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Nikon Coolpix S2900 Digital Camera

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20.1MP 5x CCD 4x Jan 2015
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Sensor Type Digital Zoom Release Date
Looking for a carry-anywhere camera that's slim, stylish and easy to use The 20-megapixel COOLPIX S2900 fits easily in your pocket or handbag, so you re always ready to shoot special moments. You... More
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25 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The writer at PhotographyBlog.com thought that concluded that they would recommend this compact camera digital camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

User Reviews Are Average

People who bought this Nikon camera rated this digital camera 77% on average.

Good Quality Pictures

Some Nikon Coolpix S2900 reviewers who bought the product concluded that it was able to produce good images. Newpeterfacts wrote on Amazon “An 8GB or better memory card should be fine for ordinary stills photography.”.

Some Nikon Coolpix S2900 owners said in their reviews that the product had a good picture resolution. Last year Newpeterfacts said in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S2900 “Focusing accuracy is up to standard+ The camera's high resolution (20MP) sensor means that reasonable A4 prints are certainly possible with care+ Colour”.

One customer who purchased it considered that it had a good image sensor. Expert website Photographyblog.com said in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S2900 “The pocketable S2900 features a 20 megapixel sensor, 5x optical zoom” and gave the Nikon Coolpix S2900 a score of 4 stars.

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Easy to Use

A number of Nikon Coolpix S2900 reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use. H.r.roissetter said “A great little camera so easy to use” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S2900 and scored the product 5 stars. Expert website Ephotozine.com wrote “The Coolpix S2900 is a slim, easy to use camera that produces vibrant, well exposed images” however despite that they only rated the Nikon Coolpix S2900 3 stars.

Nikon Has Good Camera Reviews

Nikon has good average ratings for its compact camera digital cameras as well as across its entire camera range compared to other brands.

Good Size

Three people agreed that it was thin. Photographyblog.com wrote on PhotographyBlog.com “Slim light” in their review.

One Nikon Coolpix S2900 owner who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was compact. Photographyblog.com said in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S2900 “Hailing from the Syle range of Nikon Coolpix digital compact cameras”.

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Nice Design

Several customers wrote in their reviews that it was neat. Laurence Campfield mentioned on Amazon in October this year “Neat little camera”. Also in October this year Niobe wrote on Amazon “Camera a great success so far, small and neat, easy to take around, straightforward to use” in their Nikon Coolpix S2900 review and rated the Nikon Coolpix S2900 4 stars.

One customer wrote in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix S2900 was good looking. Ephotozine.com wrote in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Ephotozine “The S2900 is Nikon's entry-level model in its Coolpix Style range of slim and stylish compact cameras”.

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Good Quality Lens

One customer said in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix S2900 had a good autofocus. One Nikon Coolpix S2900 reviewer considered that it had a good zoom.

Good Product Quality

One person who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix S2900 thought it was good quality. Max M said “Be easy to operate + produce images of reasonable quality for uploading onto the PC” in his review.

Good Battery Life

One Nikon Coolpix S2900 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good battery life. Ephotozine.com wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S2900 on expert website Ephotozine “Battery life is also good”.

Good Technical Features

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it had good features. Ephotozine.com said in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S2900 on expert website Ephotozine “You get some clever portrait-orientated features and processing tools” but they gave it a score of 3 stars.

Good Support

One Nikon Coolpix S2900 owner said in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. In October this year Niobe mentioned in their review “However the instructions arrived in a huge number of languages, none of which was English, which seems bizarre for a product bought in Britain through Amazon uk”.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on cameras of this type and age. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

We compared all the other cameras that have a CCD sensor to this digital camera and we think the PowerShot S200 IS, the IXUS 162, and the IXUS 170 all from Canon which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon Coolpix S2900 has a built-in flash, which is unusual. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix S2900 do not have a built-in flash.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of it's better review score, the PowerShot S200 IS, the PowerShot SX710 HS ($297.95), or the IXUS 255 HS all from Canon.

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Quite High Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 20.1 megapixels, the Coolpix S2900 has a fairly high megapixel count compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix S2900. The average megapixel count of similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Coolpix S2900 is 16MP.

