Nikon P1000 Review

September 12, 2018 | Amy Davies |

Nikon P1000 Specifications

Type

Compact digital camera

Effective pixels

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

Image sensor

1/2.3-in. type CMOS, total pixels: approx. 16.79 million

Lens

NIKKOR lens with 125x optical zoom

Focal length

4.3 to 539 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 24 to 3000 mm lens in 35 mm [135] format)

F-number

f/2.8 to 8

Lens construction

17 elements in 12 groups (5 ED lens elements and 1 super ED lens element)

Magnification

Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 12000 mm lens in 35 mm [135] format); Up to 3.6x when recording movies with 2160/30p (4K UHD) or 2160/25p (4K UHD)

Vibration reduction

Lens shift (still images), combination of lens shift and electronic VR (movies)

Autofocus

Contrast-detect AF

Focus range

[W]: Approx. 30 cm (1 ft) to infinity, [T]: Approx. 7.0 m (23 ft) to infinity, Macro close-up mode:: Approx. 1 cm (0.4 in.) to infinity (wide-angle position), Approx. 7.0 m (23 ft) to infinity (telephoto 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, 1 cm (0.39-in.), approx. 2359k-dot OLED with the diopter adjustment function (-3 to +3 m-¹)

Frame coverage

Shooting mode: approx. 99% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture); Playback mode: Approx. 100% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)

Monitor

8.1 cm (3.2-in.) diagonal; Approx. 921k-dot (RGB), wide viewing angle TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating and 5-level brightness adjustment, vari-angle TFT LCD

Storage media

SD, SDHC, SDXC

File system

DCF and Exif 2.31 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)

16 M 4608 x 3456, 8 M 3264 x 2448, 4 M 2272 x 1704, 2 M 1600 x 1200, 16:9 12 M 4608 x 2592, 3:2 14 M 4608 x 3072, 1:1 12 M 3456 x 3456

Movie - frame size (pixels) and frame rate

2160/30p (4K UHD), 2160/25p (4K UHD), 1080/30p, 1080/25p, 1080/60p, 1080/50p, 720/30p, 720/25p, 720/60p, 720/50p, HS 480/4x, HS 720/2x, HS 1080/0.5x

Movie - ISO sensitivity

ISO1001 to 1600

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

1/4000to 1 s, 1/4000to 30 s (when ISO sensitivity is 100 in M mode)

Flash sync speed

Synchronizes with all shutter speeds

Self-timer

Can be selected from 10 s and 3 s

Aperture

Electronically-controlled 7-blade iris diaphragm

Aperture range

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

Flash range (approx.)

ISO sensitivity: Auto, [W]: Approx. 0.3 to 12 m (12 in. to 41 ft) Approx. 5.0–8.0 m (17–26 ft) (focal length equivalent to that of 2000 mm lens in 35 mm [135] format); When focal length is equivalent to that of 3000 mm lens in 35 mm [135] format: Approx. 7.0 to 8.2 m (23 to 26 ft) (ISO sensitivity: 3200), Approx. 7.0 to 11 m (23 to 38 ft) (ISO sensitivity: 6400)

Flash control

TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes

Exposure compensation

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

Accessory shoe

ISO 518 hot-shoe with sync and data contacts and safety lock

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)

External microphone connector

Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter; plug-in power supported)

Accessory terminal(s)

Compatible with the following accessories (available separately): MC-DC2 Remote Cord WR-R10/WR-1 Wireless Remote Controller

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) maximum output power

9.2 dBm (EIRP)

Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) security

Open system, WPA2-PSK

Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) communications protocols

Bluetooth Specification Version 4.1

Bluetooth standards

Operating frequency: Bluetooth: 2402 to 2480 MHz, Bluetooth Low Energy: 2402 to 2480 MHz

Power sources

One EN-EL20a Rechargeable Li-ion Battery (included), EH-5b/EH-5c AC Adapter, requires EP-5C Power Connector (available separately)

Charging time

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

Battery life

Approx. 250 shots when using EN-EL20a

Actual battery life for movie recording

Approx. 1 h 20 min when using EN-EL20a

Tripod socket

1/4 (ISO 1222)

Dimensions (W x H x D)

Approx. 146.3 x 118.8 x 181.3 mm (5.8 x 4.7 x 7.2 in.) (excluding projections)

Weight

Approx. 1415 g (3 lb 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

Strap, LC-77 Lens Cap, EN-EL20a Rechargeable Li-ion Battery, EH-73P Charging AC Adapter, UC-E21 USB Cable, HB-CP1 Bayonet Lens Hood