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Nikon COOLPIX P7800 Digital Camera Announced, Price, Specs

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The Nikon COOLPIX P7800 digital compact ultra zoom camera is now officially announced from Nikon. Coolpix P7800, is a P-series zoom camera that sports a 7.1x Optical Zoom , 28-200mm equivalent lens coupled to an 12.2 megapixel CMOS sensor.

Nikon COOLPIX P7800 digital camera sits at the top of Nikon’s compact camera lineup, replacing last year’s P7700 as flagship zoom camera. On the Coolpix P7800 the viewfinder has returned, in electronic form. The EVF has 921,000 dots and covers 100% of the frame.

Coolpix P7800 features 7.1x Zoom-NIKKOR ED glass lens with fast f/2 maximum aperture for enhanced low-light performance, Shoot up to 8 frames per second, High resolution Vari-Angle display for creative compositions and Eye Level Viewfinder for D-SLR style shooting. Full HD (1080p) video recording with stereo sound and Wi-Fi connectivity with optional WU-1a adapter.


Nikon COOLPIX P7800 Digital Camera Price

The Nikon COOLPIX P7800 digital compact camera price is $546.95. The new Coolpix P7800 ultra zoom camera is available to buy from the camera stores below. The Coolpix P7800 starts shipping from September 26, 2013.  Where to buy Nikon Coolpix P7800 digital compact camera.

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Nikon COOLPIX P7800 Digital Camera Features

Elite Performance and Optics

The COOLPIX P7800 sports a large 1/1.7-inch 12.2-megapixel backside-illuminated CMOS sensor and a versatile 7.1x zoom range (28-200mm equivalent). This combination ensures the capture of stunning images and Full HD video in a variety of difficult shooting environments. Whether shooting portraits, landscapes or documenting the family vacation, the P7800 is the ideal compact camera for almost any occasion.

Low-light performance is bolstered by a blazing fast f/2.0-4.0 glass lens that lets more light in, allowing the user to shoot with faster shutter speeds, and providing sharper results, even without the flash. Additionally, lens-shift Vibration Reduction (VR) in the lens helps create consistently steady and clear shots when shooting handheld, even while moving. For moments when speed is of the essence, the COOLPIX P7800 also features extremely fast continuous shooting, at 8 frames-per-second (fps) for up to six shots, allowing the user to be ready for every memorable, fleeting moment.

The camera is also capable of pristine Full HD 1080p video recording with stereo sound. While recording, the P7800 allows effortless optical zoom and presents several in-camera special effects as well as manual controls affording incredible video potential.

Controlled Precision for Every User

The Nikon COOLPIX P7800 presents a portable, practical and powerful compact camera option for the casual or advanced shooter looking to capture photos with precision and confidence. For capturing a fast moving soccer match or documenting the family vacation, a variety of useful scene and shooting modes are at the user’s disposal to help custom tailor the camera’s settings for a number of different shooting situations. An intuitive menu and external control system make it easy to navigate and control with ease.

For more advanced users who seek the ultimate in creative freedom, the COOLPIX P7800 offers complete creative controls that afford any photographer the ability to customize every shot. The P7800 is equipped with full manual controls (P,S,A,M) and the ability to capture RAW files, enabling the user to capture and edit uncompressed images. Styled in a classic design with a litany of external analog controls and mode dials for convenient access, this potent compact camera provides the uncompromising control that enthusiasts and professionals covet, clearing the way for the capture of beautiful images and Full HD video. Much like other Advanced Performance COOLPIX offerings, the P7800 is also compatible with many Nikon accessories, including Speedlights and external GPS units.

Capture and Share with Ease

Framing unique and accurate shots is streamlined with the addition of a new high-resolution eye-level electronic viewfinder (EVF) that makes shooting, even in bright sunlight, enjoyable and easy. More creative composition perspectives are possible with the use of a versatile high-resolution 3-inch Vari-Angle LCD screen that can help frame anything from dynamic overhead shots to low-point-of-view macro photos as well as great candid photos of kids and pets.

When using the optional WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter*, users can easily shoot and share via Wi-Fi® to compatible smartphones or tablets. Pairing with the free downloadable Wireless Mobile Utility application*, the WU-1a enables the seamless transfer of images and videos for easy sharing and viewing with friends and family.

Nikon COOLPIX P7800 Digital Camera Specifications

Effective pixels
12.2 million
Image sensor
1/1.7-in. type CMOS; total pixels: approx. 12.76 million
NIKKOR lens with 7.1x optical zoom, 6.0-42.8 mm (35mm [135] format equivalent: 28-200 mm); f/2-4
Digital zoom magnification
Up to 4x (35mm [135] format equivalent: approx. 800 mm)
Vibration Reduction (VR)
Lens shift
Focus range*1
[W]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to ∞, Macro close-up mode: Approx. 2 cm (0.8 in.) to ∞
7.5 cm (3-in.), approx. 921k-dot, vari-angle TFT LCD monitor with anti-reflection coating
Storage media
SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards*2
Image size (pixels)
12M [4000 x 3000], 8M [3264 x 2448], 4M [2272 x 1704], 2M [1600 x 1200],
VGA [640 x 480], 3:2 [3984 x 2656], 16:9 9M [3968 x 2232], 1:1 [3000 x 3000]
ISO sensitivity
(Standard output sensitivity)*3
ISO 80-1600 (Auto),
ISO 3200/Hi 1 (equivalent to 6400); (Manual setting is enabled in P/S/A/M exposure modes)
Hi-Speed USB
Power sources
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL14 (supplied), MH-24 Battery Charger (supplied),
EH-5b AC Adapter (used in combination with the Power Connector EP-5A) (optional)
Battery life of still shooting*4
Approx. 350 shots with EN-EL14 battery
(W x H x D)
Approx. 118.5 x 77.5 x 50.4 mm (4.7 x 3.1 x 2.0 in.) excluding projections*5
Approx. 399 g (14.1 oz) with battery and SD memory card*5
Supplied accessories*6
EN-EL14 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery, MH-24 Battery Charger, UC-E16 USB Cable, AN-CP22 Camera Strap, ViewNX 2 CD
Optional accessories
EH-5b AC Adapter and EP-5A power connector, EG-CP16 Audio Video Cable, Speedlights (SB-910, SB-800, SB-700, SB-600, SB-400, SB-300, SB-R200*7), SU-800 Wireless Speedlight Commander, HN-CP17 Lens Hood, 40.5 NC 40.5mm screw-on filter, ME-1 Stereo Microphone, Wireless Mobile Adapter WU-1a, ML-L3 Remote Control, MC-DC2 Remote Cord, WR-R10 / WR-T10 Wireless Remote Controller, GP-1A GPS Unit, AH-CP1 Hand Strap

Nikon COOLPIX P7800 Digital Camera Product Images