Nikon Coolpix P500 Full Specifications And Price Details

Nikon Coolpix P500 Full Specs & Price

The Nikon Coolpix P500 offers wide-angle 36x (22.5-810mm equiv.) optical zoom lenses, 920K dot 3.0" LCD and record 1080p Full HD videos with one-touch operation. Similar to Nikon Coolpix P300, The P500 also features the company’s latest Expeed C2 dual image processor. Its 36x optical zoom can be used while in 1080p video capture mode too.

Nikon Coolpix P500 is having 12.1-megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor, F/3.5-5.7 aperture. It gives ultra 22.5mm wide-angle to 810mm super-telephoto coverage. It offers built-in HDMI connector, High ISO (approximately 3200) brightness sensitivity, Hybrid VR (Sensor-shift and Electronic Vibration Reduction), which reduces the effect of trembling camera and can be set simultaneously for further protection. the Coolpix 500 can shoot in slow or quick motion using recording speeds of nearly 240fps (QVGA). Multiple Continuous modes allow for up to 120 frames per second at reduced resolution. Movie modes include 1,920 x 1,080 Fine, 1,920 x 1,080, 1280 x 720, 960 x 540, and 640 x 480, all at 30fps. High speed options include 320 x 240 at 240 fps, 640 x 480 at 120 fps, 1,280 x 720 at 60 fps, and 1,920 x 1,080 at 15 fps.

ISO range is 160 to 3200. Nikon Coolpix P500 also featuring several improved scene modes including Advanced Night Portrait mode, Night Landscape mode, and Backlight high dynamic range (HDR) mode. In Backlight HDR mode, the P300 combines multiple shots at different exposures while Night Landscape mode combines multiple shots taken with a faster shutter speed for reduced noise and improved tonal range throughout the photo. Nikon Coolpix P500 is having SD, SDHC, and SDXC cards capability, built-in memory of 102MB. The Nikon P500 uses a slim 3.7V, 1100mAh lithium-ion EN-EL5 battery, capable of capturing up to 220 shots, or about 1 hour and 20 minutes of 1080p HD video recording.

Nikon Coolpix P500 Full Specs & Price

Full Technical Specifications Of Nikon Coolpix P500

L x B x H116 x 84 x 103 mm
Weight494 grams
Camera TypeCompact Digital
TypeTFT LCD High-Resolution screen
Size– 3 inches
– 0.24 in Viewfinder
Dots921,000 dots
Sensor1/2.3″ type back-illuminated CMOS
12.2 million effective pixels (4000 x 3000)
12.75 million total pixels
MP/cm² pixel density
Sensor Size1/2.9in
Lens TypeNIKKOR ED Lens
Focal Length Equivalent24 – 100 mm (35 equivalent)
Focal Length23 – 810 mm
Lens Construction14 elements in 9 groups
Lens Zoom36x
Digital ZoomUp to 4x
Image StabilizationCapable (Sensor-Shift)
Focus– Auto Focus (TTL)
– Subject Tracking
– Face Tracking Priority, Face Detection
– Multi-point Auto/Manual selection AF
– 1 Point AF
Focus Range– Approx. 50 cm (1 ft.8 in) to infinity [Wide];
– Macro close-up mode [W]: Approx. 10 cm to infinity
– Approx. 2.2 m (7 ft. 3 in) to infinity [Tele]
Focus DistanceClosest focus distance 3 cm (macro mode)
AF Modes– Single
– Full Time
Flash– Off
– Auto, Auto with Red-Eye reduction
– Fill flash, Slow sync
Flash Range8m
Continuous-mode frames/sec8 fps
Continuous Shooting Options – Continuous H
– Continuous H 60
– Continuous H 120
– Continuous L
Modes– Auto, Manual
– Program AE, Shutter Priority AE, Aperture Priority AE
– Night Landscape, Backlighting
– Movie
– Scene
Scene Modes– Landscape, Night Landscape
– Portrait, Night Portrait, Pet Portrait
– Beach, Snow, Sunset, Dusk/dawn, Sport
– Party/Indoor, Scene Auto Selector, Back Light
– Close-up, Food, Museum, Fireworks show
– Panorama
– Black & White copy
– Image Mode (resolution/quality selection)
– Special Effects (Soft, Nostalgia Sepia, High-contrast Monochrome, High Key, Low Key)
Shutter speed1/1500-2 sec. (P, S mode)
Exposure Metering– 256-Segment Matrix
– Center-weighted
– Spot, Spot AF area (with support for 99 focus areas)
Exposure Compensation+/- 2EV in 1/3 stop increments
Image, Movie 
Image formatsStill: JPEG
Image Size– 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3)
– 3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3)
– 2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3)
– 2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3)
– 1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3)
– 1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3)
– 640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
– 3984 x 2656 (10.6 MP, 3:2)
– 3968 x 2232 (8.9 MP, 16:9)
– 1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9)
– 2992 x 2992 (9.0 MP, Other)
Movie File Format.Mov
Movie recording resolution– 1920 x 1080 (Full HD 30fps)
– 1280 x 720p (HD 30 fps)
-  640 x 480 (30 fps)
ISO Sensitivity– ISO 160, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 (4000 x 3000)
– Auto (ISO 160 to 800)
– Fixed Range Auto (160 to 200, 160 to 400)
– High ISO sensitivity auto (ISO 160-1600)
Highest ISO Sensitivity3200
White Balance– Auto
– Preset Manual
– Cloudy
– Fluorescent
– Flash, Daylight
– Incandescent
Self Timer– 2 or 10 sec
– Smile Self Timer
– Approx. 7 shots/sec of Continuous Shooting
Storage Media– SD, SDHC, SDXC card slot
– Storage File System: DCF, EXIF 2.3, DPOF Compliant
Internal Memory102MB internal storage
Connectivity– USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
– AV out (PAL / NTSC switchable)
– HDMI connectivity
HDMI Out– Yes
– 1080i, 720p, 480p applicable
Power Supply 
Battery3.7V, 1100mAh lithium-ion EN-EL5 battery
Shooting Capacity– Still pictures: Approx. 220 shots
– Movies: Approx. 1 hour 20 min of HD 1080p(1920 X 1080) recording
Other Features
  • 5-way VR Image Stabilization System
    Optical Vibration Reduction (VR) technology
    EXPEED C2 Image Processing Engine
    360°/180° Easy Panorama mode
    19 Scene modes, Full 1080p HD movies
    P/A/S/M shooting modes
    Smile Timer, Face Priority AF, Blink Warning, Red-eye Fix, Skin Softening, Best Shot Selector
    Built-in Stereo Microphone
    Twin control dials – one top, one rear
Color AvailabilityBlack

Nikon Coolpix P500 Full Specs & Price

Nikon Coolpix P500 Full Specs & Price


Price & Availability

Nikon Coolpix P500 will be available from March 15th, with a price tag of $399.99.

You can order the Nikon Coolpix P500 here at the Amazon Stores (hit the link) for $399.99.

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