Nikon Coolpix P500
Nikon Coolpix P500
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Nikon Coolpix P500 review: 52 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

12.75MP
Panono Camera: 108MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
6.17 x 4.55mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
9
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
8fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Nikon Coolpix P500
27% have it

6. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
3200 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
220shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots

8. video recording (main camera)

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps

9. weight

494g
HTC Re: 65.5g

10. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/1500s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s

11. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Nikon Coolpix P500
50% have it

12. pixel density

462ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 2160ppi

13. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Nikon Coolpix P500
46% have it

14. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Nikon Coolpix P500
72% have it

15. resolution

1108 x 831px
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 5184 x 3888px

16. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Nikon Coolpix P500
26% have it

17. battery power

1100mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh

18. width

115mm
DxO One: 26.2mm

19. volume

986.61cm³
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³

20. height

83.7mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm

21. has sensor shift stabilization

With sensor shift, the image sensor (rather than the lens) moves to counterbalance any vibration of the camera. This means the image will be stabilised regardless of what lens is being used.
Nikon Coolpix P500
18% have it

22. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Nikon Coolpix P500
35% have it

23. thickness

102.5mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm

24. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Nikon Coolpix P500
65% have it

25. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Light L16: 5"

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