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Nikon Canada's 2012 Digital Camera Holiday Lineup Emphasizes Performance, Creativity, Shareability and Style

Nikon Canada's 2012 Digital Camera Holiday Lineup Emphasizes Performance, Creativity, Shareability and Style

Nikon Canada's 2012 Digital Camera Holiday Lineup Emphasizes Performance, Creativity, Shareability and Style

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Simplify gift shopping by surprising your loved ones with Nikon

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 8, 2012 /CNW/ - This holiday season, Nikon Canada offers a range of digital cameras to fit everyone's lifestyles and creative skills. From a performance-class digital, ultra-mini, and Android™-powered and Wi-Fi-enabled camera to a compact stylish camera system with interchangeable lenses and a powerful HD-SLR, Nikon Canada's lineup brings family and friends together to capture and share timeless holiday memories.

"This year's lineup focuses on the themes of creativity, shareability and style," said Gregory Flasch, National Advertising and Communications Manager, Nikon Canada. "It features cameras that offer extreme creative control, Wi-Fi capability for entertainment and file sharing, ultra-mini camera bodies for easy everyday travel companionship, and even an HD-SLR with an in-camera Guide Mode to teach users how to get the most from their camera. This holiday lineup provides suggestions for everyone on your shopping list, from the entertainer and social user to the family memory-keeper and photography enthusiast."

Nikon COOLPIX Cameras

COOLPIX S800c: For the Always-Connected Social User
The COOLPIX S800c is Nikon's first Wi-Fi-enabled compact digital camera, built to integrate the company's powerful imaging technologies with the capabilities of an Android™ operating system. It is designed for always-connected users and allows them to send and publish files quickly and easily any time from virtually anywhere1. Uploading photos of unwrapped Christmas presents doesn't get easier than this!

The S800c is powered by Android technology with the ability to connect to Wi-Fi, surf online and upload content to Google+™, Facebook and Twitter. Users can download applications and games via instant access2 to the Google Play™ store right on their camera.

With features such as the 10x-Zoom NIKKOR lens which covers a 25-250mm range, and the 16-megapixel CMOS sensor, the S800c helps users create photos and Full HD (1080p) videos with stunning sharpness and clarity, whether up-close or at a distance, even in challenging lighting conditions. Additionally, the S800c boasts a built-in GPS, allowing users to record location information onto stills and movies, track a weekend excursion or geo-tag a hard-to-find shooting spot. The social media lover on any holiday shopping list would be impressed with the S800c's imaging quality and ability to seamlessly share content online.

Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP): $379.95. Available in black and white.

COOLPIX S01: For the Person Who's Always Snapping Photos
Look no further for the perfect stocking stuffer! The COOLPIX S01 is an ultra-compact camera that combines Nikon imaging technology, style and affordability into a mini camera body measuring just 51 x 77 x 17mm (3.1 x 2.1 x 0.7 in.) and weighing only 96 grams (3.4 ounces) - you could fit two of them in the palm of your hand! For your friends or family members who consistently miss unexpected photo opportunities because they forgot to pack a camera, this is the ultimate solution: a tiny camera they can keep inside any bag or purse, and also fits in any shirt or pants pocket.

As an ideal everyday travel companion, the S01 is a stylish and elegant camera that's perfect for capturing fun and spontaneous moments at holiday parties. Its simple and easy-to-use touchscreen features shortcut menus that enable users to access all camera functions. Its 3x wide-angle zoom NIKKOR lens and accurate EXPEED C2 image-processing engine work together to yield vibrant colours and even skin tones in images. Built-in scene modes assist users in capturing beautiful pictures by automatically selecting the optimal mode and exposure, and simple in-camera retouching of photos can help users get creative with a variety of options.

MSRP: $149.95. Available in white, silver, and red.

COOLPIX P7700: For the Creative Mind in Your Life
As Nikon's new flagship COOLPIX camera, the P7700 is built for photographers ready to step up from traditional point-and-shoot cameras as well as professionals who require a companion for their HD-SLRs. It comes fully loaded with one of the most comprehensive feature sets available in its class, including a sharp 7.1x zoom NIKKOR ED glass lens with a maximum aperture of f/2 and a 12.2-megapixel CMOS sensor.

For the artists in your family, the P7700 provides complete creative control by offering excellent tonal range and vivid colour reproduction. With fast continuous shooting at approximately eight frames per second (fps) for up to six continuous shots, the P7700 delivers rapid performance to ensure that every moment is captured, whether users are outside playing winter sports or spending time with the family around the Christmas tree.

A high-performance lens is paramount to ensuring the best clarity and sharpness, and the COOLPIX P7700 doesn't disappoint. Its 7.1x zoom f/2 NIKKOR glass lens covers a 28 to 200mm equivalent zoom range and is built with Lens-Shift Vibration Reduction (VR) function to minimize camera shake for shooting blur-free photos while handheld or in challenging light. Furthermore, users can shoot stunning Full HD (1080p) videos using a variety of manual controls, movie-customization options and a dash of creativity. The P7700 is the perfect camera for capturing memorable holiday activities.

MSRP: $529.95.

Nikon HD-SLR

D3200: For the Hobbyist Who Wants More
Designed for the enthusiast who is ready to transition from a compact digital camera to an HD-SLR, the Nikon D3200 is ready to help unleash the photographer in everyone. From low-light to fast action, whether indoors or outdoors, the compact and lightweight D3200 provides the power to capture every holiday moment easily with stellar image quality and in stunning Full HD (1080p) video.

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