Nikon Coolpix S8000

  • Nikon Coolpix S8000
74
Based on 38 scores, 54 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    3
  • Good:
    18
  • Average:
    10
  • Bad:
    7

Pros:

  • Above average image quality, Very good zoom range, Good Image Stabilization, Sharp screen with good visibility, USB charging
  • Slim and stylish with large detailed screen, Dedicated video shooting button, HDMI output, Stereo audio mics, Can recharge from computer over USB.
  • Compact Size, Attractive finish and good build quality, Plenty of functions to assist picture taking, Bright three inch screen, Vibration reduction, Effective metering system

Cons:

  • Image sharpness and details could be better, Some purple fringing, No optical zoom during video recording
  • Slightly soft lens at both wide-angle and telephoto, Left side of our sample was soft at middle focal lengths, 14-megapixel sensor does not deliver the same detail as a 12-megapixel design, Heavy anti-noise processing softens detail even at low ISOs, H...

Expert reviews and ratings

By PCWorld India on 75

The Coolpix S8000 has a simple compact design despite its 10x optical zoom and it captures above average quality images. Its nice set of features at mid-range prices make it a good option for travel zoom camera but its rather slow shot-to-shot...

By Trusted Reviews on 80

Long-zoom compact cameras, also often called travel cameras, are a big growth area of the digital camera market. Nearly all of the main manufacturers now produce compact cameras with zoom lenses of 10x magnification or greater, models such as...

By IT Reviews on -

A quick scan of the Web reveals prices as low as £180 for Nikon's stylish 10x ultra-zoom compact, and despite a few design questions the overall handling, performance and image quality should make this a highly popular member of the COOLPIX...

By The Imaging Resource on -

The Coolpix S8000 made a good first impression on me -- but with a high resolution 3.0-inch LCD that wasn't hard to do. As I shot with it, it kept impressing me -- and that was no easy feat. At first I stuck to what I know: Auto mode (or Program...

By Camera Labs on 81

Nikon COOLPIX S8000 verdict 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...

By Digital Photography School on -

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...

By ePHOTOzine on 80

In an ever more crowded market for high zoom compact cameras, it is becoming increasingly more difficult to sort the wheat from the chaff. In this case, the S8000 performs well enough to be suitable for those looking for a convenient compact with the...

By Expert Reviews on 60

Keenly priced for a stylish camera with a fantastic LCD screen, but photographic options are limited and image quality is below average...

By PCWorld on 60

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....

By DigitalCameraReview on -

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,...

By cnet on 72

A nice design and a couple extra features keep the Nikon Coolpix S8000 from being an also-ran compact...

By Digital Camera Buyer on 60

The S8000’s inexplicable start-up lag, average image quality and slow Burst mode spoil what is otherwise a solid first pocket travel-zoom camera from...

By CNET UK on 62

If specifications were all that counted, the Nikon Coolpix S8000 would be right up there with the best compact superzooms, but its 14.2-megapixel sensor produces mushy, over-processed detail, and its 10x zoom is second-division at best. It's not...

By CIOL on -

The Nikon S8000 has been touted as the world's slimmestwide-angle super zoom camera. Currently in its class, it is the lightest andslimmest camera to offer a 10X optical zoom. Although there are a lot of thesepoint & shoot cameras now available...

By infoSync World on -

Will Ashton Kutcher sell you a Nikon Coolpix S8000? Read our full review...

By Computeractive on 80

Crammed with features, the S8000 more than justifies its price...

By T3 Magazine on 80

A well built, intuitive camera with a great lens. Perfect for anyone who wants a reliable...

By Digital Trends on 80

Nikon’s S8000 digital camera snaps superb 14-megapixel still shots from a compact, attractive body, but at less than one shot per second, you had better not be in a...

By CNET Asia on 72

The Coolpix S8000 is a no-frills long-zoom compact that will appeal to beginners....

By Gadling on -

The new Nikon Coolpix S8000 is another new camera in the 2010 Nikon lineup. Last week we showed you the new P800 ultra-zoom, but travelers looking for a more compact camera may be interested in the S8000. The S8000 is currently the slimmest 10x...