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Nikon Coolpix P1000

16-megapixel camera with 125X optical zoom, Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth®

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Overview

Our take on the Nikon Coolpix P1000

When a camera has a dedicated "moon" mode, you know it has some serious telephoto power. With 125X optical zoom, the Nikon P1000 boasts the most powerful lens ever used on a Coolpix camera — or any other camera that I'm aware of, for that matter.

Nikon Coolpix P1000

The Nikon Coolpix P1000 has a rotating LCD screen to help with composition from different angles.

Shoot for the moon

When a camera has a dedicated "moon" mode, you know it has some serious telephoto power. With 125X optical zoom, the Nikon P1000 boasts the most powerful lens ever used on a Coolpix camera — or any other camera that I'm aware of, for that matter.

Nikon calls it "extreme zoom." This relatively compact "bridge" camera's impressive lens has a 35mm equivalent focal length of 24-3000mm, so it can cover a huge range of situations. And you aren't just limited to amazing captures of light-years-distant subjects — the P1000 can focus on subjects as close as one foot away for stunning, detailed macro images.

Explore your world effortlessly

This camera offers easy, intuitive control for photographers on all levels. Automatic settings and scene modes make it a great starting point for creative development since they let you focus on getting your composition right. When you're ready to call the shots, you can take full manual control of the P1000.

Designed with stability in mind

The P1000 uses a combination of features to give you sharp, blur-free photos. Nikon's Dual Detect Vibration Reduction system stabilizes both horizontal and vertical camera movement. The camera's grip-style body and large lens barrel let you hold it securely with both hands. And using the viewfinder to frame your shot lets you bring your arms in close for added stability.

For even more precise results, take your hands out of the equation. Mount the P1000 on a tripod and use Nikon's SnapBridge app to turn your mobile device into a wireless remote. If you'd prefer a dedicated remote, the optional Nikon ML-L7 can trigger the shutter and control various other functions on the P1000.

Features for videographers

The P1000 records movies at up to 4K resolution. Built-in time-lapse and super-lapse recording modes instantly combine still images into awesome fast-motion footage. The camera's HDMI output allows recording and playback on an external monitor, and there's also an input for adding a microphone if you want to optimize the sound quality of your video creations.

Product Highlights:

  • 16-megapixel 1/2.3" CMOS sensor
  • 125X optical zoom (up to 4X digital zoom)
  • 35mm equivalent focal length: 24-3000mm
  • 3.2" 921,000-dot rotating LCD screen with anti-reflection coating and 5-level brightness adjustment
  • 2.36-million-dot Organic LED (OLED) high-resolution electronic viewfinder for easy eye-level composition
  • mode dial for quick access to auto and manual shooting options
  • Nikon SnapBridge technology with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth for wireless image transfer to smartphones and tablets (requires free Nikon app for Apple® and Android™)
  • Dual Detect Optical Vibration Reduction reduces image blur and camera shake
  • Dynamic Fine Zoom combines optical and precision digital zoom for up to 250X zoom with minimal image degradation
  • subject tracking and target finding autofocus ensure accurate focus on the intended subject
  • built-in flash
  • includes rechargeable lithium-ion battery and battery charger, USB cable, neck strap, lens cap and hood
Exposure Modes and Controls:
  • shutter speed: 1/4000-30 seconds, bulb, time
  • variable ISO sensitivity from 100-1600 (ISO 3200, 6400 available in P, S, A or M mode)
  • 4K Ultra HD video recording
  • continuous shooting mode lets you take up to 7 shots at a rate of approximately 7 frames per second
  • Scene Auto Selector automatically optimizes camera settings for your shooting environment
  • 22 scene modes including Party/Indoor, Sunset, and Pet Portrait use optimal settings for specific subjects and shooting environments
  • Smart Portrait System uses automatic functions like Smile Mode and Blink Warning to ensure great portraits
File Formats and Storage:
  • still image storage modes: JPEG and RAW
  • records photos and video onto optional SD, SDHC, or SDXC memory cards
Connections and Dimensions:
  • high-speed USB 2.0 interface (cable included)
  • micro HDMI (Type D) output for viewing photos and videos on a TV (cable not included)
  • microphone input
  • standard 1/4" thread for tripod mounting
  • 5-13/16"W x 4-11/16"H x 7-3/16"D
  • weight: 49.9 oz.
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

