This compact, yet versatile digital camera is equipped with the most powerful zoom lens in Nikon COOLPIX history! Its 42x optical zoom NIKKOR lens provides unprecedented range from wide-angle 24mm to super-telephoto 1000mm (equivalents in 35mm format). And in order to ensure sharp images, it also features an ACTIVE mode added to its lens-shift vibration reduction (VR) function to reduce camera shake with hand-held shooting of stills and movie recording while walking.
As part of the family of Nikon Advanced Performance series, the P520 offers many high-level features including a robust 18.1-megapixel CMOS sensor for high-speed processing performance and advanced noise reduction, a large 3.2" LCD vari-angle monitor that enables shooting from a wide variety of angles, Full-HD movie functions for recording 1920 x 1080 60i/50i videos and a GPS function that records shooting location information with still images and movies.
Also with the support of Nikon’s optional Wireless Mobile Adapter WU-1a, the P520 allows you to share your photos and videos with any smart device from anywhere. You can even view through the camera’s lens remotely through your smart phone or tablet and capture images remotely and wirelessly.From the Manufacturer:
For those seeking a comprehensive compact camera for zoom, image quality, versatility and technological innovation, look no further than the COOLPIX P520. Create pro-caliber photos and Full HD 1080p videos from mind-boggling distances, even in extremely low-light conditions. Track your travels and explore points of interest with built-in GPS. Take control of your vision with full P, S, A, M exposure modes. Add the optional WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter and share your shots in an instant, or control the camera with your compatible smartphone or tablet. From its superb 42x zoom NIKKOR glass lens and 18.1-megapixel low-light CMOS image
sensor to its D-SLR-inspired design and 3.2-inch Vari-angle LCD, the COOLPIX P520 delivers the pinnacle of performance and zoom.Features
- Powerful 42x zoom that lets you shoot amazing close-ups, even when you’re far from the action
- Built-in GPS records the location of each shot you take, so you can follow the path of your trip and every view along the way
- Share amazing photos in an instant: optional Wi-Fi accessory allows you to easily share your shots anytime, anywhere
- Dazzle with every continuous shot: 18.1 MP CMOS sensor for exceptional image quality and enhanced low-light performance
- Record videos in Full 1080p HD with stereo sound. Use the included EG-CP16 cable to connect to a TV and watch your videos come alive
Effective pixels: 18.1 million
Image sensor: 1/2.3-in. type CMOS; total pixels: approx. 18.91 million
Lens: NIKKOR lens with 42x optical zoom; 4.3-180 mm (35mm  format equivalent: 24-1000 mm); f/3-5.9
Digital zoom magnification: Up to 2x (35mm  format equivalent: approx. 2000 mm)
Vibration Reduction (VR): Lens shift
Motion blur reduction: Motion detection (still pictures)
Focus range1: [W]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinity; Macro close-up mode: approx. 1 cm (0.4 in.) to infinity
Monitor: 8 cm (3.2-in.), approx. 921k-dot, wide-viewing angle, TFT LCD monitor with anti-reflection coating
Storage media: SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards2
Image size (pixels):
18M [4896 x 3672], 8M [3264 x 2448], 4M [2272 x 1704], 2M [1600 x 1200], VGA [640 x 480], 16:9 13M [4864 x 2736], 16:9 2M [1920 x 1080], 3:2 [4896 x 3264], 1:1 [3672 x 3672]
ISO sensitivity (Standard output sensitivity)3: ISO 80-1600, ISO 3200/Hi 1 (equivalent to 6400); (Manual setting is enabled in P/S/A/M exposure modes),
Hi 2 (equivalent to 12800) (High ISO monochrome in Special effects mode)
Interface: Hi-Speed USB
Power sources: EN-EL5 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery (supplied), EH-69P Charging AC Adapter (supplied), EH-62A AC Adapter (optional), MH-61 Battery Charger (optional)
Battery life of still shooting4: Approx. 200 shots with EN-EL5 battery
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 projections5
Weight: Approx. 550 g (1 lb 3.5 oz) with battery and SD memory card5
1All distances measured from center of front surface of lens.
2Not compatible with Multi Media Cards (MMC).
3Depending on the conditions, certain settings may not be configured.
4Based on CIPA industry standard for measuring life of camera batteries. Measured at 23°C (+/-3°C); zoom adjusted with each shot, built-in flash fired with every other shot, image mode set to Normal.
In a cold environment, the number of shots may decrease according to the battery characteristics.
5Method of noting dimensions and weight is in accordance with CIPA DCG-002-2012 guideline