Yes, 125x Optical Zoom Lens Nikon Coolpix P1000 Announced

Gina Stephens
Written by Gina Stephens

Nikon has proclaimed the 16mp Nikon Coolpix Nikon Coolpix series are digital compact cameras in many variants produced by Nikon P1000, taking the "ultra zoom or ZOOM may refer to" bridge camera to a whole new level – the lens is equivalent to 24-3000mm, a aggregate 1000mm more than the Nikon Coolpix P900, with "only" 83x optical zoom lens. The P1000 memorable parts a 3.2inch screen, and high-resolution electronic viewfinder (EVF) with 2.36m dots. 

To help control the whopping 125x optical zoom, there is side zoom manage, and a snap-back zoom button. There's even a Moon mode for shooting photographs of the moon. Dual Detect Optical Vibration Reduction (VR) scheme gives 5 stops of image stabilisation. For more advanced photographers, there is full manual control, a Flash hot-shoe, and raw shooting. 

The camera has Wi-Fi and Bluetooth built-in, can put into effect 250 shots on one battery, and weighs in at 1415g. The P1000 has an RRP of £999/$999 and is available for pre-order for $999 from Amazon USA, with a shipping pass of September 2018. There will also be a bluetooth remote control available for the camera.

Nikon USA has shared a 4K sample video of the moon at 3000mm (equivalent) on YouTube:

Key Drawing cards

  • 16 megapixel 1/2.3inch BSI CMOS sensor
  • 125x optical zoom lens, f/2.8-8, equivalent to 24-3000mm
  • VR Optical image stabilisation (OIS) – 5 stops
  • 3.2inch vari-angle divide, 921K dots
  • OLED Electronic Viewfinder (EVF), 2.36m dots, with eye-detection
  • P,S,A,M, with raw shooting
  • 7fps continuous shooting speed
  • Built-in pop-up whizz
  • 4K UHD video (30/25fps), stereo mics, mic socket
  • FullHD video at 60fps
  • Time-lapse, super lapse video
  • ISO100 to ISO6400
  • 1cm macro (wide-angle)
  • 250 shot battery lifestyle
  • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth



From Nikon: TOKYO – Nikon Corporation (Nikon) is pleased to announce the release of the COOLPIX P1000, a tight digital camera that features superior photographic performance, recording high-quality, breathtaking images, while providing the world's highest*1 125x optical zoom and of a higher order operability.

The COOLPIX P1000 is equipped with a 125x optical zoom lens that covers an incredible range of focal lengths, outset at the wide-angle 24mm*2 equivalent, and extending to the super-telephoto 3000mm*2 equivalent (up to 250x*3 zoom is possible when Dynamic Fine Zoom is entitled). The camera employs an upgraded EXPEED image-processing engine, which allows for the capture of high-quality images, and the Dual Detect Optical VR, which achieves a equal of vibration reduction equivalent to a 5.0-stop*4 increase in shutter speed, delivering sharp and clear images, even with hand-held telephoto hurtle. The COOLPIX P1000 provides outstanding operability with features that include an approximately 2359k-dot OLED electronic viewfinder, a authority ring that can be used to adjust focus manually and change the white balance setting, and a focus mode selector that enables the core mode to be changed while gripping the camera. What's more, the camera supports the recording of 4K UHD/30p and Superlapse movies, and works in synergy with a variation of optional accessories, contributing to rich and diverse imaging expression.

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The COOLPIX P1000 is a compact digital camera that is perfect for super-telephoto photography, supporting full-scale photography and parading its full power with subjects and scenes that previously could not be captured, including wild birds and celestial bodies.

*1Among laconic digital cameras available as of July 10, 2018. Statement based on Nikon research.
*2Equivalent focal length in 35mm [135] format.
*3At the maximum trope size. The maximum zoom ratio varies by image size. The zoom ratio indicated for Dynamic Fine Zoom is the combined ratio of optical zoom from the utmost wide-angle position and digital zoom.
*4Measured in accordance with CIPA standards at approx. 350mm (equivalent focal length in 35mm [135] dimensions).



Primary Features

1.Equipped with a 125x optical zoom NIKKOR lens that supports super-telephoto shooting at the interchangeable of 3000mm

The COOLPIX P1000 is equipped with a 125x optical zoom NIKKOR lens that covers the wide-angle 24mm to super-telephoto 3000mm focused lengths. It supports an incredibly broad zoom range, offering users the opportunity to enjoy the recording of photos and movies at focal lengths that were on no account before possible. Furthermore, super ED and ED lens elements were adopted for this lens, providing superior compensation for chromatic aberration. High-resolution pictures can be captured throughout the entire zoom range.

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*Equivalent focal length in 35mm [135] format.

