Nikon Coolpix S810c Review

May 21, 2014 | Matt Grayson |


Image sensor 1/2.3-in. type CMOS; Total pixels: approx. 16.79 million
Lens NIKKOR lens with 12x optical zoom
Focal length 4.5 - 54.0 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 25–300 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
f/-number f/3.3–6.3
Lens construction 9 elements in 7 groups (1 ED lens element)
Digital zoom Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 1200 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
Vibration reduction Lens-shift and Electronic VR (still pictures), Lens-shift VR (movies)
Motion blur reduction Motion detection (still pictures)
Autofocus Contrast-detect AF
Focus range [W]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinity, [T]: Approx. 1.5 m (5 ft) to infinity. Macro close-up mode: Approx. 2 cm (0.8 in.) to infinity (wide-angle position). (All distances measured from center of front surface of lens).
Focus-area selection Face priority, auto (9-area automatic selection), center, manual (focus area can be selected using the touch panel), subject tracking, target finding AF
Monitor 9.4 cm (3.7in.) diagonal, widescreen, TFT LCD monitor (touch panel) with anti-reflection coating. Approx. 1229k-dot, 9-level brightness adjustment
Frame coverage (shooting mode) Approx. 98% horizontal and 98% vertical (compared to actual image)
Frame coverage (playback mode) Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical (compared to actual image)
Storage media microSDHC, microSDXC. Internal memory spaces available for saving images: approx. 1.1 GB, available for saving applications: approx. 1 GB (varying depending on the country or region)
File system DCF, Exif 2.3 and DPOF compliant
File formats Still pictures: JPEG. Comments: TXT. Movies: MOV (video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, audio: LPCM stereo)
Image size (pixels) 16M (high image quality) [4608 x 3456]. 16M [4608 x 3456]. 8M [3264 x 2448]. 4M [2272 x 1704]. 2M [1600 x 1200]. VGA [640 x 480]. 16:9 (12M) [4608 x 2592]. 16:9 (2M) [1920 x 1080]. 1:1 (12M) [3456 x 3456]
ISO sensitivity ISO 125–1600. ISO 3200 (available in auto mode)
Exposure metering Matrix, center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x), spot (digital zoom 2x or more)
Exposure control Programmed auto exposure and exposure compensation (–2.0 – +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)
Shutter Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter
Shutter speed 1/2000-1 s. 1/4000 s (maximum speed during high-speed continuous shooting) 4 s (Fireworks show scene mode)
Self-timer modes Can be selected from 10 and 2 second durations
Aperture Electronically-controlled ND filter (–2 AV) selection
Aperture range 2 steps (f/3.3 and f/6.6 [W])
Flash range (approx.) [W]: 0.5–5.5 m (1 ft 8 in.–18 ft). [T]: 1.0–3.0 m (3 ft 4 in.–9 ft)
Flash control TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
Interface Hi-Speed USB equivalent
Data Transfer Protocol Mass storage
HDMI output Can be selected from Auto, 480p, 720p, and 1080i
Audio input Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5-mm diameter; plug-in power supported)
Audio output Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5-mm diameter)
GPS Receiver frequency 1575.42 MHz (C/A code), geodetic system WGS 84
I/O terminal Headset connector, Micro-USB connector, HDMI Micro connector (Type D)
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) standards IEEE 802.11b/g/n (standard wireless LAN protocol), WPS 2.0 (certified compliant with Wi-Fi Alliance standards), ARIB STD-T66 (standard for low power data communications systems)
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) communications protocols IEEE 802.11b: DBPSK, DQPSK, CCK. IEEE 802.11g: OFDM. IEEE 802.11n: OFDM
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) operating frequency 2412-2462 MHz (1-11 channels)
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) range (line of sight) Approx. 60 m (65 yd)
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) data rates (actual measured values) IEEE 802.11b: 5 Mbps. IEEE 802.11g: 20 Mbps. IEEE 802.11n: 25 Mbps
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) security WPA/WPA2/WEP
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) access protocols Infrastructure
Processor Cortex-A9
Memory Internal storage: Approx. 4 GB. RAM: Approx. 1 GB
Operating system Android 4.2.2
Supported languages Arabic, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Power sources One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL23 (included). AC Adapter EH-67A (available separately)
Charging time Approx. 3 hours 45 minutes (with Charging AC Adapter EH-71P when battery is fully discharged)
Battery life¹ Approx. 270 shots when using EN-EL23
Actual battery life for movie recording² Approx. 1 hour 10 minutes when using EN-EL23
Tripod socket 1/4 in. (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (W x H x D) 113 x 63.5 x 27.5 mm (4.5 x 2.5 x 1.1in.) (excluding projections)
Weight Approx. 216g (7.7 oz) (including battery and memory card)
Temperature 0°C – 40°C (32°F – 104°F)
Humidity 85% or less (no condensation)