A year after unveiling the world's first compact with a built-projector, Nikon has introduced its successor - the S1100pj. Built around the same stabilized 28-140mm equivalent lens as the S1000pj, it comes with a 14.1Mp sensor and larger, higher resolution 460K dot 3.0" LCD.The body design has also been slightly modified and the projector improved to offer great brightness, image size and throw distance. The company has also launched the image-stabilized 12.2 megapixel S5100, which offers a wide angle 5x zoom lens (28-140mm equiv.), 2.7 inch LCD and HD video recording.

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NIKON ANNOUNCES TWO NEW ADDITIONS TO THE COOLPIX RANGE


The S1100pj with enhanced projector and S5100 with high performance low-light shooting are Nikon’s latest compact models

Nikon UK today unveils two new compact cameras to join its COOLPIX line-up. The duo consists of the S1100pj with integrated projector, the successor to the award-winning S1000pj, and the S5100, a versatile shooter with specialist technologies to ensure stunning shots even in low-light conditions.

The COOLPIX S1100pj sees Nikon again redefining the way people share their photos, videos, and even presentations with the inclusion of an integrated projector, offering enhanced picture quality and the ability to connect directly to a computer. Meanwhile, the COOLPIX S5100 features four technologies for beautiful night shots, including lens-shift type VR (Vibration Reduction), high sensitivity with low noise up to ISO 3200, enhanced Motion Detection, and a new flash control system. Both new models feature NIKKOR precision lenses, Nikon EXPEED C2 digital image processing, and include legendary Nikon features designed to capture the highest quality images.

Mark Pekelharing, Product Manager Consumer Products at Nikon Europe B.V.: “These new additions to our COOLPIX family enhance our offering for everyone, whether you’re looking for the latest innovation or a handy compact camera to capture all your favourite memories. The S5100 offers great quality at an affordable price and the S1100pj continues Nikon’s unique lead in projector camera innovation. The ability to connect the S1100pj to a PC or Mac makes it a very versatile device for both home and business use, making it easier than ever to share photos, presentations and more.”

COOLPIX S1100pj – Changing the way we share our photos
The S1100pj is the successor to the award-winning S1000pj, the world’s first camera with an in-built projector, and allows new ways of image viewing and sharing, without the need for additional equipment or having to crowd round the camera’s LCD display. At 14 lumen, the projector is 40% brighter than its predecessor, enabling projection in new situations such as in lighter rooms or against lighter surfaces. It can also be linked to your PC or Mac so stored pictures or presentations can be shown instantly through the projector.

Boasting a 14.1 megapixel sensor, a wide-angle 5x zoom NIKKOR lens, and 7.5 cm (3.0 inch) extra high resolution (460K-dot) touch-screen LCD monitor for intuitive touch control, the S1100pj is not just a fancy gadget but is a typically high-quality Nikon camera. To ensure crisp photographs every time, the camera contains five functions to reduce image blur, while convenient modes such as Easy Auto mode and Smart Portrait System mean you don’t have to worry about choosing the right setting for your shot, leaving you to focus on getting just the right picture.

The S1100pj also introduces a range of retouch features so you can really get creative, including Fisheye effect, selective colour highlighting on an otherwise monochrome picture, and background softening, so you don’t have to go anywhere near a computer to edit your images. To liven up your slideshows you can use the built-in animations, background music or slide transitions. Finally, the Paint function means you can add handwritten annotations to your images, even while you are projecting them on a wall.

The COOLPIX S1100pj is available in black and green.

COOLPIX S5100 – stunning shots even in low-light conditions
The COOLPIX S5100 is a slim and stylish camera with 12.2 megapixels, which gives you high performance in any situation with its easy-to-use functions. Even at night, when images can be more difficult to capture, you can rely on getting clear, crisp pictures every time with lens-shift type VR (Vibration Reduction), enhanced Motion Detection, and a ground-breaking flash control system. The S5100 will detect if you are holding the camera, rather than using a tripod, and will automatically select the most appropriate settings to reduce image blur and make sure you capture beautiful pictures every time.

With improved response performance from the EXPEED C2 processing system you will never miss that perfect shot, even if your subject is moving. And if you want to capture more of the moment, then a dedicated video button allows you to quickly and easily record video in 720p HD quality. Although the S5100 incorporates a 5x zoom NIKKOR lens starting at wide-angle 28mm, the sporty, metal, rounded body design is only 21.6 mm (0.9-inch) thick so it will easily fit in a bag or pocket.  

The COOLPIX S5100 comes in colours: black, blue.

ViewNX 2
ViewNX 2 is an all-in-one software package that enables users to quickly and easily import, browse, edit and share still images and movies. Building upon the highly successful ViewNX software, ViewNX 2 is a user-friendly suite that offers a huge range of features, going well beyond those supplied as part of a PC’s operating system. Newly-incorporated advanced movie-editing functions have been taken directly from Nikon’s award-winning DSLR range, enabling users to create stunning movie footage. ViewNX 2 is included with all Nikon digital cameras and is also available as a free download.

