'the hottest, most versatile digital camera around.'
'brief shutter delay'
'confusing menu tabs'
'With its unique swivel design, the Nikon Coolpix 4500's lens compartment locks into four positions, or can be used freely between these locks for angular viewing without having to adjust your shooting style.'
'Just a cursory glance at this camera suggests there's a lot of technology that's been plundered from Nikon's current flagship compact, the Coolpix 5700.'
'Clunky, sluggish interface No AF illuminator, poor low light focusing Does not fully support Nikon Speedlites Small LCD No RAW mode yet (most of competition has it) Flimsy plastic door over CF slot No live histogram in record mode'
'Although this was slightly evident in the macro shot, Nikon still blows the competition away, capturing a tiny area of 24 x 18mm – extreme detail is clearly visible in the photo.'
'In contrast to the overall build quality of the camera, the door covering the Type II CompactFlash slot (which also handles IBM Microdrives) feels very flimsy.'