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Nikon Coolpix S2800

Nikon Coolpix S2800
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An award winning and fully featured compact digital camera
Compact 20.1MP 5x Yes Jan 2014
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Nikon Coolpix S2800 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S2800 number 651 across all digital cameras.
87
Reviews
36 Reviews + 1 Award
81
Features
Fully-Featured
67
Age
4 Years Old
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has good user reviews but average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 73%, based on 36 reviews. This digital camera has received a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Nikon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report it is a good size.
The Coolpix S2800 has some great features:
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
Very small optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

59
Portrait Photography
Average
60
Landscape Photography
Good
69
Everyday Photography
Good
65
Sports Photography
Good
58
Wildlife Photography
Average

Nikon Coolpix S2800 Video Reviews

How Big is the Nikon Coolpix S2800?

The Nikon Coolpix S2800 is 93.8mm wide and 58.4mm tall. It is 19.8mm deep and weighs 120g.

Nikon Coolpix S2800 front dimensions
Nikon Coolpix S2800 size in context

Nikon Coolpix S2800 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

This Nikon digital camera received a "Recommended" award from review website PhotographyBlog.com who said that this camera was very good.

Average Expert Reviews

This camera has an average expert rating of 70% based on five expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Techradar and Chip.de.

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Average Owner Reviews

Based on 31 owner reviews this Nikon digital camera has an average owner rating of 77%. 5 reviewers (78% of all reviewers) gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Nikon Has Very Good Digital Camera Reviews

Based on 40,636 owner and expert reviews (including 10,692 verified purchases), Nikon has very good reviews for its cameras. 96% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Two customers who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was compact.

Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since January 2014.

Features

5152 X 3864 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Coolpix S2800 is 5152 x 3864 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of digital cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Nikon Coolpix S2800 of 20.1MP is higher than 83% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Nikon Coolpix S2800 of only 5x is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 17% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Coolpix S2800 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 3840 x 3840 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S2800 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Nikon Coolpix S2800 of 3.2 is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 54% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Nikon Coolpix S2800 of only 3,200 is lower than 78% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all digital cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000.

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Very Light

The weight of the Coolpix S2800 of only 120g is lighter than 84% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix S2800 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of digital cameras.

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Nikon Coolpix S2800 is 5152 x 3864. That's over six times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1712 x 1712. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix S2800 features multi-shot function, unlike 90% of cameras which do not feature multi-shot function.

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Shorter Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Coolpix S2800's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 130mm is shorter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is shorter than 87% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Nikon Coolpix S2800 has a pre-flash, which is unusual. 95% of cameras do not have a pre-flash.

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Longer Than Average Battery Recharge Time

Across all the cameras the battery recharge times range from 1.5h to 8h, and the average battery recharge time is 3.1h. The Nikon Coolpix S2800's battery recharge time of 3h is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 28% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Nikon Coolpix S2800 has a wrist strap, which is unusual. 91% of cameras do not have a wrist strap.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Coolpix S2800 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 82% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Nikon Coolpix S2800 of only 2.7" is in the smallest 19% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The display diagonals of digital cameras range from 1" to 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Coolpix S2800 of 4x is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 45% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix S2800 has a tripod mount. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Nikon Coolpix S2800 of 26mm is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 33% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Coolpix S2800 has a carrying case. 88% of cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Coolpix S2800 features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 78% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Coolpix S2800 has an external flash connector, unlike 86% of digital cameras which do not have an external flash connector.

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Narrower Than Average Field of View

The narrowest field of view of cameras is 92%, the widest is 1,000%, and the average field of view is 100%. The Coolpix S2800's field of view of only 98% is in the narrowest 13% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Coolpix S2800 features multi burst mode, which is unusual. 87% of digital cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Nikon Coolpix S2800 of only 6.5 is in the smallest 13% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Coolpix S2800 features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The average display resolution of all digital cameras is 620,000 pixels, with the lowest being 23,000 pixels and the highest being 6,300,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Coolpix S2800 of only 230,000 pixels is in the lowest 12% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Coolpix S2800 of 0.435" is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 28% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

Like most other cameras, the Nikon Coolpix S2800 does not have an HDMI. 55% of cameras do not have an HDMI.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

s2800pink

Barcodes:

00001820893841, 00018208938278, 00018208938308, 00018208938346, 00018208938384, 00018208938414, 00018208938445, 05054230445440, 05054230445464, 05055261867362, 08033737553916, 08033737553923, 08033737553930, 08033737553947, 08431016280315, 08431016280414, 08431016280513, 08431016280919

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