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Nikon Coolpix S3300
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Nikon Coolpix S3300 Digital Camera

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16MP 6x CCD Dec 2013
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The slender 16-megapixel COOLPIX S3300 fits in your hand like it was made to be there. Deliciously colorful and wonderfully quick, this is a camera made for lives lived in style and on the go.... More
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36 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This digital camera was given a "Recommended" award by PhotographyBlog.com who decided that this camera was good.

Good Owner Reviews

This compact camera digital camera has an average owner rating of 86% based on 293 owner reviews.

Good Quality Pictures

Some customers who bought it reckoned that it was able to produce good images. Abby S. mentioned in her review “I'm only looking for a camera which is easy to bring around and takes good photos for a light hobby” and gave the product a very good rating. Allison scored this digital camera very highly and she said in her review “Pictures are nice clear and sharp, have taken the odd wee recording of my boys”. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Was a constant annoyance.) The downside of the camera is that it takes about 5 seconds to save each photo to the card”.

A number of Nikon Coolpix S3300 owners who reviewed this digital camera mentioned that it was able to produce clear pictures. Four years ago Fussybugga wrote on Amazon “Great little camera, battery life good - last for ages! I used the video for 4/5 mins and was delighted with results, clarity & sound excellent” in their Nikon Coolpix S3300 review.

Several people mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix S3300 had a good picture resolution. Jacqui Wyett wrote on Amazon “It has 16M pixels so gives good quality pics” in her review of the Nikon Coolpix S3300 and scored the product 5 stars. Expert website Cameras.co.uk wrote “It has 16 megapixels and a 6x zoom lens”.

One person concluded that it was good in low light. Three years ago Colin wrote “Good with low light and a wide range of picture features”. One Nikon Coolpix S3300 owner reckoned that the Nikon Coolpix S3300 had a good image sensor.

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Good Quality Lens

A few Nikon Coolpix S3300 owners who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good zoom. Crazy Lady mentioned on Amazon “Video recording and Zoom is good”. G gave this digital camera an excellent review and wrote in their Nikon Coolpix S3300 review on Amazon “It takes 16MP photos and has a 6x optical zoom”. G626 said “The zoom is good enough for me” in their Nikon Coolpix S3300 review.

A few people reckoned that the Nikon Coolpix S3300 had a good autofocus. Jakub wrote “God know what it was doing (autofocus? Searching for faces in preview?” in their Nikon Coolpix S3300 review but in spite of that they gave the Nikon Coolpix S3300 a rating of 40 out of 100. John gave this digital camera an excellent rating and he wrote “Very nice picture quality (although can be alittle out of focus sometimes), looks very nice” in his review of this digital camera. Mr Michael J Barber mentioned “However it failed to focus properly when the flash was on or in low light conditions” in his review however despite that he only gave it a score of 40 out of 100.

Several Nikon Coolpix S3300 owners wrote in their reviews that the product had a good lens. C. Hawkes mentioned in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S3300 on Amazon three years ago “The lens is pin sharp” and scored the product 5 stars. Seethroughfaith mentioned in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S3300 “Keep the lens mechanism clear - or you will get 'lens error'”. Digitalversus.com mentioned in their review four years ago “Would have been a pleasant surprise if only the new lens had been improved a bit” but they rated it 40 out of 100.

A few customers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good image stabiliser. Four years ago Dr. Ernest J. Hammond wrote on Amazon “I remember image stabilisation being good too” in his Nikon Coolpix S3300 review and scored the product very highly. Expert website Digitalversus.com wrote also four years ago “A real image stabiliser” in their review of this digital camera.

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Easy to Use

Several Nikon Coolpix S3300 reviewers agreed that it was easy to use. Absolutejan wrote in their review on Amazon “She likes simple things to use, so she will not use half of the features on this camera.”. Four years ago Alanm mentioned on Amazon “This camera looks good is very simple to use”. Three years ago Andreas said on Amazon “So handy” in his Nikon Coolpix S3300 review.

A number of Nikon Coolpix S3300 owners considered that it was easy to use the menus. Crazy Lady said in their review “Pictures seem good quality lots of settings (to me anyway”. Elizabeth Atkinson mentioned on Amazon “Has lots of settings and has done its job for me”. G mentioned on Amazon “The photos captured every detail in sharp reality! It has multiple scene settings, I choose the close-up one that has a picture of two flowers, for photographing close up work” in their Nikon Coolpix S3300 review.

