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Nikon Coolpix P500
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Nikon Coolpix P500 Digital Camera

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12.1MP 36x CMOS Aug 2011
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36x Optical Zoom Covers All The AnglesThe 36x zoom NIKKOR lens for the COOLPIX P500 features an ED glass element, 22.5 mm wide-angle to 810 mm super-telephoto coverage, as well as a new... More
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35 Reasons For

Six Industry Awards

Experts in digital cameras love this Nikon camera and have given it six awards.

The reviewers at What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Digitaltrends.com and Alphr.com all recommend this compact camera digital camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

The reviewers at two more expert review sites endorsed this Nikon camera. This digital camera received an Ephotozine "Highly Recommended" award and Onfoto.ru decided that it was carefully designed and gave it a "Best Design" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on fourty-five expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com and Ephotozine the average expert rating of this Nikon camera is 76%.

User Reviews Are Good

The average user rating of this compact camera digital camera is 88% based on 64 user reviews.

Good Quality Lens

Twenty-two Nikon Coolpix P500 owners who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix P500 reckoned that it had a good zoom. Expert review site Pcmag.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Nikon's Coolpix P500 is a killer camera that combines sublime speed with a huge 36x zoom lens, HD-video recording” and scored the product 4 stars. Whatdigitalcamera.com wrote on expert website What Digital Camera “A huge optical zoom” in their Nikon Coolpix P500 review. Digitaltrends.com said “The new Nikon Coolpix P500 has an incredible 36x optical zoom packed into a DSLR-like body”.

One customer wrote in their reviews that it had a good autofocus. Imaging-Resource.com wrote on Imaging Resource.com “Very fast autofocus combine to make the Nikon Coolpix P500 an excellent companion camera”.

One Nikon Coolpix P500 reviewer said in their reviews that the product had a good lens. Photographyblog.com said in their review of the Nikon Coolpix P500 on PhotographyBlog.com “The P100, with the new 36x zoom lens the star of the show” and scored the Nikon Coolpix P500 80 out of 100.

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Good Quality Pictures

Some Nikon Coolpix P500 reviewers who reviewed it considered that it was able to produce good images. Cnet.com.au rated the Nikon Coolpix P500 4 stars and mentioned on expert website CNET.com.au five years ago “The P500 will suit a photographer who values plenty of features” in their Nikon Coolpix P500 review. Cnet.com.au also wrote “An incredibly long zoom rather than impeccable image quality”. Photoreview.com.au mentioned “Designed to appeal to amateur photographers who want an easy-to-carry camera that can cover most subjects” .

Several Nikon Coolpix P500 reviewers who reviewed this digital camera considered that it had a good picture resolution. Expert website Digitalcamerainfo.com wrote in their review of this digital camera five years ago “Nikon’s Coolpix P500 produces attractive exposures in all shooting scenarios.”. Techreviewsource.com wrote “The P500 is fast, powering up and shooting in an average of 2 seconds” . Expert website Goodgearguide.com.au mentioned in their review “The huge zoom range makes it versatile enough for almost any shooting tas”.

One Nikon Coolpix P500 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product was good in low light. Digitalcamerainfo.com wrote “Is particularly strong in low light and during fast-action moments” in their review.

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Good Size

A few people who purchased the product considered that it was compact. Ephotozine.com wrote on expert review site Ephotozine “A high-end compact camera from Nikon, was announced in February 2011 as the replacement for the, with more megapixels” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Ephotozine.com also said “As well as offering the most optical zoom currently available on a compact camera”. Photographyblog.com mentioned on expert website PhotographyBlog.com “The Coolpix P500 is Nikon's new super-zoom compact camera for 2011, offering a massive 36x zoom lens with a focal range of 22.5-810mm”.

One person said in their reviews that it was thick. Expert website Photographybay.com mentioned five years ago “With a broad feature set and fast performance”. One customer concluded that this digital camera was good structurally.

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Good Product Quality

A number of Nikon Coolpix P500 owners who bought it agreed that it was good quality. Five years ago Pcmag.com gave it a rating of 4 stars and mentioned in their review on PC Mag “Good image quality, speed”. In the same month expert website Techtree.com said “The build quality is very solid” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Tomsguide.com wrote “The camera can shoot 5 frames in one second at full quality” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Technical Features

A number of customers who bought this digital camera considered that it had good features. Ephotozine.com mentioned on expert review site Ephotozine “The Coolpix P500 is packed full of other useful features and produces excellent results” in their Nikon Coolpix P500 review. Pcworld.in wrote in their review “The 36X-optical-zoom Nikon Coolpix P500 is a versatile, speedy camera with features that address the needs of photo enthusiasts” and gave it a score of 4 stars. Electricpig.co.uk mentioned “It trips up on simple features and leaves us with a sense of wanting more” in their Nikon Coolpix P500 review.

