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Nikon D200 Digital Camera

SLR 10.9MP Feb 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Release Date
Nineteen industry awards
Price is body only, no lens
Extremely high price, numerous manual controls may confuse some photographers, long feature list probably overkill for beginners
59 Reviews + 19 Awards
Camera Labs Highly Recommended CNET.com Editor's Choice Pocket Lint Hot Product DP Review Highly Recommended

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Reviews

Nineteen Industry Awards

Amongst similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than a year, this Nikon camera is one of the most highly awarded by expert review sites.

Review websites CNET.com, PC Mag, Asia.cnet.com, CNET.co.uk, CNET.com.au, Photoxels.com and Cnetfrance.fr all thought that this camera was terrific and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

This low megapixel digital camera was given a "Highly Recommended" award by both websites Camera Labs and DP Review, both of which decided that this camera was great.

The writers at review websites Digitalartsonline.co.uk and Best4reviews.com both thought that this camera would make a great purchase and gave it their "Best Buy" award.

An additional two expert review sites both liked this Nikon camera. Review website Akam.no conluded that they would endorse this camera and gave it a "Recommended" award and it received a PC Advisor.co.uk "Gold" award.

Three more expert review sites all thought that this low megapixel digital camera was good. EISA.eu gave this Nikon camera an "EISA" award, it received a "5 Star" award from 01net.com and Pocket Lint gave it a "Hot Product" award.

Good Expert Reviews

Based on thirty-three expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Techradar and Camera Labs the average expert rating of this Nikon digital camera is 86 out of 100. Camera experts think this low megapixel digital camera is one of the better cameras of this type and age.

Nikon Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

Based on 25,534 owner and expert reviews (including 548 verified purchases), Nikon has good ratings for its cameras. Nikon also has good ratings specifically for its low megapixel digital cameras. 99% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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GPS Connectivity

One person who purchased this digital camera considered that it was good in terms of connectivity. Mac World mentioned in his Nikon D200 review “GPS connectivity”.


New Wireless Flash System Can Fire the Built-In Strobe

One person said in their reviews that it had a good flash. Pc Mag mentioned on PC Mag eleven years ago “New wireless flash system can fire the built-in strobe” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars.

Excellent Image Quality

Eighteen people agreed that it was able to produce good images. Mac World rated it 4 stars out of 5 and he said in his review of the Nikon D200 “Ability to shoot multiple exposures to the same image file”. Pc Mag mentioned “Great performance and picture quality”. Mac World also wrote “Very little image distortion” in his review.

Three owners who purchased this digital camera thought it had a good picture resolution. Dp Review said “Excellent resolution, although not a huge step up from eight megapixels”. P. Shepard wrote in their review of this digital camera “Happy shooting!” .

Two customers wrote in their reviews that the product had a good image sensor. Expert review site Neocamera.com said eleven years ago “Its unique selling points are a 10 megapixel sensor and a 5 FPS continuous dr”. Dpexpert.com.au mentioned “The D200 has a 10.2 megapixel sensor and stands between the D70s” in their review of this digital camera.

One person who reviewed this digital camera thought it was good at handing highlights and shadows in pictures. Dpexpert.com.au wrote “The ability of the 200 to preserve detail in shadows without producing blown highlights is impressive” in their review of this digital camera.

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Price is Body Only, No Lens

Three customers who bought the product reckoned that it did not have a good lens. Eleven years ago Pc Mag said on PC Mag “Price is body only, no lens” in their review of this digital camera nonetheless they scored this digital camera a maximum of 5 stars. Techradar wrote “Wide-angle coverage limited by lens magnification” however they scored the product a maximum of 5 stars.

Two customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera did not have a good autofocus. Dpexpert.com.au mentioned eleven years ago “Suddenly the auto-focus point shifts to some inappropriate spo” . Mac World said “Huge selection of focusing options can be confusing” although he rated the Nikon D200 4 stars out of 5.

