Nikon’s two new COOLPIX cameras amp up zooming capabilities

Meet the COOLPIX A1000 and the COOLPIX B600.

Nikon Coolpix A1000
The Nikon COOLPIX A1000 is built around a 16-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor and has a 35x optical zoom lens.Nikon

Nikon is breathing life into the COOLPIX line with two new pocket-sized compact cameras aimed at shooters looking for something more advanced than a smartphone.

Nikon Coolpix A1000
The zoom lens has a range of 24mm-840mm.Nikon

The COOLPIX A1000 is built around a 16-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor, has a 35x optical zoom lens with a range of 24mm-840mm, and the ability to shoot 4K UHD video. Here is what else we know about it:

  • ISO range up to 6400
  • 1166k-dot electronic eye-level viewfinder
  • Lens-shift vibration reduction for sharp images in low light scenarios
  • 1036K-dot 3-inch tilting touchscreen display
  • Active D-lighting function helps reduce loss of detail in highlights and shadows during high contrast lighting situations
  • Snap Back Zoom and Side Zoom allow users to adjust settings while using viewfinder
  • Macro shooting mode
  • Five pre-set Creative Modes and 20 different image effects
  • Built-in WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity for easy sharing
  • Available in March 2019 for $479.95
Nikon Coolpix B600
The Nikon COOLPIX B600 has an impressive 60x optical zoom lens with a range of 24mm-1440mm.Nikon

The COOLPIX B600 is built around a 16-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor with an advanced EXPEED image-processing engine, a 60x optical zoom lens with a range of 24mm-1440mm. Here is what else we know about it:

  • Macro shooting mode allows photographers to shoot as close as 1cm
  • Built-in Vibration Reduction
  • 19 built in automatic scene modes
  • 36 different in-camera creative effects
  • Snap Back Zoom and Side Zoom allow users to adjust settings while using viewfinder
  • 1080/60i (50i) and 1080/30P Full HD video recording
  • Built-in WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity for easy sharing
  • Available in March 2019 for $329.95