January 31, 2012

New S Series COOLPIX Cameras are the Slim, Stylish and Smart Way to Capture Great Moments

With super-zoom capabilities and compact design, new COOLPIX cameras are user-friendly and feature technologies to inspire creativity

Mississauga, ON – Today, Nikon Canada introduced four new digital cameras to the COOLPIX S-series lineup to give consumers new ways to go super-zoom or super chic. These new cameras deliver on Nikon’s rich digital imaging heritage and benefit from new technologies, such as GPS capability and enhanced resolution, poised to create an amazing photography experience for any user.


The spring 2012 line of Nikon COOLPIX cameras helps capture memories with technology that ensures extraordinary low-light capabilities, powerful optics and HD movie recording with full stereo sound. Advanced features such as the built-in GPS in the S9300 and Easy Panorama mode of the S6300 bolster the S-series line up, in addition to the easy-to-use, slim design and stylish S4300 and S3300. These cameras also include Nikon core photo features for amazing pictures, including Nikon’s Smart Portrait System for flattering portraits, and HD video capability across the line.


“These latest additions to the COOLPIX S-series family are super slim and portable, making it easy to capture those important and unplanned moments,” said Gregory Flasch, National Advertising and Communications Manager at Nikon Canada. “These cameras complement a personal style while providing amazing image and video quality, easily.”


The Ultra-Zoom that Fits in a Carry-on

The S9300 is deceptively slim (approximately 30mm body) but hides a super-zoom secret with an outstanding 18x optical zoom-NIKKOR ED glass lens (25-450mm). Vibration Reduction (VR) image stabilization lets users capture far-off horizons or close-up action, making the S9300 a packing priority for any trip. The camera features a 16.0 megapixel Backside Illuminated BSI CMOS sensor for low-light images with stunning clarity and sharpness. Nikon’s BSI sensor technology increases the flow of light to the sensor’s surface, which improves image quality and reduces noise. Whether travelling around the globe or enjoying a night out on the town, users can record Full HD (1080p) movies with full stereo sound and enjoy high-speed frame rates for slow and fast motion effects. Further adding to the S9300’s credibility as the ultimate travel camera, built-in GPS has been added to provide the user with accurate geo-tag data of adventures, and even displays a map as to where the user has been. 


The COOLPIX S9200 is also available without GPS.


The Super Zoom Goes Super Thin

The slim S6300 bundles a 10x optical zoom and VR technology into a compact size so a user can quickly zoom in on the action without worrying about blurry photos. A 16.0 megapixel BSI CMOS sensor captures fast action and scenarios in challenging light such as faces around a dimly lit birthday cake or sun-soaked days at the lake. The S6300 also records Full HD (1080p) movies for memorable moments without missing a beat. Additionally, 180° and 360° views of the world including stunning landscapes or amazing interiors, are simple to create and share with Easy Panorama mode. Creative colour options let users add their own personal touch in-camera with effects like Low Key, High Key and Nostalgia Sepia, while Selective Colour puts a little punch into images and movies.


The Touch Screen to Set Trends

For those looking for a no-frills touch-screen camera that captures amazing photos and HD video, the 16.0 megapixel S4300 fits the bill. It features a wide-angle 6x zoom NIKKOR (26mm-156mm) optical glass lens, plus VR image stabilization for maximum versatility. The 3-inch touch-screen LCD makes it easy to compose, focus and capture moments quickly as subjects come alive with 460,000-dot detail. Additionally, multiple Scene Modes help automatically adjust optimum results, while the Auto Scene Selector can identify scenes automatically and set the camera accordingly. The COOLPIX S4300 also features Nikon’s Smart Portrait System which includes the intelligent Smile Shutter function that automatically recognizes when a subject is smiling and releases the shutter for picture-perfect results every time. The Face-Priority AF can find and focus up to 12 faces, making the COOLPIX S4300 the ultimate party accessory.

A Fashionable Zoom for Any Occasion

The Nikon S3300 answers the call for a cost-efficient 16.0 megapixel, 6x (26mm-156mm) optical Zoom-NIKKOR glass lens for near or far photos on any occasion. The slim design of the camera makes it convenient for travelling, while the easy-to-use menu and interface is always ready to capture photos and video. There are 19 Scene Modes, including Scene Auto Selector, which analyzes a scene and automatically selects from one of six scene modes. With the S3300, users can re-live the moment in HD with 720p HD movie recording, while optical VR minimizes the effects of camera-shake for sharp high-quality images.


Price and Availability

The Nikon COOLPIX S9300 is scheduled to be available in limited distribution at Authorized Nikon Canada Dealers in March 2012 at a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $349.95. It is available in black and red.


The Nikon COOLPIX S9200 is scheduled to be available at Authorized Nikon Canada Dealers in March 2012 at a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $319.95. It is available in black.


The Nikon COOLPIX S6300 is scheduled to be available in limited distribution at Authorized Nikon Canada Dealers in February 2012 at an MSRP of $229.95.  It is available in black and red.


The Nikon COOLPIX S4300 is scheduled to be available at Authorized Nikon Canada Dealers in February 2012 at an MSRP of $179.95. It is available in blue, white and purple.


The Nikon COOLPIX S3300 is scheduled to be available at Authorized Nikon Canada Dealers in February 2012 at an MSRP of $159.95. It is available in black, pink, purple and red.


Exclusive Canadian Warranty

Nikon Canada offers an exclusive two-year warranty for all COOLPIX digital cameras purchased from an Authorized Nikon Canada Dealer. Consumers’ investment is protected by Nikon Canada’s warranties with in-Canada service.


About Nikon

Nikon, At the Heart of the ImageTM, is the world leader in digital imaging, precision optics and photo imaging technology and is globally recognized for setting new standards in product design and performance for its award-winning consumer and professional photographic equipment. Nikon Canada distributes consumer and professional digital SLR cameras, NIKKOR optics, Speedlights and System Accessories; Nikon COOLPIX® compact digital cameras; 35mm film SLR cameras; Nikon software products and Nikon sports and recreational optics as well as the new Nikon 1 J1 and V1 advanced cameras with interchangeable lens system. At the heart of every Nikon camera is Nikon's Exclusive EXPEED, EXPEED 2 or EXPEED 3 advanced digital image processing system technologies. All Nikon Canada products are sold through a network of Authorized Nikon Canada Dealers. For more information on Nikon Canada and its products and services or to find an Authorized Nikon Dealer, visit www.nikon.ca.


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