Nikon Nikon CoolPix S8000 Digital Camera (Black)

Nikon CoolPix S8000 Digital Camera (Black)

Nikon CoolPix S8000 Digital Camera (Black) - Refurbished

Used Cat.# RBNCPS8000B MFR # 26191B
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Highlights

  • High-resolution 14.2 Megapixel CCD
  • 10x, 30-300mm Equivalent Zoom
  • Slim, Narrow-profile Design
  • 3" 921,000-dot LCD
  • HD 720p Video with Stereo Sound
  • Up to ISO 3200 for Low-light Imaging
  • 4-Way VR Image Stabilization System
  • Creative Slider for Optimizing Images
  • Smart Portrait System
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Nikon 26191B overview

  • 1Description

For a camera that fits easily into your jacket pocket, the Nikon CoolPix S8000 offers an extremely broad (10x) 30-300mm equivalent zoom range coupled with 14.2 megapixels of resolving power, and a bright, 921,000-dot 3" LCD. Along with sharp, richly-toned still images, the CoolPix S8000 can also capture HD 720p video clips with stereo sound at 30 frames-per-second in lengths up to 1.5 hours long.

To ensure sharp, usable pictures under any and all lighting conditions, the CoolPix S8000 features a 4-way VR optical image stabilization system , the ability to boost ISO ratings up to 3200, a Motion Detection function that automatically adjusts the camera's shutter speed and ISO rating to compensate for fast-moving subjects, and Nikon's Best Shot Selector (BSS) that quickly captures 10 exposures and automatically edits and saves the sharpest of the batch.

For capturing the fastest of activities the CoolPix S8000 can also capture up to 20 pictures at bursts up to 11 frames-per-second (fps), or 3 fps for up to 45 exposures.

Other image-enhancing features found the Nikon CoolPix S8000 include macro shooting down to 0.4" from the front lens element, Face Priority AF for up to 12 faces, Skin Softening for more flattering portraits, Advanced Flash controls, and a Creative Slider that enables you to easily adjust the brightness, saturation, and color hue levels of your pictures in-camera.

14.2 Megapixels for stunning prints as large as 20 x 30 inches.
10x Wide-Angle Zoom-NIKKOR ED Glass Lens has a versatile zoom range from 30mm to an impressive 300mm telephoto coverage that gets you close to the action while capturing expansive landscapes. The NIKKOR ED lens is built on a proud heritage of producing precision camera optics that delivers superb color and razor-sharp results.
Extra Bright 3.0" High Resolution VGA (921,000-dot) Clear Color Display makes images and movies come alive with rich detail and improved contrast. The large LCD makes it easy to compose and share your pictures with a wide-viewing angle and anti-glare coating.
Quick Performance with ultra-fast start-up, autofocus and shooting. Sports Continuous shooting enables high-speed shooting at approximately 3 fps for images up to 45 frames.
HD Movie with HDMI Output 720p HD movie recording at 30fps and HDMI output for easy in-camera playback or on your TV or computer.
4-way VR Image Stabilization system.
Optical VR Image Stabilization by lens shift minimizes the effect of camera shake.
Motion Detection automatically detects moving subjects and adjusts shutter speed and ISO setting to compensate for camera shake and subject movement.
High ISO up to 3200 at full resolution capability helps give you better results when shooting in low light or capturing fast-moving subjects.
Nikon's original Best Shot Selector (BSS) automatically takes up to 10 shots while the shutter is pressed and saves the sharpest image.
Slim, Stylish, Metal Design packs high performance into portable convenience for the slimmest in its class. 1
Creative Slider creates pictures, in camera, the way you imagine them by simply you adjusting brightness, vividness and color hue.
Smart Portrait System includes:
  • Smile Timer and Blink Proof makes sure you'll always catch the decisive moment when your subject smiles, and Blink Proof function shoots two pictures and automatically saves the one in which the subject's eyes remain open
  • Blink Warning, when activated alerts you that the subject may have blinked and allows you to retake the photo
  • In-Camera Red-Eye Fix™ automatically fixes, while shooting, most instances of red-eye in the camera. You may never see red-eye again
  • Face-Priority AF Nikon's face-finding technology that automatically focuses on up to 12 faces
  • Skin Softening smoothes skin tone at three different levels for optimal portraits
Advanced Flash Control delivers natural flash images even when ambient or assisted lighting is typically insufficient, such as backlight or telephoto shooting.
EXPEED Image Processing ensures high-quality pictures with stunning color and sharpness. Nikon's comprehensive digital imaging processing concept incorporates the know-how and technologies accumulated throughout Nikon's long history of photographic and digital imaging development and is custom-tuned for COOLPIX. Applied optimized technologies render natural-looking pictures of incredible quality and quick response so you won't miss that special moment.
Subject Tracking will track a moving subject to ensure sharp focus. The camera will automatically track your subject - even if they temporarily move out of the frame.
Quick Retouch optimizes contrast and color vividness for beautiful images.
Scene Auto Selector automatically recognizes the scene in your picture and selects the most appropriate scene mode (6) + auto mode.
D-Lighting rescues dark or backlit images by improving brightness and detail during playback.
16 Scene Modes for optimized shooting in various settings.
Macro shooting as close as 0.4".
In the Box
Nikon CoolPix S8000 Digital Camera (Black)
  • Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL12
  • Charging AC Adapter EH-68P
  • USB Cable
  • Audio Video Cable
  • Strap
  • Software Suite CD-ROM
  • 90-Day B&H Refurbished Warranty
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    Nikon 26191B specs

