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Nikon Coolpix S2800 Digital Camera

£55.99
Compact Camera 20.1MP 5x Sep 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
One industry award
Reasonably priced
Good size
25 Reviews + 1 Award
PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
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Reviews

One Industry Award

The editor of one expert review site concluded that they would endorse this camera. PhotographyBlog.com gave this Nikon camera a "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on five expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Techradar and techradar.com/au/ the average expert rating of this high megapixel digital camera is 70 out of 100.

Good User Reviews

Coolpix S2800 owners on average rated this camera 80%. 4 reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

Nikon Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

Based on 25,534 user and expert reviews (including 3,033 verified purchases), Nikon has good reviews for its cameras. Nikon also has good reviews specifically within its high megapixel cameras range compared to other brands. 97% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Camera

Features Multi-Shot Function

The Nikon Coolpix S2800 features multi-shot function. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to this camera also feature multi-shot function.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Nikon Coolpix S2800 has a tripod mountable. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera also have a tripod mountable.

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Battery

Only 250 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Coolpix S2800 is a camera that takes 250 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other cameras of this age and spec take between 30 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Lens System

Very Small Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of only 5 times zoom factor, the Coolpix S2800 has one of the smaller optical zooms amongst digital cameras of this age. The smallest optical zoom of high megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera is 0.34x, the biggest is 65x, and the average optical zoom is 16x.

Other 5x optical zoom cameras currently available that you might want to consider include the Sony DSC-W800 (£69.00) which has better reviews.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 130 millimeters, the Nikon Coolpix S2800 has a quite short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera. The maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of high megapixel cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 18mm to 1,600mm.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Nikon Coolpix S2800 has a fairly standard digital zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera.

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Display

Quite Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera is 2.5" and the largest is 4.8". With a display diagonal of only 2.7 inches, the Coolpix S2800 has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age.

Other 2.7" screen digital cameras currently available that you might also want to consider include the Sony DSC-W800 (£69.00) which has better reviews.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The display resolutions (numeric) of cameras of this spec and age range from 460 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels. With a display resolution (numeric) of only 230,000 pixels, the Nikon Coolpix S2800 has one of the lower display resolutions (numeric) amongst high megapixel cameras of this age.

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Light Exposure

Supports Three ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Nikon Coolpix S2800 is more than most digital cameras of this age and type. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 100, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this digital camera. The ISO sensitivities 80, 1600 and 3200 are also supported by this Nikon digital camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many high megapixel cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Nikon Coolpix S2800 does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for more than two years which have an HDMI.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Coolpix S2800 features voice recording. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for more than two years also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Nikon Coolpix S2800 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Coolpix S2800 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that were launched more than two years ago also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Coolpix S2800 has a hand strap. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also have a hand strap.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Coolpix S2800 has a batteries included, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera.

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Flash

Has a Pre-Flash

The Coolpix S2800 has a pre-flash, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Coolpix S2800 has a flash exposure compensation. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera also have a flash exposure compensation.

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Three customers agreed that it was good value for money. Ephotozine.com said on expert review site Ephotozine “The S2800 is one of the cheapest compact cameras around and is very good value for a Nikon compact” in their Nikon Coolpix S2800 review. Techradar.com wrote in their review of this digital camera on Techradar “It's a budget compact camera, b”. Sarah Holmes gave the product a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and she wrote “I only paid about £55 so excellent value for me”.


Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Coolpix S2800 has a built-in flash. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera also have a built-in flash.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash and we think the Sony DSC-W800 (£69.00) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon Coolpix S2800 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera.

Other cameras with an image stabilizer currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-W800 (£69.00).

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix S2800 has a 5152 x 3864 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s) found on most high megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 3648 x 2736, 2272 x 1704, 1600 x 1200, 640 x 480 and 5120 x 2880 and 3864 x 3864. Across all cameras of a similar type and age to this camera the worst still image resolution is 640 x 360 and the best is 6000 x 4000.

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Video

Supports Video Recording

The Coolpix S2800 supports video recording. Most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago also support video recording.

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Features

Good Technical Features

One owner thought it had good features. Three years ago Ephotozine.com said on expert review site Ephotozine “It has a fairly basic set of features.” however despite that they gave the product a rating of 3 stars out of 5.


Good Quality Lens

One owner who bought it reckoned that it had a good lens. Newpeterfacts said in their Nikon Coolpix S2800 review “+ The lens is surprisingly good for this type of camera+ Exposure”.

Good Quality Pictures

Three people who purchased the product agreed that it was able to produce good images. Newpeterfacts wrote on Amazon “An 8GB or better memory card should be fine for ordinary stills photography.” in their review of this digital camera. Newpeterfacts also mentioned “Cool pics, cool camera!” in their review.

One person said in their reviews that the product had a good picture resolution.

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Design

Nice Design

Two people said in their reviews that this digital camera was good looking. Techradar.com said on Techradar “The S2800 delivers a great entry-level camera, which performs well pretty consistently” in their review of this digital camera and scored the product 4 stars out of 5. Newpeterfacts said on Amazon “Pretty cool for a Coolpix!”.

Good Product Quality

One person said in their reviews that it was good quality. Sarah Holmes mentioned two years ago “Good quality pictures Comes with rechargeable battery” and rated it a maximum of 5 stars.

Easy to Use

One owner who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to use. Olwyn Newton said on Amazon.co.uk “Nice and handy fits snug in most pockets”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Three customers said in their reviews that it was compact. Techradar.com scored this digital camera 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned on expert review site Techradar “The Nikon Coolpix S2800 is a compact camera with a decent set of specs”.

Two people said that this digital camera was thin. Expert website Ephotozine.com wrote “It is a slim compact with a 20.1 megapixel CCD sensor” in their review of this digital camera but in spite of that they only gave it a score of 3 stars out of 5. Photographyblog.com scored it 4 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert website PhotographyBlog.com “The Nikon Coolpix S2800 is a slim point and shoot digital compact camera”.

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Very Light

The lightest high megapixel digital camera that was released around the same time as this camera is 90g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 400g. With a weight of only 120 grams, the Coolpix S2800 is one of the lighter high megapixel cameras that came out more than two years ago amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

Digital cameras with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the Sony DSC-W800 (£69.00) (109g and higher rated).

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This digital camera was released in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers s2800pink
Barcodes 00001820893841, 00018208938278, 00018208938308, 00018208938346, 00018208938384, 00018208938414, 00018208938445, 00617689592988, 05054230445440, 05054230445464, 08033737553916, 08033737553923, 08033737553930, 08033737553947, 08431016280315, 08431016280414, 08431016280513, 08431016280919

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