Simplicity and style come together in the 20-megapixel COOLPIX S2800, making perfect pictures effortless. It’s a slimline, carry-anywhere camera with a 5x optical zoom lens to put you at the heart of the action.
Always catch friends and family at their best with Smart Portrait System to alert you when they smile or blink, plus Advanced Glamour Retouch lets you whiten teeth or add a make-up effect. Scene Auto Selector optimizes all the settings for you, so you can just point and shoot.
Turn children and pets into video stars with HD movie recording, with easy shooting and playback on the large 6.7-cm/2.7-in LCD screen.
The COOLPIX S2800 – the simple camera for capturing life as it happens.
The impressive 20-megapixel image sensor gives you brilliantly detailed images that are ideal for picture or poster enlargements.
Group shots and portraits are made simple with the 5x optical zoom putting you close to the action.
Enhance your photos with a range of in-camera filter effects available in playback, including 32 types of quick effects like Selective Color.
With a slim body under 20mm, it fits in your palm and your pocket perfectly – and comes in vibrant colors you’ll want to show off.
Flattering portraits are simple with 12 easy retouch effects. Add make-up, hide eye-bags or make skin tone brighter so you’ll always look picture perfect.
A one-touch movie record button helps you capture the action instantly, making sure you never miss that unforgettable video moment.
Smart Portrait System: Your camera makes sure everyone looks at their best, with Smile Timer taking the shot when your subject smiles, Blink Proof alerting you if someone’s eyes were closed and Red-Eye Fix correcting false eye color due to flash.
6.7-cm/2.7-in LCD screen: Anti-reflection coating and brightness adjustment ensure you enjoy clear shooting and playback even in bright sunlight.
Motion blur reduction: You’ll always get sharper shots with motion blur reduction minimizing the effects of camera shake and compensating for camera or subject movement.
Scene Auto Selector: Let your camera do the work for you, as it automatically optimizes settings for your shooting conditions, choosing from a selection of scene modes.
Li-Ion Battery: Be eco-friendly with a rechargeable battery that gives longer use and is kinder to the environment.
18 scene modes: Scene modes automatically optimize the camera settings for popular photographic styles, effects and locations. Get great shots just by selecting the mode that matches your situation.
Target Finding AF: Enjoy fast and precise autofocus as your camera automatically identifies and focuses on your subject, giving clearer images even with moving subjects.
EXPEED C2: Nikon’s fast and powerful image processing system guarantees high-speed operation, with high sensitivity performance and exceptional image quality.
Nikon Image Space: All Nikon users can enjoy 20 GB of free online cloud storage with our dedicated Nikon image storage and sharing site, Nikon Image Space. Find out more at NIKON IMAGE SPACE.
Compact digital camera
1/2.3-in. type CCD; total pixels: approx. 20.48 million
NIKKOR lens with 5x optical zoom
4.6-23.0 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 26-130 mm lens in 35mm  format)
6 elements in 5 groups
Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 520 mm lens in 35mm  format)
Electronic VR (movies)
Motion blur reduction
Electronic VR (still pictures), motion detection (still pictures)
[W]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinity, [T]: Approx. 80 cm (2 ft 8 in.) to infinity. Macro mode: Approx. 10 cm (4 in.) to infinity (wide-angle position). (All distances measured from center of front surface of lens)
Face priority, center, manual with 99 focus areas, subject tracking, target finding AF
6.7 cm (2.7-in.), approx. 230k-dot, TFT LCD, and 5-level brightness adjustment
Approx. 98% horizontal and 98% vertical (compared to actual image)
Frame coverage (playback mode)
Approx. 98% horizontal and 98% vertical (compared to actual image)
Internal memory (approx. 25 MB), SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card
DCF, Exif 2.3, and DPOF compliant
Storage file formats
Still pictures: JPEG. Sound files (Voice Memo): WAV. Movies: AVI (Motion-JPEG compliant)
Image size (pixels)
20M (High) [5152 x 3864(fine)]; 20M [5152 x 3864]; 10M [3648 x 2736]; 4M [2272 x 1704]; 2M [1600 x 1200]; VGA [640 x 480]; 16:9 (14M) [5120 x 2880]; 1:1 [3864 x 3864]
Scene auto selector, Scene (Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night portrait, Party/indoor, Beach, Snow, Sunset, Dusk/dawn, Night landscape, Close-up, Food, Museum, Fireworks show, Black and white copy, Backlighting, Panorama assist, Pet portrait), Special effects, Smart portrait, Auto
Single (default setting), Continuous (the frame rate for continuous shooting is about 1.1 fps and the maximum number of continuous shots is about 6), BSS (Best Shot Selector), Multi-shot 16
Movie - file format
720/30p: 1280 x 720/16:9, 720/25p: 1280 x 720/16:9, 480/30p: 640 x 480/4:3, 480/25p: 640 x 480/4:3, 240/30p: 320 x 240/4:3, 240/25p: 320 x 240/4:3
ISO 80-1600. ISO 3200 (available when using Auto mode)
Matrix, center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x), spot (digital zoom 2x or more)
Programmed auto exposure and exposure compensation (-2.0 - +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)
Mechanical and CCD electronic shutter
1/2000-1 s. 4 s (when scene mode is set to Fireworks show)
Electronically-controlled ND filter (-2.6 AV) selection
2 steps (f/3.2 and f/8 [W])
Can be selected from 10 s and 2 s
Flash range (approx.)
[W]: 0.5-4.0 m (1 ft 8 in.-13 ft). [T]: 0.8-2.0 m (2 ft 8 in.-6 ft 6 in.)
TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
Data Transfer Protocol
Can be selected from NTSC and PAL
Audio/video (A/V) output; digital I/O (USB)
Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL19 (included). AC Adapter EH-62G (available separately)
Approx. 3 h (when using Charging AC Adapter EH-70P and when no charge remains)
Approx. 250 shots when using EN-EL19
Actual battery life for movie recording2
Approx. 1 h 5 min when using EN-EL19
1/4 in. (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 93.8 x 58.4 x 19.8 mm (3.7 x 2.3 x 0.8 in.) (excluding projections)
Approx. 120 g (4.3 oz) (with battery and SD memory card)
Operating environment - temperature
Operating environment - humidity
85% or less (no condensation)
Camera Strap, Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL19, Charging AC Adapter EH-70P, USB Cable UC-E6, ViewNX 2 CD
Battery Charger MH-66, AC Adapter EH-62G, Audio Video Cable EG-CP14
1. Based on CIPA Standards for measuring life of batteries.
2. When recording a single movie.