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Nikon S1200pj vs Nikon S80

Portability
93
Imaging
37
Features
26
Overall
32
Nikon Coolpix S1200pj front
 
Nikon Coolpix S80 front
Portability
96
Imaging
37
Features
37
Overall
37

Nikon S1200pj vs Nikon S80 Key Specs

Nikon S1200pj
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 80 - 1600 (Increase to 6400)
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 28-140mm (F3.9-5.8) lens
  • 186g - 107 x 64 x 23mm
  • Announced August 2011
Nikon S80
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3.5" Fixed Display
  • ISO 80 - 1600 (Expand to 6400)
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1/8000s Maximum Shutter
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 35-175mm (F3.6-4.8) lens
  • 133g - 99 x 63 x 17mm
  • Introduced September 2010
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Nikon S1200pj vs Nikon S80 Overview

Below is a detailed analysis of the Nikon S1200pj vs Nikon S80, both Ultracompact digital cameras and both of them are offered by Nikon. The image resolution of the S1200pj (14MP) and the S80 (14MP) is very well matched and both cameras have the identical sensor sizes (1/2.3").

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The S1200pj was revealed 12 months later than the S80 which means that they are both of a similar age. Both cameras feature the same body design (Ultracompact).

Before getting straight to a step-by-step comparison, here is a quick summation of how the S1200pj scores against the S80 in relation to portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Nikon S1200pj over the Nikon S80

 S1200pj S80 
IntroducedAugust 2011September 2010More recent by 12 months

Reasons to pick Nikon S80 over the Nikon S1200pj

 S80 S1200pj 
Display size3.5"3"Larger display (+0.5")
Display resolution819k460kClearer display (+359k dot)

Common features in the Nikon S1200pj and Nikon S80

 S1200pj S80 
Manually focus No manual focusing
Display typeFixed Fixed Fixed display
Selfie screen Neither comes with selfie screen
Touch display Easily navigate

Nikon S1200pj vs Nikon S80 Physical Comparison

If you are aiming to lug around your camera often, you are going to need to factor in its weight and dimensions. The Nikon S1200pj comes with outer dimensions of 107mm x 64mm x 23mm (4.2" x 2.5" x 0.9") having a weight of 186 grams (0.41 lbs) while the Nikon S80 has dimensions of 99mm x 63mm x 17mm (3.9" x 2.5" x 0.7") having a weight of 133 grams (0.29 lbs).

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Don't forget, the weight of an ILC will vary based on the lens you select during that time. The following is a front view dimensions comparison of the S1200pj and the S80.

Nikon S1200pj vs Nikon S80 size comparison

Considering dimensions and weight, the portability score of the S1200pj and S80 is 93 and 96 respectively.

Nikon S1200pj vs Nikon S80 top view buttons comparison

Nikon S1200pj vs Nikon S80 Sensor Comparison

Typically, it can be tough to picture the gap between sensor measurements just by reading through specifications. The visual here should give you a more clear sense of the sensor dimensions in the S1200pj and S80.

To sum up, both of these cameras come with the identical sensor size and the same MP therefore you can expect similar quality of photographs although you should factor the launch date of the products into consideration. The newer S1200pj provides an advantage in sensor tech.

Nikon S1200pj vs Nikon S80 sensor size comparison

Nikon S1200pj vs Nikon S80 Screen and ViewFinder

Nikon S1200pj vs Nikon S80 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Nikon S1200pj Portrait photography info
Nikon S80 Portrait photography info
28
megapixel count good (14 megapixels)
focusing manually not possible
manual mode not available
cannot use external flash
very small sensor (1/2.3")
has no RAW support
33
good resolution (14MP)
offers face detect autofocus
manual focus not available
no manual mode
no external flash support
very small sensor (1/2.3")
no RAW files
Photography Glossary

Street Comparison

Nikon S1200pj as a Street photography camera
Nikon S80 as a Street photography camera
54
image stabilization (Optical)
screen is fixed
very small sensor (1/2.3")
has no RAW support
more heavy than competition in class (186g)
63
image stabilization (Optical)
supports focus via touch
screen does not articulate
very small sensor (1/2.3")
no RAW files
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Sports Comparison

