Some Nikon Coolpix S5100 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking. expert website Photographyblog.com scored it 80 out of 100 and wrote “The Nikon Coolpix S5100 is a stylish new budget point-and-shoot camera”. Expert review site Digicambuyer.co.uk mentioned in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S5100 six years ago “The Nikon COOLPIX S5100 is reasonably priced and looks stylish, yet its processing power is poor” although gave it a rating of 3 stars. Photo Radar said “Rugged magnesium alloy body gives the impression that this is a DSLR that has been shrunk - crisp packet style - in an oven” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S5100.
Some people agreed that the product was a good design. Photo Radar mentioned “Compact, attractive, sturdy magnesium body design Well laid-out buttons, well-designed menu system Excellent, natural color with good contrast Faster autofocus than predecessor iTTL flash hot shoe Ada” yet only rated the product 60 out of 100. Photo Radar also mentioned “Sharp pictures, good colour balance, nice design”.
One person who purchased it thought it was ergonomic. Photo Radar wrote “Nice ergonomics” although only scored it 60 out of 100.
One person who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix S5100 thought it was luxurious. Expert website Photoradar.com mentioned “It's for these situations that a number of camera manufacturers are trying to tempt owners of SLRs to buy a second camera - a deluxe professional compact” in their Nikon Coolpix S5100 review however despite that only gave this digital cameras a rating of 60 out of 100.
One person who reviewed it mentioned that it was neat. Expert website T3.com wrote “A neat looking 12.2MP megapixel camera which promises high-image quality all situations, even at night, using lens-shift Vibration Reduction, enhanced Motion Detection” in their review of this digital cameras and rated the product 4 stars.