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Nikon COOLPIX B500 Digital Camera (Black, Open Box)

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Nikon COOLPIX B500 Digital Camera (Black, Open Box)
Key Features
  • 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
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 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.
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Nikon B500 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 216MP Image Sensor
  • 340x NIKKOR VR Zoom Lens
  • 43" LCD Screen
  • 5Bluetooth low energy (BLE), Wi-Fi, and NFC with SnapBridge App
  • 6Full HD Video
  • 7Easy Exposure Control
  • 8Built-In Flash
  • 9Energy Efficient

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 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.

This open box item shows minimal signs of wear on its packaging only. The camera itself is in pristine condition and includes a limited 1-year warranty.

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.

Nikon B500 Specs

Imaging
Sensor Resolution
Effective: 16 Megapixel
Lens
Focal Length
4 to 160mm (35mm Equivalent: 22.5 to 900mm)
Optical Zoom
40x
Digital Zoom
4x Maximum (160x Combined Zoom)
2x Optimized (80x Combined Zoom)
Maximum Aperture
f/3 to 6.5
Focus Range
11.81" to Infinity / 30 cm to Infinity (Wide)
11.48' to Infinity / 3.5 m to Infinity (Telephoto)
Macro
0.4" to Infinity / 1.02 cm to Infinity (Wide)
Optical Design
12 Elements in 9 Groups
Exposure Control
Shutter Speed
Electronic Front Curtain Shutter
1/4000 to 1 Second
Exposure Modes
Auto
Exposure Compensation
-2 to +2 EV (1/3 EV Steps)
Continuous Shooting
Up to 7.4 fps at 16 MP for up to 7 Frames
Self-Timer
2/5/10-Second Delay
Special Options
Beach, Fireworks, Food, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Panorama, Party/Indoor, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset
Aspect Ratio
4:3
Image File Format
JPEG
Broadcast Output
NTSC/PAL
Interface
Media/Memory Card Slot
Single Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC
Resolution
921,000 Dot
Display Type
Tilting LCD
Flash
Built-In Flash/Light
Yes, Flash Only
External Flash Connection
No
Environmental
Battery Type
4x AA (Approx. 600 Shots)
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.955 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
8.8 x 6.4 x 4.4"

Nikon B500 Reviews

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Does the screen of the camera flip

Does the screen of the camera flip
Asked by: Ruta
The screen tilts up or down but not out to the side.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2020-07-07

When am I getting this delivered to me

When am I getting this delivered to me
Asked by: Ruta
If you place an order, it will be delivered within 2 to 3 days.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2020-06-15

Can the screen flip

Can the screen flip
Asked by: Ruta
Yes, the screen flips up or down.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2020-06-12

What f-stop does this camera go to?

What f-stop does this camera go to?
Asked by: Alexia
The Nikon COOLPIX B500 Digital Camera goes to F6.5.
Answered by: Lenny
Date published: 2020-03-26

question

Is there in the box of a new Nikon B500 included a manual? In other sites where they were showing the box of the camera stated there was a manual included. But not here in the list What's in the Box of the B&H store!
Asked by: Angela
In the Box Nikon COOLPIX B500 Digital Camera (Black) Nikon UC-E16 USB Cable Nikon AN-CP21 Strap Nikon LC-CP31 Lens Cap for COOLPIX L840 and B500 4 x AA Batteries Limited 1-Year Warranty SanDisk 16GB Ultra UHS-I SDHC Memory Card (Class 10) Limited 10-Year Warranty Ruggard Onyx 25 Camera/Camcorder Shoulder Bag Removable Shoulder Strap Touch-Connect Interior Padded Divider Limited 5-Year Warranty Nikon no longer includes the manual with many cameras, You can download the manual from our site; https://www.bhphotovideo.com/lit_files/155719.pdf
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2020-08-13

ARE there any manual adjustments, like ISO, or ...

ARE there any manual adjustments, like ISO, or any shutter adjustments?
Asked by: Paul
You can set a exposure compensation but the exposure is done automatically.
Answered by: Reuben
Date published: 2019-07-05

For the B500 Coolpix: does the camera use film ...

For the B500 Coolpix: does the camera use film also? Thanks
Asked by: Xaviet
It can shoot Full HD Video, if that is what you are referring to for film. However it does not shoot stills on to film, it is a digital camera.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2019-05-28

would you recommend shooting a short movie with ...

would you recommend shooting a short movie with this camera. keep in mind everything will be lite very well each scene, im interested in the picture quality
Asked by: Travis
YES I use m’y B500 to shoot smal vidéos and are very Happy with the results.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2019-04-28
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