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Nikon Coolpix P510 First Impressions Review

In the war of the ultrazoom, Nikon strikes back.

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Introduction

_This article is a preview of the P510. We've now completed our full hands-on review of the P510. Read it here!

Nikon's Coolpix P500 offered an amazing 36x optical zoom when it debuted last year, pushing the ultrazoom category farther than any other camera before it. Today at CP+ 2012 in Japan, we got our hands on the new Coolpix P510, which succeeds the P500 in the only way it really could: that's right, even more zoom.

The P510 extends optical zoom magnification all the way out to a whopping 42x, that's a 35mm-equivalent focal length of 1,000mm! We only hope image quality doesn't suffer as a result.

This camera will be available immediately, in either red or black, for $429.95.

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Sections

  1. Our First Take
  2. Product Tour
  3. Handling
  4. Modes
  5. Controls
  6. Hardware
  7. Conclusion
  8. Photo Gallery
  9. Specs

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