Nikon Coolpix S500 Specifications

Nikon Coolpix S500

Nikon Coolpix S500

Part Number: 25559 (Reviewed)

General

  • Depth
    0.9 in
  • 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
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Nikon Inc.

Display

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

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 25 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes

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, beach/snow, panorama assist, party/indoor, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset, close-up, copy, dawn/dusk, fireworks, landscape, museum, night landscape, night portrait
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Cyanotype, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid

Lens System

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

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Works with Windows Vista
  • Color
    silver
  • Color Category
    silver

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

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Nikon PictureProject

Battery

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

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

Header

  • Brand
    Nikon
  • Product Line
    Nikon Coolpix
  • Model
    S500
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 2000, ISO 400, ISO 50, ISO 800, ISO auto (50-1000)
  • ISO (Max)
    2000
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Digital Video Format
    QuickTime
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video/audio
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Cyanotype, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • 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

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    back light, beach/snow, panorama assist, party/indoor, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset, close-up, copy, dawn/dusk, fireworks, landscape, museum, night landscape, night portrait

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    7.1 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    10.2 mm (1/2.5")
  • Total Pixels
    7380000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    7100000 pixels

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.5 in
  • Height
    2 in
  • Weight
    4.41 oz

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    2.5 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.4 cm
  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Features
    display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • RAM
    26 MB
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, PictBridge support, direct print

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.
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