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Nikon Coolpix P2

alaTest has collected and analyzed 207 reviews of Nikon Coolpix P2. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People really like the performance and price. The screen and image quality are also mentioned favorably. Reviews are divided on the storage, while the energy efficiency and contrast get negative views.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Nikon Coolpix P2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Nikon Coolpix P2

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 63 user reviews of Nikon Coolpix P2 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Comments about the durability and screen are overall positive. The portability and price also get good reviews, but some have doubts about the image quality.

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79% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2020

Expert review by : Marc Perton (engadget.com)

Nikon Coolpix P2 WiFi digicam reviewed

 

The Nikon Coolpix P2 has all of the standard features you'd expect in a consumer-level compact digicam, including a 5-megapixel CCD, 640x480 30-fps movies, tons of scene presets and a 2.5-inch LCD. And at under $300, it's priced fairly competitively...

Dec, 2005

Expert review by : Richard Baguley (pcworld.com)

Coolpix P2 Digital Camera

 

You'd be forgiven for confusing the Nikon Coolpix P2 with the Coolpix P1. Apart from the different paint job and smaller image sensor, the P2 is identical to its cousin.

Despite the P2's wireless connectivity and some advanced controls, this camera's unexceptional image quality and limited battery life fail to justify its price

Mar, 2006

Expert review by : Richard Baguley (pcworld.com)

Nikon Coolpix P2 Camera Review - PCWorld

 

Wi-Fi connectivity and a good selection of advanced features make the P2 enticing--but it's pricey and battery life is low.

Mar, 2006

Expert review by : Will Greenwald (cnet.com)

Nikon Coolpix P2

 

Nikon Coolpix P2

Sep, 2005

Expert review by (imaging-resource.com)

Digital Cameras - Nikon Coolpix P2 Digital Camera Review, Information, Specifications

 

Will WiFi-connected cameras be the next big wave in the digital camera market- Maybe... and maybe not. Regardless of whether they'll ever achieve dominance though, it's clear that we're going to see more of them appearing over the next year or two. The...

Very nice design, well-built

High contrast limits highlight and shadow detail under harsh lighting, No optical viewfinder, Somewhat short battery life, especially when WiFi is in use, WiFi could still be made simpler to configure, still too easy to end up in a blind alley, WiFi...

Portable and compact, the Nikon Coolpix P2 ranks among the smallest (albeit not the thinnest) digital cameras currently on the market. Slightly taller than a credit card (just about as wide), and a little under an inch and a half thick, the Nikon P2 is...

Feb, 2006

Expert review by : Richard Baguley (macworld.com)

Nikon Coolpix P2 camera

 

Despite the Coolpix P2's wireless connectivity and some advanced controls, this camera's unexceptional image quality and limited battery life fail to justify its price.

Wireless image transfer and printing; some manual controls; includes assorted scene modes

Mediocre image quality; chunky build; short battery life; can’t connect to new networks within camera's interface

The P2includes an 802.11b/g wireless adapter that allows you to wirelessly transfer images to your Mac. To connect the P2 to a wireless network, you have to install and run the Nikon Wireless Camera Setup Utility, which is a pretty simple process. (You...

May, 2006

Expert review by : Digital Camera Review (digitalcamerareview.com)

Nikon Coolpix P2 Digital Camera Review

 

First megapixels increased. Then cameras began to shrink. Next LCDs ballooned in size while batteries eked out just a few more shots. Each new generation of camera saw one additional scene mode or on-camera image enhancement feature. To be blunt it...

Dec, 2005

Expert review by : dkozin (review-shop.com)

Nikon Coolpix P2 5.1-Megapixel Digital Camera Review

 

Selling for less than $240, the Nikon Coolpix P2 features 5.1-Megapixel resolution, a large 2.5-inch LCD screen, WiFi connectivity and a host of other attractive features. I bought mine for $235. Let's see how it performs...

I really like the Nikon Coolpix P2. It works well, has nice features, fluid LCD, good optics and WiFi. If you do not need a powerful flash, I highly recommend it.

Expert review by : Good Gear Guide.au (goodgearguide.com.au)

Expert Review

 

If you can get the wireless technology working easily, this is a brilliant purchase. Definitely on our watch list.

Wireless, brilliant pictures, great functions

Wireless technology difficult to set up, aging build

Sep, 2006

Expert review by : Andrew Kliem (goodgearguide.com.au)

Nikon Coolpix P2

 

Really, that thing has Wi-Fi?"; that seemed to be the phrase of the day around the office when we whipped out Nikon's Coolpix P2 and begun our testin...

Wireless, brilliant pictures, great functions

Wireless technology difficult to set up, aging build

If you can get the wireless technology working easily, this is a brilliant purchase. Definitely on our watch list.

Dec, 2005

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