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Nikon P500 Digital Camera

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12.1MP 36x CMOS 1/2.3" Feb 2011
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Six Industry Awards

This digital camera has received six awards from experts in cameras.

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

Furthermore, this Nikon camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from Ephotozine, confirming their endorsement and it received a "Best Design" award from Onfoto.ru who thought it was well 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 this digital camera has an average expert rating of 76 out of 100.

Good Owner Reviews

On average, based on 64 owner reviews this compact camera camera has an overall owner rating of 88%.

Good Quality Pictures

A few people who reviewed the Nikon P500 thought it was able to produce good images. Expert website Cnet.com.au mentioned in their Nikon P500 review “The P500 will suit a photographer who values plenty of features”. Cnet.com.au also mentioned “An incredibly long zoom rather than impeccable image quality”. Expert website Photoreview.com.au wrote “Designed to appeal to amateur photographers who want an easy-to-carry camera that can cover most subjects”.

A few Nikon P500 reviewers thought the Nikon P500 had a good picture resolution. Expert review site Digitalcamerainfo.com wrote in their review of this digital camera five years ago “Nikon’s Coolpix P500 produces attractive exposures in all shooting scenarios.” . Expert website Techreviewsource.com said “The P500 is fast, powering up and shooting in an average of 2 seconds”. Goodgearguide.com.au mentioned on expert website Good Gear Guide.com.au “The huge zoom range makes it versatile enough for almost any shooting tas” in their review.

One Nikon P500 reviewer who bought the Nikon P500 concluded that it was good in low light. Digitalcamerainfo.com said in their review of the Nikon P500 “Is particularly strong in low light and during fast-action moments” .

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Good Quality Lens

A number of Nikon P500 owners mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon P500 had a good zoom. Pcmag.com wrote on expert review site PC Mag five years ago “Nikon's Coolpix P500 is a killer camera that combines sublime speed with a huge 36x zoom lens, HD-video recording” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Whatdigitalcamera.com gave it a score of 4 stars and wrote on expert website What Digital Camera “A huge optical zoom”. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com said in their review of the Nikon P500 “The new Nikon Coolpix P500 has an incredible 36x optical zoom packed into a DSLR-like body”.

One Nikon P500 owner who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it had a good lens. Photographyblog.com wrote five years ago “The P100, with the new 36x zoom lens the star of the show” in their review and rated the Nikon P500 4 stars.

One Nikon P500 reviewer said in their reviews that the product had a good autofocus. Expert review site Imaging-Resource.com wrote in their Nikon P500 review five years ago “Very fast autofocus combine to make the Nikon Coolpix P500 an excellent companion camera”.

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Good Size

A few customers agreed that it was compact. Ephotozine.com gave the product a rating of 5 stars and said in their review “A high-end compact camera from Nikon, was announced in February 2011 as the replacement for the, with more megapixels”. Ephotozine.com also wrote “As well as offering the most optical zoom currently available on a compact camera”. In the same month Photographyblog.com said on expert review site 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” in their review of the Nikon P500.

One Nikon P500 reviewer who bought this digital camera thought it was good structurally. Expert website Dpexpert.com.au mentioned “Construction is neat”. One customer who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was thick. Photographybay.com said “With a broad feature set and fast performance” .

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Good Product Quality

Some people wrote in their reviews that the Nikon P500 was good quality. Expert website Pcmag.com said “Good image quality, speed”. Expert website Techtree.com said in their review of the Nikon P500 “The build quality is very solid”. Five years ago expert website Tomsguide.com said “The camera can shoot 5 frames in one second at full quality” in their Nikon P500 review.

Good Technical Features

A few people who reviewed the Nikon P500 agreed that it had good features. Expert website Ephotozine.com said “The Coolpix P500 is packed full of other useful features and produces excellent results” in their review of this digital camera. Pcworld.in mentioned “The 36X-optical-zoom Nikon Coolpix P500 is a versatile, speedy camera with features that address the needs of photo enthusiasts”. Expert website Electricpig.co.uk mentioned in their review of this digital camera “It trips up on simple features and leaves us with a sense of wanting more” nonetheless they gave the product a rating of 3 stars.

Nikon Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We calculated the average reviews for all Nikon digital cameras and also specifically for Nikon compact cameras and found that in both cases Nikon had good reviews compared to other brands.

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Nice Design

Several Nikon P500 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was luxurious. Five years ago Infosyncworld.com said “Nikon Coolpix P500 Report Call it a Super, Mega, Ultra, Deluxe, Supreme, or Big Booming Zoom—the new Nikon” in their review of this digital camera and scored it 4 stars. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned on expert review site Expert Reviews “This week it's the turn of the upmarket P500” in their review.

