Nikon Coolpix S2800: Featuring a 20.1MP Image Sensor and 5X Optical Zoom, under 6K
Nikon has launched the Coolpix S2800 long back that can now be purchased from the leading online retail stores in black color. Priced at 5,699INR, this camera is certainly one of the more affordable options for the pixel peepers. Purple, Red and Silver colors are also available and here is more about this promising compact:
The Coolpix S2800 packs in the 20.1MP image sensor, featuring the 1/ 2.3 inch layout. The Coolpix S2800 features the Expeed C2 image processing engine, offering better low-light shooting options. In terms of resolution, the Coolpix S2800 offers 5152x3864 as the maximum limit, followed by the VGA format in 480p. This camera boasts of the scene auto selector that allows one to set the targets with the 32 quick effects in store. 12 retouch effects are also included for editing the existing snapshots. In terms of ISO sensitivity, the Coolpix S2800 offers an extended range of 80-3200, even suited for the low-light conditions. This camera offers custom white balance modes besides the supported aspect ratios in 1:1 and 16:9. One can lower down the image sensor for suiting the pixel based requirements, suited for resolutions like 3468x2736 at 10megapixels and 1600x1200 for 2 megapixels. Manual ISO limit is 3200, meant for the low-light clicks which aren’t as sharp as expected.
Focus and Optics
The Coolpix S2800 features the NIKKOR lens kit bundled along with the equivalent focal range of 26-130mm. The translated focal range on offer is 4.6-23.0mm. The 35mm range offers the digital zoom magnification limit of 520mm. Normal focus range on offer is 50cm for the Coolpix S2800. Autofocus is supported in addition to the several featured modes like Live View, tracking and many more. In terms of lens aperture, the Coolpix S2800 offers a range of F3.2-F6.5. Macro mode is another added feature, ranging from 10cm to infinity. Optical zooming limit for the Coolpix S2800 is 5X, paired along with autofocus. Digital zoom is also supported for up to 4X. Manual focus seems to be missing with this camera.
In terms of screen resolution, the 2.7 inch panel offers 230K dots. The TFT LCD monitor lacks a viewfinder and touch support but the Live View is supported. Video display resolution for the same is 1280x720 pixels.
Photography and Videography
Motion detection for the stills is supported by the Coolpix S2800 besides the built-in scene modes. Besides the stills, electronic vibration reduction can be applied to the videos that are recorded in HD or 720p. The One-touch feature associated with the Coolpix S2800 further enhances the credibility of the same. Other notable specs include the smart portrait system followed by the motion blur reduction and the advanced glamour retouch schemes.
Connectivity and Storage
The Coolpix S2800 boasts of Hi-speed USB connectivity for faster file transfers. Internal memory can be upgraded via the SD, SDHC and SDXC digital cards.
Build and Battery
The Coolpix S2800 weighs 120g and measures 19.80mm in terms of thickness. Powering the same is a Lithium EL19 battery, supporting up to 250 shots on a single charge.