 35mm-280mm in 35mm [135] format).

* 238,000-pixel high resolution through-the-lens EVF (Electronic

Viewfinder), enhances user experience with backlight illumination

* Programmed Auto [P], Shutter-Priority Auto [S], Aperture-Priority Auto

[A] and Manual [M] exposure control modes

* RAW data image mode -- NEF

* Quick response -- instant startup, reduced shutter release time lag and

fast image processing

* 12 preset Scene Modes, including the new Panorama Assist Mode

* Continuous shooting of up to 5 full-size images at 2.5 frames per

second (fps)

* Macro shooting capability as close as 1.2-inches supported by Best Shot

Selector (BSS) function

* AE-BSS (Auto Exposure-BSS) for automatic selection of the best relative

exposure - highlight, shadow or histogram

* Nikon's exclusive 256-segment Matrix Metering, complemented by

Center-Weighted, Spot and Spot AF area metering

* Fast, accurate Five-Area Multi Autofocus with the new AF-assist

illuminator that assures sharp focusing in difficult compositions and

low light

* Noise Reduction Mode for timed exposures

* In-camera color control -- Saturation control (5 steps and B&W)

* Movie - TV movie (640 x 480 pixels; 30 fps) with audio, Small movie

(320 x 240 pixels; 15 fps) with audio, or Sepia movie (320 x 240

pixels; 5 fps) with audio, or Time-lapse movie (640 x 480 pixels; 30

fps) without audio

* Large vari-angle highly transmissible advanced TFT-LCD monitor for

greater visibility -- even in bright sunlight

* Hot shoe for external Nikon SB-series Speedlights and accessories

Nikon Coolpix 8700 Key Features:

* 8.0 effective megapixels (3,264 x 2,448-pixels)

* 8x optical Zoom-Nikkor ED lens with a zoom ratio of 35-280 mm

(equivalent to 35mm-280mm in 35mm [135] format).

* 238,000-pixel high resolution through-the-lens EVF (Electronic

Viewfinder), enhances user experience with backlight illumination

* Programmed Auto [P], Shutter-Priority Auto [S], Aperture-Priority Auto

[A] and Manual [M] exposure control modes

* RAW data image mode -- NEF

* Quick response -- instant startup, reduced shutter release time lag and

fast image processing

* 12 preset Scene Modes, including the new Panorama Assist Mode

* Continuous shooting of up to 5 full-size images at 2.5 frames per

second (fps)

* Macro shooting capability as close as 1.2-inches supported by Best Shot

Selector (BSS) function

* AE-BSS (Auto Exposure-BSS) for automatic selection of the best relative

exposure - highlight, shadow or histogram

* Nikon's exclusive 256-segment Matrix Metering, complemented by

Center-Weighted, Spot and Spot AF area metering

* Fast, accurate Five-Area Multi Autofocus with the new AF-assist

illuminator that assures sharp focusing in difficult compositions and

low light

* Noise Reduction Mode for timed exposures

* In-camera color control -- Saturation control (5 steps and B&W)

* Movie - TV movie (640 x 480 pixels; 30 fps) with audio, Small movie

(320 x 240 pixels; 15 fps) with audio, or Sepia movie (320 x 240

pixels; 5 fps) with audio, or Time-lapse movie (640 x 480 pixels; 30

fps) without audio

* Large vari-angle highly transmissible advanced TFT-LCD monitor for

greater visibility -- even in bright sunlight

* Hot shoe for external Nikon SB-series Speedlights and accessories





This story may contain affiliate links.

Comments

Buy Now on Amazon

The Author

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr () is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com.

 

 

Advertisement

Latest News

comments powered by Disqus