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Nikon Coolpix S8200
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Nikon Coolpix S8200 Digital Camera

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16.1MP 14x Aug 2011
Megapixel Count Waterproof Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Release Date
Fast, powerful and precise, the COOLPIX S8200 is a compact super-zoom that's sharp enough to capture the moment without missing a beat. The 16 megapixel back illuminated CMOS sensor delivers... More
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37 Reasons For

Three Industry Awards

This Nikon camera received a "Highly Recommended" from both Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com, both of which decided that this camera was great.

This camera received a "Recommended" from Dgl.ru who concluded that this Nikon camera was good.

Average Expert Reviews

This Nikon camera has an average expert rating of 79 out of 100 based on twenty-four expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Expert Reviews.

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, Coolpix S8200 owners rated this camera as excellent. If all the cameras of this age and type are ranked by average owner review score then this waterproof camera is in the top 18%.

Good Video Capture

Several people said in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix S8200 was good for video recording. Charles Pooter said on Amazon “Video is great” and scored this digital camera 80 out of 100. D. J. Sienkiewicz said “Most impressive is the HD video performance, far better than any dedicated home video camera I've ever seen” and gave this digital camera an excellent review score. G. V. Drew gave the product a score of 5 stars and said in their review “Perhaps it is best to view movies directly on my HD TV”.

Good Quality Lens

A number of Nikon Coolpix S8200 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it had a good zoom. A. Hewitt gave the product a rating of 5 stars and said on Amazon four years ago “The lens which came with it wasn't as good a zoom as my old camera”. A. Hewitt also mentioned “Good zoom and excellent shutter release speed”. Cally B rated this digital camera 5 stars and wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S8200 “The images from this are very clear and crisp, both the optical and digital zoom produce a good quality”.

A number of Nikon Coolpix S8200 reviewers considered that the product had a good autofocus. Eric S '62' said “Was very quick to focus, giving bright natural colours”. Jumeirahjane mentioned on Amazon four years ago “The zoom operation is as rapid as I need it to be when focusing on a rapidly approaching or receding child (!”. Looby Loo wrote on Amazon in the same month “It starts up quickly, focusses well (there are several autofocus options), has vibration reduction, motion detection” and gave it an excellent review.

Some Nikon Coolpix S8200 owners who reviewed it considered that it had a good lens. Crookedmouth said in their Nikon Coolpix S8200 review four years ago “When the camera is off, this is stowed away and it is quite comical to see the lens magically appear from such a small camera body”. Three years ago Irene Macdonald said in her review of this digital camera “The wide angle lens is brilliant for landscape photographs”. Four years ago Tim Kidner said in his review of this digital camera “An impressive lens and a number of extra modes (inc good close-up) for the more adventurous photographer, all for a reasonable price make this an inspired choice” and rated the Nikon Coolpix S8200 as very good.

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Good Quality Pictures

Several people who purchased it considered that it was able to produce good images. A.bell wrote “In certain lighting situations in the Auto and Auto Selector mode, I found the pictures were noticeably underexposed” in their review of this digital camera. A.bell also wrote “The resulting photos were good”. A.bell also wrote “The resolution of the photos is very good”.

Five people who bought it reckoned that it had a good picture resolution. Jumeirahjane wrote on Amazon four years ago “The screen resolution is superior to any others I've seen”. Photographyblog.com said on PhotographyBlog.com “The S8200 also offers a high-resolution 3-inch screen, 1080p Full HD movies, 6fps continuous shooting” in their review of this digital camera. Expert review site Cnet.co.uk rated the product 5 stars and said “Nikon's Coolpix S8200 strikes the perfect balance, thanks to its high resolution, powerful lens”.

Some Nikon Coolpix S8200 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was able to produce clear pictures. A. Williams gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon “Even photos taken zoomed through grubby glass were awesome - it focused past the muck really well! The clarity and colour are amazing” in their Nikon Coolpix S8200 review. Rtrois gave the product a rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Very capable and offers plenty of clarity for spoken words” in their Nikon Coolpix S8200 review.

One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was good in low light. Lemzo1 mentioned in their Nikon Coolpix S8200 review on Amazon three years ago “The level of detail and its capability in low light simply amazed me”.

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Good Size

Fourty-nine people who bought this digital camera agreed that it was compact. A. Williams gave the Nikon Coolpix S8200 a rating of 4 stars and said in their Nikon Coolpix S8200 review on Amazon “Despite the false start, this is the best compact camera I've owned”. A.bell said on Amazon “I wanted a compact camera to upgrade on my Fuji Finepix 7MP camera of 6 years for our Florida trip to Disneyworld”. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon four years ago “Overall an excellent compact camera”.

