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Model Name: Nikon Coolpix P3 
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Photo Gallery URL: Photo Gallery
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
General
Model Number: P3
Camera Format: Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $449.95
Street Price: $264.64
Date Available: 2006-03-31
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 6.0 oz (170 g)
Weight With Batteries? No
Size: 3.6 x 2.4 x 1.2 in.
(92 x 61 x 31 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1024 x 736 (0.8 MP, Other),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.7
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 320x240, 160x120
Movie Frame Rate: 30.00, 30.00
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 8.31
CCD Size (inches): 1/1.8 inch
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 3:2
Sensor Type: CCD
Effective Megapixels: 8.10
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 36 - 126 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.50x
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 4x
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: No
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 4 cm to Infinity
1.6 in to Infinity
Aperture Range: f/2.7 - 7.6 (wide) / f/5.2 - 7.3 (tele)
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution: 150,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 50, 100, 200, 400
White Balance Settings: Auto, Preset (custom) , Direct Sunlight, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Shade, Flash.
Shutter Speed Range: 8 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 256-segment Matrix, Center-weighted, Spot, AF Spot
Program AE: No
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: No
Full Manual Exposure: No
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait [Face AF], Portrait, Night Portrait, Landscape, Night landscape, Sunset, Dusk/Dawn, Fireworks show, Close up, Party/Indoor, Panorama assist, Beach/Snow, Back light, Museum, Copy, Sports
Self Timer: 3 or 10 seconds
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto with Red-eye Reduction (In-Camera Red-Eye Fix), Flash Cancel, Anytime Flash, Slow sync
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Wide: 1ft 4in - 13ft / 0.4 - 4.0m; Tele: 1ft 4in - 6ft 7in / 0.4 - 2.0m
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD
Memory Included (MB): 23.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: QuickTime
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
External Connections: USB 1.1,WiFi
Other Connection: DC Input
Included Software: PictureProject
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL5
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL5 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes
CIPA Rating: 200
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