Nikon Coolpix S5

Announced Feb 21, 2006 •
6 megapixels | 2.5 screen | 35 – 105 mm (3×)

I know I do own a D200 ... but this Nikon is nice to carry but not what I call state of the art images. POSITIVE It is really small. It is fast enough. The control wheel is strait and easy. The lens stays inside. The movies is a real plus, even if you lover your D200. I had a Sony miniDV but this shoot, drag and drop logic is realy easy to use. Problems: NEGATIVE The image quality is realy bad. I had a old SONX DSC-V1 with a far better quality than this cam. Sometimes it produces good ...

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I purchased this camera after being dissatisfied with the Sony Cybershot DSC-T5. I must say it's a superior camera all around. It has good solid construction (i've dropped it once already and no problems). Overall, the features are great. It's a "party camera" for me. I can't/ don't want to take my D200 around with me all the time, and this is a very good substitute. it's quick to run through the menu and everything is where you think it should be. What it lacks, in my opinion is a flash exp ...

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