Nikon Coolpix S800c Wi-Fi Compact Camera with Android OS

| August 30, 2012
Nikon Coolpix S800c Wi-fi compact camera with Android operating system

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Nikon has announced the Nikon Coolpix S800c, the world’s first Wi-Fi compact digital camera to incorporate an Android Operating System (OS). With the Nikon S800c, users can now connect with their social networks directly through the camera’s wireless connection, as well as benefit from the advantages offered by the Android Operating System.

What sets the Nikon Coolpix S800c compact camera apart from current connected devices is the focus on the quality of images that people can share. The Nikon Coolpix S800c features a 16MP BSI CMOS sensor offering enhanced low light performance, coupled with a 10x optical Nikkor zoom lens (25-250mm in 35mm terms) that features Nikon’s VR optical image stabilization technology to assist in delivering blur-free photos and stable HD video while shooting handheld.

The Nikon Coolpix S800c compact camera’s connection features allow users to connect, browse and upload to their social networks, including Google+™, Facebook and Twitter. Photgraphers can also take advantage of the camera’s Android technology to surf the web or even download applications and games onto their S800c. Just like a smartphone or tablet device, the S800c offers the ability to run camera-specific photo and video applications.

The Nikon Coolpix S800c compact digital camera makes it easy to capture Full HD 1080p HD video with full stereo sound. Video clips can be instantly uploaded to popular video sites such as YouTube™ and Vimeo®.

You can also easily keep track of your travels with the camera’s built-in GPS tagging capability. The Nikon Coolpix S800c will be available in September 2012 in both White and Black for a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $379.95

The Nikon COOLPIX S800c is available to order from Amazon (US).

Nikon Coolpix S800c compact digital camera back view

Nikon Coolpix S800c Compact Camera Major Features

The power of Android OS: download any application from Google Play straight to your camera. Take advantage of photo apps, social media apps, games and much more.

Share your world: the Nikon Coolpix S800c easily connects to the Internet via Wi-Fi. Upload photos and movies to social media and photo sites, or transfer images directly to your smartphone or tablet.

Back-illuminated 16-MP CMOS sensor: this highly sensitive image sensor works with the EXPEED processor to deliver clear photos and movies in any light. Enjoy sharing stunning images on any platform.

High quality images: the Nikkor wide-angle 10x optical zoom lens (25–250mm) with ED glass delivers enhanced sharpness and color whether you’re shooting up close or from some distance away.

Touch control: as sensitive as the best smartphones, the anti-reflective, ultra-high resolution 3.5-inch OLED (819k-dot) touch screen with wide viewing angle makes operating the Nikon Coolpix S800c a breeze.

Do more with Android: with hundreds of thousands of Google Play apps at your fingertips, you could read a party invite from a friend, download directions, upload the best new photo filters to use at the party, and play a game when traveling: all on your camera. The possibilities are endless.

Nikon Coolpix S800c compact digital camera top view

Built-in GPS: record the exact location (latitude and longitude) where you took your photo as a geotag in the image data (Exif). Compatible with any Google¹ application that requires GPS.

Full HD (1080p) movie with stereo sound: easily record life in motion. You can use the 10x optical zoom with autofocus when filming, and record slow- or fast-motion movies using recording speeds up to 240 fps (VGA).

Lens-shift Vibration Reduction: capture steady photos and movies thanks to Nikon’s automatic vibration reduction technology, which counters the effects of camera shake in real time.

Anti-blur: High ISO (up to 3200) light sensitivity reduces blurred images in low light. Motion detection compensates for camera and subject movement. Best shot selector (BSS) selects the sharpest of up to 10 sequential shots.

Backlighting HDR: delivers detailed images of high-contrast scenes.

Easy Panorama 360°/180°: move the camera vertically or horizontally to create dynamic panoramas.

Continuous mode (8.1 fps): capture sharp shots of the action at a fast eight frames-per-second.

1.7 GB internal memory: space is reserved for your photos, movies and any applications you download. When you need more space, the camera is compatible with SD/SDHC cards (up to 32 GB).

EXPEED C2 image processing system: provides enhanced movie recording, high-sensitivity performance and maximum image quality.

USB and AC charging: the camera can be charged from your computer with the USB cable included or via a regular power outlet.

