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Nikon Coolpix S9700

Camera Labs Recommended Ephotozine Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Recommended Expert Reviews Best Buy
A multi award winning and fully featured 16 megapixel 30 times zoom factor camera
Compact 16MP 30x Yes Nov 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Nikon Coolpix S9700 Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have scored the Nikon Coolpix S9700 as follows for Summary.
98
255 Reviews + 6 Awards
23
Poor
50
Good Features
Overall Score
47
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 48?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 98%, based on 255 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 it is fairly priced, is a good size and is easy to use.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Fairly big optical zoom
Only supports 25, 64 and 9 more ISO sensitivities
Very small digital zoom
82
Excellent
72
Very Good
74
Very Good
58
Average

Nikon Coolpix S9700 Video Reviews


How Big is the Nikon Coolpix S9700?

The Nikon Coolpix S9700 is 109.6mm wide and 63.5mm tall. It is 34.5mm deep and weighs g.

Nikon Coolpix S9700 front dimensions

Nikon Coolpix S9700 size in context

Nikon Coolpix S9700 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Six Industry Awards

The writers at four expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this camera. This Nikon camera received a "Recommended" award from Camera Labs, PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine and it received a "Recommended Product" award from Digitaltrends.com.

Furthermore, the writer at review site Expert Reviews concluded that this Nikon digital camera would make a great purchase and gave it a "Best Buy" award and it received an "Editor's Choice" award from website PC Mag.

Expert Reviews Are Average

This Nikon camera has an average expert rating of 74 out of 100 based on 21 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Ephotozine and Expert Reviews.

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Good User Reviews

On average, based on 234 user reviews the average user rating of this Nikon digital camera is 86 out of 100. Over 83% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Seven owners who reviewed it considered that it was good value for money.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

12 people who bought it thought it was compact.

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

Nine people said in their reviews that it was easy to use.

Very Good Brand

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 brands. We also found that Nikon 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 Picture Quality

21 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was able to produce good images.

Users Report Good Technical Features

Three people reckoned that the product had good features.

Customers Report it is Robust

Three owners said in their reviews that the product was strong and durable and two customers mentioned in their reviews that it was well made.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Two people who bought it reckoned that it was good looking.

Users Report Excellent Product Quality

15 owners said in their reviews that it was good quality.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

15 customers said in their reviews that it had a good zoom, five people reckoned that the Nikon Coolpix S9700 had a good lens and two people mentioned that this digital camera had a good autofocus.


Features

Average Megapixel

The Nikon Coolpix S9700 has a relatively typical megapixel (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is typical of many cameras.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The Coolpix S9700 has one of the bigger optical zooms (30 times zoom factor) amongst digital cameras of this age. The smallest optical zoom of digital cameras is 0.34x and the biggest is 83x.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix S9700 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Nikon Coolpix S9700 has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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Only Supports 25, 64 and 9 More ISO Sensitivities

The Nikon Coolpix S9700 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most cameras. This Nikon digital camera supports a 200 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by digital cameras. The ISO sensitivities "64", "125", "160", "320", "400", "640", "1600", "3200", "6400" and "25" are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Coolpix S9700 supports Full HD video, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Nikon Coolpix S9700 has a self-timer. Most of the other cameras also have a self-timer.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Nikon Coolpix S9700 has a pre-flash. Most of the other cameras also have a pre-flash.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The Coolpix S9700 has a headphone outputs. Most of the other cameras also have a headphone outputs.

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Very High Display Resolution (numeric)

The Coolpix S9700 has a very high display resolution (numeric) (16,000,000 pixels) compared to most of the other cameras. Across all the cameras the display resolutions (numeric) range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of only 4 times zoom factor, the Nikon Coolpix S9700 has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras. The average digital zoom of digital cameras is 11x, and the digital zooms range from 0.72x to 810x.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The Nikon Coolpix S9700 has a GPS (satellite), unlike most of the other digital cameras which do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Coolpix S9700 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Microphone in

The Coolpix S9700 has a microphone in. Most of the other cameras also have a microphone in.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Coolpix S9700 features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S9700 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on digital cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Coolpix S9700 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by digital cameras. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this camera. This Nikon digital camera also support a video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels and 320 x 240 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. Across all cameras the best video resolution is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Nikon Coolpix S9700 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix S9700 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras. This camera also have still image resolution(s) of 3456 x 3456, 4608 x 2592, 3264 x 2448 and 2272 x 1704 and 1600 x 1200. The best still image resolution of all digital cameras is 6016 x 4000 and the worst is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 329 megabytes, the Coolpix S9700 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other cameras. The average internal memory of digital cameras is 420MB, and the internal memory range from 1MB to 32GB.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

The smallest minimum aperture number of cameras is -2 and the largest is 22. The Nikon Coolpix S9700 has one of the larger minimum aperture numbers (3.7) amongst cameras of this age.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 750 millimeters, the Coolpix S9700 has a quite long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras. Cameras have maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 2.3mm and 2,000mm.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This digital camera has been on the market since November 2014.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00018208879465, 00018208940233, 00018208940271, 00018208940318, 05054230628522, 05054230628546, 05054230949252, 08033737553411, 08033737553855

Frequently Asked Questions About the Nikon Coolpix S9700

99% higher display resolution
90% larger maximum aperture number
A little better user reviews

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