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Nikon D500

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Key specs

  • CMOS
  • APS-C
  • 23.5 x 15.7 mm
  • 21 megapixels
  • 5568;3712 px
  • Nikon F;Nikon DX;Nikon FX
  • Contrast Detect (sensor);Phase Detect;Multi-area;Selective single-point;Tracking;Single;Continuous;Face Detection;Live View
  • 3.2 in
  • yes
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Nikon D500 Full Specifications

Sensor

Sensor typeCMOS
Image sensor formatDX
Sensor size23.5 x 15.7 mm
Sensor photo detectors22 Mpx
Effective pixels21 Mpx
Image ratio w:h3:2
Max resolution5568, 3712
Other resolutions4176x2784 , 2784x1856
ProcessorExpeed 5

Image

ISO minimum100
ISO maximum51200
Boosted ISO minimum50
Boosted ISO maximum1640000
Maximum image resolution5568, 3712
White balance presets12
White balance modesAuto, Manual
Custom white balance
Yes
Supported image file formatsJPG, NEF, TIF
Photo effectsBlack&White, Neutral, Vivid
Image stabilizer
Image stabilization type
Supported aspect ratios4:3
Uncompressed formatRAW + TIFF
HDR
AEB/HDR support

Optics and focus

Lens mountNikon F
Optical zoom5 x
Digital zoom1 x
Magnification (Crop factor)1.5 x
Maximum aperture2.8
AF assist (auto-focus assist light)Lamp
Focus adjustmentAuto/Manual
Contrast autofocus
Autofocus in recording mode
Focal length multiplier1.5×
AutofocusCenter
Auto Focus (AF) lock
Manual focus
Auto Focus (AF) points selectionManual
Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Number of focus points153
Max number of AF points (incl. assistant)153
Image stabiliserLens based only
Filter diameter2.83 in
Phase detection autofocus
Number of AF points (contrast)153

Screen and viewfinder

Screen size3.20 in
Articulated LCDTilting
Screen technologyLCD TFT
Screen dots2359000
Touch screen
Field of view100 %
Live view
ViewfinderOptical
Viewfinder coverage100 %
Viewfinder magnification1 x
Dioptre correction
Diopter adjustment (D-D)2, 1
Eye relief0.63 in
Separate info display
Flip-out screen
Second display

Photography features

Shooting modesManual, Program, Shutter priority
Camera shutter typeElectronic
Minimum shutter speed30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/8000 sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure mode
Number of exposures2
Exposure compensation plus5
Exposure compensation minus-5
Expousure compensation steps1/3, 1/2
Auto exposure lock
AE EV steps1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1, 2
Continuous shooting
Self-timer delay2, 5, 10, 20
AE frames2, 3, 5, 7
WB Bracketing
Yes
Subject / scene modes
Flash sync speed1/250s
Built-in flash
Flash modesAuto, Flash OFF, Redeye Reduction
External flash connectionHot shoe
Flash metering systemi-TTL
External flash
Continuous drive10.0 fps
Scene modes
Beach, Candlelight, Close-up , Night landscape, Night portrait, party , Portrait, Sunset, Landscape
Self-timer
Metering modesMulti, Center-weighted, Highlight-weighted, Spot
3D support
Manual settings
Self-timer options2, 5, 10, 20
Speed (JPEG)10 fps
Speed (RAW)10 fps
Exposure bracketing0.3 - 1.0±EV

Videography features

Maximum resolution3840, 2160
Video recording
Recording resolutions1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080, 3840 x 2160
HD type4K Ultra HD
Supported video file formatsH.264, MOV, MPEG-4
Analog signal format systemNTSC
Camera playbackHighlights, Movie, Single image, Slide show
Max resolution (highest frame rate)1920x1080
Max frame rate (highest resolution)30 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)60 fps
Motion JPEG frame rate10 fps

Audio features

Built-in microphone
Microphone typeStereo
Speaker typeMono
Audio systemStereo
Supported audio file formatsPCM

Design

Body typeSLR
Body materialPlastic
Colour of productBlack
Anti-dust system
Environmentally sealed

Dimensions

Weight1.68 lb
Width5.79 in
Height4.53 in
Depth3.19 in

Storage

Compatible memory cardsMMC, SD
Dual memory card slots
Memory slots2
Storage typesSD, SDHC, SDXC, XQD
Camera file systemDCF 2.0, Exif 2.3, RAW

Power

Power source typeBattery
Battery life (CIPA)1240
Battery technology
Lithium-Ion
Number of batteries supported1
AC adapter includedY

Connectivity

HDMI
HDMI ports quantity1
HDMI connector typeMini
USB port
USB connector typeMicro-USB B
USB version3.1
Headphone port
Microphone port
WirelessBuilt-In
Supported WiFi typesIEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g
DC-in jack
Remote control
PictBridge
NFC
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
Bluetooth
Bluetooth version4.1
Firewire

Other features

Timelapse recording
GPS
Orientation sensor
Energy Star certified
Languages support
ARA, BEN, BUL, CHI , CHI , CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, GRE, HUN, ITA, JPN, KOR, NOR, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SER, SWE, THA, TUR, UKR
Tripod mounting supported
Tripod thread1.00 in
Image editing modesTrimming

Nikon D500 Online reviews

Nikon D500 review - | Cameralabs
The Nikon D500 is a pro DSLR with a 20 Megapixel APSC sensor, 10fps shooting, a new 153-point AF system inherited from the D5, a large viewfinder, weather sealing, a 3.2in tilting touch-screen, dual card slots, 4k movies and built-in Wifi and Bluetooth. Find out why it's one of the best sports cameras in Gordon's review.…Read more

TEST: Nikon D500 – Fylld av teknik för alla | Kamera & Bild
Snabb, smidig och med proffsiga funktioner. Förutom ett arv av teknik från storebror D5 hittar vi i nya Nikon D500 även inbyggd wifi, NFC och bluetooth – med möjligheten att föra över bilder till din smartphone med avstängd kamera.Read more

Nikon D500 review | TechRadar
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