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Nikon Coolpix S5200
Nikon Coolpix S5200
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Nikon Coolpix S5200 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 16MP 6x Jul 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Good brand
3D
Supports Full HD video
7 Reviews + 1 Award
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Reviews

Good Brand

Based on 25,534 owner and expert reviews (including 1,510 verified purchases), Nikon has good reviews for its cameras. Nikon also has good reviews specifically within its medium megapixel digital cameras range compared to other manufacturers. 92% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Video

Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Coolpix S5200 supports Full HD video, unlike most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera which do not support Full HD video.

There are a number of other digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, or the SLT-A57Y both from Sony or the Casio EX-ZR400.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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). In addition, this Nikon camera 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 camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution across all digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera.

A 320 x 120 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution amongst comparable types of 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 a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the best video resolution amongst all similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years.

Amongst similar types of digital camera the worst video resolution is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Coolpix S5200 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this digital camera.

Other cameras which support Wi-Fi currently available which you might want to consider include the 200, or the 150F both from Samsung which has better reviews.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Coolpix S5200 does not feature bluetooth, although keep in mind that most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera also do not feature bluetooth.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

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

Alternative cameras with an image stabilizer currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Nikon L120, or the GE J1455.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix S5200 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 1600 x 1200, 2272 x 1704 and 3264 x 2448 and 4608 x 2592. Across all cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera the best still image resolution is 4928 x 3264 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Coolpix S5200 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash and we think the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo ($799.98), and the GE A1455 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Coolpix S5200 has an HDMI port. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera also have an HDMI port.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Coolpix S5200 has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that came out more than two years ago also have a USB 2.0 port.

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Display

Has a Second Display

The Coolpix S5200 has a second display. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age do not have a second display.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Coolpix S5200 has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

We compared all the other 3" screen digital cameras to this camera and we think the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, the Samsung 72, and the Olympus OM-D E-M5 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this Nikon digital camera display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the D4 ($4,299.99) (3.2" and higher rated), or the D4S ($4,489) (3.2" and higher rated) both from Nikon or the Leica T ($1,115.77) (3.7" and higher rated).

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Camera

Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix S5200 features multi-shot function, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this camera.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

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

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Coolpix S5200 has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Coolpix S5200 has a hand strap, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Nikon Coolpix S5200 has a batteries included. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera also have a batteries included.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Coolpix S5200 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Light Exposure

Supports Three ISO Sensitivities

The Coolpix S5200 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivities 125, 1600 and 3200 are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Shutter

Quite Fast Camera Shutter Interval

The Coolpix S5200 has a fairly fast camera shutter interval (only 0.008 seconds) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The average camera shutter interval of cameras of this age and type is 5.1s, and the camera shutter intervals range from 0.008s to 30s.

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Lens System

Quite Small Digital Zoom

The Coolpix S5200 has a quite small digital zoom (only 4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The digital zooms of digital cameras of this type and age range from 1x to 120x, and the average digital zoom is 6.6x.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 4x digital zoom digital cameras and we think the Nikon L120, and the Canon Powershot A3500 IS ($83) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this medium megapixel camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the WB250 (5x and higher rated), or the 150F (5x and higher rated) both from Samsung or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ72 (5x and higher rated).

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture Number

Across all the digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera the maximum aperture numbers range from 2.5 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 7.4. The Nikon Coolpix S5200 has one of the bigger maximum aperture numbers (only 5.6) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

At 3.5, the Coolpix S5200 has a fairly large minimum aperture number compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera. Across all the medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.7 to 22.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 6 times zoom factor, the Coolpix S5200 has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera.

If this Nikon digital camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the 150 (8x), or the 145 (8x) both from Canon or the Nikon Coolpix S5300 ($119.99) (8x) which also has a higher rating.

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Battery

Only 160 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

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

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Nikon digital camera has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00018208132867, 00018208263745, 00018208263752, 00018208263776, 00018208932764, 00018208932795, 00018208932849, 00018208932887, 00018208932924, 00018208988655, 00182089328180, 08431016520411, 08431016520510, 08431016525218

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