Nikon S8100 Review

 
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Model Name: Nikon Coolpix S8100 
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General
Model Number: S8100
Camera Format: Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $299.95
Street Price: $227.47
Date Available: 2010-09-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 7.2 oz (205 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.1 x 2.3 x 1.2 in.
(104 x 59 x 30 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
3968 x 2232 (8.9 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: 10.0
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30/15, 30/60, 30/120, 30/240
CMOS Sensor (Megapixels): 12.75
CMOS Size (inches): 1/2.3 inch
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CMOS
Effective Megapixels: 12.10
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 30 - 300 mm
Zoom Ratio: 10.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: No
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: 921,600 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto (160 to 800), Fixed Range Auto (160 to 400), Sport continuous (160 to 3200), 160, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Flash, Preset Manual (Custom)
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/4000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 256-segment Matrix, Center-weighted, Spot (digital zoom 2X or more)
Program AE: Yes
Aperture Priority: No
Shutter Priority: No
Full Manual Exposure: No
Creative Exposure Modes: 17 Scene Modes
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Flash
Built-in 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: [W]: 0.5 to 4.0m (1 ft. 8 in. to 13 ft.); [T]: 0.5 to 2.5m (1ft. 8in. to 8ft. 2in.)
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
Memory Included (MB): 102.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: .MOV (H.264 + AAC stereo)
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: Mini HDMI
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
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 4-way VR Image Stabilization, Full HD (1080p) Movies, HDR mode, Nigh Portrait mode, Night Landscape mode, Smart Portrait System, Subject Tracking AF, High-speed Shooting. Available in black, red and gold.

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