High-performance 8.1 megapixel camera boasting a classic look and feel that is designed to satisfy camera purists. With a 3.6x Zoom-NIKKOR lens with 28mm wide-angle capability, an optical viewfinder, a solid grip, and a handy Mode dial for quick and easy access to Manual shooting mode. The COOLPIX P50 - a veritable powerhouse of pure photographic capability.
This camera is available in silver and black.
Classic design combines superb operational stability that is enhanced by a solid grip with a dignified appearance, to prioritize the photographic task at hand.
8.1 megapixel resolution means sharp images even after enlargement or cropping.
28mm wide-angle capability extends your perspective. Capture group portraits in tight spaces, or widen your compositional view when shooting landscapes or architecture.
EXPEED image processing engine for optimum performance and maximum image quality.
Optical 3.6x Zoom-NIKKOR lens : outstanding precision and incredibly clear images. 35mm equivalent of 28 to 102mm.
Mode dial provides quick and easy access to exposure modes Programmed Auto (P) and Manual (M) for more intuitive operation and greater control over the results.
2.4 in. LCD monitor simplifies composition and play back.
High sensitivity up to ISO 2000 : enables faster shutter speeds to significantly reduce the risk of blurry images when you shoot fast-moving subjects or take pictures in low light.
Optical viewfinder : achieve accurate composition in direct sunlight and other brightly lit conditions when an LCD monitor can be awkward to use.
AA-size batteries : convenient alkaline, lithium or oxyride AA-size battery compatibility makes it easy replenish your camera’s power source, no matter where you are.
Electronic Vibration Reduction : counters the effects of camera shake to produce sharp images and movies and deliver clear images in low light.
Advanced Face-priority AF can quickly detect and focus on up to 12 faces in the frame, and works together with Face-priority AE to meter the lighting around the face for more accurate exposure.
Body color: silver and black (Color versions may vary depending on country or region).
1/2.5-in. CCD; total pixels: approx. 8.29 million
3.6x Zoom-NIKKOR; 4.7-17.0mm (35mm  format picture angle: 28-102mm); f/2.8-5.6; 7 elements in 6 groups; Digital zoom: up to 4x (35mm  format picture angle: 408mm)
Focus range (from lens)
50cm (1 ft. 7.7 in.) to infinity (∞); Macro close-up mode: 5cm (2 in.) to infinity (∞)
2.4-in., 115,000-dot, TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating
Internal memory (approx. 52 MB), SD memory cards
Image size (pixels)
3264 x 2448 (8M), 2592 x 1944 (5M), 2048 x 1536 (3M), 1600 x 1200 (2M), 1280 x 960 (1M), 1024 × 768 (PC), 640 x 480 (TV), 3984 x 2656 (3:2), 3968 x 2232 (16:9)
Vibration Reduction (VR)
ISO 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 2000, Auto (auto gain ISO 64-1000)
Two AA alkaline (supplied), lithium or oxyride batteries, two EN-MH1 recheargeable Ni-MH batteries (optional), EH-65A AC adapter (optional)
Approx. 140 shots with 2 alkaline AA-size batteries (based on CIPA standard)
Approx. 94.5 x 66 x 44 mm (3.8 x 2.6 x 1.8 in.) excluding projections
Approx. 160 g (5.6 oz.) without battery and SD memory card
Two 1.5V LR6 AA-size alkaline batteries, USB Cable UC-E6, Audio Video Cable EG-CP14, Strap AN-CP17, Dock Insert PV-16 Software Suite CD-ROM (Supplied accessories may differ by country or area).
Battery Charger MH-71, Rechargeable Battery EN-MH1 (set of two batteries), AC Adapter EH-65A, Accessory Kit CK-01, Camera Case CS-CPP50, Camera Bag CS-EU02.