Nikon COOLPIX B500 Digital Camera - Red

Nikon
Product #:
NKD26508
Manufacturer #:
26508
UPC:
018208265084
  • COOLPIX B500 digital camera
  • 16MP 1/2.3" BSI CMOS sensor
  • 40x NIKKOR VR zoom lens
  • Built-in Wi-Fi, NFC & Bluetooth
  • 1080p Full HD video recording
  • Tilting 3.0" 921,000-dot LCD
  • ISO 6400, 7.4 fps continuous shooting
  • Easy exposure control
  • Simple & convenient operation 
  • Color: Red

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Screen Size:
3.0 in. diagonal
Screen Size:
The size of the screen listed by height and width.
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Compatible Media:
SD, SDHC, SDXC
Compatible Media:
A storage medium that is compatible with your portable device, in a form that can easily be removed or accessed by a PC such as a type of memory card that is compatible with your camera.
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Megapixels:
16 MP
Megapixels:
A megapixel is one million pixels. It is commonly used to describe the resolution of digital cameras. For example, a 7.2 megapixel camera is capable of capturing roughly 7,200,000 pixels. The higher the megapixel number, the more detail the camera can capture. Therefore, the megapixel count is a significant specification to look for when buying a digital camera.
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Video Resolution:
Full HD
Video Resolution:
The measurement in height x width of a captured video file. Common sizes are VGA, 720p, and 1080p.
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Overview

Easy to use and loaded with features, the Nikon Coolpix B500 Red Digital Camera takes the concept of photography to a whole new level. It is equipped with a 16 MP low-light CMOS sensor, which captures pictures and videos with a brilliant attention to detail. The NIKKOR ED glass lens offers a 40x optical zoom that brings out super-telephoto power, while the Dynamic Fine Zoom doubles that reach effectively for a breathtaking 80x zoom. This is useful whenever you want to bring distant subjects closer to your line of sight. The built-in WiFi, Bluetooth, and NFC facilities come in handy for connecting the camera to a smartphone to transfer content or control the camera wirelessly with the help of the SnapBridge app.

Optics and Focus

The Nikon Coolpix B500 features the NIKKOR ED glass lens that offers a 40x optical zoom for bringing out super-telephoto power, while the Dynamic Fine Zoom doubles that reach effectively for a breathtaking 80x zoom. This is useful whenever you want to bring distant subjects closer to your line of sight. The Intelligent Target Finding AF instantly determines the subject you wish to capture and applies the focus on it. The various exposure and white balance control modes are useful for assisting in an array of photography situations.

Sensor and Screen

The Coolpix B500 from Nikon is equipped with a 16 MP low-light CMOS sensor, which captures pictures and videos with a brilliant attention to detail. The 3.0-inch tiltable LCD screen has a 921,000-dot resolution that is ideal for browsing through menus and reviewing your captured content with a great deal of clarity.

Image and Video

The Coolpix B500 digital camera is capable of shooting videos at a Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels at 60i in formats that include H.264/MPEG-4 AVC and MP4. It can also capture still pictures at its maximum resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels in the JPEG format. You can shoot up to 7 shots continuously at an outstanding burst rate of 7.4 fps. The Lens-Shift Vibration Reduction (VR) is useful for counteracting the smallest movements in order to capture those clearer, sharper, blur-free pictures even when you are riding in a car or walking.

Other Features

Powering the Nikon Coolpix B500 digital camera are four AA-type batteries that provide up to 4 hours and 30 minutes of battery life. The built-in WiFi, Bluetooth, and NFC facilities come in handy for connecting the camera to a smartphone to transfer content or control the camera wirelessly with the help of the SnapBridge app. The Easy Auto Mode adjusts the camera settings automatically for each shot even in challenging situations for a hassle-free photography experience.

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Specifications

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Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Type:
Describes the makeup, build, and technology of the sensor that is in the camera.

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Display Specifications
Screen Size: 3.0 in. diagonal
Screen Size:
The size of the screen listed by height and width.

