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Nikon P330 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 12.2MP 5x CMOS Mar 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Release Date
Three industry awards
Good image quality
Compact and slim design
144 Reviews + 3 Awards
Techradar Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended

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Reviews

Three Industry Awards

This low megapixel digital camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from both review sites Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com, both of which thought that this camera was great.

The writer at websites Techradar recommend this camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

Twenty-one experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Trusted Reviews, Ephotozine and Expert Reviews have rated this low megapixel digital camera on average 78%.

User Reviews Are Good

Owners have rated this digital camera on average 82 out of 100. 56 reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

Nikon Cameras Have Good Reviews

Based on 25,534 expert and owner reviews (including 548 verified purchases), Nikon has good ratings for its cameras. Nikon also has good ratings specifically for its low megapixel digital cameras. 99% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Nikon P330 has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Nikon P330 has a hand strap, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The Nikon P330 has a battery charger included. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera also have a battery charger included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Nikon P330 has a batteries included. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also have a batteries included.

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Battery

Only 200 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Nikon P330 is a digital camera that takes 200 shots battery life (CIPA standard).

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Memory

Very Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years range from 8MB to 7.5GB. The Nikon P330 has one of the smaller internal memory (only 15 megabytes) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

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Power

Battery Life

Four owners considered that it did not have a good battery life. Dp Review wrote on DP Review “Incamera battery charging”. Dp Review also said “Battery Life” in their review. T. Irwin mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “No viewfinder and consumes battery quickly”.

One customer wrote in their reviews that the product was not quick to charge. Pat wrote on Amazon “The battery charger isn't able to charge (my extra battery) outside the camera, while I am using the camera” and rated it 3 stars out of 5.

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Smart TV

Builtin GPS

Twelve customers reckoned that it had gps. Dp Review wrote on DP Review “GPS included”. Dp Review also said “Builtin GPS” in their review. Orientalthorn mentioned “Because I was looking for something that is easily pocketable and takes good quality photos with GPS and WiFi option, I decide to stick with the Nikon P330”.


Lens System

Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Nikon P330 has one of the shorter minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) (only 24 millimeters) amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age. The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera is 4.5mm, the longest is 38mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

The average minimum aperture number of cameras that are a comparable age to this camera is 3, and the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.3 to 11. With a minimum aperture number of only 1.8, the Nikon P330 has a quite small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of low megapixel digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago is 0.71x and the biggest is 14x. With a digital zoom of only 2 times zoom factor, the Nikon P330 has one of the smaller digital zooms amongst digital cameras of this age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 2x digital zoom cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10, or the Nikon P300.

If this camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the DMC-LX7 (2.8x), the Lumix DMC-FX77 (4x), or the LUMIX GF3K (4x) all from Panasonic which is also higher rated.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Nikon P330 has a fairly average optical zoom (5 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera.

There are a number of alternative 5x optical zoom digital cameras currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the S120, or the S110 both from Canon.

If you want a bigger optical zoom then you might want to consider the Lumix DMC-FZ330 (24x and higher rated), or the Lumix DMC-FZ200 (24x and higher rated) both from Panasonic or the Canon SX280 HS (20x and higher rated).

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Light Exposure

Supports Twenty ISO Sensitivities

The Nikon P330 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most cameras of a similar age and type to it. This camera supports a 400 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by cameras that have been available for more than two years. The ISO sensitivities "80", "100", "125", "160", "200", "250", "320", "500", "640", "800", "1000", "1250", "1600", "2000", "2250", "2500", "3200", "6400" and "12800" are also supported by this Nikon digital camera.

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Picture Quality

4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon P330 has a 4000 x 3000 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most low megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. This camera also have still image resolution(s) of 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080, 2272 x 1704, 3264 x 2448 and 3968 x 2232 and 3984 x 2656. The best still image resolution of all cameras of this spec and age is 4032 x 3024 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras of this type and age.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Nikon P330 features voice recording. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for more than two years also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Nikon P330 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Acceptable Noise Level

Seven people concluded that it was noisy. Dp Review wrote on DP Review “With the RAW files, converted in Adobe Camera RAW 8, we turned noise reduction”. Dp Review also mentioned “At IS 400 there is neither noise nor no” in their review. Pat wrote on Amazon “It has a noisy "click" when shooting” in his review of this digital camera.

