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Nikon Coolpix S3600

$99.99
Nikon Coolpix S3600
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An excellent value for money and classic compact digital camera, with very good features
Compact 20.1MP 8x Yes Oct 2014
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Nikon Coolpix S3600 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S3600 number 64 across all digital cameras and number 151 in best selling cameras.
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Reviews
49 Reviews
98
Value for Money
Excellent
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Features
Fully-Featured
86
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 86?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 76%, based on 49 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
Higher than average megapixels
Average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Slimline styling
8X NIKKOR OPTICAL ZOOM LENS
Greater stability for sharper shots
20 MP CCD IMAGE SENSOR
Retouch menu
CRISP HD (720p) VIDEO RECORDING

Nikon Coolpix S3600 Video Reviews

How Big is the Nikon Coolpix S3600?

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 is 97.1mm wide and 57.9mm tall. It is 19.9mm deep and weighs 125g.

Nikon Coolpix S3600 front dimensions
Nikon Coolpix S3600 size in context

Nikon Coolpix S3600 In-Depth Analysis

Features

5152 X 3864 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Coolpix S3600 is 5152 x 3864 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all cameras the best resolution is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

Across all the cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Coolpix S3600 of 20.1MP is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 18% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Coolpix S3600's optical zoom of 8x is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 35% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all digital 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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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S3600 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Coolpix S3600's minimum aperture number of 3.7 is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 87% of all cameras when ordered 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 maximum ISO sensitivity of the Coolpix S3600 of only 3,200 is lower than 72% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Light

The weights of cameras range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Coolpix S3600 of only 125g is lighter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 20% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix S3600 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Coolpix S3600 does not feature bluetooth. 95% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Coolpix S3600 does not have an HDMI, although this is within the context that 55% of digital cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Narrower Than Average Field of View

The average field of view of all cameras is 100%, with the narrowest being 92% and the widest being 1,000%. The Coolpix S3600's field of view of only 97% is narrower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the narrowest 10% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Coolpix S3600 is 5152 x 3864. That's over six times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

Cameras have display diagonals of between 1" and 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The display diagonal of the Coolpix S3600 of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 24% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Nikon Coolpix S3600's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 76% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Coolpix S3600's digital zoom of 4x is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 53% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix S3600 has a tripod mount. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 has a pre-flash. 95% of cameras do not have a pre-flash.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Coolpix S3600 features brightness adjustment. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Only 230 Battery Life

The Coolpix S3600 is a digital camera that takes 230 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 82% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Coolpix S3600's maximum aperture number of only 6.6 is smaller than 84% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix S3600 features multi-shot function. 90% of digital cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Coolpix S3600 of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 14% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Memory Card Size

The Coolpix S3600's maximum memory card size of 64GB is in the largest 13% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the cameras the maximum memory card sizes range from 1GB to 260GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 43GB.

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

The Coolpix S3600's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 25mm is in the shortest 24% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Coolpix S3600 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of digital cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Coolpix S3600 has a wrist strap, which is unusual. 91% of digital cameras do not have a wrist strap.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 has a carrying case, unlike 88% of cameras which do not have a carrying case.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Coolpix S3600 does not support Wi-Fi, although this is within the context that 69% of digital cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon 0018208939046, nikon 0018208939121, nikon 018208939121, nikon s3600sl, nikon s3600pk, nikon s3600bl

Barcodes:

00018208264148, 00018208264513, 00018208264551, 00018208879663, 00018208939015, 00018208939046, 00018208939091, 00018208939121, 00018208939176, 00018208939206, 00845251089820, 04960759142917, 04960759142924, 04960759142931, 04960759142986, 04960759142993, 04960759143006, 05054230448823, 05054230448830, 05054230448854, 05054230448885, 08033737554067, 08033737554074, 08033737554081, 08033737554098, 08033737554104

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