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Nikon S6200

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A fully featured and award winning compact digital camera, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website and an additional award from another expert site
Compact 16MP 10x Yes Nov 2011
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Nikon S6200 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Nikon S6200 number 721 across all digital cameras.
87
Reviews
67 Reviews + 2 Awards
82
Features
Fully-Featured
61
Age
6 Years Old
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has great user reviews but average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 74%, based on 67 reviews. This digital camera has received two awards including a "Recommended" from PhotographyBlog.com and an "Editor's Choice" from Reviewed.com. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital 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 2018.
Customers report it is easy to use, it is a good size and good lens quality.
The S6200 has some great features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Lens-shift vibration reduction (vr) function for superior camera shake compensation
5. high-speed response that ensures certain capture of fleeting scenes
Filter effects:
Special effects:
4. shooting, playback and retouch functions that easily enable the creation of artistic works: special effects, filter effects
When A tripod is used:
With hand-held shooting:
Hand-held/tripod night landscape detection function
Flash control:
Motion detection:
Average optical zoom
Low noise at high sensitivities:
Technologies for beautiful nighttime shots
3. equipped with 4 technologies and A hand-held/tripod night landscape detection function that enable capture of beautiful nighttime shots in difficult dimly lit or dark surroundings
2. high-power optical zoom lens built into one of the smallest bodies in its class
1. an effective pixel count of 16.0-million pixels and A 10x optical zoom NIKKOR lens with A zoom range beginning at the wide-angle 25 mm (equivalent in 35mm [135] format) for coverage of A broad range of angles of view
A high-performance model with an effective pixel count of 16.0-million pixels for superior image quality and equipped with A 10x optical zoom NIKKOR lens, all in one of the most compact bodies in its class
Has an image stabilizer
Average minimum aperture number
6. A user-friendly camera with an elegant design available in A variety of colors

Nikon S6200 Video Reviews

How Big is the Nikon S6200?

The Nikon S6200 is 93mm wide and 56.7mm tall. It is 25.4mm deep and weighs 0.16kg.

Nikon S6200 front dimensions
Nikon S6200 size in context

Nikon S6200 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Two Industry Awards

This camera received a "Recommended" award from website PhotographyBlog.com and the author at website Reviewed.com gave it an "Editor's Choice" award and thought it was outstanding.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on 17 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Techradar and Digital Versus this Nikon camera has an overall expert rating of 67%.

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Good User Reviews

On average, based on 50 user reviews this camera has an overall user rating of 84 out of 100. 31 reviewers (80% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Eight people who bought the Nikon S6200 considered that it was easy to use.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Seven customers considered that the Nikon S6200 was compact.

  • A block of black plastic no less than 9 mm thick is effectively stuck onto the back of the camera…
  • The camera is very compact, quality appears good…
  • It is nice and easy to carry, fitting into a pocket even when in a soft case…
  • This camera is just the right size for me - not too heavy or cumbersome…
    V M Dean (Amazon.co.uk) - September 2013
  • Its a small compact camera with a big range of what you can do with it…
    Sw (Amazon.co.uk) - January 2013
  • Very compact & stylish, easy to set up, takes great pictures, excellent zoom, did have to buy a good memory card as not supplied with camera…
    Ken (Amazon.co.uk) - January 2013
  • Worth the money and is a substantial size for a compact…
  • Great compact camera, has amazing zoom…
  • If you are looking for something that can be turned on and used with minimal fuss than this little compact is for you…
  • If you need something small, easy to use, that delivers good pictures and is reasonably priced then you could do a lot worse than this little compact (can also record video…

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

12 owners who bought it considered that it had a good zoom and three owners who bought it said that it had a good lens.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

Seven people who reviewed it concluded that it was good quality.

