A few customers reckoned that it was good at resisting water ingress. Amazon Customer mentioned in December last year “I bought this camera for traveling as it has the waterproof feature” in their Nikon Coolpix S33 review. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Video seems good, better underwater! The unit was dropped a number of times (once by me, multiple times by aforementioned kid) onto a selection of surfaces”. Amazon Customer also said “The flash is weak (perfect underwater however) and the zoom is also a bit weak”.
Eleven Nikon Coolpix S33 owners who bought it said that it was strong and durable. Anton R. Ivanov said in his review on Amazon in December “It is fairly sturdy” but in spite of that he rated the product 2 stars. Barbara C said on Amazon “Took some time to choose this for my 7 year old grandson as it needs to be sturdy and shockproof etc whilst easy to use” and scored it 5 stars. This month Damon D. Edwards wrote “Easy to use and durable” in his review of the Nikon Coolpix S33.
A few Nikon Coolpix S33 reviewers said in their reviews that the product was easy to damage or scratch. Amazon Customer said “Kids could use it & because it's tough I did not have to chase them around to make sure it didn't get damaged” in their Nikon Coolpix S33 review and rated it as very good. Saint wrote last year “I think this is poor design as it looks like it could be broken easily” and gave this digital camera a score of 80 out of 100.
A few customers who reviewed the product thought it was well made. Mrs. Bryony A. Shaw wrote in December last year “It's very solidly built and has been dropped a couple of times by my clumsy kids with no apparent damage”. Pwh wrote last year “Solid piece of kit - what I expect from nikon” and scored it very highly. Ephotozine.com wrote in their Nikon Coolpix S33 review on expert website Ephotozine “The Coolpix S33 is a solid choice” but in spite of that they gave this digital camera a score of 3 stars.
A number of Nikon Coolpix S33 reviewers who bought it concluded that it was reliable. This year Alan Rae said “I have been so pleased with it - it's been reliable and has taken really good photos”. M. Johnstone wrote in their review “You've been looking for a reliable waterproof camera without breaking the bank” .