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Nikon 28 Digital Camera

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Two Industry Awards

The writers at two expert review sites thought that this camera was good. This compact camera digital camera received a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com, confirming their endorsement and it received a What Digital Camera "Gold" award.

Average Expert Reviews

Twelve experts from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Photo Radar have rated this camera on average 74%.

Good Quality Lens

Some people who bought the product reckoned that it had a good zoom. Whatdigitalcamera.com wrote in their review on What Digital Camera “Ultra-wide zoom range * Quick”. Expert website Ephotozine.com said in their review of the Nikon 28 “Nikon's latest superzoom optic offers a convenient 10.7x zoom range covering wide angle to super-telephoto, Vibration Reduction” . Expert review site Photozone.de said four years ago “A fast standard zoom for” in their review of this digital camera and scored this digital camera 5 stars.

A number of customers who bought the product considered that it had a good lens. Expert website Ephotozine.com wrote in their Nikon 28 review “Is Nikon's new 28-300mm the ideal travel lens for FX format cameras? Here Gary Wolstenholme puts the lens through its paces”. Photozone.de wrote “One of the main features of SLRs is the ability to change lenses, giving you the freedom to choose the most appropriate lens for a certain subject, situation or effect” but in spite of that they gave it a rating of 2 stars.

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Nikon Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Compact cameras manufactured by Nikon have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all digital cameras (not just compact cameras) and found that Nikon also has good reviews across its entire range.

Good Quality Pictures

Three Nikon 28 owners wrote in their reviews that it had a good picture resolution. Expert review site Photozone.de wrote in their Nikon 28 review four years ago “The center resolution is very good wide open”. Photozone.de also wrote “The resolution figures are very good to excellent with a highly impressive peak performance around f/5.6”.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was able to produce good images.

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Nice Design

Some Nikon 28 owners who reviewed it said that it was good looking. Expert review site Photographyblog.com gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and said “Its sharpness, while not on a par with the best lenses we have reviewed, is actually pretty”. Photozone.de said “Vignetting is pretty low and the level of CAs is”. Four years ago Techmagnifier.com wrote “Stylish and compacts, this new camera from Nikon comes with 5x zoom lens” nonetheless they only gave the product a rating of 40 out of 100.

Robust

One customer reckoned that this digital camera was sealed. One Nikon 28 reviewer thought it was well made. Two years ago Gadgetspeaks.com said in their review “Shoot Camera is a decent camera that is engineered with superb specs”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Nikon 28 owner who reviewed this digital camera mentioned that it was quiet.

Good Size

A number of Nikon 28 reviewers who reviewed the product agreed that it was compact. Expert website Pcmag.com said in their Nikon 28 review three years ago “The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR is a sharp, compact walkaround lens.”. Expert review site Gadgetspeaks.com said “The compact camera allows the user to transform photos in different ways” .

Good Product Quality

One Nikon 28 reviewer who bought the product thought it was good quality. Expert review site Dxomark.com mentioned “Read onto find out which of these lenses have the best image quality when paired with the new camera” in their Nikon 28 review.

CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on compact cameras that are a comparable age to 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 all the other cameras that have a CCD sensor to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon 105[plb_377573_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Nikon 28 has one of the larger display diagonals amongst compact cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras of this type and age the display diagonals range from 1" to 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 2.8".

We compared this digital camera to all the other 3" screen digital cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the F660EXR[pl_1409997_price], and the XQ1[pl_1962901_price] both from Fujifilm or the Canon S120[plb_1602828_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite High Megapixel

The lowest megapixel of cameras of this age and type is 0.3MP and the highest is 46MP. The Nikon 28 has a very high megapixel (20.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the 28.

If you would prefer a digital camera with a higher megapixel then you might also want to look at the Sony DSC-HX60[plb_2166574_price] (20.4MP) which also has a higher rating.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

It may also be worth considering one of the other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available including the F660EXR[pl_1409997_price], or the F660EXR[pl_1409997_price] both from Fujifilm which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a camera with a better memory card type then you might want to consider the Canon 105[plb_377573_price] (HC MMC+|MMC|MMC+|SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the Sony DSC-WX10[plb_595125_price] (MS Duo|MS PRO Duo|MS Pro-HG|SD|SDHC|SDXC) which is also higher rated.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon 28 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

Other digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available which you might want to consider include the Canon S120[plb_1602828_price], the Sony DSC-WX350[plb_2163795_price], or the Fujifilm F660EXR[plb_1409997_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon 28 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras of this type and age.

Alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might want to look at include the Nikon Coolpix S5300[plb_2272796_price] which is cheaper; or the Canon S120[plb_1602828_price], or the Sony DSC-WX350[plb_2163795_price] which has better reviews.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This digital camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter type, which is the most commonly found camera shutter type on compact cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Has One Image Editing

The Nikon 28 has a greater number of image editing modes than most cameras of a similar age and spec to it. The most commonly found image editing is Resizing, but this image editing is not found on this camera. The image editings Crop are also found on this Nikon camera.

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Nikon 28 has a higher still image resolution than most compact cameras that came out around the same time as it. This camera has a 5152 x 3864 still image resolution(s), whereas most compact cameras that are a similar age to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Nikon camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 1600 x 1200, 2272 x 1704 and 3648 x 2736 and 5120 x 2880.

A 5152 x 3864 still image resolution(s) is in fact the best still image resolution across all digital cameras of this type and age.

Across comparable types of camera the worst still image resolution is 640 x 360.

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Has One White Balance

The Nikon 28 has a greater number of white balance modes than most compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the 28.

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Two Number of Batteries Supporteds

The Nikon 28 is a two number of batteries supported camera.

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Has One Photo Effects

The Nikon 28 has a greater number of photo effects than most cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on cameras of a similar type and age to the 28.

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Quite Many Total Megapixels

The Nikon 28 has one of the most total megapixelss (20.48 megapixels) amongst digital cameras of this age. The average total megapixels of similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the 28 is 16MP, and the total megapixelss range from 10MP to 48MP.

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5152 X 3864 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Nikon 28 has a higher image resolution than most similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as it. This camera has a 5152 x 3864 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most compact cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution.

This digital camera's image resolution (5152 x 3864 pixels) is in fact the best image resolution across all compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

A 2592 x 1944 pixels maximum image resolution is the worst image resolution across comparable types of digital camera.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many compact cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of 6.5, the Nikon 28 has one of the smaller maximum aperture numbers amongst compact cameras of this age. Digital cameras of this type and age have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.8 and 87.

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Supports Two ISO Sensitivitys

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Nikon 28 is more than most similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this Nikon camera. The ISO sensitivitys 80 and 1600 are also supported by this camera.

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Supports One Image Formats Supported

The Nikon 28 has a greater number of supported image formats than most cameras of a similar type and age to it. The most frequently supported image formats supported is JPG, but this image formats supported is not supported by this Nikon camera. The image formats supporteds JPEG XR are also supported by this camera.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the Nikon 28 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this Nikon camera). In addition, this camera supports a video resolutions of 320 x 240 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). Across all comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the 28 the video resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).

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280 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

Most compact cameras that came out around the same time as the 28 take between 110 and 949 battery life (CIPA standard)s, including the Nikon 28 which takes 280 battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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TFT Display

The Nikon 28 has a TFT display which is better than the LCD display found on most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. 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. Compact cameras that are a comparable age to the 28 displays range from LCD (worst) to AMOLED (best).

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is the most frequently found focus adjustment on compact cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Small ISO Sensitivity (min)

The Nikon 28 has one of the smaller ISO sensitivity (min)s (only 80) amongst digital cameras of this age. Cameras of this type and age have ISO sensitivity (min)s of between 10 and 200, and the average ISO sensitivity (min) is 94.

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13 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Capability

The Nikon 28 does not support video capability. Most of the other compact cameras that came out more than two years ago also do not support video capability.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a video capability and we think the DSC-WX10[pl_595125_price], or the DSC-HX60[pl_2166574_price] both from Sony or the Fujifilm F660EXR[plb_1409997_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Nikon 28 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as the 28 also do not support Full HD video.

Other cameras which also support Full HD video that you might also want to consider include the DSC-WX350[pl_2163795_price], or the DSC-WX10[pl_595125_price] both from Sony which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Nikon 28 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the 28 also do not support wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in other cameras which also support wi-Fi including the Nikon Coolpix S5300[plb_2272796_price] or the Canon S120[plb_1602828_price], or the Sony DSC-WX350[plb_2163795_price].

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Not 3D

Most digital cameras of this spec and age are not 3D. The Nikon 28 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

Digital cameras which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the Fujifilm F660EXR[plb_1409997_price], or the Sony DSC-WX10[plb_595125_price].

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the 28, the Nikon 28 does not have a GPS (satellite).

Alternative digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) that you might also want to look at include the Fujifilm F660EXR[plb_1409997_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

The Nikon 28 is not waterproof, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the 28 are also not waterproof.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the 28 range from 1x to 810x. At only 4 times zoom factor, the Nikon 28 has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released around the same time as the 28.

