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Nikon Coolpix S2800 review

An affordable compact camera with plenty of creative shooting options

Nikon Coolpix S2800

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Shots taken with the Cross Process filters are vibrant with high contrast.

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An example of the High Contrast Monochrome filter, which lends a nice moodiness to shots.

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Exposures are well balanced with the Coolpix S2800.

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You can use the red Cross Process filter to add more unusual color depth to your shots.

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Shots taken with the zoom retain a good amount of detail.

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The S2800 does a good job of capturing fine detail while using Macro Mode.

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Even when shooting into the sun the S2800 manages to correctly balance the exposure, although there is sometimes a little lens flare.

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Colours are true to life and bright.

Filters

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Cross process blue

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Cross process green

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Cross process red

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Cross Process Yellow

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High Contrast Monochrome

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Low Key

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Painting

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Pop

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Selective Colour (Purple)

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Selective Colour (Blue)

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Sepia

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Soft

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Toy Camera 1

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Toy Camera 2

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Vivid

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High Key

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Tech Specs

Product TypeCompact Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution1280 x 720
Effective Camera Resolution20.1 Megapixel
USBYes
Wide AngleYes
Product FamilyCoolpix
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card
Image StabilizationElectronic
ColourPurple
Optical Zoom5x
Digital Zoom4x
Brand NameNikon
FeaturesFace Detection, Continuous Shooting Mode, Motion Detection
Screen Size6.9 cm (2.7")
Video FormatsMotion JPEG (AVI)
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)120 g
Flash Memory Capacity25 MB
Minimum Focus Distance101.60 mm
Maximum Image Resolution5152 x 3864
Maximum Frame Rate30 fps
Number of Batteries Supported1
Battery Built-inNo
Battery RechargeableYes
Battery IncludedYes
Display Screen TypeLCD
Image Sensor TypeCCD
Total Camera Resolution20.5 Megapixel
Battery Model SupportedEN-EL19
Height58.4 mm
Width94 mm
Depth20.3 mm
Autofocus Points99
Focal Length4.60 mm to 23 mm
Image FormatsJPEG
Audio FormatsWAV
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerNikon Corporation
Product ModelS2800
Product NameCoolpix S2800 Compact Camera
Product LineCoolpix
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberVNA575E1
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.nikon.co.uk
Marketing Information

Simplicity and style come together in the 20-megapixel COOLPIX S2800, making perfect pictures effortless. It's a slimline, carry-anywhere camera with a 5x optical zoom lens to put you at the heart of the action.

Always catch friends and family at their best with Smart Portrait System to alert you when they smile or blink, plus Advanced Glamour Retouch lets you whiten teeth or add a make-up effect. Scene Auto Selector optimizes all the settings for you, so you can just point and shoot.

Turn children and pets into video stars with HD movie recording, with easy shooting and playback on the large 6.7-cm/2.7-in LCD screen.

The COOLPIX S2800 - the simple camera for capturing life as it happens.
Battery Life250 Shot/1.08 Hour Video
Package Contents
  • Coolpix S2800 Compact Camera
  • Battery Charger MH-66
  • AC Adapter EH-62G
  • Audio Video Cable EG-CP14
Display Resolution230000 Pixel
Limited Warranty1 Year