The Nikon COOLPIX B500 Digital Camera comes in Red or Black and features a 16 megapixel 1/2.3" BSI CMOS sensor for high-resolution images along with Full 1080p HD video. This sensor's construction makes use of a stacked backside-illuminated layout to improve clarity and image quality when shooting in poorly-lit conditions. The 40x optical zoom lens delivers a 35mm equivalent focal range of 22.5 thru 900mm, handling wide-angle thru telephoto perspectives to handle shooting in a wide array of situations. Additional subject magnification can be accomplished using the 80x Dynamic Fine Zoom that soundly doubles the camera's reach. The lens also has Vibration Reduction to help diminish the appearance of camera shake when photographing at longer zoom lengths or with increased shutter speeds. A 921k-dot tilting 3.0" LCD screen subscribes to image composition from differentiating
angles, as well as image review and menu navigation.
Incorporated Bluetooth low energy (BLE), Wi-Fi, and NFC connectivity let the B500 pair with a congruent smart device using the Nikon SnapBridge application. Images can then be conviently sent to a connected smartphone or tablet, and from then shared on your favorite social media sites. Engineered for easy, stress-free operation with point & shoot capability for both still images and video, convenience is maximized by choosing from among 18 scene modes or by simply using the Easy Auto Mode, which automatically augments the camera's settings even while taking photos under challenging lighting situations.