Nikon Coolpix S8000

Announced Feb 3, 2010 •
14 megapixels | 3 screen | 30 – 300 mm (10×)
dpreview conclusion

The Nikon Coolpix S8000 is pretty close to being an 'auto everything' camera, but this is no bad thing considering its target audience. Left to its own devides, the S8000 produces colorful, accurately exposed images in pretty much any environment. Its excellent LCD screen is also worthy of special mention.

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69%
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Good for

Novice photographers that want a slim, easy to use compact for small prints and web galleries.

Not so good for

Experienced users that want more control over their images

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Other reviews
Nikon Coolpix S8000 review
By: Matt Tuffin, What Digital Camera (Mar 5, 2010)

Decent image quality and some impressive specs make this a good, but not great, compact.

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Nikon Coolpix S8000 review

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. It has a large and detailed 3 inch 921 thousand pixel...

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