Nikon Coolpix B700 Review

July 6, 2017 | Gavin Stoker | |

Specifications

    • Type

    • Compact digital camera

    • Effective pixels

    • 20.3 million (Image processing may reduce the number of effective pixels.)

    • Image sensor

    • 1/2.3-in.type CMOS, Total pixels: approx. 21.14 million

    • Lens

    • NIKKOR lens with 60x optical zoom

    • Focal length

    • 4.3 to 258 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 24 to 1440 mm lens in 35 mm [135] format)

    • F-number

    • f/3.3 to 6.5

    • Lens construction

    • 16 elements in 11 groups (4 ED lens elements and 1 super ED lens element)

    • Magnification

    • Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 5760 mm lens in 35 mm [135] format), Up to 2x when Movie options is set to 2160/30p or 2160/25p (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 2880 mm lens in 35 mm [135] format)

    • Vibration reduction

    • Lens-shift VR (still images), Lens shift and electronic VR (movies)

    • Autofocus

    • Contrast-detect AF

    • Focus range

    • [W]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinity, [T]: Approx. 2.0 m (6 ft 7 in.) to infinity, Macro close-up mode: Approx. 1 cm (0.4 in.) to infinity (wide-angle position) (All distances measured from center of front surface of lens)

    • AF-area mode

    • Target finding AF, face priority, manual (spot), manual (normal), manual (wide), subject tracking

    • Viewfinder

    • Electronic viewfinder 0.5 cm (0.2-in.) approx. 921k-dot equivalent LCD with the diopter adjustment function (–3 to +1 m-¹)

    • Frame coverage

    • Approx. 100% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)

    • Frame coverage (playback mode)

    • Approx. 100% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)

    • Monitor

    • 7.5 cm (3-in.) diagonal, Approx. 921k-dot (RGBW), wide viewing angle TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating and 6-level brightness adjustment, vari-angle TFT LCD

    • Storage media

    • SD, SDHC, SDXC

    • File system

    • DCF and Exif 2.3 compliant

    • Storage file formats

    • Still images: JPEG, RAW (NRW) (Nikon’s own format), Movies: MP4 (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC stereo)

    • Image size (pixels)

    • 20M [5184 x 3888], 8M [3264 x 2448], 4M [2272 x 1704], 2M [1600 x 1200], 16:9 15M [5184 x 2920], 3:2 18M [5184 x 3456], 1:1 15M [3888 x 3888]

    • ISO sensitivity

    • ISO 100 to 1600, ISO 3200 (available when using P, S, A, or M mode)

    • Exposure metering

    • Matrix, center-weighted, spot

    • Exposure control

    • Programmed auto exposure with flexible program, shutter-priority auto, aperture-priority auto, manual, exposure bracketing, exposure compensation (–2.0 to +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)

    • Shutter type

    • Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter

    • Shutter speed

    • 1/4000 to 1 s, 1/4000 to 15 s (when ISO sensitivity is 100 in M mode), 25 s (Star trails in Multiple exp. Lighten scene mode)

    • Self-timer

    • Can be selected from 10 s and 2 s

    • Aperture

    • Electromagnetic 6-blade iris diaphragm

    • Aperture range

    • 8 steps of 1/3 EV (W) (A, M mode)

    • Built-in flash

    • Yes

    • Flash range (approx.)

    • [W]: Approx. 0.5 to 7.0 m (1 ft 8 in. to 22 ft), [T]: Approx. 1.5 to 3.4 m (5 ft to 11 ft)

    • Flash control

    • TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes

    • Exposure compensation

    • In steps of 1/3 EV in the range between –2 and +2 EV

    • USB

    • Micro-USB connector (Do not use any USB cable other than the included UC-E21 USB Cable.), Hi-Speed USB Supports Direct Print (PictBridge)

    • HDMI output

    • HDMI micro connector (Type D)

    • Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) standards

    • IEEE 802.11b/g (standard wireless LAN protocol)

    • Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) operating frequency

    • 2412 to 2462 MHz (1 to 11 channels)

    • Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) security

    • Authentication: Open system, WPA2-PSK

    • Bluetooth standards

    • Bluetooth Specification Version 4.1

    • Supported languages

    • Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

    • Power sources

    • One EN-EL23 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery (included), EH-67A AC Adapter (available separately)

    • Charging time

    • Approx. 3 h (when using EH-73P/EH-73PCH Charging AC Adapter and when no charge remains)

    • Battery life

    • Approx. 420 shots when using EN-EL23

    • Actual battery life for movie recording

    • Approx. 1 h 30 min when using EN-EL23

    • Tripod socket

    • 1/4 (ISO 1222)

    • Dimensions (W x H x D)

    • Approx. 125.0 x 85.0 x 106.5 mm (5.0 x 3.4 x 4.2 in.) (excluding projections)

    • Weight

    • Approx. 570 g (1 lb 4.2 oz) (including battery and memory card)

    • Operating environment - temperature

    • 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)

    • Operating environment - humidity

    • 85% or less (no condensation)

    • Supplied accessories

    • Camera Strap, LC-CP29 Lens Cap (with cord), EN-EL23 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery, EH-73P Charging AC Adapter (A plug adapter is included if the camera was purchased in a country or region that requires a plug adapter. The shape of the plug adapter varies with the country or region of purchase.), UC-E21 USB Cable