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Nikon Coolpix 8400

alaTest has collected and analyzed 130 reviews of Nikon Coolpix 8400. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and usability. The portability and lens are also mentioned favorably. There are some negative opinions about the reliability and focus. There are mixed views on the low light performance and size.

performance, lens, portability, usability, image quality

viewfinder, shutter, memory, focus, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Nikon Coolpix 8400 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Nikon Coolpix 8400

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 user reviews of Nikon Coolpix 8400 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the image quality and performance. The usability and lens also get good opinions. There are some critical opinions about the zoom and memory.

portability, lens, usability, performance, image quality

shutter, viewfinder, memory, zoom

87% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Expert review by : stuffmagazine (stuff.tv)

NikonCoolpix 8400

 

It could be a bit quicker at shooting and saving its 8-megapixel files but the CoolPix's build, features and versatility are amazing

Superb build quality. Excellent Image quality.

Can be slow to operate. Bulky compared to its rivals.

Sep, 2006

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Stuff magazine

 

It could be a bit quicker at shooting and saving its 8-megapixel files but the CoolPix's build, features and versatility are amazing

The CoolPix 8400 is a camera from the old school. It gives brilliant results but is about as pocketable as a house brick

Sep, 2006

Expert review by : tech.co.uk staff (techradar.com)

Nikon CoolPix 8400 review

 

The CoolPix 8400 has an 8MP resolution and a 24mm - 86mm zoo

Picture quality up with the best

Saving RAW files takes an age

The CoolPix 8400 offers value versatlilty and control, but needs to be more responsive

Nov, 2006

DIWA Silver Awards!

Expert review by : DIWA (diwa-awards.com)

Nikon Coolpix 8400

 
Mar, 2005

Expert review by (megapixel.net (en))

Nikon Coolpix 8400

 

Very good to excellent image quality.Very wide angle (24mm equiv.).Low distortion wide angle.Excellent EVF.Excellent colour rendition.Long exposure capability and includes Remote control.No chromatic aberration.D-Lightning option.Wide range of image forma

3.5X zoom is a bit too short."My Menu" system not as effective as it could be.

Mar, 2005

Expert review by (dcmag.co.uk)

Nikon CoolPix 8400

 

The Nikon CoolPix 8400 has more than enough features to satisfy the majority of amateurs. Its a pleasure to use, produces excellent results and stands out from the crowd by virtue of its 24mm wide-angle. At a street price of close to

Expert review by : What Digital Camera Magazine (whatdigitalcamera.com)

Review of the Nikon Coolpix 8400 - Digital SLR Reviews

 

Halfway option - between a compact and SLR - from Nikon, one of its second generation of 8MP cameras...

Expert review by : Good Gear Guide.au (goodgearguide.com.au)

Expert Review

 

Wide-angle lens lovers will be thrilled with the shots the Coolpix 8400 can take. It's a powerful, flexible camera; but it's not the easiest or fastest camera to use.

High-quality shots, many automatic settings, comfortable grip

Counter-intuitive menus, inadequate zoom, manual focus awkward and slow

Sep, 2006

Expert review by : Anush Yegyazarian (goodgearguide.com.au)

Nikon Coolpix 8400

 

The 3.5X optical lens on Nikon's new $900 Coolpix 8400 starts at 24mm--the widest angle in its class, and excellent for shooting massive monuments and...

High-quality shots, many automatic settings, comfortable grip

Counter-intuitive menus, inadequate zoom, manual focus awkward and slow

Wide-angle lens lovers will be thrilled with the shots the Coolpix 8400 can take. It's a powerful, flexible camera; but it's not the easiest or fastest camera to use.

Feb, 2005

Expert review by : Dan Wu (engadget.com)

Nikon Coolpix 8400 review

 

Imaging Resource checks out the Nikon Coolpix 8400, Nikon's latest 8 megapixel prosumer digital camera which captures pictures at up to 3264 x 2448 pixels, and comes with a wide angle 3.5x zoom, a 1.8-inch swivel LCD, and excellent battery life. Though...

Dec, 2004

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