Nikon Coolpix B500 Preview

The Coolpix B500 is Nikon's latest affordable super-zoom for 2016. At less than $300, you get a 16MP BSI CMOS image sensor (better for low light), a 40x optical zoom lens (80x with Dynamic Fine Zoom) with Hybrid VR vibration reduction, Full HD 1080p recording, and a 3.0" LCD display. If you love sharing photos online with friends and family, the B500 includes Wi-Fi and NFC for access to Nikon SnapBridge, which easily connects owners to their smartphones. There's also access to Nikon Image Space, a free cloud storage service that stores unlimited (up to 2MB Thumbnails) and up to 20GB of larger files.

Nikon Coolpix B500 Features

  • 16MP BSI CMOS image sensor
  • 40x optical zoom NIKKOR glass lens
  • 80x with Dynamic Fine Zoom
  • Hybrid VR (vibration reduction)
  • Full 1080p HD Video Recording
  • 3.0" LCD display (920K dot)
Nikon SnapBridge
Built-in Wi-Fi & NFC
  • Runs on AA Batteries
  • Color Options: Black, Red

Price & Availability

The Nikon COOLPIX B500 will be available in Spring 2016 with a $299.95 MSRP.

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