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Nikon Coolpix P500

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Nikon Coolpix P500

$774.99
Nikon Coolpix P500
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A multi award winning and good spec compact camera, with an enormous 36x optical zoom but representing only middle of the road value for money
Compact 12.1MP 36x Yes Mar 2011
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Nikon Coolpix P500 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix P500 number 509 across all digital cameras.
92
Reviews
160 Reviews + 6 Awards
61
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 82%, based on 160 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
36x optical zoom covers all the angles
Versatile high-speed continuous shooting options
High image quality for stills and video
Full HD movie recording with stereo sound
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution
Lower than average megapixels

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Nikon Coolpix P500 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $774.99 it is more expensive than 61% of cameras.

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Features

Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Coolpix P500 has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Cameras resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

The Coolpix P500's sensor megapixels of only 12.1MP is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 19% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The lowest megapixels of digital cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Nikon Coolpix P500 of 36x is bigger than 90% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The Coolpix P500 has a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. That's 85% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). A video resolution of 640 x 480 is known as VGA.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Nikon Coolpix P500's minimum aperture number of 3.5 is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 6% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix P500 has an image stabilizer. 78% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The Nikon Coolpix P500's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 3,200 is lower than 67% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the Coolpix P500 of 494g is in the heaviest 18% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon Coolpix P500 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Coolpix P500 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 76% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

The internal memory of the Coolpix P500 of 102MB is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 6% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The smallest internal memory of digital cameras is 1MB, the biggest is 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Coolpix P500 supports video capability. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Coolpix P500 has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Coolpix P500 of 3" is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 77% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Coolpix P500 has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 83% of digital cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the Nikon Coolpix P500 of 0.494kg is heavier than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 14% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the cameras the weights range from 0.095kg to 1.3kg, and the average weight is 0.25kg.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

Across all the digital cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Nikon Coolpix P500 of 921,000 pixels is in the highest 27% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1024 X 768 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix P500 supports a maximum still image resolution of 1024 x 768. That's 73% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. The worst resolution of all cameras is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Only 220 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Coolpix P500 which takes 220 battery life.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Coolpix P500 of 0.435" is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 31% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Coolpix P500 has a touchscreen, unlike 83% of cameras which do not have a touchscreen.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other cameras, the Coolpix P500 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Average Digital Zoom

The Coolpix P500's digital zoom of 4x is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 61% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

0018208262571

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00018208262564, 00018208921157, 00182089211574

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