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Nikon Coolpix S5200
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Nikon Coolpix S5200 Digital Camera

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16MP 6x CMOS Feb 2013
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
The pocket-size, 16-megapixel COOLPIX S5200 with built-in Wi-Fi equips you to capture and share each magic moment with ease. The high-resolution, 7.5-cm (3.0-in.) LCD screen offers sharp... More
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25 Reasons For

Nikon Cameras Have Good Reviews

Nikon compact cameras have good ratings on average and across all cameras Nikon is one of the superior brands.

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The Coolpix S5200 has one of the larger display diagonals (3 inches) amongst compact cameras of this age. The display diagonals of digital cameras of this age and spec range from 1" to 4.8".

There are a number of alternative 3" screen cameras currently available which you might also want to consider including the Nikon 25[plb_1676851_price] which has better reviews.

If this Nikon digital camera display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might also want to look at the Galaxy Camera EK-GC110[pl_2083466_price] (4.8"), or the GC100[pl_2600424_price] (4.8") both from Samsung which is also higher rated.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Coolpix S5200 supports wi-Fi. Most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix S5200 do not support wi-Fi.

Alternative digital cameras which support wi-Fi currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Canon N100[plb_2118439_price], or the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F[plb_1682907_price].

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Coolpix S5200 supports Full HD video, unlike most of the other compact cameras that have been around for more than two years which do not support Full HD video.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras which support Full HD video and we think the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], and the Sony KHX20BBGSFDI[plb_1543754_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many 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], or the Canon SX280 HS[plb_2126239_price] which has better reviews.

If the memory card type of this camera is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the Sony DSC-H400[plb_2169604_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).

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon Coolpix S5200 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also have an image stabilizer.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 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

The Coolpix S5200 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age also have a built-in flash.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the GE A1455[plb_1772760_price].

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The Coolpix S5200 has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most cameras of this age and type. This camera has a Micro HDMI connector type, which is the most frequently found HDMI connector type found on compact cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter type, which is the most frequently found camera shutter type on cameras of a similar spec and age to it.

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Has Seven White Balances

The Coolpix S5200 has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras of this age and spec. This digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on digital cameras of this type and age. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Manual" are also found on this camera.

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Has One Photo Effects

The Coolpix S5200 has a greater number of photo effects than most compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This digital camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on cameras of a similar age and type to the Coolpix S5200.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Coolpix S5200 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most compact cameras that were released around the same time as it. Most comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s)s of 1600 x 1200, 2272 x 1704 and 3264 x 2448 and 4608 x 2592. The worst still image resolution of all cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Coolpix S5200 is 640 x 360 and the best is 5152 x 3864.

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Has One Camera Playback

The number of camera playback modes found on the Coolpix S5200 is more than most cameras of this spec and age. The most commonly 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 digital camera.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many cameras of this type and age.

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Has One Image Editing

The Coolpix S5200 has a greater number of image editing modes than most compact cameras that have been around for more than two years. The most commonly found image editing is Resizing, but this image editing is not found on this Nikon camera. The image editings Rotating are also found on this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the 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 camera). This Nikon 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 actually the best supported video resolution across all cameras that have been around for more than two years.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution across comparable types of digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Coolpix S5200 has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best video resolution amongst all digital cameras of this spec and age.

Amongst comparable types of 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 Coolpix S5200 has a fairly many total megapixels compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for more than two years. The average total megapixels of digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 16MP, and the total megapixelss range from 10MP to 48MP.

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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 the most frequently found maximum image resolution on comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Features Five Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The Coolpix S5200 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most compact cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera features a Face detection auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most frequently featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on cameras of a similar age and type to the Coolpix S5200. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Centre weighted Auto Focus", "Contrast Detection Auto Focus", "Selective Auto Focus" and "Tracking Auto Focus" are also featured on this Nikon camera.

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Supports Three Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Nikon Coolpix S5200 is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. This Nikon digital camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Coolpix S5200. The camera file systems "DCF" and "MPF" are also supported by this camera.

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TFT Display

The Coolpix S5200 has a better display than most cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This camera has a TFT display, whereas most compact cameras that were released more than two years ago 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. The best display of all cameras of a similar age and spec to the Coolpix S5200 is AMOLED and the worst is LCD.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it.

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Supports Two Audio Formats Supporteds

The Coolpix S5200 has a greater number of audio formats than most cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This camera supports a WAV audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Coolpix S5200. The audio formats supported "AAC" is also supported by this digital camera.

