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Nikon Coolpix P520 - digital camera

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    Key Features

    • Astounding NIKKOR 42x optical zoom lens (24-1000 mm): extend your range from powerful wide-angle to super-telephoto coverage
    • Back-illuminated 18 MP CMOS sensor: with each pixel receiving more light, this highly sensitive image sensor works with the EXPEED C2 processor to deliver clear shots in any light
    • Advanced lens-shift VR: second-generation vibration reduction enables slower shutter speeds (up to four stops), while Active mode even delivers clear shots from moving vehicles
    • Full HD (1080p/60i) movie recording with stereo sound: a dedicated video-record button makes it easy to begin filming and you can also take still photos while filming
    • Vari-angle 8.0-cm (3.2-in. ) 921k-dot LCD monitor: to take shots from any angle
    • Wi-Fi compatible: use Wi-Fi to transfer your high-quality images and movies to your smart device via an optional Wi-Fi dongle (WU-1a)
    • Built-in Global Positioning System (GPS): record the exact latitude and longitude of images as a geotag, review point-of-interest (POI) information in playback, or retrace your route via computer
    • Auto HDR mode: combines two shots taken at different exposures during a single shutter release to create an image with wide dynamic range and rich color gradation in any situation
    • Macro mode: allows you to focus on subjects really close-up (effectively from just 1 cm distance) to capture the smallest of details
    • Easy Panorama 360°/180°: pan vertically or horizontally to create dynamic panoramas
    • 3D shooting mode: create a 3D image of any still subject to be played back on 3D-enabled TVs and computers
    • Customizable function button: allows you to bypass the menu by creating shortcuts to your favorite camera settings
    • Advanced movie features: use the optical zoom with autofocus when recording and film in slow or fast motion (up to 120 fps)
    • High-speed continuous shooting: shoot up to 7 frames at full resolution at 7 fps, or up to 30 full-resolution shots at 1 fps
    • Mode dial: with manual exposure modes (P/S/A/M) and User mode with which you can recall your preferred camera settings instantly
    • 19 scene modes: automatically optimize the camera settings for popular photographic styles, effects and locations
    • Fast and accurate AF: when you want to capture complex subjects, you can shoot in manual focus with a 99-point autofocus system for extra-sharp results
    • Subject tracking AF: achieve sharp shots of subjects that can't or won't stay still
    • Retouch menu: enhance your photos in-camera with a range of filter effects
    • EXPEED C2: Nikons fast and powerful image processing system enables high-speed operation, enhanced movie recording, high-sensitivity performance and maximum image quality
    Unleash your creativity with the COOLPIX P520, the bridge camera with a 42x super zoom. With a NIKKOR lens that offers an astounding 24-1000 mm wide-angle to super telephoto coverage, this 18-megapixel camera gets as close as you like to the action.
    The backlit 18-megapixel CMOS sensor and advanced lens-shift vibration reduction enable steady shots in any light, while the vari-angle LCD monitor provides the perfect high-resolution view from any position.
    One-touch Full HD movie mode makes switching to filming movies instantaneous and built-in GPS includes geotags in image data. Use the optional Wi-Fi dongle to transfer images and movies to your smart device.
    The COOLPIX P520 - zoom beyond your expectations.

