Nikon Coolpix P520 Specifications

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Nikon Coolpix P520 (Dark Grey)

Part Number: 26396

General

  • Depth
    4 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    18.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    BSI-CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    18910000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    18100000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Digital Zoom
    2 x
  • Image Processor
    EXPEED C2
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    99
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF, Target Finding AF
  • Face Detection Detalis
    face-priority AF function
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, MOV, iFrame
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, MPO
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Nikon Inc.

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 12800, ISO 6400, ISO 80-3200, ISO auto (80-400), ISO auto (80-800)
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, matrix, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    3D image, museum, night landscape, night portrait, panorama assist, party/indoor, pet portrait, portrait mode, snow, sports mode, sunset, back light, beach, black and white copy, close-up, dawn/dusk, fireworks, food, landscape
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, incandescent
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    8 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 26 ft : ISO auto ( wide lens )
    5 ft - 15 ft : ISO auto ( tele lens )
  • Features
    flash +/- compensation

Display

  • Display Format
    921,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    dark gray
  • Color Category
    gray

Lens System

  • Type
    42 x zoom lens - 4.3 - 180 mm - f/3.0-5.9
  • Optical Zoom
    42 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/3.0-5.9
  • Min Focal Length
    4.3 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    180 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    24 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    19.7 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    0.4 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    10
  • Element Qty
    14
  • Features
    ED glass

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 4896 x 3672
    JPEG 4896 x 3264
    JPEG 4864 x 2736
    JPEG 3672 x 3672
    JPEG 3264 x 2448
    JPEG 2272 x 1704
    JPEG 1600 x 1200
    JPEG 1920 x 1080
    JPEG 640 x 480
  • Video Capture
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 50 fps
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 25 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 25 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 25 fps
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 15 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 60 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 120 fps
    iFrame - 960 x 540 - 30 fps

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    LCD
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.2 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    201000 pixels
  • Viewfinder Type
    LCD - LCD
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size (metric)
    0.5 cm
  • Optical Viewfinder Field Coverage
    100%
  • Optical Viewfinder Dioptric Correction Range
    -4 to +4

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1 frame per second, 120 frames per second, 60 frames per second, 7 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    1080p Full HD movie recording, cropping an image, digital image rotation, high-speed recording, Best Shot Selector (BSS), D-Lighting technology, Motion Detection Technology, Scene Auto Selector, Smart Portrait System, Subject tracking technology, USB charging, audio recording

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Type
    HDMI output, USB 2.0, composite video/audio output
  • Qty
    1, 1, 1

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    8 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Software

  • Type
    Nikon ViewNX 2

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Nikon EN-EL5
  • Details
    1 x Nikon EN-EL5 Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Nikon EN-EL5

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Nikon
  • Product Line
    Nikon Coolpix
  • Model
    P520
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1 frame per second, 120 frames per second, 60 frames per second, 7 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 12800, ISO 6400, ISO 80-3200, ISO auto (80-400), ISO auto (80-800)
  • ISO (Max)
    12800
  • Digital Zoom
    2 x
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, MOV, iFrame
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, MPO
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    EXPEED C2
  • Retouch
    face retouch
  • HDR Mode
    Auto HDR mode
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Face Detection Detalis
    face-priority AF function
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    1080p Full HD movie recording, cropping an image, digital image rotation, high-speed recording, Best Shot Selector (BSS), D-Lighting technology, Motion Detection Technology, Scene Auto Selector, Smart Portrait System, Subject tracking technology, USB charging, audio recording

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, matrix, spot
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps
  • Shooting Programs
    3D image, museum, night landscape, night portrait, panorama assist, party/indoor, pet portrait, portrait mode, snow, sports mode, sunset, back light, beach, black and white copy, close-up, dawn/dusk, fireworks, food, landscape

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, incandescent

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    99
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF, Target Finding AF

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.9 in
  • Height
    3.3 in
  • Weight
    19.4 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    18.1 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    BSI-CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    11 mm ( 1/2.3" )
  • Total Pixels
    18910000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    18100000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Diagonal Size
    3.2 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    8 cm
  • Display Format
    921,000 pixels
  • Features
    display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Navigation
    GPS receiver
  • Connectivity Features
    Wi-Fi ready
  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, Exif Print support

Optical Viewfinder

  • Field Coverage
    100%
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -4 to +4

Flash Range Details

  • Min Shooting Distance
    1.6 ft, 5 ft
  • Max Shooting Distance
    15 ft, 26 ft
  • Sensitivity
    ISO auto, ISO auto
  • Lens Type
    tele lens, wide lens

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Resolution
    1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080, 2272 x 1704, 3264 x 2448, 3672 x 3672, 4864 x 2736, 4896 x 3264, 4896 x 3672, 640 x 480
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, H.264, H.264, H.264, H.264, H.264, H.264, iFrame
  • Image Resolution
    1280 x 720, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080, 1920 x 1080, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 480, 640 x 480, 960 x 540
  • Frame Rate
    120 frames per second, 15 frames per second, 25 frames per second, 25 frames per second, 25 frames per second, 30 frames per second, 50 frames per second, 60 frames per second

Audio Input

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Form Factor
    Nikon EN-EL5
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Included
    included

Battery Life Details

  • Usage Mode
    photo shooting
  • Battery Life
    200 shots

Communications

  • Connectivity Features
    Wi-Fi ready

General

  • Manufacturer
    Nikon Inc.

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Nikon Coolpix P520 (Dark Grey)

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