Nikon D500 Review


Brand: Nikon
Model: D500
Megapixels: 20.90
Sensor: 23.5 x 15.7 mm

Sensor Details

Nikon D500 has a 23.5 x 15.7 mm CMOS sensor with 1.11 mm diagonal and a surface area of 28.26 mm².
28.26 mm
Surface area
369 mm²
Pixel pitch
4.2 µm
Pixel area
17.64 µm²
Pixel density
5.68 MP/cm²

Sensor Size

This is the actual size of the D500 sensor: 23.5 x 15.7 mm
The sensor surface area is 369 mm². There is a resolution of 20,900,000 pixels. Resolution shows the width from the center of one photosite to the center of the following.

The pixel area is 17.64 µm². Pixels give lighter capture and the more data can be recorded.

Nikon D500 pixel density is 5.68 MP/cm². Pixel density shows how many million pixels meet in one square cm of the sensor.


Brand: Nikon
Model: D500
Megapixels: 21.56
Sensor size: 23.5 x 15.7 mm
Sensor type: CMOS
Sensor resolution: 5600 x 3733
Image resolution: 5568 x 3712
Optical zoom:  
Digital zoom: No
ISO: Auto, 100 - 51200 (expands to 50 - 1640000)
RAW support:
Manual focus:
Normal focus range:n/a
Macro focus range:n/a
Focal length:n/a
Aperture priority:
Max aperture:n/a
Depth of field: simulate →
Metering types: Multi, Center-weighted, Highlight-weighted, Spot
Exposure Compensation:
Shutter priority:
Min. shutter speed:30s
Max shutter speed:1/8000s
Built-in flash:
External flash:
Viewfinder: Optical (pentaprism)
Screen size: 3.2"
Screen resolution: 2,359k dots
Video available:
Video resolution:3840 x 2160
Video modes:30p/25p/24p
USB: USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)
Wireless available:
Battery: Lithium-Ion EN-EL15 rechargeable battery
Weight: 760 g
Body size:147 x 115 x 81 mm
Released: 2016

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