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Nikon Coolpix S5300

$140.00
$99.99 $40.01 cheaper than 76 days ago
PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
A great value for money and award winning 16 megapixel 8 times zoom factor camera
Compact 16MP 8x No Jan 2014
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Nikon Coolpix S5300 Review

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52 Reviews + 1 Award
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Overall Score
62
Good

Why Has it Scored 63?

It has not bad expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 86%, based on 52 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 cameras 2017.
Customers report is easy to use, it is fairly priced and good picture quality.
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 supports 25, 64 and 9 more ISO sensitivities
Fairly large minimum aperture number

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How Big is the Nikon Coolpix S5300?

The Nikon Coolpix S5300 is 96.9mm wide and 58mm tall. It is 20.9mm deep and weighs 138g.

Nikon Coolpix S5300 front dimensions

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Nikon Coolpix S5300 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

This Nikon camera received a "Recommended" award from review website PhotographyBlog.com who thought that this digital camera was very good.

Expert Reviews Are Average

This camera has an average expert rating of 74% based on four expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, techmagnifier.com and Chip.de.

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Owner Reviews Are Good

People who bought this camera rated this camera 89% on average. 10 reviewers (94% of all reviewers) gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Nikon Cameras Have Very Good 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 manufacturers. We also found that Nikon has very good ratings specifically within its cameras range. 96% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

Four owners who purchased this digital camera concluded that it was easy to use.

  • This product arrived before the due date and the product is good quality and a nice camera to use, good value for money too…
    Mr pepe (Amazon) - November 2015
  • Arrived before the due date and the product is good quality and a nice camera to use…
    Mr pepe (Amazon) - November 2015
  • Easy to use and light to carry…
    Polar41 (Amazon) - September 2015
  • Fast delivery and simple to use…
    Gasassesser (Amazon) - September 2015

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two people wrote in their reviews that it was good value for money.

  • This product arrived before the due date and the product is good quality and a nice camera to use, good value for money too…
    Mr pepe (Amazon) - November 2015
  • The item was very good value and delivered bang on time…
    Ian Russell (Amazon) - January 2015

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Four customers who bought the Nikon Coolpix S5300 considered that it was able to produce good images.

Users Report Great Product Quality

Four people who bought it reckoned that it was good quality.

  • Its Image quality is not that great…
  • This product arrived before the due date and the product is good quality and a nice camera to use, good value for money too…
    Mr pepe (Amazon) - November 2015
  • The only downside is that the recording function does not have good quality sound so not good for videos…
  • Arrived before the due date and the product is good quality and a nice camera to use…
    Mr pepe (Amazon) - November 2015
  • Keep in mind it's just for decent quality snap shot's more than anything…
    DVZ (Amazon) - May 2015
  • It looks fantastic quality, well packaged…

Value For Money

Cheap

Digital cameras range in price from $29 to $6,895. We think that this camera represents good value compared to other digital cameras.

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Features

Average Megapixel

The Coolpix S5300 has a fairly typical megapixel (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital 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 digital cameras.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 138 grams, the Nikon Coolpix S5300 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Coolpix S5300 has a relatively average optical zoom (8 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix S5300 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Coolpix S5300 has a pretty average display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Only Supports 25, 64 and 9 More ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Coolpix S5300 is more than most cameras. This camera supports a 200 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by cameras. The ISO sensitivities "64", "125", "160", "320", "400", "640", "1600", "3200", "6400" and "25" are also supported by this digital camera.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix S5300 features multi-shot function, as do most of the other cameras.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Coolpix S5300 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras also support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Nikon Coolpix S5300 has a self-timer. Most of the other cameras also have a self-timer.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture Number

The Nikon Coolpix S5300 has one of the larger minimum aperture numbers (3.7) amongst cameras of this age. The smallest minimum aperture number of digital cameras is -2 and the largest is 22.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Nikon Coolpix S5300 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this digital camera). In addition, this Nikon camera supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail. The worst video resolution of all cameras is 320 x 120 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of cameras range from 0.72x to 810x. With a digital zoom of only 4 times zoom factor, the Coolpix S5300 has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Coolpix S5300 has a pre-flash. Most of the other cameras also have a pre-flash.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix S5300 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras. Most digital cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 3456 x 3456, 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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Only 180 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Coolpix S5300 is a digital camera that takes 180 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Nikon released the Coolpix S5300 in January 2014.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00018208264575, 00018208264582, 00018208939299, 08033737553909

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