Nikon Coolpix B500 vs Nikon D3300

4.47 in
3.08 in
Nikon Coolpix B500 digital camera
vs
4.88 in
2.97 in
Nikon D3300 digital camera

Full Comparison

Sensor

Nikon Coolpix B500Nikon Coolpix B500Nikon D3300Nikon D3300
Sensor type
CMOS
CMOS
Sensor size
6.17 x 4.55 mm
23.5 x 15.6 mm
Sensor photo detectors
17 Mpx
25 Mpx
Effective pixels
16 Mpx
24 Mpx
Image ratio w:h
4:3
3:2
Max resolution
4608, 3456
6000, 4000

Image

Nikon Coolpix B500Nikon Coolpix B500Nikon D3300Nikon D3300
ISO minimum
125
100
ISO maximum
6400
25600
Boosted ISO maximum
1600
25600
Maximum image resolution
4608, 3456
6000, 4000
White balance presets
5
12
White balance modes
Auto
Auto, Cloudy, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Shade
Custom white balance
yesYes
yesYes
Supported image file formats
JPEG XR
JPG, NEF, RAW
Image stabilizer
yesYes
noNo
Image stabilization type
Optical
noNo
Uncompressed format
noNo
RAW

Optics and focus

Nikon Coolpix B500Nikon Coolpix B500Nikon D3300Nikon D3300
Optical zoom
40 x
5.8 x
Maximum aperture
-2
2.8
Focus adjustment
Auto/Manual
Auto
Autofocus
Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Continuous Auto Focus, Face detection, Multi Point Auto Focus, Servo Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus
Manual focus
noNo
yesYes
Image stabiliser
Optical, Electronic
Lens based only

Screen and viewfinder

Nikon Coolpix B500Nikon Coolpix B500Nikon D3300Nikon D3300
Screen size
3.00 in
2.95 in
Articulated LCD
Tilting
Fixed
Screen technology
LCD TFT
LCD TFT
Screen dots
921000
921000
Touch screen
noNo
noNo
Field of view
98 %
100 %
Live view
yesYes
yesYes
Viewfinder
None
Electronic
Viewfinder magnification
4 x
0.85 x
Flip-out screen
yesYes
noNo

Photography features

Nikon Coolpix B500Nikon Coolpix B500Nikon D3300Nikon D3300
Shooting modes
Auto, Manual
Scene
Camera shutter type
Electronic
Electronic
Minimum shutter speed
1 sec
30 sec
Maximum shutter speed
1/4000 sec
1/4000 sec
Shutter priority
noNo
yesYes
Aperture priority
noNo
yesYes
Manual exposure mode
noNo
yesYes
Exposure compensation plus
2
5
Exposure compensation minus
-2
-5
Expousure compensation steps
1/3
1/3
Self-timer delay
2, 5, 10
2, 5, 10, 20
Subject / scene modes
yesYes
yesYes
Built-in flash
yesYes
yesYes
Flash range
271.65 in
472.44 in
Flash modes
Auto
Auto, Flash OFF, Flash ON
External flash
noNo
yesYes
Continuous drive
7.4 fps
5.0 fps
Scene modes
Beach, Close-up (macro), Dawn, Dusk, Fireworks, Food, Moon, Night landscape, Panorama, Party (indoor), Pet, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset, Landscape (scenery)
Children, Close-up (macro), Night portrait, Sports, Landscape (scenery)
Self-timer
yesYes
yesYes
Metering modes
Multi, Center-weighted, Spot
Multi, Center-weighted, Spot AF-area
Manual settings
yesYes
yesYes
Self-timer options
2, 5, 10
2, 5, 10, 20

Videography features

Nikon Coolpix B500Nikon Coolpix B500Nikon D3300Nikon D3300
Maximum resolution
1920, 1080
1920, 1080
Video recording
yesYes
yesYes
Recording resolutions
640 x 480, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080
640 x 424, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080
HD type
Not supported
Full HD
Supported video file formats
H.264, MP4, MPEG-4
H.264, MOV, MPEG-4
Max resolution (highest frame rate)
1920x1080
1920x1080
Max frame rate (highest resolution)
60 fps
60 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)
60 fps
60 fps

Audio features

Nikon Coolpix B500Nikon Coolpix B500Nikon D3300Nikon D3300
Built-in microphone
yesYes
yesYes
Microphone type
Stereo
Mono
Speaker type
Mono
Mono
Supported audio file formats
AAC
PCM

Design

Nikon Coolpix B500Nikon Coolpix B500Nikon D3300Nikon D3300
Body type
Bridge
SLR
Colour of product
Black, Purple, Red
Black, Grey, Red
Environmentally sealed
noNo
noNo

Dimensions

Nikon Coolpix B500Nikon Coolpix B500Nikon D3300Nikon D3300
Weight
1.19 lb
1.01 lb
Width
4.47 in
4.88 in
Height
3.08 in
2.97 in
Depth
3.74 in
3.86 in

Storage

Nikon Coolpix B500Nikon Coolpix B500Nikon D3300Nikon D3300
Compatible memory cards
SD, SDHC, SDXC
SD, SDHC
Memory slots
1
1
Storage types
SD, SDHC, SDXC
SD, SDHC, SDXC
Camera file system
DCF, Exif 2.3
RAW

Power

Nikon Coolpix B500Nikon Coolpix B500Nikon D3300Nikon D3300
Power source type
Battery
AC, Battery
Battery life (CIPA)
600
700
Battery technology
Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of batteries supported
4
1

Connectivity

Nikon Coolpix B500Nikon Coolpix B500Nikon D3300Nikon D3300
HDMI
yesYes
yesYes
HDMI connector type
Micro
Mini
USB version
2.0
2.0
Microphone port
noNo
yesYes
Wireless
Built-In
Optional
Remote control
yesYes
yesYes
PictBridge
yesYes
yesYes
NFC
yesYes
noNo
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yesYes
noNo
Bluetooth
yesYes
noNo

Other features

Nikon Coolpix B500Nikon Coolpix B500Nikon D3300Nikon D3300
GPS
noNo
noNo
Orientation sensor
yesYes
yesYes
Languages support
ARA, BEN, BUL, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CZE, DAN, DEU, ENG, FIN, FRE, GRE, HIN, HUN, INC, ITA, JPN, KOR, NOR, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SER, SWE, TUR, UKR
ARA, BUL, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, FIN, FRE, GRE, HUN, ITA, JPN, KOR, NOR, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SER, SWE, THA, TUR, UKR
Tripod mounting supported
yesYes
yesYes

Often compared to Coolpix B500

Often compared to D3300