Nikon S500 Review

 
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Model Name: Nikon Coolpix S500 
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General
Model Number: S500 
Camera Format: Ultra Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $299.95
Street Price: $185.33
Date Available: 2007-03-31
Tripod Mount:  
Weight: 4.4 oz (125 g)
Weight With Batteries? No
Size: 3.5 x 2.0 x 0.9 in.
(88 x 51 x 22 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
3072 x 1728 (5.3 MP, 16:9),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second:  
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 320x240, 160x120
Movie Frame Rate: 30, 30/15, 15
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 7.38
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.5" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 7.10 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 35 - 105 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: up to 4x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus:  
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 15 cm to Infinity
5.9 in to Infinity
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) / f/4.7 (tele) - ??? 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No 
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 50, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 2000
White Balance Settings:  
Shutter Speed Range:
Exp Adj Range (EV):  
Metering Modes:  
Program AE:  
Aperture Priority:  
Shutter Priority:  
Full Manual Exposure:  
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: 10 seconds
Flash
Internal 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. 8 in. to 24 ft. 7 in. / 0.5 to 7.5m (W), 1 ft. 8 in. to 13 ft. 1 in. / 0.5 to 4.0m (T); 
Ext Flash Connection:  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC 
Memory Included (MB): 26.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format:  
Movie File Format: QuickTime 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 1.1
Other Connection:  
Included Software: PictureProject  
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL10 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL10 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 180
Notes & Features: Special Features: Optical Lens shift VR, In-Camera Red-Eye Fix, Face-priority AF, D-Lighting 

 


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