Nikon Coolpix S8200 review

Quick, compact and bursting with beginner-friendly features

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As part of our image quality testing for the Nikon Coolpix S8200, we've shot our resolution chart.

If you view our crops of the resolution chart's central section at 100% (or Actual Pixels) you will see that, for example, at ISO 100 the 100 is capable of resolving up to around 24 (line widths per picture height x100) in its highest quality JPEG files.

Examining images of the chart taken at each sensitivity setting reveals the following resolution scores in line widths per picture height x100:

Nikon coolpix s8200 resolution iso 100
Nikon coolpix s8200 resolution iso

Nikon coolpix s8200 resolution iso 100
Nikon coolpix s8200 resolution iso 100

ISO 100, score: 24 (see full image)

Nikon coolpix s8200 resolution iso 200
Nikon coolpix s8200 resolution iso 200

ISO 200, score: 22 (see full image)

Nikon coolpix s8200 resolution iso 400
Nikon coolpix s8200 resolution iso 400

ISO 400, score: 20 (see full image)

Nikon coolpix s8200 resolution iso 800
Nikon coolpix s8200 resolution iso 800

ISO 800, score: 20 (see full image)

Nikon coolpix s8200 resolution iso 1600
Nikon coolpix s8200 resolution iso 1600

ISO 1600, score: 18 (see full image)

Nikon coolpix s8200 resolution iso 3200
Nikon coolpix s8200 resolution iso 3200

ISO 3200, score: 16 (see full image)

Tech Specs

Product TypeCompact Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
Effective Camera Resolution16.1 Megapixel
USBYes
HDMIYes
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyCoolpix
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Image StabilizationOptical
ColourSilver
Optical Zoom14x
Digital Zoom2x
Brand NameNikon
FeaturesSelf-timer, Continuous Shooting Mode
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsMPEG-4, QuickTime MOV
Weight (Approximate)213 g
Image Sensor Size1/2.3" (6.16 mm x 4.62 mm)
Maximum Image Resolution4608 x 3456
Display Screen TypeLCD
Height59.3 mm
Width103.7 mm
Depth32.7 mm
Focal Length4.50 mm to 63 mm
Image FormatsJPEG
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerNikon Corporation
Product ModelS8200
Product NameCoolpix S8200 Compact Camera
Product LineCoolpix
Exposure Control

Programmed AE

Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberVMA850E1
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.nikon.co.uk
Marketing Information

Fast, powerful and precise, the Coolpix S8200 is a compact super-zoom that's sharp enough to capture the moment without missing a beat.

The 16 megapixel back illuminated CMOS sensor delivers superb results, even in low light. The Nikkor 14x zoom lens with wide-angle coverage is great for distant or panoramic shots, as well as candid portraits.

Its speedy start-up, quick autofocus and continuous shooting mode ensure you'll always capture the shot you want.

Package Contents
  • Coolpix S8200 Compact Camera
  • Camera Strap AN-CP19
  • Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL12
  • Charging AC Adapter EH-69P
  • USB Cable UC-E6
  • Audio Video Cable EG-CP16
  • Software CD-ROM
Limited Warranty1 Year