• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 250.00mm (35mm eq.)
Nikon S800c Review
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 300.00mm (35mm eq.)
Nikon S810c Review

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Differences

Nikon S800c advantages over Nikon S810c

Nikon S810c advantages over Nikon S800c

  • Less expensive
    $187 vs $280
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • More telephoto lens reach
    300 mm vs 250 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 270 vs 140 shots
    Capture more photos
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Higher-res screen
    410k vs 273k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Newer
    2 years vs 4 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in GPS
    Both provide
    Geotag your photos
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Manual focus
    Neither provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Compact body; Powerful zoom lens; Fast autofocus; Generous internal memory; Android operating system; Huge selection of available apps.

  • Strong division between camera, Android features; Lens defects at wide and tele; Issues with stability; Display hard to see outdoors; Poor battery life; Very limited burst shooting depth.

The Competition

Compared to Pentax RZ10

Nikon S800c
Pentax RZ10
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $177
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Manual focus
Nikon S810c
Pentax RZ10
  • $294
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $177
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Bigger JPEG buffer

Compared to Nikon S8200

Nikon S800c
Nikon S8200
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life
Nikon S810c
Nikon S8200
  • $294
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Bigger JPEG buffer

Compared to Nikon S6300

Nikon S800c
Nikon S6300
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
Nikon S810c
Nikon S6300
  • $294
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Sony HX10V

Nikon S800c
Sony HX10V
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $375
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life
Nikon S810c
Sony HX10V
  • $294
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $375
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Sony H90

Nikon S800c
Sony H90
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $223
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life
Nikon S810c
Sony H90
  • $294
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $223
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer exposure
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