Nikon S520 Review

 
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Basic Specifications
Full model name: Nikon Coolpix S520
Resolution: 8.10 Megapixels
Sensor size: 1/2.5"
Lens: 3.00x zoom
(35-105mm eq.)
Viewfinder: LCD
ISO: 64-2000
Shutter: -
Max Aperture: 2.8
Dimensions: 3.7 x 2.1 x 0.9 in.
(94 x 53 x 23 mm)
Weight: 4.1 oz (115 g)
MSRP: $230
Availability: 03/2008
Manufacturer: Nikon
Full specs: Nikon S520 specifications
8.10
Megapixels
3.00x zoom
1/2.5"
size sensor
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Nikon S520 Intro

The Nikon Coolpix S-series are slim, stylish digicams that come complete with the latest Nikon technology such as Face-Priority AF, In-Camera Red-Eye Fix and D-Lighting.

Nikon S520 Features

The Nikon Coolpix S520 has an 8 megapixel imager, 3x optically stabilized zoom lens and a 2.5" LCD display. The S520 derives its power from a custom Li-ion battery, and images are stored on SD cards plus 23MB of built-in memory.

Additional Nikon S520 features and details (adapted from the press release):

The slim, ergonomic Coolpix S520 boasts a streamlined profile, 8 effective megapixels, a 3x Zoom-NIKKOR lens, Optical Vibration Reduction (VR) Image Stabilization, and a quality-crafted aluminum body. Style-conscious consumers will love the S520's design, in addition to the latest Nikon technologies that make this camera compact, easy to use, and capable of capturing breath-taking images. Additionally, the S520 adds the "Food Mode" to its existing scene modes. Food Mode allows for users to capture beautiful close-up images of food at high ISO settings in restaurants or other locations where flash photography is not permitted.

  • 8.1 Megapixels for stunning prints as large as 16 x 20 inches.
  • The Nikon S520ís 3x Optical Zoom-NIKKOR Glass Lens with NIKKOR optics provides exceptional pictures.
  • The S520ís incredible, bright 2.5-inch wide angle of view high resolution LCD makes it easy to compose and share your pictures.
  • The Nikon S520ís Optical VR Image Stabilization minimizes the effect of camera shake.
  • The Nikon S520 auto adjusts up to ISO 2000 to keep shooting, even in low light.
  • Nikon S520 In-Camera Innovations: In-Camera Red-Eye Fix™--automatically fixes most instances of red-eye in the camera. You may never see red-eye again! Face-Priority AF--Nikon's face-finding technology that automatically focuses on faces. D-Lighting--rescues dark or backlit images by improving brightness and detail where needed.
  • The Coolpix S520's all new, stylish, all-metal design slips right into your shirt pocket or purse!

Nikon S520 Pricing and Availability

Priced at US$230, the Nikon Coolpix S520 goes on sale from March 2008.

 

Nikon S520

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