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Nikon Coolpix S5200
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Nikon Coolpix S5200 Digital Camera

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16MP 6x CMOS Jan 2014
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18 Reasons For

Nikon Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

Nikon is one of the superior digital camera brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Nikon also has good reviews for its compact cameras.

Supports Wi-Fi

The Coolpix S5200 supports wi-Fi, unlike most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Coolpix S5200 which do not support wi-Fi.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with a wi-Fi and we think the Nikon Coolpix S5200[plb_1873851_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Nikon Coolpix S5200 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years do not support Full HD video.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with a Full HD video and we think the Nikon Coolpix S5200[plb_1873851_price] is also worth considering.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on similar spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory and we think because of it's better review score, the VR-340[pl_1686246_price], and the VR-340[pl_1686246_price] both from Olympus is also worth considering.

If the memory card type of this Nikon digital camera is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the Canon PowerShot G12[plb_1514037_price] (MMC|MMC+|SD|SDHC|SDXC) which also has a higher rating.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Coolpix S5200, the Coolpix S5200 has an image stabilizer.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price] which has better reviews; or the Sony DSC-W800[plb_2163797_price] which is cheaper.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer and we think the Nikon Coolpix S5200[plb_1873851_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Coolpix S5200 has a built-in flash. Most of the other compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Coolpix S5200 also have a built-in flash.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other cameras with a built-in flash currently available including a cheaper digital camera such as the Sony DSC-W800[plb_2163797_price] or you might consider a higher rated digital camera such as the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price].

There are a number of other cameras which also have a built-in flash that you might also want to consider including the Nikon Coolpix S5200[plb_1873851_price].

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This digital camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter type, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar age and type to it.

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Has Seven White Balances

The Coolpix S5200 has a greater number of white balance modes than most compact cameras that are a comparable age to it. This digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Coolpix S5200. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Manual" are also found on this Nikon digital camera.

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Supports Four Camera File Systems

The Coolpix S5200 has a greater number of camera file systems than most compact cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by compact cameras that were released more than two years ago. The camera file systems "DCF", "DPOF" and "MPF" are also supported by this digital camera.

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Has One Camera Playback

The Coolpix S5200 has a greater number of camera playback modes than most compact cameras that have been around for more than two years. The most commonly found camera playback is Single image, but this camera playback is not found on this camera. The camera playbacks Slide show are also found on this Nikon camera.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar type and age to it.

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Has One Image Editing

The number of image editing modes found on the Coolpix S5200 is more than most similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. The most commonly found image editing is Resizing, but this image editing is not found on this camera. The image editings Rotating are also found on this digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Coolpix S5200 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the best video resolution amongst all compact cameras that came out more than two years ago.

A 320 x 240 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution across similar types of digital camera.

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Quite Many Total Megapixels

The Nikon Coolpix S5200 has one of the more total megapixelss (16.79 megapixels) amongst cameras of this age. The average total megapixels of comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix S5200 is 16MP, and the total megapixelss range from 10MP to 48MP.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum image resolution on comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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TFT Display

The Nikon Coolpix S5200 has a TFT display which is better than the LCD display found on most digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. Across all digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix S5200 the worst display is LCD and the best is AMOLED.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is the most commonly found focus adjustment on digital cameras of this type and age.

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Supports Two Audio Formats Supporteds

The Coolpix S5200 has a greater number of audio formats than most compact cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Nikon camera supports a WAV audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by cameras of this age and spec. The audio formats supported "AAC" is also supported by this Nikon digital camera.

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13 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Capability

Most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Coolpix S5200 do not support video capability. The Nikon Coolpix S5200 is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

We compared all the other cameras which also support video capability to this digital camera and we think the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price], or the Canon PowerShot G12[plb_1514037_price] is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

The Nikon Coolpix S5200 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other cameras of this age and spec are also not 3D.

Cameras which are 3D that might be worth considering include the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Nikon Coolpix S5200 does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth noting that most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Coolpix S5200 also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not Waterproof

The Coolpix S5200 is not waterproof. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type are also not waterproof.

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Only 160 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The Nikon Coolpix S5200 is a digital camera that takes 160 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Only Features Two Flash Modess

The Coolpix S5200 has a greater number of flash modes than most compact cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Coolpix S5200. The flash modes "Pre-flash" is also featured on this digital camera.

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Quite Narrow Field of View

The narrowest field of view of compact cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix S5200 is 96% and the widest is 100%. With a field of view of only 99 percent, the Coolpix S5200 has a quite narrow field of view compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix S5200.

