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Nikon COOLPIX 990
3.3 out of 10

Nikon COOLPIX 990

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Overall 8
8.0

Nikon Coolpix 990

PC Magazine
30 September 2002
  • Excerpt: As one of the first 3.4-megapixel cameras on the market, the Nikon Coolpix 990 raised the bar for other cameras. Despite its high cost, the Coolpix doesn't include an AC adapter, batteries, or a carrying case, so buyers can expect to add $50 to $100 to the price tag.
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Coolpix 990 Review

By Thom
20 July 2002
  • Excerpt: Great things sometimes come in small packages. The Coolpix 990 proves why it was named Time's product of the year (2001).
  • Pros: 2048 x 1536 Basic -- 19 pictures, 2048 x 1536 Normal -- 10, 2048 x 1536 Fine -- 5, 2048 x 1536 Hi -- 0 (one image takes over 9MBs), 1024 x 768 Basic -- 73, 1024 x 768 Normal -- 38, 1024 x 768 Fine -- 19, 640 x 480 Basic -- 161, 640 x 480 Normal -- 91, 640 x 480 Fine -- 48, Extreme Light Condition...
  • Cons: 2048 x 1536 Basic -- 19 pictures, 2048 x 1536 Normal -- 10, 2048 x 1536 Fine -- 5, 2048 x 1536 Hi -- 0 (one image takes over 9MBs), 1024 x 768 Basic -- 73, 1024 x 768 Normal -- 38, 1024 x 768 Fine -- 19, 640 x 480 Basic -- 161, 640 x 480 Normal -- 91, 640 x 480 Fine -- 48, Excellent Color Renditi...
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Overall 9
9.1
Value for money 10
10
Features 10
9.5
Ease of use 8
8.0
Picture quality 9
9.0
Construction 9
9.0

Expert Review

DP Review
15 May 2002
  • Conclusion: Here's my rating of the Nikon Coolpix 990: (3 megapixel compact prosumer) Where should I start? Nikon have taken one of the most capable, reliable and popular digital cameras of 1999 and brought it up to the next level.
  • Pros: Class leading image quality, great resolution, colour balance, sharpness, Plenty of pixels (2048 x 1536), New 7-blade Iris Diaphragm increases exposure options and aperture selection, Lots of manual features including shutter priority, aperture priority and full manual modes, Lots of purists feat...
  • Cons: Chromatic Abberations visible at wide angles, Barrel & Pincushion distortion, Still a little red channel noise in blue skies, Low light / Long exposure noise, Self-Timer cancels itself after each shot, Low light AF is poor, the Coolpix's need an AF lamp!, Noisy focus system, Flash still causes re...
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Overall 6
6.0

Expert Review

energenix
9 May 2002

Album: Nikon 990

fotop.net
5 November 2005

Kipróbáltuk: Nikon Coolpix990

Pixinfo
23 September 2002
  • Summary: Idén január végén a 3,3 megapixeles hullám elején a többi gyártó közt a Nikon is bemutatta a 2000-es évre szánt digitális kompakt gépét. A Coolpix 990-es a 1998-ban útjára bocsátott 9xx széria 3.
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Nikon Coolpix 990

digitalkamera.de
18 August 2000
  • Excerpt: Seit dem 900er-Modell fährt Nikon mit der Coolpix-9xx-Serie auf Erfolgskurs. Jede Ankündigung einer neuen Coolpix-Generation sorgt in der Branche für Aufruhr und für überstürzte Vorbestellungen.
  • Pros: sehr großer Funktionsumfang, viele Möglichkeiten zur Bildbeeinflussung, Anzeige von Blende und Belichtungszeit, schwenkbarer Monitor
  • Cons: recht langsames Speichern
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