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Overview

Unleash your imagination with the COOLPIX P7800 – giving you superior quality images and creative control in a compact body.

This high performance camera is sized to go everywhere with you, yet it boasts a built-in electronic viewfinder, fast and versatile 7x optical zoom (28-200mm), large back-illuminated 12-megapixel CMOS sensor and bright 7.5cm/3-in vari-angle screen.

Explore PSAM exposure controls for outstanding stills or use custom settings in Full HD movies with optical zoom and stereo sound. With the optional wireless adapter you can share images via your smart device* or even use it as a remote control.

Get outstanding results and the freedom to shoot your way with the COOLPIX P7800.

 

* Requires installation of the Nikon ‘Wireless Mobile Utility’ application (iOS and Android™ compatible) on your smart device. Android, Google, Google Play, YouTube, and other marks are trademarks of Google Inc.

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Key features

7x NIKKOR optical lens

The bright, high-resolution 7x NIKKOR zoom lens (28-200mm) has a 7-blade iris diaphragm for beautiful background blur and max aperture of f/2.0-4.0.

7x NIKKOR optical lens

Back-illuminated 12 MP CMOS sensor

A large and sensitive sensor (1/1.7-in) offers superior noise reduction for finer details in low light and enhanced high-speed performance.

Back-illuminated 12 MP CMOS sensor

Built-in electronic viewfinder

Expert framing and superior visibility are assured with a high-definition viewfinder (VGA resolution) and diopter adjustment function.

Built-in electronic viewfinder

7.5cm/3-in vari-angle Clear Colour screen

Shoot your way with vari-angle, enjoying superb visibility outdoors with the ultra-bright and energy-saving 921k-dot RGBW display.

7.5cm/3-in vari-angle Clear Colour screen

High ISO (80-3200) light sensitivity

Versatile ISO from standard to Hi 1 (ISO 6400 equivalent) can be set manually, giving you finer details and stunning results in low light.

High ISO (80-3200) light sensitivity

EXPEED C2

EXPEED C2

Nikon’s fast and powerful image processing system offers extremely sensitive performance at high ISO, with exceptional image quality guaranteed.

Lens Shift VR (vibration reduction)

Lens Shift VR (vibration reduction)

Vibration reduction is highly effective in countering camera shake, enhancing stability when shooting at full zoom capacity (200mm).

RAW compatibility

RAW compatibility

Make the most of the powerful image sensor’s potential by shooting RAW (NRW), especially when using the optional Nikon Capture NX2 software.

Full HD movies Shoot movies at 1080p with optical zoom and stereo sound, or use optional external microphone for even sharper recording. Select 30 or 25 fps and customize shutter speed, aperture and ISO settings.

Manual control Choose exactly the settings you want with PSAM mode, 3 user modes for frequent settings, 2 function buttons and 2 command dials (front and rear).

Quick Menu button Rapid access to main functions comes at the touch of a button with Quick Menu mode – and all Quick Menus can be operated with your right hand only.

COOLPIX Picture Control Optimize your images prior to shooting: balance automatically with Quick Adjust, use Manual Adjustment or customize settings with Custom Picture Control.

Continuous shooting Capture an exact facial expression or ideal action with high-speed continuous shooting at up to 8 fps for full-size images.

Creative filters in live view Apply filters and see the effect live, before you shoot. Choose from a range of artistic filters, including Cross Process for creative color rendering.

Built-in pop-up flash Exceptional lighting comes easy with a built-in flash that is compatible with Nikon’s Creative Lighting System for wireless speedlight control and creative multiple flash shooting.

SD, SDHC and SDXC compatible Choose the memory cards that suit you: standard capacity SD, high capacity SDHC or extended capacity SDXC, so you can keep shooting when it counts.

