At A Glance

The S500's face detection and optical image stabilization help it deliver top-quality shots.

Manufacturer’s Description

7.1 Megapixels for stunning prints as large as 16 x 20. 3x Optical Zoom-Nikkor Glass Lens - Nikkor optics provides exceptional pictures. Optical Vibration Reduction/Image Stabilization minimizes the effects of camera shake. Incredible, bright 2.5-inch high resolution LCD makes it easy to share and compose your pictures. All new stylish, stainless-steel design slips right into your shirt pocket or purse! Auto adjusts up to ISO 2000 so you can keep shooting, even in lower light. In-Camera Red-Eye Fix that automatically fixes most instances of red-eye in the camera, Face-Priority AF automatically finds and focuses on faces, and D-Lighting rescues dark or backlit images by improving brightness and detail where needed.

The Specs

Battery Information
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 2.50 "
Effective Camera Resolution 7.1 Megapixels
Flash
Flash Modes Red-eye Reduction
General Information
Manufacturer Nikon Corporation
Manufacturer Part Number 25559
UPC Code 018208255597
Brand Name Nikon
Product Name Coolpix S500 Compact Camera
Marketing Information

7.1 Megapixels for stunning prints as large as 16 x 20. 3x Optical Zoom-Nikkor Glass Lens - Nikkor optics provides exceptional pictures. Optical Vibration Reduction/Image Stabilization minimizes the effects of camera shake. Incredible, bright 2.5-inch high resolution LCD makes it easy to share and compose your pictures. All new stylish, stainless-steel design slips right into your shirt pocket or purse! Auto adjusts up to ISO 2000 so you can keep shooting, even in lower light. In-Camera Red-Eye Fix that automatically fixes most instances of red-eye in the camera, Face-Priority AF automatically finds and focuses on faces, and D-Lighting rescues dark or backlit images by improving brightness and detail where needed.

Product Model S500
Product Type Compact Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 3072 x 2304
Lens
Optical Zoom 3.0 x
Digital Zoom 4.0
Image Stabilization Optical
Focus Modes Auto
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Coolpix S500 Digital Camera
  • Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL10
  • Battery Charger MH-63
  • USB Cable UC-E6
  • Audio Video Cable EG-CP14
  • Strap
  • PictureProject CD-ROM
  • Network & Communication
    GPS No
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 2.0"
    Width 3.5"
    Depth 0.9"
    Weight (Approximate) 4.41 oz
    Video
    Video Formats QuickTime MOV
    Maximum Video Resolution 640 x 480
    Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps
    Viewfinder
    Viewfinder Type No
    Warranty
    Limited Warranty 1 Year

    Performance

    Performance (New)
    Exposure Superior
    Color Superior
    Sharpness Fair
    Distortion Good
    Performance
    Image Quality, Exposure--Flash 61.7
    Image Quality, Exposure--Normal 70.0
    Number of Shots 234.0
    Battery Life (minutes) 128.0
    Image Quality Score Very Good
    Image Quality, Distortion 57.1
    Image Quality, Exposure 67.5
    Battery Life Score Good
    Image Quality, Sharpness 38.1
    Number of Batteries 1
    Image Quality, Overall 67.9
    Image Quality, Color 73.3