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Nikon D200

Camera Labs Highly Recommended CNET.com Editor's Choice Pocket Lint Hot Product DP Review Highly Recommended
A multi award winning SLR digital camera with an Editor's Choice award from seven expert review websites
SLR 10.9MP 3872 X 2592 Pixels CCD Jul 2010
Camera Type Megapixels Maximum Image Resolution Sensor Type Release Date

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Nikon D200 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Nikon D200 number 967 across all digital cameras.
80
34 Reviews + 19 Awards
32
Missing Some Features
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7 Years Old
Overall Score
35
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 36?

It has great expert reviews but below average user reviews with an average overall rating of 80%, based on 34 reviews. This digital camera has received 19 awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Photoxels.com plus six other sites and a "Best Buy" award from Best4reviews.com plus one other site. Canon digital 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 digital cameras 2017.
The D200 is missing some features:
Quite low megapixels sensor
Only 3872 x 2592 pixels image resolution
Wide range of minimum aperture numbers depending on lens used
Very low display resolution

Nikon D200 Video Reviews


Nikon D200 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

19 Industry Awards

Digital camera experts rave about this Nikon digital camera and have given it 19 awards.

This camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by review websites Photoxels.com, Cnetfrance.fr, PC Mag, CNET.com.au, Asia.cnet.com, CNET.co.uk and CNET.com all of whom thought that this Nikon camera was brilliant.

The authors at websites Best4reviews.com and Digitalartsonline.co.uk both thought that this Nikon digital camera would make a great purchase and gave it their "Best Buy" award.

The authors at two other expert review sites both said that this Nikon camera was very good. This was from DP Review and Camera Labs who gave it an "Highly Recommended".

Two more expert review sites liked this camera. This Nikon camera received a "Gold" award from website PC Advisor.co.uk and it received a "Recommended" award from review site Akam.no.

The experts at three more expert review sites all decided that this digital camera was very good. Letsgodigital.org/nl/ gave this camera an "Excellent" award, it received a "Hot Product" award from Pocket Lint and it received a "Technical Image Press Association Award" from Tipa.com.

Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this Nikon digital camera is 86% based on 33 expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Techradar and Camera Labs. This puts this digital camera in the top 12% of all the digital cameras when ranked by average expert review score.

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Nikon Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 30,611 owner and expert reviews (including 6,994 verified purchases), Nikon has very good ratings for its digital cameras. 95% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Over 90 Different Nikon Lenses Available

Nikon offers over 90 own brand lenses for their SLR cameras including macro, fixed focal length and zoom lenses allowing for huge creative versatility. More lenses that fit Nikon SLR cameras are available from third party manufacturers such as Tamron and Sigma.

Nikon lens range

Quite Low Megapixels Sensor

The Nikon D200's sensor megapixels of only 10.9MP is quite low compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 11% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The average megapixels of all digital cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP.

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Only 3872 X 2592 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Nikon D200 is 3872 x 2592 pixels. That's 37% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera. Nikon offers hundreds of lenses ranging in optical zoom from approx 0.5x (10mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Nikon offers lenses with apertures ranging from F/1.4 to F/6.3.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used. Nikon offers a wide range of lenses with built in image stabilisation.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Nikon D200 of only 230,000 pixels is in the lowest 15% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Digital cameras have display resolutions of between 3 pixels and 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 600,000 pixels.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Nikon D200 of only 2.5" is quite small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 7% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The display diagonals of digital cameras range from 0.5" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Age

Released Over Seven Years Ago

Nikon released the D200 in July 2010.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon mbd200msd200, nikon w1870mm, nikon f3556g, nikon f3545g, nikon f28f4, nikon f18d

Barcodes:

00018208094042, 00018208099931, 00018208099955, 00018208252350, 00410100247968

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