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Nikon Coolpix S1000pj gets hands-on: fun & convenient [Video]

Nikon Coolpix S1000pj gets hands-on: fun & convenient [Video]

Nikon's Coolpix S1000pj projector-camera may only have got the official nod from the company this morning, but that hasn't stopped Stuff.TV from going hands-on with the 12.1-megapixel shooter already.  They found the S1000pj to be surprisingly good fun, with the VGA quality from the pico-projector making up in communal usability what it lacks in visual fidelity.

Video demo of the S1000pj after the cut

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Nikon Coolpix S1000pj pico-projector camera official, plus S70, S640 and S570 digicams

Nikon Coolpix S1000pj pico-projector camera official, plus S70, S640 and S570 digicams

Nikon have officially announced its new Coolpix range, including the pico-projector packing S1000pj first spotted yesterday.  The Coolpix S1000pj has a 12.1-megapixel sensor, 5x wide-angle optical zoom and EXPEED digital processing as in the company's DSLR range, but most interesting is the 10 lumen LED integrated projector that can create up to 40-inch VGA-quality picture.

 

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Nikon Coolpix S1000pj projector-camera among latest picture leaks

Nikon Coolpix S1000pj projector-camera among latest picture leaks

Having only been talking about Nikon's pico-projector-packing digital camera earlier on today, images of the digicam - plus three other upcoming point-and-shoots - have leaked.  The Nikon Coolpix S1000pj is the production version of the VP650 prototype, and packs a compact projector module in the center of its casing.

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Nikon VP650 pico-projector camera tipped for September release

Nikon VP650 pico-projector camera tipped for September release

Nikon are tipped to be preparing a digital camera with integrated pico-projector, capable of not only snapping images but projecting them at up to a claimed 8 x 12 inches.  The upcoming point-and-shoot, believed to be the Nikon VP650, was revealed in French photography magazine Chasseur d'Images.

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Nikon D3000 entry-level DSLR with tutoring Guide mode

Nikon D3000 entry-level DSLR with tutoring Guide mode

It's not  just Nikon's flagship D300S new today; the company has also unveiled an entry-level DSLR, the Nikon D3000, aimed at getting new photographers addicted.  The 10.2-megapixel camera uses an 11-point autofocus system, DX-format sensor and EXPEED image processing, but the most interesting feature for beginners will be the Guide mode.  Not just an automatic setup, Guide mode promises to explain why different settings should be chosen; yes, that's right, it's a teacher trapped inside your DSLR.

 

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Nikon D300S DSLR announced: 12.3MP and 24fps 720p HD video

Nikon D300S DSLR announced: 12.3MP and 24fps 720p HD video

Nikon have announced the D300S, its new DX-format DSLR flagship.  The 12.3-megapixel DX-sensor camera has 51-point autofocus and can shoot 7 frames per second; however it can also record 24fps 720p high-definition video with contrast-detect AF (while in Tripod mode).  Nikon have added a stereo microphone input and in-camera movie editing for clip trimming.

 

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Two Nikon press conferences imminent: D300s tipped

Two Nikon press conferences imminent: D300s tipped

Never one to under-egg the photography pudding, Nikon have organized two separate press conferences in the upcoming months, first on July 30th and then another on August 4th.  That's prompted speculation as to which two products might be imminent; the Nikon D300s, with its SD card slot, seems a likely candidate for one date, but there's less certainty about the second DSLR. 

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Nikon announces D5000

Nikon announces D5000

We've seen the leaked photos of the D5000's in the wild, but the official announcement came through from Nikon about the D5000. The D5000 features a 2.7-inch vari-angle LCD monitor that allows you to shoot easily from any angle you can work your way into.

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Nikon 12.3MP D5000 Digital SLR gets official

Nikon 12.3MP D5000 Digital SLR gets official

First the spy shots, now the official announcement. Nikon has unveiled the much-speculated D5000 12.3MP DSLR. It is essentially the D90 in a compact chassis at cheap price -- aims to compete with the newly announced Canon Rebel T1i. The entry-level Nikon packs 12.21 million image pixel CMOS sensor, capable of 4fps continues shooting speed and 720P HD capture, which also features Nikon’s first DSLR with articulated 2.7-inch LCD display.

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Nikon DSLR with articulated LCD coming April 14th?

Nikon DSLR with articulated LCD coming April 14th?

Photos purporting to show an as-yet unannounced Nikon DSLR with an articulated display have emerged, tipped to be officially unveiled at a Nikon press event on April 14th.  No specific details for the camera have been given, but the photographer who snapped the mystery shots claims to have been traveling in Eastern Europe only to "stumble across" a Nikon commercial shoot.

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New Nikon EDG fieldscope series for serious birders?

New Nikon EDG fieldscope series for serious birders?

More Nikon Optics but made suitable for scientific researchers or Audubon naturalists. Like the stereoscopic microscope we reported last time, this high performance Nikon fieldscopes are compatible with Nikon’s DSLR and Coolpixs series digital cameras.

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Nikon Coolpix Extreme, a concept camera inside the mind of an artist

Nikon Coolpix Extreme, a concept camera inside the mind of an artist

Nikon didn’t showcase any all-weather tough camera at PMA 2009 this year, in fact, there isn’t one but a splashproof, basic sealing Coolpix S2 in the past. This tough Coolpix you about to see is a concept, a designer piece from Yakon Design by artist Camillo Vanacore.

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