General

Nikon Coolpix P500 Pentax K-m
Brand
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Nikon Pentax
Lowest price
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$545.98 Unknown
Announced
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February 2011 September 2008

Sensor

Type
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CMOS CCD
Sensor size
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1/2.3" 6.18x4.55mm n/a
Crop factor
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n/a 1.5x
Megapixels
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12.1 MP 10 MP
Light sensitivity
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3,200 ISO 3,200 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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None None
Sensor cleaning
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n/a Unknown

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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9.7 MP 10 MP
Native resolution
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4016 × 3008 3872 × 2592
Pixel size
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2.3 µm² 36.8 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD LCD
Size
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3" 2.7"
Resolution
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920k dots 230k dots
Touch screen
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No No
Flips out
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Yes No
Live view
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n/a No

Lens

Zoom
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36x n/a
Wide angle
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23 mm n/a
Telephoto
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828 mm n/a
Aperture (wide angle)
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f/3.5 n/a
Aperture (telephoto)
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f/5.7 n/a
Macro focus
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1.0 cm n/a

Form factor

Size
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116×84×103 mm 123×92×68 mm
Depth
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4.1" 2.7"
Weight
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481 g 590 g
Interchangeable lenses
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No Yes
Waterproof
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No No
Weather sealed
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n/a No
Built-in focus motor
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n/a Yes

Viewfinder

Type
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Digital Pentamirror
Viewfinder size
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Unknown 0.55x
Coverage
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n/a 96%

Movies

Format
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1080p @ 30fps None
Supports 24p
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No n/a
High-speed framerate
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240 fps n/a
External mic jack
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No n/a
Autofocus
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Unknown None
All formats
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  1. 320 x 240 @ 30fps
  2. 320 x 240 @ 240fps
  3. 480p @ 30fps
  4. 480p @ 120fps
  5. 720p @ 30fps
  6. 1080p @ 30fps
n/a

Features

Panorama
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Yes No
HDR
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No No
3D
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No No
Image stabilization
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  1. Sensor shift
  1. Sensor shift
Supports RAW
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No Yes
GPS
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No No

Performance

Startup delay
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Unknown Unknown
Shutter lag
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Unknown Unknown
Battery life
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220 shots Unknown
Continuous shooting
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10 fps 3.5 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Contrast detection Contrast detection
Focus points
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Unknown Unknown
Cross type focus points
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Unknown Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/5000s 1/4000s
Min
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2s 30s

Flash

Built-in flash
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Yes Yes
Popup
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No Yes
External connection
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No Yes

Storage

Storage slots
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1 1
Supported formats
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  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  3. SDXC
  1. SD
  2. SDHC

Lenses

Lens availability
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n/a 113 lenses
Lens mount
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n/a Pentax K

DXO Mark Scores

Image quality
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Unknown 64.0
Color depth
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Unknown 22.4 bits
Dynamic range
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Unknown 11.4 EV
Low light performance
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Unknown 513 ISO
Nikon Coolpix P500
Coolpix P500
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