Nikon Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Nikon compact camera digital cameras have good reviews on average and across all digital cameras Nikon is one of the better rated brands.

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Nice Design

Several Nikon Coolpix P500 owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was luxurious. Five years ago expert review site Infosyncworld.com mentioned in their Nikon Coolpix P500 review “Nikon Coolpix P500 Report Call it a Super, Mega, Ultra, Deluxe, Supreme, or Big Booming Zoom—the new Nikon” and gave it a score of 72 out of 100. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk said “This week it's the turn of the upmarket P500” and gave the Nikon Coolpix P500 a rating of 80 out of 100.

One person who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix P500 considered that it was neat. Expert website Dpexpert.com.au said in their review five years ago “Construction is neat” . One person mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was ergonomic.

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Robust

A few customers who bought it concluded that it was well made. Digitalversus.com wrote on expert review site Digital Versus “The Nikon P500 is a good bridge camera that's well made, relatively responsive” although they gave the Nikon Coolpix P500 a score of 60 out of 100. Five years ago expert review site Photographybay.com wrote “The P500 is a solid performer as a c”.

Good Video Capture

Some Nikon Coolpix P500 owners agreed that it was good for video recording. Whatdigitalcamera.com wrote on expert website What Digital Camera five years ago “In spite of this there's still a vari-angle screen, HD movie mode and full manu” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix P500. Photographyblog.com gave this digital camera a rating of 4 stars and wrote on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com “The 12 megapixel bridge-style Nikon P500 can capture full 1080p high-definition movies in stereo sound, has a back i”. Five years ago expert website Dcresource.com mentioned “Full HD movie recording” in their review.

Easy to Use

Some customers wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Expert website Digicambuyer.co.uk mentioned “The LCD is pleasant to use” in their review. One Nikon Coolpix P500 owner concluded that the product had a good interface. Expert website Imaging-Resource.com said in their Nikon Coolpix P500 review five years ago “An easy interface” .

Good Support

A few Nikon Coolpix P500 owners who bought the product considered that it had good technical guidance. Techtree.com said “Full manual control along with a host of options coupled with high speed” in their review of this digital camera. Five years ago Dcresource.com said “An articulating LCD, manual controls, fast continuous shooting”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One Nikon Coolpix P500 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it had a good viewfinder.

Very Big Optical Zoom

When compared to other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years that we have checked, the Coolpix P500's optical zoom of 36 times zoom factor is one of the biggest. The optical zooms of compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 2x to 50x, and the average optical zoom is 9.3x.

If you want a camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to look at the Nikon Coolpix P510 (42x and higher rated).

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most commonly supported memory card on cameras that were launched around the same time as it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Nikon Coolpix P500 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. Most of the other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix P500 do not support Full HD video.

Other digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-RX1R, or the Nikon Coolpix P310 ($499.00).

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The Coolpix P500 supports video recording, as do most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Coolpix P500.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Coolpix P500 has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix P500.

We compared all the other cameras with an image stabiliser to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix P310 ($499.00) is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Coolpix P500 has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age also have a built-in flash.

There are a number of other cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix P310 ($499.00).

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter, which is the most commonly found camera shutter on comparable spec cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The Nikon Coolpix P500 has one of the smaller closest focusing distances (only 0.01 meters) amongst cameras of this age. The smallest closest focusing distance of cameras that have been available for more than two years is 0.01m, the largest is 30m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.28m.

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Has Five White Balance Modes

The Coolpix P500 has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras that have been around for more than two years. This Nikon digital camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on cameras of a comparable type and age to the Coolpix P500. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Manual" and "Sunny" are also found on this Nikon camera.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length

Across all the cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix P500 the maximum focal lengths range from 13mm to 1,800mm. With a maximum focal length of 810 millimeters, the Coolpix P500 has a very long maximum focal length compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Coolpix P500.

