Nikon Coolpix S810c snaps Android

Nikon is releasing another Android-based camera, the Coolpix S810c (a successor to the Coolpix S800, announced in August 2012).

Nikon Coolpix S810c

Nikon Coolpix S810c

The Wi-Fi and Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) support is to allow the quick uploading of images to social networking sites, cloud services, and the like.

With a 12x optical zoom NIKKOR lens, and supporting 16 million pixel images, there’s also a backside illumination CMOS sensor and vibration reduction (VR) function.

On shooting performance, Nikon says:

The S810c is equipped with a 12x optical zoom NIKKOR lens that covers the 25-300mm range of angles of view (equivalent focal lengths in 35mm [135] format). In addition, it is equipped with Dynamic Fine Zoom, which enables approximately 24x zoom for a maximum focal length equivalent to approximately 600mm, and with which resolution is preserved in the digital zoom range. The lens also supports macro photography with shooting as close as 2 cm to the center of the lens.

Nikon COOLPIX S810c - Timeline View

Nikon COOLPIX S810c – Timeline View allows you to edit images and comments in in-camera albums

It comes with a 3.7-inch TFT LCD touch screen monitor.

Additional Features, in Nikon’s words:

  • Adoption of a high-capacity rechargeable battery (1850 mAh) designed for a longer life enables capture of approximately 270 shots with a single charge
  • Supports operating while the battery is charging
  • Equipped with a headset connector
  • Uses microSDHC and microSDXC memory cards
  • Equipped with a Micro-USB connector
  • Function for recording full-HD 1920 x 1080/30p movies with superior picture quality
  • Equipped with a variety of shooting functions, including Easy Auto mode, Scene mode, Smart Portrait mode, and Special Effects mode

Read the press release »

It’s due to arrive in May – in black and white versions – and have a price of $349.95, according to CNet.

See also: UPDATE: Nikon Coolpix takes Android camera crown

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