Nikon Coolpix S500

Announced Feb 20, 2007 •
7 megapixels | 2.5 screen | 35 – 105 mm (3×)
Price
Body type
Body type Ultracompact
Sensor
Max resolution 3072 x 2304
Other resolutions 2592 x 1944, 2048 x 1536, 1024 x 768, 640 x 480
Image ratio w:h 4:3
Effective pixels 7 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 7 megapixels
Sensor size 1/2.5" (5.744 x 4.308 mm)
Sensor type CCD
Image
ISO Auto (50-1000), 50, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 2000
White balance presets 5
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization Optical
Uncompressed format No
JPEG quality levels High, Normal
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 35–105 mm
Optical zoom 3×
Maximum aperture F2.8–4.7
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Single
  • Live View
Digital zoom Yes (4x)
Manual focus Yes
Normal focus range 50 cm (19.69)
Macro focus range 15 cm (5.91)
Screen / viewfinder
Screen size 2.5
Screen dots 230,000
Touch screen No
Live view No
Viewfinder type None
Photography features
Aperture priority No
Shutter priority No
Built-in flash Yes
Flash range 7.50 m
External flash No
Flash modes Auto, Red-Eye reduction, Off, On, Slow sync
Self-timer Yes (10 sec)
Exposure compensation ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Resolutions 640 x 480, 30 fps, 320 x 240 30/15 fps, 160 x 120, 15 fps
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC card, Internal
Storage included 26 MB Internal
Connectivity
USB USB 1.0 (1.5 Mbit/sec)
HDMI No
Remote control No
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Nikon EN-EL10 Lithium-Ion & charger
Weight (inc. batteries) 165 g (0.36 lb / 5.82 oz)
Dimensions 88 x 51 x 22 mm (3.46 x 2.01 x 0.87)
Other features
Orientation sensor No
Timelapse recording Yes
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