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Nikon Coolpix S8200

$499.00
dgl.ru Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended
A multi award winning and fully featured 16.1 megapixel 14 times zoom factor camera
Compact 16.1MP 14x Yes Dec 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Nikon Coolpix S8200 Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S8200 number 418 across all digital cameras.
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324 Reviews + 3 Awards
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Poor
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Good Features
Overall Score
46
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 46?

It has good expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with an average overall rating of 95%, based on 324 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report good picture quality, that it is fairly priced and superior product quality.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Has a built-in flash
Quite small digital zoom

Nikon Coolpix S8200 Video Reviews


How Big is the Nikon Coolpix S8200?

The Nikon Coolpix S8200 is 103.7mm wide and 59.3mm tall. It is 32.7mm deep and weighs 213g.

Nikon Coolpix S8200 front dimensions

Nikon Coolpix S8200 size in context

Nikon Coolpix S8200 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Three Industry Awards

The experts at review websites Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com both strongly endorse this Nikon camera and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

Review site Dgl.ru recommend this digital camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

24 experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, Ephotozine and Expert Reviews have rated this camera on average 79%.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, Coolpix S8200 owners rated this digital camera as outstanding. 75 reviewers (75% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars. This means that users think this digital camera is one of the better digital cameras.

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Customers Report Good Picture Quality

30 customers who reviewed it thought it was able to produce good images.

  • Will deliver photos that are worthy of the family album — most times…
    Cnet.com.au November 2011
  • The quality of the pictures is very good…
  • An excellent beginners camera which takes great photos in good light…
    Phil T (Amazon) - June 2013
  • Excellent performance, really sharp photos at all focal lengths…
    John S. (Amazon) - August 2013
  • Which also has the ability to take a great photo when the opportunity arises…
  • It is difficult to compose pictures in bright light…
    John S. (Amazon) - August 2013
  • An absolutely great camera - takes photos of very good quality…
    Wroxham (Amazon) - December 2012
  • This camera is incredible! Really good quality images are taken…
    Saqib (Amazon) - September 2013
  • The screen and camera in general are of such quality that the pictures came out perfect anyway…
    Rob (Amazon) - January 2013
  • The modifications are pretty straight forward and the photos are better than that of any cheap camera we have used in the past…
    J (Amazon) - April 2013

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

13 owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was good value for money.

Users Report Good Product Quality

18 customers who purchased this digital camera thought it was good quality.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

13 owners who bought the product thought it was easy to use, four owners mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus and three people concluded that the product was comfortable and easy to hold.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

15 customers who reviewed it mentioned that it had a good zoom and two people wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good lens.

Nikon Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 31,432 owner and expert reviews (including 7,098 verified purchases) for Nikon cameras and found that on average Nikon has very good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Nikon has very good reviews specifically for its cameras. 96% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Eight owners who purchased the Nikon Coolpix S8200 thought it was good for video recording.

Customers Report it is Robust

Five customers who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix S8200 agreed that it was well made.

Users Report Great Battery Life

Four people considered that it had a good battery life.

  • Does drain battery quickly so if you are going away take the charger with you…
    Joanna (Amazon) - August 2013
  • This is irritating and must use up the battery more quickly.
    John S. (Amazon) - August 2013
  • Battery life is good…
  • Battery life is decent, although the bar displaying remaining battery life jumps suddenly from full to half battery which is slightly misleading…

Users Report Good Technical Features

Five owners said that the product had good features.

Users Report Excellent Design

Three customers concluded that the product was good looking.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

12 owners agreed that it was compact.

Users Report a Good Flash

Six customers who purchased it reckoned that it had a good flash.

  • The flash can be somewhat strong against reflective surfaces…
    B. Gruner (Amazon) - August 2012
  • The pop up flash is a great idea BUT…
  • The flash is a bit annoying as popping out where you naturally hold the camera…
  • The zoom is excellent as is the flash…
    PeterColley (Amazon) - November 2011
  • There only appears to be a single flash after a bright green light…
    DAB (Amazon) - January 2012
  • And annoying flash - jumps out just where you keep your index finger…
    Nika (Amazon) - March 2012
  • There is one single thing to be aware of which is the flash…
    Nuwan (Amazon) - September 2012
  • Only criticism is the placing of the pop up flash, have to be careful where you place your fingers when holding the camera…
    J. Watson (Amazon) - January 2013

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Six people who purchased this digital camera agreed that it had a good screen.


Features

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16.1 megapixels, the Coolpix S8200 has a fairly typical megapixel compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 213 grams, the Nikon Coolpix S8200 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is the most commonly found image sensor size on cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Nikon Coolpix S8200 has a relatively typical optical zoom (14 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix S8200 has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of cameras is 2.9", and the display diagonals range from 0.5" to 9". At 3 inches, the Nikon Coolpix S8200 has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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2/3"" Optical Sensor Size

This camera has a 2/3"|1/2"|1/2.3"" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on cameras. 8.80 x 6.60mm.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Coolpix S8200 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this Nikon digital camera). This camera also support a video resolutions of 960 x 540 pixels and 640 x 480 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. Across all digital cameras the worst video resolution is 320 x 120 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Nikon Coolpix S8200 has a self-timer. Most of the other cameras also have a self-timer.

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Has a Night Mode

The Coolpix S8200 has a night mode. Most of the other cameras also have a night mode.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Coolpix S8200 has a USB connectivity, as do most of the other cameras.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Coolpix S8200 supports Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras also support Full HD video.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

When compared to other digital cameras that we have assessed the digital zoom of, the Nikon Coolpix S8200's digital zoom of only 2 times zoom factor is one of the smallest. The digital zooms of cameras range from 0.72x to 810x.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The Coolpix S8200 has a fairly big internal memory (93 megabytes) compared to most of the other cameras. Cameras have internal memory of between 1MB and 32GB.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix S8200 has a higher still image resolution than most cameras. This Nikon digital camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This camera also have still image resolution(s) of 4000 x 3000, 4608 x 2592, 3264 x 2448, 2592 x 1944, 2048 x 1536, 1920 x 1080 and 1280 x 720 and 1024 x 768. Across all cameras the best still image resolution is 6016 x 4000 and the worst is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon Coolpix S8200 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Coolpix S8200 has a tripod mountable. Most of the other digital cameras also have a tripod mountable.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix S8200 features multi-shot function, as do most of the other cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Coolpix S8200 has an HDMI port. Most of the other digital cameras also have an HDMI port.

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Waterproof

The Coolpix S8200 is waterproof, as are most of the other cameras.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Coolpix S8200 supports video capability, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Shock Resistant

The Coolpix S8200 has a shock resistant. Most of the other digital cameras also have a shock resistant.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was December 2013 when this camera was released.


Product Identifiers

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