Summary Nikon P5000

Prices Price
Camera only
Score Snapsort rank
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 69
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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The Nikon P5000 vs other recent digicams

Size Quite small Help
Mid size (98×65×41 mm)
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting
Weight Light Help
240 g
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help


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The Nikon P5000 vs other recent digicams

Zoom Below average zoom Help
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
36 mm
Screen size Very small screen Help
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
8 seconds
Movie format Low resolution movies Help
480p @ 30fps
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
2,000 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
10 MP
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/1.8" 7.18x5.32mm
Announced Old Help
February 2007
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/2000 of a second
Popularity Not so popular Help
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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)