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: No
Weight: 4.4 oz (125 g)
Size: 3.5 x 2.0 x 0.9 in.
(88 x 51 x 22 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 7.1
Sensor Format: 1/2.5 inch
Sensor size: 24.7104mm2 (5.76mm x 4.29mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.88 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Color Filter Type:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: 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)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2)
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 640x480 (30)
320x240 (30/15)
160x120 (15)
Movie File Format: QuickTime
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out:
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: Zoom-Nikkor
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 35 - 105 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) / f/4.7 (tele) - ???
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 15 cm to Infinity
5.9 in to Infinity
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: up to 4x
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect, includes Face Priority AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: No
Evf Resolution In Pixels:  
Evf Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.5
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen:
Selfie Screen:
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto, 50, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 2000
Auto ISO Mode: No
White Balance Settings:  
Shutter Speed Range:  
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation:  
Metering Modes:  
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes No
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
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes
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: 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);
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Dual Card Slots:
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: QuickTime
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC:
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 1.1
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended):  
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 (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 180
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: PictureProject
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Special Features: Optical Lens shift VR, In-Camera Red-Eye Fix, Face-priority AF, D-Lighting

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