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Nikon COOLPIX 5000
2.8 out of 10

Nikon COOLPIX 5000

The Coolpix 5000 was first announced back in September this Read more

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Overall 8
Value for money 8
Features 10
Ease of use 8
Picture quality 8
Construction 9

Expert Review

DP Review
20 January 2002
  • Conclusion: Here's my rating of the Nikon Coolpix 5000: (5 megapixel prosumer) Based largely on the Coolpix 995 'engine' the 5000 carries all of its great features and builds on them. The quick access user settings concept is a great way to have the camera set up for different situations, it's also a good way...
  • Pros: Good metering, good automatic white balance, average resolution capability, Control over all processing algorithm parameters: contrast, saturation, sharpness, Good build quality, small and compact design, Wide angle zoom (28 mm), Concept of three user memories is very useful, Still largest contro...
  • Cons: Slow startup time, Chromatic aberrations just as visible as previous Coolpix digital cameras, High noise levels from ISO 200 upwards, Video camera like clipping of highlights ('video camera' look to some images), Stuck pixel (on the camera I had for review), Useless 'Clear Image' mode, Rear "Cont...
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