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Nikon P500 Digital Camera

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12.1MP 36x CMOS 1/2.3" Feb 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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Six Industry Awards

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

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

Two additional expert review sites liked this digital camera. This camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from Ephotozine, confirming their endorsement and it received a "Best Design" award from Onfoto.ru who thought it was well designed.

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Average Expert Reviews

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

Owner Reviews Are Good

P500 owners on average rated this camera 88%.

Good Quality Pictures

A few people who reviewed the Nikon P500 thought it was able to produce good images. Expert website Cnet.com.au mentioned in their Nikon P500 review “The P500 will suit a photographer who values plenty of features”. Cnet.com.au also mentioned “An incredibly long zoom rather than impeccable image quality”. Expert website Photoreview.com.au wrote “Designed to appeal to amateur photographers who want an easy-to-carry camera that can cover most subjects”.

A few Nikon P500 reviewers thought the Nikon P500 had a good picture resolution. Expert review site Digitalcamerainfo.com wrote in their review of this digital camera five years ago “Nikon’s Coolpix P500 produces attractive exposures in all shooting scenarios.” . Expert website Techreviewsource.com said “The P500 is fast, powering up and shooting in an average of 2 seconds”. Goodgearguide.com.au mentioned on expert website Good Gear Guide.com.au “The huge zoom range makes it versatile enough for almost any shooting tas” in their review.

One Nikon P500 reviewer who bought the Nikon P500 concluded that it was good in low light. Digitalcamerainfo.com said in their review of the Nikon P500 “Is particularly strong in low light and during fast-action moments” .

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Good Quality Lens

A number of Nikon P500 owners mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon P500 had a good zoom. Pcmag.com wrote on expert review site PC Mag five years ago “Nikon's Coolpix P500 is a killer camera that combines sublime speed with a huge 36x zoom lens, HD-video recording” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Whatdigitalcamera.com gave it a score of 4 stars and wrote on expert website What Digital Camera “A huge optical zoom”. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com said in their review of the Nikon P500 “The new Nikon Coolpix P500 has an incredible 36x optical zoom packed into a DSLR-like body”.

One Nikon P500 owner who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it had a good lens. Photographyblog.com wrote five years ago “The P100, with the new 36x zoom lens the star of the show” in their review and rated the Nikon P500 4 stars.

One Nikon P500 reviewer said in their reviews that the product had a good autofocus. Expert review site Imaging-Resource.com wrote in their Nikon P500 review five years ago “Very fast autofocus combine to make the Nikon Coolpix P500 an excellent companion camera”.

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Good Size

A few customers agreed that it was compact. Ephotozine.com gave the product a rating of 5 stars and said in their review “A high-end compact camera from Nikon, was announced in February 2011 as the replacement for the, with more megapixels”. Ephotozine.com also wrote “As well as offering the most optical zoom currently available on a compact camera”. In the same month Photographyblog.com said on expert review site 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” in their review of the Nikon P500.

One Nikon P500 reviewer who bought this digital camera thought it was good structurally. Expert website Dpexpert.com.au mentioned “Construction is neat”. One customer who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was thick. Photographybay.com said “With a broad feature set and fast performance” .

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Good Product Quality

Some people wrote in their reviews that the Nikon P500 was good quality. Expert website Pcmag.com said “Good image quality, speed”. Expert website Techtree.com said in their review of the Nikon P500 “The build quality is very solid”. Five years ago expert website Tomsguide.com said “The camera can shoot 5 frames in one second at full quality” in their Nikon P500 review.

Good Technical Features

A few people who reviewed the Nikon P500 agreed that it had good features. Expert website Ephotozine.com said “The Coolpix P500 is packed full of other useful features and produces excellent results” in their review of this digital camera. Pcworld.in mentioned “The 36X-optical-zoom Nikon Coolpix P500 is a versatile, speedy camera with features that address the needs of photo enthusiasts”. Expert website Electricpig.co.uk mentioned in their review of this digital camera “It trips up on simple features and leaves us with a sense of wanting more” nonetheless they gave the product a rating of 3 stars.

Good Brand

Compact cameras built by Nikon have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all digital cameras (not just compact cameras) and found that Nikon also has good reviews across its entire range.

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Nice Design

Several Nikon P500 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was luxurious. Five years ago Infosyncworld.com said “Nikon Coolpix P500 Report Call it a Super, Mega, Ultra, Deluxe, Supreme, or Big Booming Zoom—the new Nikon” in their review of this digital camera and scored it 4 stars. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned on expert review site Expert Reviews “This week it's the turn of the upmarket P500” in their review.

One Nikon P500 owner thought it was ergonomic. One Nikon P500 reviewer who purchased the product considered that it was neat.

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Robust

Four people mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon P500 was well made. Five years ago expert website Digitalversus.com mentioned “The Nikon P500 is a good bridge camera that's well made, relatively responsive”. Expert website Photographybay.com said “The P500 is a solid performer as a c”.

