Nikon - COOLPIX B500 16.0-Megapixel Digital Camera - Black

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Capture vivid, high-quality images with this Nikon Coolpix camera. Automated scene modes frame images in many shooting conditions, while its 40x zoom provides powerful zoom capabilities for its compact size. This Nikon Coolpix camera is powered by AA batteries, letting you take it on the go, and it can share and transfer images via Bluetooth.

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What's Included

  • Nikon COOLPIX B500 16.0-Megapixel Digital Camera
  • four LR6/L40 AA alkaline batteries
  • UC-E16 USB cable
  • AN-CP21 strap
  • LC-CP31 lens cap

Ratings & Reviews

Overall Customer Rating:
Rating 4.55 out of 5 stars.
95% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (1290 out of 1359)

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16.0-megapixel low-light CMOS image sensor

Captures high-resolution images up to 4608 x 3456 pixels.

40x optical/up to 4x digital/80x total zoom

Through a NIKKOR ED glass lens for precise zooming and accuracy.

3" tilting TFT-LCD display

For clear viewing and easy navigation.

Video mode

Records 1080p Full HD movie clips up to 30 fps with stereo sound.

Lens-Shift Vibration Reduction (VR) technology

Counteracts camera shake to keep your shots steady and sharp.

Full range of scene modes

Provides wide range of shooting mode (includes backlighting, bird watching, close up, panorama, fireworks, food, night landscape, portrait, sport, sunset etc).

Burst shooting mode

Captures up to 7.4 fps in continuous shooting mode.

Auto and preset white balance controls

Help achieve natural tones under different lighting conditions.

Built-in TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes

Helps taking pictures with a lack of light exposure.

Contrast-detect autofocus system

Provides the excellent autofocus speed.

Built-in Wi-Fi, NFC and Bluetooth® wireless technology

Allows for on-the-go convenience when you want to share your photos and videos with friends and family.

Remote shooting with the SnapBridge app

Provides remote shooting functions of the camera through your compatible smartphone or tablet.

Multicard slot supports SD, SDHC and SDXC memory cards

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What Experts are Saying

Rating, 3.8 out of 5 with 7 reviews

Overall Customer Rating

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars with 1358 reviews

95%of customers recommend this product.



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What Experts are Saying

Rating, 3.8 out of 5 with 7 reviews
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The analysis of all aggregated expert reviews shows that the reviewers are positive about sensor, stabilizer , glare and zoom. Editors are less positive about viewfinder and memory and have mixed opinions about battery. Using an algorithm based on product age, reviewers ratings history, popularity, product category expertise and other factors, this product gets an alaTest Expert Rating of 87/100 = Very good quality.
  • CameralabsKen McMahon on November 23, 2016
    Nikon COOLPIX B500 review
    Launched in Spring 2016 the Nikon COOLPIX B500 is a budget super-zoom with a 16 Megapixel sensor and a 40x stabilised optical zoom. Although it lacks PASM exposure modes, to call it a point-and-shoot model doesn't really do it justice as it'sFull Review
  • Expert Reviews (UK)Rating, 4 out of 5Ben Pitt on November 3, 2016
    Nikon B500 review: Big zoom and decent snaps for £219
    No frills, but the Nikon B500 serves a useful purpose for a reasonable priceFull Review
  • PhotographyBLOGRating, 3.5 out of 5Amy Davies on November 1, 2016
    Nikon Coolpix B500 Review
    The Nikon Coolpix B500 is a bridge camera with a 16 megapixel sensor, which is paired with a 40x optical zoom. You can also activate a digital zoom up to 80x. It offers a range of shooting modes, but there's no manual control, and it can't shootFull Review
  • ePHOTOzine (UK)Rating, 4 out of 5Joshua Waller on October 24, 2016
    Nikon Coolpix B500 Review
    We review the Nikon Coolpix B500, the 40x ultra zoom camera powered by AA batteries, with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.Full Review
  • LetsGoDigital (UK)Mark Peters on February 28, 2016
    Nikon Coolpix B500
    Nikon Coolpix B500 megazoom digital camera : Get stunning image quality the easy way with the all-new Coolpix B500 superzoom camera. Nikon proudly released the Coolpix B500 digital camera. Explore the power of its Nikkor 40x optical zoom,Full Review
  • Steve's DigicamsMichael Palmer on February 22, 2016
    Nikon Coolpix B500
    The Coolpix B500 is Nikon's latest affordable super-zoom for 2016. At less than $300, you get a 16MP BSI CMOS image sensor (better for low light), a 40x optical zoom lens (80x with Dynamic Fine Zoom) with Hybrid VR vibration reduction, Full HDFull Review
  • The Imaging Resource!Jeremy Gray on February 22, 2016
    Nikon B500 Review
    The new Nikon Coolpix B500 is an affordable entry-level superzoom camera that includes a powerful built-in zoom lens, a 1/2.3-inch CMOS sensor, and full Nikon SnapBridge wireless connectivity. The B500 looks to succeed the Coolpix L840 camera thatFull Review
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