Summary Nikon P5000

Prices Price
Camera only
Score Snapsort rank
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 26
Specifications Key specs
Help 3.5x
Screen size
Help 2.5"
Help f/2.7
Screen resolution
Help 230k dots
Wide angle
Help 36 mm
Movie format
Help 480p @ 30fps
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Nikon Coolpix P5000Nikon Coolpix P5000


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The Nikon P5000 vs other recent digicams

Aperture Wide aperture Help
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting


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The Nikon P5000 vs other recent digicams

Movie format Low resolution movies Help
480p @ 30fps
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
10 MP
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
250 shots
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
8 seconds
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
36 mm
Screen size Below average sized screen Help
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
2,000 ISO
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Announced Old Help
February 2007
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users


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Nikon Coolpix P5000
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Avatar for anthony1962 anthony1962 (5:14 PM, March 24, 2010)
I'm very satisfied with this cam, it produces great pictures even at low light (please set to 5Megapixels for less noise or less grainy pics), it doesn't have wide angle capabilities. Good battery life (I would prefer taking pictures without the flash, but request my subject to remain still)