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Nikon Coolpix S5200
Price range:
$99.99 - $129.99
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Summary: A 16-megapixel camera from Nikon with a 3-inch LCD and 6x optical zoom.
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Type: Subcompact digital cameras
About - Nikon Coolpix S5200

The Coolpix S5200 is a 16-megapixel camera with 6x optical zoom and has a 35mm-equivalent focal length range of 26mm-156mm. It has a 3-inch LCD (460,000 pixels).

Because of its small size, we consider this model a subcompact.

The Coolpix S5200 stores photos and video on SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards and has 25MB of on-board storage. It captures images as JPG files at a top resolution of 4608 x 3456 and full HD-resolution video as MP4 files at a top resolution of 1920 x 1080.

Like most digital cameras, this model comes with a proprietary rechargeable battery.

The image stabilization system for this camera is optical.

The Coolpix S5200 measures 3.8 inches wide by 2.3 inches high by 0.8 inches deep, and weighs 5 ounces (with battery, memory card, and strap).

About This Brand

Nikon has a fairly extensive line of point-and-shoot models, known as Coolpix cameras. Its subcompacts, compacts, and super zooms are divided into four series, the budget L, step-up S, high-end P series, and AW series, which Nikon claims is waterproof and shockproof. Nikon also has an innovative S series camera that includes a built-in projector that lets you beam images or video clips onto any surface. Like Canon's SLR lineup, Nikon's D series offers cameras for every SLR user and budget and a wide range of lenses. High-end SLRs include large, full-frame sensors, which offer better quality in low light.  Nikon also offers a new SLR-like series, the Nikon One, which has large sensors and accepts interchangeable lenses but has no through-the-lens viewfinder.

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Features & Specs - Nikon Coolpix S5200
info Maximum aperture f3.5-6.5
info Shutter speed range 4 - 1/4000
info Optical zoom 6
info 35mm equivalent zoom ratio 26-156
info LCD size (in.) 3
info AA batteries No
info Viewfinder No
info Manual controls No
info Manual focus No
info Macro focus Yes
info Touch screen No
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User Reviews - Nikon Coolpix S5200
User Reviews
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Has a glitch
Good Image Quality
Small / Compact
Best Uses
battery exhausted first re-charge after 4 months. Charged battery (check with voltmeter, but camera will not turn on. waiting for into from Nikon or will return to Costco. From browsing web this is a common problem with the Coolpix line. do not like battery type will go back to a camera that takes double AA's
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
Terrible camera
Broke After 5 Dayvacation
Best Uses
5 days into vacation it broke and I have read this happens a lot.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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