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Nikon Coolpix S200


Nikon Coolpix S200
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Category: Point-and-Shoot

The Nikon Coolpix S200 features 7.1MP resolution and 3x optical Zoom-Nikkor lens in a stainless steel body. It is slim enough to fit into a pocket or a purse.

The large 2.5-in. LCD monitor has a high 230,000 pixels resolution. Face-priority AF, In-Camera Red-Eye Fix, D-Lighting and 15 Scene Modes help turn challenging situations into easy ones.

Note that, unlike the S500, the S200 does not have Optical Vibration Reduction (Image Stabilization) but instead has an Electronic Vibration Reduction which processes the image in-camera to simulate the effect of Optical VR.

The Nikon Coolpix S200 should appeal to point-and-shoot photographers desiring a take-anywhere compact digital camera.

For about US $50 more, the Nikon S500 adds Optical Vibration Reduction.

[Nikon Canada offers an exclusive 2-year warranty for all COOLPIX and the D40, D50, D70s, D80 and D200 Digital SLR cameras purchased from a Nikon Canada Authorized Dealer.]

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Nikon Coolpix S200
QuickFact™ Sheet
  Nikon Coolpix S200 US | CAN | UK | Coolpix  
  Image Sensor 7.1 effective megapixels (3072 x 2304)
1/2.5-inch type (7.41 million total pixels)


5 elements in 5 groups

  Focal Length 6.3-18.9 mm (35mm [135] format picture angle: 38-114 mm)  
  Aperture Range f/2.8-4.7  
  Optical Zoom 3x; Digital zoom: up to 4x (35mm [135] format picture angle: 456mm)  
  Focus range / Macro

2 ft. (60cm) to infinity. Macro close-up mode: 3.9 in. (10cm) to infinity

  Auto Focus ??  
  Vibration Reduction Electronic VR  
  Shutter Speed ??  
  Shooting modes Automatic, High Sensitivity, 15 Scene Modes, Face-Priority AF with Portrait Scene Mode  
  Movie With sound: TV movie (640) at 30fps small size (320) at 30fps/15fps, smaller size (160) at 15fps; without sound: time-lapse movie at 30fps, stop-motion (640), Electronic VR (Vibration Reduction) available except with time-lapse movie  
  Capture modes Single, Multi Shot 16, Continuous, Stop Motion Movie, Interval Timer Shooting, Color Options: Standard -Vivid -Sepia -B&W -Cyanotype (Cool) Movie Mode w/Audio and Electronic VR, Stop Motion Movie, Time-lapse Movie  
  Image size (pixels) 3072 x 2304 (High: 3072*/Normal: 3072), 2592 x 1944 (Normal: 2592), 2048 x 1536 (Normal: 2048), 1024 x 768 (PC: 1024), 640 x 480 (TV: 640), 3072 x 1728 (16:9)  
  Built-in flash Range: (W) 0.6 to 5.4m (2 ft. to 17 ft. 9 in.), (T) 0.6 to 2.8m (2 ft. to 9 ft. 2 in.)  


  Supported languages Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, French, Indonesian, Italian, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Finnish, Swedish, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Japanese, Korean, Thai  
  Viewfinder None  
  LCD monitor

2.5-in., 153,000-dot, TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating

  ISO Sensitivity ISO 50, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1000, Auto (auto gain ISO 50-800)  
  Light Metering 256-Segment Matrix  
  Exposure Compensation ??  
  White Balance

7 White Balance Options, Exposure Compensation, Best Shot Selector, Blur Removal in Playback, Date Imprint, In-Camera Crop, D-Lighting, VR Electronic Image

  Storage media Internal memory (approx. 20 MB), SD/SDHC memory card compatible  
  Power sources

Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL10 (supplied), AC Adapter EH-62D (optional)

  Battery life (approx.)

Approx. 230 shots with EN-EL10 battery (based on CIPA standard)


Supplied Accessories*

(*) Supplied accessories may differ by country or area

Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL10, Battery Charger MH-63, USB Cable UC-E6, Audio Video Cable EG-CP14, Strap
*Supplied accessories may differ by country or area.
  Optional Accessories AC Adapter EH-62D  
  Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 91.5 x 56.5 x 18.5 mm (3.6 x 2.2 x 0.7 in.) excluding projections  
  Weight (Camera body only) Approx. 91.5 x 56.5 x 18.5 mm (3.6 x 2.2 x 0.7 in.) excluding projections  
  MSRP US $249.95 / CDN $289.95  

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