Nikon Coolpix S70

Announced Aug 4, 2009 •
12 megapixels | 3.5 screen | 28 – 140 mm (5×)

Because the 1st review is so good, complete and accurate I'll agree with most of it :-) However here are a few additional points: The ability to charge while connected to the computer (an option you have to turn on because it's off by default) is simply great. Many, times I've connected other cameras to the computer started the download and then forgot about it, when I get back the battery is dead! Now, with the S70 that can't happen :-) Problems: YES! And one that so far Nikon support ...

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For a point and shoot, this camera produces good quality pictures and videos. Some purple fringing is noticeable when viewed close-up. Flash is week unless one uses a “higher” ISO, which then provides for a 15’ reach. I’ve owned Canon Elphs and while the picture quality is very similar, certain features on this camera interested me. Specifically, a very compact design with internal (instead of protruding) lens, a bright 3.5” display screen, “imode” type touch screen operation, and finally, ...

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