All in all, the Nikon Coolpix 8400 has quite a bit to offer. The camera has a solid, well-constructed body in a conveniently portable size. As the widest angle digicam currently on the market, it can shoot images at 24 - 85 mm with an 8 megapixel resolution. The 8400 has all the recording modes that we expect from modern advanced digicams including full Auto, Programmed-Auto, Shutter-priority, Aperture-priority, Manual, Scene, and Movie.
Despite the shortcomings of the Coolpix 8400, we are impressed with its overall performance. All of our sample images taken with the camera were evenly exposed with high detail and accurate color reproduction. For someone looking for a high-quality wide angle solution to meet their photography needs, the 8400 will most likely fill the position so long as speed is not the largest factor.