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Nikon Coolpix S4200

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Nikon Coolpix S4200

$160.00
Nikon Coolpix S4200
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A fully featured and affordable compact camera
Compact 16MP 6x Yes Nov 2012
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Nikon Coolpix S4200 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with features, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S4200 number 257 in best selling cameras and number 349 across all digital cameras.
83
Reviews
1 Review
89
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 83?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2018.
It has some great features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Larger than average minimum aperture number
Ultra-slim elegance and intuitive touch \\housed in A fashionably slim body that fits perfectly in your hand is A 7.5-cm (3-in.) 460k-dot (approx.) touch-control LCD. designed to sit flush on the back panel, the touch-control screen maximizes efficiency and fun when enjoying fingertip control over shooting and playback functions, or when navigating menus.\
\<br> highly capable zoom \\a 6x optical zoom NIKKOR lens with 26 mm wide-angle coverage ably handles group shots to close-ups. and, operating in conjunction with electronic VR image stabilization, it delivers sharp resolution to help you capture moments, beautifully and with ease.\
\<br> special effects and filter effects \\add unique artistic expression and enhance your images by applying special effects while shooting still images or movies. the choices include soft, high key, low key, nostalgic sepia, selective color, and high-contrast monochrome. you can also add a creative touch to shots already taken by applying one of the in-camera filter effects, such as fisheye, miniature effect, selective color, soft, cross screen, color options or painting.\

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How Big is the Nikon Coolpix S4200?

The Nikon Coolpix S4200 is 955mm wide and 589mm tall. It is 208mm deep and weighs 139g.

Nikon Coolpix S4200 front dimensions
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Nikon Coolpix S4200 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $160.00 it is still in the cheapest 16% of digital cameras.

Features

4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on digital cameras.

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Average Megapixels

The Nikon Coolpix S4200's sensor megapixels of 16MP is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 51% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Coolpix S4200 of 6x is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 41% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Coolpix S4200 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S4200 has an image stabilizer. 77% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Nikon Coolpix S4200's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 3,200 is lower than 79% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of digital cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Larger Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Coolpix S4200 of 3.5 is larger than 90% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Light

Digital cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Coolpix S4200's weight of only 139g is lighter than 73% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix S4200 has a built-in flash. 68% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix S4200 features multi-shot function. 90% of digital cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

Like most other digital cameras, the Coolpix S4200 does not have an HDMI. 55% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Nikon Coolpix S4200 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Coolpix S4200 of 4x is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 53% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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

The Nikon Coolpix S4200's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 26mm is longer than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the longest 29% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of digital cameras is 1MB, the biggest is 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB. The Nikon Coolpix S4200's internal memory of 76MB is bigger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 17% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Nikon Coolpix S4200 of 0.435" is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 84% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most other digital cameras, the Coolpix S4200 does not feature bluetooth. 95% of digital cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Coolpix S4200 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. 83% of digital cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Coolpix S4200 does not support Full HD video. 76% of cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Nikon Coolpix S4200 of 3" is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 80% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Coolpix S4200 is 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. The worst resolution of all digital cameras is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Only 180 Battery Life

The Nikon Coolpix S4200 is a camera that takes 180 shots battery life.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Coolpix S4200 does not support Wi-Fi, although this is within the context that 70% of cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon s4200bk

Barcodes:

00018208263387, 00018208927067, 00018208927081, 00616641735753, 08431016420513, 08431016420919

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