Nikon D500

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Nikon D500

Released January 2016

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Type SemiProDSLR
Announced 06/01/2016  
Indicative price (USD) 2000  
Sensor type CMOS  
Resolution 5599 x 3728  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 20.87  
Sensor size (mm) 15.7 x 23.5 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm)  
Bits per pixel 14.0
Focal length multiplier 1.5 
Aspect Ratio 3:2 
ISO latitude  50 - 1640000 
Shutter type Mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/8000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 10.0  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  No 
Firmware 1.0 
Dust cleaning Yes 
Mount type Nikon F DX  
Weight (gr) 670
Battery type Li-Ion, EN-EL15, 7V, 1900mAh, 14Wh 
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization Yes 
Camera material Mixed Plastic/Metal 
Mount material Metal 
View finder type Optical 
View finder magnification
View finder coverage 100 
Mirror lockup Yes 
View finder diopter -2 to +1 
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size 3.2 
Monitor pixel 2359000 
Articulated screen Yes 
Touch screen Yes 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); Continuous-servo AF (AF-C); auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A); predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject status. Manual focus (MF): Electronic rangefinder can be used. 
Number of autofocus points 153 
Exposure bracketing 2 to 9 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 or 1 EV 
Exposure compensation +/-5 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV 
Drive modes Continuous low-speed [CL] mode, Continuous high-speed [CH] mode, Mirror-up [Mup] mode, Quiet Shutter Release, Quiet Continuous Release, Self-timer Mode, Single-frame [S] mode 
Buffer size  
Recording medium SD, SDHC, SDXC, XQD 
Image format JPEG, RAW (NEF) 
White balance bracketing 2 to 9 exposures in increments of 1, 2 or 3 EV 
Connectivity USB (USB 3.0 Micro-B connector) / Wi-Fi 
Bluetooth Yes 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro Yes 
Histogram Yes 
GPS Yes 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 3840x2160 / 30 fps 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus Yes 
Video file format MOV 
Video codec H.264 
Video stabilisation No 

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