Nikon Coolpix S8000 Review

March 3, 2010 | Mark Goldstein |


Image Sensor Type
Sensor Size
1/2.3 in.
Total Pixels
14.48 million
Effective Pixels
14.2 million
Image Area (pixels)
4320 x 3240(14M)
3264 x 2448(8M)
2592 x 1944(5M)
2048 x 1536(3M)
1024 x 768(PC)
640 x 480(VGA)
4224 x 2376(16:9)
Vibration Reduction
Lens shift VR
LCD Monitor Size
3 in. diagonal
LCD Monitor Type
wide-viewing angle TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating
LCD Monitor Resolution
921,000 Dots
ISO Sensitivity
ISO 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, Auto (auto gain ISO 100-1600), Fixed range auto (ISO 100-400, 100-800)
Storage Media
Not compatible with Multi Media Cards (MMC).
Internal Memory
Approx. 32MB
Hi-speed USB
Lens Zoom
Lens Specification
5.4-54.0mm (equivalent with 35mm [135] format picture angle: 30-300mm); f/3.5-5.6; Digital zoom: up to 2x (35mm [135] format picture angle: 600mm)
Focus Range

50 cm (1 ft. 8 in.) to infinity (∞), Macro mode: 1 cm (0.4 in.) to infinity (∞)

Battery Type
Battery / Batteries
Nikon EN-EL12 Lithium-ion Battery
AC Adapter
Charging AC Adapter EH-68P
EH-62F AC Adapter (optional)
Battery Charger
MH-65 Battery Charger
Battery Life (shots per charge)
EN-EL12: 210shots

Based on CIPA industry standard for measuring life of camera batteries. Measured at 23°C (73°F); zoom adjusted with each shot, built-in flash fired with every other shot, image mode set to Normal.
Approx. Dimensions
Height: 2.3 in. (57.0mm)
Width: 4.1 in. (103.0mm)
Depth: 1.1 in. (27.3mm)

excluding projections. Method of noting dimensions and weight is in accordance with CIPA DCG-005-2009 guideline.
Approx. Weight
6.5 oz. (183g)
with battery and SD memory card
Supplied Software
Software Suite CD-ROM
Optional Accessories
AC Adapter EH-62F, Battery Charger MH-65
Supplied Accessories
  • Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL12
  • Charging AC Adapter EH-68P
  • USB Cable UC-E6
  • Audio Video Cable EG-CP14
  • Strap AN-CP19
  • Software Suite CD-ROM