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Old 02-01-2012, 05:53 PM
Lee Yuan Sheng
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Default Nikon Announces Three Budget Coolpix Cameras; One is Actually Interesting

<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://www.dcresource.com/news/newsitem.php?id=4451' target='_blank'>http://www.dcresource.com/news/news...tem.php?id=4451</a><br /><br /></div><p><img src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/resizer/thumbs/size/600/dht/auto/1328114262.usr15670.jpg" /></p><p>It is not every day a US$120 camera is interesting, but I think Nikon has done it. The <strong>S30</strong>&nbsp;is a camera with unremarkable, even mediocre, specifications: A tiny 1/3" 10 megapixel CCD with a 3x 29-87mm equivalent f/3.3-5.9 zoom lens, a 2.7" QVGA LCD screen, and 720p video mode. What makes it interesting is that the camera has been given a slightly rugged shell that is waterproof to 9.8 feet (3 metres), shockproof to 2.6 feet (0.8 metres) and dustproof. It also takes common AA batteries. Together with the price, I think this might be a great camera for the children, or for slightly more&nbsp;adventurous&nbsp;activities where a cheaper camera is good enough for to capture the fun. Ships in February for, as mentioned, US$120.</p><p>Next up are the L budget cameras. The <strong>L810</strong>&nbsp;is a budget superzoom, packing a 26x optically stabilised 22.5-585mm equivalent f/3.1-5.9 zoom lens, a 16 megapixel CCD, 3" VGA LCD and 720p video mode. The camera uses four AA batteries to power it. The specs are pretty decent for a budget zoom. One can hope the photos match the specs. Ships in February for US$280.</p><p>Finally there is the <strong>L26</strong>. This budget shooter has 5x 26-130mm equivalent f/3.2-6.5 lens, 720p video mode, and a 3" QVGA LCD screen. The camera will ship in February for US$120. More details and photos at the link.</p>
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