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Nikon S3300 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 16MP 6x CCD Dec 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Release Date
Nikon has good camera reviews
Supports video capability
Does not support Full HD video

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Reviews

Nikon Has Good Camera Reviews

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


Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Nikon S3300 supports video capability, as do most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

We compared all the other digital cameras which support video capability to this camera and we think the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, and the Nikon Coolpix S8200 ($499.00) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon S3300 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera.

Alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might want to consider include the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, or the Olympus E-PL5 + M.ZUIKO ED 14‑42mm which has better reviews.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Nikon S3300 has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also have a USB 2.0 port.

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Does Not Have a Video Out

The Nikon S3300 does not have a video out. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also do not have a video out.

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Camera

Features Contrast Adjustment

The Nikon S3300 features contrast adjustment, as do most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Nikon S3300 has a tripod mountable. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age also have a tripod mountable.

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Ports & Interfaces

Features Connection to PC

The Nikon S3300 features connection to PC. Most of the other cameras of this type and age also feature connection to PC.

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Picture Quality

4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon S3300 has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this digital camera have still image resolution(s) of 1600 x 1200, 2272 x 1704 and 3264 x 2448 and 4608 x 2592. The worst still image resolution of all medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera is 640 x 360 and the best is 4928 x 3264.

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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 were released around the same time as it.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on digital cameras of this age and type. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Packaging Content

Has a Battery Charger Included

The Nikon S3300 has a battery charger included. Most of the other similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as this camera also have a battery charger included.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Nikon S3300 has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Nikon S3300 has a hand strap. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this digital camera also have a hand strap.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Nikon S3300 has a batteries included, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Nikon S3300 features voice recording, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Nikon S3300 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera.

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Video

1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Nikon S3300 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This Nikon camera also supports a video resolutions of 320 x 240 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). Across all similar spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years the best video resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this camera, the Nikon S3300 does not support Full HD video.

It is worth also looking at other cameras which also support Full HD video including the SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, or the SLT-A57Y both from Sony or the Olympus OM-D E-M10 which also has a higher rating.

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Display

Quite Small Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera range from 2" to 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The Nikon S3300 has a fairly small display diagonal (only 2.7 inches) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 2.7" screen digital cameras currently available including the Samsung SAMSUNG ST96 which has better reviews.

Digital cameras with a larger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the FinePix x100 Classic Kit (2.8" and higher rated), or the X-E1 (2.9" and higher rated) both from Fujifilm or the Canon G1 X ($480.92) (2.8" and higher rated).

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Lens System

Fairly Large Minimum Aperture Number

The Nikon S3300 has a fairly large minimum aperture number (3.5) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to this camera. Across all the medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.7 to 22.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Nikon S3300 has a fairly average digital zoom 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 other 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the L120, or the S9300 both from Nikon.

If you want a camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might want to look at the Samsung WB800F (5x), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ72 (5x) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Nikon S3300 has a fairly typical optical zoom (6 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera.

If you want a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to consider the 145 (8x), or the A4000 IS (8x) both from Canon or the Nikon Coolpix S5300 ($119.99) (8x) which also has a higher rating.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Nikon released the S3300.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon s3300r, nikon 26309, nikon 26313
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