Nikon Coolpix P80 Review

Overall Score

41

Main Features

  • 10 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 27-486 mm (18x) F2.8-4.0 Zoom Lens
  • 64 - 6400 ISO
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 640 x 480 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 110 x 79 x 78 mm, 405g.
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  • Replaced by: Coolpix P90

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Nikon Coolpix P80 Overview


First introduced in January, 2009, Nikon Coolpix P80 is a 10 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.08 x 4.56 mm) sized CCD sensor.

Nikon replaced Coolpix P80 with Nikon P90. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Nikon P80 with Nikon P90


Nikon P80 comes with a 6.08 x 4.56 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.6 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Nikon Coolpix P80

Sensor resolution of Nikon P80 ~ 3646 x 2742 pixels.

Nikon P80 has Crop Factor: 5.69

The sensor has a surface area of 27.7 mm².

There are approximate 9,997,332 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Nikon P80


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Nikon Coolpix P80 with competitors in small sensor superzoom cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Manual Focus
Timelapse Recording
±2 AE Bracketing Range
Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
Manual Exposure Mode
4.0 Lens at Tele
27 mm Wide Angle Lens
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No AF Face Detection
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Tele: F4.0
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No Environmental Sealing
Slow Lens at Wide: F2.8
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
Type Scores

Nikon Coolpix P80 has an Overall Score of 41/100 and ranked #365 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #746 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Nikon P80 Scores
Imaging score
19
Features score
47
Value for money score
58
Portability score
86
Overall score
41
Average Scores in Small Sensor Superzoom
Imaging Score
25
Features Score
51
Value For Money Score
61
Portability Score
85
Overall score
45

Physical Dimensions of Nikon P80


Nikon Coolpix P80 weighs 405g and has external dimensions of 110 x 79 x 78mm (4.33 x 3.11 x 3.07"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras is 392g, Nikon P80 is 13 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category. Nikon P80 is less by 3mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Superzoom.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Nikon P80
405g
Average weight
392g
Min weight
136g
Max weight
1415g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Nikon P80
78mm
Average Thickness
65mm
Min Thickness
0mm
Max Thickness
181mm

Here is the front and top view image of Nikon Coolpix P80 with the dimensions:

Nikon Coolpix P80

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Coolpix P80 Dimensions Coolpix P80
Nikon Coolpix P90 Nikon P90 400 g 405 g 83 x 114 x 99 mm 110 x 79 x 78 mm
Nikon D3300 Nikon D3300 430 g 405 g 124 x 98 x 76 mm 110 x 79 x 78 mm
Nikon Coolpix P900 Nikon P900 899 g 405 g 140 x 103 x 137 mm 110 x 79 x 78 mm
Nikon Coolpix P100 Nikon P100 481 g 405 g 114 x 83 x 99 mm 110 x 79 x 78 mm
Fujifilm FinePix S1 Fujifilm S1 680 g 405 g 133 x 91 x 110 mm 110 x 79 x 78 mm
Nikon Coolpix P510 Nikon P510 555 g 405 g 120 x 83 x 102 mm 110 x 79 x 78 mm
Nikon Coolpix P530 Nikon P530 494 g 405 g 123 x 84 x 98 mm 110 x 79 x 78 mm
Nikon Coolpix P610 Nikon P610 565 g 405 g 125 x 85 x 107 mm 110 x 79 x 78 mm

Specifications of Nikon Coolpix P80


General
Brand Nikon
Model Coolpix P80
Announced January, 2009
Body Type SLR-like (bridge)
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 1
Screen
Screen Size 2"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/8 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting n/a fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash
Flash Modes Auto, Fill-in, Red-Eye reduction, Slow, Off
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions 6.08 x 4.56 mm
Sensor Area 27.7 mm²
Sensor Resolution 10 MP
Max Image Resolution 3648 x 2736
Max Native ISO 6400
Min Native ISO 64
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 640 x 480
Video Formats
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model EN-EL5
Physical
Weight 405 g
Physical Dimensions 110 x 79 x 78 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/MMC/SDHC card, Internal
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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