Nikon Coolpix S8200 vs Nikon D5100

Winner
Nikon Coolpix S8200

59

Nikon D5100

57

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S8200

Really small
Size
Compact (104×59×33 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Thin
Thickness
1.3"
Light-weight
Weight
213 g
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
230 lenses

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5100.
Explore our gallery of 37 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix S8200.

competitors

Nikon Coolpix S8200 Competitors

Samsung WB250F

Samsung WB250F

Travel zoom

$214

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Wide angle Better wide angle
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Sony Cybershot DSC-H70

Sony Cybershot H70

Travel zoom

Thickness Slightly thinner
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Travel zoom

$445

GPS Has a GPS
Wide angle Better wide angle
Aperture Slightly narrower aperture

Nikon D5100 Competitors

Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$600 body only

$567 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$629 - $697 body only

$997 - $1,150 with 18-140mm lens

Viewfinder coverage Much better viewfinder coverage
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

Screen resolution Slightly higher resolution screen
True resolution Slightly higher true resolution
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

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