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Has Two Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Coolpix P500 is more than most cameras of this spec and age. This camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most frequently found photo effect found on digital cameras of a similar type and age to the Coolpix P500. The photo effect "Sepia" is also found on this Nikon camera.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The Coolpix P500 has a fairly big internal memory (102 megabytes) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Coolpix P500. Across all the digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Coolpix P500 the internal memory range from 8MB to 8.2GB, and the average internal memory is 350MB.

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±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV Step) Flash Exposure Correction

This camera has a ±2EV (1/2| 1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction, which is the most commonly found flash exposure correction on cameras of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite High Display Resolution

Cameras of this type and age have display resolutions of between 230 pixels and 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 400,000 pixels. The Nikon Coolpix P500 has a quite high display resolution (921,000 pixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the Coolpix P500.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Coolpix P500 has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best video resolution across all digital cameras of this spec and age.

A 320 x 240 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution amongst similar types of digital camera.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of 1,100 milliampere * hour, the Nikon Coolpix P500 has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. The smallest battery capacity of compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix P500 is 170mAh, the biggest is 2,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 840mAh.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix P500 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Coolpix P500. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. This Nikon camera also supports a video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix P500.

Amongst comparable types of camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This digital camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is typical of many compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto focus, which is the most frequently found focus on compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length

The average minimum focal length of compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Coolpix P500 is 27mm, and the minimum focal lengths range from 2.6mm to 290mm. At only 22.5 millimeters, the Coolpix P500 has a very short minimum focal length compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Coolpix P500.

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19 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

One Nikon Coolpix P500 owner who purchased the product thought it was not noisy. Expert review site Alphr.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “The P500 is let down only by noisy images in anything other than the best light”.

Quite Low Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of only 12.1 megapixels, the Coolpix P500 has one of the lower megapixel counts amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. The lowest megapixel count of compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years is 0.3MP and the highest is 46MP.

Other 12.1MP cameras currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2 ($299.95).

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Like most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago, the Coolpix P500 does not support WiFi connectivity.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Coolpix P500 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the Coolpix P500 are also not 3D compatible.

Digital cameras which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2 ($299.95).

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Does Not Have a GPS

Most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Coolpix P500 do not have a GPS. The Nikon Coolpix P500 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS.

We compared all the other cameras which also have a GPS to this camera and we think the PowerShot SX230 HS, or the PowerShot SX260 HS both from Canon which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

The Coolpix P500 is not waterproof, although it is worth noting that most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years are also not waterproof.

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Only 1280 X 720 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix P500 has a 1280 x 720 still image resolution which is higher than most compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. Most similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. This digital camera also has a still image resolution of 1024 x 768. Across all digital cameras of this spec and age the still image resolution ranges from 640 x 360 to 5152 x 3864.

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Quite Short Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

The average maximum camera shutter speed of compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Coolpix P500 is 13s, and the maximum camera shutter speeds range from 0.12s to 250s. With a maximum camera shutter speed of only 2 seconds, the Coolpix P500 has a fairly short maximum camera shutter speed compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Coolpix P500.

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Only Features Two Flash Modes

The Coolpix P500 has a greater number of flash modes than most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The flash mode "Manual" is also featured on this Nikon camera.

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Very Few Total Megapixel Count

Compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years have total megapixel counts of between 10MP and 15,000,000MP, and the average total megapixel count is 52,000MP. With a total megapixel count of only 12.75 megapixels, the Coolpix P500 has a quite few total megapixel count compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Coolpix P500.

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Only Supports Two Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the Coolpix P500 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. This camera supports a WAV audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by cameras of this type and age. The audio format "AAC" is also supported by this digital camera.

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Very Heavy

With a weight of 494 grams, the Nikon Coolpix P500 is very heavy compared to most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago. The average weight of compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Coolpix P500 is 170g.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture

With a maximum aperture of only 5.7, the Coolpix P500 has a quite big maximum aperture compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Coolpix P500. The average maximum aperture of cameras that were released more than two years ago is 6.6, and the maximum apertures range from 2 to 130.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats

The number of supported image formats on the Coolpix P500 is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. This digital camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the Coolpix P500. The image format "JPEG" is also supported by this camera.

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Only 1920x1080@30fps Resolution and Capture Speed

This camera has a resolution and capture speed of 640x480@30fps|960x540@30fps|1280x720@30fps|1920x1080@30fps, which is typical of many compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Thick

When compared to other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the Coolpix P500, the Coolpix P500's depth of 102.5 millimeters is one of the thickest. The thinnest camera that came out around the same time as the Coolpix P500 is 13mm deep and the thickest is 2,200mm.

