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Nikon COOLPIX B500 Digital Camera (Red) - US Version w/ Seller Warranty

Model Number: 26508
Web Code: 14673563

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Overview

16MP 1/2.3 BSI CMOS SensorNIKKOR f/3.0-6.5 ED Lens22.5-900mm (35mm Equivalent)40x Optical Zoom Lens, 80x Dynamic Zoom3 921k-Dot Tilting LCDFull HD 1080p Video Recording at 30 fpsBluetooth (BLE), Wi-Fi, NFC ConnectivityISO 6400, 7.4 fps Continuous Shooting18 Scene Modes, Easy Auto ModeRemote Control via Smartphone or Tablet
$798

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Overview

16MP 1/2.3 BSI CMOS SensorNIKKOR f/3.0-6.5 ED Lens22.5-900mm (35mm Equivalent)40x Optical Zoom Lens, 80x Dynamic Zoom3 921k-Dot Tilting LCDFull HD 1080p Video Recording at 30 fpsBluetooth (BLE), Wi-Fi, NFC ConnectivityISO 6400, 7.4 fps Continuous Shooting18 Scene Modes, Easy Auto ModeRemote Control via Smartphone or Tablet

The black 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 sensors 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 cameras 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 cameras 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 B500s 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 cameras 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.

UPC: 018208265060

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Reviewer Recommendation

88%

Of the 48 reviewers who responded, 42 would recommend this product.

Key Considerations

Averages based on how reviewers feel this product performs.

Quality: Good

Value: Good

Ease of Use: Good

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  • Okay for a point and shoot, but it's no DSLR.
    Verified BuyerReviewed by kid591 - May 8, 2017

    I purchased this as a supplement to carry with my Nikon DSLR. There are times when I have a zoom lens only with me and wanted the freedom to shoot close up or zoom. While my main camera does most of the work, this lighter weight camera is good to carry along. It can deliver sharp images from a distance, however I found the auto focus to be a bit weak. Even close up auto focusing seems a little weak. The screen size and ability to view at different angles is good, but you must be accustomed to using the screen only when composing a shot. Personally it is much easier for me to look into a viewfinder. Overall not a bad camera, but for the price, I can't recommend it as an only camera.

    Review originally posted on bestbuy.com

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

  • Wonderful camera for getting into photography
    Verified BuyerReviewed by Kira - April 16, 2017

    I have been searching for a new camera for a few years now when one of my friends recommended this one to me. I was a bit skeptical at first since different sites had mixed reviews but I buckled down and bought it. When it arrived I wasted no time in using it. The photo quality is amazing! I love the crisp shots the zoom takes and how vibrant the colors look. Lighting is much of an issue since I enjoy the auto setting. It takes decent night shots (even got some beautiful pictures of the moon). Overall Its a great camera and I'd recommend it.

    Review originally posted on bestbuy.com

    Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

  • Great Value!
    Reviewed by AngieB - November 9, 2016

    I was shopping for a camera that was more than an ultra compact point & shoot, but not quite a DLSR. Picture quality a must. The ability to use the Snapbridge function for immediate social media posting was a seller! As this is being used for business purposes. While the initial set up for Snapbridge with my iPhone 6 was tedious; it is so worth it! I called the tech support line twice to assist with the program as the firmware on the camera needed to be updated first. But now it works like a dream! Love this camera and would recommend it!

    Review originally posted on bestbuy.com

    Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.


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