Nikon Coolpix 5700
5.0 megapixels (effective); 8x optical/4x digital zoom; auto and manual focus; program and manual exposure; JPEG and TIFF file format; ISO range 100-800; proprietary Lithium-Ion battery; movie mode with sound
Owners of the Nikon Coolpix 5700 frequently complain about the camera's overly-complex controls and precipitous learning curve. Though the camera can produce excellent landscape shots and portraits, the effort it takes to master its features will frustrate many photographers. Bottom line: Though it may appeal to some experts, the 5700 is not suited for inexperienced photographers.