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Nikon Coolpix S800c

$249.00
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pcforalla.idg.se Good Choice M3.idg.se Recommended
A good value for money and multi award winning 16 megapixel 10 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 16MP 10x Yes Oct 2012
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Nikon Coolpix S800c Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S800c number 67 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 62?

It has average expert reviews and below average user reviews with an average overall rating of 84%, based on 46 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report is robust, design and superior product quality. However they also report poor battery life.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Has a built-in flash
Only 140 battery life (CIPA standard)

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the Coolpix S800c with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras. However average for landscape photography, ranking number 9999999 in landscape photography cameras as well being average for everyday photography, ranking number 9999999 in everyday photography cameras.
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Nikon Coolpix S800c In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Two Industry Awards

This digital camera received a "Recommended" award from website M3.idg.se who thought that this camera was very good.

The expert at one more expert review site said that this Nikon camera was very good. Pcforalla.idg.se gave this camera a "Good Choice" award.

Average Expert Reviews

This Nikon digital camera has an average expert rating of 66 out of 100 based on 36 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Ephotozine and T3.com.

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Poor Owner Reviews

The average owner rating of this camera is 60 out of 100 based on 10 owner reviews. If all the digital cameras are ranked by average owner review score then this Nikon camera is in the bottom 5%.

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Users Report Inferior Battery Life

Three owners said in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix S800c did not have a good battery life.

Nikon Has Very Good Camera Reviews

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

Users Report it is Robust

Four people mentioned that the product was well made.

  • The pictures do come out huge, with good solid colour and strong crisp quality when it's working at its best…
    Chris Hall (Amazon) - January 2013
  • It has a very good build quality…
    Helpless (Amazon) - November 2012
  • The flash is built in to the front of the camera, so you won't have to delay by popping up a flash before taking your pictures in auto mode…
    Helpless (Amazon) - November 2012
  • It looks clean and uncluttered and feels well engineered and robust…

Users Report Nice Design

Two owners wrote that it was well designed and two customers wrote in their reviews that it was good looking.

  • There were things we liked about its design…
  • If (like me and my wife) you haven't got yourself a nifty phone that does all this then it can be a pretty cool little gadget to have…
    Chris Hall (Amazon) - January 2013
  • The touch screen is sublime, accurate, smooth and sharp…
    Helpless (Amazon) - November 2012
  • Looks and layout ================ This is quite a good looking camera…
  • In the box ========== The camera comes neatly packaged in a commendably busy little box with a number of accessories…
  • It looks clean and uncluttered and feels well engineered…

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

Three people who reviewed the product thought it was good quality.

  • It's going to appeal to many that a camera with decent image quality will also allow you to share directly to your favourite social networking s…
  • The pictures do come out huge, with good solid colour and strong crisp quality when it's working at its best…
    Chris Hall (Amazon) - January 2013
  • It has a very good build quality…
    Helpless (Amazon) - November 2012

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Two customers who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it had a good zoom.

  • The zoom function is certainly one of the strong aspects to the camera…
    Chris Hall (Amazon) - January 2013
  • The zoom is swift and fluid, extending the reach of the camera to quite impressive lengths…
    Chris Hall (Amazon) - January 2013

Users Report it is Easy to Use

Three people thought it was easy to use.

  • Extremely easy to use and responsive…
    CNET.co.uk October 2012
  • Easy to use…
    Ian M. (Amazon) - April 2015
  • It is very easy to use; you can use the physical button on the top of the camera or the touch screen to take the photograph…
    Helpless (Amazon) - November 2012
  • The menu is easy to access and settings are just as easy to change…
    Helpless (Amazon) - November 2012
  • The camera whilst boasting many facilities has a very confusing programme of settings and the handbook is not very helpful…

Customers Report it is a Good Size

Six people who bought it thought it was compact.

  • The compact camera realm and the Android device domain…
  • Buying Guide Best compact camera Because this is still a relatively new segment of the market…
    Techradar.com/au/ February 2012
  • These days, compact camera manufacturers are fighting what is pretty much a losing battle with phone makers to produce a quick snapping tool…
    Techradar.com/au/ February 2012
  • A TRULY INNOVATIVE POINT AND SHOOT COMPACT WITH AN ANDROID OPERATING SYSTEM…
    Helpless (Amazon) - November 2012
  • Basically what this is is a compact camera…
  • Heavy enough to retain a nice heft…
  • Getting started =============== Not quite as easy as a more traditional compact…

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Five customers wrote in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix S800c was able to produce good images.

  • It's going to appeal to many that a camera with decent image quality will also allow you to share directly to your favourite social networking s…
  • It offers a glimpse of how smart cameras can revolutionise photography, which is an exciting prospect given that the technology will probably be developed further…
  • Mega pixels are not everything in the world of photography though some people might try…
    Helpless (Amazon) - November 2012
  • After all, apart from being able to easily (and almost instantly) upload your photos onto social media sites or other such websites after just taking the pictures…
    Chris Hall (Amazon) - January 2013
  • The pictures do come out huge, with good solid colour…
    Chris Hall (Amazon) - January 2013
  • Combine the two and you have the opportunity to upload some really decent pictures to the web, instantly…
    Helpless (Amazon) - November 2012
  • However, there is a time lag between pressing the button and it actually taking the picture which is annoying…
    Ann5000 (Amazon) - January 2013

Value For Money

Competitively Priced

We think this camera represents good value compared to other digital cameras. We checked 417 digital cameras and they range in price from $29 to $6,895.

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Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Nikon Coolpix S800c and the United States price of $125.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £375.00 ($375.00).

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Features

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16 megapixels, the Coolpix S800c has a relatively typical megapixel compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 184 grams, the Coolpix S800c has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 10 times zoom factor, the Nikon Coolpix S800c has a pretty standard optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix S800c has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The Nikon Coolpix S800c has a very large display diagonal (3.5 inches) compared to most of the other cameras. The average display diagonal of cameras is 2.9".

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Coolpix S800c supports video capability. Most of the other digital cameras also support video capability.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Across all the digital cameras the internal memory range from 1MB to 32GB. With an internal memory of 1,700 megabyte, the Coolpix S800c has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other cameras.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix S800c features multi-shot function, as do most of the other cameras.

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Only 140 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Coolpix S800c is a camera that takes 140 shots battery life (CIPA standard).

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Features Bluetooth

The Coolpix S800c features bluetooth, which is unusual. Most of the other cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Coolpix S800c has a fairly standard digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Coolpix S800c supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Coolpix S800c has an HDMI port. Most of the other cameras also have an HDMI port.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Coolpix S800c has a touchscreen, which is unusual. Most of the other digital cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The Coolpix S800c has a GPS (satellite), which is unusual. Most of the other cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix S800c has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras. This camera also have still image resolution(s) of 4608 x 2592, 3264 x 2448, 2272 x 1704 and 1920 x 1080 and 1600 x 1200. The best still image resolution of all cameras 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 Night Mode

The Coolpix S800c has a night mode, as do most of the other cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Nikon Coolpix S800c is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by digital cameras. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this digital camera. In addition, this Nikon digital camera support a video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels and 320 x 240 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail. Cameras video resolutions range from 320 x 120 pixels to 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Coolpix S800c supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras also support Full HD video.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S800c has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Nikon Coolpix S800c has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Nikon released the Coolpix S800c in October 2012.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon coolpixs800cw, nikon s800cwh
Barcodes 00018208263561, 00018208263585, 00018208929788, 00018208929849, 04960759136886, 08033737552681, 08033737552698

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