Wide range of compatible accessories Step into a world of accessories designed for precision shooting, from the Nikon speedlight range (including SU-800 commander) to the WU-1a wireless adapter, WR-R10/WR-T10 and WR-1 wireless remote controllers, GP-1external GPS, ME-1 external microphone, MC-DC2 and ML-L3 remote controls, 40.5 mm filter and lens hood HN-CP17.*

 

* Requires installation of the Nikon ‘Wireless Mobile Utility’ application (iOS and Android™ compatible) on your smart device. Android, Google, Google Play, YouTube, and other marks are trademarks of Google Inc

 

Technical Specifications

Product nameCOOLPIX P7800
TypeCompact digital camera
Number of effective pixels12.2 million
Image sensor1/1.7-in. type CMOS; approx. 12.76 million total pixels
LensNIKKOR lens with 7.1x optical zoom
Focal length6.0-42.8 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 28-200 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
f/-numberf/2-4
Construction13 elements in 10 groups (2 ED lens elements)
Digital zoom magnificationStill pictures: Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 800 mm lens in 35mm [135] format). Movies: Up to 2x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 400 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
Vibration reductionLens shift
Autofocus (AF)Contrast-detect AF
Focus range[W]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinity, [T]: Approx. 80 cm (2 ft 8 in.) to infinity. Macro close-up mode: Approx. 2 cm (0.8 in.) (at a wide-angle zoom position) to infinity (All distances measured from center of front surface of lens)
Focus-area selectionFace priority, auto (9-area automatic selection), center (wide, normal), manual with 99 focus areas, subject tracking, target finding AF
ViewfinderElectronic viewfinder, 0.5 cm (0.2-in.) approx. 921k-dot LCD with the diopter adjustment function (-3 - +1 m-1)
Frame coverage (shooting mode)Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical (compared to actual picture)
Frame coverage (playback mode)Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical (compared to actual picture)
Monitor7.5 cm (3-in.), approx. 921k-dot (RGBW), wide viewing angle TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating and 6-level brightness adjustment, vari-angle TFT LCD
Frame coverage (shooting mode)Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical (compared to actual picture)
Frame coverage (playback mode)Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical (compared to actual picture)
Storage - MediaInternal memory (approx. 86 MB), SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card
File systemDCF, Exif 2.3 and DPOF compliant
File formatsStill pictures: JPEG, RAW (NRW) (Nikon's own format). Sound files (voice memo): WAV. Movies: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC stereo)
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
Shooting ModesAuto, Scene (Scene auto selector, 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, Pet portrait), Special effects, P, S, A, M, User Settings (U1, U2, U3), Movie, Movie custom setting
Continuous ShootingSingle (default setting), Continuous H (The frame rate for continuous shooting is about 8 fps and the maximum number of continuous shots is about 6), Continuous M (The frame rate for continuous shooting is about 4 fps and the maximum number of continuous shots is about 6), Continuous L (The frame rate for continuous shooting is about 1 fps and the maximum number of continuous shots is about 30), BSS (Best Shot Selector), Multi-shot 16, Continuous H:120 fps (The frame rate for continuous shooting is about 120 fps and the maximum number of continuous shots is 60), Continuous H:60 fps (The frame rate for continuous shooting is about 60 fps and the maximum number of continuous shots is 60), Intvl timer shooting
Movie1080(fine)/30p (default setting): 1920 x 1080 (High)/16:9/approx. 30 fps, 1080(fine)/25p (default setting): 1920 x 1080 (High)/16:9/approx. 25 fps, 1080/30p: 1920 x 1080/16:9/approx. 30 fps, 1080/25p: 1920 x 1080/16:9/approx. 25 fps, 720/30p: 1280 x 720/16:9/approx. 30 fps, 720/25p: 1280 x 720/16:9/approx. 25 fps, 480/30p: 640 x 480/4:3/approx. 30 fps, 480/25p: 640 x 480/4:3/approx. 25 fps, HS 480/4x: 640 x 480/4:3 (1/4-speed slow motion movies), HS 720/2x: 1280 x 720/16:9 (1/2-speed slow motion movies), HS 1080/0.5x: 1920 x 1080/16:9 (2x speed fast motion movies)
