Nikon Unveils Flagship Coolpix P7700 Camera Along With S800c That Runs Google’s Android Operating System

August 22, 2012

Nikon announced new Coolpix compact cameras this morning including a model that runs Google’s Android Operating System, similar to the one used in mobile phones; along with a new flagship Coolpix camera, the 12.2-megapixel P7700.

The Coolpix S800c ($349.95) is the model that runs Google’s Android. Unlike Android phones, however, the Coolpix S800c does not have cellular connectivity but it does feature built-in WiFi, and is designed to let you easily share photos and HD video via social networks.

The Coolpix S800c features a 16-megapixel CMOS sensor, 10x NIKKOR zoom lens, 1080p HD video recording, GPS and access to Android Apps to let you edit and share your images and videos.

Nikon’s flagship Coolpix P7700 ($499.95) features a 12.2-megapixel sensor, 7.1x zoom f/2 NIKKOR ED glass lens, 3-inch vari-angle LCD monitor, manual controls and Full 1080p HD capability.
Here’s a breakdown on those two new Coolpix models including key specs. Both will be available in September.
COOLPIX S800c Highlights
·         WiFi Connectivity
·         Runs the Android Operating System, access to Android Apps
·         Easy shooting, editing and sharing photos through social networks
·         16-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor,  EXPEED C2 image-processing
·         10x NIKKOR zoom lens with Vibration Reduction (VR)
·         Full HD 1080p video and built in GPS technology
·         Available in September 2012 in White and Black for a suggested retail price (SRP) of $349.95
 Tonight, Nikon announced three exciting new additions to the COOLPIX product line for every type of photographer.

COOLPIX P7700 Highlights
·         12.2-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor
·         7.1x zoom f/2 NIKKOR ED glass lens (28-200mm equivalent zoom range)
·         Lens-Shift Vibration Reduction (VR)
·         Full Manual Control (PSAM), 19 Scene Modes and Scene Auto Selector, RAW Shooting
·         Full HD 1080p video capability
·         Auto, Manual, AP, Custom movie modes
·         Intelligent Autofocus and optical zoom
·         3-inch vari-angle LCD monitor (921,000-dot)
·         Available in September 2012 in Black for a suggested retail price (SRP) of $499.95