Nikon Coolpix B500 Digital Camera_Durban
Nikon Coolpix B500 Digital Camera_Durban
Nikon Coolpix B500 Digital Camera_Durban
Nikon Coolpix B500 Digital Camera_Durban
Nikon Coolpix B500 Digital Camera_Durban
Nikon Coolpix B500 Digital Camera_Durban
Nikon Coolpix B500 Digital Camera_Durban
Nikon Coolpix B500 Digital Camera_Durban
Nikon Coolpix B500 Digital Camera_Durban
Nikon Coolpix B500 Digital Camera_Durban

Nikon Coolpix B500 Digital Camera

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Product Highlights

  • 40x optical zoom, 80x Dynamic Fine Zoom, vibration reduction (VR)
  • 16 Megapixel CMOS sensor
  • Full HD stereo sound recording
  • Tilting 3.0-inch 921,000-dot LCD
  • Wi-Fi /NFC/Bluetooth connectivity


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        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.

        Intelligent autofocus

        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.



        Type Compact Digital Camera
        Effective Pixels (Megapixels) 16.0  million
        Image Sensor CMOS
        Sensor Size 1 / 2.3  in.
        Total Pixels 16.76  million (approx.)
        Image Size (pixels) 4608 x 3456 (16M)
        Lens 40x optical Zoom-NIKKOR glass lens
        Lens Focal Length 4.0-160mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 22.5–900 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
        Lens f/-number f/3-6.5
        Lens Construction 12 elements in 9 groups (3 ED lens elements)
        Lens Zoom 40 x
        Digital Zoom Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 3,600mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
        Vibration Reduction Lens shift VR (still pictures)
        Lens-shift and Electronic VR (movies)
        Aperture Electronically controlled ND filter (-2.0 AV) insertion
        Autofocus (AF) Contrast-detect AF
        Autofocus (AF) Focus-area selection Center
        Face priority
        Manual with 99 focus areas
        Subject tracking
        Target Finding AF
        Focus Range Approx. 1 ft. (30 cm.) to infinity
        [T]: Approx. 11 ft. (3.5 m) to infinity
        Macro mode: Approx. 0.4 in. (1 cm.) to infinity (wide-angle position) (All distances measured from center of front surface of lens)
        Focus Lock Yes
        Monitor Size 3.0  in. diagonal
        Monitor Type TFT-LCD with  Anti-reflection coating
        5-level brightness adjustment
        Tilting TFT LCD
        Monitor Resolution 921,000 -dots
        Monitor Frame coverage (shooting mode) 98% horizontal (Approx.)
        98% vertical (Approx.)
        (compared to actual picture)
        Monitor Frame coverage (playback mode) 100% horizontal (Approx.)
        100% vertical (Approx.)
        (compared to actual picture)
        Storage Media SD memory card
        SDHC memory card
        SDXC memory card
        Internal Memory Approx.  20 MB
        Storage File System DCF
        EXIF 2.3  compliant
        Storage File formats Still pictures: JPEG
        Movies: MP4 (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC stereo)
        Movie Full HD: 1920x1080/ 30p
        Full HD: 1920x1080/ 25p
        Full HD: 1920x1080/ 60i
        Full HD: 1920x1080/ 50i
        HD: 1280x720/ 60p
        HD: 1280x720/ 50p
        HD: 1280x720/ 30p
        HD: 1280x720/ 25p
        HS 1920x1080/ 15p
        HS 1920x1080/ 12.5p
        HS 640x480/ 120p
        HS 640x480/ 100p
        VGA 640x480/ 30p
        VGA 640x480/ 25p
        ISO Sensitivity ISO  125 - 1600 ISO 3200, 6400 (available when using P, S, A or M mode)
        Exposure Metering Matrix
        Exposure Control Programmed auto exposure
        Exposure compensation (-2.0 to +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)
        Exposure Modes Auto
        Creative Mode
        Scene Auto Selector
        Smart Portrait
        Scene Modes Backlighting
        Bird Watching
        Close Up
        Easy Panorama
        Fireworks Show
        Night Landscape
        Pet Portrait
        Scene Auto Selector
        Short Movie Show
        In-Camera Image Editing Copy
        Filter Effects
        Glamour Retouch
        Quick Retouch
        Red-eye Correction
        Small Picture
        Exposure Compensation ± 2 EV in steps of 1/3
        White Balance Auto
        White Balance Preset
        Shutter Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter
        Shutter Speed 1/1500-1 sec.
        1/4000 sec. (maximum speed during high-speed continuous shooting)
        25 sec. (Star trails in Multiple Exposure Lighten Scene Mode)
        Top Continuous Shooting Speed at full resolution Up to  7  shots at   approx.  7.4  frames per second
        Continuous Shooting Options Continuous H
        Continuous H 60
        Continuous H 120
        Continuous L
        Pre-shooting cache
        Self-timer Can be selected from 10, 2 and 5 seconds duration (self-portrait timer)
        Built-in flash Range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto) [W]: 0.5 to 6.9m (1 ft. 8 in. to 22 ft.)
        [T]: 3.5m (11 ft.)
        Built-in Flash Control TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
        Interface Hi-speed USB
        Interface Data transfer protocol MTP
        Video Output HDMI
        HDMI Output HDMI micro connector (Type D)
        Tripod Socket ¼ in.
        (ISO 1222)
        Approx. Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth) 4.5  in. (113.5  mm)  x  3.1  in. (78.3  mm)  x  3.8  in. (94.9  mm) excluding projections
        Approx. Weight (542  g) with battery and memory card