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Dots: 921,000 dots
Dots:
A measurement of the LCD Monitor's resolution not by width by height, but rather the total amount of dots.

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Detailed Specifications
Total Pixels: 16.76 million (approx.)
Total Pixels:
The total amount of pixels. Describes the detail an image holds.

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Coverage: 98%
Coverage:
This is the maximum viewing area through a camera's viewfinder.

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Compatible Media: SD, SDHC, SDXC
Compatible Media:
A storage medium that is compatible with your portable device, in a form that can easily be removed or accessed by a PC such as a type of memory card that is compatible with your camera.

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Viewfinder: 3" LCD Rear Screen Tilt (921,000 pixels)
Viewfinder:
The eye level device you look through to compose the image.

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Megapixels: 16 MP
Megapixels:
A megapixel is one million pixels. It is commonly used to describe the resolution of digital cameras. For example, a 7.2 megapixel camera is capable of capturing roughly 7,200,000 pixels. The higher the megapixel number, the more detail the camera can capture. Therefore, the megapixel count is a significant specification to look for when buying a digital camera.

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Shutter
Shutter Speeds: 1/1500-1 sec.; 1/4000 sec. (maximum speed during high-speed continuous shooting); 25 sec. (Star trails in Multiple Exposure Lighten Scene Mode)
Shutter Speeds:
The amount of time the shutter stay open for exposure. Measured in fractions of seconds.

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Shutter Type: Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter
Shutter Type:
Blades or some type of cover that controls the time during which light reaches the film or sensor. Older cameras use mechanical shutters while new cameras use electronic shutters.

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Self Timer: Can be selected from 10, 2 and 5 seconds duration (self-portrait timer)
Self Timer:
Allows a delay between pressing the shutter release button and the actual firing of the shutter. Commonly used to give photographers time to put themselves in the shot and to take photos without having to physically have their hands on the camera during exposure.

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Control Specifications
ISO Speed: ISO 125 - 1600; ISO 3200, 6400 (available when using P, S, A or M mode)
ISO Speed:
The ISO speed setting dictates sensitivity to light. The higher the ISO speed, the more sensitive the film or digital sensor is to light. Higher ISOs have the effect of noise in an image. The actual ISO at which the noise occurs varies from camera to camera. Low ISOs are generally used for brighter lighting conditions and high ISOs are often used for low light or action shots.

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Exposure Compensation: -2 EV to +2 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)
Exposure Compensation:
Refers to the option for the user to override the internal light meter in the camera to either OVER or UNDER expose based on middle/18% gray. This is especially useful when photographing either extremely white/bright scenes or when in very dark/dimly lit scenarios.

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Meter Modes: Matrix, Center-weighted, Spot
Meter Modes:
The various modes in which the camera will measure light. Most DSLRs and some advanced point and shoots have the ability to meter an entire scene (matrix/evaluative) or a specific point (centerweighted/spot)

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A/V Mode
Video Resolution: Full HD
Video Resolution:
The measurement in height x width of a captured video file. Common sizes are VGA, 720p, and 1080p.

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Video Recording System: Yes
Video Recording System:
Describes the camera's video recording capability. Will describe the camera's video recording system, image sensor, video resolution, as well as other pertinent information related to the camera's video recording.

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Audio Recording: Built-in Mic: With Video, Stereo
Audio Recording:
Describes the camera's audio recording capability. Will describe the type of microphone and any additional XLR/miniphone jacks.

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Physical Specifications
Dimensions: 4.5 x 3.1 x 3.7" (113.5 x 78.3 x 94.9 mm) (excluding projections)
Dimensions:
The measurements of an object.

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Weight: 19.08 oz (541 g) (with battery and SD card)
Weight:
The physical weight of the item without packaging.

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Color: Red
Color:
The color of the item.

