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Nikon Coolpix P500 Digital Camera

12 Megapixels12 MegapixelsUltra-Zoom: At least 10X optical zoom.Ultra-Zoom: At least 10X optical zoom.Electronic View FinderElectronic View FinderStabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveFull 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringAccepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Model Specifications

BrandNikon ModelCoolpix P500
Sensor 12 Megapixels CMOS Sensor Size 6 x 5mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 4:3 Aspect-Ratio
StabilizationYes Dust-ReductionN / A
Sensitivity ISO 160 - 3200 Shutter-Speed 1/1500 - 2s
Lens23 - 810mm F/3.5 - 5.7 / 8Mininum Focus10cm (w) / 2.2m (t)
ZoomElectronicManual FocusN / A
Filter Diameter Focus System 99-point Contrast-Detect *Tracking AF-C. 99-points manually selectable. 9-areas automatically selectable.
Viewfinder Type Built-in EVF Viewfinder Size 0.24" 230K Pixels 97% Coverage
Display Attachment Display Size 3" LCD 920K Pixels 97% Coverage
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M Scene Modes18Back Light, Beach, B&W Copy, Close Up, Dusk/Dawn, Fireworks, Food, Landscape, Museum, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Panorama, Party/Indoor, Pet, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing 3 Shots ±1/3 EV
Exposure Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning
Continuous Drive 8 FPS, 5 JPEG *Also continuous 60 and 120 modes at reduced resolutions. Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s
Command Dials DOF Preview No
Protection Dust Reduction No
Digital Level Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR Yes Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG Flash Ports
Built-In Flash Yes, 8 - 4.5m (W-T) Flash Sync
Video Capture 1920x1080 @ 30 FPS 16:9 *High-speed video up to 120 FPS @ 320x240. Sound Input
Video Format Quicktime H.264 WiFi No
Memory Secure Digital Extended Capacity, Internal Memory GPS No
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 240 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2011-02-08, Discontinued Construction Standard
Size 84 x 116 x 103mm (W x H x D) Weight 494g

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Nikon P500 Facts

Large digital camera
12 Megapixels Ultra ZoomISO 160-3200
35.2X Ultra-Wide Optical ZoomShutter 1/1500-2s
Built-in StabilizationFull manual controls
0.24" Built-in EVF 230K PixelsCustom white-balance
8 FPS Drive, 5 ImagesSpot-Metering
1920x1080 @ 30 FPS Video RecordingLithium-Ion
3" LCD 920K PixelsSecure Digital Extended Capacity
Internal Memory
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