One Nikon P500 owner thought it was ergonomic. One Nikon P500 reviewer who purchased the product considered that it was neat.

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Robust

Four people mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon P500 was well made. Five years ago expert website Digitalversus.com mentioned “The Nikon P500 is a good bridge camera that's well made, relatively responsive”. Expert website Photographybay.com said “The P500 is a solid performer as a c”.

Good Video Capture

Several customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good for video recording. Expert review site Whatdigitalcamera.com wrote in their review “In spite of this there's still a vari-angle screen, HD movie mode and full manu” . Expert website Photographyblog.com said five years ago “The 12 megapixel bridge-style Nikon P500 can capture full 1080p high-definition movies in stereo sound, has a back i”. Expert review site Dcresource.com mentioned “Full HD movie recording” in their review of the Nikon P500.

Easy to Use

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use. Expert review site Digicambuyer.co.uk wrote in their review of the Nikon P500 “The LCD is pleasant to use” and rated it 4 stars. One Nikon P500 owner wrote that the product had a good interface. Imaging-Resource.com mentioned in their review of the Nikon P500 five years ago “An easy interface”.

Good Support

A number of Nikon P500 owners reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Techtree.com gave this digital camera a rating of 70 out of 100 and mentioned in their Nikon P500 review “Full manual control along with a host of options coupled with high speed”. Expert website Dcresource.com mentioned “An articulating LCD, manual controls, fast continuous shooting”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One Nikon P500 owner reckoned that it had a good viewfinder.

Fairly Big Normal Focusing Range (tele)

The smallest normal focusing range (tele) of comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the P500 is 0.2m, the biggest is 3.5m, and the average normal focusing range (tele) is 1.3m. The Nikon P500 has a quite big normal focusing range (tele) (2.2 meters) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The Nikon P500 has a very big optical zoom (36 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. The optical zooms of similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 0.17x to 63x, and the average optical zoom is 9.3x.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to consider the Nikon Coolpix P510[plb_2071647_price] (42x and higher rated).

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Nikon P500 supports Full HD video. Most of the other compact cameras that have been available for more than two years do not support Full HD video.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards 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.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot G16[plb_1602829_price].

Cameras with a better memory card type that might be worth looking at include the Sony DSC-HX400V[plb_2297093_price] (MicroSD (TransFlash)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2)|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC).

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Nikon P500 supports video capability, which is unusual. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the P500 do not support video capability.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon P500 has a built-in flash. Most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also have a built-in flash.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter type, which is typical of many compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The Nikon P500 has one of the smaller closest focusing distances (only 0.01 meters) amongst compact cameras of this age. The closest focusing distances of compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years range from 0.01m to 0.2m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.04m.

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Has Five White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Nikon P500 is more than most comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on compact cameras that were released around the same time as the P500. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Manual" and "Sunny" are also found on this digital camera.

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Very Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the P500 the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 18mm to 1,000mm. When compared to other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago that we have checked the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of, the Nikon P500's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 810 millimeters is one of the longest.

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Has Two Photo Effectss

The Nikon P500 has a greater number of photo effects than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on digital cameras of this type and age. The photo effects "Sepia" is also found on this Nikon digital camera.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The Nikon P500 has a fairly big internal memory (102 megabytes) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the P500. The average internal memory of similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the P500 is 290MB.

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

The Nikon P500 has a ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction which is wider than most cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. Most cameras of this type and age have a ±2EV (1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction. In addition, this camera have a ±2EV (1/2 and 1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction. Across all cameras of this type and age the best flash exposure correction is ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step) and the worst is ±2EV (1/3 EV step).

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

The Nikon P500 has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) (921,000 pixels) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the P500. Across all the compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the P500 the display resolution (numeric)s range from 1 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels.

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Supports Seven ISO Sensitivitys

The Nikon P500 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most compact cameras that have been available for more than two years. This camera supports a 160 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by cameras of this spec and age. The ISO sensitivitys "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200" and "Auto" are also supported by this digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the Nikon P500 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). In addition, this Nikon digital camera support a video resolutions of 960 x 540 pixels and 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 compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the P500.

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

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

At 1,100 milliampere * hour, the Nikon P500 has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec. Across all the digital cameras of this spec and age the battery capacitys range from 170mAh to 1,700mAh, and the average battery capacity is 830mAh.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modess

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

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

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

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is actually the best video resolution amongst all digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the P500.

