Nikon COOLPIX B500 Digital Camera (Black)



PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS

  • 16MP 1/2.3" BSI CMOS Sensor
  • NIKKOR f/3.0-6.5 ED Lens
  • 22.5-900mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • 40x Optical Zoom Lens, 80x Dynamic Zoom
  • 3" 921k-Dot Tilting LCD
  • Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 30 fps
  • Bluetooth (BLE), Wi-Fi, NFC Connectivity
  • ISO 6400, 7.4 fps Continuous Shooting
  • 18 Scene Modes, Easy Auto Mode
  • Remote Control via Smartphone or Tablet

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The COOLPIX B500 Digital Camera from Nikon features a 16MP 1/2.3" BSI CMOS sensor for high-resolution imagery as well as Full HD 1080p video. This sensor's construction utilizes a stacked backside-illuminated design to improve clarity and image quality when working in dimly-lit conditions. The 40x optical zoom lens provides a 35mm equivalent focal range of 22.5-900mm, covering wide-angle to telephoto perspectives to suit working in a wide variety of environments. Further subject magnification can be achieved using the 80x Dynamic Fine Zoom that effectively doubles the camera's reach.

The lens also features Vibration Reduction to help reduce the appearance of camera shake when shooting at the longer zoom lengths or with longer shutter speeds. A 3" 921k-dot tilting LCD screen allows image composition from unique angles, as well as image review and menu navigation.
Built-in Bluetooth low energy (BLE), Wi-Fi, and NFC connectivity allow the B500 to pair with a compatible smart device using the Nikon SnapBridge app. Images can then be easily sent to the connected smartphone or tablet, and from there shared on favorite social media sites.

Designed for simple, stress-free operation with point and shoot capability for both still imagery and video, convenience is maximized by selecting from among 18 scene modes or using the Easy Auto Mode, which automatically optimizes the camera's settings even while shooting under challenging lighting conditions.

16MP Image Sensor
The 16MP 1/2.3" BSI CMOS sensor features stacked backside-illuminated technology to enhance its low-light capabilities. 7.4 fps of continuous shooting is possible along with an ISO range of 125-6400.

40x NIKKOR VR Zoom Lens
The B500 has a 40x NIKKOR ED VR zoom lens with a focal length range of 4.0-160mm, giving a 35mm equivalent of 22.5-900mm, which covers wide-angle to telephoto shots with a maximum aperture range of f/3.0-6.5. It features three ED lens elements for improving sharpness, color, and image quality, as well as Vibration Reduction to reduce the appearance of camera shake.

3" LCD Screen
The B500's tilting 3" 921k-dot TFT-LCD monitor has an anti-reflective coating as well as 5-level brightness adjustment; making it easy to compose images from unique angles, monitor video recording, and navigate menus.

Bluetooth low energy (BLE), Wi-Fi, and NFC with SnapBridge App
When paired with a compatible smart device using the Nikon SnapBridge app, built-in Bluetooth low energy (BLE), Wi-Fi, and NFC connectivity allow the B500 to quickly and easily send photos for sharing on social media sites. Upload photos on the go, even in remote locations, or use a smartphone or tablet to control the camera.

Full HD Video
Record Full HD 1080p video at 30 fps with stereo sound. 4-Axis Hybrid Vibration Reduction (VR) keeps videos steady. Transform a video into a fast-motion sequence with the Superlapse Movie feature, great for first-person perspectives, sports moments, video tours, and more.

Easy Exposure Control
Simple, stress-free operation with point and shoot capability for both still imagery and video. The Smart Portrait System utilizes multiple features such as Face Priority AF, Skin Softening, Blink Warning, and more to enhance images of people; while Target Finding AF quickly determines the intended subject and maintains focus. Choose from among 18 scene modes or Easy Auto Mode, which automatically optimizes the camera's settings, even while shooting under challenging lighting conditions.

Built-In Flash
When shooting in low-light or backlit situations, the pop-up flash can act as a fill light to produce well-exposed images.

Energy Efficient
Take up to 600 shots on four regular AA alkaline batteries. Capture an entire vacation and more on just one set of batteries.