What's in the Box:

  • Digital camera (black)
  • LC-77 Lens cap (installed)
  • EN-EL20a Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery with plastic terminal cover (7.2V 1110mAh 8.0Wh)
  • EH-73P AC adapter with Type A USB output (DC output: 5V 1A)
  • 36" UC-E21 USB cable (Type A USB on one end and Micro USB on other end)
  • Shoulder strap
  • HB-CP1 Lens hood
  • Quick Start Guide
  • SnapBridge Connection Guide (for Coolpix)
  • Warranty Programs sheet
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Features and Specs

General
LCD Screen Size 3.2"
Adjustable-angle LCD Yes
Wi-Fi Built-in
Touchscreen No
Waterproof No
GPS-enabled No
Lens 35mm Equivalent 24-3000mm
Optical Zoom 125x
Digital Zoom 4x
Filter Diameter 77mm
Manual Focusing Yes
Manual Exposure Yes
Built-in Flash Yes
HDMI Output Micro
Memory
Internal Memory None
Memory Media SD/SDHC/SDXC
Image
Sensor Size 1/2.3"
Megapixels 16
Image Stabilization Optical + Digital
Highest Resolution 4608 x 3456
4K Video Yes
Video Resolution 3840 x 2160
Dimensions
Width (inches) 5-3/4
Height (inches) 4-3/4
Depth (inches) 7-3/4
Weight With Battery (ounces) 50
Warranty
Parts Warranty 1 Year
Labor Warranty 1 Year

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Recording Features
Play, Edit and Print Functions
Battery Information
Inputs and Outputs Notes
Downloadable Software

Recording Features

Overview: The Nikon Coolpix P1000 is equipped with a 24-3000mm zoom lens, the most powerful zoom lens ever used in a Coolpix camera. This one-of-a-kind Nikon camera is ideal for wildlife enthusiasts, birders, sports and travel, and astrophotography. There are special shooting modes for Moon photography and Bird-watching. The Coolpix P1000 comes with a lens hood and shoulder strap.

125x Optical Zoom: The Coolpix P1000 digital camera is equipped with a 125x optical Zoom-NIKKOR ED glass lens for superb image quality. The lens has a focal length of 4.3-539mm that is equivalent to a 24-3000mm lens in 35mm photography. There are two stages of digital zoom: Dynamic Fine Zoom and full Digital Zoom. Dynamic Fine Zoom is approximately 2x the optical zoom value (up to 250x total) with little or no degradation of image quality. Beyond 2x, the full digital zoom enlarges the image up to 4x the optical zoom (up to 12000x), but with a noticeable reduction in image quality. When you move beyond the optical zoom range, the digital zoom is activated and the zoom indicator changes to blue (for Dynamic Fine Zoom), and then to yellow (for full Digital Zoom). When recording 4K movies, the digital zoom magnification is up to 3.6x.

3.2" Vari-angle LCD Monitor: The Coolpix P1000 has a 3.2" high resolution LCD monitor featuring approximately 921,000 dots, an anti-reflection coating and a 5-level brightness adjustment. The LCD monitor has approximately 99% horizontal and vertical coverage in shooting mode and approximately 100% in playback mode. The Vari-angle display swivels out 180° and rotates 270° for high- and low-angle shots, as well as self-portraits. The monitor can be turned completely around and faced inward to protect the LCD screen when using the viewfinder only or when not in use.

