By Mike Lowe | Pocket-lint –
It was only a matter of time before an OS such as Android made its way into a camera. Polaroid had headed up the idea with the SC1630 model, but now it’s Nikon that’s in line with the Coolpix S800C.
This Coolpix not only offers the usual fun of a 10x optical zoom compact camera but also ties in Wi-Fi and the Android 2.3 Gingerbread platform.
The camera can connect directly online to perform all the usual photo-sharing stuff, but as Google Play store is wide open the S800C can also download apps. We played Angry Birds and even made a video Skype call to a 3G smartphone. Yup, we went there.
Whether this will be upgradable in the future is unknown. We suspect there are limitations based on processing power and the wider smartphone world that will hold the Nikon back into the more stable, less demanding