Gordon Laing, Editor of Digital camera Labs, is again once more with one other installment of Retro Evaluate. This time, he’s looking on the Coolpix 100, Nikon’s first client digital digicam launched again in 1996.

Within the ten-minute overview, Laing reveals off the quirks of the 25-year-old digicam, which featured a .3MP (512 x 480 pixels) sensor, a 6.2mm F4 lens (52mm full-frame equiv.), 1MB and used a Sort II PC Card ATA interface for utilizing exterior storage. The system ran on 4 AA (LR6) batteries and featured a moderately distinctive vertical design that included a centered optical viewfinder with the digicam and flash on reverse sides of the viewfinder.

As you possibly can see from the gallery of photographs Laing captured with the digicam, the ensuing pictures actually present the age of the digicam, however are spectacular contemplating the day and age wherein it was launched:

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Picture credit: Images by Gordon Laing, used with permission.