Nikon Coolpix P7000 Review

4.5
October 4, 2010 | Mark Goldstein |

Specifications

  • Type
    Compact Digital Camera
     
  • Effective Pixels
    10.1 million
     
  • Image Sensor
    CCD
     
  • Sensor Size
    1/1.7 in.
     
  • Total Pixels
    10.39 million (approx.)
     
  • Lens
    7.1x optical zoom, NIKKOR ED glass lens
     
  • Lens Focal Length
    6.0-42.6mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 28-200mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
     
  • Lens f/-number
    f/2.8-5.6
     
  • Lens Construction
    11 elements in 9 groups
     
  • Lens Zoom
    7.1x
     
  • Digital Zoom
    Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 800mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
     
  • Vibration Reduction
    Lens-shift VR
     
  • Autofocus (AF)
    Contrast-detect AF
     
  • Autofocus (AF) Focus-area selection
    Face priority
    Auto (9-area automatic selection)
    Manual with 99 focus areas
    Subject tracking
    Center (wide, normal, spot)
     
  • Focus Range
    [W]: Approx. 1 ft. (30 cm.) to infinity
    [T]: Approx. 1 ft. 8 in. (50 cm.) to infinity
    Macro close-up mode: Approx. 1.2 in. (3 cm.) to infinity
     
  • Viewfinder
    Real-image optical viewfinder, with diopter adjustment function
     
  • Viewfinder Frame Coverage
    80% horizontal (approx.)
    80% vertical (approx.)
    (compared to actual picture)
     
  • Monitor Size
    3 in. diagonal
     
  • Monitor Type
    TFT-LCD with anti-reflection coating
    5-level brightness adjustment
     
  • Monitor Resolution
    921,000-dots
     
  • Monitor Frame coverage (shooting mode)
    97% horizontal (Approx.)
    97% vertical (Approx.)
    (compared to actual picture)
     
  • Monitor Frame coverage (playback mode)
    100% horizontal (Approx.)
    100% vertical (Approx.)
    (compared to actual picture)
     
  • Storage Media
    SD memory card
    SDHC memory card
    SDXC memory card
    79MB internal memory (approx.)
     
  • Storage File System
    DCF
    EXIF 2.2
    DPOF compliant
     
  • Storage File formats
    Still pictures: JPEG
    Still pictures: NRW (RAW)
    Sound files (Voice Memo): WAV
    RAW and JPEG can be recorded simultaneously
    Movies: MOV (Video:MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC stereo)
    Unless otherwise stated, all figures are for a camera with a fully-charged Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL14 operated at an ambient temperature of 25°C (77°F).
     
  • Movie
    Movie file format: MPEG-4 AVC H.264
    Audio file format: AAC stereo
    HD: 1280 x 720p / 24fps
    Standard TV: 640 x 480 / 30fps
    Small Size: 320 x 240 / 30fps
     
  • Image Size (pixels)
    3648 x 2736 (10M)
    3264 x 2448 (8M)
    2592 x 1944 (5M)
    2048 x 1536 (3M)
    1600 x 1200 (2M)
    1280 x 960 (1M)
    1024 x 768 (PC)
    640 x 480 (VGA)
    3648 x 2432 (3:2)
    3584 x 2016 (16:9)
    2736 x 2736 (1:1)
     
  • ISO Sensitivity
    100
    200
    400
    800
    1600
    3200
    Hi 1 (equivalent to 6400)
    Auto (auto gain ISO 100-800)
    Fixed range auto (ISO 100-200, 100-400)
    High ISO Sensitivity auto (ISO 100-1600)
    Low noise night mode (ISO 400-12800)
     
  • Exposure Metering
    256-segment matrix, center-weighted, spot, spot AF area (with support for 99 focus areas)
     
  • Exposure Control
    Programmed auto exposure with flexible program
    shutter priority auto
    aperture-priority auto
    manual
    exposure bracketing (Tv)
    exposure bracketing (Sv)
    motion detection
    exposure compensation (–3.0 to +3.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)
     
  • Exposure Range (auto mode)
    [W]: –1 to +16.2 EV
    [T]: 1 to 16.6 EV
    (exposure values achieved with automatic ISO sensitivity adjustment converted to ISO 100 values)
     
  • Shutter
    Mechanical and charge-coupled electronic shutter
     
  • Shutter Speed
    1/2000 - 8s (P, S mode)
    1/4000 - 8s (A mode)
    1/4000 - 60s (M mode)
    4 sec. (when scene mode is set to Fireworks show)
     
  • Aperture
    Electronically-controlled 6-blade iris diaphragm
     
  • Aperture Range
    10 steps of 1/3 EV
     
  • Self-timer
    Can be selected from 10 and 2 seconds duration
     
  • Accessory Shoe
    ISO 518 hot-shoe contact with sync and data contacts and safety lock
     
  • Built-in flash Range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto)
    [W]: 0.5 to 6.5m (1 ft. 8in. to 21ft.)
    [T]: 0.8 to 3.0m (2 ft. 8in. to 9 ft. 10in.)
     
  • Built-in Flash Control
    TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
     
  • Interface
    Hi-speed USB
     
  • Interface Data transfer protocol
    MTP
    PTP
     
  • Video Output
    NTSC
    PAL
     
  • I/O terminal
    Audio/video (A/V) output
    Digital I/O (USB)
    HDMI Mini Connector (HDMI output)
    External microphone connector (Stereo minipin jack (3.5mm diameter) input impedance 2 k ?, sensitivity -42 dB or less, plug-in power type)
     
  • Supported Languages
    Arabic
    Czech
    Chinese (Simplified and Traditional)
    Danish
    Dutch
    English
    Finnish
    French
    German
    Greek
    Hungarian
    Indonesian
    Italian
    Japanese
    Korean
    Norwegian
    Polish
    Portugese
    Russian
    Spanish
    Swedish
    Thai
    Turkish
     
  • Power Sources
    One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL14 (supplied)
    AC Adapter EH-5a (used in combination with the Power Connector EP-5A) (available separately)
    Unless otherwise stated, all figures are for a camera with a fully-charged Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL14 operated at an ambient temperature of 25°C (77°F).
     
  • Battery / Batteries
    Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL14
     
  • Battery Life (shots per charge)
    Still pictures*: Approx. 350 shots
    Movies: Approx. 2 h 45 min (HD 720p (1280×720))
    *Based on Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA) standards for measuring the life of camera batteries.
    Measured at (73(±4)°F); zoom adjusted with each shot, flash fired with every other shot, Image quality set to Normal, Image size set to [10M] 3648×2736.
    Battery life may vary depending on shooting interval and length of time menus and images are displayed.
     
  • Tripod Socket
    ¼ (ISO 1222)
     
  • Approx. Dimensions
    Height: 3.1 in. (77.0mm)
    Width: 4.5 in. (114.2mm)
    Depth: 1.8 in. (44.8mm)
     
  • Approx. Weight
    12.7 oz. (360.0g)
    (with battery and SD memory card)
     
  • Operating environment
    Temperature: 0 to 40°C (32 to 104°F)
    Humidity: Less than 85% (no condensation)
     
  • Supplied Accessories
    • EN-EL14 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
    • MH-24 Quick Charger
    • AN-CP22 Strap
    • UC-E6 USB Cable
    • EG-CP16 Audio Video Cable
    • COOLPIX Software Suite CD
    • BS-1 Accessory Shoe Cover
     

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