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Nikon Coolpix P500
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Nikon Coolpix P500 Digital Camera

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12.1MP 36x CMOS Aug 2011
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36x Optical Zoom Covers All The AnglesThe 36x zoom NIKKOR lens for the COOLPIX P500 features an ED glass element, 22.5 mm wide-angle to 810 mm super-telephoto coverage, as well as a new... More
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34 Reasons For

Six Industry Awards

This digital camera is one of the most awarded by experts of all the cameras of a comparable age and type.

This camera was given a "Recommended" award by What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Digitaltrends.com and Alphr.com all of whom concluded that this compact camera camera was good.

Furthermore, this camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from Ephotozine, confirming their endorsement and it received a "Best Design" award from Onfoto.ru who decided it was carefully designed.

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Average Expert Reviews

Based on fourty-five expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com and Ephotozine the average expert rating of this camera is 76 out of 100.

User Reviews Are Good

People who bought this Nikon camera rated this digital camera 88% on average.

Good Quality Lens

Twenty-two Nikon Coolpix P500 owners who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix P500 reckoned that it had a good zoom. Expert review site Pcmag.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Nikon's Coolpix P500 is a killer camera that combines sublime speed with a huge 36x zoom lens, HD-video recording” and scored the product 4 stars. Whatdigitalcamera.com wrote on expert website What Digital Camera “A huge optical zoom” in their Nikon Coolpix P500 review. Digitaltrends.com said “The new Nikon Coolpix P500 has an incredible 36x optical zoom packed into a DSLR-like body”.

One customer wrote in their reviews that it had a good autofocus. Imaging-Resource.com wrote on Imaging Resource.com “Very fast autofocus combine to make the Nikon Coolpix P500 an excellent companion camera”.

One Nikon Coolpix P500 reviewer said in their reviews that the product had a good lens. Photographyblog.com said in their review of the Nikon Coolpix P500 on PhotographyBlog.com “The P100, with the new 36x zoom lens the star of the show” and scored the Nikon Coolpix P500 80 out of 100.

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Good Quality Pictures

Some Nikon Coolpix P500 reviewers who reviewed it considered that it was able to produce good images. Cnet.com.au rated the Nikon Coolpix P500 4 stars and mentioned on expert website CNET.com.au five years ago “The P500 will suit a photographer who values plenty of features” in their Nikon Coolpix P500 review. Cnet.com.au also wrote “An incredibly long zoom rather than impeccable image quality”. Photoreview.com.au mentioned “Designed to appeal to amateur photographers who want an easy-to-carry camera that can cover most subjects” .

Several Nikon Coolpix P500 reviewers who reviewed this digital camera considered that it had a good picture resolution. Expert website Digitalcamerainfo.com wrote in their review of this digital camera five years ago “Nikon’s Coolpix P500 produces attractive exposures in all shooting scenarios.”. Techreviewsource.com wrote “The P500 is fast, powering up and shooting in an average of 2 seconds” . Expert website Goodgearguide.com.au mentioned in their review “The huge zoom range makes it versatile enough for almost any shooting tas”.

One Nikon Coolpix P500 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product was good in low light. Digitalcamerainfo.com wrote “Is particularly strong in low light and during fast-action moments” in their review.

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Good Size

A few people who purchased the product considered that it was compact. Ephotozine.com wrote on expert review site Ephotozine “A high-end compact camera from Nikon, was announced in February 2011 as the replacement for the, with more megapixels” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Ephotozine.com also said “As well as offering the most optical zoom currently available on a compact camera”. Photographyblog.com mentioned on expert website PhotographyBlog.com “The Coolpix P500 is Nikon's new super-zoom compact camera for 2011, offering a massive 36x zoom lens with a focal range of 22.5-810mm”.

One person said in their reviews that it was thick. Expert website Photographybay.com mentioned five years ago “With a broad feature set and fast performance”. One customer concluded that this digital camera was good structurally.

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Good Product Quality

A number of Nikon Coolpix P500 owners who bought it agreed that it was good quality. Five years ago Pcmag.com gave it a rating of 4 stars and mentioned in their review on PC Mag “Good image quality, speed”. In the same month expert website Techtree.com said “The build quality is very solid” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Tomsguide.com wrote “The camera can shoot 5 frames in one second at full quality” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Technical Features

A number of customers who bought this digital camera considered that it had good features. Ephotozine.com mentioned on expert review site Ephotozine “The Coolpix P500 is packed full of other useful features and produces excellent results” in their Nikon Coolpix P500 review. Pcworld.in wrote in their review “The 36X-optical-zoom Nikon Coolpix P500 is a versatile, speedy camera with features that address the needs of photo enthusiasts” and gave it a score of 4 stars. Electricpig.co.uk mentioned “It trips up on simple features and leaves us with a sense of wanting more” in their Nikon Coolpix P500 review.

