Specifications and features
With much of the attention on developing full-frame models, Nikon has been slow to address the need for a small APS-C crop camera for semi-professional use. However, some eight years after it introduced the 12-Mpix D300s, Nikon has finally unveiled its successor, the D500. Like its predecessor, it adopts a durable metal casing; however, the D500 is the first APS-C crop camera from Nikon to break away from convention by not including a built-in flash (typically found over the pentaprism).
The new camera also eschews the expected 24-Mpix sensor found in all of the latest Nikon DX DSLRs in