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Nikon Coolpix S5300 Digital Camera

$149.00
$119.99 $29.01 cheaper than 34 days ago
Compact Camera 16MP 8x CMOS Jan 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Release Date
One industry award
Good quality pictures
Easy to use
24 Reviews + 1 Award
PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
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Reviews

One Industry Award

The writer at one expert review site concluded that they would endorse this camera. PhotographyBlog.com gave this Nikon camera a "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

This camera has an average expert rating of 74 out of 100 based on four expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, techmagnifier.com and Chip.de.

Good Owner Reviews

This medium megapixel camera has an average owner rating of 89% based on 48 owner reviews. Over 94% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

Nikon Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Based on 25,534 user and expert reviews (including 1,510 verified purchases), Nikon has good ratings for its digital cameras. Nikon also has good ratings specifically within its medium megapixel digital cameras range compared to other manufacturers. 92% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Good Quality Pictures

Thirteen owners who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it was able to produce good images. Miss T Wherry wrote in her Nikon Coolpix S5300 review on Amazon “Really recommend it if you want a point and shoot with plenty of photo editing bits and bobs” and scored the product 7 stars. Miss T Wherry also mentioned “Took pictures that were as good as my boyfriend's big fancy camera” in her review. M. Sattar wrote on Amazon in the same month “Very good pictures definitely better than smartphone (I have got LG” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S5300.

Good Quality Lens

Four customers who reviewed this digital camera thought it had a good zoom. Glenn Rodrigues said in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Very pleased with the camera, image stabilazer works well at full zoom” and rated the product 8 stars.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One customer mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good screen.

Good Video Capture

One owner who bought the product mentioned that it was good for video recording.


Design

Easy to Use

Five people said in their reviews that it was easy to use. Two years ago Polar41 mentioned on Amazon “Easy to use and light to carry” and gave it a rating of 8 stars. Dvz wrote on Amazon “It's so easy to use and produce's very decent image's” in their review of this digital camera. Gasassesser mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon two years ago “Fast delivery and simple to use”.

Nice Design

One owner who purchased it wrote that it was neat.

Robust

One owner said in their reviews that it was well made. Jamie Falkirk said in April last year “This Nikon camera is a cool little number even has wi fi built in takes great photos” in his Nikon Coolpix S5300 review and gave it a rating of 7 stars.

Good Product Quality

Six owners considered that it was good quality. Expert review site Ephotozine.com wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S5300 three years ago “It has a decent zoom range, optical image stabilisation, decent image quality and built-in Wi-Fi” . Expert website Techmagnifier.com wrote in their review of this digital camera also three years ago “If you are looking for a decent compact point and shoot camera below 10k with good picture quality, enough zoom to capture people at 10 feet” and rated the product 5 stars. Elizabeth gave it a rating of 9 stars and she wrote on Amazon “It looks fantastic quality, well packaged” in her review of this digital camera.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Four customers who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix S5300 reckoned that it was compact. Ephotozine.com said on expert review site Ephotozine “The Nikon Coolpix S5300 was announced in January 2014 and is a Wi-Fi enabled compact camera which also features a 16 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor” and gave it a rating of 6 stars. Photographyblog.com wrote on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com “The Nikon Coolpix S5300 is a slim-line wi-fi enabled digital compact camera that also boasts a 16 megapixel CCD, 8x optical zoom” in their review of this digital camera. Linda Browning wrote “Looks great small and compact”.

One owner said in their reviews that this digital camera was thin.

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Average Weight

The Nikon Coolpix S5300 has a pretty average weight (138 grams) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 138g digital cameras currently available including the Nikon L31 which has better reviews.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Two owners who reviewed it reckoned that it had good features. Three years ago Ephotozine.com scored it 5 stars and mentioned on expert review site Ephotozine “The Nikon Coolpix S5300 has plenty of useful features for what looks like a fairly standard, point-and-shoot camera” in their Nikon Coolpix S5300 review.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Coolpix S5300 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also support Wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of it's better review score, the DMC-GX7 + G VARIO 14-42mm, or the Lumix DMC-GM5 both from Panasonic or the Samsung 200.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon Coolpix S5300 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera.

We compared all the other cameras with a built-in flash to this camera and we think the Nikon J3 + 11 - 27.5mm which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The Coolpix S5300 has an HDMI. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera also have an HDMI.

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Picture Quality

4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix S5300 has a higher still image resolution than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras of this spec and age have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). Across all cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera the still image resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 4928 x 3264 (best).

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Coolpix S5300 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Video

1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Coolpix S5300 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This Nikon camera also supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 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.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution amongst all cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera.

The worst supported video resolution amongst similar types of digital camera is 320 x 120 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix S5300 has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best video resolution amongst all digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

Amongst similar types of camera the worst video resolution is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Light Exposure

Supports Four ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Coolpix S5300 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivities 125, 1600, 3200 and 6400 are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Lens System

Fairly Large Minimum Aperture Number

Across all the comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.7 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.4. The Nikon Coolpix S5300 has one of the larger minimum aperture numbers (3.7) amongst cameras of this age.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Nikon Coolpix S5300 has a relatively standard digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Coolpix S5300 has a pretty typical optical zoom (8 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera.

Other 8x optical zoom digital cameras currently available which you might also want to look at include the Canon 145 which has better reviews.

If this medium megapixel camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60 (24x), or the Olympus Stylus SH-2 ($341.98) (24x) which also has a higher rating.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This medium megapixel camera has been on the market since April 2017.


Display

Average Display Diagonal

The Nikon Coolpix S5300 has a relatively standard display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3" screen digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Leica X Vario ($1,811.14).

If this camera display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to consider the Leica T ($1,118.24) (3.7") which also has a higher rating.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00018208939237, 00018208939299

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