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Nikon Coolpix S5200
Nikon Coolpix S5200
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Nikon Coolpix S5200 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 16MP 6x Jan 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
One industry award
Good size
Good quality pictures
7 Reviews + 1 Award
PhotographyBlog.com Recommended

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Reviews

One Industry Award

This camera received a "Recommended" award from websites PhotographyBlog.com who thought that this Nikon digital camera was good.

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on five expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and Techradar this medium megapixel camera has an overall expert rating of 70 out of 100.

Nikon Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

Based on 25,534 expert and user reviews (including 1,510 verified purchases), Nikon has good ratings for its digital cameras. Nikon also has good ratings specifically within its medium megapixel digital cameras range compared to other manufacturers. 92% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Good Product Quality

One person who bought it thought it was good quality. Expertreviews.co.uk said on Expert Reviews four years ago “Rivals offer superior image quality” in their review of this digital camera.

Robust

One owner who purchased it mentioned that it was strong and durable. Expert website Techradar.com mentioned “Ideal for travel, because of its durability and easy charge options”.

Nice Design

One owner wrote in their reviews that it was smooth.


Good Quality Pictures

One person who reviewed this digital camera wrote that it was able to produce good images.

Good Video Capture

One person concluded that this digital camera was good for video recording. Ephotozine.com said in their review of this digital camera on expert website Ephotozine “It also records full 1080p HD videos with stereo sound”.


Price

Reasonably Priced

One owner who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it was good value for money. Expert review site Photographyblog.com wrote four years ago “It's an affordable, smooth, slim digital compact camera with a back-illuminated 16 megapixel sensor, 6x optical zoom lens, 3 inch LCD screen, wi-fi transfer built” in their review of this digital camera.


Features

Good Technical Features

One owner who reviewed it reckoned that it had good features. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned “A good set of features.” nonetheless they rated it 3 stars out of 5.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was compact. One owner who reviewed the product reckoned that it was thin.

Average Weight

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

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This digital camera was released in April 2017.


Display

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Coolpix S5200 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 3" screen digital cameras and we think the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, and the Casio EX-ZR400 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Coolpix S5200 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera also support Wi-Fi.

We compared all the other digital cameras which support Wi-Fi to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung 200, and the Olympus PEN E-PL7 is also worth considering.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Coolpix S5200 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this digital camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo, or the GE A1455.

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Video

Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Nikon Coolpix S5200 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera do not support Full HD video.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other cameras which support Full HD video currently available including the SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, or the SLT-A57Y both from Sony which has better reviews.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Coolpix S5200 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best video resolution amongst all digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera.

The worst video resolution amongst similar types of camera is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Camera

Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Coolpix S5200 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared all the other cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) to this digital camera and we think the 200, or the SAMSUNG WB850F both from Samsung or the Sony HX100V which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Coolpix S5200 features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to this digital camera.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Coolpix S5200 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon Coolpix S5200 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras of this age and type also have an image stabilizer.

Alternative cameras with an image stabilizer currently available that you might want to look at include the Nikon L120, or the GE J1455 which has better reviews.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum image resolution on digital cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Lens System

Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 6 times zoom factor, the Coolpix S5200 has a pretty typical optical zoom compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

If this medium megapixel camera optical zoom is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Fujifilm FinePix S8650 (£299.99) (36x) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

The Coolpix S5200 has one of the smaller digital zooms (only 4 times zoom factor) amongst medium megapixel digital cameras of this age. The digital zooms of cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 1x to 120x.

Alternative 4x digital zoom cameras currently available which you might also want to look at include the Nikon L120 which has better reviews.

Digital cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might be worth looking at include the Kodak Pixpro FZ41 (6x) which also has a higher rating.

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Technical Details

Has a Self-Timer

The Nikon Coolpix S5200 has a self-timer, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Battery

Only 160 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

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

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The Coolpix S5200 has an HDMI, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Packaging Content

Has a Battery Charger Included

The Nikon Coolpix S5200 has a battery charger included. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera also have a battery charger included.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Coolpix S5200 has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to this digital camera.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Coolpix S5200 has a batteries included, as do most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Coolpix S5200 features voice recording, as do most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Coolpix S5200 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

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Light Exposure

Supports Four ISO Sensitivities

The Coolpix S5200 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this Nikon camera. The ISO sensitivities 125, 400, 800 and 3200 are also supported by this camera.

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