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Nikon Coolpix S2500

PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
An award winning and fully featured 12 megapixel 4 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 12MP 4x Yes Aug 2011
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Nikon Coolpix S2500 Review

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11 Reviews + 1 Award
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50
Good Features
Overall Score
36
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 36?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 68%, 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 2017.
Customers report excellent design, superior product quality and good picture quality.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Very light
Quite low megapixel
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution

Nikon Coolpix S2500 Video Reviews


How Big is the Nikon Coolpix S2500?

The Nikon Coolpix S2500 is 93.1mm wide and 57.1mm tall. It is 20mm deep and weighs 0.117kg.

Nikon Coolpix S2500 front dimensions

Nikon Coolpix S2500 size in context

Nikon Coolpix S2500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

This camera was given a "Recommended" award by website PhotographyBlog.com who thought that this Nikon digital camera was very good.

Expert Reviews Are Average

11 experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and Pocket Lint have rated this camera on average 68 out of 100.

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Nikon Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 31,432 user and expert reviews (including 7,098 verified purchases), Nikon has very good ratings for its digital cameras. Nikon also has very good ratings specifically within its cameras range. 96% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Nice Design

Two people thought it was well designed.

  • It’s a neat and smooth design, too…
  • Offers pretty impressive performance and features for the price…
    CNET.co.uk April 2011
  • Teenagers will find the slim design attractive and anyone who isn't photographically minded will also…

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

Two owners who reviewed this digital camera mentioned that it was good quality.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Three customers who reviewed the product said that it was able to produce good images.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

Two owners who reviewed the product considered that it was thin.


Features

Quite Low Megapixel

Across all the cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP. The Coolpix S2500 has one of the lower megapixels (only 12 megapixels) amongst cameras of this age.

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Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix S2500 has a higher image resolution than most cameras. This camera has a 4000 x 3000 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all cameras the image resolution ranges from 2592 x 1944 pixels (worst) to 7680 x 5120 pixels (best).

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1" Image Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is typical of many cameras.

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Very Light

The Coolpix S2500 is one of the lighter digital cameras (only 117 grams) amongst digital cameras of this age. The average weight of digital cameras is 300g, and the weights range from 1g to 1.5kg.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Nikon Coolpix S2500 has a relatively standard optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix S2500 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 2.7 inches, the Coolpix S2500 has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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2/3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 2/3"|1/2"|1/2.3"" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on cameras. 8.80 x 6.60mm.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Nikon Coolpix S2500 supports video capability. Most of the other cameras also support video capability.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 108 millimeters, the Coolpix S2500 has a fairly short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras. Cameras have maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 2.3mm and 2,000mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 300mm.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The Coolpix S2500 has a fairly small internal memory (only 19 megabytes) compared to most of the other digital cameras. The internal memory of cameras range from 1MB to 32GB.

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Very Light

The Nikon Coolpix S2500 is fairly light (only 0.117 kilograms) compared to most of the other cameras. The lightest camera is 0.097kg heavy and the heaviest is 360kg.

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Only 640 Pixels Video Resolution

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Very Small Digital Zoom

Across all the cameras the digital zooms range from 0.72x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. The Coolpix S2500 has one of the smaller digital zooms (only 4 times zoom factor) amongst cameras of this age.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon Coolpix S2500 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix S2500 has a 4000 x 3000 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras. In addition, this Nikon camera have still image resolution(s) of 3264 x 2448, 2592 x 1944, 2048 x 1536 and 1280 x 720 and 1024 x 768. Cameras still image resolution(s) range from S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 to 6016 x 4000.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Coolpix S2500 does not support Full HD video, unlike most of the other cameras.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Coolpix S2500 has an HDMI port, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The display resolutions (numeric) of digital cameras range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 600,000 pixels. The Coolpix S2500 has a quite low display resolution (numeric) (only 230,000 pixels) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Age

Released Over Six Years Ago

It was August 2011 when this camera was released.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00018208920570, 00018208920617, 00018208920648, 00018208920679, 02002170534000, 03610170007821, 03610170015222, 03610170036982, 03610480017558

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