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Nikon COOLPIX S8000

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Overall 8
8.0

Nikon Coolpix S8000 Camera Review

Bright Hub
21 August 2010
  • Excerpt: The Coolpix S8000 is one of Nikon's top of the range digital compact cameras. This pocket-sized shooter is packed with features, and has many options for today's photographer. The following review will reveal just how well this compact camera...
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Overall 6
6.0

Nikon Coolpix S8000 [Review]

Digital Photography School
9 July 2010
  • Excerpt: Compact digicams don’t normally set my bells a-ringing but this one intrigued me, big time. What on earth is Nikon doing with the Nikon Coolpix S8000 ? A pocketable picture taker that is just 27mm thin and extends only another 41mm when the stabilised 10x optical zoom pokes its nose into the world. 10x in a compact? Yup. Then there’s the high megapixel count: 14.2 million of the things, packed into a tiny 11mm CCD.
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Overall 8
8.1

Nikon COOLPIX S8000

Camera Labs
1 July 2010
  • Summary: The Nikon COOLPIX S8000 is a 14 Megapixel compact super-zoom with a 10x optical range and a high-rseolution 3 inch LCD screen. It's slim too, at least compared with other super-zoom compacts: indeed at its launch in February 2010, Nikon claimed the S8000 was the world's slimmest camera with a 10x zoom. The S8000 packs in the features.
  • Pros: Slim and stylish with large detailed screen., Dedicated video shooting button., HDMI output., Stereo audio mics., Can recharge from computer over USB.
  • Cons: Poor image quality compared to rivals., Poor battery life., No video optical zoom., Lacks manual exposure control.
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Overall 8
7.5

Nikon Coolpix S8000 Review

Digital Camera Review
26 May 2010
  • Summary: The Nikon Coolpix S8000 is clearly targeted toward casual photographers and snap-shooters rather than photography enthusiasts. The S80000 is the spitting image of what consumers expect from the latest pocket picture rocket - it is a super compact, conservatively styled, auto-exposure-only camera that provides all the most popular bells and whistles that casual photographers have come to expect.
  • Pros: Easy to use, Compact, First rate optics, Excellent image quality, Very good feature set
  • Cons: No manual exposure capability may disappoint advanced users, No optical viewfinder, No handgrip, A bit pricey
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Overall 8
8.0

Nikon Coolpix S8000 Review

Digitaltrends
22 April 2010
  • Excerpt: There were no real surprises with Nikon’s new Coolpix digicam line-up –five of the seven 2010 models take HD videos. The digicam we’re reviewing–the 14.2-megapixel S8000–captures stereo 720p HD clips at 30 fps. Yet the last time we looked, the Coolpix and its ilk are cameras, so still quality should be paramount. Let’s see how this package adds up… The Coolpix S8000 is a very attractive camera with sculpted lines around the 10x zoom lens.
  • Pros: 10x zoom (30-300mm), Takes very nice stills, Quality 3-inch LCD, Superior optical image stabilization
  • Cons: Pokey less than 1 fps shooting, Prefer wider-angle (26mm not 30mm), No manual adjustments other than white balance, ISO, Poor video quality
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Expert Review

PhotoRadar
16 March 2010
  • Conclusion: For those who want plenty of power and resolution without resigning themselves to needing a dedicated bag for their camera, the S8000 is a great compact.
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Overall 8
8.2
Design 9
8.5
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 9
8.5
Performance 8
8.0
Picture quality 8
8.0

Nikon Coolpix S8000 review

What Digital Camera
1 March 2010
  • Excerpt: The Nikon Coolpix S8000 boasts a 10x optical zoom in an impressively compact body
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Overall 9
8.5
Value for money 9
9.0
Features 8
8.0
Ease of use 9
9.0
Photo quality 8
8.0
Build quality 8
8.0
Color and saturation 9
9.0

Nikon Coolpix S8000

Cameras
8 August 2014
  • Excerpt: The Nikon Coolpix S8000 offers plenty of zoom power in a compact body. The Coolpix S8000 offers 14 megapixels and a 10x optical zoom lens. It will fit into a large pocket. Features include High Definition movies, images stabilisation and I like the fact Nikon have found room for a 3 inch LCD screen. There are also a number of features to help improve the quality of your portrait shots. These include the ability to soften skin and eliminate blinking.
  • Pros: Ease of use - 3 inch LCD screen - High Definition movies - colours - shutter lag times
  • Cons: Difficult to fine tune zoom
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Overall 8
8.0

Nikon Coolpix S8000

Trusted Reviews
19 May 2011
  • Summary: Is Nikon's HD long-zoom compact a bit too easy to use?
  • Pros: Very good image quality, Well designed, Easy to use
  • Cons: Basic controls, Brief menus, Average stereo separation
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Overall 6
6.0

With automated controls and simple operation, the Nikon CoolPix S8000 is an ideal high-zoom camera for beginners

Good Gear Guide.au
26 October 2010
  • Summary: With automated controls and simple operation, the Nikon CoolPix S8000 is an ideal high-zoom camera for beginners. It's hard to take a bad photo with this model, but you get no manual controls.
  • Pros: Excellent macro mode, slim and lightweight, good backlight and underexposure correction, very sharp LCD screen, extremely easy to use
  • Cons: No manual shutter or aperture settings, no hand grip, flimsy doors and compartment covers, video mode allows only digital zoom
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