Nikon P7000 incorporates a 10.1 megapixel sensor, and a 7.1 x
wide angle optical stabilized zoom lens providing a practical
range of coverage from 28-200mm in 35mm terms with a bright aperture
range from f/2.8-f.5.6.
headline features of the Nikon P7000 include, full manual creative
exposure control options coupled with more user friendly automatic
Scene modes, a large 3.0-inch high resolution 921,000 dot LCD
monitor, a dedicated hot shoe offering compatibility with Nikon
external Speedlights, and 720p HD movie recording at 24 frames
per second with stereo sound and the ability to add an external
microphone if so desired.
USA Press Release:
With advanced functions and features similar to those found in
Nikons line of award winning and critically acclaimed D-SLRs,
Nikon Inc. today introduced the Coolpix P7000, the ultimate compact
camera thats ready to take on most any photo assignment.
At home in a pros gadget bag or in the hands of a spirited
enthusiast, passionate photographers of all levels will benefit
from the P7000s high performance, extensive manual controls,
stunning image quality and advanced shooting functions.
10.1-megapixel Coolpix P7000 features a large 1/1.7 CCD
sensor coupled with a 7.1x Wide Angle Optical Zoom-NIKKOR ED Glass
Lens for consistent superior image quality that explodes with
vivid color and sharpness frame after frame.
Nikons commitment to image quality a step further, the P7000
adopts Nikons new EXPEED C2 high performance digital
image processing engine to ensure high-quality pictures with stunning
color and sharpness.
Coolpix P7000 represents the best of both worlds. It is an exciting
compact camera offering from Nikon, as it not only provides expanded
creative control found in digital SLR cameras, but also provides
photo enthusiasts with the portability and simplicity of Coolpix
digital cameras, said Bo Kajiwara, director of marketing,
The P7000 is the perfect complement to an advanced photographers
D-SLR, and it inspires the entry-level consumer to explore the
boundaries of their photographic capabilities and fulfill their
sensitivity ranges from ISO 100 to 6400 (expandable to ISO 12,800
in low noise Night Mode) to ensure incredibly sharp, crisp images
when shooting in low-light or photographing fast-moving subjects.
The P7000 also offers a variety of functions that enable superior
rendering when shooting at high sensitivities, including a Low
Noise Night Mode and a Noise Reduction Filter.
camera also features 5-Way VR Image Stabilization System, which
utilizes a variety of tactics including optical lens shift to
minimize the effect of camera shake to help banish the blur while
shooting handheld or in low-light.
engineering has led to the addition of features that will be welcome
to current D-SLR users. The Zoom Memory function allows the cameras
28-200mm (35mm equivalent) lens to be used in a way that simulates
use of a prime lens, ideal for shooting at a preferred angle of
P7000 also adds controls and buttons for key features like ISO,
white balance, bracketing and exposure compensation. The new innovative
and independent Quick Menu dial ensures easy access to key functions
with the comfort of analog operation.
users will also enjoy the benefits of shooting RAW/NRW* files
for creative freedom, and macro abilities as close as 0.8 inches.
the image quality of the P7000 is nothing short of stellar, the
video capabilities are far beyond that of a typical compact. The
P7000 records HD video at 720p at 24 frames-per-second (fps) with
optical zoom and autofocus control. A Coolpix first, users can
now record audio with an external stereo microphone via the microphone
input. An accessory microphone or Nikon Speedlight can be mounted
on the P7000s hot shoe.
features of the Nikon Coolpix P7000 digital camera include:
Wide-Angle Optical Zoom-NIKKOR ED glass lens (28-200mm f/2.8-5.6)
allows for detailed close-ups and dramatic landscapes.
921,000-dot Clear Color Display with wide viewing angle makes
it easy to compose, view and share still images and movies that
come alive with rich detail and improved contrast.
optical viewfinder with diopter adjustment dial
Level Information helps photographers achieve their desired
exposure with a histogram display, allowing them to determine
the exposure while checking the balance between highlights and
Virtual Horizon Indicator gives the user visual confirmation
that the camera has a level horizon.
editing functions include exposure compensation, Coolpix Picture
Control, noise reduction filter, Quick Retouch, D-Lighting and
Vibration Reduction (VR) Image Stabilization System
VR Image Stabilization by lens shift minimizes the effects of
VR Image Stabilization by lens shift and electronic VR.
