Nikon’s seven new Coolpix cameras bet big on huge zoom and Wi-Fi

Nikon Coolpix S9500

Nikon was quiet at this year’s CES, announcing just the J3 and S1 interchangeable cameras, but apparently it was just biding its time: the company’s now announced seven new Coolpix cameras, essentially overhauling its point-and-shoot lineup in one fell swoop. At the top of the lineup is the new Coolpix P520 (the successor to the P510, which will still be sold), which offers a ridiculous 42x zoom, plus an 18-megapixel sensor and a 3.2-inch tilting LCD. The $ 449.95 camera also comes with GPS built in, plus support for Nikon’s WU-1a Wi-Fi adapter.

Big zoom and Wi-Fi are common themes with Nikon’s new Coolpix models, as is ruggedization. The $ 349.95 AW110 is shockproof to 6.5 feet, waterproof to 60 feet, and freezeproof to -14 degrees…

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