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Kodak Sport vs Nikon S5200

Portability
92
Imaging
35
Features
13
Overall
26
Kodak EasyShare Sport front
 
Nikon Coolpix S5200 front
Portability
95
Imaging
40
Features
26
Overall
34

Kodak Sport vs Nikon S5200 Key Specs

Kodak Sport
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.4" Fixed Display
  • ISO 80 - 1250
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 35mm (F3.0) lens
  • 175g - 147 x 58 x 23mm
  • Introduced January 2011
Nikon S5200
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 125 - 3200
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 26-156mm (F) lens
  • 146g - 98 x 58 x 22mm
  • Launched January 2013
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Kodak Sport vs Nikon S5200 Overview

In this write-up, we will be contrasting the Kodak Sport and Nikon S5200, one being a Waterproof and the latter is a Small Sensor Compact by competitors Kodak and Nikon. There is a huge difference between the image resolutions of the Sport (12MP) and S5200 (16MP) but they possess the same exact sensor measurements (1/2.3").

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The Sport was announced 3 years prior to the S5200 and that is quite a significant gap as far as tech is concerned. Both cameras offer the identical body type (Compact).

Before delving straight into a full comparison, below is a simple summary of how the Sport scores against the S5200 when it comes to portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Kodak Sport over the Nikon S5200

 Sport S5200 

Reasons to pick Nikon S5200 over the Kodak Sport

 S5200 Sport 
LaunchedJanuary 2013January 2011More recent by 25 months
Screen sizing3"2.4"Bigger screen (+0.6")
Screen resolution460k112kCrisper screen (+348k dot)

Common features in the Kodak Sport and Nikon S5200

 Sport S5200 
Manually focus Lack of manual focusing
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Selfie screen No selfie screen
Touch screen Neither provides Touch screen

Kodak Sport vs Nikon S5200 Physical Comparison

For anyone who is aiming to lug around your camera often, you need to think about its weight and volume. The Kodak Sport provides physical dimensions of 147mm x 58mm x 23mm (5.8" x 2.3" x 0.9") accompanied by a weight of 175 grams (0.39 lbs) and the Nikon S5200 has sizing of 98mm x 58mm x 22mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 0.9") along with a weight of 146 grams (0.32 lbs).

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Keep in mind, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change depending on the lens you are utilizing at the time. Underneath is the front view measurements comparison of the Sport and the S5200.

Kodak Sport vs Nikon S5200 size comparison

Taking into consideration size and weight, the portability score of the Sport and S5200 is 92 and 95 respectively.

Kodak Sport vs Nikon S5200 top view buttons comparison

Kodak Sport vs Nikon S5200 Sensor Comparison

In many cases, its difficult to visualize the difference between sensor measurements purely by reading specifications. The photograph below may give you a stronger sense of the sensor dimensions in the Sport and S5200.

Plainly, both of those cameras offer the same exact sensor sizing albeit different MP. You should expect the Nikon S5200 to deliver greater detail with its extra 4 Megapixels. Higher resolution will also help you crop photographs a little more aggressively. The older Sport is going to be disadvantaged in sensor tech.

Kodak Sport vs Nikon S5200 sensor size comparison

Kodak Sport vs Nikon S5200 Screen and ViewFinder

Kodak Sport vs Nikon S5200 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Kodak Sport as a Portrait photography camera
Nikon S5200 as a Portrait photography camera
26
comes with face detect autofocus
focusing manually not possible
manual mode not available
no external flash support
low megapixels (12MP)
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
no RAW files
30
good MP (16 megapixels)
manual focus not available
lack of manual mode
cannot use external flash
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have RAW support
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Street Comparison

Kodak Sport Street photography highlights
Nikon S5200 Street photography highlights
52
weather proof
screen does not articulate
does not have image stabilization
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
no RAW files
max ISO too low (1,250)
48
screen does not articulate
does not have image stabilization
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have RAW support
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Sports Comparison

