The Coolpix S52 camera combines Nikon's stunning wave-surface camera body with advanced features designed to produce incredible pictures with ease. With 9.0 effective megapixels, a 3x, 38-114mm Zoom-NIKKOR lens, Optical Vibration Reduction (VR) Image Stabilization and manual sensitivity settings as high as ISO 3200, the COOLPIX S52 and S52c are for consumers looking for a stunning camera that takes equally stunning photos.
The COOLPIX S52 and S52c feature Optical VR Image Stabilization technology, which compensates for camera shake as well as ISO capabilities up to 3200, which provide more opportunities to capture fast moving subjects and greater flexibility and clarity when shooting in low-light settings. These cameras also boast an AUTO ISO control, which automatically selects the optimal sensitivity across a range between ISO 100 and ISO 800, and up to ISO 2000 in High-Sensitivity mode.
Providing even more control and freedom in photo taking, the S52 and S52c come with a 3x Zoom-NIKKOR lens designed to capture brilliant detail and vivid colors in every photo and a huge 3.0-inch high-resolution LCD screen allowing easy sharing and viewing of images. Also, these new cameras are built on Nikon's innovative EXPEED digital image processing system designed to enhance noise reduction and improve the signal-to-noise (S/N) ratio.
Like all cameras in the COOLPIX line, the S52 and S52c include Nikon's unique image innovations including enhanced Face-Priority AF, which automatically finds and focuses on up to five faces within the frame; In-Camera Red-Eye Fix, which can automatically detect and correct red eye in a photo; and D-Lighting, which compensates for excessive backlight or insufficient flash in images.
The Wi-Fi enabled S52c can send images directly via email through its Wi-Fi connection, as well as support my Picturetown, Nikon?s photo sharing and storage service. Through my Picturetown, users can email pictures directly to friends and family, publish pictures to the photo community sharing Website Flickr, and link their photos to blogs and social networking sites. Pictures can also be sent to the email addresses of a BlackBerry device for viewing.
The S52 and S52c both feature the Pictmotion function which will allow users to combine their favorite movies and photos and create in-camera slide shows with music including songs uploaded from iTunes.
The COOLPIX S52 and S52c come packaged with Nikon's exclusive COOLPIX Software Suite for organizing, editing and sharing photos. The S52 and S52c are SDHC compatible and utilize Nikon's ultra-compact EN-EL8 rechargeable Li-ion battery. The S52 will be available in Crimson Red and Midnight Black. The S52c will be available in Vibrant Black.
- 9.0 Megapixels for stunning prints as large as 16 x 20 inches. Plenty of sharp resolution to capture the finest details, crop creatively and produce incredible enlargements.
- 3x Optical Zoom-NIKKOR (38-114mm) Lens provides exceptional pictures. This lens is built on Nikon's proud heritage of producting precision camera optics that deliver superb color and razor-sharp results.
- New EXPEED Image Processor ensures high-quality pictures with stunning color and sharpness. Nikon's comprehensive digital imaging processing concept incorporates the know-how and the technologies acquired throughout our long history of photographic and digital imaging development. EXPEED is customer-tuned for COOLPIX and renders natural-looking pictures of incredible quality and quick response so you won't miss that special moment.
- Optical Vibration Reduction Image Stabilization compensates for camera shake to prevent blur and produce clearer, sharper results in lower light or unsteady conditions. In addition, the benefit of Nikon's VR system extends to faster framing on the moniter and smoother action in the S52's movie mode
- Huge, Bright 3.0-inch High-Resolution LCD offers 170 degree wide-angle of view making it easy to compose shots and play them back anywhere. The ultra-wide 170 degree viewing angle makes it easy for you to share your pictures with everyone at once. In addition, the high-contrast and anti-reflection coating on the screen assist in clear viewing, even in direct sunlight.
- Slim, Stylish All-Metal Design slips right into your shirt pocket or purse! Not only is the camera easy to carry around, it is great to be seen with. Nikon's beautiful wave-surface design and sweeping lines make it the camera that takes great pictures, and looks great doing it!
- Auto adjusts up to ISO 3200 making new opportunities to take sharper, more natural-looking pictures in lower light conditions.
- One-Touch Portrait Button automatically activates In-Camera Red-Eye Fix and Face Priority AF to create stunning portraits. There is no more fumbling through menus or worriyng about pressing the wrong button. With the One-Touch Portrait Button on the top of the camera, it's as easy as a single press of one button to get a great portrait?without red-eye.
- Nikon Image Innovations include: In-Camera Red-Eye Fix, which will automatically look for and fix most instances of red-eye; Face Priority AF is Nikon's face-finding technology that can quickly find and focus on up to five faces in a group portrait; and D-Lighting will rescue those pictures that are too dark for printing by enhancing the underexposed areas of the picture while not touching the properly exposed areas.
- All New Pictmotion lets you select your favorite pictures and movies and combine them with music. There are five pieces of music pre-installed, and you can upload up to ten pieces of your own music to the camera! Add a choice of visual styles that match the mood of your photos and you can creative amazing slideshows with music right in the camera. In addition, Pictmotion is now offering VGA quality so displaying your slideshow on a flat-screen TV will be more enjoyable then ever.
- High-Quality TV Movies with Sound are now just a press of a button away with your COOLPIX. Record TV-quality movies with sound whose duration is only limited by the available space on your SD/SDHC card. Connect your camera to your TV and you have instant home movies.