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Nikon Coolpix S2800
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Nikon Coolpix S2800 Digital Camera

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20.1MP 5x CCD Sep 2014
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24 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This Nikon camera received a "Recommended" from PhotographyBlog.com who decided that this camera was good.

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on five expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Techradar and Chip.de this digital camera has an overall expert rating of 70 out of 100.

Good Owner Reviews

Coolpix S2800 owners on average rated this digital camera 80 out of 100.

Good Size

Some people reckoned that it was compact. Three years ago Ephotozine.com wrote in their Nikon Coolpix S2800 review on expert website Ephotozine “The S2800 is one of the cheapest compact cameras around and is very good value for a Nikon compact”. Techradar.com said on expert review site Techradar “The Nikon Coolpix S2800 is a compact camera with a decent set of specs” in their Nikon Coolpix S2800 review and rated the product 4 stars. Techradar.com also mentioned “It's a budget compact camera, b”.

Two Nikon Coolpix S2800 owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was thin. Expert review site Ephotozine.com said “It is a slim compact with a 20.1 megapixel CCD sensor” in their review of this digital camera. Expert review site Photographyblog.com scored the Nikon Coolpix S2800 4 stars and mentioned “The Nikon Coolpix S2800 is a slim point and shoot digital compact camera” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S2800.

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Good Brand

Based on 15,565 owner and expert reviews, Nikon has good reviews for its digital cameras. Nikon also has good reviews specifically within its compact cameras range.

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Nice Design

Some people concluded that this digital camera was good looking. Newpeterfacts mentioned on Amazon “Pretty cool for a Coolpix!” in their Nikon Coolpix S2800 review and gave the Nikon Coolpix S2800 a score of 80 out of 100. Expert review site Techradar.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The S2800 delivers a great entry-level camera, which performs well pretty consistently” .

Good Quality Pictures

A number of people thought this digital camera was able to produce good images. Newpeterfacts mentioned “An 8GB or better memory card should be fine for ordinary stills photography.” . Newpeterfacts also mentioned “Cool pics, cool camera!”.

One customer who bought it concluded that it had a good picture resolution. Newpeterfacts gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote “Focusing accuracy is up to standard+ The camera's high resolution (20MP) sensor means that reasonable A4 prints are certainly possible with care+ Colour” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S2800.

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Good Quality Lens

One Nikon Coolpix S2800 owner who reviewed it concluded that it had a good autofocus.

Good Technical Features

One Nikon Coolpix S2800 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it had good features. Expert website Ephotozine.com said in their review of this digital camera “It has a fairly basic set of features.”.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

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Quite High Megapixel

The lowest megapixel of similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Coolpix S2800 is 0.3MP, the highest is 46MP, and the average megapixel is 14MP. When compared to other comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed the megapixel of, the Coolpix S2800's megapixel of 20.1 megapixels is one of the highest.

We compared all the other 20.1MP digital cameras to this digital camera and we think the DSC-W830[pl_2109578_price], and the DSC-W810[pl_2109582_price] both from Sony which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this Nikon camera megapixel is too low for you then you might want to look at the Sony DSC-HX400V[plb_2297093_price] (20.4MP and higher rated).

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been available for more than two years. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a camera with a better memory card type then you might also want to look at the Sony DSC-HX60[plb_2166574_price] (MicroSD (TransFlash)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2)|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC) which is also higher rated.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the Coolpix S2800, the Coolpix S2800 has an image stabilizer.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with an image stabilizer and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other cameras that were launched more than two years ago, the Coolpix S2800 has a built-in flash.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash and we think because of it's better review score, the GE A1455[plb_1772760_price] is also worth considering.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This digital camera has an electronic camera shutter type, which is typical of many digital cameras of this type and age.

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Coolpix S2800 has a 5152 x 3864 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most digital cameras of this age and spec. Most compact cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Nikon digital camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 3648 x 2736, 2272 x 1704, 1600 x 1200 and 5120 x 2880 and 3864 x 3864.

A 5152 x 3864 still image resolution(s) is actually the best still image resolution amongst all cameras of this age and type.

A 640 x 360 still image resolution(s) is the worst still image resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera.

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Quite Many Total Megapixels

When compared to other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix S2800 that we have checked, the Coolpix S2800's total megapixels of 20.48 megapixels is one of the most. Compact cameras that were released more than two years ago have total megapixelss of between 10MP and 48MP, and the average total megapixels is 16MP.

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Supports Three Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Coolpix S2800 is more than most digital cameras of this type and age. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by digital cameras of this age and spec. The camera file systems "DCF" and "DPOF" are also supported by this Nikon digital camera.

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5152 X 3864 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Coolpix S2800 has a higher image resolution than most compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This camera has a 5152 x 3864 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most digital cameras of this spec and age have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution.

This camera's image resolution (5152 x 3864 pixels) is in fact the best image resolution across all digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix S2800.

A 2592 x 1944 pixels maximum image resolution is the worst image resolution amongst similar types of camera.

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Has One Image Editing

The Coolpix S2800 has a greater number of image editing modes than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. The most commonly found image editing is Resizing, but this image editing is not found on this camera. The image editings Rotating are also found on this Nikon camera.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the Nikon Coolpix S2800 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix S2800. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this Nikon digital camera. In addition, this camera supports a video resolutions of 320 x 240 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). Cameras of a comparable type and age to the Coolpix S2800 video resolutionss range from 320 x 240 pixels to 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is the most commonly found focus adjustment on digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite Small ISO Sensitivity (min)

Cameras of this age and type have ISO sensitivity (min)s of between 10 and 200, and the average ISO sensitivity (min) is 94. The Coolpix S2800 has a quite small ISO sensitivity (min) (only 80) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Coolpix S2800.