Four customers who purchased it agreed that it was a good weight. David Wray wrote in his review on Amazon four years ago “Is a nice weight in the hand” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Three years ago Joanna mentioned on Amazon “Light weight, fab pictures, great zoom” and gave it a very good review score. Mrs Cannon wrote “This camera has a bit of weight to it which makes me feel confident in its build quality” in her review.

One customer who purchased it said that it was lightweight. David wrote four years ago “I wanted to compliment this with a high quality lightweight camera and this is it” .

One person who reviewed it considered that it was easy to carry around. Londonmum wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S8200 on Amazon “We would recommend this for a family camera - it's compact, easy to carry and just does the job”.

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was a good depth. Peetee wrote in their Nikon Coolpix S8200 review “The zoom is excellent with depth of field a fully available feature” . One Nikon Coolpix S8200 reviewer reckoned that this digital camera was a good size.

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Good Product Quality

Several Nikon Coolpix S8200 reviewers agreed that it was good quality. A.bell wrote in their review of this digital camera “The resultant shots were of high quality and the anti-shake feature enables a fairly steady shot”. Four years ago Amazon Customer said “Very happy with the quality of the pictures” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S8200 and gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars. Art@andipa.com mentioned on Amazon “With an excellent picture quality”.

Good Technical Features

Several customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had good features. A.bell said in their review of this digital camera “There are many features in the menu for separate shooting” but despite that they scored the Nikon Coolpix S8200 3 stars. Anna Williams wrote four years ago “This camera has so many facilities to mention”. Charles Spiteri said on Amazon also four years ago “Great features” in his review of this digital camera and rated it 4 stars.

Easy to Use

Several customers who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to use. A W wrote “I wanted a simple easy to use camera that could fit in your pocket” in their Nikon Coolpix S8200 review. Four years ago Art@andipa.com mentioned on Amazon “Gismos its a breath of freash air to have a handy camera in the pocket that does so much” in their review. Bonnie_man said in their review “Its a joy to use” .

Several Nikon Coolpix S8200 reviewers wrote that it was easy to use the menus. A. Williams said in their Nikon Coolpix S8200 review on Amazon “Even I've found the settings and menus easy to work through”. A.bell mentioned in their review four years ago “The other settings seem to work well”. Jumeirahjane rated it as excellent and said in their Nikon Coolpix S8200 review “The automatic settings responsive in all light conditions tried so far”.

Some people who reviewed it mentioned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. A. Hewitt scored this digital camera 5 stars and said “It's a far more secure way to hold the camera anyway”. Anna Williams mentioned “If feels good to hold” and rated this digital camera as excellent. Mrs. Rachel Lowe rated it as excellent and she said on Amazon five years ago “It is comfortable to hold, feels substantial”.

A number of Nikon Coolpix S8200 owners who purchased this digital camera thought it was easy to handle. S. S. Yuen mentioned on Amazon “The handling is pleasant and assured, with a DSLR feel” in their review. Ephotozine.com wrote in their Nikon Coolpix S8200 review “Offers a substantial set of features with excellent handling and image quality to match”.

One Nikon Coolpix S8200 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix S8200 had a good experience. Looby Loo mentioned “A host of clever little features that make taking pictures a very enjoyable experience” in their Nikon Coolpix S8200 review.

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Good Battery Life

A number of customers who bought the product concluded that it had a good battery life. Four years ago A. Williams said “The only way I could release it was to take the battery out”. Fisherman mentioned on Amazon in the same month “Battery life is brilliant and start-up time is close to instant, which is unusual for most digital cameras.I use it mainly for pictures” and scored the product 80 out of 100. Three years ago Joanna rated the Nikon Coolpix S8200 4 stars and she mentioned on Amazon “Does drain battery quickly so if you are going away take the charger with you”.

Nice Design

Four people who reviewed this digital camera thought it was good looking. Jumeirahjane said “I've even ventured into the world of macro, with beautifully clear results” in their review of this digital camera and rated this digital camera as very good. Four years ago Lois Yorke scored the Nikon Coolpix S8200 5 stars and she wrote “I have not tried that.I'm delighted with my holiday photographs, every one is crystal clear with gorgeous lifelike colours”. Nika gave the Nikon Coolpix S8200 a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote “Beautiful colours and sharp pictures” in their review of this digital camera.

Two customers agreed that it was neat. Four years ago Crookedmouth said on Amazon “In the box==========The camera comes neatly packaged in a commendably busy little box with a number of accessories” and gave it a rating of 4 stars. D. J. Sienkiewicz wrote on Amazon “All in a very compact and neat package” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S8200.

