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Nikon Coolpix S2700
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Nikon Coolpix S2700 Digital Camera

$125.98
Compact Camera 16MP 6x CCD Jul 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Release Date
One industry award
Reasonably priced
Good size
21 Reviews + 1 Award
PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
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Reviews

One Industry Award

The editor of one expert review site concluded that they would endorse this medium megapixel camera. PhotographyBlog.com gave this Nikon digital camera a "Recommended" award.

Nikon Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

We checked 25,534 user and expert reviews (including 1,510 verified purchases) for Nikon digital cameras and found that on average Nikon has good reviews. We also found that Nikon has good reviews specifically for its medium megapixel digital cameras. 92% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Expert Reviews Are Poor

On average, based on four expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Chip.de and parentesis.com this digital camera has an overall expert rating of 64 out of 100. The expert review sites don't rate this Nikon digital camera very highly.

Poor Owner Reviews

On average, Coolpix S2700 owners rated this digital camera 53 out of 100. Owners don't rate this medium megapixel camera very highly.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Six owners who purchased the Nikon Coolpix S2700 considered that it was compact. Amazon Customer wrote “Neat and compact small camera” in their review of this digital camera. Mart gave the product a score of 7 stars and mentioned “Nikon produced a number of Coolpix S series compact cameras, tweaking the style” in their Nikon Coolpix S2700 review. John wrote “Nice little compact camera simple to use” in his Nikon Coolpix S2700 review.

Two customers said that this digital camera was thin. Expert review site Ephotozine wrote “The Nikon Coolpix S2700 was announced in January 2013 and is a slim compact camera with a 6x optical zoom lens” in their review of this digital camera.

One person who reviewed it reckoned that it was a good body shape. One customer who reviewed it thought it was tight. Charlotte Hartwell wrote on Amazon.co.uk “Seemed unnecessarily tight” in her review of this digital camera.

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Average Weight

The Coolpix S2700 has a fairly typical weight (125 grams) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera.

We compared all the other 125g cameras to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon A3400 IS, and the Panasonic LS6 is also worth considering.

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Design

Easy to Use

One person who purchased the product reckoned that it was easy to use.

Good Product Quality

Two owners who bought the product agreed that it was good quality. Ephotozine rated it 6 stars and mentioned “It can be purchased in a range of colours and has a solid metal body”. Charlotte Hartwell mentioned “V pleased with Nikon quality” in her review of the Nikon Coolpix S2700.

Nice Design

Two owners who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was good looking. One customer who reviewed it considered that it was well designed. Zoelouise rated it 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Loved the colour and design, by far the prettiest camera out there”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was neat.

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Robust

One owner concluded that it was well made.


Good Quality Pictures

Four customers who purchased it thought it was able to produce good images. S. Godwin said “I bet it takes lovely photos!” in their Nikon Coolpix S2700 review and gave the product a rating of 7 stars. One customer mentioned in their reviews that it had a good image sensor.

Good Flash

One person mentioned that it had a good flash. Two years ago Hello Kitty said “The flash is horrendously bright”.

Good Quality Lens

One owner wrote in their reviews that it had a good zoom.


Features

Good Technical Features

One customer who purchased the product concluded that it had good features.


Power

Good Battery Life

One person wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was quick to charge.


Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Coolpix S2700 supports video capability. Most of the other cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera also support video capability.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras which support video capability currently available including the SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, or the DSC-W620 both from Sony or the Samsung SAMSUNG MV900F which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Coolpix S2700 has a built-in flash. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that came out more than two years ago also have a built-in flash.

There are a number of other cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might want to look at including the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, the Casio EX-ZR1000, or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ36 which has better reviews.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Nikon Coolpix S2700 has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to this camera also have a USB 2.0 port.

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Camera

Features Multi-Shot Function

The Nikon Coolpix S2700 features multi-shot function, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Features Calendar

The Coolpix S2700 features calendar, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Coolpix S2700 has a tripod mountable. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago also have a tripod mountable.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The Nikon Coolpix S2700 has a carrying case. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years also have a carrying case.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Coolpix S2700 has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Coolpix S2700 has a hand strap, as do most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Coolpix S2700 has a batteries included. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago also have a batteries included.

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Ports & Interfaces

Features Connection to PC

The Nikon Coolpix S2700 features connection to PC. Most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago also feature connection to PC.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Nikon Coolpix S2700 does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Picture Quality

4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix S2700 has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This Nikon digital camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This camera also have still image resolution(s) of 4608 x 2592, 3264 x 2448 and 2272 x 1704 and 1600 x 1200. Across all medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera the best still image resolution is 4928 x 3264 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many cameras of this type and age.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Coolpix S2700 features voice recording. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this camera also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Coolpix S2700 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera.

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Video

1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Coolpix S2700 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 camera). This Nikon digital camera also 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). The best video resolution of all medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for more than two years is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera, the Coolpix S2700 does not support Full HD video.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also support Full HD video to this camera and we think the SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, or the SLT-A57Y both from Sony or the Casio EX-ZR400 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Display

Quite Small Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of digital cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera range from 2" to 4.8". At only 2.7 inches, the Nikon Coolpix S2700 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

We compared all the other 2.7" screen cameras to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the A2300, and the ELPH 115 IS both from Canon or the Trevi DC 2330 WP is also worth considering.

Digital cameras with a larger display diagonal that might also be worth considering include the Canon PowerShot N2 ($249.99) (2.8"), the Nikon 320 (3"), or the Olympus Stylus SH-60 (3") which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The average display resolution (numeric) of cameras of this spec and age is 430,000 pixels, and the display resolutions (numeric) range from 230 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels. With a display resolution (numeric) of only 230,000 pixels, the Coolpix S2700 has a fairly low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other digital cameras that came out around the same time as this camera.

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Lens System

Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

At 3.5, the Coolpix S2700 has a quite large minimum aperture number compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera. Across all the cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.7 to 22.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Coolpix S2700 has a fairly average digital zoom compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

Alternative 4x digital zoom cameras currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the L120, or the 310 both from Nikon or the Canon SX160 IS.

If you are looking for a camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might also want to look at the WB250 ($311.99) (5x), or the 150F (5x) both from Samsung or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ72 (5x) which is also higher rated.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 6 times zoom factor, the Coolpix S2700 has a pretty typical optical zoom compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

We compared all the other 6x optical zoom digital cameras to this digital camera and we think the 4200, the Coolpix S5200, and the S3300 all from Nikon which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this medium megapixel camera optical zoom is too small for you then you might want to consider the Sony DSC-W730 (8x), the Nikon Coolpix S5300 ($119.99) (8x), or the Canon 150 ($304.49) (8x) which also has a higher rating.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Nikon released the Coolpix S2700 in April 2017.


Product Identifiers

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