Kodak Sport Sports photography advice
Nikon S5200 Sports photography advice
23
weather proof
can't change focal length (35mm)
maximum shutter speed is a little low (1/1,400 seconds)
no shutter priority mode
does not have image stabilization
low megapixels (12 megapixels)
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
no phase detect autofocus
28
good MP (16MP)
no shutter priority
does not have image stabilization
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
low battery life (160 CIPA)
does not have phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

Kodak Sport Travel photography information
Nikon S5200 Travel photography information
57
weather proof
built-in flash
no Timelapse mode
low megapixels (12 megapixels)
screen is not selfie friendly
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.0)
68
good MP (16 megapixels)
has built in flash
relatively wide (26mm)
very good max aperture (f)
doesn't have Timelapse function
low battery life (160 per charge)
does not feature selfie friendly display
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Landscape Comparison

Kodak Sport as a Landscape photography camera
Nikon S5200 as a Landscape photography camera
27
weather proof
focusing manually not possible
can't swap lenses (fixed lens mount)
can't change focal length (35mm)
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.0)
screen is small (2.4 inch)
manual mode not available
does not have image stabilization
low megapixels (12 megapixels)
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
max ISO too low (1,250)
no RAW files
no Timelapse mode
42
relatively wide (26mm)
very good max aperture (f)
nice screen size (3 inch)
good MP (16 megapixels)
manual focus not available
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
lack of manual mode
does not have image stabilization
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have RAW support
low battery life (160 shots)
doesn't have Timelapse function
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Vlogging Comparison

Kodak Sport Vlogging highlights
Nikon S5200 Vlogging highlights
25
comes with face detect autofocus
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.0)
screen is not selfie friendly
does not have image stabilization
low video resolution (640 x 480 pxls)
no microphone jack
33
relatively wide (26mm)
very good max aperture (f)
great video quality (1920 x 1080 resolution)
does not feature selfie friendly display
does not have image stabilization
doesn't have external microphone port
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Kodak Sport vs Nikon S5200 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Kodak Sport and Nikon S5200
 Kodak EasyShare SportNikon Coolpix S5200
General Information
Make Kodak Nikon
Model Kodak EasyShare Sport Nikon Coolpix S5200
Category Waterproof Small Sensor Compact
Introduced 2011-01-04 2013-01-29
Body design Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Sensor type CCD BSI-CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.16 x 4.62mm
Sensor area 28.1mm² 28.5mm²
Sensor resolution 12 megapixels 16 megapixels
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 -
Max resolution 4000 x 3000 4608 x 3456
Max native ISO 1250 3200
Minimum native ISO 80 125
RAW format
Autofocusing
Manual focus
Autofocus touch
Autofocus continuous
Autofocus single
Tracking autofocus
Selective autofocus
Autofocus center weighted
Multi area autofocus
Autofocus live view
Face detect focus
Contract detect focus
Phase detect focus
Cross focus points - -
Lens
Lens mounting type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 35mm (1x) 26-156mm (6.0x)
Highest aperture f/3.0 -
Focal length multiplier 5.8 5.8
Screen
Display type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display sizing 2.4 inches 3 inches
Display resolution 112 thousand dot 460 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch functionality
Display tech TFT color LCD TFT-LCD with Anti-reflection coating
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Minimum shutter speed 8 seconds 4 seconds
Fastest shutter speed 1/1400 seconds 1/2000 seconds
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure
Set white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash range 2.40 m (@ ISO 360) -
Flash settings Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in -
Hot shoe
AE bracketing
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Supported video resolutions 640 x 480 (30fps) 1920 x 1080
Max video resolution 640x480 1920x1080
Video format Motion JPEG -
Microphone jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless None Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 175 gr (0.39 lbs) 146 gr (0.32 lbs)
Dimensions 147 x 58 x 23mm (5.8" x 2.3" x 0.9") 98 x 58 x 22mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 0.9")
DXO scores
DXO Overall score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery life - 160 shots
Form of battery - Battery Pack
Battery model 2 x AA EN-EL19
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec) -
Time lapse shooting
Storage media SD/SDHC card, Internal SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage slots Single Single
Retail cost $155 $130