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Nikon Coolpix S80

Camera Labs Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
A multi award winning compact camera with average features
Compact 14.1MP 5x Yes Aug 2011
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Nikon Coolpix S80 Review

With very good reviews but average features, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S80 number 878 across all digital cameras.
70
19 Reviews + 2 Awards
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Average Features
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6 Years Old
Overall Score
38
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 39?

It has average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 69%, based on 19 reviews. This digital camera has received two awards including a "Recommended" award from Camera Labs plus one other site. Canon cameras have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report design.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an image stabilizer
Has a built-in flash
Only 150 battery life
Does not support Full HD video

Nikon Coolpix S80 Video Reviews


How Big is the Nikon Coolpix S80?

The Nikon Coolpix S80 is 98.8mm wide and 62.6mm tall. It is 16.5mm deep and weighs 0.133kg.

Nikon Coolpix S80 front dimensions

Nikon Coolpix S80 size in context

Nikon Coolpix S80 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Two Industry Awards

This camera received a "Recommended" award from both review sites Camera Labs and PhotographyBlog.com, both of which decided that this Nikon camera was very good.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on 19 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, Ephotozine and Techradar this camera has an average expert rating of 69 out of 100.

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Nikon Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

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

Customers Report Excellent Design

Five people who reviewed it wrote that it was good looking.


Features

Average Megapixels

The Coolpix S80's sensor megapixels of 14.1MP is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Nikon Coolpix S80's optical zoom of 5x is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Coolpix S80 of 3.6 is relatively average 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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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S80 has an image stabilizer. 77% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix S80 has a built-in flash, as do 66% of cameras.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Coolpix S80 of 133g is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Video Capability

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The Coolpix S80 supports video capability. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Only 150 Battery Life

The Nikon Coolpix S80 is a digital camera that takes 150 shots battery life. Most of the other digital cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Coolpix S80 of 0.435" is relatively standard 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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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Coolpix S80 does not support Full HD video, although it is worth noting that 75% of cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number

The Nikon Coolpix S80's maximum aperture number of only 4.8 is in the smallest 20% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Coolpix S80 has a touchscreen. 84% of digital cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of the Coolpix S80 of 79MB is quite big compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 20% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The internal memory of digital cameras range from 1MB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 390MB.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Coolpix S80 of 3.5" is very large compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 3% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the display diagonals range from 0.5" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Nikon Coolpix S80 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 94% lower still image resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 384 x 480 pixels and the best is 6016 x 4016 pixels.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Coolpix S80's digital zoom of 4x is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Six Years Ago

This digital camera was released in August 2011.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00018208920136, 00018208920211, 00182089201360, 00182089202114, 03610170013532

Frequently Asked Questions About the Nikon Coolpix S80

A lot shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
60 more battery life (CIPA standard)
A lot larger maximum aperture number
3x lower display resolution (numeric)
40% shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Significantly shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Vastly larger maximum aperture number
A lot shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Smaller digital zoom
Nine more awards
31.2 larger maximum aperture number
Expert reviews are appreciably better
39% heavier

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