A compact, lightweight digital still camera with 5.0 effective megapixels, the COOLPIX 5700 was developed to join the COOLPIX 5000 at the top of the Nikon COOLPIX digital still camera lineup, renowned for superior image quality and ease-of-use. The wide range of users the COOLPIX 5700 is expected to attract includes advanced amateurs, digital enthusiasts, and semi-professional photographers who demand high performance in every aspect of photography, as well as an air of sophistication. Nikon's newly developed 8x Zoom-Nikkor lens, with its 8.9-71.2mm (equivalent to 35-280mm in 35mm  format) focal range, delivers exceptional optical performance with two ED (Extra-low Dispersion) lens elements. Together with the 5.0 effective megapixels, it ensures images of remarkable color, contrast and clarity. And the lens considerable zoom range provides invaluable flexibility.With so many advanced features and accessories, the COOLPIX 5700 is sure to help you realize your digital dreams.