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

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is the most commonly found focus adjustment on digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Supports Two Audio Formats Supporteds

The number of audio formats supported by the Nikon P500 is more than most digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. This camera supports a WAV audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by compact cameras that were released more than two years ago. The audio formats supported "AAC" is also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the P500 is 26mm. The Nikon P500 has a very short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) (only 22.5 millimeters) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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17 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

Several Nikon P500 owners who bought it considered that it was not cheap. Techradar.com rated the Nikon P500 3 stars and said in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Techradar “As digital SLRs have become more accessible and less expensive, bridge cameras have had to change so they now have larger zoom ranges”. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned “Were impressed at what Nikon had achieved with a limited budget” in their review. Expertreviews.co.uk also wrote “It may be almost twice as expensive”.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One person thought the product was not noisy. Five years ago Alphr.com said “The P500 is let down only by noisy images in anything other than the best light” yet they still scored it 4 stars.

Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon P500 does not have an image stabilizer, unlike most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Nikon P500 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the P500 also do not support wi-Fi.

It is worth also looking at other cameras which also support wi-Fi including the DSC-WX200[pl_1609944_price], or the DSC-RX100M2[pl_1610616_price] both from Sony which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

Most comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the P500 are not 3D. The Nikon P500 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

Cameras which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the Sony DSC-WX200[plb_1609944_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Nikon P500 does not have a GPS (satellite), although this is within the context that most of the other compact cameras that came out more than two years ago also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a GPS (satellite) and we think the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS[plb_1143510_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

The Nikon P500 is not waterproof. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the P500 are also not waterproof.

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Only 1280 X 720 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Nikon P500 has a 1280 x 720 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras that are a similar age to it. Most compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This digital camera also has a still image resolution(s) of 1024 x 768. The still image resolution of all digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years ranges from 384 x 480 to 5152 x 3864.

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Very Short Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

The slowest camera shutter speeds of digital cameras of this age and type range from 0.12s to 250s, and the average slowest camera shutter speed is 15s. The Nikon P500 has one of the shorter slowest camera shutter speeds (only 2 seconds) amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age.

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Only Features Two Flash Modess

The Nikon P500 has a greater number of flash modes than most compact cameras that have been around for more than two years. This Nikon digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on digital cameras that are a similar age to the P500. The flash modes "Manual" is also featured on this camera.

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Very Few Total Megapixels

With a total megapixels of only 12.75 megapixels, the Nikon P500 has a quite few total megapixels compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type. The least total megapixels of compact cameras that are a comparable age to the P500 is 10MP, the most is 48MP, and the average total megapixels is 16MP.

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Heavy

Across all the digital cameras of this age and spec the weights range from 20g to 840g. The weight of the Nikon P500 of 494 grams is one of the heaviest amongst compact cameras that are a similar age to the P500.

If you are not concerned about having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR[plb_383572_price] (213g).

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of only 5.7, the Nikon P500 has a fairly big maximum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec. Across all the compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the P500 the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 72.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The Nikon P500 has a greater number of supported image formats than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This Nikon digital camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The image formats supported "JPEG" is also supported by this camera.

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Only 1920x1080@30fps Resolution At Capture Speed

This digital camera has a resolution at capture speed of 640x480@30fps|960x540@30fps|1280x720@30fps|1920x1080@30fps, which is the most frequently found resolution at capture speed on compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Heavy

The weight of the Nikon P500 of 0.494 kilograms is one of the heaviest amongst compact cameras that are a comparable age to the P500. Across all the compact cameras that are a similar age to the P500 the weights range from 0.097kg to 180kg, and the average weight is 4.1kg.

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Very Big ISO Sensitivity (min)

Comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the P500 have ISO sensitivity (min)s of between 10 and 200, and the average ISO sensitivity (min) is 94. At 160, the Nikon P500 has a very big ISO sensitivity (min) compared to most of the other cameras that were launched around the same time as the P500.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Nikon P500

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Nikon P500 has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

If this compact camera camera display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to consider the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (4.8" and higher rated).

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Released Over Six Years Ago

It was over six years ago when this camera was released.

Average Digital Zoom

The Nikon P500 has a relatively average digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

If this camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might want to look at the Sony DSC-RX100M2[plb_1610616_price] (54x) which is also higher rated.

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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 frequently found optical sensor size on cameras of a similar age and type to it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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MOS Sensor Type

The Nikon P500 has a better sensor type than most compact cameras that came out more than two years ago. This camera has a MOS sensor type, whereas most compact cameras that are a similar age to it have a CCD sensor type.

If you would prefer a camera with a better sensor type then you might also want to consider the Canon PowerShot G12[plb_1514037_price] (CCD) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Megapixel

The Nikon P500 has a relatively typical megapixel (12.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact cameras that came out around the same time as the P500.

If this camera megapixel is not high enough for you then you might also want to look at the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F[plb_1682907_price] (14.2MP).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Type
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Focus Adjustment
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
Focus
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
Connection to PC
HDMI
Camera
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Weight
Interface
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Aperture Range (F-F)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Ports Quantity
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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