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Heavy

The average weight of compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix P500 is 5.3kg. When compared to other digital cameras of this type and age that we have checked, the Coolpix P500's weight of 0.494 kilograms is one of the heaviest.

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Quite Big Minimum ISO Speed

When compared to other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the Coolpix P500 that we have checked, the Nikon Coolpix P500's minimum ISO speed of 160 is one of the biggest. The average minimum ISO speed of compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 96, and the minimum ISO speed range from 10 to 800.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture

At 3.5, the Coolpix P500 has a fairly large minimum aperture compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the Coolpix P500. The average minimum aperture of compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Coolpix P500 is 3.2, and the minimum apertures range from 1.3 to 6.9.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Nikon Coolpix P500

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Coolpix P500 has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

There are a number of other 3" screen cameras currently available which you might also want to consider including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2 ($299.95) which has better reviews.

If this camera screen size is not large enough for you then you might also want to look at the Samsung GC100 (4.8") which is also higher rated.

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Released Over Five Years Ago

Nikon released the Coolpix P500 over five years ago.

Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Coolpix P500 has a fairly average digital zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

If this Nikon digital camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Sony DSC-WX200 (40x and higher rated).

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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MOS Sensor Type

The Coolpix P500 has a MOS sensor type which is better than the CCD sensor type found on most similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

There are a number of alternative cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available that you might also want to look at including the Samsung GC100 which has better reviews.

If the sensor type of this digital camera is too bad for you then you might want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT4 (CCD).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens
Lens Structure
Focusing
Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Focus
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
HD Type
Audio
Audio Format
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Display Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
Camera
White Balance Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Maximum Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Shot Per Battery Charge
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Included Cable
Other Features
Weight
Interface
Focal Length
Aperture Range
USB 3.0 Port
Digital SLR
Technical Details
Lens Cap Included

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Expert Reviews

(72)
20 November 2012

True, the Coolpix P500 performed horribly in our color accuracy test, but here's the thing: during our time with the camera, the images produced were nevertheless quite attractive. Not only that,...

4 December 2011

The P500 is Nikon?s latest bridge camera, taking the place of last year?s P100. Although the newcomer doesn?t fall far from the tree in terms of appearance...

28 November 2011

The 36X-optical-zoom Nikon Coolpix P500 is a versatile, speedy camera with features that address the needs of photo enthusiasts and snapshooters...

10 November 2011

The 12.1-megapixel Nikon COOLPIX P500 ($399.95, MSRP) is an integral lens camera with an incredible zoom range of 36x?that?s optical, not digital zoom and it gives you the equivalent angle of view... Read more…

17 September 2011

Digital cameras and gaming consoles are the most keenly sought after gadgets of today's times and that is the sole reason more and more number of companies are coming up with new gadgets every... Read more…

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User Reviews

(64)
Reviewed 24 April 2011 by Rover Ham
(Verified Purchase)

The Nikon P500 is the ideal camera for holidays or no frills photography although it allows for some sort of creativity. Very compact and lightweight, the menu is clear and easy to navigate.... Read more…

Reviewed 20 March 2011 by Harry
(Verified Purchase)

This camera is absolutely wonderful - EXCEPT: There's no lens hood, there's no filter thread and charging is through the camera, which ties up the camera for up to 4.5 hours! I can't believe Nikon... Read more…

Reviewed 27 August 2011 by Bry

We spent a really long time trying to find a good update for my old superzoom before going on safari. Our initial favourite was the Canon SX30IS, mostly due to the customer images on the Amazon... Read more…

Reviewed 24 July 2011 by Anistitis

I am not a professional photographer nor do I claim to be a semi pro/amateur. I am more of the average person who likes taking pictures for personal use - families, holidays and events. So with... Read more…

Reviewed 5 May 2011 by Stevep

I have recently purchased the Nikon P500 to replace my ageing Olympus SP590, so i have based this review on comparing the 2 cameras.. First impressions are important and i was very impressed with... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon p500, nikon p500r, nikon p500b, nikon p500re, nikon p500bl, nikon p500red, nikon p500bla, nikon p500blac, nikon p500black
Barcodes 00018208262564, 00018208262571, 00018208921157, 00018208921164, 00182089211574

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