Nikon Digital Cameras

Nikon have always had an excellent reputation for the quality of their lenses. Their name has been built on the quality of the equipment they have delivered to professional photographers over a great number of years.

Their range of compact digital camera covers a variety of different types of cameras. This ranges from their simple and easy to use L range up to the digital SLR D range aimed at professional photographers and serious amateurs.

Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Type: Compact System Camera

10 Megapixels

Guide Price: £499.99

The Nikon 1 J1 has a selection of manual exposure controls. If is capable of capturing the action at a rate of 10 frames per second. Focusing options include a 73 point Auto Focus system. Photos can be stored in RAW as well as Jpeg. For composing photos the LCD screen is 3 inches in size. Movies options include being able to shoot Full High Definition movies, shooting slow motion movies and being able to take still snaps when a movie is being recorded.

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Nikon 1 J2

Nikon 1 J2

Type: Compact System Camera

10 Megapixels

The Nikon 1 J2 is small in size even for a compact system camera. Features include manual exposure (Fully Manual, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority), a burst mode that can shoot at 10 frames per second and Full High Definition Movies with stereo sound. There are a range of accessories available for this camera. These include a variety of lenses and an underwater case.

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Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1

Type: Compact System Camera

10 Megapixels

Guide Price: £499.99

The Nikon 1 V1 has a wide range of more advanced features. These include manual exposure controls, a 73 point auto focus system and the ability to capture action at a rate of 10 frames per second. For composing images you can choose between a 3 inch LCD screen and an Electronic Viewfinder. The camera is also capable of recording where you are in the world when a picture was taken through its built in GPS tracking system. You will also find an advanced movie mode. The camera is capable of shooting Full High Definition movies, movies that can be played back in slow motion and capturing still images when you are shooting a movie.

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Nikon Coolpix AW100

Nikon Coolpix AW100

Type: Waterproof

16 Megapixels 5x Zoom

Guide Price: £264.99 Rating: 82/100

The Coolpix AW100 is waterproof to depths of 10m, shockproof to drops of 1.5m and freezeproof to temperatures as low as 14 degrees centigrade. Features include GPS tracking, an electronic compass and a world wide map. Aside from the robust and tracking features the Coolpix AW100 operates as a simple point and shoot digital camera. It has a macro mode that can focus from 1cm away from the subject. It is also capable of shooting Full High Definition movies.

Nikon Coolpix L120

Nikon Coolpix L120

Type: Super Zoom

14 Megapixels 21x Zoom

Guide Price: £165.00

The Coolpix L120 may be shaped like a Digital SLR, but it offers the simplicity of a point and shoot digital camera. As well as the zoom power on offer it has a 3 inch high resolution screen, can focus from 1cm away from the subject in macro mode and shoots High Definition movies.

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Nikon Coolpix L26

Nikon Coolpix L26

Type: Simple and Easy

16 Megapixels 5x Zoom

Guide Price: £90.00

The Coolpix L26 is a simple, starter digital camera. It is one of the cheapest digital cameras you will find from a leading brand. It is also one of the few cameras that run on AA batteries. This camera is available in black, silver and red. It has a larger than standard 3 inch LCD screen and can shoot High Definition movies.

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Nikon Coolpix L610

Nikon Coolpix L610

Type: Extra Zoom

16 Megapixels 14x Zoom

Guide Price: £156.77

The Coolpix L610 is an easy to use digital camera offering a fair amount of zoom power. It can also produce Full High Definition Movies with stereo sound. Another feature worth mentioning is the panoramic mode Nikon have built in. This gives you the ability to create 180 degree and 360 degree panoramas. Power is supplied by AA batteries.

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Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L810

Type: Super Zoom

16 Megapixels 26x Zoom

Guide Price: £196.86 Rating: 79/100

The Coolpix L810 scores highly for ease of use. Features include a 3D photography mode, plus the ability to shoot High Definition movies. There is also image stabilisation and a 3 inch LCD screen. Power is supplied by AA batteries. The 26x zoom lens also has wide angle capabilities. The Coolpix L810 is available in black, red and blue.