ISO sensitivity (Standard output sensitivity)ISO 80 - 1600; ISO 3200, Hi 1 (equivalent to ISO 6400) (available when using P, S, A or M mode)
Exposure - Metering modeMatrix, center-weighted, or spot. Also when AF area mode is set to Manual, the AF area can be coupled to the metering using Focus-coupled metering.
Exposure controlProgrammed auto exposure with flexible program, shutter-priority auto, aperture-priority auto, manual, exposure bracketing (Tv, Av, Sv) enabled, exposure compensation (in steps of 1/3 EV in the range of +/-3.0 EV for still pictures and +/-2.0 EV for movies) enabled
ShutterMechanical and CMOS electronic shutter
Shutter speed1/4000 * - 1 s. 1/4000 * - 60 s (when ISO sensitivity is set to 80 - 400 in M mode). *When the aperture value is set to f/4.5 - f/8 (wide-angle position) or the value is set to f/7.1 - f/8 (telephoto zoom position)
ApertureElectronically-controlled 7-blade iris diaphragm
Range13 steps of 1/3 EV (W) (A, M mode)
Self-timerCan be selected from 10 s, 2 s and 1 s
Built-in flash - Range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto)[W]: 0.5 - 10 m (1 ft 8 in. - 32 ft). [T]: 0.5 - 5.5 m (1 ft 8 in. - 18 ft)
Flash controlTTL auto flash with monitor preflashes; manual flash control available
Flash exposure compensationIn steps of 1/3 EV in the range between -2 and +2 EV
Accessory shoeISO 518 hot-shoe with sync and data contacts and safety lock
Nikon Creative Lighting Systemi-TTL flash control support in combination with Nikon Creative Lighting System-compatible Speedlights (only Standard i-TTL flash control is supported during spot metering mode). Flash Color Information Communication is supported. Advanced Wireless Lighting is supported by setting SB-910, SB-900, SB-800 or SB-700 to master flash or by setting SU-800 to the Commander mode (the remote flash setting is only applicable to Group A). Advanced Wireless Lighting is supported by setting the built-in flash to the Commander mode (only applicable to Group A and fixed at 3 CH).
InterfaceHi-Speed USB
Data Transfer ProtocolMTP, PTP
Video outputCan be selected from NTSC and PAL
HDMI outputCan be selected from Auto, 480p, 720p, and 1080i
I/O terminalAudio/video output; digital I/O (USB). HDMI mini connector (Type C) (HDMI output). External microphone connector (stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter), plug-in power type). Accessory terminal
Supported languagesArabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Power sourcesOne Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL14 (included). AC Adapter EH-5b (used in combination with the Power Connector EP-5A) (available separately)
Battery life¹ - Still picturesApprox. 350 shots when using EN-EL14
Movie recording (actual battery life for recording)²Approx. 1 h 15 min when recording in NTSC mode using EN-EL14. Approx. 1 h 20 min when recording in PAL mode using EN-EL14
Tripod socket1/4 in. (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (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)
WeightApprox. 399 g (14.1 oz) (including battery and SD memory card)
Operating environment - Temperature0°C - 40°C (32°F - 104°F)
Humidity85% or less (no condensation)
Supplied accessoriesCamera Strap, Accessory Shoe Cover BS-1, Lens Cap LC-CP26, Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL14 (with terminal cover), Battery Charger MH-24, USB Cable UC-E16, ViewNX 2 CD, Reference Manual CD
Optional accessoriesAC Adapter EH-5b, Power Connector EP-5A, Audio Video Cable EG-CP16, SB-910, SB-900, SB-800, SB-700, SB-600, SB-400, SB-R200, SU-800, Lens Hood HN-CP17, Stereo Microphone ME-1, Wireless Mobile Adapter WU-1a, Remote Control ML-L3, Remote Cord MC-DC2, Wireless Remote Controller WR-R10, Wireless Remote Controller WR-T10, GPS Unit GP-1, Hand Strap AH-CP1
 

¹ Based on CIPA Standards for measuring life of batteries.
² When recording a single movie.