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Nikon Coolpix S2900 Digital Camera

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20.1MP 5x CCD SDXC Jan 2015
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Looking for a carry-anywhere camera that's slim, stylish and easy to use The 20-megapixel COOLPIX S2900 fits easily in your pocket or handbag, so you re always ready to shoot special moments. You... More
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One Industry Award

This compact camera camera was given a "Recommended" award by PhotographyBlog.com who concluded that this camera was good.

Average User Reviews

Based on 21 user reviews the average user rating of this compact camera camera is 77%.

Good Quality Pictures

Some Nikon Coolpix S2900 reviewers who bought the product concluded that it was able to produce good images. Newpeterfacts wrote on Amazon “An 8GB or better memory card should be fine for ordinary stills photography.”.

Some Nikon Coolpix S2900 owners said in their reviews that the product had a good picture resolution. Last year Newpeterfacts said in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S2900 “Focusing accuracy is up to standard+ The camera's high resolution (20MP) sensor means that reasonable A4 prints are certainly possible with care+ Colour”.

One customer who purchased it considered that it had a good image sensor. Expert website Photographyblog.com said in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S2900 “The pocketable S2900 features a 20 megapixel sensor, 5x optical zoom” and gave the Nikon Coolpix S2900 a score of 4 stars.

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Easy to Use

A number of Nikon Coolpix S2900 reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use. H.r.roissetter said “A great little camera so easy to use” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S2900 and scored the product 5 stars. Expert website Ephotozine.com wrote “The Coolpix S2900 is a slim, easy to use camera that produces vibrant, well exposed images” however despite that they only rated the Nikon Coolpix S2900 3 stars.

Nikon Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Nikon is one of the better rated camera brands according to average reviews from experts and users, and Nikon also has good ratings for its compact camera digital cameras.

Good Size

Three people agreed that it was thin. Photographyblog.com wrote on PhotographyBlog.com “Slim light” in their review.

One Nikon Coolpix S2900 owner who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was compact. Photographyblog.com said in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S2900 “Hailing from the Syle range of Nikon Coolpix digital compact cameras”.

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Nice Design

Several customers wrote in their reviews that it was neat. Laurence Campfield mentioned on Amazon in October this year “Neat little camera”. Also in October this year Niobe wrote on Amazon “Camera a great success so far, small and neat, easy to take around, straightforward to use” in their Nikon Coolpix S2900 review and rated the Nikon Coolpix S2900 4 stars.

One customer wrote in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix S2900 was good looking. Ephotozine.com wrote in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Ephotozine “The S2900 is Nikon's entry-level model in its Coolpix Style range of slim and stylish compact cameras”.

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Good Quality Lens

One customer said in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix S2900 had a good autofocus. One Nikon Coolpix S2900 reviewer considered that it had a good zoom.

Good Product Quality

One person who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix S2900 thought it was good quality. Max M said “Be easy to operate + produce images of reasonable quality for uploading onto the PC” in his review.

Good Battery Life

One Nikon Coolpix S2900 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good battery life. Ephotozine.com wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S2900 on expert website Ephotozine “Battery life is also good”.

Good Technical Features

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it had good features. Ephotozine.com said in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S2900 on expert website Ephotozine “You get some clever portrait-orientated features and processing tools” but they gave it a score of 3 stars.

Good Support

One Nikon Coolpix S2900 owner said in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. In October this year Niobe mentioned in their review “However the instructions arrived in a huge number of languages, none of which was English, which seems bizarre for a product bought in Britain through Amazon uk”.

£20.00 Price Drop

In the last 60 days the Coolpix S2900 has dropped in price by £20.00.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on comparable spec cameras that were released more than a year ago. 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.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative cameras that have a CCD sensor currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon IXUS 170[plb_2701303_price], or the Nikon Coolpix S3700[plb_2714054_price].

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Coolpix S2900 has a built-in flash. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Coolpix S2900 do not have a built-in flash.

Other cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix S3700[plb_2714054_price], or the Canon IXUS 170[plb_2701303_price].

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also have a built-in flash including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10[plb_2792889_price].

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Quite High Megapixel Count

The Nikon Coolpix S2900 has a fairly high megapixel count (20.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the Coolpix S2900. Across all the comparable spec cameras that were released one year ago the megapixel counts range from 1.3MP to 21MP.

We compared this camera to all the other 20.1MP cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix S3700[plb_2714054_price] is also worth considering.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than a year. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available which you might also want to look at including the IXUS 170[pl_2701303_price], or the IXUS 170[pl_2701303_price] both from Canon or the Nikon Coolpix S3700[plb_2714054_price] which has better reviews.

Cameras with a better memory card type that might be worth considering include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10[plb_2792889_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC).

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter, which is typical of many comparable spec cameras that were launched more than a year ago.

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5152 X 3864 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix S2900 has a 5152 x 3864 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most digital cameras that came out more than a year ago. Most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution.

A 5152 x 3864 pixels maximum image resolution is actually the best image resolution amongst all cameras that were released more than a year ago.

A 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution is the worst image resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera.

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Very Light

The weights of compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than a year range from 100g to 460g, and the average weight is 190g. With a weight of only 119 grams, the Nikon Coolpix S2900 is fairly light compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released one year ago.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is typical of many compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than a year.

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Supports One Image Format

The number of supported image formats on the Coolpix S2900 is more than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This Nikon camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by cameras of a similar type and age to the Coolpix S2900.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto focus, which is typical of many digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Narrow

The Coolpix S2900 is one of the narrower cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Coolpix S2900 (only 94.5 millimeters) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. The average width of compact camera digital cameras that were released one year ago is 100mm.

