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Nikon Coolpix 5400 Digital Camera

$79.50
Compact Camera 5.1MP 4x CCD Jul 2005
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Release Date
Good expert reviews
Easy to use
Good quality pictures
17 Reviews
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Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

Four experts from sites including CNET.com, PC Mag, letsgodigital.org and v3.co.uk have rated this camera on average 80%.

User Reviews Are Average

On average, based on 8 user reviews the average user rating of this camera is 78%. Over 75% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

Nikon Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

We checked 25,534 owner and expert reviews (including 548 verified purchases) for Nikon cameras and found that on average Nikon has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Nikon has good reviews specifically for its low megapixel digital cameras. 99% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Good Quality Pictures

A number of customers considered that the product was able to produce good images. One buyer scored it 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “The 5 mp sensor gives truly spectacular photos of nearly every type of subject” in their review of this digital camera. Fourteen years ago "cemalina" wrote in their review “Adobe elements 2 means you need no more software for editing unless like me you are in to photo art”. "cemalina" also said “Overall this camera takes sharp photos in most situations”.

Three people who purchased the Nikon Coolpix 5400 reckoned that it had a good picture resolution. Expert review site Cnet.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Digital camera, 5,100,000 pixels, LCD display - TFT active matrix - 1.5 in - Color, 32 MB - CompactFlash Card”. Thirteen years ago Pcmag.com mentioned in their review on expert review site PC Mag “Secure Digital, Maximum Resolution”. Expert website Letsgodigital.org said in their review of this digital camera “The LCD monitor has a higher resolution than his successor”.

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Good Quality Lens

Six Nikon Coolpix 5400 reviewers reckoned that it had a good lens. One reviewer mentioned on Amazon thirteen years ago “This is fine with the standard lens.” but in spite of that they only gave the Nikon Coolpix 5400 a rating of 20 out of 100. In the same month one buyer wrote “NB the lens and camera are excellent except when it comes to flash operation” in their review of this digital camera. One purchaser said in their review of this digital camera “It is a great shame that this outstanding camera and lens system is spoilt by this issue” yet they only gave it a rating of 1 stars.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Some customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good screen.


Features

Good Technical Features

A few people who reviewed it agreed that it had good features. Keith Jones mentioned on Amazon “The 5400 are even better and share many features”. Ephotozine.com said in their Nikon Coolpix 5400 review “Has its own unique features”.


Design

Easy to Use

Five customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was easy to use. Fourteen years ago "cemalina" rated the product 4 stars and said on Amazon “The fold out screen easy to use”. "cemalina" also mentioned “2x512mb compactflash cards would come in handy along with a spare battery”. Frank Hollis wrote on Amazon thirteen years ago “And it would allow me to take full control of exposures when I needed to” in his review.

One Nikon Coolpix 5400 owner who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to use the menus.

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Good Product Quality

Five customers mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix 5400 was good quality. One reviewer said on Amazon “No doubt Nikon with their reputation for service and quality will swiftly provide purchasers who wish to use the Wide Angle Converter with the Coolpix 5400” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix 5400. "cemalina" wrote on Amazon “The scene mode is great fun and the quality of the video mode means those away for long trips could do without a camcorder”. Keith Jones scored it very highly and he mentioned on Amazon “Everything about the camera makes you believe it's a great quality product” in his Nikon Coolpix 5400 review.

Robust

A number of customers said in their reviews that it was well made. One purchaser mentioned on Amazon “Solid little camera with great performance” in their review. One purchaser also said “Semi-manual modes - truly a versatile camera.I liked its solid feel and the general high quality of its operation”. Expert website Cnet.com mentioned in their Nikon Coolpix 5400 review “Solid metal-alloy construction; well-rounded feature set; excellent image quality”.

Nice Design

One person concluded that this digital camera was good looking. One Nikon Coolpix 5400 owner who bought this digital camera said that it was a good design.


Support

Good Support

A few Nikon Coolpix 5400 owners agreed that the Nikon Coolpix 5400 had good technical guidance. One purchaser wrote on Amazon “Also present are the usual manual and semi-manual modes - truly a versatile camera.I liked its solid feel” in their Nikon Coolpix 5400 review. Frank Hollis wrote in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “With full manual control long exposures were simple” and scored the Nikon Coolpix 5400 5 stars.


Power

Good Battery Life

A few Nikon Coolpix 5400 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it had a good battery life. "cemalina" said in their review of this digital camera “The ability to stick in a 2Cr5 battery can come useful if you get stuck” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100. Twelve years ago "oldfield_richard" wrote “The battery power was enough for a good 100 photos each” in their review.


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Good Connectivity

One person who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was good in terms of USB connections. Letsgodigital.org said “An answer to most photographic wishes, I would have preferred a USB 2.0 interface on the camera” in their Nikon Coolpix 5400 review.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Coolpix 5400 supports video recording, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One customer said that this digital camera was good structurally. One person who reviewed the product considered that it was compact. Ephotozine.com wrote on Ephotozine “The Coolpix 5400 is a well-featured digital compact”.

Heavy

The Nikon Coolpix 5400 is quite heavy (320 grams) compared to most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera. Low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera have weights of between 50g and 1.3kg.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

One Nikon Coolpix 5400 reviewer said that it was noisy.

Features Voice Recording

The Nikon Coolpix 5400 features voice recording, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Coolpix 5400 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to this camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Display

Very Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 1.5 inches, the Coolpix 5400 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age. Cameras that were released more than two years ago have display diagonals of between 1" and 3.5", and the average display diagonal is 2.6".

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Other

Released Over Twelve Years Ago

This low megapixel digital camera has been on the market since April 2017.


Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Coolpix 5400 supports video capability, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon Coolpix 5400 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Nikon Coolpix 5400 has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera also have a USB 2.0 port.

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Lens System

Average Digital Zoom

The Nikon Coolpix 5400 has a relatively typical digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Nikon Coolpix 5400 has a pretty typical optical zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Picture Quality

1/1.8"" Optical Sensor Size

The biggest optical sensor size of the Coolpix 5400 is 1/1.8"". That's 6% less optical sensor size than a 1/1.7"" camera, which is the most common optical sensor size. 7.18 x 5.32mm. The best optical sensor size of all cameras that have been around for more than two years is 4/3"" and the worst is 1/3"".

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Only 1024 X 768 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix 5400 has a higher still image resolution than most comparable spec cameras that came out more than two years ago. This digital camera has a 1024 x 768 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 384 x 480 still image resolution(s). The best still image resolution of all digital cameras of a similar type and age to this camera is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Only 2592 X 1944 Pixels Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix 5400 has a 2592 x 1944 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4000 x 3000 pixels maximum image resolution found on most cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

A 2592 x 1944 pixels maximum image resolution is actually the worst image resolution across all similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera.

A 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution is the best image resolution amongst similar types of camera.

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Memory

Quite Small Maximum Memory Card Size

Digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera have maximum memory card sizes of between 1GB and 64GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 19GB. At only 1 gigabyte, the Coolpix 5400 has a fairly small maximum memory card size compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of cameras of this age and type is 300MB, and the internal memory range from 8MB to 7.5GB. At only 16 megabytes, the Coolpix 5400 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera.

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Light Exposure

Supports Three ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Coolpix 5400 is more than most low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. This Nikon digital camera supports a 400 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera. The ISO sensitivities "100" and "200" are also supported by this camera.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon 5400
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