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Nikon Coolpix B500

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Key specs

  • BSI-CMOS
  • 6.17 x 4.55 mm
  • 16 megapixels
  • 4608;3456 px
  • 6.5
  • Contrast Detect (sensor);Multi-area;Center;Selective single-point;Tracking;Single;Continuous;Face Detection;Live View
  • 3 in
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Nikon Coolpix B500 Full Specifications

Sensor

Sensor typeCMOS
Sensor size6.17 x 4.55 mm
Sensor photo detectors17 Mpx
Effective pixels16 Mpx
Image ratio w:h4:3
Max resolution4608, 3456

Image

ISO Auto
ISO minimum125
ISO maximum6400
Boosted ISO minimum125
Boosted ISO maximum1600
Maximum image resolution4608, 3456
White balance presets5
White balance modesAuto
Custom white balance
Image stabilizer
Image stabilization typeOptical
Uncompressed format
Supported image file formatsJPEG XR

Optics & Focus

Optical zoom40 x
Digital zoom4 x
Minimum aperture3
Maximum aperture-2
Focal length equiv23–900 mm
Focus adjustmentAuto/Manual
AutofocusContrast Detection Auto Focus
Manual focus
Normal focus range11.81 in
Macro focus range0.39 in
Image stabiliserOptical, Electronic
Filter thread
Folded optics

Screen / viewfinder

Articulated LCDTilting
Screen technologyLCD TFT
Screen size3.00 in
Screen dots921000
Touch screen
Field of view98 %
Live view
ViewfinderNone
Viewfinder magnification4 x
Flip-out screen

Photography features

Shooting modesAuto, Manual
Camera shutter typeElectronic
Minimum shutter speed1 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/4000 sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure mode
Exposure compensation plus2
Exposure compensation minus-2
Expousure compensation steps1/3
Self-timer delay2, 5, 10
Subject / scene modes
Built-in flash
Flash range271.65 in
External flash
Continuous drive7.4 fps
Scene modes
Beach, Close-up , Dawn, Dusk, Fireworks, Food, Moon, Night landscape, Panorama, Party , Pet, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset, Landscape
Self-timer
Metering modesMulti, Center-weighted, Spot
Flash modesAuto
3D support
Manual settings
Self-timer options2, 5, 10

Videography features

Maximum resolution1920, 1080
Recording resolutions640 x 480, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080
HD typeNot supported
Supported video file formatsH.264, MP4, MPEG-4
Max resolution (highest frame rate)1920x1080
Max frame rate (highest resolution)60 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)60 fps
Video recording

Audio features

Supported audio file formatsAAC
Built-in microphone
Microphone typeStereo
Speaker typeMono

Dimensions

Body typeBridge
Colour of productBlack, Purple, Red
Weight1.19 lb
Width4.47 in
Height3.08 in
Depth3.74 in
Environmentally sealed

Storage

Memory slots1
Compatible memory cardsSD, SDHC, SDXC
Storage typesSD, SDHC, SDXC
Internal storage20 mB
Camera file systemDCF, Exif 2.3

Power

Power source typeBattery
Battery life (CIPA)600
Battery technology
Nickel-Metal Hydride
Rechargeable battery
Number of batteries supported4

Connectivity

USB version2.0
HDMI
yes
HDMI connector typeMicro
Headphone port
Microphone port
WirelessBuilt-In
Supported WiFi typesIEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g
DC-in jack
Remote control
NFC
PictBridge
Bluetooth
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
AV output
Bluetooth version4.1

Other features

Orientation sensor
GPS
DLNA certified
Languages support
ARA, BEN, BUL, CHI , CHI , CZE, DAN, DEU, ENG, FIN, FRE, GRE, HIN, HUN, INC, ITA, JPN, KOR, NOR, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SER, SWE, TUR, UKR
Tripod mounting supported
Tripod thread1.00 in

Nikon Coolpix B500 Online reviews

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Nikon COOLPIX B500 review - | Cameralabs
The Nikon COOLPIX B500 is a budget super-zoom with 16 Megapixels and a 40x optical. It has a hinged screen, is powered by four AA batteries and features built-in Wifi with Nikon's SnapBridge. It's a good specification for the money, but up against compelling competition. Does the B500 hit a sweetspot? Find out in Ken's review!…Read more