Nikon announced a new prosumer level digital camera, the CoolPix P7000, which is “an ideal traveling companion to your DSLR, according to Nikon. The P7000, joining the P100 and P6000 P-series cameras, features 10.1 Megapixel 1/1.7-inch CCD image sensor, a 7.1x zoom wide angle NIKKOR ED glass lens with 28mm wide angle, a large optical viewfinder with diopter adjustment dial and a 3-inch LCD display.
The CoolPix P7000 features 5-Way Vibration Reduction (VR) Image Stabilization System that consists of Optical VR Image Stabilization, Hybrid VR Image Stabilization by lens shift and electronic VR, Motion Detection, up to 6400 SO and Best Shot Selector (BSS). The camera offers also Subject tracking, scene auto selector, Smart Portrait System that includes Face-Priority AF and in-camera Red-eye fix.
Nikon P7000 does include full manual controls (PSAM) mode, Electronic Virtual Horizon Indicator, and in-camera editing function. It records 720p HD video and offer HDMI output. This new CoolPix will be available in late-September for $499.95.