Nikon has announced the upcoming launch of its new 12.1-megapixel Nikon COOLPIX S8100 digital camera, which features an advanced backside illumination CMOS sensor, wide-angle NIKKOR ED glass lens with 10x optical zoom, 3-inch high-resolution (921,000-pixel) display, HDMI port, Creative Slider, high sensitivity ISO up to 3200 and 10fps high-speed continuous shooting, capable of recording 1080p full HD movie with stereo sound and optical zoom capability. The new COOLPIX S8100 will be available in 3 variants of stylish color – black, red and gold.

“Our portfolio of compact digital cameras is designed to equip photographers of any level with the features and functions they will need for various shooting situations in a portable, compact body,” commented Bo Kajiwara, director of marketing for Nikon Inc. “The COOLPIX S8100 blends superior high‐speed and low‐light performance with a sleek and stylish design for a camera that is not only ready to go when you are, but one you are proud to show off.”

Nikon COOLPIX S8100 which measures 2.4 x 4.1 x 1.2 inches and weighs only 7.4 ounces will hit the market later this month for approximately $300.