Nikon duo with Wi-fi capability

The Coolpix P1 and P2 enable photographs to be transferred directly from the camera to a computer, thanks to Wi-Fi LAN support.

The Coolpix P1 and P2 enable photographs to be transferred directly from the camera to a computer, thanks to Wi-Fi LAN support. The Coolpix P1 has an 8MP CCD and the P2 a 5.1MP CCD. Both lightweight compacts feature a 36-126mm Zoom Nikkor lens and 2.5in LCD. Of the16 scene modes found on the cameras, 11 include Nikonís new Advanced Scene Modes, featuring three effects Ė Normal, Effect 1 and Effect 2 Ė that can be applied to images. Aperture Priority Mode enables the aperture to be adjusted over 10 steps in one-third increments. The Coolpix P1 and P2 feature seven movie modes (six with sound), In-Camera Red-Eye Fix and continuous shooting at a rate of 2.5 and 2.3 fps. Portrait mode features Face AF mode that can recognise and focus on a human face, while D-Lighting is a playback function that corrects photographs that are underexposed or have excessive backlighting. Both compacts are bundled with Nikonís Picture Project software and offer wireless printing with an optional print adaptor. The Coolpix P1 and Coolpix P2 will retail at £349.99 and £279.99 respectively and are available at the end of September. Find out more at www.nikon.co.uk or by calling 0800 230 220.

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