Nikon Cameras Have Good Reviews

Nikon has good average reviews for its compact camera digital cameras as well as across its entire digital camera range compared to other manufacturers.

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Nice Design

Several Nikon Coolpix P500 owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was luxurious. Five years ago expert review site Infosyncworld.com mentioned in their Nikon Coolpix P500 review “Nikon Coolpix P500 Report Call it a Super, Mega, Ultra, Deluxe, Supreme, or Big Booming Zoom—the new Nikon” and gave it a score of 72 out of 100. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk said “This week it's the turn of the upmarket P500” and gave the Nikon Coolpix P500 a rating of 80 out of 100.

One person who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix P500 considered that it was neat. Expert website Dpexpert.com.au said in their review five years ago “Construction is neat” . One person mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was ergonomic.

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Robust

A few customers who bought it concluded that it was well made. Digitalversus.com wrote on expert review site Digital Versus “The Nikon P500 is a good bridge camera that's well made, relatively responsive” although they gave the Nikon Coolpix P500 a score of 60 out of 100. Five years ago expert review site Photographybay.com wrote “The P500 is a solid performer as a c”.

Good Video Capture

Some Nikon Coolpix P500 owners agreed that it was good for video recording. Whatdigitalcamera.com wrote on expert website What Digital Camera five years ago “In spite of this there's still a vari-angle screen, HD movie mode and full manu” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix P500. Photographyblog.com gave this digital camera a rating of 4 stars and wrote on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com “The 12 megapixel bridge-style Nikon P500 can capture full 1080p high-definition movies in stereo sound, has a back i”. Five years ago expert website Dcresource.com mentioned “Full HD movie recording” in their review.

Easy to Use

Some customers wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Expert website Digicambuyer.co.uk mentioned “The LCD is pleasant to use” in their review. One Nikon Coolpix P500 owner concluded that the product had a good interface. Expert website Imaging-Resource.com said in their Nikon Coolpix P500 review five years ago “An easy interface” .

Good Support

A few Nikon Coolpix P500 owners who bought the product considered that it had good technical guidance. Techtree.com said “Full manual control along with a host of options coupled with high speed” in their review of this digital camera. Five years ago Dcresource.com said “An articulating LCD, manual controls, fast continuous shooting”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One Nikon Coolpix P500 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it had a good viewfinder.

Fairly Big Optical Zoom

When compared to other digital cameras of this spec and age that we have assessed the optical zoom of, the Coolpix P500's optical zoom of 36 times zoom factor is one of the biggest. The smallest optical zoom of similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Coolpix P500 is 2.7x, the biggest is 63x, and the average optical zoom is 9.6x.

If you would prefer a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to look at the Nikon Coolpix P510[plb_2071647_price] (42x) which also has a higher rating.

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most commonly supported memory card on cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

There are a number of alternative cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7[plb_2071996_price].

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Coolpix P500 supports Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix P500 do not support Full HD video.

Other digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Samsung EX2F[plb_1609335_price].

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The Nikon Coolpix P500 supports video recording, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the Coolpix P500.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Coolpix P500 has an image stabiliser. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago also have an image stabiliser.

We compared all the other digital cameras with an image stabiliser to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung EX2F[plb_1609335_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Coolpix P500, the Nikon Coolpix P500 has a built-in flash.

We compared all the other cameras with a built-in flash to this digital camera and we think the Samsung EX2F[plb_1609335_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This digital camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter, which is the most commonly found camera shutter on cameras of a similar age and type to it.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The Coolpix P500 has one of the smaller closest focusing distances (only 0.01 meters) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. Cameras of this type and age have closest focusing distances of between 0.01m and 30m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.27m.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length

At 810 millimeters, the Coolpix P500 has a very long maximum focal length compared to most of the other digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix P500. Digital cameras of a similar type and age to the Coolpix P500 have maximum focal lengths of between 0.28mm and 1,800mm.

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Has Two Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Coolpix P500 is more than most similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most frequently found photo effect found on digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the Coolpix P500. The photo effect "Sepia" is also found on this digital camera.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The Nikon Coolpix P500 has one of the bigger internal memory (102 megabytes) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. Across all the compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Coolpix P500 the internal memory range from 1MB to 8.2GB, and the average internal memory is 330MB.

