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Nikon Coolpix B500

£174.99
Camera Labs Recommended dkamera.de Highly Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Expert Reviews Recommended
A good value for money and multi award winning bridge digital camera, great for wildlife photography
Bridge 16MP 40x Yes Apr 2016
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Nikon Coolpix B500 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix B500 number 12 in best selling cameras and number 43 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 77?

It has good expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with an average overall rating of 82%, based on 23 reviews. This digital camera has received four awards including a "Recommended" award from Camera Labs plus one other site and a "Highly Recommended" award from Dkamera.de plus one other site. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report is easy to use, good product quality and it is robust.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite big optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Heavy
Very small internal memory

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this Nikon digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for wildlife photography, ranking number 20 in wildlife photography cameras. It is also very good for sports photography, ranking number 16 in sports photography cameras, but good for portrait photography, ranking number 23 in portrait photography cameras.
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How Big is the Nikon Coolpix B500?

The Nikon Coolpix B500 is 113.5mm wide and 94.9mm tall. It is 78.3mm deep and weighs 542g.

Nikon Coolpix B500 front dimensions
Nikon Coolpix B500 top dimensions

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Nikon Coolpix B500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Four Industry Awards

The editors of review sites Camera Labs and Expert Reviews both recommend this camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

The editors of review websites Dkamera.de and PhotographyBlog.com both thought that this Nikon camera was very good and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on seven expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and digitalfotoforalla.se this camera has an overall expert rating of 73 out of 100.

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Excellent User Reviews

This camera has an exceptional average user rating based on 16 user reviews. 6 reviewers (75% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Most Coolpix B500 owners think it is one of the better cameras.

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Nikon Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 30,771 expert and user reviews (including 6,974 verified purchases), Nikon has very good ratings for its digital cameras. Nikon also has very good ratings specifically within its digital cameras range compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

Three owners said in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix B500 was easy to use.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

Three owners who bought the product agreed that it was good quality.

Customers Report it is Robust

Two customers who reviewed this digital camera wrote that it was well made.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is less than 18 months old but has average features. However at £174.99 it is cheaper than 72% of cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Nikon Coolpix B500 and the United Kingdom price of £174.99 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $180.00 (£233.91).

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Features

Average Megapixels

The Coolpix B500's sensor megapixels of 16MP is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

The Coolpix B500's optical zoom of 40x is fairly big compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 22% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Coolpix B500's minimum aperture number of -2 is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon Coolpix B500 has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of digital cameras.

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Heavy

The lightest camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Nikon Coolpix B500's weight of 542g is quite heavy compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 14% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Across all the digital cameras the internal memory range from 1MB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 390MB. The internal memory of the Coolpix B500 of only 20MB is quite small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 25% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Coolpix B500 of 4x is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Narrow Field of View

The Coolpix B500's field of view of only 98% is in the narrowest 14% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have field of views of between 1.5% and 170%, and the average field of view is 100%.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Coolpix B500's image sensor size of 0.435" is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Nikon Coolpix B500 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 88% of digital cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Average Display Diagonal

The Nikon Coolpix B500's display diagonal of 3" is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix B500 has a tripod mount. 75% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Still Image Resolution

This digital camera supports a still image resolution of 4608 x 3456|4608 x 2592|3456 x 3456|3264 x 2448|2272 x 1704|1600 x 1200 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on digital cameras.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Coolpix B500 has a carrying case. 89% of digital cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Coolpix B500 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 72% of digital cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on digital cameras. 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.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Coolpix B500's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 900mm is fairly long compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the longest 9% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Bluetooth

The Coolpix B500 features bluetooth, unlike 96% of cameras which do not feature bluetooth.

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Age

Released 16 Months Ago

Nikon released the Coolpix B500 in April 2016.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon camera16mphd1080p40x, nikon coolpixb500, nikon n161701w, canon vna952e1, nikon vna952e1, nikon 999b5001, canon vna951e1, nikon vna951e1, nikon vna953e1, nikon n161700w, nikon 26506b, nikon nikon, nikon k9h69, nikon b500
Barcodes 00009608235591, 00018208949021, 00018208949038, 00018208949045, 08033737555606, 08033737555620, 08431016550012

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