Impressive Noise Control

Seven people concluded that it was noisy. Dp Review wrote on DP Review “With the RAW files, converted in Adobe Camera RAW 8, we turned noise reduction”. Dp Review also mentioned “At IS 400 there is neither noise nor no” in their review.

Pat wrote on Amazon “It has a noisy "click" when shooting” in his review of this digital camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The Nikon P330 has an HDMI. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera also have an HDMI.

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Weight & Dimensions

Compact and Slim Design

Fifty owners wrote that it was compact. Photographyblog.com said in their Nikon P330 review on expert website PhotographyBlog.com “The Nikon Coolpix P330 is a new pocket compact camera designed to appeal to the keen enthusiast photographer” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Expert review site Whatdigitalcamera.com wrote “The is aimed at providing a more pocketable alternative to the the Coolpix P7700 at the top of the Coolpix advanced compact tree”. Techradar.com said in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Techradar “More and more premium compact cameras are emerging into a market which is generally otherwise in decline”.

Six people said in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Todd R Gregson mentioned “Having the ability to record movies as well saved me from carrying around a heavy pack every day” in his review of this digital camera and rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Four years ago Chris Newman said “Don't want always to be hauling a bag of heavy DSLR's around.” in his review of this digital camera. Dennis J. Price he mentioned on Amazon in the same month “I also have a Nikon D80 Digital SLR that kicks butt! It's too big and bulky to carry around for every day use” in his review of this digital camera.

Five people considered that this digital camera was a good body shape. M. Moore said on Amazon “As soon as held the P330 I instantly could tell the body was a different material” in their review of this digital camera.

Three people said in their reviews that the product was good structurally. Sergejf mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon two years ago “I own a Ricoh GR and I appreciate the more robust construction, richer sensor, higher ISOs, longer exposure time”. Todd R Gregson wrote on Amazon “The build construction is very good”.

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was thin. Dp Review said on DP Review “Compact and slim design”. Expert review site Techmagnifier.com wrote “Despite its slim design and compac” in their review of this digital camera although they only scored it 3 stars out of 5.

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Average Weight

The Nikon P330 has a fairly average weight (200 grams) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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Support

Good Support

Nine customers who reviewed the Nikon P330 considered that it had good technical guidance. Orientalthorn wrote “Wonderful sharp photos with sufficient manual controls”. Michael K. mentioned on Amazon three years ago “There are also manual modes and a interval timer which is good for time laps” in his review of this digital camera. Medc said on Amazon “Whether shooting in full auto mode, straight manual or somewhere in between, this camera has the latitude to help a novice shoot better” and gave the product a rating of a maximum of 5 stars.


Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon P330 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

It may also be worth considering one of the other cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon SX50 HS, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77, or the Nikon P7700.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Nikon P330 has an HDMI port. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age also have an HDMI port.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Nikon P330 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Display

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Nikon P330 has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age. The smallest display diagonal of cameras of a similar age and type to this camera is 1" and the largest is 3.5".

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 3" screen digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon EOS 1D MarkIII ($810), the Nikon P500, or the Olympus PEN E-PM1.

If you want a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77 (3.5") which also has a higher rating.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

At 921,000 pixels, the Nikon P330 has a quite high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago. The lowest display resolution (numeric) of digital cameras of a similar type and age to this camera is 640 pixels, the highest is 1,100,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 420,000 pixels.

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Camera

Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

The Nikon P330 has a GPS (satellite). Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera do not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a GPS (satellite) and we think because of it's better review score, the SX230 HS, and the S110 both from Canon or the Panasonic DMC-FT3 is also worth considering.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Nikon P330 has a tripod mountable. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera also have a tripod mountable.

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Video

Supports Video Recording

The Nikon P330 supports video recording. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera also support video recording.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Nikon P330 supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera also support Full HD video.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon S110, the Nikon P7700, or the Panasonic LUMIX GF3K.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Nikon P330 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by digital cameras of this type and age. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this Nikon camera. In addition, this digital camera support a video resolutions of 960 x 540 pixels and 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 camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution amongst all cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution amongst comparable types of camera.

