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Nikon Coolpix S3300

PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
An award winning and fully featured 16 megapixel 6 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 16MP 6x Yes Dec 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Nikon Coolpix S3300 Review

With very good reviews but mediocre features, we have scored the Nikon Coolpix S3300 as follows for Summary.
79
123 Reviews + 1 Award
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Not Currently for Sale
50
Good Features
Overall Score
36
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 36?

It has very good user reviews but below average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 79%, based on 123 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, is a good size and design.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Has a built-in flash
Only 210 battery life (CIPA standard)
Does not have a video out

Nikon Coolpix S3300 Video Reviews


How Big is the Nikon Coolpix S3300?

The Nikon Coolpix S3300 is 94.8mm wide and 57.8mm tall. It is 19.5mm deep and weighs g.

Nikon Coolpix S3300 front dimensions

Nikon Coolpix S3300 size in context

Nikon Coolpix S3300 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

The expert at review website PhotographyBlog.com recommend this digital camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Poor Expert Reviews

Based on six expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Cameras.co.uk and Digital Versus this digital camera has an average expert rating of 60%. It seems that camera experts really don't rate this Nikon camera very highly.

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Owner Reviews Are Good

Coolpix S3300 owners on average rated this digital camera 86 out of 100. 68 reviewers (83% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

14 owners who purchased the product concluded that it was good value for money.

  • Its cheap lens produces some of the most distracting chromatic aberration we've seen…
    Reviewed.com April 2012
  • Great value and it seems to have a 1 yr guarantee!
    Jeni (Amazon) - June 2013
  • Try another camera if you want a cheap and cheerful point…
    Mr I (Amazon) - July 2014
  • Very good in the price range…
  • A very good price and liked the choice in colours…
    Cilla29 (Amazon) - September 2012
  • Great camera and a good price…
  • Nice budget camera…
    Abby S. (Amazon) - January 2013
  • Great product for the price…
  • A famous named camera that does exactly what it says and more compared to others in a similar price range, solidly built, takes great pictures, easy to set up, small enough to carry with you…
    CRB (Amazon) - January 2013
  • Excellent camera fro the price…
    Eng (Amazon) - September 2013

Users Report it is a Good Size

Nine owners mentioned in their reviews that it was compact, six customers said in their reviews that it was thin and five people who bought it mentioned that it was lightweight. four people who reviewed the product reckoned that it was easy to carry around.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Six owners who purchased it thought it was good looking.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

25 owners considered that it was easy to use, four people said in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus and two customers who bought this digital camera considered that it was easy to setup.

  • ONCE UPLOADED ONTO PC, WE FOUND THAT THE OVER BRIGHT PICTURE COULD BE TWEAKED TO YOUR PLEASURE, WE HAVE WINDOWS 7, PLUS WE HAVE NOT YET LOADED THE SUPPLIED DISC FOR FURTHER FINE CONTROL TWEAKS…
  • Nice bright colour, plenty of settings.
    Neil Turner (Amazon) - December 2012
  • Still being used 3 months on, perfect size for the handbag, straightforward to setup and use…
    LePipster (Amazon) - October 2012
  • Seems very limited with its option, annoying to use and slow…
    Mr I (Amazon) - July 2014
  • Easy to use and comes with an instruction book…
  • Easy to use just point and shoot…
  • My girlfriend really likes this camera it's easy to use and works fine…
    Dug (Amazon) - July 2014
  • The item itself is light and easy to use…
    Abby S. (Amazon) - January 2013
  • Has lots of settings and has done its job for me…
  • A famous named camera that does exactly what it says and more compared to others in a similar price range, solidly built, takes great pictures, easy to set up, small enough to carry with you…
    CRB (Amazon) - January 2013

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

40 owners considered that it was able to produce good images.

Users Report Excellent Product Quality

13 people who purchased it said that it was good quality.

Nikon Has Very Good Digital Camera Reviews

We checked 31,432 user and expert reviews (including 7,098 verified purchases) for Nikon digital cameras and found that on average Nikon has very good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Nikon has very good ratings specifically for its cameras. 96% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report a Good Flash

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix S3300 had a good flash.

Customers Report it is Robust

Two owners who purchased this digital camera concluded that it was well made.

  • While the build isn't exactly robust…
    Abby S. (Amazon) - January 2013
  • A famous named camera that does exactly what it says and more compared to others in a similar price range, solidly built, takes great pictures, easy to set up, small enough to carry with you…
    CRB (Amazon) - January 2013
  • It's a lovely little camera, very portable with good build quality and switches on very fast…
    Nigel (Amazon) - January 2014
  • Pretty and impressively robust!
    Rachel (Amazon) - March 2013

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Four owners agreed that this digital camera had a good zoom and three people who reviewed it thought it had a good lens.


Features

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16 megapixels, the Coolpix S3300 has a pretty typical megapixel compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is typical of many cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 6 times zoom factor, the Coolpix S3300 has a pretty typical optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix S3300 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Coolpix S3300 has a fairly average display diagonal (2.7 inches) compared to most of the other cameras.

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2/3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 2/3"|1/2"|1/2.3"" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on cameras. 8.80 x 6.60mm.

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Only 210 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Nikon Coolpix S3300 is a digital camera that takes 210 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other digital cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix S3300 features multi-shot function. Most of the other cameras also feature multi-shot function.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Coolpix S3300 has a pre-flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Does Not Have a Video Out

The Nikon Coolpix S3300 does not have a video out. Most of the other cameras also do not have a video out.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Coolpix S3300 has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other digital cameras also have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Coolpix S3300 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other cameras do support Full HD video.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix S3300 has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras. This camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Nikon digital camera have still image resolution(s) of 4608 x 2592, 3264 x 2448 and 2272 x 1704 and 1600 x 1200. The worst still image resolution of all cameras is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 and the best is 6016 x 4000.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S3300 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Coolpix S3300 supports video capability. Most of the other digital cameras also support video capability.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Coolpix S3300 features brightness adjustment. Most of the other cameras also feature brightness adjustment.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Nikon Coolpix S3300 features contrast adjustment. Most of the other cameras also feature contrast adjustment.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Coolpix S3300 has a relatively typical digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture Number

At 3.5, the Nikon Coolpix S3300 has a fairly large minimum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras. Across all the cameras the minimum aperture numbers range from -2 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.4.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Nikon Coolpix S3300 has a tripod mountable. Most of the other cameras also have a tripod mountable.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was December 2013 when Nikon released the Coolpix S3300.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

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