Excerpt: Tools for sharing photos and videos are increasingly being seen in digital cameras these days. Features such as image enhancement and slideshow with background music and transition effect are common. Some cameras also offer selectable music tracks to go with the mood of your photos. Nikon has gone a few steps further and packed a projector in their latest addition to the Coolpix lineup, the S1000pj.
Conclusion: Indeed this camera is a novelty in the affirmative sense of the word: it is fresh, interesting and innovative and while consumers will initially be struck by its exciting and previously unseen ability to project images and movies onto flat surfaces, soon after they will realise the camera itself is a good compact performer right across the board.
Summary: It is very difficult to get around the fact that the projector element of this camera is breathtakingly spectacular, but once the initial ‘Wow!’ has died down it becomes clear that the projector is of less than perfect quality. Even so, simply as a means to show your pictures big on the wall, right after taking them, it is amazing.
Excerpt: Harley Ogier trials a camera that doubles as a projector Miniature LED-based projectors have appeared in recent years. Nikon has applied that technology to the Coolpix S1000pj, bringing photography and projection together in a camera body. At a glance the S1000pj looks like an average midrange digital compact camera.
Pros: Built-in projector a hit at parties, Solid, comfortable camera body
Cons: Images are prone to noise, Projector saps the battery
Excerpt: It’s not often that we at Buy-n-Shoot.com get to splash around phrases such as ‘new invention,’ ‘never seen before’ and ‘world first’ in our camera reviews, but alas, when the Nikon Coolpix S1000pj fell into our hands, we knew that was about change. With the compact camera market starting to become a little same-same for consumers and almost seeming to converge in on...