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Nikon Coolpix S8200

dgl.ru Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended
A multi award winning compact digital camera with average features
Compact 16.1MP 14x Yes Dec 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Nikon Coolpix S8200 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S8200 number 711 across all digital cameras.
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324 Reviews + 3 Awards
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Average Features
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3 Years Old
Overall Score
43
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 44?

It has not bad expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with an average overall rating of 86%, based on 324 reviews. This digital camera has received three awards including a "Highly Recommended" award from Ephotozine plus one other site and a "Recommended" award from Dgl.ru. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Nikon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report good picture quality, that it is reasonably priced and good product quality.
The Coolpix S8200 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution
Has an image stabilizer
Very small digital zoom

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How Big is the Nikon Coolpix S8200?

The Nikon Coolpix S8200 is 103.7mm wide and 59.3mm tall. It is 32.7mm deep and weighs 213g.

Nikon Coolpix S8200 front dimensions

Nikon Coolpix S8200 size in context

Nikon Coolpix S8200 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Three Industry Awards

Review sites Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com both strongly endorse this Nikon camera and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The writer at one more expert review site concluded that they would recommend this Nikon digital camera. This digital camera received a "Recommended" award from Dgl.ru.

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on 24 expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Expert Reviews this camera has an average expert rating of 79 out of 100.

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User Reviews Are Excellent

The average user rating of this camera is marvellous based on 300 user reviews. 75 reviewers (75% of all reviewers) gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars. If all the digital cameras are ranked by average user review score then this digital camera is in the top 17%.

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Customers Report Good Picture Quality

30 customers wrote in their reviews that it was able to produce good images.

  • Will deliver photos that are worthy of the family album — most times…
    Cnet.com.au November 2011
  • The quality of the pictures is very good…
  • An excellent beginners camera which takes great photos in good light…
    Phil T (Amazon) - June 2013
  • Excellent performance, really sharp photos at all focal lengths…
    John S. (Amazon) - August 2013
  • Which also has the ability to take a great photo when the opportunity arises…
  • It is difficult to compose pictures in bright light…
    John S. (Amazon) - August 2013
  • An absolutely great camera - takes photos of very good quality…
    Wroxham (Amazon) - December 2012
  • This camera is incredible! Really good quality images are taken…
    Saqib (Amazon) - September 2013
  • The screen and camera in general are of such quality that the pictures came out perfect anyway…
    Rob (Amazon) - January 2013
  • The modifications are pretty straight forward and the photos are better than that of any cheap camera we have used in the past…
    J (Amazon) - April 2013

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

13 owners said in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix S8200 was good value for money.

Users Report Superior Product Quality

18 people thought it was good quality.

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

13 owners said that the product was easy to use, four people mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus and three people who reviewed it agreed that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

15 people wrote in their reviews that it had a good zoom and two customers who purchased the Nikon Coolpix S8200 concluded that it had a good lens.

Nikon Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 30,771 user and expert reviews (including 6,974 verified purchases) for Nikon cameras and found that on average Nikon has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Nikon has very good ratings specifically for its digital cameras. 96% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Eight owners who bought the Nikon Coolpix S8200 considered that it was good for video recording.

Customers Report it is Robust

Five owners who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix S8200 reckoned that it was well made.

Users Report Good Battery Life

Four people who bought the Nikon Coolpix S8200 said that it had a good battery life.

  • Does drain battery quickly so if you are going away take the charger with you…
    Joanna (Amazon) - August 2013
  • This is irritating and must use up the battery more quickly.
    John S. (Amazon) - August 2013
  • Battery life is good…
  • Battery life is decent, although the bar displaying remaining battery life jumps suddenly from full to half battery which is slightly misleading…

Customers Report Superior Technical Features

Five customers mentioned in their reviews that the product had good features.

Customers Report Nice Design

Three people said in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix S8200 was good looking.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

12 customers who reviewed it concluded that it was compact.

Users Report a Good Flash

Six owners reckoned that it had a good flash.

  • The flash can be somewhat strong against reflective surfaces…
    B. Gruner (Amazon) - August 2012
  • The pop up flash is a great idea BUT…
  • The flash is a bit annoying as popping out where you naturally hold the camera…
  • The zoom is excellent as is the flash…
    PeterColley (Amazon) - November 2011
  • There only appears to be a single flash after a bright green light…
    DAB (Amazon) - January 2012
  • And annoying flash - jumps out just where you keep your index finger…
    Nika (Amazon) - March 2012
  • There is one single thing to be aware of which is the flash…
    Nuwan (Amazon) - September 2012
  • Only criticism is the placing of the pop up flash, have to be careful where you place your fingers when holding the camera…
    J. Watson (Amazon) - January 2013

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Six people agreed that it had a good screen.


Features

Average Megapixels

The Nikon Coolpix S8200's sensor megapixels of 16.1MP is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Coolpix S8200's optical zoom of 14x is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S8200 has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of digital cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix S8200 has a built-in flash. 66% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Weight

The Nikon Coolpix S8200's weight of 213g is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Still Image Resolution

This digital camera supports a still image resolution of 4608 x 3456|4000 x 3000|4608 x 2592|3264 x 2448|2592 x 1944|2048 x 1536|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|1024 x 768|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on cameras.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of digital cameras is 1MB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 390MB. The internal memory of the Coolpix S8200 of 93MB is in the biggest 14% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Coolpix S8200's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Night Mode

The Coolpix S8200 has a night mode, unlike 96% of digital cameras which do not have a night mode.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Coolpix S8200 has a USB connectivity, which is unusual. 87% of digital cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Nikon Coolpix S8200 has a tripod mount. 75% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Coolpix S8200 has an HDMI port, unlike 71% of digital cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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Waterproof

The Nikon Coolpix S8200 is waterproof, which is unusual. 92% of digital cameras are not waterproof.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of digital cameras range from 0.5" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The display diagonal of the Coolpix S8200 of 3" is quite large compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 11% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

Digital cameras have digital zooms of between 0.72x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. The Coolpix S8200's digital zoom of only 2x is in the smallest 6% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Shock Resistant

The Nikon Coolpix S8200 has a shock resistant, unlike 96% of digital cameras which do not have a shock resistant.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Coolpix S8200 has a self-timer, unlike 82% of cameras which do not have a self-timer.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|960 x 540|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Coolpix S8200 supports video capability, unlike 67% of cameras which do not support video capability.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix S8200 features multi-shot function. 91% of digital cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Nikon Coolpix S8200 supports Full HD video, unlike 75% of digital cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since December 2013.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00018208924516, 00018208924547, 00018208924585, 00018208924622, 00018208944040, 00018208944064, 00018208944699, 03610170846635, 08033737554982

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Nikon Coolpix S8200

4.8x bigger digital zoom
Lighter
Marginally larger maximum aperture number
Shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)

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