Nikon Coolpix S800c Wi-Fi compact camera powered by Android operating system

Nikon Coolpix S800c Wi-Fi Compact Camera Press Release

Press Release: – Today, Nikon Inc. announced the innovative COOLPIX S800c, Nikon’s first Wi-Fi compact digital camera to incorporate Nikon’s powerful camera imaging technologies and the boundless capabilities of an Android Operating System (OS). Designed for the always connected individual, the S800c delivers the high picture quality and superior performance expected from a Nikon camera coupled with communication functions and app-based versatility of a smartphone or tablet.

The new S800c answers the call for users who need the ability to capture photos and HD video with amazing clarity and color, yet offers a familiar portal to connect to social networks and popular imaging applications through an Android Operating System. With the introduction of the S800c, beautiful images can now be confidently and quickly shared with friends and family.

“With the new COOLPIX S800c, Nikon designed a camera for users looking to capture stunning images and videos with a compact digital camera but also want to share their content with their friends and family in a familiar way,” said Bo Kajiwara, Vice President of Marketing, Planning and Customer Experience, Nikon Inc. “Now users can connect easily and instantly with their social networks through the wireless connection, and take advantage of the vast possibilities of the Android Operating System. The new S800c is truly the easiest way to share amazing images on the spot.”

Powerful Images Are What Connects Us
What sets the S800c apart from connected devices is the focus on the quality of images that people can share. Features such as the spectacular 10x NIKKOR zoom lens and the 16-megapixel CMOS sensor affords the ability to create photos and HD video with unrivaled sharpness and clarity, whether up-close or at a distance, even in challenging lighting conditions. The S800c helps users to create images they will be proud to share, while offering connectivity and additional benefits to users, including:

Optical 10x Zoom NIKKOR Lens: covering from wide-angle 25-250mm, so either the largest group or action from afar is captured with clarity that can only be accomplished with a quality lens. Additionally, the lens is bolstered with Nikon’s VR optical image stabilization for blur-free photos and stable HD video, even while handheld.

16 Megapixel Backside Illuminated (BSI) CMOS Sensor: Much larger than the CCD sensor traditionally found in smartphones or tablets, this BSI CMOS sensor excels in challenging lighting conditions, and provides images with vivid colors, low noise and exceptional contrast and sharpness.

Powered by Android: The camera’s connection features allow users to seamlessly connect, browse and upload to their social networks, including Google+™, Facebook and Twitter. Users can also take advantage of the full functionality of Android technology to surf the web or even download applications and games onto their S800c. Just like a smartphone or tablet device, the camera has the opportunity to run camera-specific photo and video applications, yet enables the various benefits of shooting with a real camera.

Google Play™: The S800c provides access to a vast world of applications for games, productivity and personal communication/ email, including Nikon’s photo storage and sharing site, my Picturetown®. Users are also able to watch video downloaded from Google Play right on their camera.

Nikon S800C compact camera front view in black

The Benefits of COOLPIX Camera Technology: With the EXPEED C2 processing engine, users will enjoy rapid response and speedy performance from their device. Additional benefits include the ability to use a camera flash to illuminate subjects, while continuous drive mode captures up to approximately 8 frames-per-second (up to three shots) to help ensure no moment will be missed. What’s more, a variety of scene modes and creative filters keep it fresh and let the user easily create stunning images.

Full HD Video: The Nikon S800c makes it easy to capture Full HD 1080p HD video with amazing fidelity and sharpness, with full stereo sound. Video clips can be instantly uploaded to popular video sites such as YouTube™ and Vimeo®.

Built in GPS: Ever wanted to track a weekend excursion or geo-tag a hard to find shooting spot? The GPS function enables recording of shooting location information on stills and movies.

Easy Settings, Easy Connection, Instant Gratification
Smartphone and tablet users will feel at home with the S800c’s familiar controls and operation, and will be able to easily navigate using the wide and bright 3.5-inch touchscreen OLED monitor. The camera will connect to the internet via granted access to any Wi-Fi network. Upon connection, the user will be prompted through an easy-to-understand set-up process, similar to that of other Android devices. The COOLPIX S800c also has the ability to connect through WPS for a fast and secure push-button connection. Additionally, when a Wi-Fi connection is not open or available, the camera can transmit images and videos wirelessly to a smartphone or tablet, allowing the user to share better images through a mobile network.

