Nikon Coolpix P7000

  • Nikon Coolpix P7000
83
Based on 51 scores, 65 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    18
  • Good:
    30
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    2

Pros:

  • Very good, accurate photos, Tweaks galore, Good zoom range, Top-notch LCD screen.
  • Good lowlight shooting, Solid 7X lens, Optical viewfinder, Lots of simple control dials, Comfortable in the hand, Hot shoe and lens adapter support, Reasonably good 720p video, Horizon level.
  • A nice set of shooting-focused features; optical viewfinder and built-in neutral density filter; very good photo quality for its class; comfortable, relatively streamlined shooting design.

Cons:

  • Relatively expensive, Very slow response (1.3 fps), Sub-par movie performance
  • Occasionally difficult menu system, No swivelling LCD, Needed to do more to stand out, No builtin, wired commander mode, Dodgy camera strap.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Digital Trends on 75

It’s hard to take issue with the P7000’s quality 10-megapixel images and a 7.1x wide-angle lens, and yet we’re reticent to go all in....

By Electronista on 80

Nikon's changes in the P7000 have transformed the top of the Coolpix range and given it credibility. The cleaner output, 7X lens and general attention to control are all great improvements over the P6000 introduced just last year. If you're...

By DigitalCameraReview on 90

The Nikon P7000 is an excellent advanced compact in its own right with exceptional image quality, but it falls just a hair short of the Canon G12's...

By DigitalVersus on 80

The P7000 should have marked Nikon's big comeback to the expert compact market. Unfortunately, a picture quality that could be better in telephoto mode and an irritating overall slowness don't really make this camera a match for the Canon...

By cnet on 77

The Coolpix P7000 is a fine camera that lots of enthusiasts will appreciate for its smart shooting design, interesting feature set, and worthy photo...

By Expert Reviews on 60

High image quality and lots of impressive features, but painfully slow menus are enough to put us off...

By Here's How on -

This is a very solid camera with traditional styling, a small zooming optical viewfinder and some mechanical dials. The P7000 is quite affordable for a prosumer camera with a wide-range zoom lens, and offers maximum value for the...

By T3 Magazine on 100

This brick of a camera boasts a battleship-tough build and comprehensively featured control layout with rangefinder-style dials that resemble a digital SLR with the lens mount removed. So for DSLR owners who want a more portable alternative that...

By Camera Gear Guide on 60

With its new sensor, new form factor, and impressive specifications, the Nikon Coolpix P7000 should be more than just a contender in the enthusiast’s compact camera category. If we just analyzed image quality, build, and even video functionality,...

By PCWorld on 80

The Coolpix P7000 combines great image quality, extensive manual controls, and a 7.1X optical zoom lens. DSLR owners should feel at home behind the wheel, but the unit's button-heavy interface may intimidate novice users....

By The Digital Camera Resource Page on -

The Coolpix P7000 ($499 MSRP) is Nikon's flagship compact camera. It features a larger-than-average 10 Megapixel CCD, a 7.1X (28 - 200 mm) lens with image stabilization, a large and sharp 3-inch LCD, full manual controls, plenty of optional...

By Photo Review Australia on 80

It's taken a while for us to get our hands on Nikon's Coolpix P7000, although we've reviewed its main rivals: Canon's PowerShot G12 and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5. There's clearly a market for a competent, pocketable camera that...

By Stuff.tv on 80

A good super-compact, but not a great one. The P7000 is living in the shadow of Canon's G-series...

By 5FWD on 100

You’d be hard pressed to find another compact with such an array of manual features. An ideal DSLR substitute when you’re on the go.Nikon Coolpix P7000 is tagged with Nikon, Coolpix, Coolpix P7000 and digital camera. Select a tag (Nikon, for...

By Trusted Reviews on 90

The top end of the digital compact camera is a pretty exclusive place. You can count the number of semi-pro advanced compacts on the fingers of one hand, and still have a digit or two left over to scratch your head with as you figure out...

By techcrunch.com on -

Despite the problems I’ve ran into with it, the P7000 is a good camera. I’ve been using it since October (the recent Multi-Tool gift guide was shot with it exclusively). I have no reservations recommending the P7000 to any level of user, and...

By The Imaging Resource on -

Just a few years ago, the market for feature-rich, fixed-lens compact digital cameras was busy and hard-fought, with a large number of manufacturers offering flagship models with top-notch image quality, and an array of manual controls. With the...

By Digital Camera Buyer on 80

The P7000 sports the advanced features that you would expect from a pro compact. It’s retro styling veers dangerously close to the popular Canon PowerShot G12, but this is no bad thing.Overall Our provides the latest photography news, reviews,...

By TechRadar on 80

The revamped Coolpix line of Nikon compact cameras certainly has the look of quality. With the new Nikon P7000's classic black body and a range of manual dials, it seems on the surface perfect for photographers who know what they're doing and...

By ePHOTOzine on 70

If a camera could be judged on image quality alone, the COOLPIX P7000 Nikon would be a sure-fire winner. Images are generally detailed, contrasty and colourful. The performance at high ISO settings is pretty decent for a camera of this type...