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Nikon Coolpix S5200
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Nikon Coolpix S5200 Digital Camera

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16MP 6x CMOS Jan 2014
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28 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This compact camera digital camera received a "Recommended" from PhotographyBlog.com who wrote that this Nikon digital camera was good.

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on five expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and Techradar the average expert rating of this compact camera digital camera is 70%.

Nikon Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

We checked 15,565 user and expert reviews for Nikon digital cameras and found that on average Nikon has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Nikon has good reviews specifically within its compact cameras range.

Good Size

One person who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix S5200 concluded that it was thin. Photographyblog.com gave the product a score of 4 stars and wrote in their Nikon Coolpix S5200 review on PhotographyBlog.com four years ago “It's an affordable, smooth, slim digital compact camera with a back-illuminated 16 megapixel sensor, 6x optical zoom lens, 3 inch LCD screen, wi-fi transfer built”.

One Nikon Coolpix S5200 reviewer thought this digital camera was compact.

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Good Connectivity

A number of customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was wifi compatible. Ephotozine.com mentioned “The Nikon Coolpix S5200 is a Wi-Fi enabled digital camera”. Ephotozine.com also wrote “The headline feature on the S5200 is its built-in Wi-Fi, this allows you to share photos with smartphones”.

Good Quality Pictures

One Nikon Coolpix S5200 reviewer who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was able to produce good images.

Nice Design

One Nikon Coolpix S5200 owner who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was smooth.

Good Product Quality

One person who reviewed it thought it was good quality. Expertreviews.co.uk said “Rivals offer superior image quality” nonetheless they rated it 3 stars.

Robust

One Nikon Coolpix S5200 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Techradar.com wrote on expert website Techradar “Ideal for travel, because of its durability and easy charge options” and gave the Nikon Coolpix S5200 a score of 70 out of 100.

Good Technical Features

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it had good features. Expertreviews.co.uk said on expert review site Expert Reviews four years ago “A good set of features.”.

Good Video Capture

One Nikon Coolpix S5200 reviewer said in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix S5200 was good for video recording. Four years ago Ephotozine.com rated it 4 stars and wrote in their review on Ephotozine “It also records full 1080p HD videos with stereo sound”.

Supports Wi-Fi

The Coolpix S5200 supports wi-Fi. Most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix S5200 do not support wi-Fi.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative cameras which support wi-Fi currently available including the Galaxy Camera EK-GC110[pl_2083466_price], or the SAMSUNG WB150F[pl_1682907_price] both from Samsung which has better reviews.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Coolpix S5200 supports Full HD video, unlike most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Coolpix S5200 which do not support Full HD video.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras which support Full HD video and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], and the Sony KHX20BBGSFDI[plb_1543754_price] is also worth considering.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many digital cameras of this type and age. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available including the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] which has better reviews.

Digital cameras with a better memory card type that might also be worth considering include the Sony DSC-HX60[plb_2166574_price] (MicroSD (TransFlash)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2)|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC) which also has a higher rating.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix S5200, the Coolpix S5200 has an image stabilizer.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price].

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix S5200, the Coolpix S5200 has a built-in flash.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available including the GE A1455[plb_1772760_price] which has better reviews.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This digital camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter type, which is typical of many comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Has Seven White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Coolpix S5200 is more than most compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Coolpix S5200. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Manual" are also found on this Nikon camera.

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Supports Four Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Coolpix S5200 is more than most cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This digital camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by digital cameras of this spec and age. The camera file systems "DCF", "DPOF" and "MPF" are also supported by this camera.

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Has One Camera Playback

The number of camera playback modes found on the Nikon Coolpix S5200 is more than most digital cameras of this age and spec. The most frequently found camera playback is Movie, but this camera playback is not found on this camera. The camera playbacks Slide show are also found on this Nikon camera.

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Has One Image Editing

The number of image editing modes found on the Coolpix S5200 is more than most digital cameras of this age and type. The most commonly found image editing is Resizing, but this image editing is not found on this Nikon digital camera. The image editings Rotating are also found on this camera.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix S5200 has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the best video resolution across all digital cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix S5200.

Across similar types of digital camera the worst video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Quite Many Total Megapixels

With a total megapixels of 16.79 megapixels, the Nikon Coolpix S5200 has one of the more total megapixelss amongst cameras of this age. The total megapixelss of digital cameras of this age and type range from 10MP to 48MP, and the average total megapixels is 16MP.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to it.

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TFT Display

The Coolpix S5200 has a TFT display which is better than most cameras that came out around the same time as it. Most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. Cameras of a comparable type and age to the Coolpix S5200 displays range from LCD to AMOLED.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is the most frequently found focus adjustment on compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Supports Two Audio Formats Supporteds

The number of audio formats supported by the Coolpix S5200 is more than most similar spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. This camera supports a WAV audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Coolpix S5200. The audio formats supported "AAC" is also supported by this Nikon camera.

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14 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Capability

The Nikon Coolpix S5200 does not support video capability, although this is within the context that most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the Coolpix S5200 also do not support video capability.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other comparable spec cameras that came out more than two years ago, the Coolpix S5200 is not 3D.

Cameras which are 3D that might be worth considering include the Panasonic DMC-TZ30[plb_1847857_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Coolpix S5200 does not have a GPS (satellite), although keep in mind that most of the other cameras of this age and type also do not have a GPS (satellite).

Alternative digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) that you might want to look at include the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price], the Canon IXUS 140[plb_1561326_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ41[plb_2149949_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not Waterproof

The Coolpix S5200 is not waterproof, although keep in mind that most of the other compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Coolpix S5200 are also not waterproof.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of cameras of a similar age and type to the Coolpix S5200 is 11x, and the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x. The Coolpix S5200 has a quite small digital zoom (only 4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix S5200.

