Nikon P520 Review

 
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Model Name: Nikon Coolpix P520 
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General
Model Number: P520 
Camera Format: EVF 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $449.95
Street Price: $426.95
Date Available: 2013-02-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 19.4 oz (550 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.9 x 3.3 x 4.0 in.
(125 x 84 x 102 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4896 x 3672 (18.0 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 7.0
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 960x540, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 30p/25p/60i/50i, 60p/30p, 30p, 120p/30p/25p
Movie Audio: Yes 
CMOS Sensor (Megapixels): 18.10
CMOS Size (inches): 1/2.3" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Effective Megapixels: 18.10 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 1,000 mm
Zoom Ratio: 42.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 2x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Aperture Range: f/3.0 (wide) / f/5.9 (tele) - f/8.3 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes 
Viewfinder Type: EVF; 0.5 cm (0.2-in.) approx. 201K-dot equivalent LCD with the diopter adjustment function (-4 to +4 m-1) 
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.2
LCD Resolution: 921,000 dots
Touchscreen: No 
Articulating LCD: Yes 
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Fixed range auto (ISO 80-400, 80-800), ISO 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, Hi 1 (equivalent to 6400)
White Balance Settings: Auto1/2, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Manual 
Shutter Speed Range: 8 - 1/4000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 224-segment Matrix, Center-weighted, Spot 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Back Light, Beach, Black and White Copy, Close Up, Dusk/Dawn, Fireworks Show, Food, Landscape, Museum, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Panorama, Party/Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Scene Auto Selector, Snow, Sports, Sunset, 3D Photography 
Self Timer: 10 or 2 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off, Flash On, w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off; Slow Syncro 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: TBA 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB): 15.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format:  
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC stereo)  
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed, WiFi
Other Connection: Built-in GPS, Built-in Wi-Fi, Mini (Type-C) HDMI 
Included Software: Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM 
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: 200
Notes & Features: Lens-shift Vibration Reduction (VR) with Active Mode, 18.1-megapixel backside-illuminated (BSI) CMOS sensor, 3.2-inch Vari-Angle LCD monitor, Full HD 1080p movies, Built-in GPS. Available in Black, Red or Dark Grey. 

 


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