The COOLPIX P2 excel in terms of sheer image quality. Featuring the imaging performance of 5.1 effective megapixels, they offer ample resolution for beautiful enlargements as well as offering plenty of leeway for creative cropping. The COOLPIX P2 feature the further compositional freedom of 3.5x zoom capability too, with both models incorporating a powerful 36-126mm Zoom-Nikkor lens (35mm equivalent) that enables users to zoom in for tight compositions or zoom out to capture impressive landscapes.

Tech Specs

Type of CameraDigital Camera
Effective Pixels5.1
Image Sensor1/1.8-in. (1.42cm), high density CCD; (total pixel 5.26 millon pixel)
Image Size (Pixels)5M (2592 x 1944), 3M (2048 x 1536), 2M (1600 x 1200), 1M (1280 x 960 ), PC (1024 x 768), TV (640 x 480), 2592 x 1728 (3:2)
Lens3.5 x Zoom-Nikkor lens (35-mm [135] camera-format eqvivalent: 36 - 126mm) ;f/2.7 - f/5.2 ; Seven elements in six group
Vibration ReductionYes ( In movie mode only)
Digital ZoomUp to 4x
AutofocusContrast-detect through-the-lens (TTL) AF, AF-assist illuminator
Focus ModesAuto (nine-area automatic selection), Manual (99-area manual selection), Center (Center focus area selection)
Focus Range50 cm/1 ft. 8 in. - infinity ; macro mode 4cm/1.6 in (W) - infinity
LCD Monitor Size2.5- inch (6.35cm)
LCD Monitor2.5-in. (6.35cm), 110,000 - dot, amorphous silicon TFT transflective LCD with brightness adjustment
Storage MediaInternal Memory and SD card
File FormatCompressed (JPEG-baseline-compliant) (1:4,1:8,1:16) , QuickTime Movies, Sound File: WAV
File SystemCompliant with Design Rule for Camera File System (DCF), Exif 2.2, and Digital Print Order Format (DPOF)
Shooting ModesAuto, Programmed Auto [P], Aperture priority Auto [A], Scene (Panorama assist, Beach/Snow. Museum, Copy, Sport), Blur Warning, BSS (Best Shot Selector), Data imprint , Video Recording
Scene ModesPortrait [Face AF], Portrait, Party/Indoor, Night Portrait, Landscape, Night landscape, Sunset, Dusk/Dawn,Firework show, Back light, Close up
Capture ModesSingle, Continuous (approx. 2.5fps), Ultra HS (up to 40 pictures at up to 30fps), Multishot 16 (16fps/1/16 in size), 5 Shot buffer (approx. 1.2fps), Interval timer shooting.
Video RecordingYes (with sound)
Exposure Metering System256-segment matrix, Spot, Spot AF area, Center-weighted
Exposure ControlProgrammed auto, Aperture-priority auto, Exposure compensation (-2.0 - +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV), Auto Bracketing
Exposure Metering Range (at normal temperature [68°F/20°C], ISO 100 equivalent, f/1.4 lens)W: -1.0 - +19.0 EV, T: +0.5 - + 19.0 EV
Maximum Shutter1/2000
Minimum Shutter8
ShutterMechnical and charge-coupled electronic shutter; Speed: 8-1/2000s
ApertureThree-blade hexagonal iris diaphragm
SensitivityApprox. equivalent to ISO 64, 100, 200, 400; (auto gain to ISO 200 equivalent)
Self-Timer10 sec. duration or 3 sec. duration
Flash ControlSensor Flash system
Flash Sync ModesAuto, Auto with Red-eye Reduction (In-Camera Red-Eye Fix), Flash Cancel, Anytime Flash, Slow Sync and Rear Curtain Sync.
InterfaceHi-Speed USB 2.0, IEEE802.11/b11g
I/O TerminalDC in; Digital I/O (audio-visual out and USB)
Wireless CapabilityIEEE802.11b/g, wireless range up to 30m(depending on environment)
Supported LanguagesGerman,English,Spanish,French,Italian, Dutch, Swedish, Japanese, Simpfied Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Russian selectable in the menu display
Power RequirementsOne Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL8 (supplied), AC Adapter EH-62C (Optional)
Battery Life (on a fully charged battery)Approx. 190 shots with EN-EL8 Rechargeable Battery
DimensionsApprox.91 x 60 x 39mm
Supplied Accessories (may differ by country or area)Rechargeable Li-ion battery EN-EL8, Battery Charger MH-62, USB Cable, Audio Video Cable, Strap, PictureProject CD-ROM
Weight (without batteries and memory card)Approx. 170g