Nikon outs six new Coolpix cams

I mentioned this morning already that Sony has unveiled its new DSLR and other cameras. Nikon is also showing off some new point and shoot digital cameras in the Coolpix family. The new cameras include the Coolpix P7100, AW100, S1200pj, S8200, S6200, and the S100. The P7100 is a 10.1MP camera with a 3-inch rear LCD. The lens is a 7.1x optical zoom unit with wide-angle. The camera has full manual controls with dials and will be shipping in September for $499.95.

The AW100 is the first rugged Nikon point and shoot. It's waterproof, freeze proof, and shockproof with a 16MP backside illuminated CMOS sensor and 1080p video capture. The camera will ship in September for $379.95. The S1200pj has a little projector built-in that has 20 lumens of brightness and it will work with the iPhone and other iOS devices. It has a 14.1MP resolution, 5x optical zoom, and records 720p movies. The rear LCD is 3-inches and it will ship in September for $429.95.

The S8200 is a 16.1MP camera with a 3-inch screen and 14x optical zoom. It records 1080p video and has continuous burst shooting at 6fps. Shipping is set for next month for $329.95. The S6200 will sport 16MP, 10x optical zoom, 720p video recording, and a 2.7-inch screen. Shipping is next month for $229.95. The S100 is a 3.5-inch screen smartphone with 16MP and 5x optical zoom with 1080p recording and will ship in September as well for $299.95.