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Nikon Coolpix P500


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Manufacturer Nikon USA
Model name Coolpix P500
Date announced 2011-02-08
MSRP $399
Street price N/A
Official site Coolpix P500 Homepage
 
Camera type Compact
Sensor size (type) 1/2.3" (CMOS)
Max still resolution 4000 x 3000 (12 Megapixel)
 
Zoom capability 36X optical + 4X digital
Focal length
(35mm equivalent)
22.5mm - 810mm
Max aperture F3.5 - F5.7
Lens mount
(D-SLR/ILC only)
N/A
Crop factor
(D-SLR/ILC only)
N/A
Autofocus Yes
AF-assist lamp Yes
Image stabilization
(Optical only)
Yes
Macro (min distance) Yes (1 cm)
 
Built-in flash Yes
External flash support No
Supports conversion lenses No
Supports underwater case No
 
LCD size 3.0"
LCD resolution 921,000 pixels
LCD position Tilting
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder mag.
(D-SLR only)
N/A
Viewfinder coverage N/A
 
Manual controls Exposure compensation, shutter speed, aperture, white balance, focus
ISO range 160/200/400/800/1600/3200
RAW/TIFF support No
 
Movie mode (format) Yes (H.264)
Max movie resolution 1920 x 1080
Sound in movies Yes (Stereo)
Zoom usable in movies Yes
 
Storage method 102MB onboard memory + SD/SDHC/SDXC card
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Storage capacity
(out of the box)
17-940
 
Battery used EN-EL5 (1)
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Battery life
(CIPA standard)
220 shots
 
Video output Yes
HDMI output Yes
USB output Yes (2.0)
 
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
4.6 x 3.3 x 4.1 in (116.8 x 83.8 x 104.1 mm)
Weight (empty) 17.4 oz (494 g)
 
Included software Nikon Software Suite
 
Misc. notes Features fast continuous shooting, easy panorama creation, and Full HD video recording. And the world's biggest zoom lens, for now.
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