Inputs and Outputs Notes
Overview: The Nikon Coolpix S800c allows you to create
beautiful photos and Full HD videos and instantly share them right from your
camera using the built-in Wi-Fi. In addition, the unit has a built-in GPS
receiver, Bluetooth, and a large 3.5" LCD touchscreen monitor.
3.5" OLED Touchscreen Monitor: The Coolpix S800c
has a huge 3.5" TFT OLED touchscreen monitor, featuring
approximately 819,000 dots, and an anti-reflection coating. Similar to a
smartphone or tablet, touch panel actions
such as tapping, touching and holding, dragging, spreading/pinching, and
flicking can be used to control most operations of the camera.
Note: There is no separate viewfinder on the camera.
Image Sensor: The Coolpix S800c features a
1/2.3" CMOS image sensor with a total pixel count of approximately 16.79-million pixels. The effective pixel count is 16.0-million.
Optics: The Coolpix S800c uses a 10x NIKKOR
glass lens for superb image quality. The 4.5-45mm lens has an angle of view equivalent
to that of a 25-250mm lens in 35mm photography. Coupled with the 4x digital zoom, the
camera's total zoom capability is 40x. The angle of view is equivalent to that
of an approximately 1000mm lens (35mm format).
Built-in Wi-Fi: The camera has built-in Wi-Fi (compliant
with 802.11b/g/n) with a range of approximately 65 yards, and a data rate of up
to 25 Mbps. When you are connected to a wireless LAN, you can take your photos
and videos and email them to friends, post them on Facebook, upload them to my
Picturetown, or wirelessly transfer them to your laptop. Once you have backed up
your memory card contents to your computer, you can delete them and resume
shooting right away.
Android Smart Device: The Coolpix S800c can operate on the
Android Operating System (version 2.3.3), which means the camera can double as
an Android smart device. You can download your favorite Android apps from Google
Play, and use the 3.5" high-resolution touchscreen to check your email and
Facebook, view photos and videos from your friends, browse the web, and stream
Built-in GPS: The Coolpix S800c has a built-in GPS receiver
that allows you to attach location data to your photos. This data allows you to
show exactly where every photo and video was taken.. You can share this
information when you post photos to Facebook, or upload geotagged photos and
movie files to Nikon's my Picturetown photo sharing site, Google Earth mapping
service, and Nikon ViewNX 2 software.
Bluetooth: The camera features Bluetooth wireless technology
(ver 2.1+EDR) to allow you to enjoy movies recorded with sound on a
Bluetooth-compatible audio device, such as headphones. The Coolpix 800c supports
A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile).
Vibration Reduction: The Nikon
Coolpix S800c offers Vibration Reduction (VR) to reduce blurring caused by camera shake when shooting.
The camera can use the optical (lens-shift) method only or Hybrid VR. The Hybrid
method combines optical vibration reduction with additional image processing
with electronic vibration reduction to further reduce the effects of camera
Recording Media: The Coolpix S800c uses SD and SDHC memory cards to record still images and HD movies. In addition, the
S800c has a built-in
1.7 GB internal memory for saving images.
Note: SDXC cards are not compatible. An additional 680 MB
of internal memory is available for saving applications.
File Formats: The Coolpix S800c records still images in JPEG
format. HD and SD movies are recorded in MOV format (Video: H.264; Audio: AAC
stereo). You have a choice of eight still image size options and eight movie
- Still Images:
- 16M (high image quality): 4608 x 3456 (1:4
- 16M: 4608 x 3456 (1:8 compression)
- 8M: 3264 x 2448 (1:8 compression)
- 4M: 2272 x 1704 (1:8 compression)
- 2M: 1600 x 1200 (1:8 compression)
- 16:9 12M: 4608 x 2592 (1:8 compression)
- 16:9 2M: 1920 x 1080 (1:8 compression)
- HD 1080p 1920 x 1080: Bit Rate: 14 Mbps
- HD 1080p 1920 x 1080: Bit Rate: 12 Mbps
- HD 720p 1280 x 720: Bit Rate: 9 Mbps
- VGA 640 x 480: Bit Rate: 3 Mbps
- High Speed Movie Options:
- HS 240 fps (320 x 240): 1/8 speed playback (record up
to 10 sec; playback 80 sec)
- HS 120 fps (640 x 480): 1/4 speed playback (record up
to 15 sec; playback 1 min)
- HS 60 fps (1280 x 720): 1/2 speed playback (record up
to 30 sec; playback 1 min)
- HS 15 fps (1920 x 1080): 2x speed playback (record up
to 2 min; playback 1 min)
Shooting Modes: Using the camera's Touchscreen Menu, you can
select from the following shooting modes:
- Easy Auto: The camera automatically selects the optimum
- Auto: Used for general photography; allows you to
adjust a variety of settings to suit the conditions.