COOLPIX core technologies also make it easy for users to create share-worthy images. Various camera modes help the user achieve the greatest shot, whether it’s a macro shot of tonight’s cuisine or a scenic HDR shot of downtown, the image is instantly ready to share. For maximum creativity, the S800c has 18 filter effects, including the new Toy Camera effect, Pop and Super Vivid color filters, as well as Cross Process and Peripheral Darkening filters.

Price and Availability
The Nikon Coolpix S800c will be available in September 2012 in both White and Black for a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $379.95

Nikon S800c Wi-Fi compact digital camera in white

Nikon Coolpix S800c Compact Camera Specifications

Effective Pixels16 million
Image Sensor1/2.3 in. CMOS Sensor
Lens Focal Length4.5-45mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 25-250mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
Zoom Range10x optical zoom, NIKKOR ED glass lens
Maximum f/numberf/3.2-5.8
Lens Construction8 elements in 8 groups
Image StabilizationCombination of Lens-shift and Electronic VR (still pictures)
AF SystemContrast-detect TTL AF
Macro Focus Range10cm from front of lens
Focus ModesAuto (9-area automatic selection)
Centre
Face priority
Subject tracking
Focus LockYes
AF Assist BeamYes
LCD Monitor3.5-inch OLED (touch panel) 819K dots with Anti-reflection coating
Touch screen control
ISO SensitivityISO 125-3200
ISO 3200 (available when using Auto mode)
Metering System256-segment matrix, centre-weighted (digital zoom less than 2X)
Spot (digital zoom 2X or more)
Exposure ControlProgrammed auto exposure
Exposure compensation (-2.0 to +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)
Scene ModesBack Light
Beach
Black and White Copy
Close Up
Dusk/Dawn
Easy Panorama
Fireworks Show
Food
Landscape
Night Landscape
Night Portrait
Party/Indoor
Pet Portrait
Portrait
Snow
Sports
Sunset
AE LockYes
Exposure Compensation± 3 EV in steps of 1/3
White Balance ControlAuto
Cloudy
Daylight
Flash
Fluorescent
Incandescent
Preset Manual
Built-In Flash Range[W]: 0.5 to 5.6m (1 ft 8 in. to 18 ft.)
[T]: 1.0 to 3.1m (3 ft 4 in. to 10 ft.)
In-Camera EditingBorder
Crop
D-Lighting
Filter Effects
Quick retouch
Rotate image
Skin softening
Small Pic
Self-TimerCan be selected from 10 and 2 seconds duration
Image Size4608 x 3456 (16M)
Recording File FormatsStill pictures: JPEG
Audio files: WAV
Movies: MOV (Video:MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC stereo)
HD Movie RecordingAudio file format: AAC stereo
Full HD: 1920x1080p / 30fps
HD: 1280x720p / 30fps
Movie file format: MPEG-4 AVC H.264
Standard TV: 640×480 / 30fps
Continuous ShootingUp to 3 shots at approx. 8 frames per second
Continuous Shooting OptionsBest Shot Selector
Continuous H
Continuous H 60
Continuous H 120
Continuous L
Multi-shot 16
Single
Storage MediaSD memory cardsSDHC memory cards
Wi-Fi ConnectYes
ProcessorCoretex-A9
Internal memory storage1.7 GB, RAM: 512 MB
Operating systemAndroid™ 2.3
ConnectionsAudio/video (A/V) output
Digital I/O (USB)
HDMI Mini Connector (HDMI output)
GPSYes built-in
Menu LanguagesArabic
Brazilian Portuguese
Chinese (Simplified and Traditional)
Czech
Danish
Dutch
English
Finnish
French
German
Greek
Hindi
Hungarian
Indonesian
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Norwegian
Polish
Portugese
Romanian
Russian
Spanish
Swedish
Thai
Turkish
Ukranian
Vietnamese
BatteryLi-ion Rechargeable Battery EN-EL12
Battery LifeApprox. 140 shots
DimensionsHeight: 60.0mm
Width: 111.4mm
Depth: 27.2mm
Weight184g
Included AccessoriesAN-CP19 Strap
UC-E6 USB Cable
EN-EL12 Rechargeable Battery
EH-69P AC Adapter/Charger
NikonView NX 2 CD-ROM

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