The COOLPIX P5000 is a compact digital camera offering advanced functions and intuitive operation that is sure to satisfy camera enthusiasts everywhere.High performance and outstanding image quality are the hallmarks of the COOLPIX P5000. With 10.0 megapixel resolution, you'll have the power to capture the finest details, perform creative cropping and produce beautiful enlargements. The COOLPIX P5000 incorporates 3.5x optical zoom capability and a 35-123mm Zoom-Nikkor lens (35mm equivalent) for tight compositions or zooming out to capture sweeping vistas.Nikon's Vibration Reduction (VR) image stabilization technology enhances the shooting experience by counteracting the effects of camera shake in lower light, or when shooting unsteady subjects. Automatically activated upon start-up, VR also automatically stabilizes images displayed on the wide-viewing angle 2.5-inch LCD, making it faster to frame shots and capture the intended moment, The benefits of VR image stabilization also extend to achieving smoother action in the movie shooting modes.Extended light sensitivity range up to ISO 3200 opens new worlds of photographic opportunities by adding the power to shoot more effectively in lower light conditions, or to capture fast moving subjects. The COOLPIX P5000's new image-processing engine, with enhanced noise reduction and an improved signal-to-noise (S/N) ratio, preserves high image quality, even when shooting at higher ISO settings.The COOLPIX P5000 is highly responsive, offering a swift start-up time and fast continuous shooting. The lightweight body features a magnesium alloy front panel, an optical viewfinder, a textured finish and comfortable grip.