Several people who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to setup. Lepipster said “Still being used 3 months on, perfect size for the handbag, straightforward to setup and use”. One customer mentioned that it performed as expected. Four years ago A. Wilson-Suffield wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S3300 “The camera works great, does what it says on the tin”.

One person said in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

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Good Battery Life

Several Nikon Coolpix S3300 owners who reviewed it agreed that it had a good battery life. Bayleaf mentioned “The battery is a decent Lithium rechargeable which was another main consideration, as standard AA cells quickly run out in cameras”. Bookworm wrote “I was impressed with the battery - especially as it can be charged from a USB plug very useful when travelling” in their review of this digital camera. Claney wrote on Amazon “Instructions were in all languages except English! Battery life good” in their review.

One customer said in their reviews that the product was quick to charge. O. Von Rein wrote on Amazon “The [S3300 is] designed to charge the battery in-camera [.” in his review of the Nikon Coolpix S3300.

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Good Technical Features

Seven Nikon Coolpix S3300 owners who reviewed it agreed that it had good features. Three years ago Allison wrote on Amazon “I am a novice when it comes to taking pictures so needless to say there are some features on the camera that i dont use” in her review of this digital camera and scored it very highly. Bernice Anderson rated it as very good and she wrote in her Nikon Coolpix S3300 review “She was delighted with all the features”. Bridget she mentioned in her Nikon Coolpix S3300 review on Amazon “Although small enough to fit in your pocket it takes great pictures and has lots of features that I haven't used yet”.

Nice Design

Several people thought it was good looking. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “However day time photos are pretty good.” in their review nonetheless they scored the product 20 out of 100. Corry Utting scored it very highly and wrote on Amazon “Gorgeous little thing”. D. A. Kent wrote in their review of this digital camera “Very easy to use, stylish and compact”.

A number of Nikon Coolpix S3300 owners who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was neat. Mr. N. H. Holdsworth said “Overall though this is neat, compact, easy to use, produces good results” in their review. One Nikon Coolpix S3300 owner said in their reviews that it was a good design. Y. Rodriguez mentioned “The design is really nice, purple looks good”.

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Good Size

Twenty-four customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was compact. A. Wilson-Suffield mentioned “Small and compact this camera was brilliant for the price” and rated it 5 stars. A. Wilson-Suffield also mentioned “Would Defs reccommend to anyone wanting a decent compact easy to use point”. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon three years ago “Not better that my old 5mb Casio compact”.

Seven customers said in their reviews that this digital camera was thin. A. Dunn mentioned “It is slim and lightweight and has a range of good options for taking photos”. Djh said on Amazon “Lovely slim, light-weight and good quality camera” and rated it 4 stars. Lynne said in her review three years ago “Brilliant slim camera” and rated the Nikon Coolpix S3300 5 stars.

Seven people considered that it was easy to carry around. Abby S. wrote on Amazon “The item itself is light and easy to use” and gave it a very good rating. B. Cook mentioned on Amazon “When it went wrong thought time for a new one easy to carry very light” in their review. Eni said on Amazon “Nikon I would recommend this product, its a good quality camera, its a good size, easy to carry on holiday” in their review of this digital camera.

Six customers who bought it concluded that it was lightweight. Fussybugga gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars and said on Amazon “Lightweight and comes in great range of colours”. Four years ago Heather Gray wrote on Amazon “What a lovely little camera, light-weight, compact and such a gorgeous colour”. Also four years ago Ltneil wrote in their Nikon Coolpix S3300 review “It is very lightweight and fits into a small pocket as its quite small itself” however they rated the Nikon Coolpix S3300 60 out of 100.

One customer who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was a good height. Barb said on Amazon “Second one was dropped by my husband in April from a great height, when only 12months old” in her review of this digital camera.

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Good Product Quality

Thirty-two Nikon Coolpix S3300 reviewers reckoned that this digital camera was good quality. Abby S. said on Amazon three years ago “The picture quality is great with nice colours” in her review of this digital camera. Amazon Customer said in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S3300 on Amazon “Picture quality is excellent”. Bookworm wrote on Amazon “Good quality easy to use” and scored the product 5 stars.

Robust

A number of Nikon Coolpix S3300 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the product was well made. Crb said on Amazon “More compared to others in a similar price range, solidly built, takes great pictures, easy to set up, small enough to carry with you”. Ltneil mentioned in their review on Amazon “I would have liked a more solid feel to it or at least” although they only scored the product 60 out of 100. Nigel gave the product a rating of 4 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “It's a lovely little camera, very portable with good build quality and switches on very fast”.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Amazon Customer scored this digital camera 4 stars and wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S3300 “If it was a little more sturdy I would have given it full marks, great photos”.

