Consist of 6 elements in 5 groups. Featured among these lens elements are 3x NIKKOR optical zoom offering 4.1 – 12.3 mm angle of view which is equivalent to that of 29.1-87.3 mm lens in 35 mm format, and f/3.3 – 5.9 f-stops. Also, there is 4x digital zoom affording an angle of view equivalent to that of approximately 349 mm lens in 35 mm format. These lenses will show you what your own eyes just cannot – closer, larger and clearer.
It’s TTL auto with monitor pre-flashes, offering 0.3-3.5 m (W) and 0.5-2.0 m (T) focusing range.
The 1/3 inch type CCD sensor offering 10.44 million total pixels and 10.1 million camera effective pixels.
It’s contrast-detect AF which offers approximately 30 cm to infinity (W), approximately 50 cm to infinity (T). It works perfectly well whether you are in for close-ups or food or underwater shooting. You can also take soft pictures or create dioramic effect.
It also features focus area selection. The options include Center and Face detection.
It’s looked after by the camera’s electronic VR (vibration reduction) for shooting stills.
Aperture, ISO & Shutter
It’s having electronically-controlled ND filter (-3 AV) selection, which offers f/3.3 and f/9.3 (W)
The standard output sensitivity this camera offers is from 80 to 1600 if you’re using Auto mode
The mechanical and charge-coupled electronic shutter offers the speed-range of 1/2000 – 1 s 4 s, 1/4000 s. Photograph fireworks is the default style.
Shooting & Capture Modes
Options include Auto, Choose a Style (Point and shoot, Shoot close-ups, Shoot under water, Take a series of pictures, Shoot at intervals, Photograph food, Highlight colors, Take soft pictures, Create a diorama effect, Photograph fireworks). This camera also offers 10 optimized scene modes.
You can take up to about 4 pictures in a series at about 1.5 fps.
You can shoot Large 720p and Small 640 x 480 movies at 30 fps.
Still pictures*1:Approx. 240 shots when using alkaline batteriesApprox. 700 shots when using lithium batteriesApprox. 410 shots when using EN-MH2 batteriesMovies:Approx. 50 min when using alkaline batteries (Large (720p))Approx. 3 h 45 min when using lithium batteries (Large (720p))Approx. 2 h 25 min when using EN-MH2 batteries (Large (720p))The maximum file size for a single movie is 4 GB and the maximum movie length for a single movie is 29 minutes, even when there is sufficient free space on the memory card for longer recording.
Data Transfer Protocol
Inbuilt Memory (MB)
approx. 47 MB
SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card
DCF, Exif 2.3, and DPOF compliant
Still pictures: JPEG Messages: WAV Movies: AVI (Motion-JPEG compliant)
Image mode (image types)
10M [3648 x 2736]4M [2272 x 1704]2M [1600 x 1200]
1/3-in. type CCD; approx. 10.44 million total pixels
Auto, Choose a Style (Point and shoot, Shoot close-ups, Shoot under water, Take a series of pictures, Shoot at intervals, Photograph food, Highlight colors, Take soft pictures, Create a diorama effect, Photograph fireworks)
Large (720p) (default setting): 1280 x 720/approx. 30 fps, Small (640): 640 x 480/approx. 30 fps
Approx. 10 s, smile timer
Electronic VR (still pictures)
Focus range (from the protective glass)
[W]: Approx. 30 cm (1 ft) to infinity, [T]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinityShoot close-ups, Shoot under water, Photograph food, Highlight colors, Take soft pictures, Create a diorama effect: Approx. 5 cm (2 in.) (wide-angle position) to infinity
Center, face detection
Take a series of pictures
Up to about 4 pictures at about 1.5 fps
ISO sensitivity (Standard output sensitivity)
Auto (auto gain from ISO 80 to 1600)
2 steps (f/3.3 and f/9.3 [W])
Range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto)
[W]: 0.3 to 3.5 m (1 ft to 11 ft)[T]: 0.5 to 2.0 m (1 ft 8 in. to 6 ft 7 in.)