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Nikon COOLPIX S8100 Black 12.1 Megapixels Digital Camera - COOLPIX S8100

Abt Model: COOLPIXS8100BK | UPC Code: 018208262199
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Nikon COOLPIX S8100 Black 12.1 Megapixels Digital Camera - COOLPIXS8100BK

Fast, responsive and versatile, the Nikon COOLPIX S8100 with advanced CMOS sensor technology and incredible 10X zoom will capture fast-moving subjects in still images and Full HD (1080) movies. High-speed operation, exceptional low-light performance, outstanding image quality and sophisticated features mark the 12.1-megapixel S8100. The optical 10x wide Zoom- NIKKOR ED glass lens covers 30-300mm, and the camera's speedy start-up, fast autofocus, quick shutter release, superior low light performance and high-speed continuous shooting (five shots in one second!) ensure capture of all your memorable moments. The S8100 also offers Optical VR Image Stabilization, high ISO sensitivity to 3200, a new flash control system, movie recording with stereo sound and a 3-inch Ultra-High Resolution (921,000-dot) Clear Color Display for bright, sharp image viewing and sharing.


Superior Image Quality

  • 12.1 -megapixel CMOS sensor for high speed operation and exceptional low-light performance.

4-way VR Image Stabilization System

  • Optical VR Image Stabilization by lens shift minimizes the effects of camera shake.
  • Motion Detection automatically detects moving subjects and adjusts shutter speed and ISO to compensate for camera shake and subject movement.
  • High ISO up to 3200 at full resolution for optimum results when shooting in low light or photographing fast-moving subjects.
  • Nikon’s Best Shot Selector (BSS) automatically takes up to ten shots while the shutter is pressed, then selects and saves the sharpest image.

Advanced Functions

  • 3-inch Ultra-High Resolution (921,000-dot) Clear Color Display for still images and movies that come alive with rich detail and improved contrast. The large LCD's wide viewing angle and anti-glare coating make it easy to compose, view and share pictures.
  • Advanced low light shooting capability.
  • Shoot still images even while recording HD Movie.

Creative Control

  • Mode Dial for quick setting of key functions.
  • ISO can be set as high as 3200.
  • In-camera editing functions include Quick Retouch, and D-Lighting.
  • Creative Slider allows adjustment of brightness, saturation and color.

High-Speed Performance

  • Ultra-fast start-up, autofocus and shooting.
  • High Speed Shooting capture 5 shots in approximately one second at full resolution.
  • Sport Continuous Shooting to capture fast action (reduced image size)
  • Shoot Slow Motion Movies up to 240 fps by selecting HS Movie mode (reduced image size)
  • Subject Tracking tracks a moving subject to ensure sharp focus.

10x Wide-Angle Optical Zoom-NIKKOR ED Glass Lens. Versatile 30-300mm lens ranges wide to capture landscapes, zooms in to get close to the action. In the NIKKOR tradition of precision optics, the high-quality ED glass lens delivers superb color and razor-sharp results.

EXPEED C2 continues to expand the possibilities of photography with improved levels of image quality, fine detail and processing speed. Custom-optimized for each COOLPIX model, Nikon’s renowned digital image processing engine ensures outstanding images.

Convenient Features

  • Smart Portrait System
    • Smile Timer automatically releases the shutter when your subject smiles.
    • In-Camera Red-Eye Fix™ automatically corrects most instances of red-eye as you shoot. You may never see red-eye again.
    • Face-Priority AF. Nikon’s face-finding technology automatically detects up to 12 faces.
    • Skin Softening smoothes skin tones at three different levels for optimal portraits; can be applied while shooting or during playback.
    • Blink Warning alerts you if a subject has blinked.
  • 17 Scene modes including Scene Auto Selector
  • Scene Auto Selector automatically recognizes the scene you're shooting and selects the most appropriate scene mode; offers six scene modes plus auto.
  • Macro shooting as close as 0.4 inches.
  • 220 still shots (approx.) with supplied EN-EL12 Li-ion rechargeable battery.

HD Movie Recording

  • Full HD (1080p) Movie with Stereo and HDMI Output, optical Zoom control and stereo sound recording. HDMI output allows easy in-camera playback or convenient playback on HD-TV or computer. In-camera movie editing function also available. One-Touch record button for instant Movie recording.


