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Nikon Coolpix S5100

alaTest has collected and analyzed 247 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the performance and usability. The portability and design also get good feedback. The energy efficiency and exposure get negative reviews, while there are some mixed comments about the flash.

responsiveness, design, portability, usability, performance

lens, features, exposure, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Nikon Coolpix S5100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 247 reviews)

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Nikon Coolpix S5100 Preview

 

Nikon continues to offer affordable compact cameras that are loaded with their proprietary technologies; enter the Coolpix S5100. This compact and stylish camera can easily fit into a small pants pocket or purse, and offers some appealing features for...

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Nikon Coolpix S5100 Video Sample

 

The Nikon Coolpix S5100 video sample was added to the review.

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Nikon Coolpix S5100 Express Review | Neocamera

 

10 megapixels ultra-compact with a stabilized wide-angle lens and 720p HD video recording.

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Nikon Coolpix 5100

 

There is a Nikon Coolpix digital compact camera on the market, but at this moment only for the Japanese and Canadian market. Then new Coolpix 5100 is a lightweight digital camera with slim dimensions, 5.1-megapixel performance and surprisingly simple...

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Amazon review summary for Nikon Coolpix S5100

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 user reviews of Nikon Coolpix S5100 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com.

value for money, usability, image quality, screen, memory

57% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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service that cant be beat

 

i take pics while riding on the back of boyfriends motorcycle, self focus keeps pics from blurring.

Easy To Use","Fast\/accurate auto-focus","Good Image Quality","Good Image Stabilization","Good in Low Light","Great Zoom","Large Clear LCD","Nice Body Color","Small \/ Compact

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Great Point and Shoot

 

Overall a great camera for the price.

Purchased this as a gift with a couple requirements ; Speed (time to first shot, shot-to-shot delay) ; Ease of use ; Reasonable quality shots in low light and flash situations ; I purchased this as a Christmas gift for my father to replace an older...

Buttons are relatively small, and the power button can be awkward for big fingers (to be expected in a camera of this form factor) ; Lack of manual functions - I actually considered this a plus for ease of use, but some may want more manual control...

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Great Camera

 

Got this camera for a gift and it\'s even better then the one I asked for! i can shoot about anything anywhere. The perfect Gift for anyone looking for a camera

Easy To Use","Fast\/accurate auto-focus","Good Image Quality","Large Clear LCD","Nice Body Color

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Great Camera

 

Got this camera for a gift and it's even better then the one I asked for! i can shoot about anything anywhere. The perfect Gift for anyone looking for a camera

Easy To Use","Fast/accurate auto-focus","Good Image Quality","Large Clear LCD","Nice Body Color

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The Nikon Coolpix 5100 is one of the better compact digital cameras.

 

Rugged body, good ergonomics, decent image quality at ISO 64 - ISO 200, reasonably priced.

ISO 800 and higher have way too much noise, somewhat slow autofocus, no RAW capability.

Product Specifications

Configuration

Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Changeable Lens: No
Image Stabiliser:Optical Image Stabiliser
Integrated GPS Module: No
Touchscreen: No
View Finder Type:LCD Monitor

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
HDMI: No
HDMI Interface: No
PictBridge: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

3D: No
Bridge Camera: No
Chip Type:CCD
Product Type:Compact Camera
Sensor Size:1/2.3''
SLR / Compact:Compact Camera

Lens

Longest Shutter Speed in s:8
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/1500

Memory

Compact Flash Card: No
Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro: No
Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: No
Memory Type:Internal + External
Micro Drive: No
Multimedia Card: No
SDXC Card: No
Secure Digital Card: Yes
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: Yes
XD Card: No

Power Supply

Battery Model:Nikon EN-EL10
Battery Type:Nikon EN-EL10

Recording

Aperture Priority: No
Face Detection Mode:Face + Smile Detection
Movie / Voice Recording:Movie
RAW Format: No
Serial Shot Mode: No
Shutter Priority: No
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