Nikon Coolpix P310

Nikon Coolpix P310

Type: Advanced Compact

16 Megapixels 4.2x Zoom

Guide Price: £239.95 Rating: 83/100

The Coolpix P310 is a high quality compact camera. The key feature is the f/1.8 aperture. This makes the Coolpix P310 a good choice for lowlight photography. Other features include Full High Definition movies, image stabilisation and a 3 inch LCD screen with a much higher resolution than you find on a typical digital camera. In macro mode the camera is capable of focusing from 2cm away from your subject. There are also a set of manual exposure controls.

Nikon Coolpix P510

Nikon Coolpix P510

Type: Super Zoom

16 Megapixels 42x Zoom

Guide Price: £297.00 Rating: 84/100

The Coolpix P5100 offers a stunning amount of zoom. There are plenty of other features available too. These include manual exposure controls, manual focusing, a 5 frames per second burst mode, GPS, 360 degree panoramas and 3D photography. You also have access to a macro mode that can focus from 1cm away from your subject and a 3 inch LCD screen that you can tilt away from the camera body. A viewfinder is available too.

Nikon Coolpix P7100

Nikon Coolpix P7100

Type: Advanced Digital

10 Megapixels 7x Zoom

Guide Price: £379.50

The Coolpix P7100 offers a range of advanced features if you are looking for a smaller digital camera as an alternative to a Digital SLR. Features include manual control settings – fully manual, aperture, priority and shutter priority, plus the ability to store images in RAW format. For composition you can use an optical viewfinder or a high resolution, 3 inch LCD screen. You also have access to a macro mode that can focus from 2cm away from the subject and a High Definition movie mode.

Nikon Coolpix P7700

Nikon Coolpix P7700

Type: Advanced Digital

12 Megapixels 7x Zoom

Guide Price: £400.00

The Coolpix P7700 has a range of advanced features. These include a burst mode that works at the rate of 8 frames per second, manual exposure controls (Fully Manual, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority) and RAW capture. The Full High Definition Movie mode can record in surround sound. In addition there is a 3 inch LCD screen that pulls out away from the body so that you can find a more comfortable shooting position.

Nikon Coolpix S01

Nikon Coolpix S01

Type: Ultra Compact

10 Megapixels 3x Zoom

Guide Price: £54.99

The Coolpix S01 is one of the smallest digital cameras you can find. The body is made of stainless steel. Features include a 2.5 inch LCD screen and a macro mode that can focus from 5cm away from your subject. The LCD screen gives you touch control. The Coolpix S01 can shoot High Definition Movies.

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Nikon Coolpix S100

Nikon Coolpix S100

Type: Ultra Compact

16 Megapixels 5x Zoom

Guide Price: £228.74 Rating: 83/100

The Coolpix S100 is a touch control LCD screen. The LCD screen is an impressive 3.5 inches in size. Other features include the ability to shoot High Definition movies and to produce 3D still images. Image stabilisation is available to reduce picture blur. The Coolpix S100 is available in red, gold, black and purple. This camera is ultra slim and has a sliding lens cover.

Nikon Coolpix S1200pj

Nikon Coolpix S1200pj

Type: Ultra Compact

14 Megapixels 5x Zoom

Guide Price: £288.70

The stand out feature on the Coolpix S1200pj is the built in projector. As well as being able to display photos you have taken with the camera you can connect your iPhone®, iPad®, iPod touch® , iPod nano® or iPod® to the Coolpix S1200pj and display images from those sources too. Aside from the projector you get standard point and shoot ease of use, image stabilisation and a 3 inch LCD screen. You can also shoot High Definition movies.

