Nikon has announced its latest camera to be part of the Coolpix range – the P90.
Boasting a 24x wide-angle optical zoom, the camera is capable of shooting shots as close-up as 1cm and features a high-speed burst rate of 15fps, for up to 45 shots.
The zoom, according to Nikon, offers the 35mm-equivalent of a 26mm wide-angle to a 624mm telephoto. Not bad considering it's a compact camera – albeit one that looks like a DSLR.
Free online storage
The P90 houses a 12.1MP sensor, with an ISO sensitivity of up 16400. The camera has all the gimmicks you've come to expect from a compact: Anti-blur, Auto Scene and Face Priority AF. There's also smile and blink detection thrown in for good measure.
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Speaking about the camera, Mark Pekelharing, Product Manager for Consumer Products at Nikon Europe B.V said: "This camera demonstrates Nikon's devotion to camera enthusiasts. The amazingly powerful 24x zoom, 3.0-inch LCD screen with vari-angle tilt function, vibration reduction, and high sensitivity make the P90 a no-compromise bridge between a compact camera and a DSLR."
The Nikon Coolpix P90 will hit shops 13 March and will cost £379.99. The camera comes with 2GB free online image storage at Nikon's my Picturetown service on mypicturetown.com.