Nikon has unveiled the new Coolpix P7000 as the successor of the Coolpix P6000. The Nikon P7000 represents the best of both worlds. It is an exciting point and shoot digital camera offering from Nikon, as it not only provides expanded creative and manual control found in D-SLR cameras, but also provides photo enthusiasts with the simplicity and portability of Coolpix digital cameras.
The 10.1-megapixel Nikon P7000 sports a large 1/1.7-inch CCD sensor coupled with a 7.1x Wide Angle Optical Zoom Nikkor ED Lens, a 921,000 dot 3-inch LCD screen, utilizes a vibration reduction system, records 720p HD video, and has a variety of user friendly features like auto selection of scenes and subject tracking.
The Nikon Coolpix P7000 adopts of the latest image-processing engine, EXPEED C2. This processor enables capture of high-resolution images with rich tonal expression. It will certainly attract to photographers who like to shoot in RAW. The RAW file can be opened in the P7000 and via the new Nikon View NX 2 and Capture NX software.
The Coolpix P7000 sports a variety of functions that enable superior rendering when shooting at high sensitivities, including a Noise Reduction Filter and a Low Noise Night Mode. ISO sensitivity ranges from ISO 100 to 6400 (expandable to ISO 12,800 in Low Noise Night Mode) to ensure fabulously sharp, crisp images when shooting in low-light or photographing fast-moving subjects. The P7000 also sports 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.
In addition, the Nikon P7000 offers a number of new functions, including Tone Level Information display and Zoom Memory, which provide greater control over shooting and resulting images. With a number of high-sensitivity shooting functions to choose from depending upon shooting conditions, high-speed response and controls that support intuitive operation, the Nikon P7000 is the optimal camera for nature photography as well as wide variety of other scenes.
For more information, go to Coolpix P7000 Digital Camera.