Nikon rumored to launch Android-based Coolpix S800 with Google Play access on August 22nd

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If you’ve been waiting for something new from the compact camera market, Nikon might have a doozy coming soon — if the latest rumors are to be believed. Nikon Rumors is reporting that the company is planning to launch the Coolpix S800 on August 22nd. The most noteworthy feature of this point-and-shoot is that it’ll reportedly be based on Android (2.3, unfortunately), and have full access to the Google Play store thanks to a built-in Wi-Fi connection. It’ll also include GPS for location tagging, a 3.5-inch screen of an unknown resolution, and a 25-250mm zoom lens. There’s no word on what sort of image sensor will be on board, but Nikon’s point-and-shoot cameras currently top out at 16-megapixels, so we’d expect something in that range.


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