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Nikon S80

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Nikon S80

$179.00
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An award winning and affordable compact digital camera, with very good features
Compact 14.1MP 5x Yes Sep 2011
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Nikon Coolpix S80 14.1 MP Digital Camera with 3.5-Inch OLED Touchscreen and 5x Wide-Angle Zoom Nikkor ED Lens (Red)
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Used - Nikon Coolpix S80 14.1 MP Digital Camera with 3.5-Inch OLED Touchscreen and 5x Wide-Angle Zoom Nikkor ED Lens (Red)
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Nikon S80 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Nikon S80 number 130 across all digital cameras.
89
Reviews
19 Reviews + 2 Awards
96
Value for Money
Excellent
82
Features
Fully-Featured
85
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 85?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 69%, based on 19 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
It has some great features:
Average optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
Has an image stabilizer
Has a built-in flash
Superior image quality
5-way VR image stabilization system
Creative control
HD (720p) movie
150 shots

Nikon S80 Video Reviews

How Big is the Nikon S80?

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

Nikon S80 front dimensions
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Nikon S80 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Fantastic Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $179.00 it is still cheaper than 84% of cameras.

Features

4352 X 3264 Pixels Image Resolution

The Nikon S80 has a maximum image resolution of 4352 x 3264 pixels. That's 11% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

The Nikon S80's sensor megapixels of only 14.1MP is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 31% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Nikon S80's optical zoom of 5x is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 42% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Nikon S80 has a maximum video resolution of 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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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Nikon S80 of 3.6 is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 4% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon S80 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Nikon S80's maximum ISO sensitivity of 6,400 is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 55% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon S80 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Very Light

The Nikon S80's weight of only 133g is lighter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is lighter than 74% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Digital cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Nikon S80 of 3.5" is in the largest 2% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The display diagonals of digital cameras range from 1" to 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Very Light

The Nikon S80's weight of only 0.133kg is lighter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lighter than 65% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the weights range from 0.095kg to 1.3kg, and the average weight is 0.25kg.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

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

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Has a Touchscreen

The Nikon S80 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Nikon S80 does not support Full HD video. 76% of cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

The average internal memory of all cameras is 50MB, with the smallest being 1MB and the biggest being 700MB. The internal memory of the Nikon S80 of 79MB is in the biggest 17% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon S80 supports a maximum still image resolution of 1280 x 720. That's 69% lower still image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1712 x 1712. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Only 150 Battery Life

The Nikon S80 is a digital camera that takes 150 shots battery life.

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Very Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Nikon S80's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 35mm is very long compared to most other cameras. It is longer than 98% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Nikon S80 of 0.435" is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 46% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Nikon S80's digital zoom of 4x is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 74% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon coolpixs80r, nikon s80rd, nikon 6231

Barcodes:

00018208262311, 00018208920136, 00018208920211, 00182089201360, 00182089202114, 03610170013532

Frequently Asked Questions About the Nikon S80

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