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Nikon D500

alaTest has collected and analyzed 121 reviews of Nikon D500. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Opinions about the durability and image quality are on the whole positive. The screen and usability are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed opinions about the price, and there are some less positive comments about the contrast and storage.

performance, usability, screen, image quality, durability

flash, storage, contrast

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Nikon D500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 98/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Nikon D500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Nikon D500 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the usability and portability. The size and image quality also get good feedback, whereas there are some negative comments about the reliability and design.

performance, image quality, size, portability, usability

durability, design, reliability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Nikon D500 Body AF-S DX 16-80 Kit Digital CameraNikon D500 Body AF-S DX 16-80 Kit Digital Camera

Jan, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Nikon D500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 user reviews of Nikon D500 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the low light performance and screen. The image quality and usability are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the storage and connectivity.

performance, usability, image quality, screen, low-light

portability, connectivity, storage

88% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Nikon D500 DX-Format Digital SLR (Body Only)Nikon D500 DX-Format Digital SLR (Body Only)

Jan, 2017

Expert review by: Lori Grunin (cnet.com.au)

Nikon D500 review: The D500 dSLR scores on almost all counts

 

After 6 years neglecting the power APS-C action photographer, Nikon released the mostly impressive D500 dSLR, the little sister to the pro full-frame D5. With the same autofocus and metering systems as that model, a high-sensitivity 20.9-megapixel CMOS...

The Nikon D500 is fast with excellent continuous-shooting and autofocus performance, its 4K video support is a welcome novelty for its dSLR price class and, of course, there's the great photo quality

Terrible wireless file-transfer and remote-control app, and its Live View (contrast) autofocus could use a boost

There's tons to like about the Nikon D500, from its fast shooting and excellent image quality to its broad feature set and streamlined design. But it still falls short with its Live View autofocus and seriously subpar wireless file transfer and...

Jul, 2016

Consumer review by: Paul (productreview.com.au)

Nikon D500 - high end cropped frame DSLR

 

tough but comfortable, and again all the controls fall easily to hand. If you are looking to upgrade your cropped frame camera and not looking to invest in new lenses for a full framed DSLR then look no further, this cropped sensor camera has no peer,...

Jun, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:STEREO
Built-In Microphone: Yes

Battery

Battery life (CIPA standard):1240
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:EN-EL15
Power source type:Battery

Camera

3D: Yes
Camera file system:DCF 2.0, Exif 2.3, RAW
Camera playback:Highlights, Movie, Single image, Slide show
Diopter adjustment (D-D):-2 - 1
Dioptre correction: Yes
Direct printing: Yes
Eye Relief:1.6
GPS (satellite): No
Image editing:resizing, rotating / resizing, rotating, trimming
Languages support:ARA, BEN, BUL, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, GRE, HUN, ITA, JPN, KOR, NOR, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SWE, THA, TUR, UKR
Live view: Yes
Photo effects:black&white, Neutral, Vivid
Self-timer:2,5,10,20
Tripod mountable: Yes
White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Direct sunlight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent

Design

Colour of product:Black

Display

Display:TFT
Display diagonal:8.13
Display resolution (numeric):2359000
Second display: No
Touchscreen: Yes
Vari-angle LCD display: Yes

Flash

Flash exposure compensation: Yes
Flash Modes:Auto, Red-eye reduction, Second curtain synchro, Slow synchronization / Red-eye reduction, Second curtain synchro
Flash sync-speed:1/250
Shoe mounting point: Yes

Focusing

Auto Focus (AF) lock: Yes
Auto Focus (AF) points:153
Auto focusing (AF) modes:Continuous Auto Focus, Servo Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Lens System

Filter Size:7.2
Focal length range (f-f):16 - 80
Lens mount interface:Nikon F
Lens structure (elements/groups):17/13
Maximum aperture number:32
Minimum aperture number:2.8
Mounting type:Bayonet
Number of diaphragm blades:7
Optical Zoom:5

Light exposure

Auto Exposure (AE) lock: Yes
ISO sensitivity:100, 51200
ISO sensitivity (max):51200
ISO sensitivity (min):100
Light exposure control:Program AE
Light exposure correction:± 5EV (1/2EV; 1/3EV step)
Light exposure modes:Aperture priority AE, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority AE
Light metering:Centre-weighted, Highlight-weighted, Matrix, Spot

Memory

Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC, XQD
Memory slots:2

Networking

Bluetooth: Yes
Data network: No
Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Battery charger included: Yes

Picture Quality

Camera Type:SLR Camera Body / SLR Camera Kit
Image formats supported:JPG, NEF, TIF
Image sensor size (W x H):23.5 x 15.7
Image stabilizer:No / Yes
Image stabilizer location:Lens
Maximum image resolution:5568 x 3712
Megapixel:20.9
Sensor Format:DX
Sensor Type:CMOS
Still image resolution(s):(L) 5568 x 3712\n\n(M) 4176 x 2784\n\n(S) 2784 x 1856
Total MegaPixels:21.56

Ports & interfaces

HDMI: Yes
HDMI connector type:Mini
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
PictBridge: Yes
USB connector:Micro-USB B
USB connector type:Micro-USB B
USB version:3.0

Shutter

Camera shutter type:Electronic
Fastest camera shutter speed:1/8000
Slowest camera shutter speed:30

Technical Details

Image processor:EXPEED 5
Self-timer: Yes

Video

Analog signal format system:NTSC
Full HD: Yes
HD type:4K Ultra HD
Maximum Video Resolution:3840 x 2160
Resolution at capture speed:1920x1080@24fps, 1920x1080@25fps, 1920x1080@30fps, 1920x1080@50fps, 1920x1080@60fps, 3840x2160@25fps, 3840x2160@30fps / 3840x2160@24fps, 1920x1080@24fps, 1920x1080@25fps, 1920x1080@30fps, 1920x1080@50fps, 1920x1080@60fps, 3840x2160@25fps, 3840x2160@30fps
Video recording: Yes
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720,1920 x 1080,3840 x 2160

Viewfinder

Magnification:1
Viewfinder Type:Optical

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:8.1
Height :11.5
Lens diameter:8
Lens length:8.55
Lens weight:480
Weight:760
Width:14.7