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±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV Step) Flash Exposure Correction

This camera has a ±2EV (1/2| 1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction, which is the most frequently found flash exposure correction on comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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Fairly High Display Resolution

The average display resolution of digital cameras of this age and spec is 400,000 pixels, and the display resolutions range from 230 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels. The Coolpix P500 has a fairly high display resolution (921,000 pixels) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Coolpix P500.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Nikon Coolpix P500 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best video resolution amongst all cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix P500.

The worst video resolution across comparable types of digital camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Coolpix P500 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this digital camera. In addition, this camera supports a video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Coolpix P500.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolution is the worst supported video resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera.

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Has Three Light Exposure Modes

The Nikon Coolpix P500 has a greater number of light exposure modes than most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This Nikon digital camera has an Auto light exposure mode, which is the most frequently found light exposure mode found on compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The light exposure modes "Aperture priority AE" and "Manual" are also found on this camera.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The Coolpix P500 has a quite big battery capacity (1,100 milliampere * hour) compared to most of the other cameras that have been available for more than two years. The battery capacities of compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix P500 range from 170mAh to 2,000mAh.

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Features Two Light Metering Modes

The number of light metering modes featured on the Coolpix P500 is more than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This camera features a Centre-weighted light metering mode, which is the most frequently featured light metering mode featured on digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Coolpix P500. The light metering mode "Spot" is also featured on this Nikon camera.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length

The minimum focal length of the Coolpix P500 of only 22.5 millimeters is one of the shortest amongst digital cameras of this type and age. The average minimum focal length of compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Coolpix P500 is 26mm, and the minimum focal lengths range from 5mm to 120mm.

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19 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

Several customers considered that the product was not cheap. Expert review site Techradar.com wrote “As digital SLRs have become more accessible and less expensive, bridge cameras have had to change so they now have larger zoom ranges” in their Nikon Coolpix P500 review. Five years ago expert website Expertreviews.co.uk said in their Nikon Coolpix P500 review “Were impressed at what Nikon had achieved with a limited budget”. Expertreviews.co.uk also wrote “It may be almost twice as expensive”.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One Nikon Coolpix P500 owner who purchased the product thought it was not noisy. Expert review site Alphr.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “The P500 is let down only by noisy images in anything other than the best light”.

Quite Low Megapixel Count

The average megapixel count of compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Coolpix P500 is 14MP. The Coolpix P500 has a quite low megapixel count (only 12.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix P500.

If this camera megapixel count is too low for you then you might want to look at the Samsung EX2F[plb_1609335_price] (12.4MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Coolpix P500 does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years are not 3D compatible. The Nikon Coolpix P500 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Coolpix P500 does not have a GPS. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago also do not have a GPS.

We think you might also be interested in alternative digital cameras which also have a GPS including the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS[plb_1143510_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not Waterproof

The Coolpix P500 is not waterproof. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Coolpix P500 are also not waterproof.

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Only 1280 X 720 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix P500 has a higher still image resolution than most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This camera has a 1280 x 720 still image resolution, whereas most cameras of this age and type have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. In addition, this Nikon digital camera has a still image resolution of 1024 x 768. The still image resolution of all compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix P500 ranges from 384 x 480 to 5152 x 3864.

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Very Short Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

With a maximum camera shutter speed of only 2 seconds, the Nikon Coolpix P500 has a fairly short maximum camera shutter speed compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Coolpix P500. The average maximum camera shutter speed of compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix P500 is 14s, and the maximum camera shutter speeds range from 0.0005s to 250s.

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Only Features Two Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Coolpix P500 is more than most similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as it. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The flash mode "Manual" is also featured on this Nikon camera.

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Very Few Total Megapixel Count

Across all the digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the Coolpix P500 the total megapixel counts range from 10MP to 48MP. The Coolpix P500 has one of the less total megapixel counts (only 12.75 megapixels) amongst cameras of this age.

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Very Heavy

The weight of the Nikon Coolpix P500 of 494 grams is one of the heaviest amongst cameras of a similar type and age to the Coolpix P500. The lightest digital camera that was released around the same time as the Coolpix P500 is 20g , the heaviest is 710g, and the average weight is 170g.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture

The maximum apertures of digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Coolpix P500 range from 1.8 to 87, and the average maximum aperture is 6.8. At only 5.7, the Nikon Coolpix P500 has a quite big maximum aperture compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix P500.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats

The Nikon Coolpix P500 has a greater number of supported image formats than most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Coolpix P500. The image format "JPEG" is also supported by this digital camera.