We compared all the other 20.1MP digital cameras to this camera and we think the Nikon Coolpix S3700 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Cameras with a higher megapixel count that might be worth looking at include the IXUS 275 HS (20.2MP), or the SX710 HS ($279.00) (20.3MP) both from Canon or the Nikon Coolpix L340 (20.2MP) which is also higher rated.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available including the PowerShot SX270 HS ($237.63), or the PowerShot SX270 HS ($237.63) both from Canon or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ58 which has better reviews.

If the memory card type of this Nikon camera is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the Kodak Pixpro FZ201 (SD|SDHC).

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This digital camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter, which is typical of many cameras of this type and age.

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5152 X 3864 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Coolpix S2900 has a 5152 x 3864 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most cameras that came out more than a year ago. Most cameras that are a comparable age to it have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution.

This digital camera's image resolution (5152 x 3864 pixels) is actually the best image resolution across all compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Coolpix S2900.

The worst image resolution amongst similar types of digital camera is 4000 x 3000 pixels.

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Supports Two Camera File Systems

The Coolpix S2900 has a greater number of camera file systems than most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than a year. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by digital cameras of a similar age and type to the Coolpix S2900. The camera file system "DCF" is also supported by this Nikon digital camera.

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Very Light

The weights of compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Coolpix S2900 range from 100g to 460g. The Nikon Coolpix S2900 is fairly light (only 119 grams) compared to most of the other cameras that were released one year ago.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is typical of many cameras of this type and age.

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Supports One Image Format

The Coolpix S2900 has a greater number of supported image formats than most cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto focus, which is typical of many compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Narrow

Across all the compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than a year the widths range from 54mm to 140mm, and the average width is 100mm. With a width of only 94.5 millimeters, the Coolpix S2900 is one of the narrower compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix S2900 amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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Very Thin

The Coolpix S2900 is one of the thinner compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix S2900 (only 19.8 millimeters) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. The depths of compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix S2900 range from 18mm to 86mm.

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15 Reasons Against

Average Expert Reviews

Based on two expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine this Nikon digital camera has an average expert rating of 65 out of 100.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Coolpix S2900 have an image stabiliser, however the Coolpix S2900 does not have an image stabiliser.

We think you might also be interested in other digital cameras which also have an image stabiliser including the Rollei Powerflex 850, or the Samsung WB380F which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Like most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age, the Coolpix S2900 does not support WiFi connectivity.

There are a number of other cameras which also support WiFi connectivity which you might want to consider including the IXUS 255 HS, or the PowerShot S200 IS both from Canon or the Medion Life P44022 which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Coolpix S2900 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix S2900 also do not support Full HD video.

There are a number of other digital cameras which also support Full HD video that you might want to consider including the IXUS 255 HS, or the PowerShot SX710 HS ($297.95) both from Canon or the Samsung WB380F which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the Coolpix S2900, the Coolpix S2900 does not have a GPS.

Alternative cameras which also have a GPS that you might want to consider include the Coolpix S9900 ($249.00), or the Coolpix L340 both from Nikon or the Canon IXUS 255 HS which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

The Nikon Coolpix S2900 does not support video recording, although it is worth noting that most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the Coolpix S2900 also do not support video recording.

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also support video recording including the Coolpix S7000, or the Coolpix L340 both from Nikon or the Canon IXUS 275 HS which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

The Nikon Coolpix S2900 is not waterproof. Most of the other cameras of this type and age are also not waterproof.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Coolpix S2900 is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix S2900 are also not 3D compatible.

Cameras which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 ($349.99) which is also higher rated.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of only 5 times zoom factor, the Nikon Coolpix S2900 has a quite small optical zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Coolpix S2900. The optical zooms of compact camera digital cameras that were released one year ago range from 2.8x to 40x, and the average optical zoom is 15x.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 5x optical zoom digital cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot S200 IS is also worth considering.

If this camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Canon IXUS 162 (8x), the Sony DSC-W830 (8x), or the Medion Life X44038 (12x) which is also higher rated.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix S2900 has a 640 x 480 still image resolution which is higher than the 5472 x 3648 still image resolution found on most cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. The worst still image resolution of all cameras that were launched around the same time as the Coolpix S2900 is 640 x 360 and the best is 6016 x 4000.

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Only Features Two Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Nikon Coolpix S2900 is more than most digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This digital camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on similar spec digital cameras that came out more than a year ago. The flash mode "Pre-flash" is also featured on this camera.