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Quite Fast Camera Shutter Interval

The fastest camera shutter interval of comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Coolpix S5200 is 0.008s, the slowest is 30s, and the average camera shutter interval is 4.3s. With a camera shutter interval of only 0.008 seconds, the Coolpix S5200 has a fairly fast camera shutter interval compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix S5200.

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15 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Capability

Most cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Coolpix S5200 do not support video capability. The Coolpix S5200 is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Nikon Coolpix S5200 does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Coolpix S5200 also do not have a GPS (satellite).

It is worth also looking at alternative cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price], the Canon IXUS 140[plb_1561326_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ41[plb_2149949_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

The Coolpix S5200 is not waterproof. Most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix S5200 are also not waterproof.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of only 4 times zoom factor, the Coolpix S5200 has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix S5200. The average digital zoom of cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix S5200 is 11x.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available including the PowerShot A3200 IS[pl_1463972_price], or the IXUS 230 HS[pl_1504252_price] both from Canon or the Nikon S9400[plb_1873860_price] which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a bigger digital zoom then you might also want to consider the 150F[pl_2060742_price] (5x), or the WB350F[pl_2134241_price] (5x) both from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Only 160 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The Coolpix S5200 is a digital camera that takes 160 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s. Most of the other compact cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix S5200 take between 110 and 949 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 digital cameras of this type and age. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix S5200. The flash modes "Pre-flash" is also featured on this Nikon camera.

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Only Has Three Shooting Modess

The number of shooting modes found on the Coolpix S5200 is more than most cameras of this age and type. This Nikon camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most frequently found shooting modes found on digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The shooting modess "Movie" and "Scene" are also found on this camera.

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Quite Narrow Field of View

With a field of view of only 99 percent, the Coolpix S5200 has a quite narrow field of view compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix S5200. The field of views of compact cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix S5200 range from 96% to 100%, and the average field of view is 99%.

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Very Short Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

With a slowest camera shutter speed of only 4 seconds, the Coolpix S5200 has a quite short slowest camera shutter speed compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec. Across all the cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Coolpix S5200 the slowest camera shutter speeds range from 0.12s to 250s.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture Number

Across all the compact cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix S5200 the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 87. With a maximum aperture number of only 5.6, the Coolpix S5200 has a fairly big maximum aperture number compared to most of the other compact cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix S5200.

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Only Supports Three ISO Sensitivitys

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Coolpix S5200 is more than most digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivitys 125, 1600 and 3200 are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The Coolpix S5200 has a greater number of supported image formats than most compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Coolpix S5200. The image formats supported "MPO" is also supported by this Nikon camera.

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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 typical of many compact cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big ISO Sensitivity (min)

The Coolpix S5200 has a quite big ISO sensitivity (min) (125) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Coolpix S5200. The smallest ISO sensitivity (min) of compact cameras that were released more than two years ago is 10 and the biggest is 200.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture numbers of cameras of this age and spec range from 1.3 to 6.9, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.2. At 3.5, the Nikon Coolpix S5200 has a fairly large minimum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the Coolpix S5200.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Nikon Coolpix S5200

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Nikon digital camera has been on the market for over four years.

Average Megapixel

The Coolpix S5200 has a relatively average megapixel (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 16MP digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Nikon 3300[plb_1378452_price], or the Olympus Stylus SZ-15[plb_1721132_price].

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Average Optical Zoom

The Nikon Coolpix S5200 has a relatively average optical zoom (6 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the Coolpix S5200.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 6x optical zoom digital cameras and we think the Nikon 3300[plb_1378452_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might be worth looking at include the Nikon Coolpix S3400[plb_2072942_price] (7x) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 146 grams, the Coolpix S5200 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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MOS Sensor Type

The Coolpix S5200 has a MOS sensor type which is better than most compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. Most cameras that were released more than two years ago have a CCD sensor type.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras that have a CMOS sensor and we think because of it's better review score, the Casio Exilim EX-ZR400[plb_1892885_price] is also worth considering.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Image Stabilizer Location
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
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
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
Focus Adjustment
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
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 Interval
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
External Flash Connector
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
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
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Second Display
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
AV Output
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
3D
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Multi-Shot
Image Editing
Camera File System
Tripod Mountable
Camera Playback
Brightness Adjustment
Built-In Processor
Scene Modes
Languages Support
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
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)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Carrying Case
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
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…

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