Nikon COOLPIX P900

Take high-powered zoom to the next level

Overview

Features List

16.1 Megapixel
Wi-fi and NFC photo sharing
83x optical zoom and 166x Dynamic Fine Zoom
921k-dot 3 in LCD
Full HD 1080/60p video recording

Get closer to your subjects than ever before. The new 16.1-megapixel COOLPIX P900 gives you the power, with its 83x optical zoom and 166x Dynamic Fine Zoom1 . Its new Dual Detect Optical Vibration Reduction (VR) feature stabilises your shots at a shutter speed of approximately 5.0 stops*2 faster, letting you capture images with beautiful clarity. Choose to shoot with the Electronic Viewfinder (EVF) with eye sensor, or flip out the 3-inch vari-angle LCD monitor for more unique compositions. Easily connect to your smart devices, thanks to built-in Wi-Fi® or NFC*2. All in a compact, stylish body, with a rechargeable Li-ion battery delivering the longest battery life in its class.

Zoom like never before

The COOLPIX P900 delivers world-class zoom with 83x optical zoom (24mm -2000mm equivalent in 35mm format) and 166x Dynamic Fine Zoom1 (approximately 4000mm equivalent in 35mm format), giving you the power to get up close and personal. A Snap-Back Zoom function helps capture moving subjects as they fall out of frame, while Side Zoom Control minimises camera shake.

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Superior image quality

With its impressive 16.1 effective megapixels and an EXPEED C2 image-processing engine, the COOLPIX P900 delivers sharp imagery with rich, vibrant colours. The revolutionary NIKKOR lens is designed with a Super Extra-low Dispersion Glass element, reducing chromatic aberration and allowing for a remarkably compact body. Even in low light, the backlight illumination CMOS sensor enables a maximum ISO of 6400 for clear imagery with superb contrast.

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Performance that goes above and beyond

Achieve crisp photos and videos as Dual Detect Optical Vibration Reduction (VR), stabilises shots at a shutter speed of approx. 5.0 stops2 faster. ACTIVE mode also reduces image blur when shooting on the move. Enjoy improved high-speed response time with reduced shooting time lag of approx. 0.12 seconds4 at wide-angle and 0.75 seconds5 at telephoto, so you can focus and capture moving subjects quickly and easily. Continuous shooting functions are just a click away, while unique bird-watching and moon modes perfectly complement super-telephoto capabilities.

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Pure photography pleasure

A 921k-dot 3-inch vari-angle TFT LCD monitor gives you the flexibility to capture dramatic high or low angle shots. Alternatively, the electronic viewfinder gives you the freedom to take control, as the built-in eye sensor detects your eye and automatically switches from monitor shooting to viewfinder shooting. Frequently used functions can be designated to the Fn button on the body, so you can change preferred settings with one touch. All you need is one hand to operate the camera as the command and mode dials are conveniently located for easy use.

Nikon COOLPIX P900

Stay in touch at all times

Connect to your smart device with built-in Wi-Fi® and NFC3 by simply downloading the free Wireless Mobile Utility app6, available for both iOS and Android devices. When connected, you can use your smart device to trigger the COOLPIX P900 remotely, as well as pre-select images for transfer once you’re connected via Wi-Fi®. Track detailed location information such as longitude, latitude and distance between buildings or landmarks at higher speeds and accuracy with GPS, GLONASS, and QZSS support7.

Nikon COOLPIX P900

Personalise every image

Add your own flair and creativity to images, with an array of functions available in the COOLPIX P900. The COOLPIX Picture Control function allows for further image adjustment, such as setting the contrast of the image. Create unique images by overlaying up to three images with the Multiple Exposure function.

Nikon COOLPIX P900

More than just pictures

Create crisp, sharp Full HD movies by shooting in 1080/60p with stereo sound. The COOLPIX P900 comes equipped with side zoom control, which minimises camera shake, and a zoom microphone that changes direction to where you’re zooming, so your movies sound great too. A Time-lapse Movie function creates 10-second movies from still images captured at intervals. Choose a shooting scene such as cityscape, sunset or star trail and the camera does all the work for you as the Time-lapse function automatically selects the interval required for your desired movie.

Nikon COOLPIX P900

Designed to impress

Styled like a DSLR, the COOLPIX P900 weighs just 899g (with battery and SD memory card) and is a sleek 139.5mm wide, 103.2mm high and 137.4mm deep. The grip is designed to give generous grasping area with a moderately inclined shutter-release button, which is easy to hold. The COOLPIX P900 comes equipped with an EN-EL23 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery, ensuring a dramatically improved battery life and reduced charging times, so you can spend less time charging and more time shooting.

Nikon COOLPIX P900

1 Dynamic Fine Zoom refers to the areas in which the camera can zoom while maintaining resolution from the maximum optical telephoto zoom position.
2 NFC-compatible AndroidTM smartphones and tablets (AndroidTM 4.0 or later).
3 Based on CIPA standard, measured at approx. 350 mm (35mm format equivalent).
4 Based on CIPA standards, measured at maximum wide-angle position, subject brightness measuring 10 LV, programmed auto exposure, Single AF autofocus mode.
5 Based on CIPA standards, measured at maximum telephoto position, subject brightness measuring 10 LV, programmed auto exposure, Single AF autofocus mode.
6 Wireless Mobile Utility must be downloaded onto a smart device (compatible with iOS/AndroidTM) to use the Wi-Fi® function. Wireless Mobile Utility can be downloaded for free from the appropriate application store. Wireless transfer of videos is available only on the Android OS.
7 GLONASS refers to “Global Navigation Satellite Systems” operated by Russia. QZSS refers to ‘Quasi Zenith Satellite System’ commissioned by the Japanese Government.

