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Nikon - COOLPIX B500 16.0-Megapixel Digital Camera - Black-Front_Standard

Customer rating

Rating 4.6 out of 5 stars with 1807 reviews

95%
would recommend to a friend

Expert rating

Rating 3.8 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews

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  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Good camera for beginner

    Posted
    Hlauridsen
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    Bought this for my daughter, so she could make videos and post to YouTube. Only issue so far is that the charge isn't holding. We keep getting a message that the battery is exhausted, even after charging it overnight.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Camera took great pictures

    Posted
    Butterfly
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    Returned camera,would not hold battery charge. contacted Nikon, advised to return for defect. would have to replace lithium batteries after taking photos only 1 week.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Good pictures

    Posted
    Memerenee
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    I love the camera, but I didn't realize that you can't charge the battery! I figured for a $300. Camera it would be everything I'd need, but I was wrong, I have to keep buying batteries! Honestly I regret buying it for that reason.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Brand response

      NikonStaff

      Many Nikon COOLPIX cameras use rechargeable Li-ion batteries and are supplied with a battery and a charger. However, some COOLPIX models, like this COOLIPX B500, are designed for those consumers who prefer to use AA batteries. The COOLPIX B500 uses 4 AA size batteries. LR6/L40 alkaline, FR6/L91 lithium, or EN-MH2 rechargeable Ni-MH batteries can be used. The Battery Type setting, which can be found in the Setup Menu, should be changed to reflect type of battery being used. Nikon

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great camera for a beginner

    Posted
    yellasmiley
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    This Nikon - COOLPIX B500 16.0-Megapixel Digital Camera is my first real camera purchase. This camera is easy to learn to use. I bought it to take action pictures for my boys soccer games. So much better than the camera on my phone. Takes great pictures and fairly well at action shots. If the kid is moving too fast, you might get a slightly fuzzy shot, but you can still tell what is happening. The mode for action shots is exciting because you can take 3-5 consecutive shots at the same time by how long you hold the button down when taking a pic. I do not like the fact that this camera does not have a rechargeable battery pack that can be purchased with it. You are stuck buying rechargeable AA batteries, and a specific kind, which means you have to buy a charging case to recharge the batteries. Overall, very happy with the camera. And I love the Plum color.

    I would recommend this to a friend