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Nikon Coolpix S5200

alaTest has collected and analyzed 143 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the image quality and size are overall positive. The portability and value for money are also appreciated, whereas the manual image adjustments and memory get critical comments. There are mixed comments on the reliability and focus.

usability, value for money, portability, size, image quality

features, battery, lens, memory, manual adjust.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Nikon Coolpix S5200 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 143 reviews)

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Nikon Coolpix S5200 Preview


It's easy to see why Nikon calls its new Coolpix S5200 "the camera for staying connected." Despite its compact pocket size, the S5200 boasts a 16 megapixel backside-illuminated CMOS image sensor capable of Full HD (1080p) video recording, a 6x optical...

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Amazon review summary for Nikon Coolpix S5200


alaTest has collected and analyzed 53 user reviews of Nikon Coolpix S5200 from The average user rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on

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53% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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I would recommend it.


I like the color and accesories that were included with packet.

Easy To Use


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Great little camera, I enjoy using it.


I like this camera for it's compact size,, and it is easy to use, I like the color. It takes nice pictures ans they are easily transferred to my computer. The color is great and thie price was nice.About me... Love capturing special occasions, casual user

Size, easy to use

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Great Camera!!!


Love it!!! Took it to Disney World......I didnt want to rid of any of the pics i took!!! The pictures came out great with hardly any blurring with movement!! It did great day or night. The features are easy to use. Loading them onto computer was very...

The pictures are excellent

the LCD display is small

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We wanted something compact & easy to travel with.


We were getting ready for a vacation and my wife wanted something she could carry easily, put in a pocket, etc. She also wanted video capability, but didn't want to work hard at learning how to run it. Picture quality was excellent, it fit nicely in a...

Light & pocket-sized, easy to use


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This is my 2nd Coolpix & is a great little camera


My first Coolpix failed to turn on one day. I thought it might need a new battery or new battery recharger, but neither worked. I was disappointed that the problem couldn't be fixed. I'm also disappointed that my new Coolpix didn't come with a memory...

Easy to use, fun, good pics, good features, compact

No memory card was included with the price

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Great Camera for 4 months


We owned the camera for 4 months and then it stopped turning it on. Sent it in for warranty repair with nikon and they said it would cost $120 to fix it. Nikon does not stand behind their products. I will never buy another Nikon product.About me......

Great pictures, easy to use

Lasted 4 months, then didn't turn on

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Good camera for point and shoot


It's a great camera for quick point and shoot pics. I like that it has a black and white option. I have not had any problems with the battery life.About me... Photo enthusiast

Easy to use, compact

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Good point and shoot camera.


Good basic camera. Cool color. Easy to use and navigate features. First camera had a lens issue. Sent out for repair. Malfunctioned first day I got it back. Best Buy exchanged it with out issue. So far replacement camera operating as designed.About...

Easy to use

Lens malfunctioned. Had to replace

Product Specifications


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


Bluetooth: No
PictBridge: No
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

General Features

3D:3D enabled
Chip Type:CMOS
Sensor Size:1/2.3''


Longest Shutter Speed in s:4
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/4000


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

Power Supply

Battery Model:Nikon EN-EL19


Aperture Priority: No
Face Detection Mode:Face + Smile Detection
RAW Format: No
Serial Shot Mode: Yes
Shutter Priority: No