One person who bought this digital camera mentioned that it was easy to damage or scratch.

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Nikon Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Nikon digital cameras and also specifically for Nikon compact camera digital cameras and found that in both cases Nikon had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

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Good Support

Four Nikon Coolpix S3300 owners who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Ben wrote on Amazon four years ago “I found it very easy to set up and the instructions very clear”. Helen rated the product as very good and she said “This camera is compact, easy to use and takes excellent pictures! I need to read the manual as I'm sure there are many functions I'm not yet aware of.” in her review of this digital camera. Mz/x mentioned three years ago “I'd prefer a manual setting option sometimes for the exposure time” in their Nikon Coolpix S3300 review.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One Nikon Coolpix S3300 owner who purchased it thought it had a good screen. Rose Mapstone mentioned in her review of this digital camera three years ago “Simple to use, large screen, lightweight” .

Good Flash

A few Nikon Coolpix S3300 reviewers thought the product had a good flash. Colin mentioned on Amazon “The flash is very powerful - need to work on that”.

Good Connectivity

Several people who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was good in terms of USB connections.

Good Video Capture

One Nikon Coolpix S3300 owner who reviewed this digital camera thought it was good for video recording. Bayleaf gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review on Amazon “She likes the camera a lot, finds it easy to use and it takes good pictures (and videos”.

CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. 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 this digital camera to all the other digital cameras that have a CCD sensor and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix L120 ($299.50), the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77, and the GE G5WP is also worth considering.

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SD Memory Card

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

Other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Coolpix S6500, or the Coolpix L120 ($299.50) both from Nikon or the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS ($199.00).

Digital cameras with a better memory card type that might be worth considering include the Sony DSC-WX350 ($267.00) (MicroSD (TransFlash)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2)|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC) which is also higher rated.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The Nikon Coolpix S3300 supports video recording. Most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix S3300 also support video recording.

We compared all the other digital cameras which support video recording to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Coolpix L120 ($299.50), and the Coolpix L23 both from Nikon or the Sony DSC-HX10 is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Coolpix S3300 has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix S3300.

We compared all the other digital cameras with an image stabiliser to this digital camera and we think the Nikon Coolpix L120 ($299.50), the GE G3WP, and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ3 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 S3300 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix S3300 also have a built-in flash.

Other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might also want to consider include the Nikon Coolpix L120 ($299.50), the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Video, or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ36 which has better reviews.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This digital camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter, which is the most commonly found camera shutter on cameras of this age and spec.

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Has Two Image Editing Modes

The Coolpix S3300 has a greater number of image editing modes than most compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The most frequently found image editing mode is Resizing, but this image editing mode is not found on this Nikon camera. The image editing modes Crop and Rotating are also found on this digital camera.

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Has Seven White Balance Modes

The Nikon Coolpix S3300 has a greater number of white balance modes than most similar spec digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on cameras of this age and spec. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Manual" are also found on this Nikon digital camera.

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Has One Photo Effect

The number of photo effects found on the Nikon Coolpix S3300 is more than most similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This Nikon camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most commonly found photo effect found on compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix S3300.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix S3300 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution which is higher than most similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to it. Most compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. In addition, this camera have still image resolutions of 3264 x 2448, 2272 x 1704 and 1600 x 1200 and 4608 x 2592. The best still image resolution of all compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Coolpix S3300 is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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99 Auto Focus Points

99 auto focus points

The Coolpix S3300 is a 99 auto focus point digital camera.

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Supports One Image Format

The Coolpix S3300 has a greater number of supported image formats than most cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. The most commonly supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this Nikon digital camera. The image formats JPEG XR are also supported by this camera.

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Supports Three Camera File Systems

The Nikon Coolpix S3300 has a greater number of camera file systems than most cameras of this age and type. 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 comparable age and spec to the Coolpix S3300. The camera file systems "DCF" and "DPOF" are also supported by this digital camera.

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

This digital camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most commonly found light exposure correction on comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to it.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum image resolution on compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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TFT Display

The Nikon Coolpix S3300 has a TFT display which is better than most digital cameras of this spec and age. Most similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. Across all digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Coolpix S3300 the best display is AMOLED and the worst is LCD.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus, which is the most frequently found focus on compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Small Minimum ISO Speed

The smallest minimum ISO speed of cameras of this age and spec is 10, the biggest is 800, and the average minimum ISO speed is 96. The Nikon Coolpix S3300 has a quite small minimum ISO speed (only 80) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix S3300.

