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Nikon Coolpix S2800

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Nikon Coolpix S2800

Nikon Coolpix S2800
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A very popular and award winning compact digital camera, with great features
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 952 across all digital cameras.
88
Reviews
23 Reviews + 1 Award
80
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has good user reviews but ok expert reviews with an average overall rating of 71%, based on 23 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 digital cameras 2018.
This Nikon digital camera is one of the best selling cameras currently on the market. View best selling cameras January 2018.
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

Top Seller

The Coolpix S2800 is one the most popular digital camera currently on sale according to sales data from Amazon.

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 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The Coolpix S2800's sensor megapixels of 20.1MP is in the highest 18% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Coolpix S2800 of only 5x is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is smaller than 70% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Coolpix S2800 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Cameras resolutions range from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). 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. 77% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Smaller Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Coolpix S2800 of only 3.2 is smaller than 73% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Coolpix S2800's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 3,200 is lower than 70% of all cameras when ordered 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 lightest camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Nikon Coolpix S2800 of only 120g is lighter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 16% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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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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Has an External Flash Connector

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

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix S2800 has a tripod mount, unlike 73% of digital cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

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

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Has a Self-Timer

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

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Has a Carrying Case

The Coolpix S2800 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 88% of digital cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

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

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The Coolpix S2800's display diagonal 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 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Features Multi Burst Mode

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

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Nikon Coolpix S2800 does not have an HDMI, although this is within the context that 55% of cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix S2800's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is lower than 75% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The lowest display resolution of digital cameras is 23,000 pixels, the highest is 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 610,000 pixels.

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Narrower Than Average Field of View

The narrowest field of view of digital 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 15% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Coolpix S2800's image sensor size of 0.435" is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 73% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Wrist Strap

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

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Coolpix S2800 of 4x is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 55% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The 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 Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Nikon Coolpix S2800's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 26mm is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is longer than 71% of all digital cameras when sorted 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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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Nikon Coolpix S2800 features flash exposure compensation. 79% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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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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