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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 cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Eighteen customers who purchased it concluded that it had good features. Macworld.com.au said four years ago “Nikon’s digital compact COOLPIX P330 will be a hit with many quick-shot photographers, with crisp image capture headlining a number of advanced, easy-to-use features” in their Nikon P330 review. In the same month expert review site Trustedreviews.com wrote “The P330 is an attractive enthusiast compact packed full of features.”. Also four years ago Medc said on Amazon “There are some awesome features like shooting 60 frames at one push of the button” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars.


Good Exposure Control

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it had good exposure controls.

A Range of Video Recording and Slow-Motion Modes

Ten people who reviewed the product thought it was good for video recording. Dp Review said on DP Review “A range of video recording and slow-motion modes”. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk wrote “High image quality, even better videos and competitively priced.” and scored the product 4 stars out of 5. Four years ago P. Ramsey gave this digital camera a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote “Video is impressive and the VR really improves any jellies that might come about” in their review of this digital camera.

Bright Display

Six owners reckoned that this digital camera had a good screen. Dp Review said “Bright 3-inch screen” in their review of this digital camera. Dp Review also wrote “Grandezza e risoluzione display” in their review. P. Ramsey gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and wrote “The display is bright and can be seen under sunny conditions when used”.

One person who bought the product said that it was mirrorless. Jenny Hwajin Lee mentioned in her review of this digital camera “This camera, nikon one is almost as good as my fancy mirrorless camera” and rated the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Good Flash

Ten owners who reviewed this digital camera considered that it had a good flash. Three years ago Pat mentioned “The flash is a quick flip, rather than a setting”. P. Ramsey gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said “The flash is very intense”. Three years ago Yper wrote “It even has flash compensation and lots of other goodies that are necessary for a keen photographer” yet they only scored it 3 stars out of 5.

Good Image Quality

One hundred and one owners reckoned that the product was able to produce good images. Dp Review said on DP Review “We captured test images in simultaneous RAW”. Dp Review also mentioned “Impressive images through ISO 1600” in their review. Four years ago expert website Whatdigitalcamera.com said “The Nikon Coolpix P330 is only really let down by one thing, namely its ability to quickly process Raw images”.

Eighteen people said in their reviews that the Nikon P330 was good in low light. Dp Review mentioned on DP Review four years ago “Good low light performance”. Michael C. Jackson gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and he mentioned on Amazon “Close what I have been looking for - A reasonably high quality sensor, great wide angle, some advanced controls, good in low light for the class”. Michael C. Jackson also said “I have no complaints there, you can get WONDERFUL output from this, exceeding the S90 and the XF1 - and even reasonable in low light” in his review.

Nine owners who purchased this digital camera considered that it had a good ISO range. Dp Review mentioned four years ago “Bis ISO 800 gute Bildqualitt”. Dp Review also wrote “Gute bis sehr gute Bildqualitt fr eine Kompaktkamera (bis ISO 800” in their review. Dp Review also mentioned “Auch bei hheren ISO noch eine gute Bildqualitt” in their review.

Seven customers wrote in their reviews that it had a good picture resolution. Dp Review said on DP Review “RAW shooting support”. Four years ago Ephotozine.com mentioned on expert website Ephotozine “The Nikon Coolpix P330 updates the with a new 5x optical zoom lens, new larger backlit 12 megapixel CMOS sensor which is less pixels” in their review of this digital camera. T. Irwin wrote on Amazon three years ago “Found best IQ for casual shooting is in P Mode, Auto-ISO 80-400”.

Five owners thought it had a good image sensor. Dp Review wrote “Very small for a 11.7inch sensor camera”. S. Salim mentioned “I have been using ancient 2006 Canon A620 P&S (back in the day A-series had PSAM modes and a decent 1/1.7" sensor) and was ready for an upgrade”. Amazon Customer mentioned “I've gotten much better results with similar sensor sizes from a Lumix” in their review of this digital camera.

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Sharp Lens

Seventeen customers who purchased the Nikon P330 agreed that it had a good lens. Four years ago Dp Review wrote “1.8 aperture at wideangle setting, versatile 24120mm ( 1.85.6) equivalent lens, improvements compared to predecessor”. Dp Review also mentioned “1.8 aperture lens” in their review. Expert review site Smh.com.au wrote “Digital Life News Technology News Cameras DateSeptember 5, 2013 (1) Read later This 12.2-megapixel compact camera has a 24mm-120mm image-stabilised lens, all fitted into a pocket-size body”.

