This $1,000 camera is hiding a massive zoom lens and makes the moon appear within arm’s reach

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A few years ago, Nikon released the Coolpix P900 that had an 83x zoom that could make the moon appear close.

On Tuesday, Nikon announced the P900’s successor, which can zoom even further.

The Nikon Coolpix P1000 has a built-in lens with an astounding 125x zoom.

Nikon’s executive vice president Jay Vannater calls it a “compact” camera, and he’s not that far off. The P1000 is the size of an entry-level DSLR camera, but it weighs 50 ounces, or 1.4kg, which is pretty hefty. Still, nothing a tripod couldn’t handle.

Check out the absurb zooming capabilities of the new P1000:

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The Nikon P1000 looks like a small enough camera from this angle.

But it’s hiding a massive zoom lens.

Here’s a side-by-side look at the Nikon P1000 with the zoom extended.

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