LCD and Viewfinder
Nikon S1200pj has a Fixed Type 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 460k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
LCD is Touch screen
type, so you can change the settings and set the focus point with your fingertips.
S1200pj doesn't have a viewfinder and no option for external viewfinder. Lack of a viewfinder can be problematic especially under strong light where visibility of LCD screens goes down dramatically. If you need a Compact camera with a built-in viewfinder in a similar price range, consider Nikon Coolpix P7800 (Compare) or Fujifilm X30 (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Max Shutter speed
Nikon S1200pj can shoot continuously at max speed of 0.8 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/1500 sec.
Unfortunately S1200pj doesn't have an external flash shoe so you are limited with the built-in flash.
Nikon S1200pj features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 9 points to choose from.
With Nikon S1200pj, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1280 x 720 at 30 fps and save in and H.264 formats. 1280 x 720 is a low video resolution by todays standards. If video quality is important for you, we recommend you to look at cameras with Full HD, even better 4K / Ultra-HD resolution .
S1200pj has a built-in Mono microphone but no speaker.
Nikon S1200pj doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Compact camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Nikon Coolpix P7800 or Fujifilm X30 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
Nikon S1200pj has a USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port to connect your camera to other devices.
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