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Nikon Coolpix S1200

80

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Nikon Coolpix S1200

$185.00
Nikon Coolpix S1200

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An award winning and cheap compact digital camera, with very good features
Compact 14.1MP 5x Yes Sep 2011
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Nikon Coolpix S1200 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S1200 number 283 across all digital cameras.
90
Reviews
11 Reviews + 1 Award
81
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 80?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 74%, based on 11 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This Nikon digital camera has some great features:
Average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Average minimum aperture number
Has a built-in flash
The camera/projection system that fits in your pocket
Share like never before
Connect and project larger than life images
Shoot great stills and movies
14.1-megapixels and a 5x zoom lens
Make your living room A theater
HD (720p) movies with stereo sound
Fun and easy to use
A host of convenient scene modes

How Big is the Nikon Coolpix S1200?

The Nikon Coolpix S1200 is 107mm wide and 63.4mm tall. It is 22.6mm deep and weighs 0.186kg.

Nikon Coolpix S1200 front dimensions
Nikon Coolpix S1200 size in context

Nikon Coolpix S1200 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Only 4320 X 3240 Pixels Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix S1200 has a maximum image resolution of 4320 x 3240 pixels. That's 12% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all cameras the best resolution is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Nikon Coolpix S1200 of only 14.1MP is in the lowest 34% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Coolpix S1200 of 5x is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 49% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Coolpix S1200 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. The best resolution of all cameras is 3840 x 3840 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon Coolpix S1200 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Coolpix S1200 of 6,400 is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 43% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Coolpix S1200's minimum aperture number of 3.9 is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 1% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon Coolpix S1200 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Coolpix S1200 of 186g is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 43% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Coolpix S1200 features flash exposure compensation. 79% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Very Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Nikon Coolpix S1200 of 28mm is very long compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the longest 4% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1024 X 768 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Coolpix S1200 is 1024 x 768. That's 73% lower still image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1712 x 1712. Cameras resolutions range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Coolpix S1200's image sensor size of 0.435" is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 40% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 220 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Nikon Coolpix S1200 which takes 220 battery life.

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Features Date Imprinting

The Coolpix S1200 features date imprinting. 93% of cameras do not feature date imprinting.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Nikon Coolpix S1200 supports Full HD video, unlike 76% of cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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Narrower Than Average Field of View

Across all the digital cameras the field of views range from 92% to 1,000%, and the average field of view is 100%. The field of view of the Nikon Coolpix S1200 of only 98% is narrower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is narrower than 85% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Nikon Coolpix S1200's display diagonal of 3" is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 77% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Coolpix S1200 supports video capability, unlike 67% of cameras which do not support video capability.

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

The internal memory of the Nikon Coolpix S1200 of 94MB is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 91% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The internal memory of digital cameras range from 1MB to 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Coolpix S1200 of 4x is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 80% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Calendar

The Coolpix S1200 features calendar, unlike 87% of cameras which do not feature calendar.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Coolpix S1200 has an HDMI port, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon s1200pj

Barcodes:

00018208923571, 00018208923618, 00182089235716, 00182089236188, 08033737552704

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