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Nikon Coolpix B500

£212.30
£150.00 £62 cheaper than 63 days ago
Nikon Coolpix B500
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A very popular and bargain price bridge digital camera, with good features and one of the biggest optical zooms around
Bridge 16MP 40x Yes Oct 2016
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Nikon COOLPIX B500 16.0MP Digital Camera - BLACK   (Brand new, unopened)
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Nikon COOLPIX B500 16.0MP Digital Camera - Black (Brand new, unopened)
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Nikon COOLPIX B500 Digital Camera - Black Red Purple - Brand New Worldwide Ship (Brand new, unopened)
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Nikon COOLPIX B500 16.0MP Digital Camera - Black (Brand new, unopened)
£209.00
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Nikon COOLPIX B500 16MP Digital Camera Black 2016 (Brand new, unopened)
£209.70
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Nikon Coolpix B500 Point & Shoot Camera (Purple) (Brand new, unopened)
£239.00
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Nikon Coolpix B500 16MP Point and Shoot Camera (Black) with 42x Optical Zoom (Brand new, unopened)
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Nikon COOLPIX B500 16 Megapixel Compact Digital Camera Plum (Brand new, unopened)on -
£218.12
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NIKON COOLPIX B500 Bridge Camera - Black
£219.98
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£219.98
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Nikon B500 Coolpix Digital Compact Camera - Red
£219.99
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Nikon B500 Coolpix Digital Compact Camera - Plum
£249.00
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£249.99
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NIKON COOLPIX B500 Bridge Camera - Black, Black
£219.99
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NIKON COOLPIX B500 Bridge Camera - Red, Red
£219.99
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£219.99
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Nikon - B500 16MP 40x - Zoom - Bridge Camera - Red
£219.99
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Nikon - B500 16MP 40x - Zoom - Bridge Camera - Plum
£249.00
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SRS Microsystems
£239.00
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Nikon Coolpix B500 Digital Camera - Plum
£249.00
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£249.00
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£249.95
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Nikon Coolpix B500 Wi-Fi Digital Camera (Black)
£259.95
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£289.00
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£309.99
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£179.00
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Used - Nikon B500 Coolpix Digital Compact Camera - Red
£183.98
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£199.99
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£200.00
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Nikon Coolpix B500 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix B500 number 22 in best selling cameras and number 61 across all digital cameras.
88
Reviews
178 Reviews + 4 Awards
93
Value for Money
Excellent
71
Features
Good Features
83
Age
16 Months Old
84
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 84?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this camera to others. 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. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this digital camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
It is one of the best selling digital cameras currently on the market. View best selling digital cameras January 2018.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, good product quality and that it is easy to use.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Make movies that amaze
Show off your creativity
Shoot without interruption
Flatter your friends and family
Intelligent autofocus
Let the camera call the shots
Don't sweat a little camera shake
Master the camera in no time
Very big optical zoom
Enjoy the view
Always connected
Get closer to what matters
Simply brilliant photos and videos
Wi-fi compatibility
Very small internal memory
Heavier than average

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the Coolpix B500 with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 15 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 17 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 17 in wildlife photography cameras.
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Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £212.30 to £150 in the last 63 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 52% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

Nikon Coolpix B500 Video Reviews

Nikon Coolpix B500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Four Industry Awards

The writers at websites Camera Labs and Expert Reviews both concluded that they would endorse this Nikon camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

This camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from both websites Dkamera.de and PhotographyBlog.com, both of which thought that this Nikon digital camera was great.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on eight expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and Les Numeriques.com this digital camera has an average expert rating of 72%.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

Coolpix B500 owners on average rated this digital camera 90 out of 100. Over 74% of reviewers gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

18 owners who reviewed it considered that it was good value for money.

Users Report Good Product Quality

17 people who purchased it considered that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

41 owners who purchased the product agreed that it was easy to use, four owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use the menus and three customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was comfortable and easy to hold.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

41 people who reviewed the product thought it was able to produce good images.

A Best Selling Product

Across all cameras, the Coolpix B500 is one the top selling products currently available.

Nikon Has Very Good Reviews for Its Cameras

We checked 40,636 expert and owner reviews (including 10,692 verified purchases) for Nikon digital cameras and found that on average Nikon has very good ratings compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Technical Features

Six owners who reviewed it reckoned that it had good features.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Two customers who bought the product agreed that it was good for video recording.

Users Report Nice Design

Three customers who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix B500 mentioned that it was good looking.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

22 owners wrote that the product had a good zoom.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Three people who bought this digital camera concluded that it was compact.

  • Great camera not too bulky and easy to use…
  • Nice camera, easy to use, really nice photos, on the bad side it works with batteries instead of recharging, very light and easy to carry…
    Niko (Argos.co.uk) - November 2016
  • Easy use everyday bridge camera, lightweight to carry around, needs a case thought, view screen open face need to protect…
    Wacker (Argos.co.uk) - September 2017
  • It takes great photos and is still quite compact…
  • Anyway, we were landed a similar camera once (our compact one had just broke…
  • So ordering our next compact, we made sure it had an optical zoom (we did not really want such a big camera to start with…
  • Solid construction…

Users Report That it is Robust

Six people who reviewed it thought it was well made.

Value For Money

Exceptional Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is less than 18 months old but has average features. However at £150.00 it is cheaper than 71% 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 £150.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $199.99 (£277.89).

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Age

Released 16 Months Ago

This camera has been on the market since October 2016.

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Features

4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Coolpix B500 of 16MP is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 41% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Big Optical Zoom

The Nikon Coolpix B500's optical zoom of 40x is in the biggest 5% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on digital cameras.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Nikon Coolpix B500 of 6,400 is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 57% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon Coolpix B500 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Heavier Than Average

Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Coolpix B500 of 542g is heavier than average when compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 85% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Coolpix B500 of only 22.5mm is in the shortest 31% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix B500 has a tripod mount, unlike 73% of digital cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Nikon Coolpix B500 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 87% 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 pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 49% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Bluetooth

The Coolpix B500 features bluetooth, unlike 95% of cameras which do not feature bluetooth.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of the Coolpix B500 of only 20MB is smaller than 70% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average internal memory of all digital cameras is 50MB, with the smallest being 1MB and the biggest being 700MB.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Nikon Coolpix B500's digital zoom of 4x is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 56% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Coolpix B500's image sensor size of 0.435" is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 81% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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

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Narrower Than Average Field of View

Cameras have field of views of between 92% and 1,000%, and the average field of view is 100%. The field of view of the Coolpix B500 of only 98% is narrower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is narrower than 87% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix B500's display resolution of 921,000 pixels is higher than 72% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon Coolpix B500 supports Wi-Fi. 69% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Coolpix B500 has a carrying case, unlike 88% of digital cameras which do not have a carrying case.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Coolpix B500 is 4608 x 3456. That's over five times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon crtnkcpb500plrb, nikon k9517400cr, nikon k9517300cr, nikon 26507iv, nikon 26506b, nikon 26507b, nikon 26508b, nikon l810r, nikon b500

Barcodes:

00018208105984, 00018208105991, 00018208265060, 00018208265077, 00018208265084, 00018208949021, 00018208949038, 00018208949045, 00636983057955, 00689466869552, 00689466869569, 00841434150349, 00841434156273, 08033737555606, 08033737555613, 08033737555620, 08431016550012, 08431016550029

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