Nikon CoolPix S80 14.1 Megapixel Digital Camera with 5x Optical Zoom, 4x Digital Zoom, 3.5" LCD, 5-way VR Image Stabilization System, Red

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About Nikon S80

High style meets high tech with the debut of the ultra- slim, Touch Control Nikon CoolPix S80. A large, bright 3.5-inch Ultra-High Resolution (819,000-dot) Organic LED (OLED) Clear Color Display provides touch control of camera functions and the display's wide viewing angle and anti-glare coating make for bright, brilliant image composition, viewing and sharing.

The 14.1-megapixel S80 features a 5x Wide Zoom-NIKKOR ED lens, HD (720p) stereo sound movie recording and creative image editing functions, including the ability to write or draw on the image. The S80 also offers VR Image Stabilization and high sensitivity up to ISO 6400. In a variety of colors, the stylish COOLPIX S80 is as beautiful as the pictures it takes.

Nikon S80 Features

  • 14.1-megapixel CCD sensor for stunning images.
  • 5x Wide-Angle Optical Zoom-NIKKOR ED Glass Lens: Versatile 35-175mm lens ranges wide to capture landscapes, zooms in to get close to the action. In the NIKKOR tradition of precision optics, the high-quality ED glass lens delivers superb color and razor-sharp results.
  • 5-way VR Image Stabilization System
  • Optical VR Image Stabilization by lens shift minimizes the effects of camera shake.
  • Hybrid VR Image stabilization by lens shift and electronic VR.
  • Motion Detection automatically detects moving subjects and adjusts shutter speed and ISO to compensate for camera shake and subject movement.
  • High ISO up to 6400 for optimum results when shooting in low light or photographing fast-moving subjects.
  • Nikon's Best Shot Selector (BSS) automatically takes up to ten shots while the shutter is pressed, then selects and saves the sharpest image.
  • EXPEED C2: continues to expand the possibilities of photography with improved levels of image quality, fine detail and processing speed. Custom-optimized for each COOLPIX model, Nikon's renowned digital image processing engine ensures outstanding images.
  • ISO can be set as high as 6400 (3M or smaller images)
  • In-camera Picture editing include Quick Retouch, Active D-Lighting, Soft Focus, Selective Color, Cross Screen, Fish-eye effect, Miniature effect and more.
  • Touch Control Display makes it easy to write or draw on the large Display.
  • Built-in Slide Show with Music.
  • Subject Tracking track a moving subject to ensure sharp focus.
  • Smile Timer automatically releases the shutter when your subject smiles.
  • In-Camera Red-Eye Fix automatically corrects most instances of red-eye as you shoot. You may never see red-eye again.
  • Face-Priority AF. Nikon's face-finding technology automatically detects up to 12 faces.
  • Skin Softening smoothes skin tones at three different levels for optimal portraits; can be applied while shooting or during playback.
  • Blink Proof automatically takes two sequential shots and saves the one in which your subject's eyes are open.
  • Blink Warning alerts you if a subject has blinked.
  • 17 Scene modes automatically adjusts camera settings for specific scenes
  • Easy Auto Mode automatically recognizes the scene you're shooting and selects the most appropriate scene mode; offers six scene modes plus auto.
  • Macro shooting as close as 2.8 inches.
  • HD (720p) Movie with Stereo and HDMI Output, optical Zoom control and stereo sound recording. HDMI output allows easy in-camera playback or convenient playback on HD-TV or computer.
  • 3.5-inch Ultra-High Resolution (819,000-dot) Organic LED (OLED) Clear Color Display

