40x optical zoom, 80x Dynamic Fine Zoom, lens-shift vibration reduction (VR)
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.
16 Megapixel CMOS sensor with Full HD stereo sound recording
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.
Tilting 3.0-inch 921,000-dot LCD
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.
Unleash new possibilities with a compatible smartphone
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!
Simple, convenient operation for stress-free shooting
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.
18 Scene Modes
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.
Flatter your friends and family
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.
Shoot without interruption
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
Show off your creativity
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.