Electronic Viewfinder: In addition to the 3" LCD monitor, the camera has a 0.39" Electronic Viewfinder with approximately 2,359,000 dots. It has approximately 99%  horizontal and vertical coverage in shooting mode and approximately 100% in playback mode. The EVF has a diopter adjustment to allow you to set the image to your eyesight.

Image Sensor: The Coolpix P1000 features a 1/2.3" CMOS image sensor with approximately 16.79-million total pixels and 16.0-million effective pixels.

Recording Media: Images can be recorded onto SD, SDHC, or SDXC Memory cards, including UHS-I compliant cards. When an SD Memory card is inserted in the camera, the images are automatically recorded onto the card. Memory cards with an SD Speed Class rating of 6 or faster are recommended for recording movies. When recording 4K UHD movies, cards with a UHS Speed Class 3 or faster are recommended.

Zoom Memory: When the zoom control is operated, the zoom stops at the following preset focal lengths: 24mm, 28mm, 35mm, 50mm, 70mm, 85mm, 105mm, 135mm, 200mm, 300mm, 400mm, 500mm, 600mm, 800mm, 1000mm, 1200mm, 1400mm, 1600mm, 1800mm, 2000mm, 2200mm, 2400mm, 2600mm, 2800mm, and 3000mm. The function is similar to having 25 different prime lenses on a DSLR camera. You can select any or all of the presets in the menu. (Zoom Memory is only available in the P, S, A, M, or U shooting modes.) You can set the camera to a specific Startup Zoom Position in advance (24mm, 28mm, 35mm, 50mm, 70mm, 85mm, 105mm, or 135mm).

Zoom Controls: The camera features two separate zoom controls. One is located on the top surrounding the shutter release to be controlled by the right hand. The other is located on the left side of the lens barrel, for operation of the zoom by the left hand. A Snapback Zoom Button, on the left side of the lens barrel, that lets you quickly zoom out to recapture distant subjects that may have moved out of frame. When you release the button, the lens snaps back to the previous zoom position.

Dual Detect Vibration Reduction: The Coolpix P1000 offers Dual Detect Vibration Reduction (VR) image stabilization to reduce blurring caused by camera shake when shooting. The camera automatically detects the panning direction (horizontally or vertically) and compensates for camera shake by shifting the lens. For still images, the camera uses the lens-shift method of vibration reduction. For movies, a combination of lens-shift and electronic VR is used. There are four modes of VR to choose from: Normal, Active, Normal (framing first), and Active (framing first). The level of compensation for Normal and Active is higher than that of Normal (framing first) and Active (framing first).

Control Ring: The camera features a smooth operating control ring near the end of the lens. You can assign a specific function to the control ring so you can change the settings without having to pull the camera away from your eye. Options include Exposure Compensation, ISO Sensitivity, or White Balance.

Built-in Wi-Fi + Bluetooth/Nikon SnapBridge: The Coolpix P1000 has built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, which allow you to wirelessly connect the camera with your smartphone or tablet. Through the wireless connection and the Nikon SnapBridge app, you can automatically load photos and videos to your device as you take them, use your smart device to remotely take photos on the camera, or download existing pictures from the camera's memory card to your device. Once you have downloaded images to your smartphone, you can share them via email, texts, or social networking sites.

Note: The Nikon Snapbridge app is compatible with devices running Android 5.0 and up, or iOS 10.0 or later (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch).