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12 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Capability

Most comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix S2800 do not support video capability. The Coolpix S2800 is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Coolpix S2800 does not support Full HD video, although it is worth noting that most of the other cameras of this age and type also do not support Full HD video.

It is worth considering alternative cameras which also support Full HD video including the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Coolpix S2800 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 2.7 inches) amongst similar spec cameras of this age. The display diagonals of compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Coolpix S2800 range from 1" to 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 2.8".

If you want a digital camera with a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the DMC-SZ8[pl_2232116_price] (3"), or the Lumix DMC-TZ56[pl_2248400_price] (3") both from Panasonic which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Nikon Coolpix S2800 does not support wi-Fi, although keep in mind that most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the Coolpix S2800 also do not support wi-Fi.

There are a number of other digital cameras which also support wi-Fi that you might want to look at including the Galaxy Camera EK-GC110[pl_2083466_price], or the SAMSUNG WB150F[pl_1682907_price] both from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

The Coolpix S2800 is not 3D. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the Coolpix S2800 are also not 3D.

Cameras which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the Panasonic DMC-TZ30[plb_1847857_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price].

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago, the Coolpix S2800 does not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a GPS (satellite) and we think the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price], the Canon IXUS 140[plb_1561326_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ41[plb_2149949_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

Most cameras of a similar spec and age to the Coolpix S2800 are not waterproof. The Nikon Coolpix S2800 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Only Features One Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Coolpix S2800 is more than most digital cameras of this type and age. This Nikon camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on cameras of a similar spec and age to the Coolpix S2800.

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Only Has Two Shooting Modess

The number of shooting modes found on the Nikon Coolpix S2800 is more than most compact cameras that were released around the same time as it. This Nikon camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most frequently found shooting modes found on digital cameras of this age and type. The shooting modes "Scene" is also found on this Nikon digital camera.

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Quite Narrow Field of View

Across all the cameras of this spec and age the field of views range from 96% to 100%, and the average field of view is 99%. The Coolpix S2800 has one of the narrower field of views (only 98 percent) amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Only Supports Three ISO Sensitivitys

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Coolpix S2800 is more than most compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this Nikon digital camera. The ISO sensitivitys 80, 1600 and 3200 are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The Nikon Coolpix S2800 has a greater number of supported image formats than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This Nikon camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by cameras of a similar age and type to the Coolpix S2800.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Nikon Coolpix S2800

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Nikon released the Coolpix S2800.

Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Nikon Coolpix S2800 has a relatively typical digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

Other 4x digital zoom cameras currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Olympus Stylus SH-60[plb_2273504_price], or the Panasonic DMC-LF1[plb_1727132_price].

If this camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might want to look at the Kodak Pixpro FZ41[plb_3227932_price] (6x) which is also higher rated.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 5 times zoom factor, the Coolpix S2800 has a relatively average optical zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

If this digital camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Nikon Coolpix S5300[plb_2272796_price] (8x and higher rated).

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Average Weight

The Nikon Coolpix S2800 has a pretty standard weight (120 grams) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Coolpix S2800.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 120g cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Lexibook DJ023[plb_1336806_price].

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
Focus Adjustment
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Pre-Flash
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
USB Version
Camera
Shooting Modes
Self-Timer Delay
Multi-Shot
Image Editing
Camera File System
Tripod Mountable
Camera Playback
Scene Modes
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Hand Strap
Wrist Strap Included
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Technical Details
Self-Timer
Audio Recording Formats

1 Award

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Expert Reviews

(6)
10 August 2015

The Nikon Coolpix S2800 20.1 MP Point and Shoot Camera is a decent camera that is engineered with superb specs.Fitted with a 20 million pixel sensor and twelve creative filters, the compact camera... Read more…

Great range of creative filters
Lightweight
Produces punchy, bright colors
Viele Motivprogramme
Alltagstaugliches 5fachZoom
Processing sometimes slow
Macro mode results disappointing
No full HD video
Mit zu viel Bildrauschen
CCDSensor
5 August 2014

PhotographyBlog.com

The Nikon Coolpix S2800 is a slim point and shoot digital compact camera. It sports a 20 megapixel CCD sensor, 5x optical zoom, Creative filters and a face retouching system to improve portraits.... Read more…

12 March 2014

For a budget camera, the S2800 delivers a great entry-level camera, which performs well pretty consistently. Perfect to take on holiday or sling in your bag to capture spontaneous shots, the S2800...

12 March 2014

Available in purple, pink, red, silver and black, the Nikon Coolpix S2800 is a compact camera with a decent set of specs. With its 20 million pixel sensor, 5x optical zoom lens (26-130mm... Read more…

12 February 2014

The S2800 is one of the cheapest compact cameras around and is very good value for a Nikon compact. It has a fairly basic set of features, but there are plenty of quick filters to make you...

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User Reviews

(18)
Reviewed 1 December 2014 by Re.Peter

The Good Points: + The lens is surprisingly good for this type of camera + Exposure and focusing accuracy is up to standard + The camera's high resolution (20MP) sensor means that reasonable A4... Read more…

Reviewed 12 November 2015 by MR S ROWLAND
(Verified Purchase)

GREAT. THANKS.

Reviewed 8 September 2015 by Sarah Holmes
(Verified Purchase)

I only paid about £55 so excellent value for me. A couple of random samples included, I have had this camera for 10 months and no problems or deterioration. Pros: Good quality pictures Comes with... Read more…

Reviewed 7 July 2015 by Olwyn newton
(Verified Purchase)

Nice and handy fits snug in most pockets...

Reviewed 21 June 2015 by Re.Peter

The Good Points:
+ The lens is surprisingly good for this type of camera

+ Exposure and focusing accuracy is up to standard

+ The camera's high resolution (20MP) sensor... Read more…

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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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