- Scene: You can select a scene with settings optimized
for that type of scene: Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night portrait,
Party/indoor, Beach, Snow, Sunset, Dusk/dawn, Night landscape, Close-up,
Food, Fireworks show, Black & White, Backlighting, Easy Panorama, and Pet
- Special Effects: Choose from 5 different effects: Soft,
Sepia, High Contrast Monochrome, High Key and Low Key.
- Smart Portrait: Camera detects human faces and
automatically releases the shutter when they smile. A skin softening option
makes faces smoother.
- Movie: Shoot movies with sound.
Self-timer: The camera is equipped with a 10-second
self-timer for self-portraits
or a 2-second to prevent camera shake caused by pressing the shutter release
Flash: The built-in flash has a range of
1'-8" to 18' (Wide angle) and 3'-4" to 10' (Telephoto). You can choose from the following flash modes:
Auto, Auto (with Red-eye reduction), Fill Flash, Slow Sync, and Off.
Playback Menu: You can view photos one at a
time in full frame, or in a Thumbnail Playback of 6, 12, or 20 images. You can
also zoom in to magnify a single image up to 10x. When playing back movies, you
can pause/resume, rewind/advance, and adjust volume. Other playback menu options
include: Slide Show, Protect, Print Order, Retouch, and Copy (between internal
memory and memory card).
Power Requirements: The Coolpix S800c is powered by a
supplied rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery (EN-EL12). The battery is charged in
the camera using the supplied EH-69P AC adapter and UC-E6 USB cable. The
supplied rechargeable battery will last up to approximately 140 shots or 40
minutes of HD movie recording on one charge. A fully-exhausted battery charges
in about 4 hours.
Standby Mode: When the camera is operated on battery power,
the Standby mode greatly reduces power consumption. When the power switch is
pressed, the camera enters Standby mode. Pressing the power switch again wakes
up the camera for immediate recording or playback. After a certain amount of
time, the camera turns off. You can set the shut down timer duration to 1 hour,
3 hours, 5 hours, 8 hours, 12 hours, or Off.
Inputs and Outputs Notes
HDMI: The Coolpix 800c has a mini-HDMI (Type C) output for
connecting the camera to an HDTV for still image and movie playback. The image
resolution of the HDMI output can be set to Auto, 480p, 720p, or 1080i.
Output: The camera features a single proprietary jack for connecting the supplied USB cable. This output allows you
to download your photos to your computer or printer via USB using the supplied
USB cable. The USB interface is USB 2.0 Hi-Speed compatible.
ViewNX2: The Nikon ViewNX 2 software is downloadable from
the Nikon website (URL provided in the supplied Quick Start Guide and
downloadable Reference Manual). The ViewNX software
contains the following applications:
- Nikon Transfer 2: to transfer pictures from the camera to the computer
- ViewNX 2: for viewing, editing and printing your images
- Nikon Movie Editor: for basic editing of transferred
System Requirements: The supplied software will work with
the following Windows and Macintosh Operating Systems:
- Windows 7: Home Basic, Home Premium,
Professional, Enterprise, Ultimate (Service Pack 1)
- Windows Vista: Home Basic, Home Premium, Business,
Enterprise, Ultimate (Service Pack 2)
- Windows XP: Home Edition, Professional (Service Pack
- MAC OS X Versions: 10.6.8, 10.7.4