Nikon Coolpix P950 Digital Camera


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Nikon Coolpix P950

Key Features:
  • 16MP Photo Resolution
  • 83x Optical Zoom
  • Dual Detect Optical Vibration Reduction
  • High Sensitivity Max ISO6400 
  • 3.0-Inch Vari-Angle LCD + 2.4M Dot EVF
  • 4K Ultra-HD + Full HD Video Recording
  • Built-in Wi-Fi + GPS Connectivity

Introducing the Nikon Coolpix P950, a powerhouse of imaging technology designed to elevate your photography experience to new heights. With its impressive 83x optical zoom, this digital camera allows you to capture breathtaking details from a distance, bringing far-off subjects closer than ever before. The P950 is equipped with a 16-megapixel CMOS sensor, ensuring stunning image quality with vibrant colors and sharp clarity. Whether you're a wildlife enthusiast, a travel blogger, or simply a photography enthusiast, the P950's versatile shooting capabilities cater to all your creative needs.

Navigate through the intuitive controls and compose your shots effortlessly with the vari-angle LCD screen, providing flexibility to shoot from various angles. The built-in electronic viewfinder adds precision to your framing, especially in bright sunlight. Take advantage of the P950's 4K UHD video recording capability to capture not only stills but also immersive videos with incredible detail. The camera's advanced Dual Detect Optical VR (Vibration Reduction) ensures steady shots, even at high zoom levels, minimizing the effects of camera shake for sharp, blur-free images.

Enhance your creativity with various shooting modes, tailored to specific scenarios. The P950 also features RAW compatibility, allowing professional photographers to maximize post-processing capabilities. Additionally, built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity make it seamless to share your masterpieces instantly or remotely control the camera from your smartphone.

Compact yet robust, the Nikon Coolpix P950 is the perfect companion for photographers who demand exceptional zoom capabilities without sacrificing image quality. Whether you're capturing landscapes, wildlife, or celestial wonders, the P950 empowers you to push the boundaries of your creativity and document the world in stunning detail. Elevate your photography game with the Nikon Coolpix P950 – where innovation meets precision.


Compact digital camera

Effective pixels

16.0 million (Image processing may reduce the number of effective pixels.)

Image sensor

1/2.3-in. type CMOS Total pixels: approx. 16.79 million


NIKKOR lens with 83 x optical zoom

Focal length

4.3 to 357 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 24 to 2000 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)


f/ 2.8 to 6.5


16 elements in 12 groups (5 ED lens elements and 1 super ED lens element)

Digital zoom magnification

Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 8000 mm lens in 35mm [135] format) Up to 3.6x when recording movies with [2160/30p] (4K UHD) or [2160/25p] (4K UHD)

Vibration reduction

Lens shift (still images) Combination of lens shift and electronic VR (movies)

Autofocus system

Contrast-detect AF

Focus range

[W]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to ∞ [T]: Approx. 5.0 m (16 ft 5 in.) to ∞ Macro close-up: [W]: Approx. 1 cm (0.4 in.) to ∞ [T]: Approx. 5.0 m (16 ft 5 in.) to ∞ (All distances measured from centre of front surface of lens)

Focus-area selection

Target finding AF, face priority, manual (spot), manual (normal), manual (wide), subject tracking, centre (spot), centre (normal), centre (wide)


Electronic viewfinder, 1 cm (0.39-in.), approx. 2359k-dot OLED with the diopter adjustment function (‑3 to +3 m(*1))

Frame coverage (shooting mode)

Approx. 99% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)

Frame coverage (playback mode)

Approx. 100% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)

Monitor size

8.1 cm (3.2-in.)

Monitor resolution

Approx. 921 k-dot, (RGB), wide viewing angle TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating and 5-level brightness adjustment, vari-angle TFT LCD

Frame coverage (shooting mode)

Approx. 99% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)

Frame coverage (playback mode)

Approx. 100% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)



File system

DCF and Exif 2.31 compliant

File formats

Still images: JPEG, RAW (NRW) (Nikon’s own format) Movies: MP4 (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC stereo)

Still image

16 M [4608x3456], 8 M [3264x2448], 4 M [2272x1704], 2 M [1600x1200], 16:9 12 M [4608x2592], 3:2 14 M [4608x3072], 1:1 12 M [3456x3456]


