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Nikon Coolpix S225

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the usability and color. The portability and build quality are also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the features and low light performance. There are some mixed reviews about the lens.

design, build quality, portability, color, usability

low-light, features

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Nikon Coolpix S225 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 14 reviews)

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Nikon CoolPix S225


Aww look! It's a little baby Nikon! Koochikoochikoo!

Nikon is well known for its excellent build quality, and the S225 is certainly well made. The body is all aluminium, and despite its low weight it feels solid and durable. The attractive semi-matt anodized finish is surprisingly scratch resistant and...

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Nikon Coolpix S225 review


This ultra-compact is available exclusively from Jessops, although it's only the silver finish that separates this model from the Coolpix S220, which comes in a choice of five other colours.

A low price for such a small, aluminium-clad camera, but its features, performance and image quality are all pretty basic.

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Nikon Coolpix S225


A cry of ‘I've got a little one' is hardly likely to bring a rush of the opposite sex. However a small digital camera is something that can attract attention especially from a quality manufacturer like Nikon, this unit is exclusive to Jessops.

It 8.5x5.5x1.5cm silver in colour and it weights only 110grams it easily fits in the palm of an adult hand, but just because its small do not dismiss its capabilities. The left side is clear and the right side has only the wrist strap anchor point. The...


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Nikon Coolpix S225


The Nikon Coolpix S225 is a Jessops exclusive budget compact with 10MP and image stabilisation. Is it the ultimate budget buy? The What Digital Camera Nikon Coolpix S225 review investigates...

Design, compactness, noise control

Lens quality, low light ability

The Nikon Coolpix S225 is well made, sensibly designed and performs reasonably well. It is lacking in features, but it is very easy to use. It has excellent high-ISO noise control, but unfortunately it is badly let down by poor lens quality and...

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Amazon review summary for Nikon Coolpix S225


alaTest has collected and analysed 4 user reviews of Nikon Coolpix S225 from The average user rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on

value for money

25% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Nikon Coolpix S225 Digital Camera - Sliver (10.0MP, 3x Optical Zoom) 2.5 inch LCD With 4GB Memory Card (Store over 2000 photos) & Camera Case - 2 Year

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Nikon Coolpix S225


I bought the camera for a wedding present and was used first time on the wedding day. I was nervous of seeing the photos the following day but was well impressed with the quality both in direct sunlight and when it was dark at the evening do

I have yet to come across any bad points

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Nikon Coolpix S225


My nikon s225 wont work with flash on,

Product Specifications


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


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

General Features

3D: No
Bridge Camera: No
Chip Type:CCD
Product Type:Compact Camera
Sensor Size:1/2.5''
SLR / Compact:Compact Camera


Longest Shutter Speed in s:4
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/1500


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


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