Nikon Coolpix S8000 Review

Overall Score

34

Main Features

  • 14 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 30-300 mm (10x) F3.5-5.6 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 3 fps continuous shooting
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 103 x 57 x 27 mm, 183g.
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Nikon Coolpix S8000 Overview


First introduced in June, 2010, Nikon Coolpix S8000 is a 14 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Nikon S8000 comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Nikon Coolpix S8000

Sensor resolution of Nikon S8000 ~ 4315 x 3244 pixels.

Nikon S8000 has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 13,997,860 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Nikon S8000


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Nikon Coolpix S8000 with competitors in small sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
921k dots Screen Resolution
183g Light Body
±2 AE Bracketing Range
Optical Image Stabilization
3.0 fps Continuous Shooting
5.6 Lens at Tele
30 mm Wide Angle Lens
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No AF Face Detection
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.6
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.5
Slow Continuous Shooting: 921 fps
Type Scores

Nikon Coolpix S8000 has an Overall Score of 34/100 and ranked #582 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #969 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Nikon S8000 Scores
Imaging score
20
Features score
34
Value for money score
52
Portability score
97
Overall score
34
Average Scores in Small Sensor Compact
Imaging Score
22
Features Score
34
Value For Money Score
53
Portability Score
96
Overall score
36

Physical Dimensions of Nikon S8000


Nikon Coolpix S8000 weighs 183g and has external dimensions of 103 x 57 x 27mm (4.06 x 2.24 x 1.06"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Compact cameras is 175g, Nikon S8000 is 8 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Nikon S8000
183g
Average weight
175g
Min weight
103g
Max weight
423g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Nikon S8000
27mm
Average Thickness
26mm
Min Thickness
10mm
Max Thickness
60mm

Here is the front and top view image of Nikon Coolpix S8000 with the dimensions:

Nikon Coolpix S8000

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Coolpix S8000 Dimensions Coolpix S8000
Nikon Coolpix S7000 Nikon S7000 165 g 183 g 99 x 60 x 27 mm 103 x 57 x 27 mm
Canon PowerShot G9 X Canon G9 X 209 g 183 g 98 x 58 x 31 mm 103 x 57 x 27 mm
Nikon Coolpix P340 Nikon P340 194 g 183 g 103 x 58 x 32 mm 103 x 57 x 27 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 183 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 103 x 57 x 27 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 Panasonic ZS50 243 g 183 g 111 x 65 x 34 mm 103 x 57 x 27 mm
Nikon Coolpix S9900 Nikon S9900 289 g 183 g 112 x 66 x 40 mm 103 x 57 x 27 mm
Nikon Coolpix AW120 Nikon AW120 213 g 183 g 110 x 66 x 26 mm 103 x 57 x 27 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV Sony RX100 IV 298 g 183 g 102 x 58 x 41 mm 103 x 57 x 27 mm

Specifications of Nikon Coolpix S8000


General
Brand Nikon
Model Coolpix S8000
Announced June, 2010
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 2
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 921k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
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 3.0 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, On, Off, Red-eye, Fill-in, Slow Syncro
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 14 MP
Max Image Resolution 4320 x 3240
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats H.264
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-EL12
Physical
Weight 183 g
Physical Dimensions 103 x 57 x 27 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC, Internal
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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