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Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Built-in Flash:
A flash that is embedded or part of the camera. Built-in flashes are found in both DSLR and Point & Shoot cameras. Although practical because of their small size and ease of use, built-in flashes are often ineffective and/or unflattering as a main source of light.

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Operating Range: [W]: 0.5 to 6.9m (1 ft. 8 in. to 22ft.); [T]: 3.5m (11 ft.)
Operating Range:
The minimum and maximum distance of effective flash.

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Imaging & Exposure Control
White Balance: Auto , Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, White Balance Preset
White Balance:
White Balance is the process of removing unrealistic color casts so that objects which appear white in person are rendered white in your photo.

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Power System
Battery Type: 4x AA Batteries
Battery Type:
The type of battery for a device. Some cameras use single use alkaline while others use rechargeable lithium batteries.

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Shooting Capacity: AA Alkaline: 600 shots; AA Lithium: 1,240 shots; EN-MH2: 750 shots; Movies: AA Alkaline: Approx. 1 hour 30 minutes; AA Lithium: Approx. 4 hours 30 minutes; EN-MH2: Approx. 2 hours 35 minutes
Recording Data
Internal Memory: Approx. 20 MB
Internal Memory:
This is the internal data storage of a device that does not include expandable memory.

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Number of Recorded Pixels: 1920 x 1080p: 30 fps, 25 fps, 15 fps, 12.5 fps; 1920 x 1080i: 60 fps, 50 fps, 15 fps, 12.5 fps; 1280 x 720p: 60 fps, 50 fps, 30 fps, 25 fps; 640 x 480p: 120 fps, 100 fps, 30 fps, 25 fps
Number of Recorded Pixels:
"The number of recorded pixels" refers to the number of pixels in an image (a pixel is a cluster of dots). The larger the file size, the better the image quality when printed.

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Image Formats: Still Images: JPEG; Movies: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: AAC
Image Formats:
The types of files that a particular camera produces. All cameras output JPEG images, but some of the more sophisticated models will shoot in RAW mode. RAW Image Formats will vary based on manufacturer.

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Brand
Brand: Nikon
LCD Monitor
LCD Type: TFT-LCD with Anti-reflection coating
LCD Type:
Type of LCD monitor.

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Focusing Control
Focus Modes: Center, Face priority, Manual with 99 focus areas, Subject tracking, Target Finding AF
Focus Modes:
The types of focus modes an item has.

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Camera Attributes
Image Sensor Size: 1/2.3"
Image Sensor Size:
Refers to the actual physical size of the imaging sensor in the camera. A sensor that has the same dimensions as a 35mm frame of film is considered to be "full" frame. Other smaller sensor sizes are described in terms relative to a "full" sized sensor. (e.g. an APS-C 1.5x crop sensor)

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Camera Type: Compact Camera
Camera Type:
The type of camera. Examples: SLR, point and shoot, mirrorless.

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Lens
Digital Zoom: Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 3,600mm lens in 35mm format)
Digital Zoom:
A function of a digital camera that makes an image seem close-up.

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Focusing Range: Wide: 11.81" (30 cm) - Infinity; Telephoto: 11.48' (3.5 m) - Infinity; Wide Macro: 0.4" (1.02 cm) -Infinity
Focusing Range:
The range a camera is able to focus on for a certain image.

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Focal Length: 4.0-160mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 22.5–900 mm lens in 35mm format)
Focal Length:
The distance between the film and the optical center of the lens when the lens is focused on infinity.

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Auto Focus System: Contrast-detect AF
Auto Focus System:
The type of auto focus sytem.

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Lens Specs
Maximum Aperture: f/3.0-6.5
Maximum Aperture:
How wide a lens can be opened.

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Optical Zoom: 40x
Optical Zoom:
Optical Zoom

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In The Box

  • Nikon COOLPIX B500 Digital Camera (Red)
  • UC-E16 USB Cable
  • AN-CP21 Strap
  • LC-CP31 Lens Cap for COOLPIX L840
  • 4 x AA Batteries

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