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Nikon Coolpix B500 Digital Camera in Black

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Nikon Coolpix B500 Digital Camera in Black

Nikon Coolpix B500 Digital Camera in Black


Get stunning image quality the simple way with the Nikon COOLPIX B500.

Explore the power of its NIKKOR 40x optical zoom, extendable to 80x Dynamic Fine Zoom¹, putting you at the heart of the action, with the side zoom control adding to superb stability. Take a unique viewpoint with the high-definition tilting LCD monitor, easily recapture subjects with the Snap-back zoom button and keep your camera connected to your smart device with SnapBridge. Intuitive operation makes shooting simple and frequently used functions can be accessed via the mode dial, while the classic design feels comfortable in your hands.

The 16-megapixel COOLPIX B500 helps you to capture life from a creative angle.


TypeCompact digital camera  
Effective pixels16.0 million (Image processing may reduce the number of effective pixels.)  
Image sensor1/2.3-in. type CMOS, Total pixels: approx. 16.76 million  
LensNIKKOR lens with 40x optical zoom  
Focal length4.0 to 160 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 22.5 to 900 mm lens in 35 mm [135] format)  
F-numberf/3 to 6.5  
Lens construction12 elements in 9 groups (3 ED lens elements)  
MagnificationUp to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 3600 mm lens in 35 mm [135] format)  
Vibration reductionLens-shift VR (still images), Lens shift and electronic VR (movies)  
AutofocusContrast-detect AF  
Focus range[W]: Approx. 30 cm (1 ft) to infinity, [T]: Approx. 3.5 m (11 ft) to infinity, Macro mode: Approx. 1 cm (0.4 in.) to infinity (wide-angle position) (All distances measured from center of front surface of lens)  
AF-area modeFace priority, manual with 99 focus areas, center, subject tracking, target finding AF  
Monitor7.5 cm (3-in.) diagonal, Approx. 921k-dot, wide viewing angle TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating and 5-level brightness adjustment, tiltable approx. 85° downward, approx. 90° upward  
Frame coverageApprox. 99% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)  
Frame coverage (playback mode)Approx. 99% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)  
Storage mediaSD, SDHC, SDXC, Internal memory (approx. 20 MB)  
File systemDCF and Exif 2.3 compliant  
Storage file formatsStill images: JPEG, Movies: MP4 (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC stereo)  
Image size (pixels)16M (High) [4608 x 3456 (Fine)], 16M [4608 x 3456], 8M [3264 x 2448], 4M [2272 x 1704], 2M [1600 x 1200], VGA [640 x 480], 16:9 [4608 x 2592], 1:1 [3456 x 3456]  
ISO sensitivityISO 125 to 1600, ISO 3200, 6400 (available when using Auto mode)  
Exposure meteringMatrix, center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x), spot (digital zoom 2x or more)  
Exposure controlProgrammed auto exposure and exposure compensation (–2.0 to +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)  
Shutter typeMechanical and CMOS electronic shutter  
Shutter speed1/1500 to 1 s, 1/4000 s (maximum speed during high-speed continuous shooting), 25 s (Star trails of Multiple exp. Lighten scene mode)  
Self-timer10 s, 2 s, 5 s (self-portrait timer)  
ApertureElectronically-controlled ND filter (–2 AV) selection  
Aperture range2 steps (f/3 and f/6 [W])  
Built-in flashYes  
Flash range (approx.)[W]: 0.5 to 6.9 m (1 ft 8 in. to 22 ft), [T]: 3.5 m (11 ft)  
Flash controlTTL auto flash with monitor preflashes  
USBHi-Speed USB, Supports Direct Print (PictBridge), Audio/video output connector (NTSC or PAL can be selected)  
HDMI outputHDMI micro connector (Type D)  
Audio inputStereo mini-pin jack (3.5-mm diameter; plug-in power supported)  
Audio outputStereo mini-pin jack (3.5-mm diameter)  
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) standardsIEEE 802.11b/g (standard wireless LAN protocol)  
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) operating frequency2412 to 2462 MHz (1 to 11 channels)  
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) securityAuthentication: Open system, WPA2-PSK  
Bluetooth standardsBluetooth Specification Version 4.1  
Supported languagesArabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese  
Power sourcesFour LR6/L40 (AA-size) alkaline batteries Four FR6/L91 (AA-size) lithium batteries Four EN-MH2 Rechargeable Ni-MH batteries (available separately) EH-67/EH-67s AC Adapter (available separately)  
Battery lifeApprox. 600 shots when using alkaline batteries, Approx. 1240 shots when using lithium batteries, Approx. 750 shots when using EN-MH2 batteries  
Actual battery life for movie recordingApprox. 1 h 30 min when using alkaline batteries1, Approx. 4 h 30 min when using lithium batteries1, Approx. 2 h 35 min when using EN-MH2 batteries1  
Tripod socket1/4 (ISO 1222)  
Dimensions (W x H x D)Approx. 113.5 x 78.3 x 94.9 mm (4.5 x 3.1 x 3.8 in.) (excluding projections)  
WeightApprox. 542 g (1 lb 3.2 oz) (including LR6/L40 (AA-size) alkaline batteries and memory card)  
Operating environment - temperature0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)  
Operating environment - humidity85% or less (no condensation)  
Supplied accessoriesCamera Strap, LR6/L40 (AA-size) Alkaline Batteries (x4)(The included batteries are for trial use only.), LC-CP31 Lens Cap (with cord), UC-E16 USB Cable


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