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.