Nikon Coolpix 8700
8.0 megapixels (effective); 8x optical/4x digital zoom; auto and manual focus; program and manual exposure; JPEG; TIFF and RAW file format; ISO range 50-400; proprietary Lithium-Ion battery; movie mode with sound
Resolution junkies will appreciate the Nikon Coolpix 8700, which combines the proven quality of the Coolpix line with an 8-megapixel image sensor. When it is released in March, the Nikon 8700 will compete with the 8-megapixel Sony DSC-F828 and Canon PowerShot Pro1. With an almost identical design to the Nikon 5700, the Coolpix 8700 features a magnesium alloy body, an 8x optical zoom, and 12 preset scene modes. The Nikon 8700 will have an MSRP of $999.95.