We compared all the other 4x digital zoom cameras to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the 105[pl_377573_price], and the S120[pl_1602828_price] both from Canon is also worth considering.

If this Nikon digital camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the DSC-WX350[pl_2163795_price] (40x and higher rated), or the DSC-HX60[pl_2166574_price] (486x and higher rated) both from Sony.

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Only Features One Flash Modes

The Nikon 28 has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras of this age and type. This Nikon digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the 28.

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Only Has Four Shooting Modess

The number of shooting modes found on the Nikon 28 is more than most cameras of this age and spec. This camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most commonly found shooting modes found on digital cameras of this age and spec. The shooting modess "Manual", "Movie" and "Scene" are also found on this Nikon camera.

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Quite Narrow Field of View

At only 98 percent, the Nikon 28 has a quite narrow field of view compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. Similar spec digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the 28 have field of views of between 96% and 100%.

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

Compact cameras that are a similar age to the 28 have ISO sensitivity (max)s of between 3 and 26,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 4,800. At only 1,600, the Nikon 28 has a quite low ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Short Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

The average slowest camera shutter speed of digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 14s. At only 4 seconds, the Nikon 28 has a quite short slowest camera shutter speed compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the 28.

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Fairly Large Closest Focusing Distance

The Nikon 28 has a very large closest focusing distance (0.1 meters) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the 28. The smallest closest focusing distance of similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago is 0.01m, the largest is 0.2m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.039m.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Nikon 28

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Nikon released the 28.

Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Nikon 28 has a fairly typical optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the 28.

There are a number of other 5x optical zoom cameras currently available which you might also want to look at including the Canon S120[plb_1602828_price] which has better reviews.

If this compact camera digital camera optical zoom is too small for you then you might want to look at the Nikon Coolpix S5300[plb_2272796_price] (8x and cheaper).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 164 grams, the Nikon 28 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
Focus Adjustment
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Pre-Flash
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
USB Version
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Multi-Shot
Image Editing
Tripod Mountable
Camera Playback
Contrast Adjustment
Brightness Adjustment
Scene Modes
Languages Support
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Hand Strap
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

2 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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21 May 2014

Aimed at professional studio and landscape photographers, the full-frame 36-Mpix D800E with its modified AA filter effectively increasing resolution over the standard D800 model is the closest... Read more…

14 January 2014

The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR is a sharp, compact walkaround lens, but it shows quite a lot of distortion throughout its zoom range...

26 June 2013

Priced genuinely, Coolpix L28 proves to be a good budget digital camera. I wouldn't say it is the best available camera with 20.1MP sensor at this price range, but still a decent one. We hope with...

Excellent color reproduction
Affordable
Light weight
Easy to operate
Quite slow
ISO speed felt uncontrollable

What Digital Camera

Ultra-wide zoom range * Quick and quiet IF * Weather sealed * Vibration reduction * CA-free images With a nearly 11x zoom range this brand new addition to Nikon's line-up is clearly worthy of... Read more…

8 March 2013

Even though the lens is already discontinued and looks a bit dated next to current Nikkor lenses, it still delivers impressive performance on our D3x test camera. At all tested focal lenghts, the...

6 October 2011

The Nikon 28-300mm ?/3.5-5.6G AF-S VRII provided some questionable results for sharpness - so much so that we tested a second copy. The ''sombrero'' effect at 28mm is somewhat baffling, but it's...

While I hope to create a full Nikon 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G AF-S VR Lens, my first priority is to include results from this lens in the lens comparison tools available on the site. This page currently... Read more…

Nikon has answered the call of FX (full-frame) camera users to provide a lens comparable to their ultra-popular NIKKOR AF-S 18?200mm f/3.5?5.6G VR II DX-format lens with their new AF-S 28?300mm... Read more…

27 January 2011

The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR exceeded our expectations (which, admittedly, weren't very high given that this is a superzoom lens after all). Its sharpness, while not on a par...

PhotographyBlog.com

23 September 2010

If you're the proud owner of an FX format Nikon camera and are looking for something that gives you this kind of convenience for travel or simply to compliment your existing kit then this lens is...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon vna353, nikon vna353h, nikon vna353e1, nikon vna353ha, nikon vna353e1i, nikon vna353e1iv
Barcodes 00018208263950, 00018208933662, 00018208933693, 00018208933730, 00018208933778, 00018208933785, 00617689588264, 00635492501492, 05053785726042
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