Nikon Coolpix S30

Nikon Coolpix S30

Type: Waterproof

10 Megapixels 3x Zoom

Guide Price: £92.99

The Coolpix S30 is waterproof to 3m and shockproof to falls of up to 76cm. Aside from the waterproof and shockproof features this is a fairly basic digital camera. It is able to shoot High Definition movies and has a 2.7 inch LCD screen. For close ups it can focus from 5cm away from your subject. It is available in blue, pink and white.

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Nikon Coolpix S3300

Nikon Coolpix S3300

Type: Ultra Compact

16 Megapixels 6x Zoom

Guide Price: £94.49 Rating: 81/100

The Coolpix S3300 is a relatively straightforward, pocket sized digital camera. Features include a wide angle lens, the ability to shoot High Definition movies and a 2.7 inch LCD screen. Nikon have equipped this camera with image stabilisation. For your close up shots the Coolpix S3300 is able to focus from 5cm away from your subject.

Nikon Coolpix S4300

Nikon Coolpix S4300

Type: Ultra Compact

16 Megapixels 6x Zoom

Guide Price: £79.00

The Coolpix S4300 is a touch controlled digital camera. Apart from the touch control aspect this camera handles like a typical point and shoot digital camera. Features include image stabilisation and High Definition movies. For close up photos this camera can focus from 5cm away from your subject.

Nikon Coolpix S6200

Nikon Coolpix S6200

Type: Extra Zoom

16 Megapixels 10x Zoom

Guide Price: £79.95

The Coolpix S6200 offers ease of use, a longer zoom lens and a small size that makes it easy to slip into most pockets. It can shoot High Definition movies as well as movies in iFrame format for faster downloading. It has a 2.7 inch LCD screen and Nikon have also built in image stabilisation to help reduce any picture blur. Models are available in red, silver, black, pink and blue.

Nikon Coolpix S6300

Nikon Coolpix S6300

Type: Extra Zoom

16 Megapixels 10x Zoom

Guide Price: £99.00 Rating: 79/100

The Coolpix S6300 is a relatively small camera considering the amount of zoom on offer. Key features include a 2.7 inch LCD screen, High Definition movies with stereo sound and 3D photography. You can also create 180 degree and 360 degree panoramic images. Nikon have also built image stabilisation into the Coolpix S6300.

Nikon Coolpix S6400

Nikon Coolpix S6400

Type: Ultra Compact

16 Megapixels 12x Zoom

Guide Price: £133.89

The Coolpix S6400 offers a fair amount of zoom power considering the small size of the camera. Another big attraction is likely to be the touch controlled, 3 inch LCD screen. The Coolpix S6400 can shoot Full High Definition Movies and record stereo sound to accompany them. In addition you can create 180 degree and 360 degree panoramic shots.

Nikon Coolpix S800c

Nikon Coolpix S800c

Type: Ultra Compact

16 Megapixels 10x Zoom

Guide Price: £198.89

With an Android operating system and having Wi-Fi connectivity to other smart devices the Coolpix S800c is a little different to your typical digital camera. It also has a range of more traditional digital camera features such as a 3.5 inch touch controlled screen and Full High Definition Movies with stereo sound. GPS positioning and tagging are available too.

Nikon Coolpix S8200

Nikon Coolpix S8200

Type: Extra Zoom

16 Megapixels 14x Zoom

Guide Price: £149.99

The Coolpix S8200 is a powerful compact digital camera. It has plenty of zoom power with a 14x zoom lens. It is capable of shooting High Definition movies and has a 1cm macro mode for close up photography. Other features include the ability to photograph action at up to 5 frames per second. It also has a high definition, 3 inch LCD screen and image stabilisation.

Nikon Coolpix S9300

Nikon Coolpix S9300

Type: Extra Zoom

16 Megapixels 18x Zoom

Guide Price: £131.20 Rating: 86/100

The Coolpix S9300 packs a great range of features into its relatively small body. Features include Full High Definition movies with stereo sound, a high resolution, 3 inch LCD screen and GPS tracking. It also has the ability to create 180 and 360 degree panoramas. You can fire off shots at a rate of up to 7 frames per second and image stabilisation has been built in too.

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