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Nikon Coolpix S2900

$116.40
$87.14 $29 cheaper than 61 days ago
Nikon Coolpix S2900
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Nikon Coolpix S2900 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S2900 number 94 across all digital cameras and number 273 in best selling cameras.
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98
Value for Money
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Features
Fully-Featured
86
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 86?

It has great user reviews but ok expert reviews with an average overall rating of 72%, based on 38 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
This Nikon digital camera has some great features:
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
Hd movie recording
Fast and precise autofocus makes shooting clear images easy by automatically identifying and focusing on any subject ideal for images of children and p
Target finding af
Ied about using the right settings let your camera help you! choose the type of scene you re shooting and settings are automatically optimised for the perfect s
16 SCENE MODES
Te spectacular shots of holiday scenes just the way you remember them, as panorama assist combines your shots in-camera to give you a single stunning panor
Panorama assist
the magic happens, you ll be ready to catch it in HD (720/30p) with a one-touch movie record button. turn family into movie stars or record celebrations with e
great group portraits and beautiful close-ups with the 5x optical zoom, extendable to 10x dynamic fine zoom with the same picture quality. never miss a fun mom
Higher than average megapixels
5X NIKKOR OPTICAL ZOOM LENS
a high megapixel count, your camera's image sensor ensures you always get clear images with sharp detail perfect for creating photo or poster enlargeme
20 MP CCD IMAGE SENSOR
Ll get great close-ups with the 5x optical zoom, extendable to 10x dynamic fine zoom, plus you can make friends and family look gorgeous with glamour retouch make-up effects. capture all the fun with HD movie recording and get beautifully clear images at the touch of a button with scene auto selector advising the right settings for you. special effects mode lets you get creative and panorama assist helps to shoot stunning sce
Ing for a carry-anywhere camera that's slim, stylish and easy to use the 20-megapixel COOLPIX s2900 fits easily in your pocket or handbag, so you re always ready to shoot special mome
Overview
Average minimum aperture number
Average optical zoom
7-cm/2.7-in LCD screen: you ll find it easy to frame your shots on the large LCD screen, and with brightness adjustment you can clearly see what you re shooting or playing back, even in bright sunlight.<br>- scene auto selector: when you prefer to leave the choice of settings to the camera, it can help you by automatically selecting from a range of typical shooting scenarios and optimising all the settings for you.<br>- long battery life: as your camera's rechargeable li-ion battery has extra-long life, you can keep shooting to capture the fun at parties or take family holiday shots all day long.<br>- EXPEED c2: nikon's fast and powerful image processing system ensures you ll always get high-speed operation, high sensitivity performance and outstanding image quality.<br>- 8 special effects: get creative by experimenting with different effects to give your photos an individual look. try selective color, which puts a pop of your chosen colour on a black and white image for dramatic effect or use fisheye for a wide-angle effect.<br>- 12 glamour retouch effects: everyone can look glamorous all the time when your photos can be retouched so easily. you can soften skin, add lip colour or even add eye makeup and mascara.<br>- motion blur reduction: blurry photos are a thing of the past. motion blur reduction compensates for camera shake and subject movement to ensure you get clear shots, even with fast-moving subjects like children.<br>- smart portrait system: you ll always get great results with this mode correcting portrait problems as they happen. smile timer takes the shot when your subject smiles, blink proof lets you know if someone's eyes were closed and red-eye correction corrects false eye colour due to flash.<br>- smile timer continuous mode: want to capture the perfect smile this mode automatically recognises when your subject smiles and takes up to five shots with continuous shooting, so you ll capture the exact moment of the most charming smile.<br>- advanced auto with red-eye reduction: never have a group shot or portrait ruined by red-eye again. automatic in-camera correction banishes red-eye and automatically activates when you re shooting in night portrait mode.<br>- NIKON IMAGE space: all nikon users get 20 GB of free online cloud storage with our dedicated nikon image storage and sharing site, NIKON IMAGE SP

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How Big is the Nikon Coolpix S2900?

The Nikon Coolpix S2900 is 94.5mm wide and 58.6mm tall. It is 19.8mm deep and weighs 119g.

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We found a cheaper price for the Nikon Coolpix S2900 of £49.95 ($49.95) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $37.19.

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Features

5152 X 3864 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Nikon Coolpix S2900 is 5152 x 3864 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The Coolpix S2900's sensor megapixels of 20.1MP is in the highest 17% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Coolpix S2900's optical zoom of 5x is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 46% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Coolpix S2900 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 3840 x 3840 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Coolpix S2900's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 3,200 is lower than 79% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Nikon Coolpix S2900 of 3.2 is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 51% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix S2900 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of digital cameras.

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Very Light

Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Coolpix S2900 of only 119g is lighter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lighter than 85% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Coolpix S2900 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 82% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Coolpix S2900 does not support Wi-Fi. 69% of cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Nikon Coolpix S2900 supports direct printing. 89% of digital cameras do not support direct printing.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Coolpix S2900's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 30% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The display resolutions of digital cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Coolpix S2900 of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 82% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The Coolpix S2900's display diagonal of only 2.7" is smaller than 85% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have display diagonals of between 1" and 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix S2900 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Coolpix S2900 of 4x is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 83% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other cameras, the Nikon Coolpix S2900 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Longer Than Average Battery Recharge Time

The Coolpix S2900's battery recharge time of 3h is in the longest 30% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The shortest battery recharge time of cameras is 1.5h, the longest is 8h, and the average battery recharge time is 3.1h.

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Coolpix S2900 is 5152 x 3864. That's over six times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. This digital camera also supports a still image resolution of 5120 x 2880, 3648 x 2736, 2272 x 1704 plus 2 more values. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Has a Carrying Case

The Coolpix S2900 has a carrying case. 88% of cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

Like most other cameras, the Nikon Coolpix S2900 does not have an HDMI. 55% of cameras do not have an HDMI.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Nikon Coolpix S2900's maximum aperture number of only 6.5 is in the smallest 13% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon s2900rd, nikon s2900sl

Barcodes:

00018208942381, 00018208942398, 00018208942404, 00018208942411, 00018208942428, 00018208998739, 00616348083232, 03662362044770, 04960759145901, 04960759145918, 08033737554937, 08033737554944, 08033737554951, 08033737554968, 08431016290413, 08431016290512

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