File Formats: The Coolpix P1000 records still images in JPEG format. 4K UHD, Full HD and HD movies are recorded in MP4 format (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC stereo). You can choose Fine (1:4) or Normal (1:8) compression ratios for still images. There are seven still image size options and eight movie options:

  • Still Images:
    • 16M: 4608 x 3456
    • 8M: 3264 x 2448
    • 4M: 2272 x 1704
    • 2M: 1600 x 1200
    • 16:9 12M: 4608 x 2592
    • 3:2 14M: 4608 x 3072
    • 1:1 12M: 3456 x 3456
  • Movies:
    • 4K UHD: 3840 x 2160 (30 fps)
    • HD 1080/30p: 1920 x 1080 (30 fps)
    • HD 1080/60p: 1920 x 1080 (60 fps)
    • HD 720p/30p: 1280 x 720 (30 fps)
    • HD 720p/60p: 1280 x 720 (60 fps)
  • HS Movies (no sound recorded):
    • HS 480/4x (640 x 480): 1/4x speed playback (record up to 7 min 15 sec; playback 29 min)
    • HS 720/2x (1280 x 720): 1/2x speed playback (record up to 14 min 30 sec; playback 29 min)
    • HS 1080/0.5x (1920 x 1080): 2x speed playback (record up to 29 min; playback 14 min 30 sec)

RAW Images: RAW image data from the image sensor are saved without additional processing. RAW images are recorded in Nikon's own format RAW (NRW). RAW images cannot be processed in the camera. You will need to install Nikon ViewNX-i software on your computer to view, edit, and convert the images to JPEG or another format. If desired, you can capture one RAW image and one JPEG image (in Normal or Fine compression) simultaneously. When shooting RAW images, the image size is set to 16M 4608 x 3456.

Shooting Modes: Using the top-mounted Mode Dial, you can choose one of the following shooting modes:

  • Auto Mode: This is an automatic "point-and-shoot" mode recommended for first-time users of digital cameras.
  • Programmed Auto Mode (P): The Programmed Auto Mode is a simple point-and-shoot mode in which the majority of camera settings are controlled by the camera. The camera will automatically set the shutter speed and aperture. This mode is recommended for most situations.
  • Shutter-Priority Auto Mode (S): The Shutter-Priority Auto Mode allows you to choose the shutter speed and lets the camera select the aperture value for best results when freezing or blurring motion.
  • Aperture-Priority Auto Mode (A): The Aperture-Priority Auto Mode allows you to choose the aperture value and lets the camera select shutter speed for best results when using to blur background or bring both foreground and background into focus.
  • Manual Mode (M): The Manual Mode allows you to control exposure by adjusting the shutter speed and aperture manually.
  • User Setting Mode (U): Settings that are frequently used for P, S, A, and M shooting modes can be saved in the User Setting Mode. The saved settings can be immediately retrieved for shooting by simply rotating the mode dial to "U".
  • Creative Mode: The Creative Mode lets you apply up to five types of effects while shooting: Light (Dream, Morning, Pop, Sunday), Depth (Somber, Dramatic, Silence, Bleached), Memories (Melancholic, Pure, Denim, Toy), Classic (Sepia, Blue, Red, Pink), or Noir (Charcoal, Graphite, Binary, Carbon).
  • Scene Mode: You can select Scene Auto Selector to let the camera choose the appropriate scene setting, or manually select one of 21 scene modes: Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night Portrait, Party/indoor, Beach, Snow, Sunset, Dusk/dawn, Night Landscape, Close-up, Food, Fireworks show, Backlighting, Easy Panorama, Pet portrait, Soft, Selective Color, Multiple Exposure Lighten, Time-lapse Movie, and Superlapse Movie.
  • Moon: Lets you capture images of the moon in a telephoto position.
  • Bird-watching: For capturing images of birds in a telephoto position.

Continuous Shooting: In the P, S, A, M, or U shooting modes, you can select in the menu from the following single or continuous shooting options:

  • Single: One image is shot each time the shutter-release button is pressed.
  • Continuous H: Up to 7 pictures are shot at a rate of about 7 frames per second each time the shutter button is held down. Image size is set to 16M: 4608 x 3456 pixels.
  • Continuous L: Up to 200 pictures are shot at a rate of about 1 frame per second each time the shutter button is held down. Image size is set to 16M: 4608 x 3456 pixels.
  • Pre-shooting Cache: To avoid missing a shot, the pre-shooting cache begins when the shutter-release button is pressed halfway, and continues when the button is pressed all the way. Frame rate is about 15 fps. Up to 20 frames are captured, including up to 5 frames captured in the pre-shooting cache. Image size is fixed at 1M: 1280 x 960.
  • Continuous H 120 fps: Each time the shutter-release button, 60 frames are captured at a speed of about 120 fps or faster. Image size is fixed at VGA 640 x 480.
  • Continuous H 60 fps: Each time the shutter-release button, 60 frames are captured at a speed of about 60 fps. Image size is fixed at 16:9 2M 1920 x 1080.
  • Interval Shooting: The camera shoots still images automatically at a set interval. You can choose an interval of between 30 seconds to 60 minutes in 30-second increments.

Self-timer: The camera is equipped with a 10 second and 3 second timer for self-portraits. In addition, the camera can use face detection to detect human faces, and automatically release the shutter when a smile is detected (Smile Timer).

AF Modes: When shooting still images or movies you can choose between two auto-focus modes:

  • Single AF: The camera focuses when the shutter-release button is pressed halfway and locks at this position during recording.
  • Full-time AF: The camera constantly adjusts focus, even when the shutter-release button is not pressed.

AF Area Mode: You can select between the following AF Area Modes to determine how the camera selects the focus area for Auto Focus:

  • Face Priority: When the camera recognizes a face (front view only), the camera will focus on the face automatically.
  • Manual: You can manually select one of up to 99 focus areas in the monitor. This method is handy when the intended subject is not positioned in the center of the frame, and is relatively still. You can choose spot, normal, or wide to change the size of the movable focus area.
  • Subject Tracking: Once you select a subject to focus on, the focus area will move and follow the subject.
  • Target Finding AF: The camera will adjust the focus on what it determines to be the main subject. If no main subject is detected, it automatically selects the subject closest to the camera as the subject.

Focus Modes: You can choose a focus mode according to the subject and composition. The choices include:

  • Auto Focus: Camera automatically adjusts the focus. Focusing distances: 1' to infinity (W), 23' to infinity (T).
  • Macro Closeup: Macro mode is used for taking pictures of objects as close as 0.4"
  • Infinity: For use when shooting distant scenes through window glass or when shooting landscapes. A second infinity setting is for use when shooting the sky or a fireworks show.
  • Manual Focus: The focus can be adjusted for any subject 0.4" to infinity from the lens. The rotary multi-selector is used to adjust the focus while viewing the image on the monitor. (Only available in certain shooting modes.)

Focus Lock: The Focus Lock feature is used to focus on off-centered subjects in the frame while shooting in Center AF mode.

AF-Assist Illuminator: If lighting is poor, the AF-assist illuminator may light to assist the focus operation when the shutter-release button is pressed halfway. The illuminator has a range of about 16' at maximum wide angle and about 22' at the maximum telephoto position. You can turn this function on or off.

Exposure Compensation: You can alter the exposure from the value suggested by the camera, making pictures brighter or darker. You can adjust the exposure from -2.0 to +2.0 EV in 1/3 EV steps, using a rotary dial on the top of the camera.

Exposure Bracketing: The exposure can be changed automatically during continuous shooting. With Exposure Bracketing, the camera takes three images, one at the set exposure, one overexposed, and one underexposed. You can set the compensation interval to +/-0.3, +/-0.7, or +/-1.0.

ISO Settings: Sensitivity is the measure of how quickly the camera reacts to light. The higher the sensitivity, the less light needed to make an exposure. The camera features the following ISO settings:

  • Auto: Sensitivity is set to ISO 100 when there is sufficient lighting, and raises the sensitivity to a maximum of ISO 1600 when lighting is dim. In Movie Manual mode, the range is ISO 125-1600.
  • Fixed Range Auto: Select from two ranges in which the camera automatically sets the sensitivity: ISO 100-400 or ISO 100-800. In Movie Manual mode, you can choose ISO 125-400 or 125-800.
  • Manual: Sensitivity is locked at the set value: ISO 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, and 6400.
  • Minimum Shutter Speed: You can choose the shutter speed at which ISO sensitivity starts to be automatically adjusted when shooting in P or A mode. If the exposure is insufficient with the set shutter speed, the ISO Sensitivity automatically increases to obtain the optimal exposure.