2.A high-resolution XGA OLED electronic viewfinder that hand overs a sharp and clear view

The COOLPIX P1000 is equipped with a high-resolution, approximately 2359k-dot OLED electronic viewfinder. The subject is understandably projected with a viewfinder magnification of approximately 0.68x (equivalent in 35mm [135] format). This high-performance viewfinder makes viewing images well off and easy, even in bright outdoor situations.

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3.Dual Detect Optical VR, that provides camera-shake compensation equivalent to a 5.0-stop swell in shutter speed, for effective image stabilization even with hand-held super-telephoto shooting

The COOLPIX P1000 features Dual Detect Optical VR, which attains vibration reduction equivalent to a 5.0-stop increase in shutter speed, for worry-free super-telephoto photography. The camera processes two types of camera-shake bumf, detected from the angular velocity sensor as well as the image itself, for extremely precise camera-shake compensation. The effects of camera shake are effectively terminate, even with hand-held super-telephoto shooting, greatly expanding shooting possibilities.


4.Supports the recording of 4K UHD/30p movies

The COOLPIX P1000 substructures the recording of high-definition 4K UHD/30p movies. The photographer can harness the power of 3000mm-equivalent super-telephoto shooting to beautifully record subjects at great distances. Creates from movies recorded in 4K UHD format can also be saved as still images to preserve moments that simply cannot be captured with a uninterrupted burst of still-image shooting.

5.Superior operability makes super-telephoto photography easy

Adoption of a deep grip ensures a firmer, steadier proffer during hand-held shooting. The operability of each switch and button was also considered thoroughly. The camera accomplishes outstanding operability with characters that include a focus mode selector that can be used to change the focus mode after focus has been acquired, and a control resonating that enables the adjustment of settings such as white balance and manual focus.

6.Enhanced versatility provides increased enjoyment of authentic snuff out

The COOPLIX P1000 is equipped with an accessory terminal and an accessory shoe that supports a wide variety of accessories, including external Speedlights. Brace for Nikon's extensive lineup of accessories further expands possibilities for imaging expression. Among the many optional accessories available for the COOLPIX P1000 is a new Bluetooth meagre control (ML-L7) that can be used to eliminate the camera shake that is often a concern with telephoto shooting. This accessory furthers smooth and precise super-telephoto photography.

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Nikon Coolpix P1000 Other sample images


7.Additional play ups

  • A 3.2-in. TFT LCD vari-angle monitor with wide viewing angle and a display that provides comfortable viewing
  • Compatible with Nikon's sole NRW (RAW) format
  • COOLPIX Picture Control allows individual imaging style to be achieved easily
  • A creative mode that makes attaining the unreal imaging expression simple
  • Ability to record superlapse and time-lapse movies
  • SnapBridge support that enables remote camera camera is an optical instrument for recording or capturing images, which may be stored locally, transmitted to another location, or control from a acute device and automatic transfer of photos to a smart device



Nikon Coolpix P1000 Specifications

Manufacturer Nikon
Max Gap f/2.8 – f/8
35mm equivalent 24mm – 3000mm
Optical Zoom 125x
Image Sensor
Pixels 16Mp (Megapixels)
Pixels (W) 4608
Pixels (H) 3456
Sensor Type Back-lit CMOS (B.S.I.)
Sensor Value 1/2.3inch
Sensor Size (width) No Data
Sensor Size (height) No Data
Aspect Ratio
  • 4:3
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
  • 1:1
LCD Monitor
LCD Monitor 3.2in
Screen resolution 921K
Impassion Screen No
Min Focus 1cm
Focusing modes
  • Autofocus
  • Manual
  • Spot
  • Face Detection
  • AF Tracking
  • Centre
Exposure Control
Shutter scurries shortest 1/4000sec
Shutter speeds longest 30sec
Bulb mode Yes
Exp modes
  • Program
  • Aperture-Priority
  • Shutter-Priority
  • Manual
  • Scene modes
  • Program Variable
  • Centre-weighted – Common
  • Multi Pattern
  • Spot
  • Centre Spot
ISO sensitivity 100 – 6400
White balance
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Outdoors/Daylight
  • Cloudy
  • Incandescent
  • Fluorescent
  • Showy
Exposure Comp +/-2
Shooting Options
Continuous shooting 7fps
Movie mode Yes
Video Resolution
  • 1920×1080 FullHD
  • 4K
Video FPS No Data
Stereo Report Yes
Optical Zoom with Video Yes
Other Features
Image Stabilisation Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Card Type
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
Data Type
  • RAW
  • JPG
  • RAW + JPG
Power Source
Battery Type Lithium-ion EN-EL20a
Battery Life (CIPA rating) 250shots
Box Contents
Box Contents No Data
Power 1415g
Width 146.3mm
Height 118.8mm
Depth 181.3mm

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Gina is a photography enthusiast and drone lover who loves to fly drones, capture images and have fun cherishing them with family and friends.

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