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Nikon's Coolpix P500 megazoom camera offers up to 36x optical zoom via its built-in lens. The P500 also has a 3.0-inch articulating display, 1080p video recording capability, and a 12.1-megapixel CMOS sensor.

Description

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: 03/2011
  • Price at launch: $399.95

Availability

  • Camera type: Point-and-shoot
  • Width: 4.55 inches
  • Height: 4.04 inches
  • Depth: 3.3 inches
  • Weight: 1.09 pounds
  • Color: Red / Black, Black
  • Internal image stabilization: Yes

Hardware

  • Sensor size: 1/2.3"
  • Sensor type: CMOS
  • Effective pixels: 12.1 megapixels

Sensor

  • Minimum ISO: 160
  • Maximum ISO: 3200
  • Fastest shutter speed (1/n seconds): 1500
  • Slowest shutter speed (n seconds): 2 seconds
  • Focus points: 9
  • Max. continuous shooting speed: 8 FPS

Controls

  • Size: 3 inches
  • Resolution: 921000 dots
  • Articulating / hinged screen: Yes
  • Built-in viewfinder: Yes

Display

  • Video capture: Yes
  • Max. resolution: 1080p
  • Standard framerate(s): 30

Video

  • Supported video formats: MPEG-4

Software

  • Focal length (35mm equivalent - wide): 23 mm
  • Focal length (35mm equivalent - telephoto): 810 mm
  • Widest aperture / f-stop: 3.5
  • Optical zoom: 36 x
  • Digital zoom: 4 x

Lens

  • Internal size: 102 MB
  • Supported media: SD, SDHC, SDXC

Storage

  • Built-in speaker: Yes
  • Built-in microphone: Yes

Audio

  • Video out: Yes
  • Connection(s): USB, HDMI mini

Ports

  • Model: EN-EL5
  • Removable: Yes

Battery

Yes (Built-in)

Flash

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