The Coolpix S8200 is what they call a jack of all trades. Not in the sense that it can do absolutely everything, but it is good for any situation or shooting. Not bad-looking, packed with a decent set of modern features and technologies while still being inexpensive. In general, the perfect camera for those who haven’t decided what kind of camera they want but know for sure that they want something better.
16.1MP 25-350 14x 3″ $270
It offers a modern CMOS sensor with backlighting, which means it has high sensitivity and decent speed. Universal wide-angle 14x zoom with focal range of 25-340mm and optical stabilization system. Three-inch high-definition screen with a resolution of 921 thousand. points.
The camera is also capable of handling sports or other fast-paced events, thanks to its responsive electronics and 6 fps continuous shooting. Can record Full HD video. It handles portraits – for that, in addition to a comfortable lens, there are suitable features like smile detection, blink prevention and skin retouching.
Captures a 180 or 360 degree panorama. And in other scenes which electronics, of course, know how to detect themselves will offer decoration in the form of digital effects soft filter, sepia, miniature and so on . .
It’s only automatic, but if you want manual settings, you’ll probably want a higher class camera like the Coolpix P300 or P7100. Amateurs, on the other hand, get HDMI-out, a 250-shot battery and a little room for self-expression in terms of color design: the camera can be black, white, silver and sand or red.
It’s all packed into a 104×59×33 mm body that weighs 213 grams. Considering the price, zoom and high quality of shooting it is an excellent mid-range camera.