    Camera Type Point-and-shoot Digital Camera
    Imaging
    Resolution Effective: 14.2MP, Recorded: 14.48MP
    Sensor 1/2.3" CCD
    Bit Depth Not Specified By Manufacturer
    File Formats JPEG, AVI
    File Size 14M (High) (4320 x 3240), 14M (4320 x 3240), 8M (3264 x 2448), 5M (2592 x 1944), 3M (2048 x 1536), PC (1024 x 768) VGA (640x480) 16:9 (4224 x 2376)
    Color Spaces sRGB
    Image Stabilization Yes
    Crop Factor N/A
    Optics
    Lens 5.4-54mm f/3.5-5.9 (35mm film equivalent: 30-300mm)
    Zoom Optical: 10x
    Digital: 2x
    Lens Mount N/A
    Focus Type Autofocus
    Focus Range Normal: 1.5' (50cm) - infinity
    Macro: 0.4" (1cm) - infinity
    Accessory Lens/Filter Mount N/A
    Shooting Controls
    Sensitivity ISO 100-3200
    Shutter Speeds 1/2000 - 8s (when ISO sensitivity is set to 100, 200, 400)
    1/2000 - 2s (when ISO sensitivity is set to 800)
    1/8000 - 1s (when ISO sensitivity is set to Auto, 1600, 3200)
    4s ( Fireworks show scene mode)
    Metering 224 - segment matrix, center-weighted
    Exposure Modes Auto, Scene
    White Balance Auto, Preset, Daylight, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Flash
    Mirror Lock-Up N/A
    Burst Capability 11 fps, up to 20 frames
    Self Timer 10 or 2 seconds
    Interval Recording No
    Remote Control No
    Flash
    Built-in Flash Yes
    Effective Flash Range Wide: 1 to 18' (0.3 to 5.47m)
    Tele: 2 to 12' (0.6 to 3.66m)
    External Flash Connection None
    Dedicated Flash System N/A
    Max Sync Speed N/A
    Memory
    Built-in Memory 32MB
    Memory Card Type SD/SDHC
    Still Images per GB Not Specified By Manufacturer
    A/V Recording
    Video Recording Yes
    Video Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels (HD) & 30 fps, 640 x 480, 320 x 240
    Video Clip Length 29 Minutes
    Audio Recording Stereo Audio with Video Only (Internal mic only)
    Viewfinder/Display
    Viewfinder Type None
    Viewfinder Coverage N/A
    Display 3" LCD
    Connectivity/System Requirements
    Connectivity HDMI, USB 2.0, A/V Out
    System & Software Requirements Windows 7, XP (SP3), Vista
    Mac OS OS X (10.3.9 or later)
    Environmental
    Operating/Storage Temperature +32 - 104°F (0 - +40°C)
    Weatherproofing None
    Durability Not Rated
    Power
    Battery Type EN-EL12 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
    Power Adapter AC Adapter EH-62F (optional)
    Physical
    Dimensions 4.1 x 2.3 x 1.1" (103 x 57 x 27mm)
    Weight 6.5 oz (183g)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.75 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.8 x 5.4 x 3.4"

