Nikon P80 Review

 
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Model Name: Nikon Coolpix P80 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
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Successor:  
General
Model Number: P80
Camera Format: EVF
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $399.95
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2008-04-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 13.9 oz (395 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.3 x 3.1 x 3.1 in.
(110 x 79 x 78 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 10.1
Sensor Format: 1/2.33 inch
Sensor size: 28.198mm2 (6.13mm x 4.6mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.68 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Color Filter Type:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
3584 x 2016 (7.2 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2736 x 2736 (7.5 MP, 1:1),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1280 x 960 (1.2 MP, 4:3),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.2
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution:
Movie File Format: AVI
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out:
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: Zoom-Nikkor lens, 14 elements in 5 groups
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 486 mm
Zoom Ratio: 18.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) / f/4.5 (tele) - ???
Normal Focus Range: 40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: 9-area Contrast Detect with Face-Priority AF (up to 12 faces in one frame); Multi/Single-area AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes
Viewfinder Type: EVF type; 0.24", 230K pixel color LCD
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.7
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto (64 - 800), 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200*, 6400*; * available at 3MP or smaller; High-Sensitivity mode (64 - 1600); Fixed Range Auto (64-100, 200, 400)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Flash, White Balance Preset
Shutter Speed Range: 8 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 256- segment Matrix, Center-weighted, Spot, Spot AF area (99 areas)
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Night Portrait, Sports, Landscape, Party, Beach/Snow, Sunset, Dusk/Dawn, Night Landscape, Museum, Fireworks Show
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto with red-eye reduction, Anytime flash, Slow sync, Red-eye reduction, Redeye reduction with slow sync, Flash cancel/ flash off
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: 28 ft (8.8m)
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: AVI
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended):  
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format):  
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs): 2.640
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG): Unlimited
Cycle Time Min Res (secs) 2.000
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 1.180
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res): 5
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.546
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.353
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE: 0.649
Shutter Lag with Flash: 0.790
Shutter Lag (prefocus): 0.005
Shutter Lag (continuous auto): 0.525
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 3.600
Shutdown Time: 1.600
Play -> Record Time: 0.800
Record -> Play Max Res Time: 0.700
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec): 736.00
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL5
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL5 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 250
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: Nikon Software Suite CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows Vista (32bit), XP HE/Pro; Mac OS X 10.3.9+
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Sensor-shift Vibration Reduction (VR), In-Camera Red-Eye Fix, D-Lighting, Distortion Correction, and Face Priority AF. A new Sport Continuous Mode allows users to shoot as many as 30 consecutive pictures at four, six, or a quick 13 frames per second at lower resolutions.

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