Nikon S80 Specifications

Compact Digital Camera
Effective Pixels
14.1 million
Image Sensor
1/2.3-in. type CCD
Total Pixels
14.48 million (approx.)
5x optical zoom, NIKKOR ED glass lens
Lens Focal Length
6.3-31.5mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 35-175mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
Lens f/-number
Lens Construction
13 elements in 10 groups
Digital Zoom
Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 700mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
Vibration Reduction
Combination of image-sensor shift and electronic VR (still pictures)
Lens-shift (movies)
Autofocus (AF)
Contrast-detect AF
Autofocus (AF) Focus range (from lens)
[W]: 30cm (1ft.) to 8 (approx.)
[T]: 50cm (1ft. 8in.) to 8 (approx.)
Macro mode: 7 cm (2.8 in.) to 8 [W]
Unless otherwise stated, all figures are for a camera with a fully-charged Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL10 operated at an ambient temperature of 25°C (77 °F).
Autofocus (AF) Focus-area selection
Face priority
Auto (9-area automatic selection)
Manual (focus area can be selected using the touch panel)
Subject tracking
Monitor Size
3.5 in. diagonal
Monitor Type
OLED (touch panel)
Anti-reflection coating
5-level brightness adjustment
Monitor Resolution
Monitor Frame coverage (shooting mode)
97% horizontal (Approx.)
97% vertical (Approx.)
(compared to actual picture)
Monitor Frame coverage (playback mode)
100% horizontal (Approx.)
100% vertical (Approx.)
(compared to actual picture)
Storage Media
SD memory card
SDHC memory card
SDXC memory card
79MB internal memory (approx.)
Unless otherwise stated, all figures are for a camera with a fully-charged Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL10 operated at an ambient temperature of 25°C (77°F).
Storage File System
EXIF 2.2
DPOF compliant
Storage File formats
Still pictures: JPEG
Sound files (Voice Memo): WAV
Movies: MOV (Video:MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC stereo)
Movie Modes
Movie file format: MPEG-4 AVC H.264
Audio file format: AAC stereo
HD: 1280 x 720p / 30fps
Standard TV: 640 x 480 / 30fps
Small Size: 320 x 240 / 30fps
Image Size (pixels)
4352 x 3264 (14M)
3264 x 2448 (8M)
2592 x 1944 (5M)
2048 x 1536 (3M)
1024 x 768 (PC)
640 x 480 (VGA)
3968 x 2232 (16:9)
Unless otherwise stated, all figures are for a camera with a fully-charged Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL10 operated at an ambient temperature of 25 °C (77 °F).
ISO Sensitivity
Auto (auto gain ISO 80-800)
Fixed range auto (ISO 80-200, 80-400)
Unless otherwise stated, all figures are for a camera with a fully-charged Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL10 operated at an ambient temperature of 25 °C (77 °F).
Exposure Metering
256-segment matrix, center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2X)
Spot (digital zoom 2X or more)
Exposure Control
Programmed auto exposure with motion detection
Exposure compensation (-2.0 to +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)
Exposure Range (auto mode)
[W]: 0.7 to 16.9 EV
[T]: 1.6 to 17.7 EV
(exposure values achieved with automatic ISO sensitivity adjustment converted to ISO 100 values)
Mechanical and charge-coupled electronic shutter
Shutter Speed
1/1500-2 sec.
4 sec. (when scene mode is set to Fireworks show)
Electronically-controlled ND filter (-2.3 AV) insertion
Aperture Range
2 steps (f/3.6 and f/8.1 [W])
Can be selected from 10 and 2 seconds duration
Built-in flash Range (approx.)
(ISO sensitivity: Auto)
[W]: 0.5 to 4.0m (1 ft. 8 in. to 13 ft.)
[T]: 0.5 to 2.5m (1ft. 8in. to 8ft. 2in.)
Built-in Flash Control
TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
Hi-speed USB
Interface Data transfer protocol
Video Output
HDMI Output
Can be selected from:
I/O terminal
Audio/video (A/V) output
Digital I/O (USB)
HDMI mini connector (Type C) (HDMI output)
Supported Languages
Arabic, Czech, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish
Power Sources
One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL10 (supplied)
AC Adapter EH-62D (available separately)
Charging Time
3 hours (when using Charging AC Adapter EH-68P and when no charge remains)(Approx.)
Battery Type
Battery Life (shots per charge)
Still pictures: Approx. 150 shots
Movies: Approx. 1 h 5 min (HD 720p (1280®720))
Tripod Socket
1/4 (ISO 1222)
Operating environment
Temperature: 0 to 40°C (32 to 104°F)
Humidity: Less than 85% (no condensation)
Approx. Dimensions
Height: 2.5 in. (62.6mm)
Width: 3.9 in. (98.8mm)
Depth: 0.7 in. (16.5mm)
(excluding projections)
Approx. Weight
4.7 oz. (133g) (including battery and SD memory card)
Mfr #

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Reviewed by 3 customers

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CoolPix is a CoolCamera!


I bought this camera for my wife and she loves the ease of use and the handy size. I find the icons a bit small for my large fingers...I frequently hit more than one at a time and must use a good deal of care.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)


Best Point & Shoot I've Owned


I bought this camera as a surprise Christmas gift for my wife and I'm now a hero. This camera does it all - and exceptionally well. It is small, lightweight, easy to use, takes excellent pix/video, and has very good battery life. This will be the purse/pocket camera that goes everywhere with us - highly recommended.


Awesome camera


Love that it is so small to put into your purse. Takes great pictures!!! Love it

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