Nikon Coolpix P530
Nikon Coolpix P530
Top 61%978 points
Top 61%
Top specs and features

Nikon Coolpix P530 review: 42 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

16MP
Panono Camera: 108MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
4.55 x 6.17mm
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.
4
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
7fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps

5. 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.
12800 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO

6. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
240shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots

7. 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

8. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/4000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s

9. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Nikon Coolpix P530
49% have it

10. 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 P530
72% have it

11. battery power

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

12. width

123mm
DxO One: 26.2mm

13. volume

1012.54cm³
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³

14. height

84mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm

15. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Nikon Coolpix P530
54% have it

16. 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 P530
35% have it

17. thickness

98mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm

18. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Nikon Coolpix P530
47% have it

19. screen size

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

20. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Nikon Coolpix P530
88% have it

21. Has an electronic viewfinder

An electronic viewfinder (or EVF) is a small display showing the image. Benefits of these over optical viewfinders include: they show more of the image, they can be more compact, focusing is easier with digital zoom, and they can also sometimes have extra info on the display, eg. a live histogram.
Nikon Coolpix P530
18% have it

22. has a BSI sensor

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
Nikon Coolpix P530
20% have it

23. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Nikon Coolpix P530
86% have it

24. has a CMOS sensor

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
Nikon Coolpix P530
69% have it

25. has manual focus

This allows to manually set the focus.
Nikon Coolpix P530
62% have it

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