Nikon P950: price, specs, release date revealed

Nikon's P900 replacement adds a bigger, brighter vari-angle LCD and EVF, along with 4K video recording

Nikon P950: price, specs, release date revealed

Nikon has announced the Coolpix P950, price tag £799, its latest superzoom compact camera which offers an 83x optical zoom.

Aimed at amateur wildlife photographers and others needing a long reach, the Nikon P950’s 83x zoom affords an equivalent focal length of 24-2000mm. This can be extended even further using the 166x Dynamic Fine Zoom digital option, which reaches an equivalent 4000mm.

Inside the Nikon Coolpix P950 is a 16-megapixel back-lit CMOS sensor, along with Nikon’s Dual Detect Optical Vibration Reduction.

The Nikon P950 can record 4K/UHD video at 30p, or Full HD video at frame rates up to 60p. Video is also recorded in stereo sound, and users can manually adjust exposure settings during filming.

A Nikon P900 replacement, the Coolpix P950 adds a larger, brighter, 921k-dot, 3.2-inch vari-angle LCD. There’s also a new 2360k-dot OLED electronic viewfinder with an eye sensor that is twice as large as before at 1cm.

Other features include support for raw files and compatibility with Nikon’s SnapBridge app for easy transfer of images from the camera to your smart device.

Nikon P950 Price & Release Date

The Nikon P950 price tag will be £799, with a release date set for early spring 2020.

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