Nikon Coolpix P1

Announced Sep 1, 2005 •
8 megapixels | 2.5 screen | 35 – 126 mm (3.6×)
duncanh
 
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I have been dissapointed with this camera aver since I started using it about one year ago. This is my first digital camera: I previously used 35mm SLR's and a Ricoh GR1 compact. Coming from this to the Nikon digital (it was a gift - I didn't choose it) has been fairly horrible. The construction is poor - a very light plastic case, a lens which has considerable movement from side to side when extended, the selector dial which turns if you so much as brush a finger against it. Features are ...

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Daniel Soh
 
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A light holiday camera that offer basic settings, that does offer opportunities for good images. Red-eye setting in-camera is not worth the wait before the next shot.

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singletond
 
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Comparison between Nikon Coolpix P1 & old Minolta Maxxum 3000i SLR 35-70 mm zoom. P1 has Nikkor x 3.5 zoom, 36-126 mm (35mm equivalent), 7 elements in 6 groups, max aperture f2.7 @ 36 mm & f5.2 @126 mm. Minolta (with Kodak Max 400 GC film) has x 2 zoom 35-70 mm zoom, f 4. Took shots of test cards @ 22 feet; one each at center, bottom left corner & bottom center of the scene. Card had font from 72, 48, 36, 28 then down by 2s to 8 point & with blue & & stripe for chromatic aberration check. ...

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