Nikon P7700 Review

 
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Model Name: Nikon Coolpix P7700 
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General
Model Number: P7700
Camera Format: Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $499.95
Street Price: $423.00
Date Available: 2012-09-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 14.0 oz (397 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.7 x 2.9 x 2.0 in.
(119 x 73 x 50 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 12.2
Sensor Format: 1/1.7 inch
Sensor size: 43.32mm2 (7.6mm x 5.7mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.90 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
3984 x 2656 (10.6 MP, 3:2),
3968 x 2232 (8.9 MP, 16:9),
3000 x 3000 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2272 x 1704 (3.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), MPO, 12-bit RAW (.NRW), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 8.9
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/15p)
1280x720 (30p/60p)
640x480 (30p/120p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC stereo)
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: Zoom-Nikkor ED VR; 13 elements in 10 groups
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 200 mm
Zoom Ratio: 7.10x
Aperture Range: f/2.0 (wide) / f/4.0 (tele) - f/8.0; 7-blade iris diaphragm
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 2 cm to Infinity
0.8 in to Infinity
Optical Image Stablization: Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect: Auto (9-area automatic selection), Center, Face priority, Manual with 99 focus areas, Subject tracking
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen:
Selfie Screen:
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 3200
Minimum ISO (native): 80
ISO Settings: Auto, Auto (80-200), Auto (80-400), Auto (80-800), 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600; 3200 and Hi 1=6400 (available when using P, S, A or M mode)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto 1 (Normal), Auto 2 (Warm), Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent (1/2/3), Incandescent, Cloudy, Flash, Manual (3 presets), Fine Tune By Kelvin Color Temperature Setting
Shutter Speed Range: 60 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 224-segment Matrix, Center-Weighted, Spot; metering can be focus-coupled
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night portrait, Party/indoor, Beach, Snow, Sunset, Dusk/dawn, Night landscape, Close-up, Food, Museum, Fireworks show, Black and white copy, Backlighting, Panorama, Pet portrait, 3D photography; plus Special effects (Creative monochrome, Painting, Zoom exposure, Defocus during exposure, Cross process, Soft, Nostalgic sepia, High key, Low key, Selective color), HDR, Active D-Lighting
Self Timer: 10 or 2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto with red-eye reduction, Fill flash, Manual (1/64 - full power), Slow sync, Rear curtain sync, Commander
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: [W]: 0.5 to 10m (1ft. 8 in. to 32 ft.); [T]: 0.5 to 5.5m (1ft. 8 in. to 18ft.)
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe (iTTL)
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format: 12-bit RAW (.NRW), RAW+JPEG
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC stereo)
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: Yes
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional IR remote
Connections (extended): Mini HDMI, 3.5mm Stereo Microphone Jack
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs): 3.56
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format): Unlimited
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs): 1.51
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG): Unlimited
Cycle Time Min Res (secs)  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 8.93
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res): 6
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.421
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.341
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE: 0.532
Shutter Lag with Flash: 0.490
Shutter Lag (prefocus): 0.139
Shutter Lag (continuous auto): 0.414
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 1.80
Shutdown Time: 1.90
Play -> Record Time: 2.10
Record -> Play Max Res Time: 3.10
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec): 7,485
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL14
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL14 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 330
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Fast f/2-4 lens, Optical Image Stabilization, Full HD movies using Auto, Manual, Aperture-priority or Custom movie mode, compatible with GP-1 GPS unit and ME-1 external stereo microphone, magnesium alloy body.

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