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Nikon S9200 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 16MP 18x Apr 2012
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
One industry award
Good size
Easy to use
6 Reviews + 1 Award
hardwarezone.com.ph Recommended

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Reviews

One Industry Award

The author at one expert review site concluded that they would endorse this medium megapixel camera. This digital camera received a "Recommended" award from Hardwarezone.com.ph.

Average Expert Reviews

This camera has an average expert rating of 77% based on three expert reviews from sites including Ephotozine, Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com.

Nikon Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

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


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Three Nikon S9200 owners considered that this digital camera was compact. Digitalversus.com wrote on Digital Versus five years ago “The Nikon Coolpix S9200 is a versatile compact that's pleasant and easy to use”. In the same month Hardwarezone.com.ph wrote in their Nikon S9200 review “Super-zoom compact cameras have always been part of a special category”. Hardwarezone.com.ph also said “Handling of smaller compact cameras and the high-quality optics of larger snappers”.

Average Weight

The Nikon S9200 has a relatively average weight (209 grams) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera.

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Design

Easy to Use

One Nikon S9200 reviewer who bought the Nikon S9200 thought it was easy to use. One Nikon S9200 reviewer who reviewed the Nikon S9200 concluded that it was easy to handle. Expert review site Hardwarezone.com.ph said “They usually lack the fun looks and handling of smaller compact cameras”.

Poor Product Quality

One customer who bought it reckoned that it was not good quality. Digitalversus.com wrote on expert website Digital Versus “However, picture quality isn't always on par with certain similarly priced competitors, such as the Canon SX240”.


Good Quality Lens

One Nikon S9200 reviewer considered that it had a good lens. Ephotozine.com rated it 4 stars and said on Ephotozine “It features a 16 megapixel backlit CMOS sensor, 18x optical zoom lens, full HD video with stereo sound”.

Good Video Capture

One customer who purchased this digital camera thought it was good for video recording.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One person who purchased this digital camera concluded that it had gps. Ephotozine.com gave the product a score of 70 out of 100 and said in their review on expert review site Ephotozine “This makes it more expensive than the S9300 which you can get from Warehouse Express for £260, which has GPS”.


Support

Good Support

One person wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had good technical guidance. Expert website Hardwarezone.com.ph wrote “Where they exist simply to help you capture long-distance momen”.


Camera

Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

The Nikon S9200 has a GPS (satellite), unlike most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera which do not have a GPS (satellite).

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras with a GPS (satellite) currently available including because of it's better review score, the 200, or the SAMSUNG WB850F ($399.00) both from Samsung or the Sony HX100V.

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Has an Electronic Compass

The Nikon S9200 has an electronic compass. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years also have an electronic compass.

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Video

Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Nikon S9200 supports Full HD video. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for more than two years do not support Full HD video.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available that you might want to look at including the SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, or the SLT-A57Y both from Sony or the Casio EX-ZR400 which has better reviews.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Nikon S9200 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 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.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera.

Amongst similar types of camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 120 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Nikon S9200 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is actually the best video resolution amongst all cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

The worst video resolution amongst comparable types of camera is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Nikon S9200 supports video capability, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras which support video capability currently available including because of it's better review score, the SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, or the DSC-W610 both from Sony or the Samsung SAMSUNG MV900F.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Nikon S9200 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon S9200 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera.

There are a number of other digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available that you might also want to consider including the L120, or the 310 both from Nikon or the Fujifilm AX600 which has better reviews.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon S9200 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. In addition, this digital camera have still image resolution(s) of 1600 x 1200, 2272 x 1704 and 3264 x 2448 and 4608 x 2592. Across all medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera the still image resolution ranges from 640 x 360 to 4928 x 3264.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

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

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Ports & Interfaces

Features Connection to PC

The Nikon S9200 features connection to PC, 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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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Nikon S9200 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other similar spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Nikon S9200 has a batteries included. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also have a batteries included.

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Display

Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

With a display resolution (numeric) of 921,000 pixels, the Nikon S9200 has one of the higher display resolutions (numeric) amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age. Across all the medium megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera the display resolutions (numeric) range from 230 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Nikon S9200 has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

There are a number of alternative 3" screen digital cameras currently available that you might also want to consider including the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, the Olympus VG-170 ($96.09), or the Canon SX150 IS which has better reviews.

If this medium megapixel camera display diagonal is too small for you then you might also want to look at the 240 HS (3.2" and higher rated), or the ELPH 320 HS (3.2" and higher rated) both from Canon or the Nikon Df ($1,995.95) (3.2" and higher rated).

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Light Exposure

Supports Six ISO Sensitivities

The Nikon S9200 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivities 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600 and 3200 are also supported by this Nikon digital camera.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Nikon S9200 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

It is worth also looking at alternative digital cameras which also support Wi-Fi including the Samsung 200, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5, or the Fujifilm X-A1.

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Lens System

Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

The Nikon S9200 has one of the larger minimum aperture numbers (3.5) amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age. The minimum aperture numbers of digital cameras of this spec and age range from 1.7 to 22.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 18 times zoom factor, the Nikon S9200 has a fairly typical optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera.

We compared all the other 18x optical zoom cameras to this digital camera and we think the Nikon S9300 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a digital camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to consider the Lumix DMC-TZ56 (20x), or the DMC-TZ35 (20x) both from Panasonic or the Fujifilm FinePix F750EXR ($199.90) (20x) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Nikon S9200 has a pretty standard digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 4x digital zoom cameras and we think the Nikon L120, the Canon SX150 IS, and the Olympus SZ-31MR iHS which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might want to consider the WB250 (5x), or the SAMSUNG ST66 (5x) both from Samsung or the HP P550 (5x) which is also higher rated.

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Other

Released Over Five Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00018208263653, 00018208886616, 00018208886685, 00018208926350, 00018208926381, 00018208926428

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