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Nikon US confirm Coolpix3 pricing

By dpreview staff on Jun 26, 2002 at 17:13 GMT

Nikon US has today confirmed the pricing (MSRP) of the Nikon Coolpix 5700, Coolpix 4500 and Coolpix 2000 as $1195.95, $699.95 and $249.95 respectively. This brings the price of these cameras in line with the competition and also distinguishes the 5700 from its lesser-zoom-brother the Coolpix 5000. According to the press release all of these cameras should be in the shops in July.

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Click here for our Nikon Coolpix 2000 first look

Press Release:

NIKON ANNOUNCES PRICING FOR LATEST ADDITIONS TO NEWLY EXPANDED COOLPIX® LINE OF DIGITAL CAMERAS

MELVILLE, NY, June 26, 2002 - Nikon®, the world leader in photography, today announced pricing for its three new Nikon Coolpix® digital cameras (www.nikoncoolpix.com) - the Coolpix 5700, Coolpix 4500 and Coolpix 2000. Nikon now has a Coolpix camera at a variety of price points making a high quality Nikon digital camera accessible to amateurs and hobbyists alike, working within virtually any budget.

The Nikon Coolpix 5700, billed as the new flagship model in the popular Coolpix line and the world's first digital camera with a 5.0 effective megapixel CCD and 8x Optical Zoom-Nikkor ED glass lens, will be listed with an MSRP of $1199.95. The 5700 will offer serious photographers advanced features including an Electronic Viewfinder (EVF) for through-the-lens viewing, Nikon's exclusive Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass for superior image quality and the ability to capture in a RAW data recording mode for ultimate image control.

The Nikon Coolpix 4500 will have an MSRP of $699.95, and offers a 4.0 effective megapixel CCD to capture superior quality images and a 4x Optical Zoom-Nikkor lens in a swivel lens body, with a combination of full manual control options and numerous automatic features.

The Nikon Coolpix 2000, Nikon's newest 2.0 effective megapixel digital camera designed for the novice photographer will have an MSRP of $249.95, and offers a 3x Optical Zoom-Nikkor lens. The 2000 also comes loaded with an automatic shooting mode and five programmed Scene modes to help take great pictures in any situation, Nikon's One-Touch Upload™ button which allows photos to be easily uploaded directly from the camera to a computer or the Web, and the interactive "Let's Get Started" Video CD program that takes users through the entire process of digital picture taking.

To learn more about the complete Coolpix line of digital cameras, please visit the Coolpix website at www.nikoncoolpix.com. The site features interactive product descriptions, a "Compare Cameras" tool and links to other Coolpix related programs and news.

All of the new Nikon Coolpix products will be available July 2002.

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