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Very Thin

The average depth of digital cameras that have been available for more than two years is 38mm, and the depths range from 13mm to 2,200mm. With a depth of only 19.5 millimeters, the Coolpix S3300 is quite thin compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Coolpix S3300.

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15 Reasons Against

Poor Expert Reviews

Six experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Digital Versus and Cameras.co.uk have rated this Nikon digital camera on average 60%. If all the digital cameras of a similar spec and age are ranked by average expert review score then this compact camera digital camera is in the bottom 11%.

Unacceptable Noise Level

A number of people concluded that the product was not noisy. Hellohello 134yo23y4 mentioned in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S3300 “The only thing is that it is a little noisy” . Four years ago Ltneil said “The motor is noisy when you zoom in”. Expert website Digitalversus.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The lens is of the same poor quality and the noise is still as out-of-control as e” and gave this digital camera a score of 40 out of 100.

One Nikon Coolpix S3300 reviewer concluded that it was not quiet. Y. Rodriguez mentioned “I thought it could be because I did not try it well, no movement, quiet, etc” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S3300.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Coolpix S3300 does not support Full HD video, although keep in mind that most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the Coolpix S3300 also do not support Full HD video.

Alternative digital cameras which also support Full HD video that you might also want to look at include the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS, the Olympus Stylus SH-50, or the GE G100 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Coolpix S3300 does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the Coolpix S3300 also do not support WiFi connectivity.

There are a number of alternative cameras which also support WiFi connectivity that you might want to look at including the ST200 ($119.99), the WB200F ($201.97), or the ST200F all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Nikon Coolpix S3300 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age are also not 3D compatible.

Cameras which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 ($375.99), or the Nikon Coolpix P7700.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Nikon Coolpix S3300 does not have a GPS, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the Coolpix S3300 also do not have a GPS.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with a GPS and we think the Samsung ST200 ($119.99), the Canon IXUS 140, or the Nikon Coolpix P520 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

The Coolpix S3300 is not waterproof. Most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix S3300 are also not waterproof.

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Only Features One Flash Mode

The number of flash modes featured on the Coolpix S3300 is more than most comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This Nikon camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix S3300.

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Very Big Maximum Aperture

The maximum apertures of compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago range from 2 to 130, and the average maximum aperture is 6.6. At only 3.3, the Coolpix S3300 has a quite big maximum aperture compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 320 X 240 Pixels Video Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix S3300 supports a maximum video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. That's 75% less video resolution than the most common video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera).

This digital camera's video resolution (320 x 240 pixels) is actually the worst supported video resolution across all similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

Across comparable types of digital camera the best supported video resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Only Has Two Shooting Modes

The Coolpix S3300 has a greater number of shooting modes than most digital cameras of this age and type. This digital camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most frequently found shooting mode found on compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix S3300. The shooting mode "Scene" is also found on this camera.

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Very Narrow Field of View

Compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years have field of view of between 96% and 100%, and the average field of view is 99%. The Coolpix S3300 has one of the narrower field of view (only 97 percent) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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Very Short Maximum Battery Life

The shortest maximum battery life of digital cameras of a similar type and age to the Coolpix S3300 is 0.83h and the longest is 320h. With a maximum battery life of only 1.5 hours, the Nikon Coolpix S3300 has a quite short maximum battery life compared to most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix S3300.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix S3300 has a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. That's 67% less video resolution than the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The video resolution of all cameras of this age and type ranges from 320 x 240 pixels to 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Very Large Minimum Aperture

Across all the digital cameras that came out more than two years ago the minimum apertures range from 1.3 to 6.9. The Coolpix S3300 has a very large minimum aperture (6.5) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Coolpix S3300.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Nikon Coolpix S3300

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Nikon digital camera has been on the market for over three years.

Average Megapixel Count

The Coolpix S3300 has a pretty typical megapixel count (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix S3300.

We compared this camera to all the other 16MP cameras and we think the Canon PowerShot A810, the Olympus VR-360, and the Nikon Coolpix S6200 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a higher megapixel count then you might also want to consider the Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS (16.1MP), the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 ($249.00) (16.1MP), or the Casio EX-ZR300 (16.1MP) which is also higher rated.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Coolpix S3300 has a fairly standard digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix S3300.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Coolpix L120 ($299.50), or the Coolpix P500 both from Nikon or the Canon PowerShot A4000 IS.

