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Nikon Coolpix SQ Digital Camera

Average expert reviews
Not robust
Poor support
16 Reviews

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Support

Poor Support

Two Nikon Coolpix SQ owners wrote in their reviews that it did not have good technical guidance. Jose said on Amazon “Only few manual options, not incluiding focus, iso, shutter speed” in his review of this digital camera.


Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

Based on two expert reviews from sites including Pocket Lint and PC Mag the average expert rating of this Nikon camera is 70 out of 100.

Nikon Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

We checked 25,534 user and expert reviews (including 11 verified purchases) for Nikon digital cameras and found that on average Nikon has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Nikon has good ratings specifically within its digital cameras range.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Three Nikon Coolpix SQ owners who reviewed it said that it was noisy. Henshinzero mentioned on Amazon thirteen years ago “If you're okay with some red eye and a little noise in poorly lit areas then try the firmware download or get a "nighttime" camera like I did” in their review of this digital camera. Henshinzero also wrote “Noise is kind of bad” in their review.


Design

Not Robust

Two people who reviewed it concluded that it was not strong and durable. Fourteen years ago Jemaerca mentioned “No optical viewfinder - this makes it tough when you use this camera in bright sunlight”. Twelve years ago J. Yeomans wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix SQ “Great size, OK images, awful durability”.

Nice Design

Five Nikon Coolpix SQ owners who bought it wrote that it was well designed. Jemaerca wrote on Amazon “The coolpix sq has a unique design and looks very cool” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix SQ and gave the product a score of 4 stars. One purchaser said on Amazon “The design is awesome.” and scored the Nikon Coolpix SQ 7 stars.

Four Nikon Coolpix SQ reviewers who purchased the product considered that it was good looking. Aainaa said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “I was in shock! The SQ is beautiful crafted and designed” and gave the Nikon Coolpix SQ a score of 8 stars. Henshinzero wrote “Good software (as you can see Nikon did not cheap out on anything.) The camera takes gorgeous pictures during the daytime” and rated it 8 stars. Henshinzero also wrote “Hip and Trendy Camera!” in their review.

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Good Product Quality

Four people agreed that the Nikon Coolpix SQ was good quality. Jemaerca said “For even better image quality (in a slightly bigger package), also consider canon's sd100” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix SQ. Jose mentioned “The optical it quite good (similar to the one used in nikon's reflexs) - Very well designed menus - Craddle is very useful” . Fourteen years ago Amazon Customer wrote “The image quality is decent--not the best, definitely some noise issues particularly in low light situations” in their Nikon Coolpix SQ review.

Easy to Use

Three Nikon Coolpix SQ reviewers who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was easy to use. Pocket-Lint.com said in their review of this digital camera “It was a surprise that Nikon’s ease of use deserted this model.”. Jose gave it a rating of 8 stars and he said on Amazon “Easy to use, original design, few manual options”. Six years ago Thomas A. Owen Jr. said on Amazon “It is handy to get a shot in close quarters” in his review of this digital camera and rated it 5 stars.

One Nikon Coolpix SQ owner who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix SQ considered that it was easy to use the menus.

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Power

Good Battery Life

One Nikon Coolpix SQ owner who purchased it reckoned that it had a good battery life. Aainaa said “The only downside to the SQ is the battery” in their Nikon Coolpix SQ review.


Other

Released Twelve Months Ago

Nikon released the Coolpix SQ in April 2017.


Features

Good Technical Features

Three Nikon Coolpix SQ owners said in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix SQ had good features. Fourteen years ago Jemaerca wrote “Plus there are other cameras out there that are smaller, have more features” and gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “This camera is easy to operate, has great features for beginners”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Three Nikon Coolpix SQ reviewers who bought the product wrote that it was compact. Expert website Ephotozine.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “The Coolpix SQ is a very compact and p” and scored this digital camera 6 stars. Jose mentioned “Nice design, breaks with the typical design in compact cameras” and scored it 7 stars. Thirteen years ago Henshinzero wrote “The camera comes with a started 16mb Compact Flash card, Charger, Easy download pictures to computer cradle, lens cap, battery, USB cable” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix SQ and scored it 7 stars.

Two customers who purchased the Nikon Coolpix SQ thought it was a good body shape. Expert review site Steves-Digicams.com wrote “It features an entirely new body design, unlike anything ever seen before in the Coolpix family” in their review of this digital camera. Jemaerca scored this digital camera 6 stars and said on Amazon fourteen years ago “Unique square metal body with rotating lens (the rotating lens is very useful in situations where you can't be directly behind the camera”.

One person reckoned that it was lightweight. Steves-Digicams.com wrote on expert review site Steve's Digicams “The Coolpix SQ is Nikons newest compact, lightweight digital still camera with a high resolution imager” in their Nikon Coolpix SQ review.

One person who bought it considered that it was heavy and bulky. Fourteen years ago Amazon Customer said “It's small enough that you definitely take it with you--it doesn't stay at home because it's too bulky or too heavy”.

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Good Flash

Two people considered that this digital camera had a good flash. Twelve years ago J. Yeomans said in their review of this digital camera “The door that secures the battery in place and hides the compact flash card is flimsy”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One Nikon Coolpix SQ reviewer concluded that the product had a good screen. Jemaerca wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix SQ “Bright, fluid LCD display”. One Nikon Coolpix SQ owner who purchased the product wrote that it had a good viewfinder.

Good Quality Lens

Three Nikon Coolpix SQ owners who purchased the product agreed that it had a good lens. Jemaerca rated it 4 stars and said in their Nikon Coolpix SQ review “The main selling point of this camera is its rotating lens - this is quite useful when you can't be directly behind the camera when taking your shots”. Thirteen years ago one purchaser wrote “Use the swivel lens at work all the time (I'm a plastic surgeon” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix SQ.

Good Quality Pictures

Six people wrote that it was able to produce good images. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon fourteen years ago “But, I shoot just for fun and my pictures aren't going on the web or being turned into framed art”. Henshinzero mentioned “It takes amazing macro pictures and daytime pictures” and gave this digital camera a score of 7 stars. Amazon Customer also said “No swivel lens) and i think the images are a little better.” in their review.

Two Nikon Coolpix SQ reviewers who bought the Nikon Coolpix SQ agreed that it had a good picture resolution. Aainaa scored it 7 stars and said on Amazon fourteen years ago “The manual shooting is amazing” in their review of this digital camera.

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