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Nikon Coolpix P520

Among Nikon’s revolutionary Coolpix series, the P520 stands out as the ultimate camera for zoom power, image quality and versatility. Nikon never fails to create products that will astound for its overall functions and end result of photographs and movies. The Nikon Coolpix P520 features a high-zoom NIKKOR glass lens that allows the user to zoom up to an astonishing 42x. Its Vibration Reduction technology delivers 1,000mm of super-telephoto reach to an 18.1 megapixel low-light CMOS sensor making photographs cleaner and simply amazing.

Nikon Coolpix P520 Specifications

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The Nikon Coolpix P520 weighs 19.4 ounces (550 g); its approximate dimensions are 5.0 inches width x 3.4 inches height x 4.0 inches in depth. The camera’s image sensor resolution is of 18.1 megapixels (effective – 18.91 total megapixels [4896 x 3672]). For its compact measurements it has an incredible 42x optical zoom. This means that it practically has a built in mini telescope. The zoom feature in the P520 is surreal and its quality is truly great. The true lens zoom capability of the Nikon Coolpix P520 is simply remarkable. As an extra reach, the camera comes with a 2x digital zoom, a bit redundant, but still nice to have for those extra-long distance shots. The focal lengths are 4.3-180mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 24-1000 mm lens in 35mm [135] format). The Shutter is mechanical as well as CMOS electronic and it speeds range from 8 – 1/4000 seconds (when ISO sensitivity is fixed at 80 or 100 in P, S, A or M mode). A cool feature about the shutter is that it can allow up to 7 shots at approximately 7 frames per second at full resolution.  The Aperture is electronically-controlled 6-blade iris diaphragm and has a 10 steps of 1/3 EV range. The ISO sensitivity ranges from 80 up to 3200.

The Image Stabilization compensates nicely for recording videos so they appear steady even in rough situations. It comes with a wide variety of scene modes, to mention a few; Back Light, Beach, Close Up, Dusk/Dawn, Easy Panorama, Fireworks Show, Food, Landscape, Scene Auto Selector, Snow, Pet Portrait and an incredible 3D mode. It also offers an In-Camera Image Editing option which allows you to adjust pictures in the spot without the hassle of waiting to sit down in front of your computer. The Nikon Coolpix P520 movie features a full HD up to 1920x1080p / 30fps. It is a quick and great way to make home movies and share them easily in a convenient MPEG-4 AVC format.

The cameras Storage Media are compatible with; Secure Digital (SD), Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC). Its Battery form is a convenient rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL 5 and it has an AC Adapter EH-69P and plug adapter which is very convenient for recording long videos.  The average lifetime of the battery can last up to 200 shots before having to recharge.

Overall Review on P520 Nikon Coolpix Camera

The Nikon Coolpix P520 is built for the professional camera enthusiast who wants to take amazing pictures without the hassle of having to carry endless amounts of camera gear. The P520 achieves studio quality pictures all packed into a single device. When choosing a camera, you have the certainty that the Nikon Coolpix P520 will deliver quality in all of its amazing features.

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