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Only Supports Four ISO Sensitivitys

The Coolpix S5200 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most cameras of a similar age and spec to it. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivitys 125, 400, 800 and 3200 are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The Nikon Coolpix S5200 has a greater number of supported image formats than most compact cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the Coolpix S5200.

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Only 1920x1080@30fps Resolution At Capture Speed

This camera has a resolution at capture speed of 960x540@30fps|1280×720@30fps|1280×720@60fps|1920x1080@15fps|1920x1080@30fps|640x480@120fps, which is the most frequently found resolution at capture speed on digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite Long Battery Recharge Time

At 3 hours, the Coolpix S5200 has a quite long battery recharge time compared to most of the other cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Coolpix S5200. Across all the compact cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix S5200 the battery recharge times range from 1.8h to 3.8h, and the average battery recharge time is 2.7h.

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Fairly Big ISO Sensitivity (min)

The ISO sensitivity (min)s of cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Coolpix S5200 range from 10 to 200, and the average ISO sensitivity (min) is 94. At 125, the Nikon Coolpix S5200 has a quite big ISO sensitivity (min) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Coolpix S5200.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture Number

Across all the digital cameras of this age and spec the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.3 to 22. With a minimum aperture number of 3.5, the Coolpix S5200 has one of the larger minimum aperture numbers amongst compact cameras of this age.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Nikon Coolpix S5200

Released Over Three Years Ago

This compact camera camera was released over three years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Coolpix S5200 has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix S5200.

There are a number of other 3" screen digital cameras currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price].

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Average Megapixel

The Coolpix S5200 has a relatively standard megapixel (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the Coolpix S5200.

We compared all the other 16MP digital cameras to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price] is also worth considering.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Coolpix S5200 has a pretty average digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Coolpix S5200.

There are a number of other 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot G12[plb_1514037_price], or the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price].

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Average Optical Zoom

At 6 times zoom factor, the Nikon Coolpix S5200 has a fairly typical optical zoom compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Coolpix S5200.

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Average Weight

The Coolpix S5200 has a pretty standard weight (146 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

If you would consider a camera with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Canon IXUS 155[plb_2176423_price] (142g and cheaper) or the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price] (170g and higher rated).

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MOS Sensor Type

The Coolpix S5200 has a MOS sensor type which is better than the CCD sensor type found on most compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

Cameras with a better sensor type that might be worth looking at include the Canon PowerShot G12[plb_1514037_price] (CCD and higher rated), or the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price] (CCD and higher rated); or the Sony DSC-W510R[plb_1610607_price] (CCD and cheaper).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Image Stabilizer Location
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
AV Output
HDMI
USB Version
Camera
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Self-Timer Delay
Image Editing
Camera File System
Tripod Mountable
Camera Playback
Brightness Adjustment
Scene Modes
Languages Support
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Recharge Time
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Networking
Wi-Fi
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Technical Details
Self-Timer

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Expert Reviews

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16 May 2013

Ideal for travel, because of its durability and easy charge options, the Nikon Coolpix S5200 performs well in a variety of everyday situations. It would be a good camera to consider if you're...

Buying Guide What camera should I buy? your options explained The Nikon Coolpix S5200 is a decent update to the Coolpix range and will suit people looking for a camera without too many confusing...

10 April 2013

PhotographyBlog.com

Sheltering under the Style banner of Nikon's digital camera range is the new Coolpix S5200. It's an affordable, smooth, slim digital compact camera with a back-illuminated 16 megapixel sensor, 6x... Read more…

9 April 2013

A good set of features, but rivals offer superior image quality...

21 March 2013

The headline feature on the S5200 is its built-in Wi-Fi, this allows you to share photos with smartphones and tablets for editing and sharing. You can also use your mobile device for remote...

21 July 2014

Aparat z matryc? 16,8 Mp, wy?wietlaczem 3 cala i zoomem optycznym 6x. Oprócz zdj?? umo?liwia te? rejestracj? wideo w maksymalnej rozdzielczo?ci 1920 x 1080 pikseli.OpisSpecyfikacja i wyniki...

Good range of shooting modes
Good battery life
Impressive zoom
Solid build quality
Charging in, camera
Record button easy to hit by accident
Struggled with metering in bright light
Lacks manual controls
15 September 2013

Die zu einem Pris von 199 Euro (UVP) angebotene Nikon Coolpix S5200 verfügt über eine Bildauflösung von 14 Megapixel. Bei Brennweiten zwischen 4,6 und 27,6 Millimetern weist die Kamera einen... Read more…

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