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Nikon Coolpix S8200 review

Quick, compact and bursting with beginner-friendly features

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The 1cm macro autofocus mode produces vibrant close-ups packed with plenty of detail

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The Nikon Coolpix S8200 captured the subtleties in the lighting in this scene superbly

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The camera's Easy Panorama mode lives up to its name and produces excellent results

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Nikon coolpix s8200 sample image

The big zoom lens enables you to get closer to distant subjects without having to move an inch

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The Nikon Coolpix S8200 is capable of capturing very pleasing images with great colours and a good level of detail

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The compact's artistic Effects options - accessed via the mode dial - includes a particularly good high-contrast black and white setting

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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
Flash Memory Capacity93 MB
Minimum Focus Distance10 mm
Maximum Image Resolution4608 x 3456
Maximum Frame Rate120 fps
Number of Batteries Supported1
Battery Built-inNo
Battery RechargeableYes
Battery IncludedYes
Display Screen TypeLCD
Image Sensor TypeCMOS
Total Camera Resolution16.8 Megapixel
Height59.3 mm
Width103.7 mm
Depth32.7 mm
Autofocus Points9
Focal Length4.50 mm to 63 mm
Image FormatsJPEG
Audio FormatsAAC, WAV
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerNikon Corporation
Product ModelS8200
Product NameCoolpix S8200 Compact Camera
Product LineCoolpix
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.

Battery Life250 Shot/1.17 Hour Video
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
Display Resolution921000 Pixel
Limited Warranty1 Year
Built-in DevicesMicrophone