There are a number of alternative 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available which you might want to look at including the Canon 150[plb_2176458_price] which has better reviews.

If this camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might want to look at the Kodak Pixpro FZ41[plb_3227932_price] (6x) which also has a higher rating.

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Only 160 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The Coolpix S5200 is a camera that takes 160 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Only Features Two Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Coolpix S5200 is more than most cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on digital cameras of this age and type. The flash modes "Pre-flash" is also featured on this Nikon digital camera.

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Quite Narrow Field of View

With a field of view of only 99 percent, the Nikon Coolpix S5200 has a fairly narrow field of view compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the Coolpix S5200. Across all the digital cameras that were released more than two years ago the field of views range from 96% to 100%, and the average field of view is 99%.

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Only Supports Four ISO Sensitivitys

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Coolpix S5200 is more than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivitys 125, 400, 800 and 3200 are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The Nikon Coolpix S5200 has a greater number of supported image formats than most cameras of this age and spec. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by compact cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Coolpix S5200.

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Only 1920x1080@30fps Resolution At Capture Speed

This digital camera has a resolution at capture speed of 960x540@30fps|1280×720@30fps|1280×720@60fps|1920x1080@15fps|1920x1080@30fps|640x480@120fps, which is the most commonly found resolution at capture speed on compact cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Long Battery Recharge Time

The average battery recharge time of similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago is 2.6h, and the battery recharge times range from 1.8h to 3.8h. At 3 hours, the Nikon Coolpix S5200 has a fairly long battery recharge time compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Fairly Big ISO Sensitivity (min)

At 125, the Coolpix S5200 has a fairly big ISO sensitivity (min) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the Coolpix S5200. Similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Coolpix S5200 have ISO sensitivity (min)s of between 10 and 200, and the average ISO sensitivity (min) is 94.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture Number

At 3.5, the Coolpix S5200 has a fairly large minimum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age. The average minimum aperture number of compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Coolpix S5200 is 3.2.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Nikon Coolpix S5200

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Nikon released the Coolpix S5200.

Average Display Diagonal

The Nikon Coolpix S5200 has a relatively average display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other compact cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix S5200.

Other 3" screen cameras currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Casio Exilim EX-ZR1000[plb_1828874_price].

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Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16 megapixels, the Coolpix S5200 has a relatively average megapixel compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

We compared all the other 16MP digital cameras to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price] is also worth considering.

If this camera megapixel is too low for you then you might want to look at the Kodak Pixpro FZ41[plb_3227932_price] (16.15MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 6 times zoom factor, the Nikon Coolpix S5200 has a pretty standard optical zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for more than two years.

Other 6x optical zoom cameras currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-W810[plb_2109582_price], or the Nikon 3300[plb_1378452_price].

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Average Weight

With a weight of 146 grams, the Coolpix S5200 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Coolpix S5200.

If you would consider a digital camera with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Nikon S6800[plb_2118627_price] (145g and higher rated), or the Canon IXUS 240 HS[plb_408112_price] (145g and higher rated).

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MOS Sensor Type

The Nikon Coolpix S5200 has a better sensor type than most compact cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera has a MOS sensor type, whereas most cameras of this type and age have a CCD sensor type.

Alternative digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the S9400[pl_1873860_price], or the Coolpix P510[pl_2071647_price] both from Nikon.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Image Stabilizer Location
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
AV Output
HDMI
USB Version
Camera
White Balance
Self-Timer Delay
Image Editing
Camera File System
Tripod Mountable
Camera Playback
Brightness Adjustment
Scene Modes
Languages Support
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Recharge Time
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Networking
Wi-Fi
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Technical Details
Self-Timer

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Expert Reviews

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16 May 2013

Ideal for travel, because of its durability and easy charge options, the Nikon Coolpix S5200 performs well in a variety of everyday situations. It would be a good camera to consider if you're...

Buying Guide What camera should I buy? your options explained The Nikon Coolpix S5200 is a decent update to the Coolpix range and will suit people looking for a camera without too many confusing...

10 April 2013

PhotographyBlog.com

Sheltering under the Style banner of Nikon's digital camera range is the new Coolpix S5200. It's an affordable, smooth, slim digital compact camera with a back-illuminated 16 megapixel sensor, 6x... Read more…

9 April 2013

A good set of features, but rivals offer superior image quality...

21 March 2013

The headline feature on the S5200 is its built-in Wi-Fi, this allows you to share photos with smartphones and tablets for editing and sharing. You can also use your mobile device for remote...

21 July 2014

Aparat z matryc? 16,8 Mp, wy?wietlaczem 3 cala i zoomem optycznym 6x. Oprócz zdj?? umo?liwia te? rejestracj? wideo w maksymalnej rozdzielczo?ci 1920 x 1080 pikseli.OpisSpecyfikacja i wyniki...

Good range of shooting modes
Good battery life
Impressive zoom
Solid build quality
Charging in, camera
Record button easy to hit by accident
Struggled with metering in bright light
Lacks manual controls
15 September 2013

Die zu einem Pris von 199 Euro (UVP) angebotene Nikon Coolpix S5200 verfügt über eine Bildauflösung von 14 Megapixel. Bei Brennweiten zwischen 4,6 und 27,6 Millimetern weist die Kamera einen... Read more…

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon 26377
Barcodes 00018208132867, 00018208263745, 00018208263752, 00018208263776, 00182089328180
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