• 25 Year Later: Revisiting the One-Third Megapixel Nikon COOLPIX 100

    10 monthes ago - By Peta Pixel

    The COOLPIX 100 was Nikon's first consumer digital camera. It launched in 1996 at around $500 and sports a one-third-megapixel sensor, a fixed 52mm equivalent lens, and one megabyte of memory.
    The COOLPIX 100 solved the thorny issue of connectivity by building the entire camera into a PCMCIA card that could slot directly into compatible laptops of the day. One-quarter of a century after it was launched, I took it to the streets of Brighton to make a video about how it performs today!
    While it was the first consumer model, the COOLPIX 100 wasn't Nikon's first digital camera. The company had...
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