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Nikon Coolpix S2900 Digital Camera

$120.99
Compact Camera 20.1MP 5x CCD Aug 2015
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Release Date
One industry award
Nice design
Does not have a good screen
21 Reviews + 1 Award
PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
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Reviews

One Industry Award

The expert at review websites PhotographyBlog.com said that concluded that they would endorse this Nikon camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Owner Reviews Are Average

Coolpix S2900 owners on average rated this camera 77%. 3 reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

Nikon Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

Based on 25,534 user and expert reviews (including 3,033 verified purchases), Nikon has good reviews for its cameras. Nikon also has good reviews specifically within its high megapixel cameras range compared to other brands. 97% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine the average expert rating of this camera is 65 out of 100.


Picture Quality

5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix S2900 has a higher still image resolution than most high megapixel cameras that were launched more than a year ago. This Nikon digital camera has a 5152 x 3864 still image resolution(s), whereas most high megapixel cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 3648 x 2736, 2272 x 1704, 1600 x 1200 and 5120 x 2880 and 3864 x 3864. The still image resolution of all comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than a year ago ranges from 480 x 480 (worst) to 6000 x 4000 (best).

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Lens System

Very Small Optical Zoom

At only 5 times zoom factor, the Coolpix S2900 has a quite small optical zoom compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera. Comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera have optical zooms of between 3x and 63x, and the average optical zoom is 18x.

Digital cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might be worth considering include the IXUS 177 (8x), the IXUS 175 ($133) (8x), or the Ixus 180 (10x) all from Canon which also has a higher rating.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Digital cameras that have been available for more than a year have maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 6.2mm and 1,200mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 350mm. The Coolpix S2900 has one of the shorter maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) (only 130 millimeters) amongst high megapixel cameras of this age.

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Display

Very Small Display Diagonal

At only 2.7 inches, the Coolpix S2900 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera. Across all the similar spec digital cameras that were released one year ago the display diagonals range from 2.7" to 3.2", and the average display diagonal is 3".

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 2.7" screen cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-W810 ($93.97).

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

At only 230,000 pixels, the Coolpix S2900 has a fairly low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera. Across all the high megapixel cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera the display resolutions (numeric) range from 20 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels.

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Light

With a weight of only 119 grams, the Coolpix S2900 is one of the lighter comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age. Across all the similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera the weights range from 110g to 1.3kg, and the average weight is 410g.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Nikon Coolpix S2900 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The Nikon Coolpix S2900 supports PictBridge, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Coolpix S2900 does not have an HDMI. Most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera do have an HDMI.

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Camera

Supports Direct Printing

The Coolpix S2900 supports direct printing, as do most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Coolpix S2900 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Coolpix S2900 does not have a GPS (satellite), although this is within the context that most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera also do not have a GPS (satellite).

Other cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) that you might want to consider include the Canon Ixus 180 which also has a higher rating.

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Design

Nice Design

Two Nikon Coolpix S2900 reviewers who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix S2900 wrote that it was neat. Laurence Campfield mentioned on Amazon in April last year “Neat little camera”. Last year Niobe wrote in their Nikon Coolpix S2900 review “Camera a great success so far, small and neat, easy to take around, straightforward to use”.

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was good looking.

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Easy to Use

Four customers who reviewed this digital camera mentioned that it was easy to use. H.r.roissetter said on Amazon “A great little camera so easy to use”.

Good Product Quality

One person concluded that it was good quality. Two years ago Max M wrote in his Nikon Coolpix S2900 review “Am enjoying using this camera, which seems to offer everything that I need and be easy to operate + produce images of reasonable quality for uploading onto the PC”.


Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Nikon Coolpix S2900 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Nikon Coolpix S2900 has a hand strap. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera also have a hand strap.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Nikon Coolpix S2900 has a batteries included. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also have a batteries included.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon Coolpix S2900 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras with a built-in flash currently available including the Canon IXUS 177, the Sony DSC-W810 ($93.97), or the Praktica Luxmedia Z250 which has better reviews.

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Support

Good Support

One Nikon Coolpix S2900 owner reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Niobe rated the product 7 stars and wrote on Amazon “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” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S2900.


Good Quality Lens

Two people agreed that the product had a good zoom.

Good Quality Pictures

Four Nikon Coolpix S2900 owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was able to produce good images. Newpeterfacts wrote two years ago “An 8GB or better memory card should be fine for ordinary stills photography.” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S2900 and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

Two Nikon Coolpix S2900 reviewers who purchased it agreed that it had a good picture resolution.

One customer who bought the Nikon Coolpix S2900 considered that it had a good image sensor. Photographyblog.com wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S2900 on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com “The pocketable S2900 features a 20 megapixel sensor, 5x optical zoom”.

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Does Not Have a Good Screen

One person considered that the product did not have a good screen. Photographyblog.com wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S2900 “Poor LCD screen”.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Coolpix S2900 supports video recording, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera.

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Features

Good Technical Features

One Nikon Coolpix S2900 reviewer who reviewed this digital camera thought it had good features. Ephotozine.com said in their Nikon Coolpix S2900 review on Ephotozine “You get some clever portrait-orientated features and processing tools”.


Power

Good Battery Life

One person reckoned that this digital camera had a good battery life. Two years ago Ephotozine.com wrote on expert website Ephotozine “Battery life is also good” and rated it 6 stars.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was April 2017 when this high megapixel digital camera was released.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00018208942381, 00018208942398, 00018208942404, 00018208942411, 00018208942428, 00018208998739, 03662362044770, 08033737554937, 08033737554944, 08033737554951, 08033737554968, 08431016290413, 08431016290512

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