Nikon Coolpix P950 Review

Overall Score

63

Main Features

  • 16 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • 24-2000 mm (83.3x) F2.8-6.5 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 2359k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 7 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 140 x 110 x 150 mm, 1005g.
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Nikon Coolpix P950 Overview


First introduced in January, 2020, Nikon Coolpix P950 is a 16 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CMOS sensor.


Proc and Cons of Nikon P950


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Nikon Coolpix P950 with competitors in small sensor superzoom cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Optical Image Stabilization
3840 x 2160 (4K) Max Video Resolution
AF Face Detection
921k dots Screen Resolution
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
Timelapse Recording
24 mm Wide Angle Lens
Focus Bracketing
Bluetooth Connectivity
Articulating Screen
External Flash
RAW Support
7.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
2.8 Lens at Wide
Microphone Port
2359k dot Viewfinder Resolution
Selfie Friendly Screen
Remote Control with a Smartphone
Cons
No Articulating Screen
No Environmental Sealing
Slow Lens at Tele: F6.5
No Touch Screen
Slow Lens at Wide: F2.8
Low Battery Life: 290 shots
Type Scores

Nikon Coolpix P950 has an Overall Score of 63/100 and ranked #54 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #284 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Nikon P950 Scores
Imaging score
36
Features score
83
Value for money score
77
Portability score
54
Overall score
63
Average Scores in Small Sensor Superzoom
Imaging Score
25
Features Score
51
Value For Money Score
61
Portability Score
85
Overall score
45

Physical Dimensions of Nikon P950


Nikon Coolpix P950 weighs 1005g and has external dimensions of 140 x 110 x 150mm (5.51 x 4.33 x 5.91"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras is 392g, Nikon P950 is 613 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category. Nikon P950 is more by 27mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Superzoom.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Nikon P950
1005g
Average weight
392g
Min weight
136g
Max weight
1415g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Nikon P950
150mm
Average Thickness
65mm
Min Thickness
0mm
Max Thickness
181mm

Here is the front and top view image of Nikon Coolpix P950 with the dimensions:

Nikon Coolpix P950

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Coolpix P950 Dimensions Coolpix P950
Nikon Coolpix P1000 Nikon P1000 1415 g 1005 g 146 x 119 x 181 mm 140 x 110 x 150 mm
Nikon Coolpix P900 Nikon P900 899 g 1005 g 140 x 103 x 137 mm 140 x 110 x 150 mm
Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Canon SX70 HS 608 g 1005 g 127 x 91 x 117 mm 140 x 110 x 150 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV Sony RX10 IV 1095 g 1005 g 133 x 94 x 145 mm 140 x 110 x 150 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 Panasonic FZ2500 915 g 1005 g 138 x 102 x 135 mm 140 x 110 x 150 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 Panasonic FZ1000 831 g 1005 g 137 x 99 x 131 mm 140 x 110 x 150 mm
Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ1000 II Panasonic FZ1000 II 808 g 1005 g 136 x 97 x 132 mm 140 x 110 x 150 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III Sony RX10 III 1051 g 1005 g 133 x 94 x 127 mm 140 x 110 x 150 mm

Specifications of Nikon Coolpix P950


General
Brand Nikon
Model Coolpix P950
Announced January, 2020
Body Type SLR-like (bridge)
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 1
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Articulated
Screen Resolution 921k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 2359
Viewfinder Coverage 90%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/300 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 7.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 11.50
Flash Modes n/a
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ± EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions - mm
Sensor Area 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456
Max Native ISO 6400
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB EN-EL20a lithium-ion battery & USB charger
Battery
Battery Life 290 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 1005 g
Physical Dimensions 140 x 110 x 150 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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