Nikon Coolpix S500 Specifications

Nikon Coolpix S500

Part Number: 25559 (Reviewed)

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Width
    3.5 in
  • Depth
    0.9 in
  • Weight
    4.41 oz
  • Height
    2 in
  • Enclosure Color
    silver
  • Sensor Resolution
    7.1 Megapixel
  • Enclosure Material
    stainless steel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    7380000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    7100000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Digital Video Format
    QuickTime
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Nikon Inc.

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 2000, ISO 400, ISO 50, ISO 800, ISO auto (50-1000)
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    back light, night portrait, panorama assist, party/indoor, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset, beach/snow, close-up, copy, dawn/dusk, fireworks, landscape, museum, night landscape
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Cyanotype, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid

Carrying Case

  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, audio / video cable, battery charger, strap

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 25 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction, slow synchro

Camera

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

Display

  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Lens System

  • Type
    3 x zoom lens - 5.7 - 17.1 mm - f/2.8-4.7
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8-4.7
  • Macro Focus Range
    6 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    35 m
  • Lens Construction
    5 groups / 5 elements
  • Min Focus Range
    19.7 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Optical Zoom
    3 x

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Works with Windows Vista

Memory / Storage

  • Installed Size
    26 MB
  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 3072 x 2304
    JPEG 2592 x 1944
    JPEG 2048 x 1536
    JPEG 1024 x 768
    JPEG 640 x 480
    JPEG 3072 x 1728
  • Video Capture
    QuickTime - 640 x 480 - 15 fps
    QuickTime - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    QuickTime - 320 x 240 - 15 fps
    QuickTime - 320 x 240 - 30 fps
    QuickTime - 160 x 120 - 15 fps

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Additional Features

  • Features
    audio recording, auto power save, blur warning, cropping an image, date/time stamp, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, face-priority AF function, in-camera red-eye fix

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Nikon EN-EL10
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Nikon PictureProject

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.1.5 or later, MS Windows 2000, MS Windows 98 SE, MS Windows ME, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, SVGA monitor, USB port

Main Features

  • Image stabilizer feature
    Optical stabilization helps prevent blurry pictures, especially for handheld cameras at slow shutter speeds or when using high optical zoom.

CNET Labs' Benchmarks

  • CNET Labs Shutter lag bright
    0.6
  • CNET Labs Wake up time
    1.7
  • CNET Labs Flash shot to shot time
    3.2
  • CNET Labs Typical burst speed
    1.0
  • CNET Labs Shot to shot time typical
    1.9

General

  • Manufacturer
    Nikon Inc.