New Patent: Nikon 100X Optical Zoom Range (24-2400mm)

Nikon Coolpix P900 super zoom camera

The current Nikon Coolpix P900 (83X zoom)

Nikon Japan has just filed a new patent for the 100x optical zoom range for Nikon 1/2.3″ sensor compact camera. This new camera will have 100X (24-2400mm) optical zoom range and is rumored to be called Nikon Coolpix P4000.

Last year, Nikon announced the Nikon Coolpix P900featuring the world’s longest optical zoom lens, with an 83x optical zoom lens (Amazon| AdoramaB&H). 

Nikon 100x optical zoom range

From the Egami:

  • Patent Publication No. 2016-65912
    • Published 2016.4.28
    • Filing date 2014.9.24
  • Example
    • Zoom ratio 97.00
    • f 4.430 43.630 429.712
    • Fno 2.70160 5.08497 8.28574
    • ω 43.39124 5.27441 0.53600
    • Bf 0.400 0.400 0.400
    • Bf (air length equivalent) 10.972 1.642 1.623
    • TL 130.7843 173.5863 217.4697
    • TL (air length equivalent) 131.0263 173.8283 217.7117

Source: EG

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