Read all about the 11 new Nikon Coolpix cameras announced at CP+ in Japan, including the new AW110 waterproof camera.

Nikon has just announced a series of new and updated compacts at the CP+ Camera and Imaging show in Japan, as well as two new FX-format Nikkor lenses – we’ll post more about those later.

Here’s a list of the newly announced compact cameras:

  • Nikon Coolpix P520
  • Nikon Coolpix AW110
  • Nikon Coolpix S9500
  • Nikon Coolpix S9400
  • Nikon Coolpix S6500
  • Nikon Coolpix S5200
  • Nikon Coolpix S2700
  • Nikon Coolpix L820
  • Nikon Coolpix L28
  • Nikon Coolpix L27
  • Nikon Coolpix S31

As you can see, the engineers have been busy! Read on for more details about each camera, as well as some product shots.

Due to the large amount of cameras announced, we’ll just be covering each camera’s key specs – you’ll be able to view more in-depth details on Orms Direct once the cameras have been uploaded. Pricing and availability has not been announced. Please note that not all colour options may be available in South Africa.

Nikon Coolpix P520

The Coolpix P510 bridge-type camera packs an impressive optically stabilised 42x zoom lens and an 18 megapixel backside illuminated CMOS sensor. Other features include a built-in GPS for geotagging, a high resolution display, full HD video recording and creative manual modes for full control over your images.

Nikon Coolpix AW110

Nikon’s second iteration of their waterproof and shockproof series, the AW110, offers various refinements over its predecessor. Now rated as waterproof up to 18 meters, and resistant to drops of up to 2 meters, the AW110 captures stills and HD video with a 16 megapixel backside illuminated CMOS sensor and a 5x zoom lens. It also features a new bright OLED display.

Nikon Coolpix S9500

The Coolpix S9500’s trump cards include its impressive 22x zoom lens and connectivity options which include built-in WiFi and GPS. High quality stills are captured with its 18 megapixel backside illuminated CMOS sensor, as well as HD video.

Nikon Coolpix S9400

The Coolpix S9400 matches the specifications of the S9500, but does not include built-in WiFi or GPS.

Nikon Coolpix S6500

The Coolpix S6500 offers easy wireless sharing with built-in WiFi, and captures stills and HD video with its 16 megapixel backside illuminated CMOS sensor and 12x zoom lens.

Nikon Coolpix S5200

Matching the Coolpix S6500 on the key specs, the S5200 features a slightly shorter 6x zoom lens.

Nikon Coolpix S2700

The Coolpix S2700 ads some flare with vibrant colour options. Standard features include a 6x zoom lens and a 16 megapixel backside illuminated CMOS sensor.

Nikon Coolpix L820

As another bridge-type camera, the Coolpix L820 offers a massive 30x zoom lens for those moments where foot-zooming is not possible. High quality stills and HD video is recorded with a 16 megapixel backside illuminated CMOS sensor.

Nikon Coolpix L28

The Coolpix L28 features a very high resolution 20 megapixel sensor, and is conveniently powered using AA batteries – frequent travellers, take note!

Nikon Coolpix L27

Similar to the L28, the Coolpix L27 features a 5x zoom lens, AA battery power, and a slightly lower resolution 16 megapixel sensor.

Nikon Coolpix S31

Lastly, we have the fun Coolpix S31. Perfect for kids and for capturing those family moments by the pool, the S31 is ruggedised and waterproof up to a depth of 5 meters.

Pricing and Availability

We haven’t received an ETA or pricing for these cameras yet, but please get in touch with us if you are interested in the meantime.


New Nikon Coolpix Cameras Announced

    1. Hi Letricia, we should be receiving our stock of the Nikon P520 later this week, at a retail price of R4895. Please email sales at orms dot co dot za to place an order, or check back on Orms Direct later in the week – we’ll activate the product once we have stock in store.

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