Nikon Coolpix P2

Announced Sep 1, 2005 •
5 megapixels | 2.5 screen | 35 – 126 mm (3.6×)

This camera has a large LCD window, which was a huge step-up from our previous Nikon, a CoolPix 2500. While we missed the flexibility the 2500 gave us with the swivel lens housing, the P2 definitely produced better pictures. I say produced because my daughter dropped the camera and ruined the lens mechanism. Picture to picture time was reasonably fast with the Nikon rechargeable battery and a SanDisk UltraII memory card. I was generally pretty happy with this camera, despite the high (mid ...

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First digital camera. Quality is excellent, easy to use. Bit buklier than other types of cameras which is good because buttons are bigger. Menu navigation fairly simple. Screen good size but hard to view in sunlight. Toggle buttn at the top could be better organised going from auto pictures to movie mode. No 30 fps for small movies is dissapointing. interface connector cover on side (for USB connection) is small and flimsy. Overall very happy and reasonably priced camera. Problems: none

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