Introducing the new Nikon DL premium compact series & Nikon’s newest long-zoom COOLPIX

  By Evelyn Drake

COOLPIX B700 is a compact superzoom camera that offers incredible range and outstanding image quality. Whether trying to capture birds in-flight or the star player from the sidelines, images captured will be rendered in amazing quality thanks to the camera’s impressive 20.3-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor, even when shooting in low-light. The B700 can capture impressive portraits or landscapes with a phenomenal 60x optical zoom NIKKOR ED glass lens (120x with Dynamic Fine Zoom4) that expands from wide-angle to telephoto zoom for accuracy and precision in every shot. Capable of shooting at 5 frames per second (fps), fast motion is captured with ease, while a 3-inch Vari-angle LCD display helps compose unique perspectives at any angle. Other user-friendly features include myriad Creative Modes, RAW (NRW) shooting support, new 4K UHD video capability (30p) and Nikon SnapBridge for seamless sharing of amazing images with friends and family.

The Nikon COOLPIX B700 will be available in spring 2016 for a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $579.95.* Available in black.

COOLPIX B500
Another superzoom option from Nikon, the COOLPIX B500 is an ergonomically designed zoom camera powered by AA batteries for added convenience. A 16-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor alongside an impressive 40x optical zoom NIKKOR glass lens (up to 80x with Dynamic Fine Zoom) lets users capture high quality images from near or far. The camera also offers hybrid VR to combat camera shake when shooting on-the-go. To complement still images, the B500 can record full 1080p HD video, while framing every shot is made easy using the high resolution tilting 920k-dot 3-inch LCD screen that helps capture images at any angle. Users can easily upload their creations to social media via Nikon SnapBridge using any compatible smartphone or tablet.

The B500 will be available in spring 2016 for an MSRP of $339.95.* Available in black.

COOLPIX A900
Ideal for travel, the COOLPIX A900 is a slim long-zoom compact camera that fits comfortably into any pocket. While the A900 may be small, it packs an amazing 35x Optical zoom NIKKOR glass lens (70x with Dynamic Fine Zoom) that helps reach far away subjects. Supported by a 20-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor that renders amazing quality and detail, users can also capture 4K UHD video at 30p; an impressive feature set for such a lightweight and pocketable compact camera. A 3-inch tilting high resolution 920k-dot LCD display helps frame an image at any angle and easily navigate through numerous creative options at the user’s disposal. The A900 also makes it easy to share incredible images and video using Nikon SnapBridge.

The A900 will be available in spring 2016 for an MSRP* of $499.95.* Available in black.

DL24-85: The premium compact camera ready for anything
Great for travel, portraits and general photography, the DL24-85 offers pocket-sized imaging power with a fast and versatile 24-85mm focal range. Compatible with 40.5mm threaded filters, the newly designed NIKKOR lens (11 elements in 9 groups) features a 3.6x zoom range (7x with Dynamic Fine Zoom4) and a wide f/1.8-2.8 aperture, empowering users to capture a wide variety of subjects with incredible detail and natural bokeh, even in low-light. The 24-85mm offering also features Dual Detect Optical VR, AF bracketing and a tilting Touch OLED display to make composing from creative angles easier than ever.

Exclusive to this DL model is a new Super Macro Mode (1:1) that helps capture even small subjects in life-size detail. Setting manual zoom on the camera to super macro position allows the user close-up shooting at a 35mm equivalent magnification, providing amazing detail whether shooting flowers in bloom or a wandering ladybug. Macro photographers can use a variety of camera functions within the mode.

The new DL24-85 will be available at Authorized Nikon Canada Dealers in early summer 2016 for a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $799.95.* Available in black.

DL18-50: A premium pocket camera that can capture it all
For landscape and architecture shooters looking for compact, ultra-wide angle DL option, the DL18-50 provides a solution that fits easily into any photographer’s pocket. Starting at a wide 18mm and expanding to 50mm (2.8x zoom, 5.5x with Dynamic Fine Zoom), the camera sports a powerful NIKKOR lens with a wide f/1.8-2.8 aperture that makes it easier than ever to produce natural bokeh in any image, while capturing tack-sharp stills and video. This lens is compatible with 46mm filters and features Nikon’s Nano Crystal Coat to help reduce ghosting and flare.

Those who choose the wide-angle DL premium compact can also take advantage of perspective controls to help compensate for image distortion, particularly for shooting tall objects from the ground like landmarks and skyscrapers. Tailored for architecture shooters, this feature helps to capture the correct perspective with ease.
For use with the DL24-85 and DL18-50, a newly designed optional DF-E1 electronic viewfinder (EVF) will be available for discerning photographers who desire a traditional eye-level viewfinder to frame their photos. The compact DF-E1 features a 2,359k-dot resolution with eye sensor, alongside a tilting mechanism, diopter adjustment and anti-reflection coating, providing further clarity and versatility for DL shooters.

The DL18-50 will be available in early summer 2016 for an MSRP of $999.95.* Available in black.

DL24-500: Get close and connect
The DL24-500 offers the longest zoom capability of any DL premium compact, reaching an incredible 500mm focal length and 21x optical zoom (42x with Dynamic Fine Zoom). Combining Nikon’s new 1-inch sensor with this impressive super-zoom NIKKOR lens, the DL24-500 is an ideal choice for users eager to photograph and share anything from concerts to wildlife. Featuring an f/2.8-5.6 aperture, this lens (compatible with 55mm filters) integrates the newest NIKKOR technologies to help render amazing images and background blur, even from afar.
The DL24-500 also features Dual Detect Optical VR, particularly useful when shooting at extremely long focal lengths or without a tripod, a built-in electronic viewfinder (EVF) with 2,359k-dot OLED display and an eye-sensor, and a Vari-angle 1,037k-dot OLED screen.

The DL24-500 will be available in early summer 2016 for an MSRP of $1,199.95.* Available in black.

Evelyn Drake

Evelyn Drake

Evelyn has been in the camera business since 2004. She is involved in every aspect of The Camera Store with a focus on marketing and event-based initiatives. Her love of photography and the people in the community, inspire and shape her strategies. She loves cooking, reading, painting, weightlifting, and spending time with family.