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Nikon Coolpix P500 Specifications

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Model Name: Nikon Coolpix P500 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Nikon Coolpix P500 webpage
Predecessor:  
Successor:  
General
Model Number: P500
Camera Format: EVF
Currently Manufactured:
Retail Price: $399.95
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2011-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 17.6 oz (499 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.5 x 3.3 x 4.0 in.
(116 x 84 x 103 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 12.1
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.54 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Color Filter Type:  
Anti Aliasing Filter:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 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, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 8.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30/15)
1280x720 (60/30)
960x540 (30)
640x480 (120/30)
320x240 (240)
Movie File Format: .MOV (H.264/MPEG-4)
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens: Zoom-Nikkor ED VR lens; 14 elements in 9 groups
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 23 - 810 mm
Zoom Ratio: 36.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.4 (wide) / f/5.7 (tele) - f/8
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect AF: Auto (9-area automatic selection), Center, Face priority, Manual with 99 focus areas, Subject tracking
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes
Viewfinder Type: EVF type; 0.24 in. TFT LCD, approx. 230,000 dot with diopter adjustment
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen:
Selfie Screen:
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto (160 to 800), Fixed Range Auto (160 to 200, 160 to 400), High ISO Sensitivity Auto (ISO 160 to 1600) 160, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Flash, Preset Manual (Custom)
Shutter Speed Range: 8 - 1/1500
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Matrix, Center weighted, Spot, Spot AF Area
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: 19 Scene modes including Advanced Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Party/Indoor, Beach, Snow, Sunset, Dusk/dawn, Close-up, Food, Museum, Fireworks show, Black and white copy, Panorama, Pet portrait; Easy Panorama Scene mode
Self Timer: 2 , 10, Smile seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes
High Resolution Composite: No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Flash off, Fill flash, Slow sync
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: [W]: 0.5 to 8.0 m (1 ft. 8 in. to 26 ft.) [T]: 2.2 to 4.5 m (7ft 3 in. to 14 ft.)
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:  
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format:  
RAW Capture Support: No
Movie File Format: .MOV (H.264/MPEG-4)
Included Memory: 102.0 MB
Included Memory Type: Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC:
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No
DPOF Compliant: No
Remote Control:
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): Mini HDMI with CEC
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 1.57
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 8.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 5
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.16
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.12
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.012
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 1.5
Play -> Record Time:  
Flash cycle time, full power (seconds): 7.5
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL5
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL5 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 220
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows XP/Vista/7, MacOS-X 10.4.11+
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Tilting Hi-res LCD, 5-way VR Image Stabilization, Dual EXPEED C2 processors, full PASM, 19 Scene modes, full 1080p HD movies, HS movies up to 120 fps, HDMI output, Easy Panorama Scene mode, Advanced Night Landscape mode, Night Portrait mode, Smile Timer, Face Priority AF, Blink Warning, Red-eye Fix, Skin Softening, Best Shot Selector. Available in black or red.