(NCB500)


PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS

  • 16MP 1/2.3" BSI CMOS Sensor
  • NIKKOR f/3.0-6.5 ED Lens
  • 22.5-900mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • 40x Optical Zoom Lens, 80x Dynamic Zoom
  • 3" 921k-Dot Tilting LCD
  • Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 30 fps
  • Bluetooth (BLE), Wi-Fi, NFC Connectivity
  • ISO 6400, 7.4 fps Continuous Shooting
  • 18 Scene Modes, Easy Auto Mode
  • Remote Control via Smartphone or Tablet

Nikon COOLPIX B500 Digital Camera

Imaging

Pixels 16 Megapixel
Sensor 1/2.3" CMOS
File Formats
  • Still Images: JPEG
  • Movies: MP4, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
  • Audio: AAC
Max Resolution 16 MP: 4608 x 3456
Aspect Ratio 4:3
Image Stabilization Optical & Digital, 4-Way

Optics

Lens
  • NIKKOR, 12 elements in 9 groups
  • EFL: 4.0-160mm (35 mm equivalent: 22.5-900mm)
  • Aperture: f/3.0 (W) - 6.5 (T)
Zoom
  • Optical: 40x
  • Dynamic: 80x
Focus Range
  • Wide: 11.81" (30 cm) - Infinity
  • Telephoto: 11.5' (3.5 m) - Infinity
  • Wide Macro: 0.4" (1.0 cm) - Infinity

Exposure Control

ISO Sensitivity 125-1600 (Extended Mode: 3200-6400)
Shutter
  • Type: Electronic & Mechanical
  • Speed: 1 - 1/4000 Seconds 
  • 0 - 25 Seconds 
Exposure Metering Center-Weighted, Matrix, Spot
Exposure Modes
  • Modes: Auto, Programmed Auto, Scene Auto Selector, Scene Selection, Smart
  • Compensation: -2 EV to +2 EV (in 1/3 EV Steps)
Shooting Modes
  • Back Light
  • Beach
  • Close Up
  • Fireworks
  • Food
  • Multi-Exposure
  • Night Landscape
  • Night Portrait
  • Panorama
  • Party/Indoor
  • Pet Portrait
  • Portrait
  • Scene Auto Selector
  • Snow
  • Sports
  • Sunset
  • Time-Lapse Movie
White Balance Modes Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, White Set
Buffer/Continuous Shooting Up to 7.4 fps at 16 MP for up to 7 Frames
Self-Timer 2, 5, 10 Seconds

Flash

Flash Modes TTL Auto
Built-In Flash Yes
Maximum Effective Flash Range
  • Wide: 1.64 - 22.64' (0.5 - 6.9 m)
  • Telephoto: 11.48' (3.5 m)

Memory

Memory Card Type
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC

Recording

Video Recording Yes
Resolution
  • 1920 x 1080p: 30 fps, 25 fps, 15 fps, 12.5 fps
  • 1920 x 1080i: 60 fps, 50 fps, 15 fps, 12.5 fps
  • 1280 x 720p: 60 fps, 50 fps, 30 fps, 25 fps
  • 640 x 480p: 120 fps, 100 fps, 30 fps, 25 fps

Video

Audio Recording Built-In Mic: With Video (Stereo)

Viewfinder/Display

Screen 3" LCD Rear Screen Tilt (921,000 pixels)
Screen Coverage 98%

Connectivity/System Requirements

Connectors 1x HDMI D (Micro), USB 2.0
Wi-Fi Yes

Environmental

Operating/Storage Temperature
Operating
  • 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)

Power

Battery 4 x AA Batteries

Physical

Dimensions (W x H x D) 4.5 x 3.1 x 3.7" / 113.5 x 78.3 x 94.9 mm excluding projections
Weight 19.083 oz / 541 g with battery and SD card

Packaging Info

Package Weight 2.0 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.2 x 5.7 x 4.9"
SKU NCB500
Brand Nikon
Unit Of Measure ea
  • 1 Year Australian Warranty
  • 100% Australian Stock

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