Nikon Coolpix P90

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Nikon Coolpix P90
Nikon Coolpix P90.jpg
Type Super-zoom Point-and-shoot
Lens 24× Optical Zoom NIKKOR ED 4.6-110.4mm f2.8~5.0 (35mm format equivalent: 26-624mm)
Sensor CCD
Maximum resolution 4000 × 3000
ASA/ISO range 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 (ISO equivalent)
Storage Internal 47Mb + SD/SDHC
Flash Built in flash, manual pop-up.
Shutter mechanical and electronic
Continuous shooting 15 frame/s
Viewfinder 230.000 dots LCD panel with variable diopter
Image Processing
Custom WB Manual and outomatic
Battery EN-EL5 Li-ion
Weight 498 g (17.6 oz) inc lens cap, batteries and memory card

The Nikon Coolpix P90 was launched by Nikon on February 3, 2009 as an improved version of the Nikon Coolpix P80. It is a 12-megapixel CCD digital camera with a fixed 24× Zoom Nikkor ED glass lens giving more than twelve times image magnification fully extended. An in-camera feature compensates for lens pincushion- and barrel distortion in the image. The VR in this case refers to the vibration reduction image sensor shift system. The camera has a three-inch (76 mm) LCD display that may be folded 45 degrees downward and 90 degrees upward to facilitate shooting above-the-head or low-to-the ground images as well as traditional waist-level and eye-level viewing. The electronic eyelevel viewfinder has the same resolution as the LCD display. Switching between these alternatives is by simply depressing the DISP button next to the viewfinder.[1][2]

Most of the features otherwise are carried over from the P80 model.

A year later in March 2010, the camera was replaced by the P100 model. The significant improvement is the use of a CMOS image sensor with claimed better light sensitivity and less noise, but with 10M pixel resolution. The zoom range is increased slightly to 26X.[3]


  1. ^ Nikon Coolpix Quick Start Guide and CD
  2. ^ Nikon Coolpix P90 press release
  3. ^ Nikon Coolpix P100 press release

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