Nikon Coolpix P500

Announced Feb 9, 2011 •
12 megapixels | 3 screen | 23 – 810 mm (36×)
Body type
Body type SLR-like (bridge)
Sensor
Max resolution 4000 x 3000 ?
Other resolutions 4000 x 3000, 3968 x 2232, 3264 x 2448, 2592 x 2944, 2048 x 1536, 1600 x 1200, 1280 x 960, 1024 x 768, 640 x 480 ?
Image ratio w:h 4:3, 16:9 ?
Effective pixels 12 megapixels ?
Sensor photo detectors 13 megapixels ?
Sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) ?
Sensor type BSI-CMOS ?
Processor Expeed C2
Image
ISO Auto, 160, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 2000, 3200 ?
White balance presets 5 ?
Custom white balance Yes ?
Image stabilization Sensor-shift ?
Uncompressed format No
JPEG quality levels Fine, Normal, Basic ?
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 23–810 mm
Optical zoom 36×
Maximum aperture F3.4 - F5.7 ?
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Tracking
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
?
Digital zoom Yes (4x)
Manual focus Yes ?
Normal focus range 50 cm (19.69) ?
Macro focus range 1 cm (0.39) ?
Number of focus points 9
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Tilting ?
Screen size 3 ?
Screen dots 921,000 ?
Touch screen No
Screen type TFT-LCD with Anti-reflection coating
Live view Yes ?
Viewfinder type Electronic ?
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 8 sec ?
Maximum shutter speed 1/1500 sec ?
Aperture priority Yes ?
Shutter priority Yes ?
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes (Pop-up)
Flash range 8.00 m
External flash No
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow-sync
Continuous drive 1 fps ?
Self-timer Yes (10 or 2 sec)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Spot AF-area
Exposure compensation ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps) ?
WB Bracketing No ?
Videography features
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (30fps), 1280 x 720p (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30fps)
Format MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone Stereo
Speaker None
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC ?
Storage included 102 MB ?
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) ?
HDMI Yes (Mini Connector) ?
Remote control No
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Nikon EN-EL5 Lithium-Ion battery
Battery Life (CIPA) 220
Weight (inc. batteries) 494 g (1.09 lb / 17.43 oz)
Dimensions 116 x 103 x 84 mm (4.57 x 4.06 x 3.31)
Other features
Timelapse recording No ?
GPS None
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