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Only Features Two Auto Focus

The Coolpix S2900 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. The most frequently featured auto focus is Face detection, but this auto focus is not featured on this Nikon camera. The auto focus Centre weighted Auto Focus and Tracking Auto Focus are also featured on this camera.

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Only 1280x720@30fps Resolution and Capture Speed

The Coolpix S2900 has a 1280x720@30fps resolution and capture speed which is higher than most comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than a year ago. Most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have a 1920x1080@30fps resolution and capture speed. This Nikon digital camera also have a resolution and capture speed of 320×240@30fps and 640x480@30fps. Across all compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix S2900 the best resolution at capture speeds is 1920x1080@60fps and the worst is 320×240@30fps.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length

The Coolpix S2900 has one of the shorter maximum focal lengths (only 130 millimeters) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. The average maximum focal length of digital cameras of this age and spec is 360mm, and the maximum focal lengths range from 6.2mm to 960mm.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length

Across all the compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than a year the minimum focal lengths range from 3.1mm to 38mm, and the average minimum focal length is 24mm. With a minimum focal length of 26 millimeters, the Coolpix S2900 has one of the longer minimum focal lengths amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Nikon Coolpix S2900

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Nikon released the Coolpix S2900.

Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Coolpix S2900 has a pretty standard digital zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than a year ago.

There are a number of alternative 4x digital zoom cameras currently available that you might want to look at including the PowerShot SX270 HS ($237.63), or the IXUS 255 HS both from Canon or the Nikon Coolpix S6600 which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might want to consider the Samsung WB380F (5x and higher rated), or the Medion Life X44038 (5x and higher rated).

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Average Screen Size

At 2.7 inches, the Nikon Coolpix S2900 has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the Coolpix S2900.

There are a number of other 2.7" screen cameras currently available that you might want to consider including the Coolpix S6600, or the Coolpix S3700 both from Nikon or the Canon IXUS 170 which has better reviews.

If this compact camera digital camera screen size is not large enough for you then you might also want to look at the Samsung WB380F (3"), the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 ($349.99) (3"), or the Nikon Coolpix S9900 ($249.00) (3") which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Focusing
Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Resolution and Capture Speed
HD Type
Audio
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port
USB Version
Camera
GPS
Self-Timer
Histogram
Camera File System
Scene Mode
Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Recharge Time
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Data Network
Other Features
Technical Details

1 Award

PhotographyBlog.com Recommended

Expert Reviews

(2)
5 November 2015

PhotographyBlog.com

Hailing from the Syle range of Nikon Coolpix digital compact cameras, the pocketable S2900 features a 20 megapixel sensor, 5x optical zoom and video image stabiliser. Available in silver, red,... Read more…

Slim light
Easy to use
Smart Portrait and Glamour Retouch options
Available in a number of colours
No image stabilisation
Very slow
Average image quality
Poor LCD screen
Slippery to hold
2 March 2015

The Coolpix S2900 is a slim, easy to use camera that produces vibrant, well exposed images. Battery life is also good, and you get some clever portrait-orientated features and processing tools. ...

User Reviews

(19)
Reviewed 3 June 2016 by Laurence Campfield
(Verified Purchase)

Neat little camera...

Reviewed 28 May 2016 by SandyP
(Verified Purchase)

I returned this...

Reviewed 25 April 2016 by Lorraine
(Verified Purchase)

Very happy with this camera. Does exactly what I want it to do. Takes brilliant photos which you woukd think were taken from a more expensive camera. So a good buy.

Reviewed 4 April 2016 by Niobe
(Verified Purchase)

Camera a great success so far,small and neat, easy to take around, straightforward to use. However the instructions arrived in a huge number of languages, none of which was English, which seems... Read more…

Reviewed 2 April 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

It might be a good camera but came with Eastern European instructions and accessories - 2 pin charging plug etc. No mention of this in the sales description. Useless in the UK.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon s2900, nikon s2900r, nikon s2900s, nikon s2900rd, nikon s2900sl
Barcodes 00018208942381, 00018208942398, 00018208942404, 00018208942411, 00018208942428, 00018208942473, 00018208998739, 00616348083232, 00616348085526, 03662362044770, 04960759145901, 04960759145918, 08033737554937, 08033737554944, 08033737554951, 08033737554968, 08431016290413, 08431016290512

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