If you’re a keen photographer of wildlife or the night sky, the 16-megapixel COOLPIX P900’s incredible 83x optical zoom lets you capture details not visible to the naked eye. Shoot instantly with rapid AF and a reduced shooting time lag, while 5.0-stop Dual Detect Optical VR enhances blur reduction.
Enjoy flexible composition with the vari-angle monitor and built-in electronic viewfinder, for shooting detailed stills at super-telephoto and Full HD movies. Built-in GPS/GLONASS/QZSS support pinpoints shooting locations and images can be shared instantly with built-in Wi-Fi®¹ and NFC² support.
Styled for comfortable shooting, the COOLPIX P900 brings you closer than ever to the beauty of nature
Capture astounding details not visible to the naked eye with the 83x NIKKOR zoom lens – extendable to 166x Dynamic Fine Zoom¹ – covering from 24mm wide-angle to 2000mm telephoto (35 mm format equivalent).
Hand-held telephoto shooting is stable as VR detects movement from the lens (angular velocity sensor) and the imaging sensor (motion vector information) simultaneously, improving vibration absorption.
Clear, richly detailed images are easy to achieve, even at night. Expect great performance and sharp shots with low noise from the sensitive image sensor.
Get fast and detailed location information wherever you’re shooting, with GPS/GLONASS/QZSS international satellite systems tracking your route with incredible accuracy.
Share your favourite wildlife or nature images as you travel, by using the one-touch Wi-Fi®² button or simply tapping your NFC-enabled³ camera to a smart device³.
Never miss a decisive moment when shooting unpredictable wildlife or rapidly changing skies, thanks to more rapid AF and reduced shooting time lag (approx. 0.12 sec at wide-angle).⁴
Large vari-angle LCD monitor: It’s easy to explore creative viewpoints and frame fast-changing action with the flexible Clear Color Display 7.5-cm/3.0-in approx. 921k-dot vari-angle LCD monitor (RGBW). Anti-reflection coating ensures optimum visibility in all light conditions.
Full HD movies: Super-smooth movies (1080/60p) come with high-quality sound, as the microphone changes directivity with the zoom. Switch swiftly from stills to movie making with the dedicated movie record button.
Time-lapse movie: Impressive Time-lapses can be created easily. Just select a shooting scene and a 10-second time-transition movie will be produced from stills captured with interval timing.
Zoom microphone: Your Full HD movies are guaranteed to have high-quality directional sound, as the Zoom microphone changes direction to match how you operate the zoom.
Super ED glass element: You can capture subjects in rich detail with the ultra-powerful zoom, yet the lens barrel remains compact and delivers superior chromatic aberration characteristics, thanks to the Super ED glass element.
Moon and Bird-watching modes: Hard-to-shoot subjects like the moon and birds become easy to capture with Scene auto selector enabling simple focusing and settings, so you’ll always get exceptional results.
Wide viewing angle: Creative composition and unusual viewpoints are made simple with the wide-viewing-angle LCD monitor. Shoot high-angle over obstacles or low-angle to capture an animal’s eye-line.
Customisable Function (Fn) button:Personalise your shooting experience by assigning frequently used functions to the Fn button. One-touch operation can then change the settings.
Mode Dial: Access to key settings like manual exposure (P/S/A/M) is made simple with the mode dial, situated at the top of your camera for easy operation with a single hand.
Target finding AF: Save your attention for the creative work of composing your shot, as Target finding AF quickly and precisely locates your subject and focuses on it automatically for you.
COOLPIX Picture Control: Manage the look of your images easily with Picture Control options like Neutral for natural shots, Vivid for colourful images, Monochrome for black and white or Custom to adjust up to two settings such as contrast or saturation.
Built-in electronic viewfinder: Framing shots is effortless – whatever your shooting style – as an eye sensor automatically switches from display shooting when your eye gets close to the viewfinder.
Snap-back zoom button: It’s simple to recapture a subject that moves out of frame in ultra telephoto shooting, with a one-touch button next to the zoom control that instantly takes you back to wide-angle focus.
Side zoom control: You’ll always get sharp shots and smooth movies with the side zoom control that lets you operate the zoom with your left hand, preventing camera shake and maintaining stability.
Long battery life: Keep shooting longer when it counts, with the improved energy-saving design of the battery giving increased capacity for both stills and Full HD movies.