  • Type Compact Digital Camera
  • Effective Pixels 12.1 million
  • Image Sensor 1/2.3-in. type CMOS
  • Total Pixels 12.75 million (approx.)
  • Lens 10× optical zoom, NIKKOR ED glass lens
  • Lens Focal Length 5.4-54.0mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 30-300mm lens in 35mm[135] format)
  • Lens f/-number f/3.5-5.6
  • Lens Construction 10 elements in 8 groups
  • Digital Zoom Up to 4× (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 1200mm lens in 35mm[135] format)
  • Vibration Reduction Combination of lens-shift and electronic VR (still pictures) Lens-shift (movies)
  • Autofocus (AF) Contrast-detect AF
  • Autofocus (AF) Focus range (from lens) [W]: 50cm (1 ft. 8 in.) to 8 (approx.) [T]: 1m (3 ft. 4 in.) to 8 (approx.) Macro mode: 1cm (0.4 in.) to 8 [W] (approx.) Unless otherwise stated, all figures are for a camera with a fully-charged Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL12 operated at an ambient temperature of 25°C (77°F).
  • Autofocus (AF) Focus-area selection Face priority Auto (9-area automatic selection) Center Manual with 99 focus areas Subject tracking
  • Monitor Size 3 in. diagonal
  • Monitor Type Wide viewing angle TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating 5-level brightness adjustment
  • Monitor Resolution 921,000-dots
  • Monitor Frame coverage (shooting mode) 97% horizontal (Approx.) 97% vertical (Approx.)
  • Monitor Frame coverage (playback mode) 100% horizontal (Approx.) 100% vertical (Approx.)
  • Storage Media SD memory card SDHC memory card SDXC memory card 102MB internal memory (approx.)
  • Storage File System DCF EXIF 2.2 DPOF compliant
  • Storage File formats Still pictures: JPEG Sound files (Voice Memo): WAV Movies: MOV (Video:MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC stereo)
  • Movie Movie file format: MPEG-4 AVC H.264 Audio file format: AAC stereo Full HD: 1920 x 1080p / 30fps Standard TV: 640 x 480 / 30fps Small Size: 320 x 240 / 30fps
  • Image Size (pixels) 4000 x 3000 (12M) 3264 x 2448 (8M) 2592 x 1944 (5M) 2048 x 1536 (3M) 1024 x 768 (PC) 640 x 480 (VGA) 3968 x 2232 (16:9) Unless otherwise stated, all figures are for a camera with a fully-charged Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL12 operated at an ambient temperature of 25°C (77 °F).
  • ISO Sensitivity 160 200 400 800 1600 3200 Auto (auto gain ISO 160-800) Fixed range auto (ISO 160 to 400) Sport continuous (ISO 160 to 3200) Unless otherwise stated, all figures are for a camera with a fully-charged Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL12 operated at an ambient temperature of 25°C (77 °F).
  • Exposure Metering 256-segment matrix Center-weighted Spot (digital zoom 2X or more)
  • Exposure Control Programmed auto exposure with motion detection Exposure compensation (-2.0 to +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)
  • Exposure Range (auto mode) [W]: 0.7 to 15.9 EV [T]:2 to 17.3 EV (exposure values achieved with automatic ISO sensitivity adjustment converted to ISO 100 values)
  • Shutter Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter
  • Shutter Speed 1/4000-1/120s (sport continuous mode) 1/2000-2s 4 sec. (when scene mode is set to Fireworks show) Unless otherwise stated, all figures are for a camera with a fully-charged Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL12 operated at an ambient temperature of 25°C (77°F).
  • Aperture Electronically-controlled ND filter (-2 AV) selection
  • Aperture Range 2 steps (f/3.5 and f/7 [W])
  • Self-timer Can be selected from 10 and 2 seconds duration Smile Timer
  • Built-in flash Range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto) [W]: 0.5 to 4.0m (1 ft. 8 in. to 13 ft.) [T]: 0.5 to 2.5m (1ft. 8in. to 8ft. 2in.)
  • Built-in Flash Control TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
  • Interface Hi-speed USB
  • Interface Data transfer protocol MTP PTP
  • Video Output NTSC PAL
  • HDMI Output Can be selected from: Auto 480p 720p 1080i
  • I/O terminal Audio/video (A/V) output Digital I/O (USB) HDMI mini connector (Type C) (HDMI output)
  • Supported Languages Arabic Czech Chinese (Simplified and Traditional) Danish Dutch English Finnish French German Greek Hungarian Indonesian Italian Japanese Korean Norwegian Polish Portugese Russian Spanish Swedish Thai Turkish
  • Power Sources One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL12 (supplied) AC Adapter EH-62F (available separately)
  • Charging Time 3 hours and 50 minutes (when using Charging AC Adapter EH-68P and when no charge remains)(Approx.)
  • Battery Rechargeable
  • Battery Life (shots per charge) Still pictures*: Approx. 210 shots Movies: Approx. 1 h 20 min (HD 1080p) *Based on Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA) standards for measuring the life of camera batteries. Measured at 23(±2)°C (73(±4)°F); zoom adjusted with each shot, flash fired with every other shot, image mode set to 4000 × 3000. *Battery life may vary depending on shooting interval and length of time menus and images are displayed.
  • Tripod Socket ¼ (ISO 1222)
  • Operating environment
    • Temperature: 0 to 40°C (32 to 104°F)
    • Humidity: Less than 85% (no condensation)

Package Content:

  • AN-CP19 Strap
  • EN-EL12 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
  • EH-68P Charging AC Adapter
  • UC-E6 USB Cable
  • EG-CP16 Audio Video Cable
  • COOLPIX Software Suite CD

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 2.4"
  • Width: 4.1"
  • Depth: 1.2"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 0.46 lbs
  • Shipping: 1 lb
Key Features
12.1 Megapixels/ 10x Wide-Angle Optical Zoom-NIKKOR ED Glass Lens/ 3 " Ultra-High Resolution Clear Color Display/ Smart Portrait System/ 5-Way VR Image Stabilization System/ In-Camera Editing/ Large Optical Viewfinder/ 18 Scene Modes/ Black Finish
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TypePoint And Shoot
Effective Pixels12.1 Megapixels
Records VideoYes
Records HD VideoYes
Height (inches)2.4"
Width (inches)4.1"
Depth (inches)1.2"
Optical Zoom10x
Digital Zoom4x
Built-In FlashYes
Focal Length5.4-54.0mm
Image StabilizationYes
LCD Screen Size (inches)3"
LCD TypeWide viewing angle TFT LCD
Red-Eye ReductionNo
Self TimerYes
Self Timer Delay2sec., 10 sec.
Shutter Speed1/4000-1/120s (sport continuous mode) 1/2000-2s 4 sec. (when scene mode is set to Fireworks show)
Storage MediaSD memory card SDHC memory card SDXC memory card
Power SourceOne Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL12 (supplied) AC Adapter EH-62F (available separately)
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