Five owners thought the product had a good autofocus. Dp Review mentioned four years ago “Highspeed autofocus” . Nicole said in her review of this digital camera on Amazon “I tried turning everything possible off (I assumed it was the auto focus motor making the noise” however despite that she only scored this digital camera 60 out of 100. Four years ago St mentioned on Amazon “Auto-Focus not accurate; slow; IQ ok” nonetheless they rated the product 2 stars out of 5.

Three customers who reviewed it agreed that it had a good zoom. Dpreview.com mentioned on expert website DP Review four years ago “These cameras out-perform the smartest of phones by offering much better image quality, useful zoom ranges and the a”. Ct mentioned “So, instead of exchanging it for one with a functioning digital zoom, I simply returned it” yet they only rated it 3 stars out of 5. Medc scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and said in their review of this digital camera “The f-stop goes up pretty fast when you zoom.”.

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Design

Good Image Quality

Sixty-three people considered that this digital camera was good quality. Dp Review said “Good image quality”. Dp Review also mentioned “Good quality, sharp pictures” in their review. Expert website Ephotozine.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera four years ago “A larger sensor than the predecessor which should give improved image quality” and gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Nice Design

Eighteen people who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was good looking. Expert website Reviewed.com wrote “It's harder than ever to differentiate a product when they're all pretty darn decent” in their Nikon P330 review. Pat mentioned on Amazon “It's convenient and visually obvious”. Photo_guy scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “I'm using a SanDisk Extreme card so the files write pretty fast”.

Four owners said that this digital camera was well designed. Levi rated the product 4 stars out of 5 and he mentioned “It also has a square-ish design rather than rounded”. One customer wrote in their reviews that it was ergonomic. Two years ago Sergejf rated it a maximum of 5 stars and said on Amazon “The ergonomics are also excellent”.

One customer who purchased it thought it was rough. William S. said “I am kinda rough on cameras and I dropped it off the sofa onto the extended lens which broke the lens off” in his review of this digital camera and scored it 4 stars out of 5.

One owner who bought it thought it was smooth.

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Robust

Twenty-eight customers mentioned that the product was well made. Four years ago expert website Dpexpert.com.au mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Construction is elegantly austere with all essential controls accessible from the body”. P. Ramsey mentioned in their review of this digital camera “I'd like to push back and say that the whole body of the camera is well designed and feels quite solidly built”. Four years ago Paul G. rated the product 4 stars out of 5 and he said “It is a solid, lightweight camera that takes what i consider high end quality pictures”.

Four customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was strong and durable. Steves-Digicams.com said on Steve's Digicams “Comes in a rugged body that could take a few knocks; yet it weighs a modest 7.1 ounces with SD card a” in their review of this digital camera. William S. wrote on Amazon “In the meantime I have just bought a Panasonic Lumix "Tough" camera that is waterproof, shockproof”. Ravi Venkatarama scored it 80 out of 100 and mentioned “Sturdy and slips easily into pocket”.

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Impressive Noise Control

Eighteen people mentioned that the product was easy to use. Four years ago Dp Review wrote on DP Review “Impressive noise control”. Three years ago Pat mentioned on Amazon “It's fairly easy to use” in his review of this digital camera. Perspectech wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Features and imaging, easy to use, gps feature also nice (metadata integration”.

Eight owners who purchased it considered that it was easy to use the menus. Michael C. Jackson wrote on Amazon “The dials are arguably most effective within the menu system, as they allow for changing options without going into the submenu.”. Michael C. Jackson also mentioned “Again, they are more useful within menus” in his review. In the same month Clark Kent gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “We both are amazed at the menu system and the wide number of options it offers, especially for a compact cam”.

Three people who purchased the product thought it was easy to handle. Michael C. Jackson he said in his review of this digital camera “It had EXTREMELY rapid handling - assigning white balance to one control”. Three years ago Starla D Reynolds gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars and she said on Amazon “Handles and feels awesome”.

One customer who reviewed it thought it was comfortable and easy to hold. Keith in Dallas mentioned “Comfortable to hold - Very light weight making it more comfortable in a pocket”.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this camera was released.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00018208264148, 00018208934829, 00018208934867, 05742220962700

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