White Balance: You can set the White Balance to Auto Normal, Auto Warm, Daylight, Incandescent, Fluorescent (FL1 cool white, FL2 day white fluorescent, FL3 daylight fluorescent), Cloudy, or Flash. You can also choose Preset Manual and use a neutral-colored object as a reference to set the white balance under unusual lighting conditions.

Color Temperature: You can choose one of 11 different Color Temperature settings (instead of a preset White Balance setting): Sodium-vapor lamps (2700K), Incandescent/Warm-white fluorescent (3000K), White Fluorescent (3700K), Cool-white fluorescent (4200K), Day white fluorescent (5000K), Direct sunlight (5200K), Flash (5400K), Cloudy (6000K), Daylight fluorescent (6500K), High temp. Mercury-vapor (7200K), and Shade (8000K).

Built-in Flash: The Coolpix P1000 has a built-in pop-up flash with a range of 1' to 41' (Wide angle) and 17' to 26' (Telephoto to 2000mm equivalent). When the focal length is equivalent to 3000mm lens, the range becomes 23'-26' at ISO 3200 and 23'-38' at ISO 6400. You can choose from the following flash modes:

  • Auto: Flash fires automatically when lighting is poor.
  • Auto with Red-eye Reduction: Pre-flash fires before main flash to reduce red-eye effect.
  • Fill Flash: Flash will fire whenever a picture is taken.
  • Slow Sync: Auto flash combined with slow shutter speeds.
  • Rear Curtain Sync: Fill flash fires just before the shutter closes, creating the effect of a stream of light behind moving objects.

Accessory Shoe: The Coolpix P1000 has an ISO 518 Accessory Hot-shoe with sync and data contacts for use with Nikon Speedlights (external flash units) or microphones. Optional Speedlights SB-5000, SB-700, or SB-500 can be used on the camera. If an external microphone is used, you can adjust the sensitivity of the microphone manually or automatically. When the Accessory Shoe is not in use, you can attach a BS-1 Accessory Shoe Cover (sold separately from the manufacturer) to protect the contacts.

Flash Exposure Compensation: You can adjust the flash output in cases where the flash is too bright or too dark. Flash Exposure Compensation lets you increase the flash output by +0.3 to +2.0 EV, or decrease the output from -0.3 to 2.0 EV.

Other Options: Nikon offers two accessories specially designed for the Coolpix P1000. The DF-M1 Dot Sight attaches to the camera's hot shoe, and helps you acquire distant objects by acting as a wide-angle targeting device. You can line up your subject in the Dot Sight in a normal field of view and maintain sight of it even at extreme magnifications. The ML-L7 wireless remote control lets you zoom in or out, change the aperture or ISO settings, start movie recordings or shoot still images without touching the camera. It connects wirelessly via Bluetooth and is extremely helpful when shooting from a tripod.

Play, Edit and Print Functions

Slide Show Playback: View pictures in the internal memory or on the memory card in an automatic slide show with 2, 3, 5, or 10 seconds between pictures. If desired, you can loop the slideshow so it will continuously play. Maximum slide show duration is 30 minutes without operation.

Thumbnail Playback: During playback, you can view multiple thumbnail images (4, 9, 16, or 72) at a time. While these "contact sheets" are displayed, you can use the multi-selector to highlight individual pictures. Highlighted pictures can be deleted, if desired.

Calendar Display: This feature displays a calendar allowing you to select and view pictures taken on the same date.

