Nikon P5000 Review

 
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Model Name: Nikon Coolpix P5000 
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Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
General
Model Number: P5000
Camera Format: Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $399.95
Street Price: $399.99
Date Available: 2007-03-31
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 7.1 oz (200 g)
Weight With Batteries? No
Size: 3.9 x 2.5 x 1.6 in.
(98 x 65 x 41 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
3584 x 2016 (7.2 MP, 16:9),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1280 x 960 (1.2 MP, 4:3),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 0.8
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 320x240, 160x120
Movie Frame Rate: 30/15, 15, 15
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 10.37
CCD Size (inches): 1/1.8 inch
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 3:2
Sensor Type: CCD
Effective Megapixels: 10.00
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 36 - 126 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.50x
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: up to 4x
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: No
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 4 cm to Infinity
1.6 in to Infinity
Aperture Range: f/2.7 (wide) / f/5.3 (tele) - ???
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes
Viewfinder Type: Real-image optical zoom
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 64,100,200,400,800,1600,3200
White Balance Settings: Auto, Preset (Custom), Cloudy, Direct Sunlight, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Shade, Flash
Shutter Speed Range: 8 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 256-segment Matrix, Center-Weighted, Spot, Spot AF area
Program AE: No
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night Portrait, Party/indoor, Beach/Snow, Sunset, Dusk/Dawn, Night Landscape, Close up, Museum, Fireworks show, Copy, Back Light, Panorama Assist
Self Timer: 3 or 10 seconds
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto with red-eye reduction (In-Camera Red-Eye Fix), Anytime flash, Flash cancel, and Slow sync
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: 1 ft. to 26 ft. 3 in./ 0.3 to 8.0m (W), 1 ft. to 13 ft. 1 in./ 0.3 to 4.0m (T)
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Memory Included (MB): 21.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: AVI
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
External Connections: USB 1.1
Other Connection: DC input
Included Software: PictureProject
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS
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: Yes
CIPA Rating: 250
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Special Features: Optical Lens shift VR, In-Camera Red-Eye Fix, Face-priority AF, D-Lighting. ISO 3200 is available only for images of 5 MP (2592 x 1944) or smaller.

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