Nikon Officially Unveils their Android-powered Coolpix S800c Camera – Priced at $350

Yesterday we reported on leaked of images of Nikon’s new Android-powered camera the S800c. Well Nikon has decided not to postpone an announcement any longer with an official unveiling today of it’s point-and-shoot Coolpix S800c camera. As earlier rumors suggested, the camera boasts a built-in GPS for geo-tagging, a 10X optical zoom lens, a 16-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor, 3.5-inch touchscreen display, 1080p video capture, 4GB of internal storage, and (unfortunately) Android 2.3 Gingerbread with Google Play access.

“The S800c establishes a new line in the COOLPIX S series powered by Android with built-in Wi-Fi compatibility for operation similar to that of a smartphone and wireless Internet connection,” announced Nikon on its website. “The S800c fulfills Nikon’s latest proposal for new ways to use digital cameras–Capture, View, Connect, Enjoy–all in a single, compact body.”

The S800c will be available in September in both white and black for a suggested retail price of $349.95. If you’re interested in getting the camera quickly, New York’s B&H Photo has the Gingerbread camera on pre-order. It mentions a shipping time of 7 to 10 days, but that may just be a placeholder as an official release date isn’t available. DroidDog will keep you updated on any additional news is released on the specifics of a release for Nikon’s new camera.

Nikon Official Announcement

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