EXPEED C2
The original EXPEED image processing system incorporated all of the accumulated expertise and technologies developed throughout Nikon’s long history. Now, the latest evolution of Nikon’s renowned system, EXPEED C2, expands the possibilities of photography even further, with enhanced movie recording, high-sensitivity performance and maximum image quality. EXPEED 2 maximises sensor performance for clear, life-like images that exhibit vivid colours, reduced noise and smooth tonal gradations for outstanding photos and movies.

Nikon my Picturetown
You can now back-up your images safely and securely using my Picturetown, the free online digital photo storage and sharing service brought to you by Nikon. Easily share photo memories with friends and organise precious memories into online collections. You get 2GB of space free to use for storing thousands of memories and you can upgrade your membership to Gold Account at any time if you need to store more pictures.

Nikon Coolpix S1100pj specifications

Sensor • 1/2.3" Type CCD
• 14.1 million effective pixels
• 14.48 million total pixels
Price (MSRP) • € 349
• £ 349.99
Image sizes TBC
Movie • HD 720p : 1,280 x 720/30 fps,
• VGA : 640 x 480/30 fps
• VGA: 640 x 480/15 fps,
• QVGA: 320 x 240/30 fps
• QVGA: 320 x 240/15 fps
Projector • Brightness: up to 14 lumens
• Image size : 5 to 47 in.
• Throw distance : approx. 26cm to 2.4m  (10 in. to 6 ft. 6 in.)
• Endurance (battery life: approx. 1 hour 
• Resolution (output) : VGA equivalent
Lens • 5x Zoom-Nikkor (28-140mm equiv.)
• f/3.9-5.8
• f= 5.0-25.0mm
Optical image stabilization Lens-shift
Digital zoom Up to 4x
Focus distance • 30cm (1 ft.) to infinity (∞)
• Macro close-up mode: 3cm (1.2 in.) to infinity (∞) [
ISO sensitivity • ISO 80
• ISO 100
• ISO 200
• ISO 400
• ISO 800
• ISO 1600
• ISO 2000
• ISO 3200 (3M or smaller)
• ISO 6400 (3M or smaller)
• Auto (auto gain ISO 80-800)
• Fixed range auto (ISO 80-200, 80-400)
Aperture f/3.9 - f/5.8
Flash • Built-in
LCD monitor • 3.0-in TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating
• 460,000-dot
Connectivity • USB
• AV out
Storage • SD / SDHC/SDXC card
• Approx 79MB internal memory
Power • Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL12 (supplied)
• AC Adapter EH-62F (optional)
Battery Life Approx. 220 shots with EN-EL12 battery
Weight (no batt) Approx. 155 g (5.5 oz.)
Weight (with batt & card) Approx. 180 g (6.4 oz.)
Dimensions Approx. 101 x 62.7 x 24 mm (4 x 2.5 x 1.0 in.) excluding projections
Supplied accessories • Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL12
• Battery Charger MH-65
• USB Cable UC-E6
• Audio Video Cable EG-CP14
• Wrist Strap
• Remote Control ML-L5
• Software Suite CD-ROM
• TP-1 Touch Pen
Optional accessories       • AC Adapter EH-62F
• Leather cases (CS-S14, CS-S15, CS-S21, CS-S22).

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Nikon Coolpix S5100 specifications

Sensor • 1/2.3" Type CCD
• 12.2 million effective pixels
• 12.39 million total pixels
Price (MSRP) • € 159
• £ TBC
Image sizes TBC
Movie • HD 720p : 1,280 x 720 / 30 fps,
• VGA : 640 x 480/30 fps
• QVGA: 320 x 240/30 fps
Lens • 5x Zoom-Nikkor (28-140mm equiv.)
• f/2.7-6.6
• f= 5.0-25.0mm
Optical image stabilization Lens-shift VR
Digital zoom Up to 4x
Focus distance • 45cm (1 ft. 6in) to infinity (∞)
• Macro close-up mode: 2cm (0.8 in.) to infinity (∞)
ISO sensitivity • ISO 100
• ISO 200
• ISO 400
• ISO 800
• ISO 1600
• ISO 3200 (4000 x 3000)
• Auto ( ISO 100-1600)
• Fixed range auto (ISO 100-400, 100-800)
Aperture f/2.7-6.6
Flash • Built-in
LCD monitor • 2.7-in TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating
• 230,000-dot
Connectivity • USB
• AV out
Storage • SD / SDHC card (optional)
• Approx 32MB internal memory
Power • Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL12 (supplied)
• AC Adapter EH-62F (optional)
Battery Life Approx. 220 shots with EN-EL12 battery
Weight (no batt) Approx. 115 g (4.1 oz.)
Weight (with batt & card) Approx. 132 g (4.7 oz.)
Dimensions Approx. 97 x 57 x 22 mm (3.9 x 2.3 x 0.9 in.) excluding projections
Supplied accessories • Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL10
• USB Charging adapter
• USB Cable UC-E6
• Audio Video Cable EG-CP14
• Wrist Strap
• Software Suite CD-ROM
Optional accessories       • MH-63 Battery charger
• EH-62D AC Adapter
• FSB-7 Fieldscope Bracket Adapter
• Leather Cases (CS-S01, CS-S08, CS-S09, CS-S10, CS-S11, CS-S12, CS-S13, CS-S16, CS-S17, CS-S18, CS-S19, CS-S20)

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