Android is a versatile operating system, that are not is no doubt, and more and more manufacturers of cameras are running fashion of the smart using Android to “give life and intelligence” to his creations.
The Nikon Coolpix S810c It is the second Nikon foray into the Android platform, and is Google’s operating system is already part of the Coolpix S800c that was presented there by the summer of 2012, though this bet already seems us somewhat more serious, improving many aspects as the size of the touch screen, a greater optical zoom and a rather more attractive design.
A compact camera with many extra incentives
The Nikon Coolpix S810c is a compact camera, that we can not detach ourselves, so noteworthy is its sensor With size 1/2.3 backlit CMOS inches and 16-Megapixel of resolution. The target for its part has 12 x optical magnification between 25 and 200 mm (f/3.3-6.3), and the sensitivity of the sensor will be between 125 and 1600 ISO (3200 in a special way).
The image processor is Nikon invoice, in concrete the EXPEED C2, and it is capable of recording video in format FullHD 1. 080p.
The camera features a RAM of 1 GB, in addition to an internal storage of 4 GB which remains at only 1.1 GB free for the user, so the use of microSD card will be necessary to enlarge.
Obviously, in a smart camera can not miss WiFi connectivity and GPS, as well as a touch screen of 3.7 inches made with technology OLED, and which will enable to use Android to expand the initial possibilities that already have any conventional camera market.
Despite all the improvements of hardware, Nikon has enhanced the design styling it, and has even managed to reduce its dimensions to some acceptable 113 × 63.5 × 27.5 mm, weighing a total of 216 grams.
The camera becomes sociable
The operating system of the Coolpix S810c is Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, and has full access to Google Play with all that it implies. This coupled with WiFi connectivity will have a camera with advanced photo-editing capabilities, and that furthermore is sociable to directly share our photos on social networks or through instant messaging applications.
In fact, Nikon wants to enable users to take the most out of your new camera, even squeezing its possibilities as a multimedia player thanks to his screen and a standard connector for headphones.
Nikon has modified the software to make the application of camera control appropriate to their characteristics, and also allowed certain licenses such as the inclusion of a mode comment, which will allow us to add a text of up to 400 characters to our photos.
Nikon Coolpix S810c, availability and prices
The Nikon Coolpix S810c hit the market in two colors, black and white, and will at the beginning of the month of may in major markets, including Spain.
Its suggested retail price in the United States is of $350, so we can expect a similar value in euros to our country, where it will compete directly with the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 and Galaxy S4 Zoom.