Nikon Coolpix B500

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PHT301288
R3,999.00

The Nikon COOLPIX B500 Digital Camera in black is a sleek, compact and lightweight bridge camera that boasts a 16MP 1/2.3" BSI CMOS sensor for high-resolution imagery as well as Full HD 1080p video. A versatile 40x optical zoom lens with a 35mm equivalent focal range of 22.5-900mm offers everything from wide-angle to telephoto perspectives. The built-in Vibration Reduction will reduce camera shake which is particularly helpful when shooting at longer zoom lengths. A convenient 3" tilting LCD makes image composition easy even when shooting from tricky angles. Other innovative and noteworthy features include the built-in Bluetooth low energy (BLE), Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity. These allow the COOLPIX B500 to connect with your smart devices for easy sharing and effortless remote control thanks to the brand's SnapBridge app. 

The Nikon COOLPIX B500's 40x optical zoom gives tremendous flexibility while an intelligent lens-shift vibration reduction (VR) system helps to minimise camera shake blur. The VR system also works in videos, stabilising 4 axes for great looking steady videos.

For the more adventurous the Coolpix B500 also features Dynamic Fine Zoom, an enhanced digital zoom, which effectively doubles the optical zoom to 80x.

The Nikon B500 features a 16MP 1/2.3" BSI CMOS sensor with decent low light capabilities with a maximum ISO of 6400. The sensor can also record high resolution 1080p Full HD videos at smooth frame rates of 60i or 30p.

The COOLPIX B500's large, tilting LCD display makes it easy to compose your shots and monitor your video recording. You can also use it to find exciting new shooting angles. Reviewing and sharing your creations is a pleasure, too—every shot and video looks fantastic on the high resolution display.

Install Nikon's new SnapBridge app on a compatible smartphone or tablet and unlock exciting new capabilities with the COOLPIX B500. Built-in Wi-Fi®, NFC and Bluetooth® low energy (BLE) maintain a constant connection between the app and your camera, so each shot you take automatically transfers to your smartphone or tablet for sharing, editing with photo apps or uploading to your favourite sites. You can even use the SnapBridge app to control your camera remotely!

The COOLPIX B500 is so easy to use, anyone can take great photos and videos with it. Just turn the camera on, point, shoot and marvel at the results. For maximum point-and-shoot convenience, select Easy Auto Mode. It automatically optimizes the camera settings for each shot, no matter how challenging the situation. You'll be free to enjoy the moment while you capture it.

Easily match your situation to one of 18 Scene Modes like Beach, Snow, Night Portrait, Sunset and more, and enjoy effortless great shots. Or, choose Easy Auto Mode and let the camera choose for you.COOLPIX B500 photo of two girls.

It's frustrating when a smartphone camera focuses on the wrong thing. With COOLPIX B500, Target Finding AF quickly determines your intended subject and puts the focus where it belongs—on your subject.

Create beautiful photos of the people you care about. Smart Portrait System activates several features ideal for portraits, like Face Priority AF, Skin Softening, Blink Warning and more.

The COOLPIX B500 is so energy efficient, you can take up to 600 shots on four regular AA alkaline batteries. Capture an entire vacation—and then some—on just one set of batteries

Easily create artistic high-impact photos with the new Creative Mode. Select from five professionally developed presets that combine options like aperture, contrast and color reproduction for stunning results. Preview the effects before you shoot or capture one image all five ways and pick your favorite.

More Information
ModelCoolpix B500
Auto FocusYes
Manual FocusYes
Max Resolution4608 x 3456
Minimum Shutter Speed25 sec
Maximum Shutter Speed1/1500-1 sec. 1/4000 sec. (maximum speed during high-speed continuous shooting)
ISO SensitivityISO 125 - 1600 ISO 3200, 6400 (available when using P, S, A or M mode)
Lense MountNo
Built in FlashYes
Sensor Type 1/2.3-in.type, CMOS
Sensor Size1 / 2.3 in.
Effective Pixels16.0 Megapixels
Optical Zoom40× (22.5–900 mm)
Focus Points Face priority, manual with 99 focus areas, center, subject tracking, target finding AF
Video modesFull HD: 1920x1080/ 30p Full HD: 1920x1080/ 25p Full HD: 1920x1080/ 60i Full HD: 1920x1080/ 50i HD: 1280x720/ 60p HD: 1280x720/ 50p HD: 1280x720/ 30p HD: 1280x720/ 25p HS 1920x1080/ 15p HS 1920x1080/ 12.5p HS 640x480/ 120p HS 640x480/ 100p VGA 640x480/ 30p VGA 640x480/ 25p
Screen Size3.0''TFT-LCD with Anti-reflection coating 5-level brightness adjustment Tilting TFT LCD
Live ViewYes
USB TypeUsb 2.0
WifiYes
BatteryFour AA batteries (alkaline, lithium, NiMH)
Bag IncludedNo
Product Length (cm)12.000000
Product Width (cm)10.000000
Product Height (cm)8.000000
ManufacturerNikon
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