The total package.

If you're looking for one of the best compact digital cameras, meet the outstanding COOLPIX P7800. Amaze yourself over and over again with breathtaking photos and Full HD 1080p videos—tack-sharp detail, rich, vibrant colors, beautifully blurred backgrounds, dramatic lighting, soft, natural skin tones and so much more. Its superb 7.1x Zoom NIKKOR ED glass lens gives you both wide-angle and telephoto capabilities and is engineered to match its extra-large 1/1.7" CMOS sensor. With an Auto Mode you can rely on, 19 Scene Modes for getting the most out of every shooting situation, creative in-camera Image Effects, complete PSAM control, RAW shooting, optional Wi-Fi® connectivity and more, the COOLPIX P7800 will go as far as you want to go. For those who never settle for second best, COOLPIX P7800 delivers.
  • 12.2 MP Low-light CMOS Sensor
  1. Wi-Fi Connectivity with WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter
Landscape photo of a mountain range and its reflection

World-class optics

7.1x Zoom plus fast f/2 max aperture lens yields incredible results

Every COOLPIX camera is built around a genuine NIKKOR glass lens, the lens in the COOLPIX P7800 is no exception. It has an f/2 maximum aperture—pros call it a "fast" lens, you'll call it incredible. Create photos and videos with tack sharp subjects against beautifully blurred backgrounds, and shoot without a flash in situations you wouldn't think possible. It has a 7.1x wide-angle to telephoto zoom range—capture 180°/360° panoramas as easily as detailed close-ups. You even can get as close as 0.8-inches from your subject for exciting macro shots. And with lens-shift Vibration Reduction (VR), you never have to worry about a little camera shake ruining a shot.
Silhouette photo of a man with a surfboard standing on the jetties

Superior low-light performance

High-performance CMOS image sensor lets you shoot without a flash

Imagine being able to shoot without a flash at weddings, concerts, parties—anywhere your flash normally fires. You won't have to interrupt a moment to capture it, and your photos and HD videos will look more natural and true to your memory. The COOLPIX P7800 performs so well in low light situations that, in most cases, using the flash is optional. Of course, when the lighting is extremely poor and you need a flash, it'll be there.
Composite photo of the COOLPIX P7800's Vari-angle LCD and the photo of the surfer in silhouette

Precise high resolution monitors

Dual Viewing systems—Vari-angle display and Electronic Eye-Level viewfinder

Shooting conditions vary, so the COOLPIX P7800 has two viewing systems: a large 3-inch  921,000-dot Vari-angle display that swings and swivels to provide easy viewing from almost any position, plus an electronic Eye-Level viewfinder for D-SLR-style shooting. Find exciting new perspectives by swiveling out the Vari-angle display and moving the camera around—raise it overhead or move it to ground-level for suprirsing new views. When conditions require, use the bright 921,000-dot Electronic Eye-Level viewfinder and frame exactly the shot you want.
Close up photo of a flower with water droplets on each petal

Master the camera in no time

Simple, convenient operation for stress-free shooting

The COOLPIX P7800 is so easy to use, anyone can take great photos and videos with it. Just turn the camera on, point, shoot and marvel at the results. For maximum point-and-shoot convenience, select Scene Auto Selector. It automatically optimizes the camera settings for each shot, so you'll be free to enjoy the moment while you capture it.
Low light photo of a seascape with the Full HD video icon

Record superior videos

Full HD 1080p videos with stereo sound for dazzling moving moments

If you want a compact camera that shoots stunning Full HD videos, the COOLPIX P7800 delivers. Full HD 1080p means exceptional video quality. Record the action, then connect to an HDTV and watch your videos come alive. A built-in mic records high-quality audio in stereo. Your videos will look and sound phenomenal.
Black and White photo of a surfer at a rocky shoreline with his surfboard

Take control of your vision

When you want to take control of exposure, the COOLPIX P7800 is ready. Select from PSAM exposure modes and the creative options will seem endless.
Photo of a surfer standing on a rock overlooking the water

Record uncompressed (RAW) files

For those who want to record the pure, unmodified versions of their photos, the COOLPIX P7800 can record in RAW (NRW) mode.
Photo of food on a yellow plate

Share to your smartphone or tablet

Connect the optional WU-1a Wireless Adapter and wirelessly transfer photos to your compatible smartphone, tablet or any compatible Wi-Fi enabled device±, control the COOLPIX P7800 and more.
Low light photo of a woman taken at night, using flash

Expand your capabilities and creativity

The COOLPIX P7800 includes a full-size accessory shoe that's compatible with many exciting Nikon accessories. Take control of light with an external flash, or record ultra-high fidelity sound with an external stereo mic. Fire the camera remotely with a wireless remote control, or geotag your shots with a GPS module. You can really build a creative system around the COOLPIX P7800.

Wi-Fi Compatibility

This camera’s Wi-Fi® capability using the WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter can only be used with a compatible iPhone®, iPad®, and/or iPod touch® or smart devices running on the Android operating system. The Wireless Mobile Utility application must be installed on the device before it can be used with this camera.

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**These images were shot with a Nikon COOLPIX camera that provides equivalent image quality.

Technology

  • VR image stabilization

    VR image stabilization

    A Nikon technology that improves image stability by automatically compensating for camera shake.
  • ISO 3200

    ISO 3200

    Maximum high ISO available on the camera is 3200 ISO.
  • CMOS

    CMOS

    Complementary metal-oxide semiconductor, one of the two main types of image sensors used in digital cameras. The Nikon COOLPIX CMOS image sensor with a backside illumination structure increases the amount of light that each pixel receives. The resulting improvement in noise and sensitivity reduction makes the select COOLPIX cameras more capable when shooting night scenes or in dark indoor situations.
  • Clear Color Display

    Clear Color Display

    This innovative technology improves screen visibility for a more vivid, clear image when taking and sharing pictures. Reflections are minimized while contrast and power savings are improved. (In select COOLPIX models).
  • Smart Portrait System

    Smart Portrait System

    Nikon’s Smart Portrait System incorporates into COOLPIX cameras a series of automatic functions, including In-Camera Red-Eye Fix™, Improved Face-Priority AF, Face Priority AE, Smile Mode, Blink Warning, Skin Softening and D-Lighting.
  • Scene Auto Selector / Easy Auto Mode

    Scene Auto Selector / Easy Auto Mode

    Nikon COOLPIX cameras are so smart they know what kind of picture you're taking and can automatically select from six commonly used scene modes, eliminating the mode-setting procedure and streamlining the shooting process.
  • Target Finding AF

    Target Finding AF

    Select COOLPIX digital cameras utilize the Target Finding AF feature which instantaneously assesses the intended subject and automatically adjusts the AF area according to its size to assure clearly focused images.
  • Subject Tracking

    Subject Tracking

    COOLPIX cameras and select D-SLRs in Live View mode, maintain focus on a moving subject using a contrast detection system, which is based on the principle that objects in a scene that are in focus display the highest contrast.
  • Full HD

    Full HD

    Full HD video offers a resolution of 1080p, with an aspect ratio of 16:9.

LCD, Video and Photo Gallery images are for illustrative purposes only.