Nikon Coolpix P500 Digital Camera Review

The Coolpix P500 is an all-around excellent camera, even though some of our tests cannot do it justice.

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Nikon's Coolpix P500 produces attractive exposures in all shooting scenarios, but is particularly strong in low light and during fast-action moments. We detected some problems with color accuracy, but this did not detract from overall image quality.

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  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Color
  4. Noise
  5. Resolution
  6. Video
  7. Playback
  8. Hardware
  9. Controls
  10. Design & Handling
  11. Canon PowerShot SX30 IS Comparison
  12. Nikon Coolpix P100 Comparison
  13. Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47 Comparison
  14. Conclusion
  15. Photo Gallery