Several customers concluded that it was good value for money. Expert review site Whatdigitalcamera.com mentioned “Where once you'd struggle to purchase anything respectable around that price, there are now a host of models vying for pole position”. Ephotozine.com mentioned on expert website Ephotozine five years ago “The Coolpix S2500 represents good value for money although for just £111 you can get the Coolpix S3100 which has more megapixels, longer optical zoom” in their Nikon Coolpix S2500 review. Expert review site Digicambuyer.co.uk said in the same month “A good-looking camera that’s refreshingly slim, light and good value for money” in their review.
Four Nikon Coolpix S2500 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was cheap. Photographyblog.com said in their review “The Nikon Coolpix S2500 is a budget digicam with a sense of style thanks to its all-metal body”. Cnet.co.uk wrote on CNET.co.uk five years ago “Nowadays, many big-name manufacturers are coming up with low-cost cameras that don't skimp on performance or features”. Expert review site Pocket-Lint.com said also five years ago “The Nikon Coolpix S2500 is a 12.1-megapixel budget compact with a slender 20mm body” although rated the product 3 stars.
Some people mentioned that it was a bargain for the price. Ephotozine and mentioned in their Nikon Coolpix S2500 review “Cheap, in-camera Colour Options”. Five years ago expert website Cnet.com.au mentioned “Amidst the influx of cheap compact cameras here at CNET of late - see the” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S2500 and scored the Nikon Coolpix S2500 4 stars. Cnet.com.au also mentioned “The S2500 is a respectable cheap compact that loses marks for its basic feature set”.