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Nikon Coolpix 990 - Time "Machine of the Year"

By dpreview staff on Dec 6, 2000 at 04:00 GMT

Time magazine has named the Nikon Coolpix 990 "Machine of the Year", they go on to say "This was the year that digital photography finally plunged into the mainstream — and the Nikon Coolpix 990 led the way."... "Manufacturers (ALL) shipped an astonishing 5.1 million digital cameras throughout the U.S. last year, up from 3.1 million in 1999. "

Click here for the Time digital article

* Phil - I added "ALL" to the quote as some people were pointing out that the wording "Manufacturers" was misleading and made it look as though Nikon shipped 5.1 digital cameras. I didn't read it that way myself.

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