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Nikon Coolpix S2800

PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
An award winning and fully featured 20.1 megapixel 5 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 20.1MP 5x Yes Sep 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Nikon Coolpix S2800 Review

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35 Reviews + 1 Award
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Good Features
Overall Score
36
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 37?

It has not bad user reviews but average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 81%, based on 35 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
Quite high megapixel
Quite small display diagonal
Does not have an HDMI

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

One Industry Award

The editor of website PhotographyBlog.com decided that concluded that they would endorse this camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

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

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Owner Reviews Are Average

Users have rated this camera on average 79%. Over 88% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Nikon Has Very Good Digital Camera Reviews

We checked 31,432 expert and owner reviews (including 7,098 verified purchases) for Nikon cameras and found that on average Nikon has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Nikon has very good ratings specifically for its cameras. 96% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

5152 X 3864 Pixels Image Resolution

The Coolpix S2800 has a higher image resolution than most cameras. This Nikon camera has a 5152 x 3864 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all cameras the worst image resolution is 2592 x 1944 pixels and the best is 7680 x 5120 pixels.

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Quite High Megapixel

Across all the cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixel is 16MP. The Coolpix S2800 has one of the higher megapixels (20.1 megapixels) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is the most frequently found image sensor size on cameras.

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Very Light

Cameras have weights of between 1g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Coolpix S2800 is quite light (only 120 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Nikon Coolpix S2800 has a relatively average optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon Coolpix S2800 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of cameras is 0.5" and the largest is 9". With a display diagonal of only 2.7 inches, the Coolpix S2800 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Coolpix S2800 features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S2800 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Coolpix S2800 has a wrist strap. Most of the other cameras also have a wrist strap.

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix S2800 has a 5152 x 3864 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras. Most digital cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This camera also have still image resolution(s) of 5120 x 2880, 3648 x 2736 and 2272 x 1704 and 1600 x 1200. Across all digital cameras the best still image resolution is 6016 x 4000 and the worst is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Nikon Coolpix S2800 has a carrying case. Most of the other cameras also have a carrying case.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Nikon Coolpix S2800 does not have an HDMI. Most of the other cameras do have an HDMI.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Nikon Coolpix S2800 features multi-shot function, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Coolpix S2800 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Nikon Coolpix S2800 has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Narrow Field of View

The field of views of cameras range from 1.5% to 170%. With a field of view of only 98 percent, the Nikon Coolpix S2800 has one of the narrower field of views amongst cameras of this age.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Coolpix S2800 features multi burst mode. Most of the other cameras also feature multi burst mode.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Coolpix S2800 has an external flash connector. Most of the other digital cameras also have an external flash connector.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

At only 4 times zoom factor, the Nikon Coolpix S2800 has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras. Across all the cameras the digital zooms range from 0.72x to 810x.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

Across all the digital cameras the display resolutions (numeric) range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 600,000 pixels. At only 230,000 pixels, the Coolpix S2800 has a fairly low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Coolpix S2800 has a pre-flash. Most of the other cameras also have a pre-flash.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Nikon Coolpix S2800 has a self-timer, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was September 2014 when Nikon released the Coolpix S2800.


Product Identifiers

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Nikon Coolpix S2800

1x bigger digital zoom
0.4 smaller minimum aperture number
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Considerably better user reviews
10% larger display diagonal
Expert review Rating is considerably Worse

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