Detection automatically detects moving subjects and adjusts
shutter speed and the ISO setting to compensate for camera shake
and subject movement.
ISO up to 6400 at full resolution for optimal results when shooting
in low-light or photographing fast-moving subjects.
Shot Selector (BSS) automatically takes up to 10 shots while
the user presses the shutter and saves the sharpest image.
Manual Controls-PSAM (Program, Shutter, Aperture, Manual) control
gives creative control over images.
(RAW) file function compatible with Mac® and Windows®
functions for Automatic Exposure (Sv and Tv) and White Balance
allows the user to take consecutive shots with slightly different
settings and select the one that best matches their intention.
(720p) Movie with Stereo, Mic Input Jack and HDMI Output records
at 24 fps with optical zoom, autofocus and stereo sound.
Tracking automatically activates autofocus while tracking moving
subjects, like active children or unpredictable animals.
Auto Selector automatically recognizes the shooting situation
and adjusts the cameras settings accordingly for great
- Smart Portrait
System integrates the following features to make it a snap to
capture stunning portraits:
The Nikon Coolpix
P7000 offers system compatibility with a dedicated wide-angle converter
lens and a wireless remote control as well as a range of external
flash units and microphones.
Red-Eye Fix automatically fixes most instances of
Face-Priority AF can detect up to 12 faces from a variety
Softening ensures smooth skin tone on the face of subjects
by leveraging built-in face-detection technology.
Timer automatically detects when a subject smiles and releases
Warning alerts the photographer if a subject has blinked.
The Nikon Coolpix
P7000 will be available in Canada in late September for a manufacturer's
recommended price of $499.99 (same MSRP as in the US).
Coolpix P7000 Specifications
RGB CCD, 10.39 total megapixels
7.1x zoom NIKKOR lens
(35mm format equivalent to 28-200mm)
elements in 9 groups (2 ED glass element, 4 aspherical lens
4x (35mm format equivalent to approx. 800mm)
range (from lens)
50 cm (1 ft. 8 in.) to infinity (at wide-angle setting), approx.
80 cm (2 ft. 7 in.) to infinity (at telephoto setting), Macro
mode: approx. 2 cm (0.8 in.) to infinity (at wide-angle setting)
type, Lens-shift type + electronic type
Detection (conventional type), BSS (Best Shot Selector)
sensitivity (Standard output sensitivity)
100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 (3,648 x 2,736), can be set to
Hi 1 [ISO 6400 equivalent (3,647 x 2,736)], Auto (ISO 100 to
800), High ISO auto (ISO 100 to 1600), Fixed range auto (ISO
100 to 200, 100 to 400), Low noise night mode (ISO 400 to 12800)
cm (3-in.), approx. 921k-dot, wide-viewing-angle TFT LCD monitor
(VGA) , air gapless, anti-reflection coating, brightness adjustment
memory (approx. 79 MB), SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card* *Not compatible
with Multi Media Card (MMC)
AF/ max. number of faces to be detected
Face priority, Face-priority AE, Face Zoom-in
to three smiling faces can be detected, can be switched ON/OFF
be switched ON/OFF
corrects red eye digitally, pre-flashes (ON/OFF)
lock-on/AF activation/Tracking Restart not available *Tracks
a designated subject automatically
scene modes (Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night Portrait, Party/indoor,
Beach, Snow, Sunset, Dusk/dawn, Night landscape, Close-up, Food,
Museum, Fireworks show, Copy, Backlight, Panorama assist)
scene modes + Auto mode (Portrait, Landscape, Night portrait,
Night landscape, Close-up, Backlight)
720p: 1,280 x 720/24 fps, VGA: 640 x 480/30 fps, QVGA: 320 x
kinds [Standard (default), Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome (B/W,
sepia), Custom 1, Custom 2] (equivalent to P6000)
by date mode
languages (products for Japan feature Japanese/English only)
Li-ion Battery EN-EL14 (74 v 1030 mAh), AC Adapter EH-5a (option)
of shots per charge (battery life)*
350 frames with EN-EL14 *Based on CIPA Standards for measuring
life of batteries
(width x height x depth)
114.2 x 77.0 x 44.8 mm/4.5 x 3.0 x 1.8 in. (excluding projections)
360 g/12.7 oz. (including battery and SD memory card), approx.
310 g/10.9 oz. (camera body only) *Based on CIPA Guidelines,