Gordon Laing, Editor of Camera Labs, is again once more with one other installment of Retro Overview. This time, he’s having a look on the Coolpix 100, Nikon’s first shopper 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 Kind II PC Card ATA interface for utilizing exterior storage. The machine ran on 4 AA (LR6) batteries and featured a somewhat distinctive vertical design that included a centered optical viewfinder with the digicam and flash on reverse sides of the viewfinder.

As you’ll be able to see from the gallery of pictures Laing captured with the digicam, the ensuing photographs definitely present the age of the digicam, however are spectacular contemplating the day and age through which it was launched:

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