Nikon Coolpix S1200pj Review

Overall Score

32

Main Features

  • 14 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 28-140 mm (5x) F3.9-5.8 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 1600 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 107 x 64 x 23 mm, 186g.
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Nikon Coolpix S1200pj Overview


First introduced in August, 2011, Nikon Coolpix S1200pj is a 14 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Nikon S1200pj comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Nikon Coolpix S1200pj

Sensor resolution of Nikon S1200pj ~ 4315 x 3244 pixels.

Nikon S1200pj has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 13,997,860 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Nikon S1200pj


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Nikon Coolpix S1200pj with competitors in ultracompact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Touch Screen
186g Light Body
28 mm Wide Angle Lens
Optical Image Stabilization
0.8 fps Continuous Shooting
5.8 Lens at Tele
9 Focus Points
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Full HD Video
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/1500s
No AF Face Detection
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.9
Low Screen Resolution: 460k dots
No Articulating Screen
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/1500s
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Low Max Native ISO: 1600
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.8
Slow Continuous Shooting: 460 fps
Type Scores

Nikon Coolpix S1200pj has an Overall Score of 32/100 and ranked #636 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #1049 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Nikon S1200pj Scores
Imaging score
21
Features score
30
Value for money score
50
Portability score
97
Overall score
32
Average Scores in Ultracompact
Imaging Score
19
Features Score
29
Value For Money Score
47
Portability Score
88
Overall score
31

Physical Dimensions of Nikon S1200pj


Nikon Coolpix S1200pj weighs 186g and has external dimensions of 107 x 64 x 23mm (4.21 x 2.52 x 0.91"). Considering that the average weight of Ultracompact cameras is 138g, Nikon S1200pj is 48 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category. Nikon S1200pj is more by 11mm more than the average length in Ultracompact.

Weight Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Nikon S1200pj
186g
Average weight
138g
Min weight
87g
Max weight
221g

Thickness Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Nikon S1200pj
23mm
Average Thickness
20mm
Min Thickness
13mm
Max Thickness
33mm

Here is the front and top view image of Nikon Coolpix S1200pj with the dimensions:

Nikon Coolpix S1200pj

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Coolpix S1200pj Dimensions Coolpix S1200pj
Canon PowerShot S120 Canon S120 217 g 186 g 100 x 59 x 29 mm 107 x 64 x 23 mm
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 Olympus TG-860 224 g 186 g 110 x 64 x 28 mm 107 x 64 x 23 mm
Olympus Tough TG-3 Olympus TG-3 247 g 186 g 112 x 66 x 31 mm 107 x 64 x 23 mm
Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS Canon ELPH 340 HS 147 g 186 g 100 x 58 x 22 mm 107 x 64 x 23 mm
Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS Canon ELPH 140 IS 127 g 186 g 95 x 54 x 22 mm 107 x 64 x 23 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220 Sony WX220 121 g 186 g 92 x 52 x 22 mm 107 x 64 x 23 mm
Canon ELPH 130 Canon ELPH 130 133 g 186 g 95 x 56 x 21 mm 107 x 64 x 23 mm
Nikon Coolpix P7800 Nikon P7800 399 g 186 g 119 x 78 x 50 mm 107 x 64 x 23 mm

Specifications of Nikon Coolpix S1200pj


General
Brand Nikon
Model Coolpix S1200pj
Announced August, 2011
Body Type Ultracompact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 3
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 460k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 9
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/4 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/1500 sec
Continuous Shooting 0.8 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 3.50
Flash Modes n/a
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 14 MP
Max Image Resolution 4320 x 3240
Max Native ISO 1600
Min Native ISO 80
Max Boosted ISO 6400
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model EN-EL12
Physical
Weight 186 g
Physical Dimensions 107 x 64 x 23 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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