Nikon has announced the successor to Nikon S70 – Nikon COOLPIX S80, which features a large 3.5-inch OLED touch screen (819,000-dot) with an improved, simple-to-use interface, 14.1-megapixel CCD sensor, wide-angle NIKKOR ED glass lens with 5x optical zoom, 720p HD video recording and an array of in-camera image editing functions including Paint function, Color Options, Soft Focus, Selective Color, Cross Screen, Miniature Effect and Fish‐eye Effect. The new elegant, ultra-compact COOLPIX S80 will be offered in 6 color variations – red, black, blue, pink, gold and silver/brown.

“Our consumers not only rely on our compact digital cameras for beautiful photos and brilliant technology, but also as a reflection of their personal style,” commented Bo Kajiwara, director of marketing at Nikon Inc. “The COOLPIX S80’s slim, sophisitcated design, touch screen technology and excellent features make it fun for consumers to capture high quality images and share their memorable moments.”

The new stylish, ultra-slim Nikon COOLPIX S80 digital camera which measures 2.5 x 3.9 x 0.7-inches and weights just 133 grams is expected to be available this fall for around $330.