Nikon Coolpix S3000 digi-cam announced for March launch

Nikon has announced the successor to the S220 with the launch of the new Coolpix S3000.
With slimline (19mm thick) dimensions, the S3000 packs in 12 megapixels, a wideangle 4x zoom NIKKOR lens and a 2.7-inch monitor.

Boasting four kinds of blur reduction and 16 shooting modes, the colourful compact is aimed at those looking "for a camera that's fun to use, chic and great value for money".

Features include Nikon's "Smart Portrait System", "Smile Timer", anti-blink functionality and red-eye reduction.

Available in seven colours - black, champagne silver, red, blue, orange, magenta and green - the S3000 will be on sale mid-March for £109.99.