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Nikon Coolpix S3500

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Nikon Coolpix S3500
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Nikon Coolpix S3500 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S3500 number 66 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
585 Reviews + 1 Award
98
Value for Money
Excellent
83
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 75%, based on 585 reviews.
With it being less than a year since it was released by Nikon, this camera features some of the latest camera technology. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This digital camera has some great features:
Higher than average megapixels
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
Average optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
With close attention paid to design and detail, the slender 20-megapixel COOLPIX s3500 fits in your hand like it was made to be there.\<br>\\deliciously colourful and easy to use, this camera is the perfect companion for lives lived to the full and on the go.\<br>\\the 7x NIKKOR optical zoom lens with vibration reduction technology delivers clear photos and crisp video clips, which you can view with ease on the large LCD screen. smart auto functions offer perfect results in any situation and you can enhance photos on the spot using fun in-camera filter effects.\<br>\\coolpix s3500 the stylish way to keep your memories alive.\<br>\<br> slimline style: \
Boasts a slender 20.5 mm body with extra focus on design detail and available in eight vivid colours, some featuring line art.\<br>20 MP CCD image sensor: enables you to capture outstandingly detailed images, creatively crop photos, and produce superb poster-size enlargements.\<br>\<br> 7x NIKKOR wide-angle optical zoom lens (26 182mm): \
From group shots to close-ups, this lens offers superb precision and sharp resolution, so you can capture quality moments with ease.\<br>\<br> lens-shift VR (vibration reduction): \
Enjoy steady photos and movies every time with nikon\'s automatic vibration reduction technology, which counters the effects of camera shake in real time.\<br>\<br> crisp HD (720p) video recording: \
Record moments in motion instantly and in high definition, thanks to a dedicated movie-record button.\<br>6.7-cm (2.7-in.) LCD screen: whether you shoot in bright sunlight or low light, the large LCD screen with brightness adjustment offers clear shooting and playback.\<br>\<br> smart portrait system: \
Snap perfect portraits every time. smile timer takes the shot when your subject smiles; blink proof alerts you when someone\'s eyes were closed; skin softening adjusts uneven skin tones for smoother-looking skin; red-eye fix corrects false eye colour due to the flash; and glamour retouch options help you make portraits look more flattering.\<br>\<br> retouch menu: \
Enhance your photos on the spot with a wide range of filter effects, including quick effect mode in playback. examples include selective colour, which converts your image to monochrome and then adds a splash of colour to the area of your choice, while cross screen adds a starry effect to bright objects.\<br>\<br> 18 scene modes: \
Automatically optimize the camera settings for popular photographic styles, effects and locations. achieve great shots just by selecting the mode that matches your situation.\<br>\<br> subject tracking af: \
Capture sharp shots of subjects that can t or won t stay still. subject tracking AF keeps the camera focused on a selected subject even if it is moving around.\<br>\<br> wireless transfer: \
Compatible with eye-fi x2 (or later) cards. transmit your digital photos (in JPEG format) directly to your smart device or personal computer and take advantage of nikon\'s online photo sharing service.\<br>\<br> EXPEED c2 image processing system: \

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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.

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Nikon Coolpix S3500 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Remarkably Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $133.69 it is still cheaper than 89% of cameras.

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Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The Coolpix S3500's sensor megapixels of 20.1MP is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 21% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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5152 X 3864 Pixels Image Resolution

The Coolpix S3500 has a maximum image resolution of 5152 x 3864 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Average Optical Zoom

The Coolpix S3500's optical zoom of 7x is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 63% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Coolpix S3500 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. Cameras resolutions range from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Nikon Coolpix S3500's minimum aperture number of 3.4 is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 6% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

Cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The Coolpix S3500's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 3,200 is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is lower than 79% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S3500 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix S3500 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Very Light

The weight of the Coolpix S3500 of only 129g is in the lightest 23% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Digital cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Coolpix S3500 has a carrying case, unlike 88% of cameras which do not have a carrying case.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Nikon Coolpix S3500 has a pre-flash. 95% of cameras do not have a pre-flash.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Coolpix S3500's maximum aperture number of only 6.4 is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 13% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The Coolpix S3500's internal memory of only 25MB is smaller than 65% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the internal memory range from 1MB to 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Nikon Coolpix S3500's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 41% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Coolpix S3500 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has a Self-Timer

The Coolpix S3500 has a self-timer, unlike 82% of cameras which do not have a self-timer.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Coolpix S3500 supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix S3500 supports a maximum still image resolution of 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1712 x 1712. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Features Smile Detection

The Coolpix S3500 features smile detection. 89% of cameras do not feature smile detection.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Coolpix S3500 does not support Wi-Fi, although it is worth keeping in mind that 69% of cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most other cameras, the Nikon Coolpix S3500 does not feature bluetooth. 95% of cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the cameras the display diagonals range from 1" to 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The Nikon Coolpix S3500's display diagonal of only 2.7" is in the smallest 26% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Coolpix S3500 has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix S3500 features multi-shot function. 90% of cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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Only 220 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Coolpix S3500 which takes 220 battery life.

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Narrower Than Average Field of View

The narrowest field of view of digital cameras is 92%, the widest is 1,000%, and the average field of view is 100%. The field of view of the Coolpix S3500 of only 98% is narrower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is narrower than 86% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Coolpix S3500 of 4x is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 44% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Coolpix S3500 does not support Full HD video. 76% of cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Nikon Coolpix S3500 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Coolpix S3500 features multi burst mode, unlike 87% of cameras which do not feature multi burst mode.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Coolpix S3500 does not have an HDMI. 55% of digital cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Coolpix S3500's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 26mm is shorter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is shorter than 73% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Coolpix S3500 features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Very Low Display Resolution

Across all the cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Nikon Coolpix S3500 of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 15% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon coolpixs3500pk, nikon s3500black, nikon fbas3500, nikon s3500pk, nikon 26361

Barcodes:

00018208101306, 00018208263615, 00018208263790, 00018208263813, 00018208929665, 00018208932979, 00018208933020, 00018208933068, 00018208933112, 00018208933143, 00018208933181, 00018208933211, 00018208988846, 00182091231546, 03609740043536, 04960759138491, 04960759139320, 04960759139344, 04960759139351, 08033737552087, 08033737552094, 08033737552117, 08033737552131, 08431016435418, 08431016435814, 08431016435913, 08594157008740

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