If you would prefer a bigger digital zoom then you might also want to look at the G3WP (4.5x), or the G5WP (4.5x) both from GE or the Canon IXUS 500 (4.1x) which is also higher rated.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many cameras of this type and age. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 6 times zoom factor, the Nikon Coolpix S3300 has a relatively typical optical zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix S3300.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might want to look at the Coolpix S3500 ($45.50) (7x and higher rated), or the Coolpix S3400 (7x and higher rated) both from Nikon or the Leica C (Typ 112) ($629.00) (7.1x and higher rated).

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Average Screen Size

At 2.7 inches, the Coolpix S3300 has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

There are a number of other 2.7" screen cameras currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS6, or the Nikon Coolpix S1100 ($318.06).

If this compact camera digital camera screen size is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the Canon PowerShot N ($139.99) (2.8"), the Fujifilm FinePix X100S (2.8"), or the Nikon Coolpix S5200 (3") which is also higher rated.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 128 grams, the Coolpix S3300 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix S3300.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Image Stabilizer
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
Lens Structure
Focusing
Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Auto Focus Point
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Super Macro Focusing Range
Focus Points Selection
Focus
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range
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
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
HD Type
Audio
Audio Format
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Second Display
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI Port
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
Display Language
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Maximum Battery Life
Shot Per Battery Charge
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Interface
Dimension
Video Out Port
Focal Length
Cable
Aperture Range
USB 3.0 Port
Camera Shutter Speed Range

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Expert Reviews

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7 December 2012

PhotographyBlog.com

The Nikon Coolpix S3300 is a slimline compact camera featuring a 6x optical zoom, 16 megapixel sensor, 720p HD video, Smartportrait system and Eye-Fi compatibility. Aimed at the user about town... Read more…

16 October 2012

The S3300 is a nice enough-looking camera, and would have been a pleasant surprise if only the new lens had been improved a bit. Alas, Nikon did add an image stabiliser but the lens is of the same...

28 September 2012

I was searching for a camera as a gift and one of the first things that people need to do when they're searching for a camera is to recognize is how are they going to be using that camera?People... Read more…

15 May 2012

Having been impressed with previous models ( S3000 and S3100 ) we were looking forward to seeing how the S3300 would perform. Sadly we feel a bit let down. The S3300 continues to offer good colour...

24 April 2012

Nikon's S3300 is an affordable alternative to the rest of the company's extensive Coolpix lineup. Debuting in February of this year as a replacement for the S3100, the S3300 has received upgrades... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 1 April 2015 by Rachael Collings
(Verified Purchase)

This really isn't a great camera, I can take better photos on my phone. It doesn't seem to focus well and pics are often blurry. I thought it was a bargain but just proves that you get what you... Read more…

Reviewed 27 March 2015 by G626
(Verified Purchase)

Came with all of its parts charged up in the amount of time the manual said it would. the zoom is good enough for me. takes pictures and that is all i wanted it to do. eventhough it came with a... Read more…

Reviewed 5 December 2014 by Mrs Barbara Hardiman
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent. Only problem I bought it as a xmas gift, filled in the warranty card in their name and unfortunately the company sent a thank you letter to the intended recipient thanking them for... Read more…

Reviewed 27 July 2014 by Mr I

Bit disappointed with this camera. There are a lot of nice small and powerful cameras around these days. Unfortunately this isn't one of them. Pictures it takes are not great. Seems very limited... Read more…

Reviewed 27 February 2014 by Mr Karl Besley

I have finally lost patience with this camera, after a year of persevering. Kept thinking it was me, but after a whole winter of trying to take decent indoor photos, I have at last given up.... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon 26309, nikon s3300, nikon 26313, nikon 26311, nikon s3300r
Barcodes 00018208263097, 00018208263110, 00018208263127, 00018208263134, 00018208264766, 00018208264773, 00018208925957, 00018208925988, 00018208926039, 00018208926046, 00018208926084, 00018208926114, 00018208926169, 00018208926206, 00018208926237, 00018208933952, 03610170770657, 03610170770664, 03610170778370, 03610170779704, 03610170826606, 03610170846161, 08033737552353, 08033737552360, 08033737552377, 08033737552384, 08033737552391, 08033737552407, 08431016433612
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