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Nikon CoolPix 880

Advanced features, and "Assisted Creative Photography" in a compact 3.3 megapixel package!

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Reference: Datasheet

Review First Posted: 8/26/2000

Digital Camera Data Sheet:
Nikon CoolPix 880


Model Name:

Nikon CoolPix 880 
Model Number: 880 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $799.00
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-07
Date Available:  
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: Wired 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material:  
Operating System:  
Weight: 14.1 oz (400 g)
Weight With Batteries? checked 
Size: 3.9 x 3.0 x 2.1 in.
(100 x 75 x 53 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2048x1536, 1024x768, 640x480
Movie Resolution: 320x240
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 3.14
CCD Size (inches): 1/1.8 inch 
CCD Filter Type: CMYG 
CCD Manufacturer:  
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio: Yes 
Quality Levels:  
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 38 - 95 mm
Zoom Ratio: 2.50x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 1.2x-4.0x,0.2x steps 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type:  
Auto Focus Assist Light?  
Auto Focus Min Illum:  
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus: Yes 
Manual Focus Steps:  
Normal Focus Range: 40 cm to Infinity
16.3 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 4 - 40 cm
1.6 - 16.3 in
Min Macro Area: 39 x 30 mm
1.5 x 1.2 in
Min Aperture: f/11.3
Max Aperture: f/2.8
Aperture Range Description: f/2.8, f/7.8 (W) / f/4.2, f/11.3 (T) (two settings, varies with lens zoom) 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type: Body threads w/adapter 
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: Real Image 
Optical VF Accuracy: 85%
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy: 97%
LCD Size (inches): 1.8
LCD Resolution: 112,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Max Playback Zoom:  
ISO Settings: 100, 200, 400
ISO Rating Max: 400
Number of White Balance Settings: 5
White Balance Settings:  
Manual White Balance: Yes 
Longest Shutter Time:
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/1000 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: Matrix (256 Segment), Center Weighted, Spot, Spot AF 
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Self Timer: 3, 10 seconds
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 5
Flash Modes: Auto, Fill-in, Red-Eye reduction, Slow, Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): 3.7
Flash Range Description: 1.3 ft - 12.1 ft (0.4-3.7m) Wide Angle, 3 ft - 8.1 ft (0.4-2.5m) Telephoto 
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: No 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CompactFlash Type 1 
Other Memory Types:  
Memory Included (MB): 8.0
Uncompressed Format: TIFF 
CCD Raw Format: No 
Compressed Format: JPEG 
Movie File Format: QuickTime 
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable:  
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial, USB 1.1
Other Connection:  
Included Software: Nikon View, Genuine Fractals Print Pro, Canto Cumulus LE, IPIX Wizard 
OS Compatibility: PC, Mac 
Performance Timing
Startup Time:  
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record:  
Record -> Play (max res):  
Record -> Play (min res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE:  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus:  
Shutter Lag, Prefocus:  
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format:  
Cycle Time Max Res: 1.700 seconds
Cycle Time Min Res:  
Buffer Frames, Max Res:  
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 1.400
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 30.00
Movie Sec @ Max Res: 19.50
Movie Sec @ Min Res: 40.00
Download speed, KB/second:  
Battery Form Factor: Custom 
Usable Battery Types: 2CR5 lithium (or optional Nikon rechargeable) 
Batteries Included: No 
Battery Charger Included: No 
More Information
Notes & Features: NOTE - Retail price in the US does NOT include the optional battery/charger kit: This kit really must be considered mandatory for routine use! Big feature is Scene modes for special shooting conditions (snow/beach, fireworks, party, etc.)  
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL: Test Shots
Photo Gallery URL:  
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website

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