Also known as Nikon Corporation, Nikon is a multinational corporation headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, which specialises in optical products like cameras, binoculars, microscopes, measurement instruments and others. It was established in 1917 as Japan Optical Industries, and the company was renamed as Nikon Corporation in 1988. Nikon is part of the international conglomerate - the Mitsubishi Group.
The Coolpix D80 is a compact camera with 10 million effective pixels and 10.8 million sensor photo detectors. It has a maximum resolution of 3872 x 2592 and a minimum resolution of 1936 x 1296. The camera carries a CCD sensor of size 1/2.5" and the colour filter array is RGB. On the technical side, some of the features that the camera includes are zoom, auto focus, manual focus, white balance override, built in flash, pop up flash, external hot shoe flash, exposure compensation, metering, continuous drive, movie clips, orientation sensor, self timer, video out, and USB 2.0. The camera is capable of storing images on the SD/SDHC internal card in JPEG (EXIF 2.2) format. The camera has an optical viewfinder with 95 percent coverage and 0.95x magnification. It has a LCD screen of 2.5" that has 230,000 pixels. The camera weighs 668 grams with Nikon EN-EL3e Lithium-Ion battery. The dimensions of the camera are 132 x 103 x 77 mm or 5.2 x 4.1 x 3 in.