Thirty-one owners said in their reviews that it was easy to use. Digital Versus mentioned “Easy to use” in their review of this digital camera and scored this digital camera 4 stars out of 5. Tim Kidner scored it a maximum of 5 stars and he wrote “I used it with against-the-light landscapes through tress and it made enough of a difference to use it and the fact that Nikon place such a prominence” in his review of the Nikon Coolpix S8200. He also said “The video is simple to use, you can also zoom slowly whilst video recording, which helps for smooth recordings, not fast enough for a child charging around” in his review.
Six people who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Five years ago Lois Yorke said “You can, of course, choose from an extensive menu yourself, ranging from landscape to portrait, night settings” in her review of this digital camera. Four years ago Mr a Trapnell mentioned in his review of this digital camera on expert review site Amazon “Also its very simple to use and the settings are quick to get used to”. Tim Kidner said in his review of this digital camera on expert review site Amazon “All the way up through its 14x zoom, at all settings it shows good sharpness” and scored it 5 stars out of 5.
Three people mentioned that this digital camera was comfortable and easy to hold. Mrs. Rachel Lowe wrote “It is comfortable to hold, feels substantial” and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5. A. Hewitt mentioned “It's a far more secure way to hold the camera anyway” and gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars out of 5. Five years ago Anna Williams wrote “If feels good to hold”.
Two owners who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to handle. S. S. Yuen scored this digital camera a maximum of 5 stars and said “The handling is pleasant and assured, with a DSLR feel”.