    Product Features

    • 42x zoom power, professional-quality photos and videos, endless capabilities
      For those seeking a comprehensive compact camera for zoom, image quality, versatility and technological innovation, look no further than the Coolpix P520. Create pro-caliber photos and Full HD 1080p videos from mind-boggling distances, even in extremely low-light conditions. Track your travels and explore points of interest with built-in GPS. From its superb 42x zoom NIKKOR glass lens and 18.1-megapixel low-light CMOS image sensor to its D-SLR-inspired design and 3.2-inch Vari-angle LCD, the Coolpix P520 delivers the pinnacle of performance and zoom.
    • Capture distant images with a 42x wide-angle to telephoto NIKKOR glass zoom lens
      Every Coolpix is designed around a genuine NIKKOR glass lens, the legendary optics that has made Nikon famous. The Coolpix P520 features a 42x zoom NIKKOR lens that takes you from wide-angle group shots to telephoto close-ups in an instant. And doesn't worry about a little camera shake - lens-shift Vibration Reduction helps keep the shot steady even when your hands are not.
    • Built-in GPS with Points of Interest (POI) for creating amazing photo journals
      Relive the excitement of your travels in a whole new way. The Coolpix P520 records the exact location of each shot you take, so you can follow the path of your adventure and every stunning view along the way! Share your journeys on Google Earth, Google+, and other social media sites or with the included Nikon View NX2 software. Built-in GPS helps you navigate unfamiliar destinations, and Points of Interest (POI) show you nearby photo-ops like scenic lookouts and historic landmarks. The Coolpix P520 is the ultimate travel companion!
    • High-performance CMOS image sensor lets you shoot without a flash
      Imagine being able to shoot without a flash at weddings, concerts, parties - anywhere your flash normally fires. You won't have to interrupt a moment to capture it, and your photos and HD videos will look more natural and true to your memory. The Coolpix P520 performs so well in low light situations that, in most cases, using the flash is optional. Of course, when the lighting is extremely poor and you need a flash, it'll be there.
    • 1080p Full HD videos with stereo sound for dazzling movies
      If you want a compact camera that shoots stunning Full HD videos, the Coolpix P520 delivers. 1080p Full HD means exceptional video quality. Record the action, then connect to an HDTV and watch your videos come alive. A built-in microphone records high-quality audio in stereo. Your videos will look and sound phenomenal.
    Product Type
    Digital camera - compact
    Enclosure Colour
    Sensor Resolution
    18.1 Megapixel
    Optical Sensor Type
    Total Pixels
    18,910,000 pixels
    Effective Sensor Resolution
    18,100,000 pixels
    Optical Sensor Size
    Optical Zoom
    42 x
    Digital Zoom
    2 x
    Image Processor
    Image Stabiliser
    Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
    Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF, Target Finding AF
    Face Detection
    Face-priority AF function
    Digital Video Format
    H.264, MOV, iFrame
    Image Recording Format
    Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
    AV Interfaces
    Composite video/audio, HDMI
    Exposure & White Balance
    Light Sensitivity
    ISO 6400, ISO 3200, ISO 80-1600, ISO auto (80-400), ISO auto (80-800), ISO 12800
    Exposure Metering
    Centre-weighted, spot, matrix
    Exposure Modes
    Programme, automatic, manual, aperture-priority, shutter-priority
    Shooting Programs
    Landscape, portrait mode, close-up, museum, party/indoor, backlight, night portrait, food, fireworks, 3D image, night landscape, dawn/dusk, panorama assist, sports mode, sunset, beach, snow, black and white copy, pet portrait
    White Balance
    Custom, automatic, presets
    White Balance Presets
    Incandescent, fluorescent, cloudy, Flash, daylight
    Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
    Min Shutter Speed
    8 sec
    Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
    Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps
    Lens System
    42 x zoom lens - 4.3 - 180 mm - f/3.0-5.9
    Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    24 - 1000mm
    Focus Adjustment
    Min Focus Distance
    50 cm
    Macro Focus Range
    Zoom Adjustment
    Motorised drive
    Lens Construction
    10 groups / 14 elements
    ED glass
    Camera Flash
    Camera Flash
    Pop-up flash
    Flash +/- compensation
    Effective Flash Range
    0.5 m - 8 m : ISO auto ( wide lens )
    1.5 m - 4.5 m : ISO auto ( tele lens )
    Additional Features
    Continuous Shooting Speed
    1 frame per second, 7 frames per second, 60 frames per second, 120 frames per second
    Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2sec
    Additional Features
    Audio recording, USB 2.0 compatibility, DPOF support, display brightness control, digital image rotation, cropping an image, face retouch, Wi-Fi ready, D-Lighting technology, Auto HDR mode, 1080p Full HD movie recording, Best Shot Selector (BSS), USB charging, Exif Print support, Motion Detection Technology, built-in GPS, Scene Auto Selector, Subject tracking technology, high-speed recording, Smart Portrait System
    Viewfinder Type
    LCD monitor
    Viewfinder Colour Support
    Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    Viewfinder Resolution
    201,000 pixels
    Field Coverage
    Dioptric Correction Range
    -4 to +4
    3.2" LCD display
    921,000 pixels
    Display Features
    Microphone Operation Mode
    Connector Type
    1 x Hi-Speed USB
    1 x HDMI output
    1 x composite video/audio output
    Memory Card Slot
    SD card
    Nikon ViewNX 2
    System Requirements for PC Connection
    Peripheral Devices
    USB port, CD-ROM Drive
    Included Accessories
    Carrying strap, lens cap, carrying case, tripod, AC power adaptor, USB cable, audio / video cable
    Battery Type
    Nikon EN-EL5
    1 x Nikon EN-EL5 Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
    Battery Life Details
    Photo shooting - 200 shots
    Memory / Storage
    Memory Card Slot
    SD card
    Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
    Included Memory Card
    8 GB SDHC
    Image Storage
    JPEG 4896 x 3672
    JPEG 4896 x 3264
    JPEG 4864 x 2736
    JPEG 3672 x 3672
    JPEG 3264 x 2448
    JPEG 2272 x 1704
    JPEG 1600 x 1200
    JPEG 1920 x 1080
    JPEG 640 x 480
    Video Capture
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 50 fps
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 25 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 25 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 25 fps
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 15 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 60 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 120 fps
    iFrame - 960 x 540 - 30 fps
    Dimensions & Weight
    12.52 cm
    10.16 cm
    8.41 cm
    550 g
    Environmental Parameters
    Min Operating Temperature
    0 °C
    Max Operating Temperature
    40 °C
    Humidity Range Operating
    0 - 85% (non-condensing)
    • Nikon Coolpix P520
    • Nikon EN-EL5 Battery
    • SDHC Memory Card
    • Carrying strap, lens cap, carrying case, tripod, AC power adaptor, USB cable, audio / video cable

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