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Nikon Coolpix S5200

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An Award Winning 16 Megapixel 6 Times Zoom Factor Camera
Compact Camera 16MP 6x Yes Jul 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Nikon Coolpix S5200 Review

With very good reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S5200 number 772 across all digital cameras.
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5 Reviews + 1 Award
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3 Years Old
Overall Score
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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 57?

It has average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 70%. This digital camera has received a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Nikon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
The Coolpix S5200 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a batteries included
Has an AC adapter included
Quite narrow field of view
Only supports 25, 125 and 9 more ISO sensitivities

Nikon Coolpix S5200 Video Reviews


Nikon Coolpix S5200 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

The expert at review site PhotographyBlog.com endorse this medium megapixel digital camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on five expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and Techradar this Nikon camera has an average expert rating of 70 out of 100.

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Nikon Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

We checked 28,808 owner and expert reviews (including 2,642 verified purchases) for Nikon digital cameras and found that on average Nikon has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Nikon has good reviews specifically for its medium megapixel digital cameras. 93% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Good Quality Pictures

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was able to produce good images.


Features

Has a Batteries Included

The Coolpix S5200 has a batteries included, as do most of the other latest medium megapixel digital cameras.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Nikon Coolpix S5200 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other recently released similar spec digital cameras also have an AC adapter included.

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Has an HDMI

The Nikon Coolpix S5200 has an HDMI, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera.

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Quite Narrow Field of View

The Coolpix S5200 has a fairly narrow field of view (only 99 percent) compared to most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to this camera. The average field of view of comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera is 99%.

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Features Voice Recording

The Coolpix S5200 features voice recording. Most of the other recently released digital cameras also feature voice recording.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Coolpix S5200 has a hand strap. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera also have a hand strap.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Coolpix S5200 has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other recently released digital cameras also have a USB 2.0 port.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Nikon Coolpix S5200 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this Nikon digital camera). This digital camera also support a video resolutions of 960 x 540 pixels and 1280 x 720 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 digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution across all recently released similar spec digital cameras.

A 320 x 120 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution across similar types of digital camera.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Coolpix S5200 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera.

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Only Supports 25, 125 and 9 More ISO Sensitivities

The Nikon Coolpix S5200 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this digital camera. The ISO sensitivities 125, 1600, 3200, 400, 800 and Auto are also supported by this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Coolpix S5200 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best video resolution across all recently released digital cameras.

A 640 x 480 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution amongst similar types of camera.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of only 5.6, the Coolpix S5200 has a fairly small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera. The average maximum aperture number of digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera is 9.4.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture Number

With a minimum aperture number of 3.5, the Coolpix S5200 has one of the larger minimum aperture numbers amongst medium megapixel digital cameras of this age. The average minimum aperture number of latest similar spec cameras is 3.2.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

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

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Nikon Coolpix S5200 has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The Coolpix S5200 has a battery charger included. Most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera also have a battery charger included.

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16 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 16 megapixels digital camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix S5200 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This camera also have still image resolution(s) of 1600 x 1200, 2272 x 1704 and 3264 x 2448 and 4608 x 2592. The best still image resolution of all new medium megapixel digital cameras is 4928 x 3264 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of latest digital cameras is 2x, the biggest is 120x, and the average digital zoom is 7.1x. At only 4 times zoom factor, the Coolpix S5200 has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Coolpix S5200 has an HDMI port, as do most of the other latest medium megapixel digital cameras.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon Coolpix S5200 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Full HD Video

The Coolpix S5200 supports Full HD video. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to this camera also support Full HD video.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S5200 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other new medium megapixel digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Built-In Flash

The Coolpix S5200 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other recently released digital cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Nikon Coolpix S5200 has a pretty average optical zoom (6 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

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3D

The Coolpix S5200 is 3D, as are most of the other recently released digital cameras.

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Has a Second Display

The Coolpix S5200 has a second display. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera do not have a second display.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Nikon Coolpix S5200 has a self-timer, as do most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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Only 160 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most latest digital cameras take between 120 and 1,499 battery life (CIPA standard), including the Nikon Coolpix S5200 which takes 160 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most of the other latest digital cameras, the Coolpix S5200 does not feature bluetooth.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix S5200 features multi-shot function. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera also feature multi-shot function.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Nikon Coolpix S5200 has a carrying case, as do most of the other new medium megapixel digital cameras.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Coolpix S5200 features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was July 2014 when Nikon released the Coolpix S5200.


Nikon Coolpix S5200 Review Sources

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Nikon Coolpix S5200

719mm longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Bigger internal memory
17% smaller minimum aperture number
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