A solid choice for professional photographers and very serious hobbyists, the Nikon D500 offers many of the features of the flagship D5, but at a more affordable price point.
The Nikon D500 has been built around a 20.9 megapixel DX-Format CMOS digital sensor and powered by an EXPEED 5 processor for high performance action and sports photography – both in the water and on land.
The D500’s upgraded ISO sensitivity stretches from 100 to 51,200 – allowing low light photography. The EXPEED 5 processor enables continuous shooting at up to 10 frames per second (fps) – perfect for action sports photographers shooting in the surf or from land. The D500 runs on a new Multi-CAM 20K autofocus system which features a full 153 autofocus points, including 99 cross-type points – able to track fast-moving subjects for action or adventure sports. In addition to being a top-notch camera for action stills, the D500 is capable of shooting cinematic-quality Ultra High Definition (UHD) 4K video at up to 30 fps or Full HD 1080p at 60 frames per second.
The back panel is equipped with a fully adjustable touch screen LCD, enabling photographers to compose their shots from difficult/awkward angles that would otherwise be impossible. The Nikon D500 also features a Pentaprism single-lens reflex viewfinder to see the photo exactly as it looks through the lens.
Small But Powerful
The Nikon D500 is known for being sleek and beautiful. It can be used anywhere you go and will bring along some of the most stunning images and performances. It’s equipped with a lot of power built within a small camera body.
Thanks to the camera’s DX sensor. It means that you can possibly take advantage of the lighter and smaller lenses of the NIKKOR line of lenses. Thus, this camera is great for travel fanatics. As you know, when you are traveling, every ounce of your luggage definitely counts.
One of the best things about the Nikon D500 is that there is no need for you to sacrifice the image quality just to enjoy portability. The camera has the perfect balance with its CMOS sensor of 20.9 megapixel, allowing you to capture images with exquisite details as well as rich color and texture. Having the D500 by your side, you can go hiking in the lush landscapes or enjoy a safari adventure. The camera is effortless, unobtrusive and always on the go.
Just like each and every Nikon DSLR camera, the Nikon D500 can be best paired with the company’s legendary NIKKOR lenses. These lenses are known for their exceptional clarity and unequalled versatility.
The brand’s NIKKOR legacy is definitely unmatched. In fact, more than 95 million of these lenses have already been sold to date. Each lens provides a unique view from which you can capture memories. Whether you are shooting portraits or landscapes, these lenses are surely your best of friend.
You can also extend your range of shooting with the lightweight DX NIKKOR 55-200mm. This is ideal for taking images of parades, distant architecture and sports. Regardless of your preferences, pairing your Nikon D500 with any of the NIKKOR lenses will surely lead you to outstanding images!
Bursting With New Technology
The new Nikon D500 is definitely a technical marvel in the world of photography. It is the result of the brand’s tireless stride towards producing the world’s best DSLRs. In order to capture life’s most fleeting moments, a camera should have the most incredible speed. The Nikon D500 features the EXPEED 5 processor, which opens up to a whole new world of level of photography. It processes image quick enough, up to ten frames per second. With this feature, you will never miss the most important moments.
The D500’s newly developed multi-cam autofocus system offers 153 AF points, which includes the 99 cross type points. Together, this allows you to produce images that can perfectly match with your vision.
The camera is also the first ever DX camera of Nikon that makes use of the XQD, a memory card technology capable of providing a faster read and write transfer speed, allowing you to take full advantage of the camera’s exceptional speed. If you are not yet read to upgrade to the XQD, you can take advantage of the camera’s dual memory slots capable of accepting SD media. Even if this camera is compact in size, it certainly packs a whole lot of punch!