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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
  • no
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Nikon Coolpix B500 Full Specifications

Sensor

CMOS
6.17 x 4.55 mm
17 Mpx
16 Mpx
4:3
4608, 3456

Image

Yes
125
6400
125
1600
4608, 3456
5
Auto
Yes
JPEG XR
Yes
Optical
No

Optics and focus

40 x
4 x
3
-2
23–900 mm
Auto/Manual
Contrast Detection Auto Focus
No
11.81 in
0.39 in
Optical, Electronic
No
No

Screen and viewfinder

3.00 in
Tilting
LCD TFT
921000
No
98 %
Yes
None
4 x
Yes

Photography features

Auto, Manual
Electronic
1 sec
1/4000 sec
No
No
No
2
-2
1/3
2, 5, 10
Yes
Yes
271.65 in
Auto
No
7.4 fps
Beach, Close-up , Dawn, Dusk, Fireworks, Food, Moon, Night landscape, Panorama, Party , Pet, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset, Landscape
Yes
Multi, Center-weighted, Spot
No
Yes
2, 5, 10

Videography features

1920, 1080
Yes
640 x 480, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080
Not supported
H.264, MP4, MPEG-4
1920x1080
60 fps
60 fps

Audio features

Yes
Stereo
Mono
AAC

Design

Bridge
Black, Purple, Red
No

Dimensions

1.19 lb
4.47 in
3.08 in
3.74 in

Storage

20 mB
SD, SDHC, SDXC
1
SD, SDHC, SDXC
DCF, Exif 2.3

Power

Battery
600
Nickel-Metal Hydride
Yes
4

Connectivity

Yes
Micro
2.0
No
No
Built-In
IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
4.1
No

Other features

No
Yes
No
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
Yes
1.00 in

Nikon Coolpix B500 Online reviews


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


Expert review of the Nikon Coolpix B500 camera with sample photos, test shots, videos and more...Read more


The Nikon B500 is designed for simplicity. It joins the ranks of the decreasing number of cameras that use AA batteries. There aren't any manual modes, but a solid handful of automated scene mo...Read more