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Very Thin

With a depth of only 19.8 millimeters, the Nikon Coolpix S2900 is one of the thinner digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix S2900 amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. Across all the compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix S2900 the depths range from 18mm to 86mm, and the average depth is 32mm.

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16 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on two expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine this Nikon digital camera has an average expert rating of 65 out of 100.

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A Bit Expensive

One person who purchased the Nikon Coolpix S2900 considered that it was not cheap. Lorraine wrote in her review this year “Takes brilliant photos which you woukd think were taken from a more expensive camera” although she scored it 80 out of 100.

Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

The Coolpix S2900 does not have an image stabiliser. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix S2900 do have an image stabiliser.

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also have an image stabiliser including the Kodak Pixpro FZ201[plb_3077182_price] or the Nikon Coolpix S3700[plb_2714054_price], or the Canon IXUS 170[plb_2701303_price].

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Coolpix S2900 does not support WiFi connectivity, although this is within the context that most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than a year also do not support WiFi connectivity.

There are a number of alternative cameras which also support WiFi connectivity that you might want to look at including the Nikon Coolpix S3700[plb_2714054_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the Coolpix S2900 do not support Full HD video. The Coolpix S2900 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Coolpix S2900 does not have a GPS. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also do not have a GPS.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

Like most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Coolpix S2900, the Coolpix S2900 does not support video recording.

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Not Waterproof

The Coolpix S2900 is not waterproof. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for more than a year are also not waterproof.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix S2900 are not 3D compatible. The Coolpix S2900 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

Across all the cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix S2900 the optical zooms range from 2.8x to 40x, and the average optical zoom is 15x. The Nikon Coolpix S2900 has a fairly small optical zoom (only 5 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released one year ago.

Digital cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might also be worth considering include the Sony DSC-W830[plb_3766520_price] (8x and higher rated), or the Praktica Z212[plb_3496604_price] (12x and higher rated).

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix S2900 has a 640 x 480 still image resolution which is higher than the 5472 x 3648 still image resolution found on most digital cameras of this age and type. The still image resolution of all digital cameras that have been on the market for more than a year ranges from 640 x 360 to 6016 x 4000.

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Only Features Two Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Coolpix S2900 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than a year. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than a year ago. The flash mode "Pre-flash" is also featured on this Nikon camera.

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Only Features Two Auto Focus

The Nikon Coolpix S2900 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most cameras of a comparable type and age to it. The most commonly featured auto focus is Face detection, but this auto focus is not featured on this camera. The auto focus Centre weighted Auto Focus and Tracking Auto Focus are also featured on this Nikon camera.

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Only 1280x720@30fps Resolution and Capture Speed

This digital camera has a resolution and capture speed of 1280x720@30fps|320×240@30fps|640x480@30fps, which is the most commonly found resolution and capture speed on compact camera digital cameras that have been available for more than a year.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The lowest display resolution of digital cameras of this age and spec is 230,000 pixels and the highest is 1,300,000 pixels. At only 230,000 pixels, the Coolpix S2900 has a quite low display resolution compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Coolpix S2900.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length

At 26 millimeters, the Nikon Coolpix S2900 has a fairly long minimum focal length compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Coolpix S2900. The shortest minimum focal length of compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix S2900 is 3.1mm, the longest is 38mm, and the average minimum focal length is 24mm.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Nikon Coolpix S2900

Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Coolpix S2900 has a pretty average digital zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Coolpix S2900.

There are a number of other 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available that you might want to look at including the Canon IXUS 170[plb_2701303_price], or the Nikon Coolpix S3700[plb_2714054_price] which has better reviews.

If this camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Sony DSC-W830[plb_3766520_price] (32x) which is also higher rated.

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Average Screen Size

At 2.7 inches, the Nikon Coolpix S2900 has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

We compared all the other 2.7" screen cameras to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon IXUS 170[plb_2701303_price], and the Nikon Coolpix S3700[plb_2714054_price] is also worth considering.

If this Nikon camera screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the Kodak Pixpro FZ201[plb_3077182_price] (3") which is also cheaper.

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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
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Focusing
Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI Port
USB Version
Camera
Self-Timer
Camera File System
Tripod Mount
Direct Printing
Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Recharge Time
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Operating System/software
System Requirements
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Battery Included
Hand Strap
Technical Details
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Certificates
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Special Features

1 Award

PhotographyBlog.com Recommended

Expert Reviews

(2)
5 November 2015

PhotographyBlog.com

Hailing from the Syle range of Nikon Coolpix digital compact cameras, the pocketable S2900 features a 20 megapixel sensor, 5x optical zoom and video image stabiliser. Available in silver, red,... Read more…

Slim light
Easy to use
Smart Portrait and Glamour Retouch options
Available in a number of colours
No image stabilisation
Very slow
Average image quality
Poor LCD screen
Slippery to hold
2 March 2015

The Coolpix S2900 is a slim, easy to use camera that produces vibrant, well exposed images. Battery life is also good, and you get some clever portrait-orientated features and processing tools. ...

User Reviews

(19)
Reviewed 3 June 2016 by Laurence Campfield
(Verified Purchase)

Neat little camera...

Reviewed 28 May 2016 by SandyP
(Verified Purchase)

I returned this...

Reviewed 25 April 2016 by Lorraine
(Verified Purchase)

Very happy with this camera. Does exactly what I want it to do. Takes brilliant photos which you woukd think were taken from a more expensive camera. So a good buy.

Reviewed 4 April 2016 by Niobe
(Verified Purchase)

Camera a great success so far,small and neat, easy to take around, straightforward to use. However the instructions arrived in a huge number of languages, none of which was English, which seems... Read more…

Reviewed 2 April 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

It might be a good camera but came with Eastern European instructions and accessories - 2 pin charging plug etc. No mention of this in the sales description. Useless in the UK.

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