Flash compensation: Get perfectly balanced exposures with flash compensation (-2 to +2 EV) helping to balance the level of flash on a subject with the background for natural-looking images.
19 Scene modes: Your camera can advise you on the best settings for your shooting situation. Just choose the scene that best matches your subject and conditions, and it will automatically optimise its settings.
EXPEED C2: You’re guaranteed outstanding image quality with Nikon’s fast and powerful image processing system ensuring high-speed operation and high-sensitivity performance.
NIKON IMAGE SPACE: Enjoy 20 GB of online cloud storage with our dedicated Nikon image storage and sharing site, NIKON IMAGE SPACE – free to all Nikon users.
¹ Magnification of Dynamic Fine Zoom is calculated from the maximum wide-angle position of optical zoom.
² Requires installation of the Nikon ‘Wireless Mobile Utility’ application (iOS and Android™ compatible) on your smart device.
³ Near Field Communication (NFC) works with compatible Android™ (Android 4.0 or later) smartphones and tablets. Requires installation of the Nikon ‘Wireless Mobile Utility’ application and image-transfer setting prior to use.
⁴ Based on CIPA Standards, at wide-angle position, subject brightness of LV 10, program auto, single AF.
|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. 16.76 million|
|Lens||NIKKOR lens with 83x optical zoom|
|Focal length||4.3 to 357 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 24 to 2000 mm lens in 35 mm  format)|
|F-number||f/2.8 to 6.5|
|Lens construction||16 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. 8000 mm lens in 35 mm  format)|
|Vibration reduction||Lens-shift VR (still images), Lens shift and electronic VR (movies)|
|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-up mode: Approx. 1 cm (0.4 in.) to infinity (wide-angle 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 0.5 cm (0.2-in.) approx. 921k-dot LCD with the diopter adjustment function (–3 to +1 m-¹)|
|Frame coverage||Approx. 100% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)|
|Frame coverage (playback mode)||Approx. 100% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)|
|Monitor||7.5 cm (3-in.) diagonal, Approx. 921k-dot, (RGBW), wide viewing angle TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating and 6-level brightness adjustment, vari-angle TFT LCD|
|Storage media||SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|File system||DCF and Exif 2.3 compliant|
|Storage file formats||Still images: JPEG, Movies: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: LPCM stereo)|
|Image size (pixels)||16 M 4608 x 3456, 8 M 3264 x 2448, 4 M 2272 x 1704, 2 M 1600 x 1200, VGA 640x480, 16:9 12 M 4608 x 2592, 16:9 2 M 1920 x 1080, 3:2 14 M 4608 x 3072, 1:1 12 M 3456 x 3456|
|ISO sensitivity||ISO 100 to 1600, 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)|
|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 EV to +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)|
|Shutter type||Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter|
|Shutter speed1||1/4000 to 1 s, 1/4000 to 15 s (when ISO sensitivity is 100 in M mode)|
|Self-timer||Can be selected from 10 s and 2 s|
|Aperture||Electronically-controlled 6-blade iris diaphragm|
|Aperture range||10 steps of 1/3 EV (W) (A, M mode)|
|Flash range (approx.)||[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)|
|Flash control||TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes|
|Exposure compensation||In steps of 1/3 EV in the range between –2 and +2 EV|
|USB||Micro-USB connector (Do not use any USB cable other than the UC-E21.), Hi-Speed USB Supports Direct Print (PictBridge)|
|HDMI output||HDMI micro connector (Type D)|
|Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) standards||IEEE 802.11b/g/n (standard wireless LAN protocol)|
|Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) operating frequency||2412 to 2462 MHz (1 to 11 channels)|
|Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) range (line of sight)||Approx. 10 m (10 yd)|
|Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) security||Authentication: Open system, WPA2-PSK|
|Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) access protocols||Infrastructure|
|GPS - 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||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 sources||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 life2||Approx. 360 shots when using EN-EL23|
|Actual battery life for movie recording3||Approx. 1 h 20 min when using EN-EL23|
|Tripod socket||1/4 (ISO 1222)|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||Approx. 139.5 x 103.2 x 137.4 mm (5.5 x 4.1 x 5.5 in.) (excluding projections)|
|Weight||Approx. 899 g (1 lb 15.8 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||Camera Strap, Lens Cap LC-67, Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL23, Charging AC Adapter EH-71P4, USB Cable UC-E21|
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