Nikon S8000 Review

 
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Model Name: Nikon Coolpix S8000 
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Photo Gallery URL: Photo Gallery
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: S8000 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $299.95
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2010-02-27
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 6.4 oz (182 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.1 x 2.2 x 1.1 in.
(103 x 57 x 27 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4320 x 3240 (14.0 MP, 4:3),
4224 x 2376 (10.0 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second:  
Movie Resolution: 1280x720, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30, 30, 30
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 14.48
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.3" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 14.20 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 30 - 300 mm
Zoom Ratio: 10.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 2x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus:  
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Aperture Range: f/3.5 or f/7 (wide) / f/5.6 or ?? (tele) (2-step ND filter) 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No 
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 921,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto (100 - 1600), Fixed Range Auto (100-400, 100-800), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Flash, Preset Manual (Custom) 
Shutter Speed Range: 8 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 224-segment matrix, center-weighted 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Night Portrait, Party/Indoor, Beach/Snow, Sunset, Dusk/Dawn, Night Landscape, Close-up, Food, Museum, Fireoworks, Copy, Backlight, Panorama assist 
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Flash off, Fill flash, Slow sync 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 0.5 to 5.5m (W), 0.0 to 3.7m (T) 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC 
Memory Included (MB): 32.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: .MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264) 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection:  
Included Software: Nikon Software Suite CD-ROM  
OS Compatibility: Windows XP/Vista/7, MacOS-X 10.4.11+ 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL12 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 X Proprietary EN-EL12 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 210
Notes & Features: Optical Image Stabilization, Advanced Flash Control, Sport Continuous Mode (3fps @ 3MP), Subject Tracking AF. Available in black, red, bronze and champagne silver.  

 


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