Playback Zoom: During playback, you can enlarge a still image up to 10x. Once the image is zoomed, you can use the multi-selector to scroll around to non-visible portions of the image. You can record a new picture of the cropped image by pressing the shutter button.

Mark for Upload: Still images stored in the camera can be selected in advance before transferring to a smart device via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth.

Rotate Image: Recorded pictures can be rotated 90-degrees clockwise or counter-clockwise on the unit's LCD screen.

Editing Picture: You can use the Coolpix P1000 to edit recorded pictures in-camera and store them as separate files. You can choose from the following editing functions:

  • Quick Retouch: Quick Retouch can be used to easily create retouched copies in which contrast and saturation have been enhanced.
  • D-Lighting: D-Lighting can be used to brighten dark or backlit subjects. While playing back an image, you can select the D-Lighting function, apply it, and save the corrected image without harming the properly exposed areas of the image.
  • Skin Softening: The camera recognizes faces in pictures and creates a copy with softer facial skin tones.
  • Filter Effects: You can apply the following digital filter effects: Soft Portrait, Selective Color, Cross Screen, Fisheye, Miniature Effect, Painting, Vignette, Photo Illustration, and Portrait (color + B&W).
  • Resizing Pictures (Small Picture): You can create a small copy of a recorded image. The copy will be stored as a JPEG file with a compression ratio of 1:8. You can choose from the following sizes: 640 x 480 (suited to television playback), 320 x 240 (suited to display on web pages), or 160 x 120 (suitable for email attachments).
  • Crop: Creates a copy containing only a portion visible on the monitor.

Multi-Language Menu: You can choose from 36 different menu display languages including English, Spanish and French.

Printing Pictures: You can print pictures stored in the internal memory or on the memory card using the following methods:

  • Printer or Photo Lab: insert the memory card into a printer, or take the memory card to a digital photo lab.
  • PictBridge-compatible Printer: connect the camera to a PictBridge-compatible printer via USB cable
  • Transferring to Computer: transfer the images to a computer before printing them via USB

Battery Information

Power Requirements: The Coolpix P1000 is powered by a supplied rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery (EN-EL20a). The battery is charged using the supplied EH-71P Charging AC adapter. The supplied rechargeable battery will last up to approximately 250 still image shots or 1 hour 20 minutes of movie shooting on one charge. A fully-exhausted battery charges in about 3 hours using the supplied EH-73P Charging AC Adapter. You can also charge the battery in the camera in about 3 hours 30 minutes when it is connected to a computer via USB.

Auto Off: When the camera is operated on battery power, the Auto Off mode will automatically turn off the monitor to reduce the drain on the batteries if no operations are performed for the length of time specified in the Auto Off menu. The time limit for the Auto Off mode can be set to 30 seconds, 1 minute, 5 minutes or 30 minutes.

Inputs and Outputs Notes

HDMI: The Coolpix P1000 is equipped with a Micro-HDMI (Type D) output, allowing you to connect the camera to an HDTV. Movies recorded in 4K can only play back on 4K-compatible TVs.

USB Port: The camera features a Micro USB port on the side of the camera for connecting the supplied USB cable (UC-E21) to download your photos to your computer or printer. The USB interface is USB 2.0 Hi-Speed compatible.

Downloadable Software

ViewNX-i: The Coolpix P1000 does not include software for organizing your photos. Nikon's ViewNX-i software can be downloaded from the Nikon website:

  • ViewNX-i: ViewNX-i enables you to transfer images and movies to your computer for viewing and editing.
  • Capture NX-D: Capture NX-D is Nikon software that enables you to fine-tune photos or change settings for NEF (RAW) pictures and save them in other formats.

Software Download Requirements: The ViewNX-i and Capture NX-D software will work with the following operating systems:

  • Windows: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 (SP1)
  • Mac: macOS High Sierra version 10.13.6, macOS Sierra version 10.12.6, OS X 10.11.6

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