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Nikon Coolpix P7800

£491.57
Ephotozine Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended
A multi award winning and 4 year old compact camera
Compact 12.2MP 7.1x No Oct 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Nikon Coolpix P7800 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix P7800 number 393 across all digital cameras.
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54 Reviews + 2 Awards
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3 Years Old
Overall Score
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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 40?

It has not bad expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with an average overall rating of 83%, based on 54 reviews. This digital camera has received two awards including a "Recommended" from Ephotozine and a "Highly Recommended" from PhotographyBlog.com. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Nikon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report is easy to use, superior product quality and it is robust.
The Coolpix P7800 is missing some features:
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution
Quite low megapixels sensor
Very small digital zoom
Does not have a built-in microphone

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is mediocre for everyday photography, ranking number 268 in everyday photography cameras. It is also mediocre for landscape photography, ranking number 304 in landscape photography cameras as well being mediocre for sports photography, ranking number 293 in sports photography cameras.
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Nikon Coolpix P7800 Video Reviews


How Big is the Nikon Coolpix P7800?

The Nikon Coolpix P7800 is 118.5mm wide and 77.5mm tall. It is 50.4mm deep and weighs 399g.

Nikon Coolpix P7800 front dimensions

Nikon Coolpix P7800 size in context

Nikon Coolpix P7800 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Two Industry Awards

The editor of review site Ephotozine conluded that they would endorse this Nikon digital camera and gave it a "Recommended" award and website PhotographyBlog.com gave it a "Highly Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on 23 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Trusted Reviews and Expert Reviews the average expert rating of this Nikon camera is 77 out of 100.

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User Reviews Are Excellent

This digital camera has a superb average user rating based on 31 user reviews. Over 95% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Very Good Brand

We checked 30,771 owner and expert reviews (including 6,974 verified purchases) for Nikon digital cameras and found that on average Nikon has very good ratings. We also found that Nikon has very good ratings specifically within its digital cameras range. 96% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

Five owners mentioned that the Nikon Coolpix P7800 was easy to use and three customers who purchased this digital camera agreed that it was easy to use the menus.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

Four owners wrote in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix P7800 was good quality.

Users Report it is Robust

Four owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was well made and two customers said in their reviews that it was strong and durable.

Customers Report Excellent Battery Life

Two customers who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it had a good battery life.

Customers Report Good Technical Features

Three owners who purchased it mentioned that it had good features.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Five customers agreed that the product had a good lens and three people who reviewed the product considered that it had a good zoom.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two people who purchased it thought it had a good screen.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

Seven customers who bought the Nikon Coolpix P7800 reckoned that it was compact.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Five people who purchased the Nikon Coolpix P7800 concluded that it was able to produce good images.


Value For Money

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Nikon Coolpix P7800 and the United Kingdom price of £491.57 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $763.71 (£992.44).

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Features

Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Coolpix P7800 has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Quite Low Megapixels Sensor

The Coolpix P7800's sensor megapixels of only 12.2MP is quite low compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 22% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The lowest megapixels of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Nikon Coolpix P7800 of 7.1x is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Nikon Coolpix P7800's minimum aperture number of 4.5 is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Weight

The Coolpix P7800's weight of 399g is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon Coolpix P7800 has a built-in flash. 66% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix P7800 has a tripod mount, unlike 75% of digital cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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3984 X 2656 Pixels Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Coolpix P7800 is 3984 x 2656 pixels. That's 34% lower still image resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. This camera also supports still image resolutions of 3968 x 2232 pixels, 3264 x 2448 pixels, 2272 x 1704 pixels plus 2 more values. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 384 x 480 pixels (worst) to 6016 x 4016 pixels (best).

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

Digital cameras have display diagonals of between 0.5" and 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The Coolpix P7800's display diagonal of 3" is quite large compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 18% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The Coolpix P7800's digital zoom of only 4x is in the smallest 13% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the digital zooms range from 0.72x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Coolpix P7800 has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 84% of digital cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Microphone

The Coolpix P7800 does not have a built-in microphone, unlike most other digital cameras. 78% of digital cameras have a built-in microphone.

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Fairly Big Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Coolpix P7800 of 0.588" is quite big compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 13% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the image sensor sizes range from 0.25" to 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.5".

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of the Nikon Coolpix P7800 of 86MB is in the biggest 18% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the internal memory range from 1MB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 390MB.

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Has a Microphone in

The Coolpix P7800 has a microphone in, which is unusual. 88% of digital cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Quite Small Viewfinder Screen Size

The Nikon Coolpix P7800's viewfinder screen size of only 0.2" is in the smallest 5% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The smallest viewfinder screen size of digital cameras is 0.17", the largest is 8", and the average viewfinder screen size is 0.41".

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Has an HDMI Port

The Nikon Coolpix P7800 has an HDMI port, unlike 71% of digital cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Coolpix P7800 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 75% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera was released in October 2013.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon coolpixp7800bk, nikon p7800bk, nikon w71x
Barcodes 00018208264278, 00018208936243, 00840014103300, 04960759140951, 08033737552971

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