2160/30p (4K UHD), 2160/25p (4K UHD), 1080/30p, 1080/25p, 1080/60p, 1080/50p, 720/30p, 720/25p, 720/60p, 720/50p, HS 480/4x, HS 720/2x, HS 1080/0.5x

ISO sensitivity (Standard output sensitivity)

ISO 100 to 1600 [100-400], [100-800], [100-1600] (default setting), [100-3200], [100-6400], [100], [200], [400], [800], [1600], [3200], and [6400] are available when using P, S, A, M, U, or Movie manual mode

Metering mode

Matrix, centre-weighted, spot

Exposure control

Programmed auto exposure with flexible program, shutter-priority auto, aperture-priority auto, manual, exposure bracketing, exposure compensation (–2.0 to +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)

Shutter type

Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter

Shutter speed

1/2000 to 1 s In P, A mode, 1/2000 to 2 s (at ISO sensitivity [100-1600]) or 1/2000 to 30 s (when ISO sensitivity is fixed at [100]) In S, M mode, 1/4000 (at wide-angle position, with largest f-number setting (smallest aperture)) to 30 s (can be set at ISO sensitivity 3200 or lower) Bulb and Time setting (can be set when ISO sensitivity is 1600 or lower in M mode): Up to 60 seconds When recording movies, 1/8000 to 1/30 s (at Frame rate [30 fps (30p/60p)]) or 1/8000 to 1/25 s (at Frame rate [25 fps (25p/50p)])

Flash sync speed

Synchronizes with all shutter speeds


Electronically-controlled 6-blade iris diaphragm


10 steps of 1/3 EV (W) (A, M mode)

Built-in flash


Range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: [100-1600])

[W]: 0.5 to 11.5 m (1 ft 8 in. to 37 ft) [T]: 5.0 to 7.0 m (16 ft 5 in. to 22 ft)


TTL auto flash with monitor pre-flashes

Flash exposure compensation

In steps of 1/3 EV in the range between –2 and +2 EV

Accessory shoe

ISO 518 hot-shoe with sync and data contacts and safety lock

USB connector

Micro-USB connector (Do not use any USB cable other than the included UC-E21 USB Cable.), Hi-Speed USB

HDMI output connector

HDMI micro connector (Type D)

External microphone connector

Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter; plug-in power supported)

Accessory terminal

Compatible with the following accessories (available separately): MC-DC2 Remote Cord WR-R10/WR-1 Wireless Remote Controller


IEEE 802.11b/g (standard wireless LAN protocol)

Operating frequency

2412 to 2462 MHz (1 to 11 channels)

Maximum output power

9.2 dBm (EIRP)


Open system, WPA2-PSK

Communication protocols

Bluetooth Specification Version 4.1

Operating frequency

Bluetooth: 2402 to 2480 MHz Bluetooth Low Energy: 2402 to 2480 MHz

Maximum output power

Bluetooth: 7.2 dBm (EIRP) Bluetooth Low Energy: 7.2 dBm (EIRP)

Power sources

One EN-EL20a Rechargeable Li-ion Battery (included) EH-5d AC Adapter; requires EP-5C Power Connector (available separately)

Charging time

Approx. 3 h (when using EH-73P/EH-73PCH Charging AC Adapter and when no charge remains)

Battery life of still shooting

Approx. 290 shots when using EN-EL20a

Battery life of movies (actual battery life for recording)

Approx. 1 h 20 min when using EN-EL20a

Tripod socket

1/4 (ISO 1222)

Dimensions (WxHxD)

Approx. 140.2 x 109.6 x 149.8mm (excluding projections)


Approx. 1005g (including battery and memory card)


0°C to 40°C


85% or less (no condensation)

Supplied Accessories

Strap, LC-67 Lens Cap, EN-EL20a Rechargeable Li-ion Battery, EH-73P Charging AC Adapter (A plug adapter is attached depending on the country or region of purchase. The shape of the plug adapter varies with the country or region of purchase), UC-E21 USB Cable, HN-CP20 Lens Hood

  • Nikon COOLPIX P950 Digital Camera
  • Nikon Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (7.2V, 1110mAh) (EN-EL20a )
  • Nikon Charging AC Adapter (EH-73P)
  • Nikon USB Type-A Male to Type-B Micro Male Cable (UC-E21)
  • Nikon Camera Strap (AN-DC3)
  • Nikon 67mm Snap-On Lens Cap
  • Lens Hood (HN-CP20)

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