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Nikon Coolpix S2700
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Nikon Coolpix S2700 Digital Camera

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16MP 6x CCD 4x Jul 2013
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Sensor Type Digital Zoom Release Date
The Slender, 16-megapixel COOLPIX S2700 Fits In Your Hand Like It Was Made To Be There. Delightfully Colorful And Stylish, You Will Enjoy Taking This Camera With You Wherever You Go. The NIKKOR... More
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26 Reasons For

One Industry Award

PhotographyBlog.com concluded that concluded that they would endorse this camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Good Size

A number of people who purchased the product said that it was compact. Mart scored the product 4 stars and mentioned on Amazon “I've tested it against the Nikon COOLPIX S3100 Compact Digital Camera - Black (14MP, 5x Optical Zoom) 2.7 inch LCD which I have used extensively in a range of conditions” in their Nikon Coolpix S2700 review. Mart also wrote “Comparisons aside the S2700 is an excellent Nikon Coolpix compact camera”.

Two customers wrote in their reviews that it was thin. Three years ago expert review site Ephotozine said “Is a slim compact camera with a 6x optical zoom lens” in their Nikon Coolpix S2700 review. One person wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was a good body shape.

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Reasonably Priced

A few customers who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was good value for money. John wrote in his review of this digital camera “They are not too costly”. Three years ago Schrodingers Cat mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Good camera for the price, however.”.

One customer who purchased it thought it was a bargain for the price. Margarete Moser mentioned in her review of this digital camera on Amazon “Its cheap” however despite that she only gave it a score of 3 stars.

One customer considered that this digital camera was cheap. Expert website Ephotozine wrote in their Nikon Coolpix S2700 review “The Nikon Coolpix S2700 is a budget compact that would make an ideal first camera for a child or someone who likes to share their images on the web”.

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Nikon Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

Based on 19,122 user and expert reviews, Nikon has good reviews for its digital cameras. Nikon also has good reviews specifically within its compact camera digital cameras range.

Good Quality Pictures

A few Nikon Coolpix S2700 reviewers who purchased it considered that it was able to produce good images. S. Godwin wrote on Amazon “I bet it takes lovely photos!” in their Nikon Coolpix S2700 review but despite that they only rated it 1 stars.

One person concluded that it had a good image sensor.

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Nice Design

Several people who reviewed it considered that it was good looking. Mart said three years ago “Nikon produced a number of Coolpix S series compact cameras, tweaking the style and specification with each new model”.

One Nikon Coolpix S2700 owner mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix S2700 was neat. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Neat and compact small camera” and gave the product a score of 4 stars.

One Nikon Coolpix S2700 owner who reviewed the product reckoned that it was a good design. Zoelouise wrote “Loved the colour and design, by far the prettiest camera out there” in their review however they only gave the Nikon Coolpix S2700 a rating of 20 out of 100.

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Easy to Use

One Nikon Coolpix S2700 reviewer thought it was easy to use. John said in his review of the Nikon Coolpix S2700 three years ago “Nice little compact camera simple to use and set up” .

Good Technical Features

One Nikon Coolpix S2700 reviewer who bought it concluded that it had good features. Photographyblog.com mentioned on expert website PhotographyBlog.com three years ago “The affordable Nikon 2700 features”.

Good Product Quality

One Nikon Coolpix S2700 owner who purchased it concluded that it was good quality.

Good Battery Life

One Nikon Coolpix S2700 owner who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix S2700 considered that it had a good battery life.

Good Quality Lens

One person who purchased it wrote that it had a good zoom.

Robust

One Nikon Coolpix S2700 owner who reviewed it concluded that it was well made. Expert website Ephotozine mentioned “Has a solid metal body”.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to it. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

Other digital cameras that have a CCD sensor currently available that you might want to consider include the Samsung ST90, the Olympus VR-350 (£79.99), or the GE G3WP which has better reviews.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory and we think the Fujifilm FinePix X10, and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 (£249.99) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Cameras with a better memory card type that might also be worth looking at include the Sony DSC-W730 (MS Duo|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC) which is also higher rated.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

Like most of the other digital cameras that have been around for more than two years, the Nikon Coolpix S2700 supports video recording.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative cameras which support video recording currently available including the Fujifilm FinePix X10, the Samsung EX2F, or the Sony DSC-HX20 which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Coolpix S2700 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix S2700.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of it's better review score, the FinePix X10, or the FinePix AX600 both from Fujifilm or the Nikon Coolpix S4200.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix S2700 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution which is higher than most similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. Most digital cameras that are a similar age to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. This digital camera also have still image resolutions of 4608 x 2592, 3264 x 2448 and 2272 x 1704 and 1600 x 1200. The still image resolution of all digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Coolpix S2700 ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 5152 x 3864 (best).

