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Nikon Coolpix P500 12.1MP Semi-SLR Camera (Black)

Nikon Coolpix P500 12.1MP Semi-SLR Camera (Black)
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  • 2 Year Nikon India Warranty
  • Electronic viewfinder for sharp, steady shooting
  • 360 180Easy Panorama mode
  • 1/2.3-inch CMOS sensor
  • HD 1080p
  • In-built Flash
  • 12.1 Megapixel
  • 36x Optical Zoom
  • 4000 x 3000 pixels
  • 102 MB
  • Point and Shoot
  • SUPC:

Technical Specification

Period 2 Years Nikon India Warranty
Effective Pixels
Pixels 12.1 Megapixels
Digital Zoom 4x
Optical Zoom 36x
Lens/ Lens Type NIKKOR ED Glass Lens
Focal Length 4.0-144mm
Image Sensor
Sensor Type BSI CMOS
Sensor Size 1/2.3-inch
LCD Info Display TFT-LCD with Anti-reflection Coating
Monitor/LCD Size 3 inch (7.62 cms)
Image Display Resolution 921,000 Dots
Image Size (pixels) 4000 x 3000 (12M)
Image Format JPEG
Video Format MOV Movie
Built-in-Flash Yes
Flash Range [W]: 0.5 to 8.0 m (1 ft. 8 in. to 26 ft.); [T]: 2.2 to 4.5 m (7ft 3 in. to 14 ft.)
Red Eye Reduction Yes
Interface(USB Cable) Yes, (USB 2.0)
Audio/Video Interface NTSC, PAL
Media Storage
In-Built Memory 102 MB
Memory Card Type SD memory cards (SDHC and SDXC compliant;), Upgradeable upto 64 GB
Power Supply AC Adapter EH-62A (optional)
Battery Type Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL5
Other Features
ISO Rating Auto (Auto Gain ISO 160-800), High ISO Sensitivity Auto (ISO 160-1600)
Self Timer 2 and 10 sec. Duration
Face Detection Yes
Shooting Modes Auto mode,Scene modes,Movie mode,P, S, A, and M exposure modes,Night Landscape,Night Portrait,Backlit Scene HDR,Smart Portrait,User Setting Preset
Continous Shots Continuous H (8 fps up to 5 shots), Continuous L (1.8 fps up to 24 shots), Continuous H:120 fps (1280x960, up to 50 shots),Continuous H: 60 fps (1600x1200, up to 25 shots)
Metering 256-segment matrix metering, Center-weighted metering, Spot metering, Spot AF area (with support for 99 focus areas)
Physical Specifications
Dimensions (WxHxD) 115.5 x 83.7 x 102.5 mm
Weight 494g
Warranty 2 year Nikon Warranty
Contents Camera, Camera Strap AN-CP21, Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL5, Charging AC Adapter EH-69P, USB Cable UC-E6, Audio Video Cable EG-CP16, View NX 2 CD, Lens Cap LC-CP23, User Manual


A compact alternative to the SLR, the Nikon Coolpix 500 is powered by an EXPEED C 2 dual image processor and comes with 12.1 Megapixel capabilities, giving you the ultimate SLR experience. With the longest zoom in the Coolpix series, this camera brings you the ultimate clicking experience with a 3 inch TFT LCD screen that has an anti-reflection coating and a resolution of 921,000 dot pixels.

Sensor and Optics

The camera comes with a 36x wide angle optical Zoom Nikkor ED glass lens that provides a digital zoom of 4x and optical zoom up to 36x. A 1/2.3 inch CMOS sensor with an optical sensor resolution of 12.1 Megapixels brings to you clear, high speed imaging. It also has an in-built flash of range 8m with multiple flash modes and auto-focus with contrast detection technique. The Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter has a speed of 1\1500 sec-2 sec, delivering high-speed image capture with superior picture quality. It supports a video recording at 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) at 30 fps streaming high resolution video at breakneck speeds. The camera offers an aperture range of F3.4 - F5.7 giving you perfect images even in dimly lit situations.

Body and Design

At 494g, the Nikon P500 has dimensions of 115.5 x 83.7 x 102.5 mm and is a compact, high utility camera with an Electronic Viewfinder. With a 3 inch TFT LCD monitor, the display offers discernible picture quality. A robust body and strategically positioned buttons make photography that much easier. An elegant, black design with a sturdy exterior makes the camera a formidable option along with an attractive, visual appeal.

Storage and Connectivity

With an internal memory of 102 MB, the camera supports external memory cards such as SD, SDHC, SDXC.  Equipped with a HDMI Mini connector, the camera offers easy connectivity to any source and USB 2.0 enables fast speed transfer and upload of pictures at the click of a mouse. A brilliant HD experience brought to you at a speed of 30 fps, the camera supports a 1920X2080 pixel resolution and is capable of recording 1h 20 min of video time in one charge. The camera supports various formats like MOV, JPEG-EXIF and mono/wav making it compatible with a variety of devices.

Other Features

The camera comes with a rechargeable Lithium Ion EN-EL5 battery and is equipped with Image stabilization technique by using a combination of Image-sensor shift and Electronic VR. With contrast detection and a face-priority feature capable of simultaneously focusing on 12 faces, the camera is a versatile device capturing fast-action, dimly lit images in beautiful splendour. A Skin Softening feature that equalizes skin tone at three different levels and a macro shooting option for proximity of up to 0.4 inches make photography a liberating experience. Check out our range of nikon camera.

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