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Only 1920x1080@30fps Resolution and Capture Speed

This digital camera has a resolution and capture speed of 640x480@30fps|960x540@30fps|1280x720@30fps|1920x1080@30fps, which is typical of many digital cameras of this type and age.

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Thick

Compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Coolpix P500 have depths of between 4mm and 2,200mm. With a depth of 102.5 millimeters, the Coolpix P500's depth is one of the thickest amongst compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Heavy

The average weight of cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Coolpix P500 is 5.2kg. The weight of the Nikon Coolpix P500 of 0.494 kilograms is one of the heaviest amongst cameras of this spec and age.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture

Compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Coolpix P500 have minimum apertures of between 1.3 and 6.6, and the average minimum aperture is 3.2. The Coolpix P500 has a fairly large minimum aperture (3.5) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Coolpix P500.

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Quite Big Minimum ISO Speed

When compared to other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago that we have checked the minimum ISO speed of, the Coolpix P500's minimum ISO speed of 160 is one of the biggest. The smallest minimum ISO speed of cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Coolpix P500 is 10, the biggest is 1,600, and the average minimum ISO speed is 99.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Nikon Coolpix P500

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Nikon Coolpix P500 has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix P500.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a larger screen size then you might want to look at the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (4.8") which is also higher rated.

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Released Over Five Years Ago

Nikon released the Coolpix P500 over five years ago.

Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Nikon Coolpix P500 has a fairly average digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the Coolpix P500.

If this digital camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Samsung WB150F[plb_2060742_price] (5x), or the Sony DSC-WX350[plb_2163795_price] (40x).

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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MOS Sensor Type

The Coolpix P500 has a better sensor type than most cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This digital camera has a MOS sensor type, whereas most compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as it have a CCD sensor type.

We compared all the other digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor to this camera and we think the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens
Lens Structure
Focusing
Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Focus
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Auto Exposure Lock
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Voice Recording
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
PC Connectivity
HDMI Port
Camera
White Balance Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Maximum Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Shot Per Battery Charge
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Included Cable
Battery Included
Other Features
Video Recording
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Weight
Interface
Focal Length
Aperture Range
USB 3.0 Port
Digital SLR
Technical Details
Neck Strap
Lens Cap Included

6 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(72)
20 November 2012

True, the Coolpix P500 performed horribly in our color accuracy test, but here's the thing: during our time with the camera, the images produced were nevertheless quite attractive. Not only that,...

4 December 2011

The P500 is Nikon?s latest bridge camera, taking the place of last year?s P100. Although the newcomer doesn?t fall far from the tree in terms of appearance...

28 November 2011

The 36X-optical-zoom Nikon Coolpix P500 is a versatile, speedy camera with features that address the needs of photo enthusiasts and snapshooters...

10 November 2011

The 12.1-megapixel Nikon COOLPIX P500 ($399.95, MSRP) is an integral lens camera with an incredible zoom range of 36x?that?s optical, not digital zoom and it gives you the equivalent angle of view... Read more…

17 September 2011

Digital cameras and gaming consoles are the most keenly sought after gadgets of today's times and that is the sole reason more and more number of companies are coming up with new gadgets every... Read more…

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User Reviews

(64)
Reviewed 24 April 2011 by Rover Ham
(Verified Purchase)

The Nikon P500 is the ideal camera for holidays or no frills photography although it allows for some sort of creativity. Very compact and lightweight, the menu is clear and easy to navigate.... Read more…

Reviewed 20 March 2011 by Harry
(Verified Purchase)

This camera is absolutely wonderful - EXCEPT: There's no lens hood, there's no filter thread and charging is through the camera, which ties up the camera for up to 4.5 hours! I can't believe Nikon... Read more…

Reviewed 27 August 2011 by Bry

We spent a really long time trying to find a good update for my old superzoom before going on safari. Our initial favourite was the Canon SX30IS, mostly due to the customer images on the Amazon... Read more…

Reviewed 24 July 2011 by Anistitis

I am not a professional photographer nor do I claim to be a semi pro/amateur. I am more of the average person who likes taking pictures for personal use - families, holidays and events. So with... Read more…

Reviewed 5 May 2011 by Stevep

I have recently purchased the Nikon P500 to replace my ageing Olympus SP590, so i have based this review on comparing the 2 cameras.. First impressions are important and i was very impressed with... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon p500, nikon p500r, nikon p500b, nikon p500re, nikon p500bl, nikon p500red, nikon p500bla, nikon p500blac, nikon p500black
Barcodes 00018208262564, 00018208262571, 00018208921157, 00018208921164, 00182089211574

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