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Nikon Coolpix P90


$500.00 Released February, 2009

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Utilizes easy to find, affordable and capacious SD/SDHC flash storage. Affordable price. 24x optical zoom.

The Cons:Potentially too large or expensive for the majority of consumers. Still a point-and-shoot, can never replace a DSLR. Bulky for a point-and-shoot.

The Nikon Coolpix P90 is the top model in in Nikon's Coolpix Performance series, which is a line of digital cameras with advanced functionaly and greater versitility.  The 24x optical zoom NIKKOR lens has a focal range from 26mm wide-angle through 624mm super-telephoto making it able to handle everything from landscapes, to group shots, to tight close-ups and the 12.1 megapixel resolution ensures faithful reproduction with fine details.

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Product Shot 2  There is a 3 inch vari-angle LCD monitor with anti-reflection coating which can be tilted 90 degrees upward or 45 degrees downward giving much more shooting freedom and versitility. Some other notable features include an image sensor shift VR (vibration reduction) image stabilization system, electronic viewfinder, scene auto selector, distortion control and 15 fps high-speed shooting capability. There is 47 MB of internal memory and a SD/SDHC memory card slot and it can be easily connected to a computer with the hi-speed USB port.  It runs on a EN-EL5 battery which has a life of approximately 200 shots.

Specifications

  • Effective pixels: 12.1 million
  • Image sensor: 1/2.33-in. CCD; total pixels: approx. 12.7 million
  • Lens: 24x Zoom-NIKKOR; 4.6-110.4mm (35mm [135] format picture angle: 26-624mm); f/2.8-5; Digital zoom: up to 4x (35mm [135] format picture angle: 2496mm)
  • Focus range (from lens): 50 cm (1 ft. 8 in.) to infinity (8), Macro close-up mode: 1 cm (0.4 in.) to infinity (8)
  • Monitor: 3-in., approx. 230k-dot, vari-angle TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating, Electronic Viewfinder, 0.24-in., approx. 230k-dot
  • Storage media: Internal memory (approx. 47 MB), SD/SDHC memory cards 1
  • Image size (pixels): 4000 x 3000 (12M), 3264 x 2448 (8M), 2592 x 1944 (5M), 2048 x 1536 (3M), 1600 x 1200 (2M), 1280 x 960 (1M), 1024 × 768 (PC), 640 x 480 (TV), 3984 x 2656 (3:2), 3968 x 2232 (16:9), 2992 x 2992 (1:1), 1920 x 1080 (16:9 2M)
  • Vibration Reduction (VR): Image sensor shift VR
  • ISO sensitivity: ISO 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 32002, 64003, Auto (auto gain ISO 64-800), High ISO Sensitivity Auto (ISO 64-1600), Fixed range auto (ISO 64-100, 64-200, 64-400)
  • Interface: Hi-Speed USB
  • Power sources: Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL5 (supplied), AC Adapter EH-62A (optional)
  • Battery life: Approx. 200 shots with EN-EL5 battery
  • Dimensions (WxHxD): Approx. 114 x 83 x 99 mm (4.5 x 3.3 x 3.9 in.) excluding projections
  • Weight: Approx. 460 g (16.2 oz.) without battery and SD/SDHC memory card
  • Supplied accessories4 : Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL5, Battery Charger MH-61, USB Cable UC-E6, Audio Video Cable EG-CP14, Strap AN-CP18, Lens Cap LC-CP19, Software Suite CD-ROM
  • Optional accessories: AC Adapter EH-62A

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Pros
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    utilizes easy to find, affordable and capacious SD/SDHC flash storage

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    affordable price

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    24x optical zoom

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    optical image stabilization

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    15fps high speed shooting (up to 45 shot bursts - 3 seconds)

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    great update over the previous generation offering

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    3" tilting screen

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    red-eye, smile and blink detection

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    easy-to-use

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    lightweight

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    electronic viewfinder

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    great photo quality

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    potentially too large or expensive for the majority of consumers

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    still a point-and-shoot, can never replace a DSLR

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    bulky for a point-and-shoot

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    video is poor quality, also not high definition

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    low resolution screen

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    poor low light performance

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