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Nikon Coolpix S520


$230.00 Released April, 2008

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Produces vibrant and bright colors, look more natural than many similar cameras. Excels in the ease-of-use category, with most features uncomplicated and readily accessible. Portrait shots look very natural, with or without flash.

The Cons:Macro focus distance is longer than average for this type of camera. Shutter lags more than typical point-and-shoots. Longer startup time than many point-and-shoots.

 The aluminum Nikon Coolpix S520 features a 3x Nikkor zoom lens and an 8.1 megapixel CCD sensor. It also offers optical image stabilization, facial recognition, in-camera red-eye reduction, 15 scene modes and a "favorite scene" option to bind your top 3 scene modes to easy access via buttons.

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Product Shot 2 Video capture can be done at 30fps VGA quality, and a time-lapse movie option is also available. Other imaging features include the Best Shot selector, which takes several photos in rapid succession and saves the sharpest image.

Features:

  • 8.1 megapixel CCD sensor
  • 3x optical zoom Nikkor lens
  • optical image stabilization
  • 15 scene modes
  • in-camera red-eye reduction
  • captures video
  • self-timer

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    Produces vibrant and bright colors, look more natural than many similar cameras

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    Excels in the ease-of-use category, with most features uncomplicated and readily accessible

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    Portrait shots look very natural, with or without flash

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    Compact and portable form factor

Cons
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    Macro focus distance is longer than average for this type of camera

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    Shutter lags more than typical point-and-shoots

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    Longer startup time than many point-and-shoots

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    Somewhat shorter than average battery life, around 175 shots

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    Wide-angle automatic mode shots have some difficulty adjusting lighting or contrast settings

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