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Nikon COOLPIX S570 Digital Camera

Light weight, inexpensive, pink, and telephoto

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A Quick Tip by badbonz007

  • Apr 3, 2010
For the money this is excellent and even a child can point and shoot this camera.
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review by . April 03, 2010
Cool, $130 And Easy To Use. Basic Point And Shoot.
   One of the main reasons that you may decide to purchase one of these cameras is for the compactness of the camera. We have a large D40x Nikon and you have a big bulky bag and two lenses to carry around with you at all times, not to think about also losing this it is very cumbersome to lug about on your vacation. My spouse is going on vacation in Italy for a week and I thought that it would be very nice to have a lightweight camera that could be shoved into a fanny pack instead packing …
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This camera does not come with very much, and that is what makes this the perfect camera. This only comes with a rechargeable Li-ion battery (EN-EL 10), a charger and a power cord, a small strap (which will probably never get used), plus a software disc and three user manuals. One in English and one in several other languages, plus a quick start manual. You will also get a USB sable and a audio video cable, to allow you to hook this up to your computer.  I have found that even though this camera is very simple to learn and operate, it can be a little difficult to remember at times, so I would highly recommend keeping the quick start manual around for a while.

This camera is very compact and it has the most megapixels that I have ever used and that is 12.4, the size of the screen is a gargantuan 27", there is 5 times optical zoom and a 4 times digital zoom. With all of this in mind you would think that this would have to weigh a lot but it only weighs ¼ of a pound, and measures only 4" wide across x 0.8" thick x 2" in height from the top to the bottom.  The battery is very small and even though it is an Li-Ion battery, you will only be able to take about 220 pictures until you need another charge, therefore I suggest that you purchase another battery for your trip.  The lenses are not interchangeable because you cannot remove it and the 5 times optical zoom has a 35 mm zoom lens that can range from 28 to 140 mm and its focus range is...
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