Flagship Power, DX Agility. Nikon's flagship DX-format digital D500 SLR camera offers the supreme and unrelenting performance of the Nikon D5 in a compact, lightweight body.
The D500 is ready to go wherever your passion leads you, capturing everything with stunning clarity, speed and resolution. From busy, low-light cityscapes to thrilling wildlife scenes and fast action shots, the D500 is the ideal companion to your wanderlust.
ISO range: ISO 100 to 51,200 (expandable to Hi-5, ISO 1,6400,000)
Redesigned AF system with a 153 focus points, 99 cross-type sensors and a dedicated processor
4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) video recording and pro-grade video features
10 fps continuous shooting for up to 200 shots in a single burst
“Please note that currently only newer Nikon EN-EL15 batteries marked Li-ion20 work properly with this camera.”
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Specifications:TypeSingle-lens reflex digital cameraLens MountNikon F bayonet mountPicture AngleNikon DX formatEffective Pixels (Megapixels)20.9 millionSensor Size23.5 mmx 15.7 mmImage Sensor FormatDXImage Sensor TypeCMOSTotal Pixels21.56 millionDust-reduction systemImage sensor cleaningImage Dust Off reference data (optional Capture NX-D software required)Dust-Off Reference PhotoYesFile Format Still ImagesJPEG: JPEG-Baseline Compliant with fine (approx 1:4), Normal (approx 1:8) or Basic (approx 1:16) CompressionNEF (RAW) + JPEG: Single Photograph Recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG FormatsNEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed; large, medium, and small available (medium and small images are recorded at a bit depth of 12 bits using lossless compression)TIFF (RGB)Storage MediaSDSDHCSDXCXQD Type MemoryCard SlotEither card can be used for primary or backup storage or for separate storage of NEF (RAW) and JPEG images; pictures can be copied between cards.ViewfinderEye-level Pentaprism Single-Lens Reflex ViewfinderViewfinder Frame CoverageDX (24x16): 100% Horizontal and 100% Vertical (Approx.)1.3x (18x12): 98% Horizontal and 98% Vertical (Approx.)Viewfinder Magnification1.0x (50 mm f/1.4 lens at infinity, –1.0 m–1) (Approx.)Viewfinder Eyepoint16mm (-1.0 m¯¹)Viewfinder Diopter Adjustment-2.0 to +1.0m¯¹Focusing ScreenType B BriteView Clear Matte Mark II with AF Area Brackets (grid lines can be displayed)Reflex MirrorQuick-return typeMirror Lock UpYesLens ApertureInstant-return typeElectronically ControlledDepth-of-field ControlPressing Pv button stops lens aperture down to value selected by user (A and M modes) or by camera (other modes)Lens Compatibility at a Glance***AF-S or AF lenses fully compatibleMetering with AI lenses (exposure modes A and M only)Shutter TypeElectronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane mechanical shutterElectronic front-curtain shutter available in mirror up release modeShutter Speed1/8000 to 30 sec. in steps of 1/3, 1/2, or 1 EV, Bulb, Time, X250Fastest Shutter Speed1/8000 sec.Slowest Shutter Speed30 sec.Flash Sync SpeedUp to 1/250 sec.Synchronizes with shutter at 1/250s or slowerBulb Shutter SettingYesShutter Release ModesContinuous low-speed [CL] modeContinuous high-speed [CH] modeMirror-up [Mup] modeQuiet Shutter ReleaseQuiet Continuous ReleaseSelf-timer ModeSingle-frame [S] modeFrame Advance RateUp to 9 fps (manual focus, mode M or S, shutter speed 1/250 sec or faster, and other settings at default values)Continuous Shooting OptionsDX-formatCH: Up to 10 frames per secondCL: Up to 1-9 frames per secondQuiet Continuous Mode: Up to 3 frames per secondTop Continuous Shooting Speed at full resolution10 frames per secondSelf-timer2, 5, 10, 20 sec.; 1 to 9 exposures at intervals of 0.5, 1, 2, or 3 sec.Timer duration electronically controlledExposure Metering SystemTTL exposure metering using approximately 180K (180,000) pixels RGB sensorExposure Meter CouplingCPUAIExposure ModesAperture-Priority (A)Manual (M)Programmed auto with flexible program (P)Shutter-Priority (S)Exposure Compensation±5 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EVExposure Bracketing2 to 9 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 or 1 EVExposure LockLuminosity locked at detected value with AE-L/AF-L buttonPicture ControlFlatLandscapeMonochromeNeutralPortraitStandardUser-customizable SettingsVividAuto-area AF ModeYesAutofocus SystemNikon Advanced Multi-CAM 20K autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection and fine-tuning, and 153 focus points (including 99 cross-type sensors and 15 sensors that support f/8), of which 55 (35 cross-type sensors and 9 f/8 sensors) are available for selectionDetection Range-4 to +20 EV (ISO 100, 68°F/20°C)Lens ServoAutofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); Continuous-servo AF (AF-C); predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject statusManual focus (MF): Electronic rangefinder can be usedAF-area Mode25, 72, or 153 point Dynamic-area AFAuto-area AFSingle-point AF3D-trackingGroup-area AFFocus LockFocus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF) or by pressing the center of the sub-selectorFocus ModesContinuous-servo (AF-C)Face-Priority AF available in Live View only and D-Movie onlyFull-time Servo (AF-F) available in Live View onlyManual (M) with electronic rangefinderNormal areaSingle-servo AF (AF-S)Wide areaMaximum Autofocus Areas/Points153Autofocus Sensitivity-4 to +20 EV (ISO 100, 20°C/68°F)Autofocus Fine TuneYesBuilt-in FlashYesFlash Bracketing2 to 9 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 or 1 EVX-Sync Speed1/250Top FP High Speed SyncUp to 1/8000Flash ControlTTL: i-TTL flash control using RGB sensor with approximately 180K (180,000) pixels; i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR is used with matrix, center- weighted, and highlight-weighted metering, standard i-TTL fill-flash for digital SLR with spot meteringFlash Sync ModesAuto FP High-Speed Sync supportedFront-curtain sync (normal)Rear-curtain syncRed-Eye reductionRed-Eye reduction with slow syncSlow rear-curtain syncSlow syncFlash Compensation-3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EVFlash-ready IndicatorLights when optional flash unit such as SB-5000, SB-910, SB-900, SB-700, SB-400, SB-300 or SB-R200 is fully chargedAccessory ShoeYesNikon Creative Lighting System (CLS)CLS SupportedFlash Sync TerminalYesWhite BalanceAuto (3 types)Choose color temperature (2500K–10000K)CloudyDirect SunlightFlashFluorescent (7 types)IncandescentPreset manual (up to 6 values can be stored, spot white balance measurement available during live view)