Good Video Capture

Several customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good for video recording. Expert review site Whatdigitalcamera.com wrote in their review “In spite of this there's still a vari-angle screen, HD movie mode and full manu” . Expert website Photographyblog.com said five years ago “The 12 megapixel bridge-style Nikon P500 can capture full 1080p high-definition movies in stereo sound, has a back i”. Expert review site Dcresource.com mentioned “Full HD movie recording” in their review of the Nikon P500.

Easy to Use

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use. Expert review site Digicambuyer.co.uk wrote in their review of the Nikon P500 “The LCD is pleasant to use” and rated it 4 stars. One Nikon P500 owner wrote that the product had a good interface. Imaging-Resource.com mentioned in their review of the Nikon P500 five years ago “An easy interface”.

Good Support

A number of Nikon P500 owners reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Techtree.com gave this digital camera a rating of 70 out of 100 and mentioned in their Nikon P500 review “Full manual control along with a host of options coupled with high speed”. Expert website Dcresource.com mentioned “An articulating LCD, manual controls, fast continuous shooting”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One Nikon P500 owner reckoned that it had a good viewfinder.

Fairly Big Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 36 times zoom factor, the Nikon P500 has one of the biggest optical zooms amongst comparable spec cameras of this age. Across all the cameras that have been around for more than two years the optical zooms range from 3x to 63x.

Cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might also be worth looking at include the Nikon Coolpix P510[plb_2071647_price] (42x) which also has a higher rating.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Nikon P500 supports Full HD video, unlike most of the other cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the P500 which do not support Full HD video.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on compact cameras that are a similar age to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot G16[plb_1602829_price].

Cameras with a better memory card type that might be worth looking at include the Sony DSC-WX200[plb_1609944_price] (MicroSD (TransFlash)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2)|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC) which is also higher rated.

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Nikon P500 supports video capability, unlike most of the other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the P500 which do not support video capability.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon P500 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the P500.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung SAMSUNG EX2F[plb_1609335_price].

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter type, which is the most frequently found camera shutter type on digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

With a closest focusing distance of only 0.01 meters, the Nikon P500 has a quite small closest focusing distance compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the P500. Cameras that are a similar age to the P500 have closest focusing distances of between 0.01m and 0.2m.

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Has Five White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Nikon P500 is more than most comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as it. This Nikon digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on cameras of this spec and age. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Manual" and "Sunny" are also found on this camera.

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Very Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

When compared to other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the P500 that we have checked, the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Nikon P500 of 810 millimeters is one of the longest. The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the P500 range from 18mm to 1,000mm.

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Has Two Photo Effectss

The Nikon P500 has a greater number of photo effects than most compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most frequently found photo effects found on digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the P500. The photo effects "Sepia" is also found on this Nikon camera.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of compact cameras that are a comparable age to the P500 is 6.9MB, the biggest is 8.2GB, and the average internal memory is 280MB. With an internal memory of 102 megabytes, the Nikon P500 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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

This digital camera has a ±2EV (1/2| 1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction, which is the most commonly found flash exposure correction on cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

The average display resolution (numeric) of digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the P500 is 450,000 pixels. With a display resolution (numeric) of 921,000 pixels, the Nikon P500 has a quite high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Supports Seven ISO Sensitivitys

The Nikon P500 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This digital camera supports a 160 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the P500. The ISO sensitivitys "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200" and "Auto" are also supported by this camera.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of 1,100 milliampere * hour, the Nikon P500 has one of the bigger battery capacitys amongst digital cameras of this age. The battery capacitys of cameras of this type and age range from 170mAh to 1,700mAh, and the average battery capacity is 830mAh.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Nikon 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 digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the P500. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this Nikon digital camera. In addition, this digital camera support a video resolutions of 960 x 540 pixels and 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is actually the best supported video resolution across all cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Nikon P500 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best video resolution amongst all digital cameras of a similar age and type to the P500.

The worst video resolution amongst similar types of digital camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The number of light exposure modes found on the Nikon P500 is more than most digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. This camera has an Auto light exposure modes, which is the most commonly found light exposure modes found on digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the P500. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Nikon camera.

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MOV Video Formats Supported

This digital camera supports a MOV video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported on similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is the most frequently found focus adjustment on digital cameras of a similar age and type to it.

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Supports Two Audio Formats Supporteds

The number of audio formats supported by the Nikon P500 is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera supports a WAV audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by compact cameras that have been available for more than two years. The audio formats supported "AAC" is also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago is 5mm, the longest is 39mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm. When compared to other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the P500, the Nikon P500's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 22.5 millimeters is one of the shortest.

