Nikon Coolpix P900 is a camera, not a DSLR range one, which is capable of taking the zoom from 24mm to 2000mm. It is a fixed-lens ultra zoom camera that can take it to 83X optical-zoom range. Sized similar to a small DSLR camera, the Coolpix P900 would surely assist in moon photography, as well as natural shots of animals distance away.

According to Nikon, there is a five shutter-speed stops of shake compensation in this new optical system developed by P900. Another great feature or advantage of the camera over the others is the snap-back zoom feature, which lets the user reframe the picture if the camera loses the subject that is far away.

Nikon Coolpix P900

Talking of specs of the Nikon Coolpix P900, it has a 16-megapixel 1/2.3-inch type sensor, the maximum aperture at full zoom is F6.5, while it’s a much brighter F2.8 at 24mm wide-angle. The camera also has the manual exposure controls, exposure bracketing mode and also burst shooting at 7fps, and a 1080p video recording support, at 60 frames per second. The camera comprises of a 3-inch flip-and-swivel LCD and an optical viewfinder.

There is Wi-Fi and NFC support built-in, and the camera is priced at $600. It should be available by April 2015. The only big compromise with the P900 camera is that you see a sensor that is similar to that seen in smartphone cameras, while the big DSLR cameras have APS-C sensors. But given its zooming capabilities, this should be a camera to get if you are looking for some decent photography in long range sights.


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