Tech Specs

Type Compact digital camera
Effective pixels 16.0million, (Image processing may reduce the number of effective pixels.)
Image sensor 1/2.3-in.type, CMOS, Total pixels: approx.16.76million
Lens NIKKOR lens with83x optical zoom
Focal length 4.3to, 357mm, (angle of view equivalent to that of 24 to 2000 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
Maximum aperture f/2.8, to6.5
Construction 16elements in, 12groups, (5 ED lens elements and 1 super ED lens element)
Digital zoom magnification Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 8000 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
Vibration reduction Lens-shift VR (still images), Lens shift and electronic VR (movies)
Autofocus system Contrast-detect AF
Focus range [W]: Approx.50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinity, [T]: Approx.5.0 m (16 ft 5 in.) to infinity, Macro close-upmode: Approx., 1 cm (0.4 in.) to infinity (wide-angle position), (All distances measured from center of front surface of lens)
Focus-area selection 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 LCD with the diopter adjustment function (–3 to +1 m {sup(-1)})
Frame coverage (shooting mode) Approx. 100% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)
Frame coverage (playback mode) Approx. 100% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)
Monitor size 7.5cm (3-in.) diagonal
Monitor resolution Approx.921k-dot, (RGBW), wide viewing angle TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating and 6-level brightness adjustment, vari-angle TFT LCD
Frame coverage (shooting mode) Approx. 100% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)
Frame coverage (playback mode) Approx. 100% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)
Media SD, SDHC, SDXC
File system DCF and Exif 2.3 compliant
File formats Still images: JPEG Movies: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: LPCM stereo)
Image size (pixels) 16 M 4608×3456 8 M 3264×2448 4 M 2272×1704 2 M 1600×1200 VGA 640×480 16:9 12 M 4608×2592 16:9 2 M 1920×1080 3:2 14 M 4608×3072 1:1 12 M 3456×3456
ISO sensitivity (Standard output sensitivity) ISO100, to1600, ISO 3200, 6400 (available when using P, S, A or M mode) Hi 1 (equivalent to ISO 12800) (available when using High ISO monochrome in special effects mode)
Metering method Matrix, center-weighted, spot
Exposure modes Programmed auto exposure with flexible program, shutter-priority auto, aperture-priority auto, manual, exposure bracketing, exposure compensation (–2.0 EV to +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)
Shutter type Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter
Shutter speed 1/4000 {sup(*)}to, 1s, 1/4000 {sup(*)} to 15 s (when ISO sensitivity is 100 in M mode) * When the aperture value is set to f/8 (wide-angle position)
Self-timer Can be selected from 10 s and 2 s
Type Electronically-controlled 6-blade iris diaphragm
Range 10 steps of 1/3 EV (W) (A, M mode)
Built-in flash Yes
Range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto) [W]: Approx. 0.5 to 11.5 m (1 ft 8 in. to 37 ft) [T]: Approx. 5.0 to 7.0 m (16 ft 5 in. to 22 ft)
Control TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
Flash exposure compensation In steps of 1/3 EV in the range between –2 and +2 EV
USB connector Micro-USB connector, (Do not use any USB cable other than the UC-E21.), Hi-Speed USB Supports Direct Print (PictBridge)
HDMI output connector HDMI micro connector (Type D)
Standards IEEE 802.11b/g/n (standard wireless LAN protocol)
Operating frequency 2412 to 2462 MHz (1 to 11 channels)
Range (line of sight) Approx. 10 m (10 yd)
Security Authentication: Open system, WPA2-PSK
Access protocols Infrastructure
Location data GPS Receiving frequency: 1575.42 MHz Geodetic system: WGS 84 GLONASS Receiving frequency: 1598.0625 MHz to 1605.3750 MHz Geodetic system: WGS 84
Supported languages for camera menus 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 source One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL23 (included) AC Adapter EH-67A (available separately)
Charging time Approx. 3 h 40 min (when using Charging AC Adapter EH-71P and when no charge remains)
Battery life of still shooting Approx. 360 shots when using EN-EL23 {sup(*1)}
Battery life of movies (actual battery life for recording) Approx. 1 h 20 min when using EN-EL23 {sup(*2)}
Tripod socket 1/4 (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (WxHxD) Approx.139.5, x103.2, x137.4mm (5.5, x4.1, x5.5in.), (excluding projections)
Weight Approx.899g (1 lb 15.8 oz), (including battery and memory card)
Temperature 0{deg}C to 40{deg}C (32{deg}F to 104{deg}F)
Humidity 85% or less (no condensation)
Supplied Accessories Camera Strap, Lens Cap LC-67, Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL23, Charging AC Adapter EH-71P {sup(*)}, USB Cable UC-E21 *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.
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Unless otherwise stated, all figures assume a fully-charged battery and an ambient temperature of 23 {+-}3{deg}C (73.4 {+-}5.4{deg}F) as specified by the Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA). *1 Battery life may vary depending on conditions of use, such as the interval between shots or the length of time that menus and images are displayed. *2 Individual movie files cannot exceed 4 GB in size or 29 minutes in length. Recording may end before this limit is reached if camera temperature becomes elevated. Nikon will not be held liable for any errors these specifications may contain. The appearance of this product and its specifications are subject to change without notice.

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