LCD and Viewfinder
Nikon P530 has a Fixed Type 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 921k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
P530 has a built-in Electronic viewfinder.
Max Shutter speed
Nikon P530 can shoot continuously at max speed of 7 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec.
Unfortunately P530 doesn't have an external flash shoe so you are limited with the built-in flash.
Nikon P530 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 9 points to choose from.
Nikon P530 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Nikon P530, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 60i,50i,30p,25p fps and save in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats. Full HD resolution of Nikon P530 will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.
P530 also a high speed mode where it captures videos at 120 fps for ultra slow motion videos. P530 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker.
Nikon P530 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a DSLR-Like camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 or Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
You can connect P530 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Nikon P530 is powered by EN-EL5 battery which provides a shooting life of 240 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of DSLR-Like type cameras is 358 shots, Nikon P530 has a short battery life for its class so we strongly recommend P530 owners to buy some extra batteries.
Battery Life Comparison in Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras
Fujifilm HS35EXR with its 600shots is the model with longest battery life among Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Check the comparison of Nikon P530 vs Fujifilm HS35EXR or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Nikon P530 Features Compared to Main Competitors
Current Lowest price for Nikon P530 is $335.00