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Nikon Announces New Cameras - Coolpix 4600, 5600, 5900, 7600 and 7900
by  -  2/16/2005

Nikon has opened up the PMA floodgates announcing five new cameras in the Coolpix lineup. The Nikon Coolpix 4600, 5600 and 7600 models are high resolution, easy to use models. The Coolpix 5900 and 7900 offer more features in compact bodies.

Nikon Coolpix 4600


Overview

MSRP $199.95

4.0 Effective Megapixels for stunning prints up to 11 x 17 inches 
  
High Quality 3x Optical Zoom-Nikkor 34-102mm(35mm equivalent) lens for incredibly sharp, clear images plus a 4x digital zoom for a total zoom of 12x. 
  
16 Scene Modes (Portrait, Panorama Assist, Landscape, Underwater, etc), 4 with Scene Assist to guide you in taking better pictures, automatically. 
  
Long Battery Life allows you to shoot hundreds of images with two AA batteries. 
  
Exclusive Nikon In-Camera Red-Eye Fix(TM) automatically fixes most typical situations; you may never see red-eyes again. 
  
Large, Bright 1.8 inch LCD for easy viewing and playback of pictures. 
  
Nikon's D-Lighting automatically lightens overly dark images in playback.

Nikon Coolpix 4600 & 5600 Specs


Nikon Coolpix 5600

Overview

MSRP: $279.95

5.1 Effective Megapixels for stunning prints up to 16 x 20 inches 
  
High Quality 3x Optical Zoom-Nikkor 35-105mm (35mm equivalent) lens for incredibly sharp, clear images plus a 4x digital zoom for a total zoom of 12x. 
  
16 Scene Modes (Portrait, Panorama Assist, Landscape, Underwater, etc), 4 with Scene Assist to guide you in taking better pictures, automatically. 
  
Long Battery Life allows you to shoot hundreds of images with two AA batteries. 
  
Exclusive Nikon In-Camera Red-Eye Fix(TM) automatically fixes most typical situations; you may never see red-eyes again. 
  
Large, Bright 1.8 inch LCD for easy viewing and playback of pictures. 
  
Nikon's D-Lighting automatically lightens overly dark images in playback. 

Nikon Coolpix 4600 & 5600 Specs


Nikon Coolpix 5900

Overview

MSRP: $349.95 

5.1 Effective Megapixels for stunning prints up to 16 x 20 inches. 
  
High Quality 3x Optical Zoom-Nikkor 38-114mm ED Glass Lens (35mm equivalent) pro-quality ED glass optics for incredibly sharp, clear images plus a 4x digital zoom for a total zoom of 12x. 
  
16 Scene Modes Portrait, Panorama Assist, Landscape, Underwater, etc.) 4 with Scene Assist to guide you in taking better pictures, automatically. 
  
Long Battery Life allows you to shoot hundreds of images with the included rechargeable battery. 
  
Exclusive Nikon In-Camera Red-Eye Fix(TM) automatically fixes most typical instances of red-eye in the camera; you may never see red-eyes again. 
  
Big, Bright 2.0 inch LCD for easy viewing and playback of pictures. 
  
Nikon's D-Lighting automatically lightens overly dark images in playback. 
  
All New Face-Priority AF (Autofocus) will automatically detect the face in an image and focus on it. Get that great portrait, automatically. 
  
Compact Aluminum Body is small enough to take anywhere.

Nikon Coolpix 5900 & 7900 Specs

Nikon Coolpix 7600

Overview

MSRP: $379.95 

7.1 Effective Megapixels for stunning prints up to 16 x 20 inches and beyond. 
  
High Quality 3x Optical Zoom-Nikkor 38-114mm (35mm equivalent) ED Glass lens pro-quality ED glass optics for incredibly sharp, clear images plus a 4x digital zoom for a total zoom of 12x. 
  
16 Scene Modes (Portrait, Panorama Assist, Landscape, Voice Memo, etc), 4 with Scene Assist to guide you in taking better pictures, automatically. 
  
Long Battery Life allows you to shoot hundreds of images with the optional NIMH Coolpix rechargeable AA's. 
  
Exclusive Nikon In-Camera Red-Eye Fix(TM) automatically fixes most typical situations; you may never see red-eyes again. 
  
Large, Bright 1.8 inch LCD for easy viewing and playback of pictures. 
  
Nikon's D-Lighting automatically lightens overly dark images in playback. 
  
All New Face-Priority AF (Autofocus) will automatically detect the face in a portrait and focus on it. Get that great portrait, automatically.

Nikon Coolpix 7600 Specs


Nikon Coolpix 7900

Overview

MSRP: $449.95 

7.1 Effective Megapixels for stunning prints up to 16 x 20 inches and beyond. 
  
High Quality 3x Optical Zoom-Nikkor 38-114mm ED Glass Lens (35mm equivalent) Pro-quality ED glass optics for incredibly sharp, clear images plus a 4x digital zoom for a total zoom of 12x. 
  
16 Scene Modes Portrait, Panorama Assist, Landscape, Underwater, etc.) 4 with Scene Assist to guide you in taking better pictures, automatically. 
  
Long Battery Life allows you to shoot hundreds of images with the included rechargeable battery. 
  
Exclusive Nikon In-Camera Red-Eye Fix(TM) automatically fixes most typical instances of red-eye in the camera; you may never see red-eye again. 
  
Big, Bright 2.0 inch LCD for easy viewing and playbck of pictures. 
  
Nikon's D-Lighting automatically lightens overly dark images in playback. 
  
All new Face-Priority AF (Autofocus) will automatically detect the face in a portrait and focus on it. Get that great portrait, automatically.  
  
Compact Aluminum Body is small enough to take anywhere.

Nikon Coolpix 5900 & 7900 Specs