Good ISO 100800 image quality.
1080p movie mode
Occasional focus issues.
No manual controls.
By DigitalVersus on January 24, 2012
The Nikon Coolpix S8200 is a nice surprise. While it's never truly excellent, it's above average in every respect. It's not every day we see a Coolpix S-series compact with no real weaknesses! Even though we still have a slight preference...80
By PCWorld New Zealand on December 05, 2011
The CoolPix S8200 sports a square design that’s functional rather than pretty and ergonomic, and it doesn’t have any manual modes.There is also a pop-up flash that can’t be pushed down manually, but almost everything else is spot on...100
By Digital Photography School on December 01, 2011
Why you’d buy the S8200: you want it in black or red; you’ve fallen in love with its high speed continuous specs.Why you wouldn’t: Program AE is insufficient exposure control for your needs.On the face of it, the S8200 seems to be...-
By CNET Australia on November 28, 2011
The S8200 will easily slide into a pocket despite its 14x zoom lens, and will deliver photos that are worthy of the family album — most...79
By Pocket-lint on November 25, 2011
The S8200 is small considering its significant 25-350mm (14x) optical zoom. There’s plenty to like: good movie and stills quality, effects modes and that image stabilised zoom. There were one or two focus issues plus there’s no manual...80
By HardwareZone.com on November 23, 2011
All in all, the Coolpix S8200 is a good do-it-all compact camera. Its wide zoom range makes it a good travel companion, though it has no integrated GPS. The lack of manual modes also means that you can’t explore much beyond the automatic modes...-
By ePHOTOzine on November 08, 2011
The Coolpix S8200 is a premium Nikon compact camera with a premium price but offers a substantial set of features with excellent handling and image quality to match. Nikon have made the camera small and easy to grip while offering a large 14x optical...90
By Expert Reviews on October 29, 2011
Some impressive features but there's no justification for this camera to cost more than the Nikon S9100...40
By PhotographyBLOG on October 20, 2011
The Nikon Coolpix S8200 increases the megapixel count and the zoom to keep up to speed with the competition, although merely average image quality and a slight price increase prevents us from recommending Nikon's latest travel-zoom model more...90
By What Digital Camera on October 06, 2011
The Coolpix S8200 is a successful compact with a rangey zoom, though the lack of manual controls and Raw shooting make it a proposition for the more point-and-shoot minded shooter. We're fond of the Vibration Reduction optical image stabilisation...85