One Nikon Coolpix S8200 reviewer said in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix S8200 was luxurious. Nuwan wrote four years ago “Good, Posh looking camera” in their Nikon Coolpix S8200 review.

One Nikon Coolpix S8200 reviewer who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was smooth. Tim Kidner said in his review of this digital camera on Amazon four years ago “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” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was ergonomic. Five years ago expert website Pcworld.co.nz mentioned “The CoolPix S8200 sports a square design that’s functional rather than pretty and ergonomic”.

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Robust

Several Nikon Coolpix S8200 reviewers who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix S8200 agreed that it was well made. Bonnie_man said “Great camera and build quality is good” in their Nikon Coolpix S8200 review. Crookedmouth wrote on Amazon “On the other hand it looks well engineered and is (in my opinion) at its best in the "traditional" black finish” in their review of this digital camera. H Sam said “Good quality build”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Several customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good screen. Four years ago B. Gruner wrote on Amazon “Well, we'll see about that! I am very impressed with the screen on the back, even in bright sunlight it's clear enough to frame your shot” in their review. Crookedmouth wrote “On the back the camera is mostly LCD screen - it's a nice big one”. Jadsett mentioned “The big screen gives a clear view of the subject”.

Some people who reviewed it agreed that it had a good viewfinder. Margaret Joy wrote “Overall I am very pleased with the camera and appreciate that with a view finder it would be a little larger”. Wilfred Swain said in his review of this digital camera “The thing I dont like is it does not have an optical view finder”.

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Nikon Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Nikon waterproof cameras have good ratings on average and across all cameras Nikon is one of the superior manufacturers.

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Good Exposure Control

Several people agreed that the product had good exposure controls. Tim Kidner rated it 5 stars and he said on Amazon “For those wanting more exposure control, there's a really useful”. Expert review site Digital-Photography-School.com wrote “Program AE is insufficient exposure control for your needs” in their review.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Nikon Coolpix S8200 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product was quiet. Rtrois rated it 5 stars and mentioned “The feel of the camera is solid, nice rubbery texture on the face, nice quiet lense operation” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S8200.

Good Connectivity

One Nikon Coolpix S8200 owner who reviewed the product thought it had email functionality. D. J. Bridge said in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S8200 four years ago “The company even followed up delivery by asking me via email was I happy with the product”.

Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

Unlike most of the other digital cameras of this age and type which do not support video recording, the Coolpix S8200 supports video recording.

We compared all the other cameras which support video recording to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix P7100 is also worth considering.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also support video recording to this camera and we think the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5 ($309.95) is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Coolpix S8200 has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

There are a number of other digital cameras with an image stabiliser currently available which you might want to look at including the Nikon Coolpix P7100 which has better reviews.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Coolpix S8200 supports Full HD video, as do most of the other similar spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras which support Full HD video currently available including because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix P7100.

We think you might also be interested in other cameras which also support Full HD video including the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Coolpix S8200 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also have a built-in flash.

Alternative digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might want to consider include the Nikon Coolpix P7100 which has better reviews.

Other digital cameras which also have a built-in flash that you might want to consider include the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850.

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Waterproof

The Nikon Coolpix S8200 is waterproof, as are most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for more than two years.

It may also be worth considering one of the other waterproof digital cameras currently available including the Nikon Coolpix P7100 which has better reviews.

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on digital cameras of this age and spec.

There are a number of other digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the EOS 7D ($615.00), or the EOS 1D X ($4,599.99) both from Canon or the Nikon Coolpix P7100.

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Has One Image Editing Mode

The number of image editing modes found on the Nikon Coolpix S8200 is more than most waterproof cameras that came out more than two years ago. The most commonly found image editing mode is Resizing, but this image editing mode is not found on this Nikon digital camera. The image editing modes Crop are also found on this digital camera.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector

The number of HDMI connector types found on the Coolpix S8200 is more than most cameras that came out around the same time as it. This camera has a Micro HDMI connector, which is the most commonly found HDMI connector found on digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

At only 0.01 meters, the Coolpix S8200 has a quite small closest focusing distance compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the Coolpix S8200. The closest focusing distances of digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix S8200 range from 0.01m to 0.7m.

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Has Six White Balance Modes

The Coolpix S8200 has a greater number of white balance modes than most similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Coolpix S8200. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent" and "Incandescent" are also found on this Nikon camera.

