Nikon Coolpix P80 review

Started Nov 2, 2008 | User reviews thread
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rt22306 Senior Member • Posts: 1,831
Nikon Coolpix P80 review

Three months of experience, over 1000 pics with this camera. Very pleased overall. Images are very good for a superzoom (not stellar like with an SLR, but very useable), some barrel distortion on wide angle and IQ is fuzzy at longest focal length but overall not bad IMO. Handy, well built, flash powerful enough for everyday use in most settings. No problems with drained battery (about 300 shots limit though). Once you get accustomed to menu, you are off and running. Video is adequate for my purposes (demo on computer, not TV, etc.); and best liked feature is ability to shoot color and b&w images at same time (deep in the menu, but it's there).

Problems:

None, I wish it had a hotshoe for my SB-400 though and provision for a filter.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX9V Kodak EasyShare Z990 Sony RX100 Olympus XZ-2 iHS Olympus Stylus 1 +11 more
Nikon Coolpix P80
10 megapixels • 2.7 screen • 27 – 486 mm (18×)
Announced: Apr 10, 2008
rt22306's score
4.0
Average community score
4.2
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