Nikon Coolpix 4800 Review

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Nikon Coolpix 4800

Playback Modes & Screens

The Playback screen displays the time and date of capture, the folder name and filename. The icon on the left indicates that this image is marked for Auto Transfer. A voice memo can be recorded by depressing the shutter button. On the bottom is the image size/quality (4- megapixel/High) and the image # / total # of images on the SD card or internal memory.

Nikon Coolpix 4800
Nikon Coolpix 4800

Thumbnail index mode (Wide zoom button) displays 4 or 9 images per page.

Nikon Coolpix 4800

The image can be magnified from 1.2x to 10x in 0.2x steps, once enlarged you can scroll around inside of it using the 4-way controller.

Nikon Coolpix 4800

Playback menu has options for Print set (DPOF) printing information, automated slideshow, image Delete, image Protect, Auto Transfer, Small pic and Copy. The Small Picture option creates a smaller image for email or web use, select from 640x480, 320x240 or 160x120 size.

Nikon Coolpix 4800

The Photo Trim option works in conjunction with playback zoom, allowing you to crop out a smaller section of an image and save it as a new image.

Nikon Coolpix 4800

Audio memos can be attached to still images and are be played back in-camera, thanks to its built-in speaker and microphone.

Nikon Coolpix 4800

QuickTime movies are played back in full screen mode, playback starts by pressing the 4-way controller's center button.

Nikon Coolpix 4800

During playback, the 4-way controller's left and right buttons are used to select the playback controls displayed at the top of the LCD; pressing the center button performs the selected action. The bar at the bottom indicates the playback position with the running time in seconds displayed on the right.

Nikon Coolpix 4800

Set-Up menu options:
    Welcome screen - Change the image used for the power up screen (Disable, Nikon, Animation, or Select an Image)

    Date - Set the internal time and date

    Date imprint - Records date, or date & time onto image

    Monitor settings - Adjust monitor settings (Start-up Display, Review options, Brightness)

    Sound settings - Change camera sounds for Buttons, Shutter, Start-up, and adjust Volume

    Auto Off - Sleep delay time: 30s, 1m, 5m, 30m

    Format memory/card - Format internal memory or SD card

    Language - Choose Menu language (11 languages available)

    USB - Select the USB protocol: PTP or Mass Storage

    Video Mode - Video output format: NTSC or PAL

    Reset All - Reset all settings to default

    Firmware version - Display the camera's internal software version

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