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17 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

One person thought the product was not noisy. Five years ago Alphr.com said “The P500 is let down only by noisy images in anything other than the best light” yet they still scored it 4 stars.

Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon P500 does not have an image stabilizer, unlike most of the other compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the P500 which have an image stabilizer.

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also have an image stabilizer including the Samsung SAMSUNG EX2F[plb_1609335_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Low Megapixel

With a megapixel of only 12.1 megapixels, the Nikon P500 has one of the lower megapixels amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age. The lowest megapixel of compact cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the P500 is 0.3MP and the highest is 46MP.

If this digital camera megapixel is not high enough for you then you might also want to consider the Samsung SAMSUNG EX2F[plb_1609335_price] (12.4MP and higher rated).

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Nikon P500 does not support wi-Fi, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the P500 also do not support wi-Fi.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the P500, the Nikon P500 is not 3D.

If you want a camera that is 3D then you might want to look at the Sony DSC-WX200[plb_1609944_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Nikon P500 does not have a GPS (satellite), although keep in mind that most of the other digital cameras that have been available for more than two years also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a GPS (satellite) and we think the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS[plb_1143510_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

Most digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the P500 are not waterproof. The Nikon P500 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Only 1280 X 720 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Nikon P500 has a 1280 x 720 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most digital cameras of this age and spec. Most digital cameras that were released around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this digital camera has a still image resolution(s) of 1024 x 768. Compact cameras that were released more than two years ago still image resolution(s)s range from 640 x 360 to 5152 x 3864.

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Very Short Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

The shortest slowest camera shutter speed of digital cameras of this age and spec is 0.12s and the longest is 250s. With a slowest camera shutter speed of only 2 seconds, the Nikon P500 has a fairly short slowest camera shutter speed compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the P500.

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Only Features Two Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Nikon P500 is more than most comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This Nikon camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on cameras of a similar type and age to the P500. The flash modes "Manual" is also featured on this camera.

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Very Few Total Megapixels

The average total megapixels of compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the P500 is 16MP, and the total megapixelss range from 10MP to 48MP. The Nikon P500 has one of the less total megapixelss (only 12.75 megapixels) amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Heavy

The weights of digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the P500 range from 20g to 840g, and the average weight is 170g. With a weight of 494 grams, the Nikon P500 is one of the heaviest similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as the P500 amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age.

Digital cameras with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR[plb_383572_price] (213g).

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of only 5.7, the Nikon P500 has one of the bigger maximum aperture numbers amongst compact cameras of this age. Across all the compact cameras that are a comparable age to the P500 the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 87.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The number of supported image formats on the Nikon P500 is more than most cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This Nikon camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the P500. The image formats supported "JPEG" is also supported by this Nikon digital camera.

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Only 1920x1080@30fps Resolution At Capture Speed

This digital camera has a resolution at capture speed of 640x480@30fps|960x540@30fps|1280x720@30fps|1920x1080@30fps, which is the most frequently found resolution at capture speed on cameras of a similar age and type to it.

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Heavy

With a weight of 0.494 kilograms, the Nikon P500 is one of the heaviest digital cameras of this spec and age amongst compact cameras of this age. The average weight of cameras of this age and spec is 4.1kg, and the weights range from 0.097kg to 180kg.

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Very Big ISO Sensitivity (min)

When compared to other cameras that have been available for around the same time as the P500 that we have checked the ISO sensitivity (min) of, the Nikon P500's ISO sensitivity (min) of 160 is one of the biggest. The smallest ISO sensitivity (min) of cameras of this type and age is 10, the biggest is 200, and the average ISO sensitivity (min) is 94.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Nikon P500

Average Display Diagonal

The Nikon P500 has a pretty standard display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the P500.

If this camera display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might also want to consider the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (4.8" and higher rated).

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Released Over Six Years Ago

It was over six years ago when this compact camera digital camera was released.

Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Nikon P500 has a fairly typical digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras that are a similar age to the P500.

If you would prefer a camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might want to consider the DSC-RX1[pl_1448052_price] (9.1x and higher rated), or the DSC-WX200[pl_1609944_price] (102x and higher rated) both from Sony.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many similar spec cameras that have been around for more than two years. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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MOS Sensor Type

The Nikon P500 has a better sensor type than most similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This digital camera has a MOS sensor type, whereas most compact cameras that were released more than two years ago have a CCD sensor type.

We compared all the other digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] is also worth considering.

If the sensor type of this camera is not good enough for you then you might want to look at the Nikon Coolpix 8800[plb_1640989_price] (CCD) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Type
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Focus Adjustment
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
Focus
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
Connection to PC
HDMI
Camera
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Weight
Interface
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Aperture Range (F-F)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Ports Quantity
Digital SLR
Technical Details
Neck Strap
Lens Cap Included

6 Awards

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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

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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

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00018208262564, 00018208921157, 00182089211574

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