    Nikon 26191B reviews

    Nikon CoolPix S8000 Digital Camera (Black) is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 88.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Expectations can create disappointment Being a Nikon I did have great expectations and no disappointments surfaced with this camera. I routinely use a Nikon D300 and bought the S8000 as a small portable travel camera for my briefcase. Just came back from Hoover Dam and took duplicate photo's with both cameras. Conditions were harsh (lightings conditions) and varied (dark tunnels with overhead lights and reflections galore). It was difficult when looking at the photo's to tell which camera took which picture. Clear sharp images with great color balance. Controls are easy to use and zoom quality was very good.
    Date published: 2010-04-07
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Recomended for Travelers :) It's great for landscape pictures and great for a quick shot. I'm going on a cruise to italy and greece, so i will be doing a lot of walking while taking pictures. It turns on and off quickly, and its ready to shoot. The flash that pops out of the camera while on flash mode is a bit irritating if you are used to holding it with both hands, but its not so bad. Picture quality is great, so are short videos that come out in HD. You can edit the pictures on the camera itslef, like skin softening, lighting, vividness exct. Its a smart camera, it can detect when people are smiling or blinking and will automatically retake the picture if someone blinks.
    Date published: 2010-08-05
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Improvement over the 630 It's ready to go in about 2 seconds; unit is a little wider & heavier than the 630, but not uncomfortable. Have shot landscape, children, etc. and the focus identifies quickly, reaady to take before the shot is lost. Colors are true; 10x zoom is a treat. You can make some changes to the shooting menu, but remember its not a DSLR. It's a stick in your pocket & take with, that give very good pics.
    Date published: 2010-03-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding Point & Shoot Having been seriously involved in photography for about 30 years, I have seen many innovations come and go. In preparing to do some out of country touring, I did not want to haul my D3 along. I can safely say I was blown away regarding the capabilities of this fine little camera. Great build and image quality are just the start. There is something for everybody from beginners to seasoned pros.
    Date published: 2010-03-27
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome quality; Many features It has a pre-set scene mode for almost every application. The camera is very user friendly. I've only had it a week, but most features are intuitive. Only drawback is that the battery must be in the camera to charge. No external battery charger included.
    Date published: 2010-06-10
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent Choice Nice little camera, easy to carry and snap. Great pictures. Two drawbacks which I found are, (1.) the flash light is on the top right of the camera. which pops up in auto mode/flash mode. While taking pictures we all hold this type of point and shoot cameras using our both hands, which blocks poping up the flash light for this model. Hope you all got what I mean. (2.) Some times the camera doesn't focus image to the right focal length. Eventhough we press the button half way to focus the image we get blurred pictures.
    Date published: 2010-06-06
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Nikon S8000 I was expecting more, given the hype and the wait. The lag is better than most pocket cameras i have, but not great. i am spoiled by nikon's dslrs, though. maybe there is not one to come close. The flash, i feel, is poor design. with it popping up when called upon, it presents a problem if you happen to have your hand where it sits, which is where you would normally be holding it. if your fingers are on the left side and a flash is needed, it simply does not exert enough pressure to give you the hint it needs to come up. It will pop up after you release your hold, then becoming vulnerable to damage. also, you can easily press or inadvertently twirl the rotary dial when you did not mean to change a setting. the idea is clever, but as a low light camera, it is possible to change settings you did not mean to change. might be good if there was a button lock on the rotary. photo quality is good. phot
    Date published: 2010-03-25
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good pocket camara with video I have a D300s for my normal photography. I bought this for back up, and for convenient photos. S8000 has the great zoom, and image stabilization. The size is very small to fit the shirt pocket. it is quiet when you take a photo or video. So people around would not notice you. The video of 720p taking is also very easy. 29 mins video is good enough for most situations. The image is acceptable but not as good as a DSLR, the start up time is about 1 second, which is also acceptable. The fast photo of 11fps and 3fps is only for small size images, which is not very attractive for me. I would rather use 720p video for motion taking. The LCD display is very good, so you can clearly see if you take a bad photo with the amplify zoom. I use a 16G SDHC card and works fine. It shows 2000+ for 14M* photo sand 3000 for 14M photos. Good enough for several days travel.
    Date published: 2010-03-26
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