  • The fact that they're married to a keen price and great image quality is the icing on the cake…
    CNET.co.uk September 2011
  • The camera is very compact, quality appears good…
  • Outwardly the camera is of a very sturdy build and feels like good quality…
  • Great compact camera, has amazing zoom and good image quality…
  • Delighted with camera would highly recommend as great quality and easy to use…
  • Photos are in great quality for such a small camera…
    Krystian (Amazon.co.uk) - September 2012
  • 2 small things could be better is, that the quality of night pictures not as clear as the day pictures…
    Lydi (Amazon.co.uk) - September 2013

Very Good Brand

Based on 40,636 expert and owner reviews (including 10,692 verified purchases), Nikon has very good ratings for its cameras. 96% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

18 customers who reviewed the product thought it was able to produce good images.

  • The fact that they're married to a keen price and great image quality is the icing on the cake…
    CNET.co.uk September 2011
  • One way is with “fun” extras like picture effects and face recognition…
  • It takes lovely photos…
    V M Dean (Amazon.co.uk) - September 2013
  • Photo processing is very fast…
  • This camera lives up to all its expectations and so much more, its so easy to use and the quality and and sharpness of the pictures is amazing…
    Sw (Amazon.co.uk) - January 2013
  • Apart from this easy to use and good pictures…
    Julie (Amazon.co.uk) - January 2013
  • Very compact & stylish, easy to set up, takes great pictures, excellent zoom, did have to buy a good memory card as not supplied with camera…
    Ken (Amazon.co.uk) - January 2013
  • The camera takes good photos…
  • Great compact camera, has amazing zoom and good image quality…
  • Nice clear photos and a good enough zoom for holiday snaps…

Users Report Good Video Capture

Two owners thought it was good for video recording.

  • If you need something small, easy to use, that delivers good pictures and is reasonably priced then you could do a lot worse than this little compact (can also record video…
  • Takes great shots & video…
    KM (Amazon.co.uk) - October 2012

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Seven customers thought the Nikon S6200 was good value for money.

Users Report That it is Robust

Two customers who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was well made.

Age

Released Over Six Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since November 2011.

Features

4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Nikon S6200 of 16MP is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 48% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Nikon S6200 of 10x is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 37% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Nikon S6200's minimum aperture number of 3.2 is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 82% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon S6200 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

Across all the digital cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Nikon S6200 of only 3,200 is lower than 71% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Faster Than Average Camera Shutter Speed

The Nikon S6200's camera shutter speed of 0.008s is faster than 67% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon S6200 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Very Light

The weight of the Nikon S6200 of only 160g is lighter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lighter than 67% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Only 960 X 540 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Nikon S6200 is 960 x 540 pixels. That's 75% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. In addition, this Nikon digital camera supports a video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels.

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Longer Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Nikon S6200's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 250mm is in the longest 15% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Nikon S6200 is 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1712 x 1712. Across all cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Narrower Than Average Field of View

The narrowest field of view of cameras is 92%, the widest is 1,000%, and the average field of view is 100%. The Nikon S6200's field of view of only 98% is narrower than 85% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

Across all the cameras the internal memory range from 1MB to 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB. The internal memory of the Nikon S6200 of 74MB is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 19% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Nikon S6200 supports video capability, unlike 67% of cameras which do not support video capability.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the cameras the display diagonals range from 1" to 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The display diagonal of the Nikon S6200 of only 2.7" is in the smallest 26% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Nikon S6200 has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 72% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most other cameras, the Nikon S6200 does not feature bluetooth. 95% of digital cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The display resolutions of digital cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The Nikon S6200's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is lower than 73% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Nikon S6200 supports Full HD video. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Nikon S6200's digital zoom of 4x is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 71% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Nikon S6200 of 0.435" is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 29% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon 26275, vma865e1, vma864e1, ncs325, ncs326

Barcodes:

00018208262731, 00018208262748, 00018208262755, 00018208262762, 00018208856732, 00018208856749, 00018208856756, 00018208856763, 00018208856770, 00018208856787, 00018208923281, 00018208923328, 00018208923335, 00018208923366, 00018208923403, 00018208923441, 00018208923465, 03610170008453, 03610170008682, 03610170029953, 03610170033134, 05908219984300, 08033737552612, 08033737552629

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