Nikon Coolpix S8200 Review

Overall Score

42

Main Features

  • 16 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 25-350 mm (14x) F3.3-5.9 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 6 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 104 x 59 x 33 mm, 213g.
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Nikon Coolpix S8200 Overview


First introduced in August, 2011, Nikon Coolpix S8200 is a 16 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor.


Nikon S8200 comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm BSI-CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Nikon Coolpix S8200

Sensor resolution of Nikon S8200 ~ 4613 x 3468 pixels.

Nikon S8200 has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 15,997,884 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Nikon S8200


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Nikon Coolpix S8200 with competitors in small sensor superzoom cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
AF Face Detection
6.0 fps Continuous Shooting
25 mm Wide Angle Lens
Optical Image Stabilization
961k dots Screen Resolution
Manual Focus
5.9 Lens at Tele
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.9
No Articulating Screen
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.3
Low Battery Life: 250 shots
Type Scores

Nikon Coolpix S8200 has an Overall Score of 42/100 and ranked #336 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #740 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Nikon S8200 Scores
Imaging score
21
Features score
46
Value for money score
59
Portability score
95
Overall score
42
Average Scores in Small Sensor Superzoom
Imaging Score
25
Features Score
51
Value For Money Score
61
Portability Score
85
Overall score
45

Physical Dimensions of Nikon S8200


Nikon Coolpix S8200 weighs 213g and has external dimensions of 104 x 59 x 33mm (4.09 x 2.32 x 1.3"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras is 392g, Nikon S8200 is 179 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Nikon S8200 is less by 9mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Superzoom.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Nikon S8200
213g
Average weight
392g
Min weight
136g
Max weight
1415g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Nikon S8200
33mm
Average Thickness
65mm
Min Thickness
0mm
Max Thickness
181mm

Here is the front and top view image of Nikon Coolpix S8200 with the dimensions:

Nikon Coolpix S8200

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Coolpix S8200 Dimensions Coolpix S8200
Nikon Coolpix S7000 Nikon S7000 165 g 213 g 99 x 60 x 27 mm 104 x 59 x 33 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 213 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 104 x 59 x 33 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40 Panasonic ZS40 240 g 213 g 111 x 64 x 34 mm 104 x 59 x 33 mm
Nikon Coolpix S9900 Nikon S9900 289 g 213 g 112 x 66 x 40 mm 104 x 59 x 33 mm
Canon PowerShot S120 Canon S120 217 g 213 g 100 x 59 x 29 mm 104 x 59 x 33 mm
Nikon Coolpix P7800 Nikon P7800 399 g 213 g 119 x 78 x 50 mm 104 x 59 x 33 mm
Nikon Coolpix P340 Nikon P340 194 g 213 g 103 x 58 x 32 mm 104 x 59 x 33 mm
Casio Exilim EX-10 Casio EX-10 384 g 213 g 120 x 68 x 49 mm 104 x 59 x 33 mm

Specifications of Nikon Coolpix S8200


General
Brand Nikon
Model Coolpix S8200
Announced August, 2011
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 1
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 961k 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 0
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/8 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 6.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill, Slow Sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, Motion JPEG
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 250 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model EN-EL12
Physical
Weight 213 g
Physical Dimensions 104 x 59 x 33 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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