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Nikon Coolpix 2000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 478 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the performance and image quality. The portability and value for money are also mentioned favorably. There are some critical comments about the shutter and build quality, while there are mixed reviews on the memory and lens.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Nikon Coolpix 2000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Review analysis

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Nikon Coolpix 2000 Camera Review - PCWorld


Simple, easy to use, and inexpensive, the Coolpix 2000 is a good choice for beginners on a tight budget.

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NiKon CooLPiX 2000


The Nikon Coolpix 2000 is a 2-megapixel digital camera with a 3x (38-114mm 35mm equivalent) Zoom-Nikkor lens, it was designed for those looking for an entry-level camera. Complete with five automatic Scene modes, One-Touch Upload button and a built- in Sp

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Digital Cameras - Nikon Coolpix 2000 Digital Cameras Review


Design With its smooth, flowing lines and very few protrusions, the Coolpix 2000's design has an organic quality. The rounded shapes across the front echo the rounded edges on the camera, contributing to an overall "soft" design aesthetic. The Coolpix...

In the last year or so, Nikon has been moving to address the digital picture-taking needs of "ordinary people," rather than just focusing on the "enthusiast" crowd. Cameras like the Coolpix 885 and 775 have incorporated "Scene" modes that set up the...


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A bummer


Fairly ez to use

Cannot transfer pictures to computer. Nikon tech. no help

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New Digital Camera user


Easy to use for first time digital camera user

used up batteries too quickly to be efficient

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only for 4x6 photos


light weight

hard to see the screen in the sun, slow recharge, grainy

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Good image quality


Too many pros to list. Easy to use menus, very good optics

A bit bulky. Can't take pics when saving. It takes 4-8 sec.

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NOT what I expected from NIKON


easy to learn..easy software included

not reliably constructed , and photo quality was ok. at best

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La calidad de las fotos es bastante buena de día -

El doble flash no funciona bien - las fotos salen movidas.

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Owners Opinion: Nikon Coolpix 2000 (Fabrizio Valdirosa, 7 Jul 03)


This is the most 'entry level' camera in the Nikon range, yet it would be an 'intermediate' camera in other manufacturers' ranges, since it features a 3x optical zoom and auto focus. Before buying it, I was a little worried about the lack of an optical...

Software not working properly. I had to disable Nikon browser launching because it was freezing my computer and work a bit with the settings to customize the options for my taste. Now it's all right ; In-camera JPEG compression is probably not the most...

Product Specifications

A compact digital still camera with 2.0 effective megapixels, the Coolpix 2000 is the most accessible model of the Coolpix digital camera lineup. The extremely easy-to-use Coolpix 2000 is designed to offer digital novices an ideal introduction to digital photography. The camera's core users are people who have found the prospect of digital photography intimidating, but have a keen interest in exploring the various applications it offers, such as printing, e-mailing, online photosharing, and more. Such users will find the Coolpix 2000 an easy and enjoyable way to make the jump into the exciting world of digital imaging. Featuring a 3x Zoom-Nikkor lens, with a 5.8-17.4mm (equivalent to 38-114mm in 35mm [135] camera format) focal range and 2.5x digital zoom, the Nikon Coolpix 2000 delivers exceptional optical performance, and together with the 2.0 effective megapixels, ensures images with impressive color, contrast and clarity. The simplified, ergonomic design of the Coolpix 2000 makes it easier than ever to enjoy the benefits of digital photography. Auto mode is ideal for most photo-shooting situations. With the camera's 5 scene modes, even beginning digital photographers can shoot with the confidence that they will get optimal image results for a range of situations. The Transfer function simplifies image data uploading, and the Small Picture function produces reduced-size pictures ideal for e-mailing or Web posting. With its simplicity of operation and array of features and accessories, the Coolpix 2000 promises to show how easy and enjoyable Nikon digital photography can be.

Audio Input

Type: None


Battery Form Factor:Standard form factor
Run Time (Up To):60min
Supported Battery Form Factor:AA

Camera Flash

Red Eye Reduction: Yes
Type:Built-in flash

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:CompactFlash

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:1.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):3.8cm
Display Form Factor:Built-in
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Beach & ski / Night mode / Party/indoor / Portrait mode

Flash Memory

Form Factor:CompactFlash Card
Storage Capacity:16MB/8MB


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Nikon Coolpix

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/2.8-4.9
Max Focal Length:17.4mm
Min Focal Length:5.8mm
Optical Zoom:3
Type:Zoom lens


Color:Metallic silver

Optical Sensor

Optical Sensor Size:1/2.7"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):9.4 mm ( 1/2.7 ) / 9.4 mm ( 1/2.7" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Resolution:2Megapixel

Optical Viewfinder

Type:Real-image zoom

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Video Format:QuickTime
Digital Zoom:2.5
ISO (Max):100
Light Sensitivity:ISO 100
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Digital camera


Viewfinder Type:Optical