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Nikon Coolpix P7700 Hands-On Preview

Nikon Coolpix P7700 Hands-On Preview - We go hands on with the new Nikon Coolpix P7700 - the new serious compact, with a bright f/2.0-4.0 lens.

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Category : Compact Cameras
Product : Nikon COOLPIX P7700
Price : £15
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Nikon Coolpix P7700 (10) (Custom)

The Nikon Coolpix P7700 features a vari-angle screen and a brighter f/2.0-4.0 lens when compared to the f/2.8 - 5.6 on the Nikon Coolpix P7100,  although it does have the same 7.1x optical zoom range. The new model has a 12mp 1/1.7 CMOS sensor (instead of the CCD sensor on the last model) and features 8fps continuous shooting.

The Nikon Coolpix P7700 is slightly more compact than the P7100 with the added bonus of the larger, brighter and better lens.  The camera has a large hand grip at the front and numerous external controls that make it quick and easy to make setting changes. Unfortunately, the model on display was a non-working sample, so we were unable to take any photos or play with the camera's menu system. However, we will be putting the camera through a full test when working models become available.

The camera is priced at £499.99 and is available in black from 27 September 2012.

For more information about the camera, take a look at our news story.

Nikon Coolpix P7700 (3) (Custom)

Nikon COOLPIX P7700 Hands-On Photos of Equipment



Nikon COOLPIX P7700 Specifications

ManufacturerNikon
Lens
Max Aperturef/2 - f/4
35mm equivalent28mm - 200mm
Optical Zoom7.1x
Image Sensor
CCD pixels12.2Mp (Megapixels)
Pixels (W)4000
Pixels (H)3000
Sensor TypeCMOS
Sensor Size1/1.7 inch
Sensor Size (width)No Data
Sensor Size (height)No Data
Aspect Ratio
  • 4:3
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
  • 1:1
LCD Monitor
LCD Monitor3in
Screen resolution921,000 dots
Touch ScreenNo
Focusing
Min Focus2cm
Focusing modes
  • Autofocus
  • Manual
  • Face Detection
  • Centre
Exposure Control
Shutter speeds shortest1/4000sec
Shutter speeds longest60sec
Exp modes
  • Program
  • Aperture-Priority
  • Shutter-Priority
  • Manual
  • Scene modes
  • A
Metering
  • Centre-weighted - Average
  • Spot
ISO sensitivity80 - 6400
White balance
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Bracket
  • Outdoors/Daylight
  • Cloudy
  • Incandescent
  • Fluorescent
  • Flash
Exposure Comp+/-3
Shooting Options
Continuous shooting8fps
Video
Movie modeYes
Video Resolution
  • 1920x1080
  • 1280x720 720p
  • 640x480 VGA
Video FPS30
Stereo SoundYes
Optical Zoom with VideoYes
Other Features
Image StabilisationYes
Interface
HDMIYes
USBUSB 2
Wi-FiNo
Storage
Card Type
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
File Type
  • RAW
  • JPG
  • RAW + JPG
Power Source
Battery TypeRechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL14
CIPA Rating330
Box Contents
Box ContentsCamera Strap, Lens Cap LC-CP26 (attached to the camera body), Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL14 (with terminal cover), Battery Charger MH-24, USB Cable UC-E17, Audio Video Cable EG-CP16, ViewNX 2 CD, Reference Manual CD
Dimensions
Weight392g
Width118.5mm
Height72.5mm
Depth50.4mm

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Photographs taken using the Nikon COOLPIX P7700

Metal & MudRefueling StopUnder The Bow at TobermoryNite busBus PixTrack DetailMt. Airy Station, Philadelphia, PALines and CurvesBegoniaYellow TulipsOrange daiseysAbandoned TrainNitebeastDP World - Stanford Le HopeSpider on lizard skeleton
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Comments


Chaitanya 4 14 1 India
29 Aug 2012 1:34PM
looks like this is a very good backup camera, lots of buttons and dials around the camera for manual control and no OVF. Also lens seems to have a decent range with relatively fast aperture.

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josa 2 25 Czech Republic
29 Aug 2012 3:30PM
It took Nikon many, many years but finally it's here...now, put bigger sensor in P310 and we have a deal...

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