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Has One Photo Effect

The number of photo effects found on the Coolpix S2700 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. This Nikon camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most frequently found photo effect found on compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix S2700.

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Has Two Shooting Modes

The Coolpix S2700 has a greater number of shooting modes than most cameras of this spec and age. The most frequently found shooting mode is Auto, but this shooting mode is not found on this camera. The shooting modes Movie and Scene are also found on this Nikon camera.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most frequently supported USB version on cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Supports Four ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Nikon Coolpix S2700 is more than most cameras that have been available for more than two years. The most frequently supported ISO speed is 160, but this ISO speed is not supported by this Nikon digital camera. The ISO speeds 80, 1600, 3200 and Auto are also supported by this camera.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The number of supported image formats on the Nikon Coolpix S2700 is more than most similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This Nikon digital camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The image format "EXIF" is also supported by this camera.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Coolpix S2700 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix S2700. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this Nikon digital camera. This camera also supports a video resolution 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 digital cameras of a similar age and type to the Coolpix S2700 the best video resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Features Two Light Metering Modes

The number of light metering modes featured on the Nikon Coolpix S2700 is more than most cameras of this age and spec. This Nikon digital camera features a Centre-weighted light metering mode, which is the most commonly featured light metering mode featured on compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. The light metering mode "Spot" is also featured on this camera.

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Quite Small Minimum ISO Speed

At only 80, the Nikon Coolpix S2700 has a fairly small minimum ISO speed compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix S2700. The average minimum ISO speed of digital cameras of this age and spec is 99, and the minimum ISO speed range from 10 to 1,600.

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12 Reasons Against

Poor Expert Reviews

On average, based on four expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Chip.de and parentesis.com this Nikon camera has an overall expert rating of 64%. This means that digital camera experts really don't rate this digital camera very highly.

Poor Owner Reviews

Owners have rated this camera on average 53%. This means that owners really don't rate this compact camera camera very highly.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Coolpix S2700 have an image stabiliser, however the Coolpix S2700 does not have an image stabiliser.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also have an image stabiliser to this camera and we think the Fujifilm FinePix X10, the GE J1250, or the Casio Exilim EX-ZR700 which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Nikon Coolpix S2700 does not support Full HD video, although this is within the context that most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also do not support Full HD video.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also support Full HD video to this camera and we think the Coolpix S9500, or the Coolpix S9400 both from Nikon or the Fujifilm FinePix X10 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Nikon Coolpix S2700 does not support WiFi connectivity, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also do not support WiFi connectivity.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a WiFi connectivity and we think the Fujifilm FinePix Z1000, the Samsung Galaxy Camera EK-GC110, or the Nikon Coolpix S9500 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Nikon Coolpix S2700 is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years are also not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a digital camera that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS (£59.99), the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30, or the Nikon Coolpix S9500 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Coolpix S2700 does not have a GPS. Most of the other cameras that were launched around the same time as the Coolpix S2700 also do not have a GPS.

It is worth also looking at alternative cameras which also have a GPS including the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2, the Canon IXUS 140, or the Sony DSC-HX400V (£282.99) which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

The Coolpix S2700 is not waterproof, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the Coolpix S2700 are also not waterproof.

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Only Features Two Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Nikon Coolpix S2700 is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This Nikon digital camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The flash mode "Manual" is also featured on this digital camera.

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Very Short Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

The Coolpix S2700 has one of the shorter maximum camera shutter speeds (only 4 seconds) amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age. The shortest maximum camera shutter speed of digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Coolpix S2700 is 0.0005s and the longest is 250s.

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Only Has Two Playback Modes

The Coolpix S2700 has a greater number of camera playback modes than most similar spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This digital camera has a Movie playback mode, which is the most frequently found playback mode found on digital cameras of this type and age. The playback mode "Single image" is also found on this camera.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture

Digital cameras of this type and age have minimum apertures of between 1.3 and 6.6. At 3.5, the Nikon Coolpix S2700 has a quite large minimum aperture compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Coolpix S2700.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Nikon Coolpix S2700

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Nikon released the Coolpix S2700.

Average Megapixel Count

The Coolpix S2700 has a relatively average megapixel count (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix S2700.

There are a number of alternative 16MP digital cameras currently available which you might also want to look at including the PowerShot A1300, or the PowerShot A4000 (£89.00) both from Canon or the Trevi DC 2330 WP which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a higher megapixel count then you might also want to look at the Nikon Coolpix L320 (16.1MP), the Sony DSC-W730 (16.1MP), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ9 (16.1MP) which is also higher rated.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Coolpix S2700 has a pretty average digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 4x digital zoom cameras currently available including the VH-510, or the SH-21 both from Olympus or the Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS which has better reviews.

