Summary: Sturdy compact camera ideal for travelling
Pros: Good range of shooting modes, Good battery life, Impressive zoom, Solid build quality, Charging in-camera, You're unlikely to miss many shots, since the shot-to-shot time on the Nikon Coolpix S5200 is good, enabling you to capture a range of images easily and effortlessly. The video footage is so...
Cons: Record button easy to hit by accident, Struggled with metering in bright light, Lacks manual controls, The record button seems unfortunately placed, and it was hit by accident several times without realising, draining the battery considerably. There are no individual settings to control shot info...
Summary: For anyone looking for a first digital compact camera, the Coolpix S5200 from Nikon isn't a bad place to start. It has a high resolution, decent zoom, looks nice and has some decent effects to make picture taking that little bit more fun.
Excerpt: The Nikon Coolpix S5200 is a Wi-Fi enabled digital camera and has a 16 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor and 6x optical zoom. It also records full 1080p HD videos with stereo sound. It is available in silver, black, red, blue and plum for £180.
Pros: Built-in Wi-Fi, Records at up to 10 fps, Easy Panorama 360°/180°, Available in a range of colours
Cons: Short battery life, No optical image stabilisation, Images are noisy from ISO 800 upwards