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Nikon - COOLPIX B500 16.0-Megapixel Digital Camera - Black-Front_Standard
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  • Q: I want to start a YouTube channel. Is this a good camera with good quality for videos?  (2 Answers)

    By Dev22 

    • Best answerThe Nikon COOLPIX B500 digital camera allows you to capture video in Full HD 1080p quality with stereo sound and Hybrid Vibration Reduction (VR) to counteract shaky hands. There's even a Short Movie Show mode which helps to combine multiple videos into one thrilling, fast-motion sequence movie. In addition, this easy-to-use, point and shoot camera has a Creative Mode that lets you apply different effects to your video to really help them stand out. It is recommended you use an approved memory card with a speed of 6 or more for videos.

      By NikonStaff 

      • Nikon Representative
  • Q: Does this camera use only AA batteries only?  (2 Answers)

    By Chloe 

    • Best answerThe Nikon COOLPIX B500 digital camera takes either four LR6/L40 (AA-size) alkaline batteries, four FR6/L91 (AA) lithium batteries or four EN-MH2 Rechargeable Ni-MH batteries. No other types of batteries should be used with this camera.

      By NikonStaff 

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  • Q: I like to take a lot of outdoor photos, is this camera good for that?  (3 Answers)

    By Outdoor 

    • Best answerYes, this camera is good for outdoor photography. It includes picture shooting modes for bird watching, panoramic landscapes, fireworks, night landscapes, sports and sunsets.

      By CommunityAnswer 

  • Q: does this camera have a viewfinder?  (2 Answers)

    By cookie 

    • Best answerSadly, it does not. The optical viewfinder has all but disappeared except on the high-end DSLR cameras. The 3" LCD display seems to do a good job and I am able to see images in bright sunlight. The LCD on the B500 has the ability to tilt down so you can see what you are snapping even if you are holding it above your head. I'm kind of short so I am looking forward to using this feature.

      By WIJourney 

    • Best answerThe B500 has a 40x optical zoom provides super telephoto power! Add to that its Dynamic Fine Zoom, an enhanced digital zoom which effectively doubles the camera's reach. The B500's Lens-Shift Vibration Reduction (VR) helps to keep your long distance shots steady, and its 16-megapixel CMOS sensor captures every detail. Keep in mind that other factors will impact the shot - for example - if the creature is excessively hirsute then it may not be possible to determine its gender regardless of how close you are able to zoom in.

      By NikonStaff 

      • Nikon Representative
  • Q: Can the camera do manual cropping, and saving, of the cropped picture?  (1 Answer)

    By GreatPicsKid 

    • Best answerThe Nikon COOLPIX B500 digital camera allows you to easily crop images taken with the camera. When images are cropped an edited copy is created and saved, leaving the original intact.

      By NikonStaff 

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  • Q: Does this replace the L840 ? I am eager to purchase if so  (2 Answers)

    By Arlene 

    • Best answerWhile it does share a lot of the features that the Nikon COOLPIX L840 has, the Nikon B-500 actually forms a new line of startup cameras. The B-500 combines the ease of a point and shoot with the control that comes with a PSAM dial. This model is equipped with a 40x Optical Zoom and an 80x Dynamic Fine Zoom that allows you to capture moments normally not within your reach. You can then choose from the camera's Built-in Wi-Fi, NFC and Bluetooth options to send them wirelessly. This camera also has a new Superlapse Movie feature, which can change a regular video into an exciting fast-motion clip.

      By NikonStaff 

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  • Q: Does the lens cap have an attachment to the camera so you don't lose it? Or is it a separate piece?  (5 Answers)

    By Jcgirl 

    • Best answerThe Nikon COOLPIX B500 digital camera comes with a lens cap cord. This is packaged in it's own plastic sleeve among the rest of the accessories. Information about how to attach it can be found in the Quick Start Guide provided to you in the box.

      By NikonStaff 

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  • Q: What would the recommended SD card be for this camera?  (1 Answer)

    By jasuse 

    • Best answerNikon recommends SDHC or SDXC-type Sandisk or Lexar Brand SD cards as being compatible with the B500. The Sandisk brand cards have been tested up to 512GB. The Lexar brand cards have been tested up to 256GB.

      By NikonStaff 

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  • Q: does this camera come with a rechargeable battery?  (4 Answers)

    By Anonymous 

    • Best answerThe COOLPIX B500 comes with 4 non-rechargeable alkaline AA batteries. LR6/L40 alkaline AA batteries, FR6/L91 lithium AA batteries, or EN-MH2 Rechargeable Ni-MH AA batteries can be used in the B500.

      By NikonStaff 

      • Nikon Representative

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