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±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV Step) Flash Exposure Correction

The Nikon Coolpix S8200 has a ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction which is wider than most cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. Most cameras that are a similar age to it have a ±1EV (1/2 EV step) flash exposure correction. In addition, this Nikon digital camera have a ±2EV (1/2 and 1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction. The best flash exposure correction of all digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago is ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) and the worst is ±3EV (1/3 EV step).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on digital cameras of a similar type and age to it.

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Supports Two ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Coolpix S8200 is more than most cameras of this type and age. The most frequently supported ISO speed is 160, but this ISO speed is not supported by this Nikon digital camera. The ISO speeds 125 and 1600 are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Water Resistant Protection Feature

The protection feature of this camera is Shock resistant|Water resistant, which is typical of many cameras of a similar age and type to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix S8200 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by waterproof cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix S8200. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. In addition, this digital camera supports a video resolution of 960 x 540 pixels. 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.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution amongst all waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago.

Amongst similar types of camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The Nikon Coolpix S8200 has one of the bigger battery capacities (1,050 milliampere * hour) amongst waterproof cameras of this age. The average battery capacity of cameras of this age and spec is 880mAh.

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Supports Two Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Coolpix S8200 is more than most waterproof cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This Nikon digital camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by digital cameras of a similar age and type to the Coolpix S8200. The camera file system "DCF" is also supported by this camera.

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Supports One Power Source

The number of power sources supported by the Coolpix S8200 is more than most similar spec digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. This camera supports a Battery power source, which is the most frequently supported power source supported by cameras of a similar age and type to the Coolpix S8200.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto focus, which is typical of many similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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16 Reasons Against

Poor Support

Some people who purchased it reckoned that it did not have good technical guidance. David Wray said in his review of the Nikon Coolpix S8200 on Amazon four years ago “Some flag that the lack of a manual setting is an issue” nonetheless he rated it 5 stars. J. Watson said on Amazon “I hesitated buying this due to the lack of manual mode”. Looby Loo said “I was a bit worried that there are no manual modes - everything is either automatic or done via "scenes” .

Does Not Have a GPS

Most similar spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a GPS. The Nikon Coolpix S8200 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS.

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also have a GPS including the Nikon Coolpix P7100 which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Coolpix S8200 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other waterproof cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix S8200 are also not 3D compatible.

If you want a camera that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5 ($309.95).

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Coolpix S8200 does not support WiFi connectivity, although this is within the context that most of the other cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix S8200 also do not support WiFi connectivity.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which also support WiFi connectivity that you might also want to consider including the Nikon Coolpix P7100, or the Canon EOS 70D ($757.00).

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Quite Small Optical Zoom

The smallest optical zoom of digital cameras of this age and spec is 3x and the biggest is 10x. The Coolpix S8200 has one of the smaller optical zooms (only 3 times zoom factor) amongst digital cameras of this age.

If you are looking for a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5 ($309.95) (4.6x), or the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 (5x).

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Only Features One Flash Mode

The Coolpix S8200 has a greater number of flash modes than most cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This Nikon digital camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Coolpix S8200.

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Very Narrow Field of View

The Nikon Coolpix S8200 has a fairly narrow field of view (only 96 percent) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec. The narrowest field of view of similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 96%, the widest is 170%, and the average field of view is 100%.

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Only 1600 X 1200 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix S8200 has a 1600 x 1200 still image resolution which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution found on most digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. In addition, this camera have a still image resolution of 4160 x 3120 and 2272 x 1704. The best still image resolution of all waterproof cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix S8200 is 4608 x 3456 and the worst is 480 x 480.

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Only Has Two Shooting Modes

The number of shooting modes found on the Coolpix S8200 is more than most waterproof cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most commonly found shooting mode found on similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The shooting mode "Program" is also found on this Nikon camera.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length

At only 90 millimeters, the Nikon Coolpix S8200 has a fairly short maximum focal length compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. Across all the similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix S8200 the maximum focal lengths range from 4.7mm to 270mm.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Speed

With a maximum ISO speed of only 1,600, the Nikon Coolpix S8200 has a fairly low maximum ISO speed compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix S8200. Waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago have maximum ISO speeds of between 200 and 52,000.

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Only 220 Shots Per Battery Charge

Most cameras of a similar age and type to the Coolpix S8200 take between 120 and 1,119 shots per battery charge, including the Nikon Coolpix S8200 which takes 220 shots per battery charge.

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Very Low Display Resolution

At only 230,000 pixels, the Coolpix S8200 has a fairly low display resolution compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the Coolpix S8200. The display resolutions of digital cameras of this spec and age range from 150,000 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 530,000 pixels.

