For a lot of people, the Bridge camera is the perfect solution as it combines the portability of a compact camera while offering the full capability of a DSLR.
Point and shoot - If you're not quite the expert yet or you're just getting started in the world of photography, the Nikon COOLPIX B500 will satisfy your needs.
Casual videos - If the technicalities involved in altering video settings are not a priority, then this Nikon device is a very good option!
Streaming video live is a great way to share your experiences and this camera from Nikon provides a couple of connectivity options to help you with this.
For those special occasions, this Nikon camera is a great companion as you traverse the floor. It comes with an Image Stabilizer which helps maintain a steady shot while recording.
Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Nikon COOLPIX B500 is a great companion to have.
For the YouTubers - This is a good choice for your video recordings because in addition to it's excellent Image Sensor Size (6.17 x 4.55 mm mm), it comes with an in-built image stablizer that ensures your shots remain steady.
If you're looking to simply use your camera to point-and-shoot everyday moments with an item or person as the subject matter, then the COOLPIX B500 is an easy recommendation for this.
While taking those action shots during the day's event, you'll be aiming to keep your subject matter in sharp focus while they're in motion. The Auto Focus Tracking capability that comes with this camera helps with this.
Whether it's golf or tennis and everything in-between, the Tracking Focus capability in this camera allows you maintain your subject as the centre of attention even while in motion. It's Continuous Shooting Mode also helps take multiple shots in a couple of seconds allowing you assess a set of options you can pick from.
Whether its for living or non-living things, using the Nikon COOLPIX B500 for aquatic photos is a treat.
Sometimes while on sightseeing or on a tour, you can only observe things from a distance. Which is why the zoom capability on this camera comes in handy in that situation.
In scenarios where animals are darting about, the burst mode on this camera comes in handy as well as it's Tracking Focus capability. The combination of these features and the 6.17 x 4.55 mm (mm) Image Sensor on this camera, provides you with a device that suits your wildlife photography needs - whether tranquil or dramatic.
To capture mother nature in her full beauty requires a good eye and a camera that can adequately handle landscape scenarios. This model from Nikon is good fit as it's got the ability to focus on multiple parts of your picture frame.
Sometimes carrying cables about just so you can move your photos across the devices can be a pain. Good thing this particular model comes with Wi-Fi.
This device showcases a refined taste in mobile devices due to clean lines and a premium look.
Whether you want to blend in, or have a camera that doesn’t attract unwanted attention, the basic design of the COOLPIX B500 fits the bill.
|Camera Type||Bridge camera|
|Operating Temperature (T-T)||0 - 40 °F|
|Aperture Priority AE||Yes|
|Aperture Range (F-F)||3-6.5|
|Camera File System||DCF, Exif 2.3|
|Image Formats Supported||JPEG|
|Languages Support||ARA, BEN, BUL, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CZE, DAN, DEU, ENG, FIN, FRE, GRE, HIN, HUN, INC, ITA, JPN, KOR, NOR, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SER, SWE, TUR, UKR|
|Scene Modes Present||Yes|
|Self-timer Delay||2, 5, 10 s|
|Tripod Mounting Supported||Yes|
|Flash Range (tele)||0 - 3.5 m|
|Flash Range (wide)||0.5 - 6.9 m|
|Auto Focusing (AF) Modes||Contrast Detection Auto Focus|
|ISO Sensitivity||125, 1600, 3200, 6400|
|ISO Sensitivity (max)||6400|
|ISO Sensitivity (min)||125|
|Light Exposure Correction||± 2EV (1/3EV step)|
|Camera Shutter Type||Electronic|
|Continuous Shooting Mode||Yes|
|Fastest Camera Shutter Speed||1/1500 s|
|Camcorder Media Type||SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|HD Type||Not supported|
|Live stream capable||1|
|Maximum Video Resolution||1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Video Formats Supported||H.264, MP4, MPEG4|
|Audio Formats Supported||AAC|
|Microphone Operation Mode||Stereo|
|Digital Zoom||4 x|
|Focal Length Range (f-f)||4 - 160 mm|
|Lens Structure (elements/groups)||12/9|
|Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||900 mm|
|Minimum Aperture Number||3|
|Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||22.5 mm|
|Optical Zoom||40 x|
|Compatible Memory Cards||SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|Display Diagonal||3 "|
|Vari-angle LCD Display||Yes|
|Image Sensor Size||1/2.3|
|Image Sensor Size (W X H)||6.17 x 4.55 mm|
|Total Megapixels||16.76 MP|
|Ports & Interfaces|
|HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity||1|
|HDMI Connector Type||Micro|
|HDMI Ports Quantity||Yes|
|USB 2.0 Type-A Ports Quantity||1|
|Number Of Batteries Supported||4|
|Power Source Type||Battery|
|Lens Cap Included||Yes|
|Weight & Dimensions|
|Maximum Image Resolution||4608 x 3456 pixels|
|Still Image Resolution(s)||4608 x 3456, 3264 x 2448, 2272 x 1704, 1600 x 1200, 4608 x 2592, 3456 x 3456|
|Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)||0 - 85 %|