If this compact camera camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might also want to consider the WB350F (£107.99) (5x), the WB150F (£269.99) (5x), or the WB200F (£279.95) (5x) all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 6 times zoom factor, the Nikon Coolpix S2700 has a pretty average optical zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 6x optical zoom digital cameras currently available including the Coolpix S3300, or the Coolpix S4200 both from Nikon which has better reviews.

Digital cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might be worth considering include the Coolpix S3500 (7x), or the Coolpix S3400 (7x) both from Nikon or the Leica C (Typ 112) (7.1x) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Screen Size

The Nikon Coolpix S2700 has a fairly typical screen size (2.7 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix S2700.

We compared all the other 2.7" screen cameras to this digital camera and we think the Trevi DC 2330 WP, the Sony DSC-WX200 (£149.00), and the Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this camera screen size is too small for you then you might want to look at the Coolpix L320 (3" and higher rated), or the Coolpix S5300 (£166.94) (3" and higher rated) both from Nikon or the Fujifilm X100 (£209.00) (2.8" and higher rated).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 125 grams, the Coolpix S2700 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the Coolpix S2700.

There are a number of other 125g digital cameras currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot A2500, the GE G5WP (£49.99), or the Olympus VG-160.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Focusing
Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Auto Focus Point
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Focus Points Selection
Focus
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Voice Recording
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Second Display
Ports & Interfaces
USB Connector Type
PC Connectivity
HDMI Port
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Calendar
Multi-Shot Mode
Camera File System
Tripod Mount
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Included Cable
Battery Included
Hand Strap
Carrying Case
Other Features
Video Recording
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Port
On/off Switch
Panorama Mode
Frame
Camera Shutter Speed Range

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Expert Reviews

(5)
6 March 2013

The Nikon Coolpix S2700 is a budget compact that would make an ideal first camera for a child or someone who likes to share their images on the web. It can be purchased in a range of colours and...

6 March 2013

The Nikon Coolpix S2700 is a budget compact that would make an ideal first camera for a child or someone who likes to share their images on the web. It can be purchased in a range of colours and...

PhotographyBlog.com

The Nikon Coolpix S2700 is a brnad new addition to the Style range of entry-level compact cameras, boasting a 16 megapixel CCD sensor, 6x optical zoom, slim 20.7mm body, 720p HD video recording... Read more…

25 June 2013

Esta cámara es perfecta para los jóvenes que quieran guardar en fotografías o video momentos especiales, como una graduación, unas vacaciones o incluso un concierto o evento especial...

11 November 2013

Die Nikon Coolpix S2700 kann im Test zumindest bei Tageslicht ordentliche Fotos abliefern. Bei wenig Licht missfallen allerdings Bildrauschen und Kontrastverlust. Die magere Ausstattung und das... Read more…

La buena resolucin de imagen que ofrece, gracias a su sensor de 16 megapixeles y su ptica, y sus modos de escena
Fotos bei Tageslicht
Handlich
Siendo exigentes este modelo debera de grabar video en calidad Full HD
Bildrauschen
Bildschirm klein und unscharf
Video nur in 720p und mit altem VideoCodec
Autofokus im Tele zu langsam

User Reviews

(16)
Reviewed 20 May 2013 by Mart

Nikon produced a number of Coolpix S series compact cameras, tweaking the style and specification with each new model. This 2700 is a lovely little true pocket sized camera, and boasts a very good... Read more…

Reviewed 9 September 2013 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Purchased this as a camera to keep with me at all times, and it does fit the bill NOTE ! the on board 42Mb memory is only enough for 8 pictures so a separate SD Card is a MUST - Did not feel that... Read more…

Reviewed 6 January 2016 by Charlotte Hartwell
(Verified Purchase)

All fine, although no charger or battery sent (none advertised, to be fair) which was a bit of a shame, and seemed unnecessarily tight. V pleased with Nikon quality...

Reviewed 6 July 2015 by Hello kitty
(Verified Purchase)

Not a fan of this camera at all. No matter what setting you're on you have to hold the camera extremely still otherwise the image blurs. You even have to continue holding it still for about 10... Read more…

Reviewed 29 May 2014 by S. Godwin "mumstheword"
(Verified Purchase)

I never received one of these cameras, so am not sure why I am being asked to write a review on it, but had I received one, I would have been delighted and would probably have given it 5 stars. It... Read more…

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