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Only Supports One Audio Format

The number of audio formats supported by the Nikon Coolpix S8200 is more than most cameras of this age and spec. The most frequently supported audio format is PCM, but this audio format is not supported by this Nikon camera. The audio formats WAV are also supported by this camera.

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Thick

At 37.6 millimeters, the Nikon Coolpix S8200 is fairly thick compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the Coolpix S8200. The average depth of comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Coolpix S8200 is 33mm, and the depths range from 1mm to 83mm.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length

The Coolpix S8200 has one of the longer minimum focal lengths (30 millimeters) amongst waterproof cameras of this age. The average minimum focal length of comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Coolpix S8200 is 26mm.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Nikon Coolpix S8200

Released Over Five Years Ago

It was over five years ago when this camera was released.

SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most commonly supported memory card on waterproof cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Coolpix P7100, or the Coolpix P7100 both from Nikon.

If you want a camera with a better memory card type then you might also want to consider the Canon PowerShot D20 (SD|SDHC|SDXC).

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Average Digital Zoom

The Nikon Coolpix S8200 has a fairly average digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix S8200.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 4x digital zoom cameras currently available including the Nikon Coolpix P7100 which has better reviews.

If this Nikon camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might want to look at the Canon EOS 70D ($757.00) (10x) which also has a higher rating.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Average Weight

The Coolpix S8200 has a fairly standard weight (213 grams) compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that were launched around the same time as the Coolpix S8200.

If you would consider a camera with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Canon PowerShot D20 (205g).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 2.7 inches, the Coolpix S8200 has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Coolpix S8200.

If you want a larger screen size then you might want to look at the Canon EOS 70D ($757.00) (3") which is also higher rated.

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 13.2 megapixels, the Coolpix S8200 has a relatively average megapixel count compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

If this Nikon camera megapixel count is not high enough for you then you might also want to consider the Canon EOS 70D ($757.00) (20.2MP and higher rated).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Protection Feature
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens
Lens Structure
Focusing
Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Auto Focus Point
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Focus Points Selection
Focus
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
HD Type
Audio
Audio Format
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
USB Connector Type
HDMI Connector
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
Display Language
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Battery Capacity
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Recharge Time
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Other Features
Weight
Interface
Lens Focal Range
Video Out Port
Focal Length
Cable
Aperture Range
Camera Shutter Speed Range
Frame Rate
Technical Details

3 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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24 January 2012

The Nikon Coolpix S8200 is a nice surprise. While it's never truly excellent, it's above average in every respect. It's not every day we see a Coolpix S-series compact with no real weaknesses!...

5 December 2011

The CoolPix S8200 sports a square design that?s functional rather than pretty and ergonomic, and it doesn?t have any manual modes.There is also a pop-up flash that can?t be pushed down manually,... Read more…

Why you?d buy the S8200: you want it in black or red; you?ve fallen in love with its high speed continuous specs.Why you wouldn?t: Program AE is insufficient exposure control for your needs.On the...

28 November 2011

The S8200 will easily slide into a pocket despite its 14x zoom lens, and will deliver photos that are worthy of the family album ? most times...

25 November 2011

The S8200 is small considering its significant 25-350mm (14x) optical zoom. There?s plenty to like: good movie and stills quality, effects modes and that image stabilised zoom. There were one or...

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Reviewed 1 July 2014 by Ozz1
(Verified Purchase)

I have a lot to learn if I am going to master this.

Number one item learned,I need to upgrade graphics card to be able to use on my PC. This is mainly due to HD Video

Think I... Read more…

Reviewed 30 April 2014 by A W
(Verified Purchase)

Fully lived up to expectations. I wanted a simple easy to use camera that could fit in your pocket but that also coped with telephoto and really close up shots for outdoor nature photography.Read more…

Reviewed 15 February 2014 by Wilfred Swain "swannie"
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this just to have in my pocket at all times as I am a serious amateur photographer and have 2 DSLRs etc which I can't carry everywhere . The lens now has a scratch on it and I don't know... Read more…

Reviewed 11 November 2013 by Nick
(Verified Purchase)

This camera is by far the best camera I've ever had. I'm particularly impressed with the way it seems to be able to get great photos in low light or when using flash when any other camera I've had... Read more…

Reviewed 25 September 2013 by Saqib
(Verified Purchase)

This camera is incredible! Really good quality images are taken, and are reproduced nicely on the large LCD backscreen. Lots of different modes (black and white, sepia and a cool colour select... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers ncs140
Barcodes 00018208924516, 00018208924523, 00018208924547, 00018208924585, 00018208924622, 00018208944040, 00018208944064, 00018208944699, 03610170846635, 08033737554982

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