        In the Box

        • Nikon COOLPIX B500 Digital Camera (Black)
        • AN-CP21 Strap
        • LC-CP31 Lens Cap for COOLPIX L840
        • 4 x AA Batteries

        Shipping Information

        1.  FREE Standard Shipping 

        Free Economy Shipping is available on all orders exceeding R1,000. (T&C's apply)

        *Terms and conditions to qualify for free shipping:

        • Shipping may only be to a physical address within the borders of South Africa. No P.O Box's allowed.
        • Shipping to outlying or remote areas like farms and game reserves may attract an additional fee.
        • The delivery time to city areas is usually between 2 and 4 working days*. This excludes weekends and public holidays.

        2.  SWE Courier Service (local)

        We use SWE couriers as our preferred method of delivery.

        Your parcel is well packaged and handled with care while in transit.

        Delivery Charges:

        Shipping charges are all depended on the following:

        • Volumetric and Physical weight
        • Courier Option

        If Item is in stock, your item can be delievered between 1-2 Business Days - Main Cities are: Cape Town, Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban, Port Elizabeth and East London. Other cities/towns will take more than 1-2 delivery time.


        If Item is being collected from our suppliers, you item can be deeilevr between 2-7 Business Days - To all areas.

        If the item has been pre-ordered for you, this can take anything from 4 - 8 weeks. 

        *Reckoned from time of dispatch to time of arrival to client. This is an estimate and not guaranteed. This period does not include Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. 

        3.  UPS Courier Service (International)

        Please note:

        International orders are generally subject to local import duties and taxes (VAT)

        DT Film Services is not responsible for, nor can we offer, any specific advice regarding any customs related fees that you may incur. For specific information, please consult with your local government import office.

        Privacy: Your privacy is important to us. We strive to exceed your expectations for privacy. Cross-border shipments are subject to inspection by customs authorities. We may also be called upon to provide certain order, shipment, and product information to our international carriers. Carriers may communicate such information to customs authorities for the purpose of facilitating customs clearance and compliance with local laws.

        Delivery Charges:

        International shipments are quoted on a per order basis depending on the size and weight of the parcel shipped.

        4.  Collect from DT Film Services in Durban

        You are welcome to place your order online, pay for it and collect it from our Durban branch. You will need to bring in a print out of the order for collection. Please ask for Louise in Sales on arrival. 

        DT Film Services - Durban

        Open: Mon-Fri 8 to 5PM

        5 Nunhead Road,

        Manor Gardens,

        Durban, 4001,

        South Africa

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