• 1 inch 122.9mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 240.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 23.00mm - 900.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon XC10 4K Digital Camcorder
  • Nikon Coolpix B500
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Predecessor:   Nikon L840
L840 vs B500
Successor:   Nikon B600
B500 vs B600
General
Model Number: XC10 B500
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Other Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $2499.00 $299.95
Street Price: $1,999.00 $296.95
Date Available: 2015-06-15 2016-04-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 36.7 oz (1,040 g)
includes batteries
19.1 oz (541 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.9 x 4.0 x 4.8 in.
(125 x 102 x 122 mm)
4.5 x 3.1 x 3.8 in.
(114 x 78 x 96 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 12.0 16.1
Sensor Format: 1 inch 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 122.88mm2 (12.80mm x 9.60mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 3.20 microns 1.34 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.7x n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG  
Anti Aliasing Filter:   None
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2664 (10.7 MP, 3:2),
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2272 x 1704 (3.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3456 x 3456 (11.9 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.8 7.4
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 3840x2160 (30p/​24p)
1920x1080 (60p/​60i/​30p/​24p)
1280x720 (120p)
1920x1080 (60i/​50i/​30p/​25p)
1280x720 (30p/​25p)
640x480 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (15p/​12.5p)
640x480 (120p/​100p)
Movie File Format: File Format: MXF; Video Format: XF-AVC (Intra, Long GOP); Compression Format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: Linear PCM 48 kHz 16-bit stereo MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC stereo)
Composite Video Out: No Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Canon 4K Video Lens; 14 elements in 12 groups including 2 UD elements, 2 Hi-UD elements, and a three-surface, 2-piece aspherical lens Zoom-Nikkor ED VR; 12 elements in 9 groups including 3 ED elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 240mm 23 - 900mm
Focal Length (actual): 8.9 - 89mm 4 - 160mm
Zoom Ratio: 10.00x 40.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8(W) / f5.6 (T) - f/? with 8-blade diaphragm; built-in ND filter, 1/8 (3-step) equivalent f/3.0 or f/6.0 (wide) / f/6.5 or f/13 (tele), via electronically controlled ND filter (-2.0 AV)
Integrated ND Filter: Yes No
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 8 cm to Infinity
3.1 in to Infinity
1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: 58.0mm n/a
Thread Type: On lens n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 2x Digital Teleconverter Up to 4x; 2x Dynamic Fine Zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect AF with Face Detection; Push AF, AiAF (Photo Mode), Touch Focus Contrast Detection: Center, Face priority, Manual with 99 focus areas, Subject tracking, Target Finding AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? No Yes
Manual Focus: Yes No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Optional optical loupe viewfinder attachment for LCD screen  
Focus Peaking: Yes No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,030,000 dots 921,000 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: Yes No
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 20000 6400
Minimum ISO (native): 160 125
ISO Settings: Auto, ISO 160-20000 Auto, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200*, 6400*; *Available when using Auto mode
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten (incandescent lamps or halogen bulbs), Fluorescent H (3-wavelength type fluorescent), Fluorescent (white fluorescent), Manual (2) Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Preset Manual
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 1/2 sec 1/1500 - 1 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Stills: Evaluative, Centre-weighted, Spot; Movies: Standard, Spotlight, Backlight Matrix, Center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x), Spot (digital zoom 2X or more)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes No
Shutter Priority: Yes No
Full Manual Exposure: Yes No
Creative Exposure Modes: SCN: Portrait, Sports, Night Scene, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks Smart Portrait, Backlighting, Beach, Bird-watching, Close-up, Dusk/Dawn, Easy Panorama, Fireworks Show, Food, Landscape, Moon, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Party/Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Scene Auto Selector, Short Movie Show, Snow, Sports, Sunset, Special Effects
Self Timer:   10 or 2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes  
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No Yes
Flash Modes: n/a Auto, Auto w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off, Flash On, w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off; Slow Syncro
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a Auto ISO: [W]: 0.5 to 6.9m [T]: 1.5 to 3.5m
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation:    
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I  
Other Memory: CFast cards supported  
Dual Card Slots: Yes No
RAW Capture Support: No No
Uncompressed Format:    
Movie File Format: File Format: MXF; Video Format: XF-AVC (Intra, Long GOP); Compression Format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: Linear PCM 48 kHz 16-bit stereo MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC stereo)
Included Memory: 64,000.0 MB 20.0 MB
Included Memory Type: SanDisk 64GB CFast 2.0 card Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: Yes Yes
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes No
Headphone Jack: Yes No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: RC-6 wireless remote, Wi-Fi Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): DC Input Micro (Type-D) HDMI
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):    
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?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 3.8 7.4
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):   7
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):    
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
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):    
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:    
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):    
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LP-E6N/LP-E6 4 x AA
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Alkaline, Lithium disposables; NiMH rechargeables
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E6N Lithium-ion rechargeable 4 x Alkaline AAs
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes No
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes No
Software
Included Software:    
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: US bundle includes SanDisk 64GB CFast 2.0 card and card reader. Available in black and red.