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Nikon Coolpix P500 Black Digital Camera {12.1 M/P}

Nikon Cameras
KEH Model# 353896

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Nikon Coolpix P500 Black Digital Camera {12.1 M/P} Description


Introduced February 2011 as the Coolpix P100 replacement the Nikon Coolpix P500 is a high-end compact camera. It has 12.1 megapixels with CMOS sensor and Nikkor 36x optical zoom lens. The zoom can be adjusted around the shutter button and the button on the side of the lens. Coolpix has Lens-shift VR image stabilization that serves as a tool in achieving continuous sharp images. The Coolpix P500 has Full HD video with stereo sound, flip out screen, and full manual controls. 

  • Easy Panorama stitching
  • Smart Portrait System
  • EXPEED C2 Image Processor
  • 5-way VR Image Stabilization
  • 3" Vari-Angle 921k-dot LCD

You've never been closer to the action than you are with this 36x wide-angle optical Zoom-NIKKOR ED glass lens. Its optical zoom (22.5-810mm) pulls you in from wide panoramas to crisp close ups. Plus, a side zoom control marks the end of shaky zooms-freeing you to capture great action photos with minimal blur. So whether you're shooting a mountain vista or zooming in on a snowboarder, say goodbye to missed shots. This lens catches it all. It even allows for macro shooting as close as 0.4 inches!

KEH Specifications

  • Megapixels: 12.1
  • Body Color: Black
  • Sensor Size/Type: 1/2.3 in. / CMOS
  • Resolution: 4000 x 3000 
  • ISO: Auto, High Auto, 160-3200
  • White Balance: Auto and manual
  • Shooting Modes: Back light, beach, black and white copy, close up, dusk/dawn, fireworks show, food, landscape, museum, night landscape, night portrait, panorama, party/indoor, pet portrait, portrait, scene auto selector, snow, sports, sunset
  • Image Stabilization: Image sensor-shift
  • Optical Zoom: 36x
  • Aperture Range: f/3.5-5.7
  • LCD Size: 0.24 in.
  • Shutter Speed: 2 sec. - 1/1500 sec.
  • Built-in Flash: Yes
  • Continuous Drive: 8 fps
  • Video: Yes 
  • Memory Card Type(s): SD, SDHC, SDXC and ~102MB internal storage 
  • Battery: One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL5
  • Weight: (WITH batery and SD memory card:) 494g
  • Dimensions: 4.6x3.3x4.1 in.
  • Manufacturer's Model #: 26256


General information

Manufacturer Part Number 26256
Manufacture GTIN 0018208262564
Brand Name Nikon
Product information
Camera Modes

Scene Modes:

  • Back Light
  • Beach
  • Black and White Copy
  • Close Up
  • Dusk/Dawn
  • Fireworks Show
  • Food
  • Landscape
  • Museum
  • Night Landscape
  • Night Portrait
  • Panorama
Flash Memory Capacity
102 MB
Image Sensor Size
1/2.3" (0.24" x 0.18")
Minimum Focus Distance
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Built-in
Battery Rechargeable
Display Screen Type
Image Sensor Type
Total Camera Resolution
12.8 Megapixel
Longest Shutter Speed
2 Second
Shortest Shutter Speed
1/1500 Second
Built-in Flash
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
22.50 mm to 810 mm
Analog Video Out
Maximum Flash Range (Telephoto)
14.76 ft
Maximum Flash Range (Wide)
26.25 ft
Minimum Flash Range (Telephoto)
Minimum Flash Range (Wide)
Lens Construction
14 Elements in 9 Groups
Product Model
Product Line
Exposure Control
  • Aperture-Priority Auto (A)
  • Manual (M)
  • Programmed Auto (P)
  • Shutter-Priority Auto (S)
Aspect Ratio
Display Resolution
921000 Pixel
White Balance Modes
  • Auto
  • Manual
Maximum Video Resolution
1920 x 1080
Effective Camera Resolution
12.1 Megapixel
Wide Angle
HD Movie Mode
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Focal Length
4 mm to 144 mm
Screen Size
Audio Formats
  • WAV
  • AAC
Memory Card Supported
  • Secure Digital (SD) Card
  • Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card
  • Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
ISO Sensitivity
  • Auto
  • ISO 160
  • ISO 200
  • ISO 400
  • ISO 800
  • ISO 1600
  • ISO 3200
  • High ISO Auto
Built-in Flash Modes
  • Auto Flash
  • Red-eye Reduction
Focus Modes
  • Auto
  • Manual
Image Stabilization
  • Optical
  • Digital
Language Supported
  • Arabic
  • Czech
  • Chinese (Simplified and Traditional)
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hungarian
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Thai
  • Turkish
  • Ukrainian
Platform Supported
  • PC
  • Mac
  • Face Detection
  • Aperture Priority
  • Continuous Shooting Mode
  • Manual White Balance
Built-in Devices
  • Microphone
Viewfinder Type
  • Electronic
Image Formats
  • JPEG
  • Black
Video Formats
  • MPEG-4