One owner who reviewed it thought it did not have a good zoom. Camera Labs said eleven years ago “Playback zoom overly complicated (to us” but they scored this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Underexposed On Auto Exposure Setting

Two customers who reviewed the product considered that it did not have good exposure controls. Mac World said “Images somewhat underexposed in auto exposure settings” in his review of this digital camera but even so he gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5. Good Gear Guide.com.au mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Underexposed on auto exposure setting” however they scored this digital camera 80 out of 100.


Features

Good Technical Features

Eight people who reviewed it considered that it had good features. Expert review site Howstuffworks.com said “Advanced digital single-lens reflex (SLR) cameras are supposed to be impressive models, offering many high-end capabilities and powerful features” in their review of the Nikon D200 nonetheless they gave this digital camera a score of 3 stars out of 5. Eleven years ago Pcmag.com wrote “The D200s speedy performance and unique features make it a powerful D-SLR worthy of an Editors Choice”. Goodgearguide.com.au wrote on expert review site Good Gear Guide.com.au “An exceptional camera with a long list of excellent features and impressive image quality”.


Design

Nice Design

Three owners agreed that it was well designed.

One person who reviewed the product reckoned that it was ergonomic. Expert website Cameralabs.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Its very robust, has great ergonomics and a wide array of features, while handling superbly” .

Intuitive Controls

Three owners who purchased it concluded that it was easy to use. Mac World mentioned “Intuitive controls”. Two people who bought it wrote that it was easy to handle. Camera Labs mentioned “Responsive handling, fast burst shooting”.

One owner who bought this digital camera reckoned that it was easy to use the menus.

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Rugged Body

Six people mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon D200 was strong and durable. Cnet.com mentioned on CNET.com “Rugged body” in their review of this digital camera and scored the product 4 stars out of 5. Steves-Digicams.com wrote on Steve's Digicams “The cameras mechanisms are housed in a rugged, lightweight magnesium alloy chassis”. Photoanswers.co.uk said on expert review site Photo Answers.co.uk eight years ago “The Nikon D200 offers a great range of features and great results, all housed in a sturdy body”.

Three people who bought this digital camera reckoned that it was well made. Dp Review mentioned on DP Review “Compact body design which has a true pro feel, build and feature set”. Camera Labs mentioned “Superb build quality, close to 2X”. Photo.net said nine years ago “The metal body, rubber-clad where needed, feels very solid and suggests a very reliable camera” .

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Good Color Quality

Fifteen people said that it was good quality. Nine years ago Photo.net mentioned “Excellent image quality, excellent ergonomics, design” in their review of the Nikon D200. Photo.net also mentioned “Outstanding photo quality, many high-end features, outstanding response times, unit is versatile with add-on components” in their review. Good Gear Guide.com.au mentioned “Excellent image quality, attractive design, easy to use” in their review of this digital camera.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Three owners who reviewed it thought it was a good body shape.

Three customers mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon D200 was compact. Cnet.com wrote on expert website CNET.com “A long-awaited successor to the companys D100, offers serious amateur photographers and value-minded professionals a compact, sub-$2,000 digital SLR with many of the specifications, features” in their review of this digital camera.

One customer who purchased the product reckoned that it was lightweight.

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Audio

Higher Noise At ISO 1600

Three people who purchased it agreed that it was noisy. Eleven years ago Dp Review said on DP Review “Higher noise at ISO 1600”. Dp Review also wrote “High ISO noise reduction works” in their review. Photo.net mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Default sharpening level is low, intrusive image noise over ISO 1600”.

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Unacceptable Noise Level

Three people who purchased it agreed that it was noisy. Eleven years ago Dp Review said on DP Review “Higher noise at ISO 1600”. Dp Review also wrote “High ISO noise reduction works” in their review. Photo.net mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Default sharpening level is low, intrusive image noise over ISO 1600”.


Support

Extremely High Price, Numerous Manual Controls May Confuse Some Photographers, Long Feature List Probably Overkill for Beginners

Two people wrote in their reviews that the product did not have good technical guidance. Photo.net said “Extremely high price, numerous manual controls may confuse some photographers, long feature list probably overkill for beginners” . Eleven years ago expert website Creativepro.com wrote “No matter which side you choose, if either, you cant help” in their review of this digital camera.


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Released Over a Year Ago

Nikon released the D200 in April 2017.

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