COOLPIX B500

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Add to CartCOOLPIX B500
  • 40x optical zoom/80x Dynamic Fine Zoom super telephoto NIKKOR ED glass lens
  • Built-in Wi-Fi, NFC and Bluetooth® low energy (BLE) maintain a constant connection with a compatible smartphone or tablet
  • Shoot from creative angles with the tilting 3.0-inch 921,000-dot LCD
  • Simple, convenient operation for stress-free shooting
  • 1080p Full HD video recording with stereo sound
  1. Built-in Wi-Fi Connectivity
  2. WiFi-Bluetooth
  3. NFC

Simply brilliant photos and videos

The COOLPIX B500 feels great in your hands, whether you're zooming in with its super telephoto NIKKOR glass lens or recording 1080p Full HD video using the flip-up LCD. And it takes all the work out of shooting beautiful photos and videos with its 16 megapixel low-light sensor, Lens-Shift Vibration Reduction (VR), easy menus and controls, fun creative effects and outstanding automatic operation. Plus, the whole time you're shooting, the COOLPIX B500 can be easily and seamlessly connected to a compatible smartphone through Bluetooth® low energy (BLE) technology for instant photo sharing and remote camera control. Simply brilliant.
  • 16 MPLow-light CMOS Sensor
  • 40xZoom-NIKKOR ED Glass Lens
  • 3.0"921,000-dot Tilt LCD
  • SnapBridgeBuilt-in Wi-Fi, NFC & Bluetooth
COOLPIX B500 photo of a seascape in low light

Get closer to what matters

40x optical zoom, 80x Dynamic Fine Zoom

Few shots are too far away for the COOLPIX B500's NIKKOR ED glass lens. 40x optical zoom gives you super telephoto power, then Dynamic Fine Zoom, an enhanced digital zoom, effectively doubles that reach for a whopping 80x zoom. Lens-Shift Vibration Reduction (VR) keeps your shots steady—crucial at such long distances—and a 16-megapixel backside illuminated CMOS sensor captures every detail.
COOLPIX B500 and a smartphone with the SnapBridge logo on the LCDs

Always connected

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 favorite sites. You can even use the SnapBridge app to control your camera remotely!
COOLPIX B500 photo of 7 boys playing rugby piled on the ball

Enjoy the view

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.
COOLPIX B500 photo of a building at night

Master the camera in no time

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.
Video icon and rugby player with coach

Make movies that amaze

Full HD 1080p videos with stereo sound

The COOLPIX B500 is a powerful video camera, too. Capture moments in Full HD 1080p quality with stereo sound and marvel at how 4-Axis Hybrid Vibration Reduction (VR) counteracts shaky hands for tripod-steady videos. Transform a regular video into a thrilling fast-motion sequence with the new Superlapse Movie feature, great for first-person perspectives, sports moments, video tours and more.
COOLPIX B500 photo of building lit at night

Don't sweat a little camera shake

When shooting photos, Lens-Shift Vibration Reduction (VR) counteracts the smallest movements for sharper, clearer photos. When recording video, 4-Axis Hybrid VR offsets up/down, left/right, in/out and even tilting movements for remarkably steady videos, even if you're walking or riding in a car.
COOLPIX B500 photo of a hilly landscape

Let the camera call the shots

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 the COOLPIX B500, Target Finding AF quickly determines your intended subject and puts the focus where it belongs—on your subject.

COOLPIX B500 photo of a mom and two kids looking at the camera

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.
COOLPIX B500 photos of rugby players, a building and portrait next to the camera

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.
COOLPIX B500 photo of rugby players mirror image

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.
SnapBridge

± Sharing Compatibility

The Nikon SnapBridge application must be installed on a compatible smart device before it can be used with this camera.

SnapBridge App Requirements
Android 5.0 or later or 6.0.1 or later
iOS 8.4 or later, iOS 9.1 or later (latest version of iOS 8 or iOS 9 recommended) plus iOS 10.1
A device with Bluetooth 4.0 or later (i.e., a device that supports Bluetooth Smart Ready/Low Energy) is required.

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For more information regarding Nikon SnapBridge functionality, please visit http://www.nikonusa.com/en/nikon-products/snapbridge-app.page

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Dynamic Fine Zoom magnification is calculated from the full-wide end of optical zoom.

NFC Compatibility:
This camera's built in NFC function can only be used with smart devices running on the Android™ operating system version 4.0 or later. The Nikon SnapBridge application must be installed on the device before it can be used with this camera.
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