The Nikon Coolpix P80 Digital Camera provides a resolution of 10.1 Megapixels and has an impressive 18x Wide-Angle Zoom-NIKKOR Lens that provides exceptional optical quality for stunning pictures. The lens provides an equivalent focal length ranging from 27 to 486mm (in 35mm terms) so you can easily take a pictures of a wide range of subjects from sweeping landscapes to portraits to sporting events.
The camera incorporates Nikon's acclaimed Vibration Reduction Image Stabilization, which compensates for camera shake to prevent blur and produce clearer, sharper results in lower light or unsteady conditions, and the high sensitivity with ISO setting of up to ISO 6400 reduces motion blur and further assists in shooing under low light conditions. Additionally, the EXPEED Image Processor ensures high-quality pictures with stunning color and sharpness, and provides quick responsiveness so you won't miss that special moment. The Sports Continuous Scene Mode provides fast shooting at up to 13fps, for up to 30 frames to help you stay ahead of the action, and you can also record TV-quality movies with sound.
For the more advanced shooter, the Coolpix P80 incorporates a wide range of exposure control setting including Shutter-Priority, Aperture-Priority and full Manual Exposure Modes while the The D-SLR-type mode dial on the top of the camera provides quick access to these modes. The camera also has a fully automated program mode for quick snapshots, and Nikon Image Innovations such as In-Camera Red-Eye Fix, Face Priority AF, and D-Lighting allow even the most inexperience novice photographers to get stunning results.
The Incredibly bright 2.7-inch High-Resolution LCD on the back of the Coolpix P80 make it easy to compose shots and share your pictures with friends and family - plus the camera also has an electronic viewfinder for more precise framing, or when shooting in bright daylight when the LCD screen is more difficult to see.
10.1 Megapixel Resolution
With 10.1 million pixels of image information, the Nikon Coolpix P80 can produce stunning, photo quality prints up to 20 x 30" while still maintaining the finest image details.
18x Wide-Angle Zoom Lens
The 18x Wide-Angle Zoom-NIKKOR Lens of the Coolpix P80 provides exceptional razor-sharp results, and is built on Nikon's proud heritage of precision camera optics. The lens provides an incredible range of compositional capability with its wide-angle (27mm) to super-telephoto coverage (486mm) and is suitable for a host of shooting applications from sports to wildlife to sweeping vistas.
Optical Vibration Reduction Image Stabilization
The Nikon VR Image Stabilization system incorporated into the NIKKOR Lens compensates for camera shake resulting in sharper images - even when shooting under unsteady conditions such as on a boat, and provides the ability to shoot at shutter speeds as much as three stops slower without blurring the image for sharper natural light images. In addition, the VR system provides faster and clearer framing on the cameras monitor as well as smoother action when using the movie mode.
EXPEED Image Processor
The camera incorporates Nikon's latest EXPEED Image Processor to ensure high-quality pictures with stunning color and sharpness. The EXPEED Image Processor - part of Nikon's comprehensive digital imaging processing concept incorporates the know-how and the technologies acquired throughout Nikon's long history of photographic and digital imaging development, and renders natural-looking pictures of incredible quality while also providing quick responsiveness so you won't miss that special moment.
Bright 2.7" LCD & Electronic Viewfinder
The High-Resolution LCD Display is bright enough to be clearly viewable under most shooting conditions and its large 2.7" size means that you can easily share pictures with family and friends right on the spot, while the incorporation of the high-resolution electronic viewfinder enables you to easily frame your images even under the most difficult lighting conditions and provides precision framing that is well suited to macro photography.
Easy-to-use Shooting Modes
In addition to a selection of scene-optimized modes and movie modes, the handy Mode dial also allows users to easily select the Programmed Auto [P] mode which automatically selects the optimal camera settings, Shutter-Priority (S), Aperture-Priority (A), and Manual [M] exposure modes to provides full control over both the aperture and shutter speed settings and provide greater personal control over camera operation.
High ISO Capability
The Coolpix P80 makes it easier to take great-looking pictures in lower lighting conditions, or to capture fast moving subjects with outstanding clarity thanks to its high sensitivity with Auto Adjusts up to ISO 6400 (ISO 3200 and ISO 6400 settings are available at 3MP or lower resolution), while its image-processing engine with enhanced noise reduction preserves high image quality when shooting at high ISO settings.
Sports Continuous Scene Mode
With the fast Sports Continuous scene mode, the P80 can shoot up to 13 fps, for up to 30 frames (with the resolution set to 3MP or lower), making the camera an excellent choice for sports or action photography so you'll capture all of the action, or you can use it to analyze your golf swing.
1:1 Format Image Capture
Shoot pictures with a more traditional framing and composition thanks to the 1:1 (square) format option. The camera also provides 2:3 format for easier printing and 16:9 format for viewing on wide format video displays.
Nikon In-Camera Innovations
The Coolpix P80 incorporates Nikon In-Camera innovations including In-Camera Red-Eye Fix, Face Priority AF, and D-Lighting. The Nikon In-Camera Red-Eye Fix system automatically corrects for most instances of the red-eye effect that is commonly caused by the use of a built-in flash on a compact camera. The Face-Priority AF system automatically detects and achieves sharp focus on people's faces wherever they are in the frame for crisp, sharp portraits. The Nikon D-Lighting feature can rescue underexposed images or shots taken with too much backlight by automatically brightening the dark areas in the picture, while maintaining the brighter areas of the image.
High Quality TV Movies with Sound
Shoot broadcast quality video clips in AVI Motion JPEG format with VGA resolution at 30 frames per second at a clip length that is only limited by the available space on the internal memory or your SD memory card.
Built-in and Expandable Memory
The camera includes 50 MB of built-in memory, and the memory capacity can be expanded dramatically with Secure digital (SD) or Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) memory cards.
Simply connect the Coolpix P80 to a PictBridge compatible printer with the included USB cable, engage the direct print feature, and print high quality photos without the need for a computer. The direct print feature allows you to select all images or just the images you like best, and even make multiple copies to share with family and friends.
Normal, Softer, Vivid, More Vivid, Portrait, Custom, Black and White
Image File Formats
3648 x 2736 (10M) 3264 x 2448 (8M) 2592 x 1944 (5M) 2048 x 1536 (3M) 1600 x 1200 (2M) 1280 x 960 (1M) 1024 x 768 (PC) 640 x 480 (TV) 3648 x 3432 (3:2) 3584 x 2016 (16:9) 2736 x 2736 (1:1)
AVI Moton JPEG with sound TV movie (640 x 480 @ 15 or 30 fps) Small size (320 x 240 @ 30 fps) Smaller size (160 x 120 @ 15 fps) Time lapse movie (640 x 480 @ 0.5 or 1 fps with 15 fps playback) Clip length limited only by available memory