Nikon has announced its super zoom camera Nikon Coolpix P1000. P1000 is notable due to its 125x optical zoom capability. It comes with the lens having world’s highest zoom ratio: at 24-3000mm equivalence. Nikon P1000 is the successor of Nikon Coolpix P900 that also camera with 83x zoom lens.
Nikon P1000’s lens opens up to f/8 at the long end and starts at f/2.8. Camera’s macro mode can shoot as close as 0.4 inches.
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Nikon P1000 uses Nikon’s latest processor capable of capturing photos at 7 frames per second. The camera is now capable of capturing RAW image. This is a big plus over the predecessor. The camera offers wide variety of scene modes, creative shooting modes and super-zoom-specific image capture modes, such as Moon Mode and Bird Watching Mode. The camera can also shoot 4K video at 30 frames per second.
It has small 16-megapixel 1/2.3-inch sensor but includes handful of advanced features. The max ISO is 6,400 and the max shutter speed is 1/4,000.
It uses electronic viewfinder with a 2.3 million OLED and offers a 3.2-inch tilting TFT LCD screen. It also features a HDMI out for sending pics and clips to an external monitor. It also supports Bluetooth Low Energy to pair and maintain an always-on connection to a smartphone.
The camera uses SD storage media and supports SD/SDHC/SDXC cards. The camera also includes support for a new ML-L7 Bluetooth connected remote. Its battery is rated to capture 250 shots.
It weighs 1.4 kilograms and measures 5.8 x 4.7 x 7.2 inches.
Nikon is pricing the P1000 at $999 and it will be available September this year.