NIKON COOLPIX P520 compact digital camera

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NIKON COOLPIX P520 compact digital camera

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Unleash your creativity with the Nikon COOLPIX P520 compact digital camera, the bridge camera with a 42x super zoom. With a NIKKOR lens that offers an astounding 24–1000mm wide-angle to super telephoto coverage, this 18-megapixel camera gets as close as you like to the action. The backlit 18-megapixel CMOS sensor and advanced lens-shift vibration reduction enable steady shots in any light, while the vari-angle LCD monitor provides the perfect high-resolution view from any position. One-touch Full HD movie mode makes switching to filming movies instantaneous and built-in GPS includes 'geotags' in image data. Use the optional Wi-Fi dongle to transfer images and movies to your smart device.


Astounding NIKKOR 42x optical zoom lens (24–1000mm)
Extend your range from powerful wide-angle to super-telephoto coverage. Four ED glass elements minimize chromatic aberration.

Back-illuminated 18 MP CMOS sensor
With each pixel receiving more light, this highly sensitive image sensor works with the EXPEED C2 processor to deliver clear shots in any light.

Advanced lens-shift VR: second-generation vibration reduction enables slower shutter speeds (up to four stops), while ‘Active mode’ even delivers clear shots from moving vehicles.

Full HD (1080/60i) movie recording with stereo sound: a dedicated video-record button makes it easy to begin filming and you can also take still photos while filming.

Vari-angle 8.0-cm (3.2-in.) 921k-dot LCD monitor: to take shots from any angle. This high-resolution screen, as featured on professional Nikon D-SLR cameras, boasts an anti-reflective coating and offers superb color reproduction.

Wi-Fi compatible: use Wi-Fi to transfer your high-quality images and movies to your smart device* via an optional Wi-Fi dongle (WU-1a).

Built-in Global Positioning System (GPS): record the exact latitude and longitude of images as a ‘geotag’, review point-of-interest (POI) information in playback, or retrace your route via computer.

Auto HDR mode: combines two shots taken at different exposures during a single shutter release to create an image with wide dynamic range and rich color gradation in any situation.

Macro mode: allows you to focus on subjects really close-up (effectively from just 1 cm distance) to capture the smallest of details.

Easy Panorama 360°/180°: pan vertically or horizontally to create dynamic panoramas.

3D shooting mode: create a 3D image of any still subject to be played back on 3D-enabled TVs and computers.

Customizable function button: allows you to bypass the menu by creating shortcuts to your favorite camera settings.

Advanced movie features: use the optical zoom with autofocus when recording and film in slow or fast motion (up to 120 fps). Record movies in iFrame format and use the built-in HDMI connector to view them.

High-speed continuous shooting: shoot up to 7 frames at full resolution at 7 fps, or up to 30 full-resolution shots at 1 fps.

Mode dial: with manual exposure modes (P/S/A/M) and User mode with which you can recall your preferred camera settings instantly.

19 scene modes: automatically optimize the camera settings for popular photographic styles, effects and locations. Achieve great shots just by selecting the mode that matches your situation.

Fast and accurate AF: when you want to capture complex subjects, you can shoot in manual focus with a 99-point autofocus system for extra-sharp results.

Subject Tracking AF: achieve sharp shots of subjects that can’t or won’t stay still. Subject Tracking AF keeps the camera focused on a selected subject even if it is moving around.

Retouch menu: enhance your photos in-camera with a range of filter effects. Options include Selective Color, which converts your image to monochrome then adds a splash of color to an area of your choice, and Cross Screen, which lends a starry effect to bright objects.

EXPEED C2: Nikon’s fast and powerful image processing system enables high-speed operation, enhanced movie recording, high-sensitivity performance and maximum image quality.


  • Product name: P520 compact digital camera
  • Type: Compact digital camera
  • Number of effective pixels: 18.1 million
  • Image sensor: 1/2.3-in. type CMOS; approx. 18.91 million total pixels
  • Lens: NIKKOR lens with 42x optical zoom
  • Focal length: 4.3-180 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 24-1000 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
  • f/-number: f/3-5.9
  • Lens construction: 14 elements in 10 groups (4 ED lens elements)
  • Digital zoom magnification: Up to 2x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 2000 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
  • Focus-area selection: Face priority, auto (9-area automatic selection), center (wide, normal), manual with 99 focus areas, subject tracking, target finding AF
  • Viewfinder: Electronic viewfinder, 0.5 cm (0.2-in.) approx. 201k-dot equivalent LCD with the diopter adjustment function (-4 to +4 m-1)
  • Storage media: Internal memory (approx. 15 MB); SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card
  • Self-timer: Durations of 2 or 10 seconds can be selected
  • Flash range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto): [W]: 0.5 - 8.0 m (1 ft 8 in. - 26 ft); [T]: 1.5 - 4.5 m (5 - 14 ft)
  • Flash control: TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
  • Flash exposure compensation: In steps of 1/3 EV in the range between -2 and +2 EV
  • Interface: Hi-Speed USB
  • GPS: Receiver frequency 1575.42 MHz (C/A code), geodetic system WGS 84
  • Power sources : One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL5 (included); AC Adapter EH-62A (available separately)
  • Charging time: Approx. 4 h and 30 min (when using Charging AC Adapter EH-69P and when no charge remains)
  • Battery life: Still pictures: Approx. 200 shots when using EN-EL5
  • Tripod socket: 1/4 (ISO 1222)
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): Approx. 125.2 x 84.1 x 101.6 mm (5.0 x 3.4 x 4.0 in.) (excluding projections)
  • Weight: Approx. 550 g (1 lb 3.5 oz) (including battery and SD memory card)
  • Supplied accessories: Camera Strap, Lens Cap LC-CP24 (with cord), Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL5 (with terminal cover), Charging AC Adapter EH-69P, USB Cable UC-E6, Audio Video Cable EG-CP16, ViewNX 2 CD
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