Nikon P1000 With 125X Super Zoom Lens Announced
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.
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.