Nikon S1200pj Sports photography highlights
Nikon S80 Sports photography highlights
35
image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count good (14MP)
low fps (0.8 frames/s)
no shutter priority mode
very small sensor (1/2.3")
has no phase detect auto focus
40
maximum shutter speed is high (1/8,000 seconds)
image stabilization (Optical)
good resolution (14MP)
offers tracking focus
very slow continuous shooting (1.3 frames/s)
lack of shutter priority mode
very small sensor (1/2.3")
not so great battery (150 per charge)
no phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

Nikon S1200pj as a Travel photography camera
Nikon S80 as a Travel photography camera
61
megapixel count good (14MP)
flash built-in
quite wide (28mm)
no Timelapse recording
more heavy than competition in class (186g)
display is not selfie friendly
slow maximum aperture (f3.9)
60
supports focus via touch
good resolution (14 megapixels)
flash built-in
does not have Timelapse mode
not so great battery (150 per charge)
display is not selfie friendly
wide angle not the best (35mm)
sluggish max aperture (f3.6)
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Landscape Comparison

Nikon S1200pj Landscape photography details
Nikon S80 Landscape photography details
42
quite wide (28mm)
pretty good screen size (3 inch)
image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count good (14MP)
focusing manually not possible
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
slow maximum aperture (f3.9)
manual mode not available
very small sensor (1/2.3")
has no RAW support
no Timelapse recording
36
lovely big screen (3.5 inch)
image stabilization (Optical)
good resolution (14 megapixels)
manual focus not available
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not the best (35mm)
sluggish max aperture (f3.6)
no manual mode
very small sensor (1/2.3")
no RAW files
not so great battery (150 shots)
does not have Timelapse mode
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Vlogging Comparison

Nikon S1200pj as a Vlogging camera
Nikon S80 as a Vlogging camera
29
quite wide (28mm)
has touchscreen
image stabilization (Optical)
slow maximum aperture (f3.9)
display is not selfie friendly
video res low (1280 x 720 pixels)
no microphone support
more heavy than competition in class (186g)
30
screen is touchscreen
image stabilization (Optical)
offers face detect autofocus
wide angle not the best (35mm)
sluggish max aperture (f3.6)
display is not selfie friendly
video res low (1280 x 720 resolution)
does not have microphone support
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Nikon S1200pj vs Nikon S80 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Nikon S1200pj and Nikon S80
 Nikon Coolpix S1200pjNikon Coolpix S80
General Information
Company Nikon Nikon
Model type Nikon Coolpix S1200pj Nikon Coolpix S80
Type Ultracompact Ultracompact
Announced 2011-08-24 2010-09-08
Physical type Ultracompact Ultracompact
Sensor Information
Processor Chip - Expeed C2
Sensor type CCD CCD
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 14 megapixels 14 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 4:3 and 16:9 4:3
Highest resolution 4320 x 3240 4320 x 3240
Highest native ISO 1600 1600
Highest boosted ISO 6400 6400
Min native ISO 80 80
RAW photos
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
Autofocus touch
Autofocus continuous
Single autofocus
Autofocus tracking
Autofocus selectice
Center weighted autofocus
Multi area autofocus
Live view autofocus
Face detect focus
Contract detect focus
Phase detect focus
Total focus points 9 -
Cross type focus points - -
Lens
Lens support fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 28-140mm (5.0x) 35-175mm (5.0x)
Highest aperture f/3.9-5.8 f/3.6-4.8
Macro focusing range 3cm 7cm
Focal length multiplier 5.8 5.8
Screen
Type of display Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display size 3 inch 3.5 inch
Resolution of display 460 thousand dots 819 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch capability
Display tech - OLED
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder None None
Features
Slowest shutter speed 4 secs 30 secs
Maximum shutter speed 1/1500 secs 1/8000 secs
Continuous shooting rate 0.8 frames per sec 1.3 frames per sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Change white balance
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash distance 3.50 m -
Hot shoe
AEB
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 15 fps), 320 x 240 (30,15 fps) 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Highest video resolution 1280x720 1280x720
Video file format H.264 H.264
Microphone support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless None None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 186 grams (0.41 pounds) 133 grams (0.29 pounds)
Physical dimensions 107 x 64 x 23mm (4.2" x 2.5" x 0.9") 99 x 63 x 17mm (3.9" x 2.5" x 0.7")
DXO scores
DXO All around rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery life - 150 images
Form of battery - Battery Pack
Battery ID EN-EL12 EN-EL10
Self timer Yes (10 or 2 sec) -
Time lapse feature
Storage type SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
Card slots One One
Retail cost $499 $191