The upcoming Nikon Coolpix P700 will be a ultra zoom camera with 24-2000mm f/3.5 – 8.5 lens. Previously rumor mill was for the COOLPIX P8000 which will be the replacement for the current P7800 camera.
Now according to recent rumors both compact models expected to be announced in late Spring, probably in May, 2014.
Nikon Coolpix P700 Rumored Specs, Coming With 1″ Sensor
Nikon Coolpix P700 Rumored Specifications
- Lens: 24-2000mm f/3.5 – 8.5 (full frame equivalent)
- All magnesium body with a big grip
- Very heavy: the weight is rumored to be 1.3 kg/45.8 oz
- 3.5″ LCD screen
- 1″ Aptina made sensor
- Expeed 4 image processor
- The official announcement is expected in May
If rumors are true and Nikon officially announce this model it will be interesting to see a such long lens with a 1″ sensor. Anyway we can clearly see that Nikon is following Canon’s step to produce more advanced compact cameras than the mirrorless ones.