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Nikon Coolpix S2800

PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
An award winning compact digital camera with good features
Compact 20.1MP 5x Yes Sep 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Nikon Coolpix S2800 Review

With very good features and reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S2800 number 535 across all digital cameras.
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22 Reviews + 1 Award
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Good Features
51
2 Years Old
Overall Score
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Average

Why Has it Scored 51?

It has not bad user reviews but average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 71%, based on 22 reviews. This digital camera has received a "Recommended" award 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.
The Coolpix S2800 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
Fairly high megapixels sensor
Quite narrow field of view
Very small digital zoom

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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

One Industry Award

The author at review site PhotographyBlog.com endorse this Nikon camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

Two experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com and Chip.de have rated this Nikon digital camera on average 66%.

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Owner Reviews Are Average

This camera has an average owner rating of 79 out of 100 based on 20 owner reviews. Over 88% 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 compared to other brands. We also found that Nikon has very good ratings specifically for its digital cameras. 96% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

5152 X 3864 Pixels Image Resolution

The Coolpix S2800 has a maximum image resolution of 5152 x 3864 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels 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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Fairly High Megapixels Sensor

The Coolpix S2800's sensor megapixels of 20.1MP is in the highest 17% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The average megapixels of all cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Nikon Coolpix S2800's optical zoom of 5x is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S2800 has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Coolpix S2800 of 3.2 is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Light

The weight of the Nikon Coolpix S2800 of only 120g is in the lightest 17% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The average weight of all digital cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 1.5kg.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix S2800 has a built-in flash, as do 66% of digital cameras.

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Quite Narrow Field of View

The field of view of the Coolpix S2800 of only 98% is in the narrowest 15% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The average field of view of all digital cameras is 100%, with the narrowest being 1.5% and the widest being 170%.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Coolpix S2800 has a pre-flash. 95% of digital cameras do not have a pre-flash.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Coolpix S2800's display diagonal of 2.7" is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Nikon Coolpix S2800 features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 80% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix S2800 features multi-shot function, unlike 91% of digital cameras which do not feature multi-shot function.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Coolpix S2800 has an external flash connector. 87% of digital cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Coolpix S2800 of only 4x is in the smallest 16% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The smallest digital zoom of cameras is 0.72x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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5152 X 3864 Pixels Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Nikon Coolpix S2800 is 5152 x 3864 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. This camera also supports still image resolutions of 5120 x 2880 pixels, 3648 x 2736 pixels, 2272 x 1704 pixels plus 2 more values. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 384 x 480 pixels (worst) to 6016 x 4016 pixels (best).

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Nikon Coolpix S2800 features multi burst mode, unlike 87% of cameras which do not feature multi burst mode.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Coolpix S2800 has a wrist strap, which is unusual. 93% of digital cameras do not have a wrist strap.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Nikon Coolpix S2800 has a carrying case. 89% of digital cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Coolpix S2800 does not have an HDMI, although it is worth noting that 55% of digital cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon Coolpix S2800 features brightness adjustment, unlike 79% of digital cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Coolpix S2800 has a self-timer. 82% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix S2800 has a tripod mount. 75% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Nikon Coolpix S2800's image sensor size of 0.435" is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera was released in September 2014.


Product Identifiers

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