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Nikon D500

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Nikon D500 review: specs and price

Nikon D500

Why is Nikon D500 better than the average?

  • Sensor size
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    23.5 x 15.7mmvs260.67mm
  • Focus points
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    153vs74.74
  • Megapixels (main camera)
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    20.9MPvs18.01MP
  • Maximum light sensitivity
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    51200 ISOvs25079.88 ISO
  • Battery life (CIPA)
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    1240shotsvs411.84shots
  • Continuous shooting at high resolution
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    10fpsvs7.14fps
  • Video recording (main camera)
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    2160 x 30fpsvs43365.18fps
  • Fastest shutter speed
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    1/8000svs1/3126s

Price comparison

Nikon D500

Buy used:

$895.95

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$1,496.95
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Design

Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
With 100% coverage, you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage, you may have to crop your photos afterward to get them looking perfect.
An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens will capture. OVFs have no time lag and require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders, which can drain battery life. OVFs are also better in low light situations.
8.Has a hot shoe
Nikon D500
A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.
A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.

Optics

1.sensor size

23.5 x 15.7mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
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.
The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
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.
Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
6.has AF tracking
Nikon D500
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.
Phase-detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
9.shoots raw
Nikon D500
A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.

Videography

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.
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Slow-motion is an artistic video effect that makes time seem to go slower. It is achieved by recording a video at a higher frame-rate than the standard playback rate of 24fps or 30fps. Depending on camera capabilities, frame rates for slow-motion videos vary between 60fps and 960fps.

Audio

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Battery

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.supports Wi-Fi
Nikon D500
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.
It has two memory card slots, allowing you to store more photos without switching cards. This is particularly useful on long shoots when you need more space.
Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Price comparison

Nikon D500

Buy used:

$895.95

ProductStorePrice
Nikon D500 AmazonNikon D500 DX-Format Digital SLR (Body O...Nikon D500 DX-Format Digital SLR (Body Only), Base
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$1,496.95
Nikon D500 aliexpressShape flower camera lens hood for 18-135...Shape flower camera lens hood for 18-135mm lens CANON Kiss X9i 9000D X80 8000D X8i X70 X7i NIKON D7500 D500 D7200 D7100 D90 D80
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$9.86
Nikon D500 aliexpressHB-53 Bayonet Mount Lens Hood For Nikon ...HB-53 Bayonet Mount Lens Hood For Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-120mm f/4G ED VR Lens With D5300 D810a D800 D750 D610 D600 D500 D5 D4s
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$4.79
Nikon D500 aliexpress72mm Flower Lens Hood Screw Cover for So...72mm Flower Lens Hood Screw Cover for Sony Pentax Olympus Canon EOS Fujifilm Nikon D7500 D7200 D750 D810a D800 D610 D500 DSLR
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$3.08
Nikon D500 aliexpressLCD Screen Protector Pop-up Sun Shade LC...LCD Screen Protector Pop-up Sun Shade LCD Hood Shield Cover Digital Camera Only For Nikon D500 Folding LCD Hood
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$17.69
Nikon D500 aliexpress52mm 52 mm Tele Metal Lens Hood+Lens cap...52mm 52 mm Tele Metal Lens Hood+Lens cap For Nikon D5600 D5500 D5300 D5200 D3300 D3400 D750 D600 D500 D5 With AF-S 18-55mm Lens
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$4.60

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