Nikon COOLPIX P500 Digital Camera


What does the 33% ReviewGist Score mean?

Nikon COOLPIX P500 is a not recommended buy as per the ReviewGist score of 33%. This is because even though the Nikon COOLPIX P500 has garnered good reviews from most reviewers, it might not come with the latest specifications as it is a relatively very old model.

  • Good ratings from over 49 review sources with an average rating of 3.5 stars. Top review sources include, stars), stars) and stars).
  • Released 3 years 7 months ago (Feb 2011) which makes it one of the very old digital cameras in the market.


Key Features
Camera Type SLR-like (bridge)
Image Sensor Type CMOS
Optical Zoom 36.0 x
Resolution 12.1 Megapixel
LCD Screen Size 3.0 in.
HD Recording Format 1080p (HDTV)
Digital Zoom 4.0 x
Focal Length 4.0-144.0mm
Focus Range Approx. 1 ft. 8 in. to infinity Approx. 7 ft. 3 in. to infinity
Focus Type Autofocus
Interchangeable Lens Not Interchangeable Lens
Macro Focus Range 0.4in. to infinity
35mm Zoom Lens 22.5-810mm
Image Quality
Camera Resolution 12.75 Megapixel
Image Resolutions 4000 X 3000, 3264 x 2448, 2592 x 1944, 2048 x 1536, 1600 x 1200, 1280 x 960, 1024x768, 640 x 480, 3984 x 2656, 3968 x 2232, 1920 x 1080, 2992 x 2992
Image Sensor Size 7.7 mm
Video Format AVCHD, MOV (H.264/MPEG-4)� 
Video Resolutions 1920 x 1080
Video Speed 30.0 fps
Exposure Control
Aperture Range f3.4/f5.7(w/t)
Frames Per Second 30.0 Frames
Shutter Speed 2 - 1/1500 sec
White Balance Auto, Preset manual, Daylight, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Flash
Min. ISO Speed 160.0
Max. ISO Speed 3200.0
Compression Type JPEG, DCF, DPOF, EXIF 2.3
Memory Type SD Card, SDHC Card, SDXC Card
Flash Functions anti red-eye auto fill in off slow flash
Flash Type Built-In
ISO Speeds ISO 160, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
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Viewfinder / Display
LCD Panel LCD Panel
LCD Panel Size 3.0 in.
LCD Screen Resolution 921000.0 pixels
Viewfinder LCD Viewfinder
Touchscreen Panel Not Touchscreen Panel
Interface Type USB 2.0
Video Interface Video Out
Power Supply
Battery Life 220.0 Images
Battery Type Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery
Included Features
Built-in Microphone Built-in Microphone
Self Timer 10 Sec, 2 Sec
Tripod Mount Tripod Mount
Depth 3.29 in.
Height 4.0 in.
Weight 1.0 lb.
Width 4.5 in.
Exterior Color Black, Red
Family Line Nikon COOLPIX
Included Accessories Lens cap, Carrying strap
MPN 26256
Product ID 106834251
Release Date 2011
UPC 18208262564
Waterproof Not Waterproof
ReviewGist ID 64021,106834251

Manufacturer Description

12.8 Megapixel, Point and Shoot Camera, 3 in. LCD Screen, 36x Optical Zoom, With High Definition Video, Weight: 1.09 lb.
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