Nikon S1000pj Compact Boasts Built-in Projector

As we move further from the silliness that was the megapixel war, camera makers really are stepping up the features when it comes to compacts. Nikons newest model is the first digital camera to come toting its own built-in projector. The 12.1-megapixel cam can throw an image or video up to 40-inches (diagonally) onto any wall and playback slideshows complete with music. At this point, it definitely seems fair to call the feature a novelty, but it has promise, especially if you can use the projec

As we move further from the silliness that was the megapixel war, camera makers really are stepping up the features when it comes to compacts. Nikon's newest model is the first digital camera to come toting its own built-in projector. The 12.1-megapixel cam can throw an image or video up to 40-inches (diagonally) onto any wall and playback slideshows complete with music. At this point, it definitely seems fair to call the feature a novelty, but it has promise, especially if you can use the projector and the camera at the same time. We can all find out for ourselves in September when it launches for $429. Short, but official Nikon Press release and more images below.