Nikon COOLPIX P520 Digital Camera (Red)

Nikon COOLPIX P520 Digital Camera (Red)

Nikon COOLPIX P520 Digital Camera (Red)

B&H # NICPP520R MFR # 26398
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Product Highlights

  • 18.1MP Back Side Illuminated CMOS Sensor
  • 4.3-180mm f/3-5.9 NIKKOR Zoom Lens
  • 24-1000mm 35mm Equivalent Focal Length
  • 42x Optical Zoom and 2x Digital Zoom
  • EXPEED C2 Image Processing Engine
  • 3.2" Vari-angle 921K-dot LCD Display
  • Full HD 1080/60i Video with Stereo Sound
  • GPS Records the Location of Each Shot
  • Optional WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter
  • Optical VR Image Stabilization System
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Nikon P520 overview

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The red Nikon COOLPIX P520 Digital Camera features an 18.1MP CMOS sensor and a 4.3-180mm f/3.0-5.9 NIKKOR lens for capturing high-quality still photos and Full HD 1080/60i videos. The 42x optical zoom offers a wide to super telephoto focal range, and the 2x digital zoom gets you even closer to the action, even from far away. Track your travels and explore points of interest with the built-in GPS, which records the location of each shot. Plus, an optional WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter allows you to share your shots or control the camera with a compatible smartphone or tablet (sold separately).

Back Side Illuminated CMOS Image Sensor
18.1 effective megapixels provide plenty of power to deliver high-resolution images, and the backside illuminated CMOS image sensor receives more light than conventional sensors to record higher quality images, especially when taking pictures in Night landscape mode using the consecutive shot combining technology.
42x High Power Zoom with Lens-shift VR
The 42x zoom opens up a range of possibilities and shooting perspectives for you to explore. To enhance image clarity, lens-shift VR (Vibration Reduction) reliably compensates for camera shake, which is more likely to occur when shooting at or around the 42x zoom setting. ACTIVE mode can be used to minimize image blur when shooting from a moving vehicle or any other unstable position, stabilizing both captured and viewfinder images.
3.2" Vari-Angle LCD Display
The 3.2" LCD display features 921K-dot resolution, and its Vari-angle design allows you to monitor and compose shots comfortably from various shooting positions.
Full HD 1080/60i Video with Stereo Sound
In addition to high-quality still photographs, the COOLPIX P520 can capture Full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution video at 60 interlaced frames per second. Moreover, the built-in microphone enables stereo audio recordings.
Built-in GPS Recording
With an onboard database of about 1.86 million Points of Interest, built-in GPS gives you extensive capability to quickly record, store and confirm the names of shooting locations where you take pictures. The recorded GPS information can be displayed on the "NIKON IMAGE SPACE" map view or ViewNX 2. Note: in some sales areas, the POI function is not available.
Support for WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter
The COOLPIX P520 is compatible with the WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter (sold separately). Using the WU-1a allows you to share your shots online or control the camera with a compatible smartphone or tablet.
Designed for Optimal Control and Operability
Assign frequently used functions to the Function button for quick one-touch access. Feel how the ergonomic handgrip maximizes comfort and minimizes camera shake, complementing other features that ensure handling stability, such as the Side zoom control.
Auto and Manual Controls
The COOLPIX P520 employs a combination of auto and manual controls, including COOLPIX Picture Control, scene auto selector and 19 optimized scene modes. Exposure modes include Programmed Auto, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority and Manual. Manual focus is also available.

Nikon P520 specs

Pixels Actual: 18.91 Megapixel
Effective: 18.1 Megapixel
Sensor 1/2.3" CMOS
File Formats Still Images: JPEG, MPO
Movies: MOV, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Audio: AAC, WAV
Max Resolution 18 MP: 4896 x 3672
Aspect Ratio 1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Image Stabilization Optical
Lens NIKKOR, 14 elements in 10 groups
EFL: 4.3-180mm (35 mm equivalent: 24-1000mm)
Aperture: f/3 (W) - 5.9 (T)
Filter Thread Not Specified by Manufacturer
Zoom Optical: 42x
Digital: 2x
Focus Range Wide: 1.64' (49.99 cm) - Infinity
Telephoto: 6.7' (2.0 m) - Infinity
Macro: 0.39" (0.99 cm) - Infinity
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ISO Sensitivity 80-3200 (High Sensitivity Mode: 3200-12800)
Shutter Type: Electronic & Mechanical
Speed: 8 - 1/4000  
Exposure Metering Center-weighted, Matrix, Spot
Exposure Modes Modes: Aperture Priority, Manual, Programmed Auto, Shutter Priority
Compensation: -2 EV to +2 EV (in 1/3 EV Steps)
Shooting Modes 3D Photo
Back Light
Black and White Copy
Close Up
Night Landscape
Night Portrait
Pet Portrait
Scene Auto Selector
White Balance Modes Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Preset Manual
Buffer/Continuous Shooting Up to 7 fps at 18 MP for up to 7 Frames
Self-Timer 10 Seconds
Interval Recording Yes
Remote Control Not Specified by Manufacturer
Flash Modes Auto/Red-eye Reduction
Second-curtain Sync
Slow Sync
TTL Auto
Built-In Flash Yes
Maximum Effective Flash Range Wide: 1.64 - 26.25' (0.5 - 8.0 m)
Telephoto: 4.92 - 14.76' (1.5 - 4.5 m)
Built-In Memory 15 MB
Memory Card Type SD
Video Recording Yes, NTSC/PAL
Resolution 1920 x 1080: 60 fps, 50 fps, 30 fps, 25 fps, 15 fps
1280 x 720: 60 fps, 30 fps
640 x 480: 120 fps, 30 fps, 25 fps
960 x 540: 30 fps
Video Clip Length Not Specified by Manufacturer
Audio Recording With Video + Voice Memo (Stereo)
Diopter Adjustment -4 to +4 m
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Screen 3.2" LCD Swivel (921,000 pixels)
Connectivity/System Requirements
Connectivity AV Output
HDMI C (Mini)
USB 2.0
Wi-Fi Yes, 802.11b/g/n via optional adapter
Software System Requirements Windows: XP, Vista, 7, 8
Mac: OS X 10.6 or later
Operating/Storage Temperature Operating
32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Humidity: 0 - 85%
Battery 1x EN-EL5 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 3.7 VDC, 1100 mAh
AC Power Adapter EH-69P (Included)
Dimensions (W x H x D) 4.9 x 3.3 x 4.0" / 124.5 x 83.8 x 101.6 mm (excluding projections)
Weight 1.21 lb / 548.84 g (with battery and SD memory card)
Packaging Info
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.3 x 6.7 x 5.4"

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