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Nikon Coolpix S3500

$99.99
PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
A great value for money and award winning 20.1 megapixel 7 times zoom factor camera
Compact 20.1MP 7x Yes Dec 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Nikon COOLPXS3500S Coolpix Digital Camera 20.1MP / 7X / 4.7mm-32.9mm Lens - Silver
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Nikon Coolpix S3500 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S3500 number 435 across all digital cameras.
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405 Reviews + 1 Award
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Overall Score
63
Good

Why Has it Scored 63?

It has great user reviews but average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 83%, based on 405 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, excellent product quality and it is a good size.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite high megapixel
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
Quite small display diagonal
Does not feature bluetooth

Nikon Coolpix S3500 Video Reviews


How Big is the Nikon Coolpix S3500?

The Nikon Coolpix S3500 is 96.8mm wide and 57.8mm tall. It is 20.5mm deep and weighs 129g.

Nikon Coolpix S3500 front dimensions

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Nikon Coolpix S3500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

The writer at review site PhotographyBlog.com endorse this Nikon camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

This camera has an average expert rating of 68 out of 100 based on four expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, tecnozoom.it and Chip.de.

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User Reviews Are Good

The average user rating of this digital camera is 87% based on 401 user reviews. Over 82% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

18 customers who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix S3500 thought it was good value for money.

Users Report Great Product Quality

16 people who bought this digital camera thought it was good quality.

  • A good quality camera for the price…
    Macbeth (Amazon) - February 2014
  • This camera certainly packs a punch for such a small and compact camera the images it produces are of excellent quality and sharpness and the optical zoom allows distant objects to be brought not just closer…
    Alan (Amazon) - March 2014
  • Well made and fits well in your hand as nice…
    SARA BARTON (Amazon) - February 2014
  • Can not fault the quality of the photos good value for the money…
  • Surprisingly small, pebble like shape and seems well made…
    Blueshift (Amazon) - October 2013
  • The quality of the images is average to poor…
    Wombat (Amazon) - January 2014
  • User friendly and very good quality pictures…
    S.Str (Amazon) - January 2014
  • She loves the colour, as it makes it a bit more fun and the photo quality is good too…
    Emma Thompson (Amazon) - December 2013
  • The picture quality is superb and the camera is very easy to use…
  • It fulfils my needs of taking good quality pictures with ease…

Customers Report it is a Good Size

15 customers wrote in their reviews that it was compact and three people who reviewed it reckoned that it was thin.

Users Report Nice Design

Six people who reviewed it mentioned that it was good looking, three people who reviewed this digital camera thought it was neat and two customers reckoned that this digital camera was well designed.

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

22 customers considered that this digital camera was easy to use and three customers who reviewed this digital camera thought it was easy to use the menus.

Very Good Brand

Based on 31,432 expert and user reviews (including 7,098 verified purchases), Nikon has very good ratings for its cameras. Nikon also 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 Good Lens Quality

Six owners said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good zoom.

Users Report Superior Battery Life

Two customers who reviewed it considered that it had a good battery life.

  • Having used it the battery life is excellent & it is a very versatile camera…
    Paul Hobart (Amazon) - January 2014
  • This camera was bought for work and is good value with a good battery life (the range will vary depending on whether you are using the flash…

Customers Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two people considered that the Nikon Coolpix S3500 had a good screen.

  • He loves the big screen on the back ( the research said a min of 2.5 for pensioners, this is 2.7…
  • The clarity of the zoom is excellent and it's got a nice big screen to view…
    Broo (Amazon) - August 2013

Users Report Superior Technical Features

Five customers who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix S3500 reckoned that it had good features.

Users Report it is Robust

Three customers agreed that it was well made.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

26 people said in their reviews that this digital camera was able to produce good images.


Value For Money

Low-Priced

After checking the price of 417 digital cameras they range in price from $29 to $6,895. We think that this Nikon digital camera represents good value compared to other digital cameras.


Features

Quite High Megapixel

The Nikon Coolpix S3500 has one of the higher megapixels (20.1 megapixels) amongst digital cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP.

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5152 X 3864 Pixels Image Resolution

The Coolpix S3500 has a 5152 x 3864 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution found on most cameras. Across all cameras the worst image resolution is 2592 x 1944 pixels and the best is 7680 x 5120 pixels.

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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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Very Light

The lightest camera is 1g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Coolpix S3500 is one of the lighter digital cameras (only 129 grams) amongst cameras of this age.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 7 times zoom factor, the Coolpix S3500 has a pretty average optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon Coolpix S3500 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of cameras is 2.9". With a display diagonal of only 2.7 inches, the Nikon Coolpix S3500 has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst cameras of this age.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Nikon Coolpix S3500 does not feature bluetooth, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Coolpix S3500 has a pre-flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Coolpix S3500 does not support Wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras do support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Coolpix S3500 has a carrying case. Most of the other cameras also have a carrying case.

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix S3500 has a 5152 x 3864 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras. In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 5120 x 2880, 3648 x 2736 and 2272 x 1704 and 1600 x 1200. The worst still image resolution of all digital 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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Features Smile Detection

The Nikon Coolpix S3500 features smile detection, as do most of the other cameras.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Coolpix S3500 does not support Full HD video, unlike most of the other cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S3500 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The average display resolution (numeric) of cameras is 600,000 pixels. The Coolpix S3500 has a quite low display resolution (numeric) (only 230,000 pixels) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix S3500 features multi-shot function, as do most of the other cameras.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Nikon Coolpix S3500 has a relatively average digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Coolpix S3500 features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other cameras.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Nikon Coolpix S3500 supports video capability. Most of the other cameras also support video capability.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Coolpix S3500 has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other cameras also have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Quite Narrow Field of View

At only 98 percent, the Nikon Coolpix S3500 has a fairly narrow field of view compared to most of the other cameras. The average field of view of cameras is 100%, and the field of views range from 1.5% to 170%.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Coolpix S3500 has a tripod mountable. Most of the other cameras also have a tripod mountable.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was December 2014 when this camera was released.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon coolpxs3500s, nikon s3500black, nikon 47mm329mm

Barcodes:

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