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Good automated and manual controls, 36X zoom with 22.5mm wideangle, Highspeed movie and burst modes, Very good image quality, Very good image quality
Superb handling, excellent build quality, impressive images on occasion
Impressive zoom range, from 22.5 to 810mm equivalent, Two zoom controls for more user choice, Small, light, attractive body, Improved grip, Backside illuminated sensor, 1080p movie mode with optical zoom, Stereo audio recording for videos, AF-assist la...
Good color reproduction and image quality, good 1080p video recording, superb LCD display, 36x optical zoom, rugged build, ergonomics, hybrid image stabilization, auto-bracketing
Solid design; overflowing with photo and movie features; fast shooting performance for its class
No RAW shooting, Stabilization struggles at full telephoto, Stabilization struggles at full telephoto, Slightly soft images
Sensor-shift stabilization not as good as OIS, Battery only rated for 220 shots, Awkward placement for burst key, Uses AC adaptor charging
Pin cushioning at wide angle, limited tonal range
It's easy to accidentally activate the side zoom control, extending the lens inadvertently, Charging via USB makes charging a spare more difficult, since the camera does the charging, and it's unavailable while charging is in process, Too many wil
Bulky. Expensive for a point-and-shoot camera.
Bulky. Expensive for a pointandshoot camera.
Average image quality, No RAW, Disappointing video quality
Noise at ISO 400 and higher, image quality could have been better, lowest ISO 160, no automatic panorama stitch mode
Photo and video quality is very soft at high ISOs and in low-light conditions; Lacks raw support and auto picture rotation
By Photo Answers on December 04, 2011
The P500 is Nikon’s latest bridge camera, taking the place of last year’s P100. Although the newcomer doesn’t fall far from the tree in terms of...
By PCWorld India on November 28, 2011
The 36X-optical-zoom Nikon Coolpix P500 is a versatile, speedy camera with features that address the needs of photo enthusiasts and snapshooters....
By Shutterbug on November 10, 2011
The 12.1-megapixel Nikon COOLPIX P500 ($399.95, MSRP) is an integral lens camera with an incredible zoom range of 36x—that’s optical, not digital zoom and it gives you the equivalent angle of view of a wide-angle 22.5mm to a super tele of...
By Photography Bay on September 12, 2011
The Nikon P500 is a worthy successor to the P100. While it is lacking some features that I think would push it over the top (e.g. RAW image capture, HD slow motion, etc.), it still has a lot to offer. All in all, the P500 is a solid performer as a...
By TechRadar on August 30, 2011
As digital SLRs have become more accessible and less expensive, bridge cameras have had to change so they now have larger zoom ranges and more compact bodies than their predecessors.Nikon's Coolpix P500 sits in the middle of their...
By DigitalCameraInfo on August 24, 2011
So the Coolpix P500 performed horribly in our color accuracy test, especially for a Nikon. But here’s the thing: during our time with the camera, the images produced were actually very attractive. If you’d handed us sample photos from this...
By Steves Digicams on August 10, 2011
Nikon's CoolPix P500 has gone above and beyond in the world of Mega-Zoom digicams. Introducing its 36x Nikkor optical zoom lens, it has surpassed everyone with its amazing range. Assisting this incredible zoom lens is a 12.1 backside illuminated...
By Tech2 on August 09, 2011
The Nikon CoolPix P500 sells at a market operating price of Rs. 23,250. This is a really great camera and does well in design, build quality, features as well as performance. The camera is one of the better superzooms we have tested and with the image...
By Digital Trends on July 21, 2011
The P500 has its flaws -- as does every camera – including battery life and image stabilization. The pluses far outweigh the...
By PC Pro on July 04, 2011
Verging on greatness, the P500 is let down only by noisy images in anything other than the best light...
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