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Nikon Coolpix S3300
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Nikon Coolpix S3300 Digital Camera

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16MP 6x CCD Dec 2013
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The slender 16-megapixel COOLPIX S3300 fits in your hand like it was made to be there. Deliciously colorful and wonderfully quick, this is a camera made for lives lived in style and on the go.... More
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33 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This Nikon camera received a "Recommended" from PhotographyBlog.com who concluded that this camera was good.

User Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 293 user reviews the average user rating of this Nikon digital camera is 86%.

Good Quality Lens

Some customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good zoom. Crazy Lady wrote in their Nikon Coolpix S3300 review on Amazon three years ago “Video recording and Zoom is good”. G gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars and said in their review on Amazon four years ago “It takes 16MP photos and has a 6x optical zoom”. G626 said on Amazon “The zoom is good enough for me”.

A few customers who bought the Nikon Coolpix S3300 reckoned that it had a good autofocus. Jakub mentioned in their review of this digital camera “God know what it was doing (autofocus? Searching for faces in preview?” . John mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Very nice picture quality (although can be alittle out of focus sometimes), looks very nice”. Mr Michael J Barber mentioned in his review of the Nikon Coolpix S3300 “However it failed to focus properly when the flash was on or in low light conditions” but despite that he scored the product 2 stars.

A few people who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good lens. C. Hawkes said in their review three years ago “The lens is pin sharp” . Seethroughfaith wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon also three years ago “Keep the lens mechanism clear - or you will get 'lens error'”. Digitalversus.com wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S3300 on expert website Digital Versus “Would have been a pleasant surprise if only the new lens had been improved a bit”.

A few customers who bought it agreed that it had a good image stabiliser. Four years ago Dr. Ernest J. Hammond rated it as excellent and he mentioned in his Nikon Coolpix S3300 review “I remember image stabilisation being good too”. Digitalversus.com wrote “A real image stabiliser” in their review but despite that they only gave the Nikon Coolpix S3300 a score of 40 out of 100.

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Good Quality Pictures

Several Nikon Coolpix S3300 owners wrote in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. Abby S. wrote three years ago “I'm only looking for a camera which is easy to bring around and takes good photos for a light hobby” in her review of the Nikon Coolpix S3300. Allison said in her review of this digital camera “Pictures are nice clear and sharp, have taken the odd wee recording of my boys”. Three years ago Amazon Customer rated this digital camera 4 stars and said on Amazon “Was a constant annoyance.) The downside of the camera is that it takes about 5 seconds to save each photo to the card”.

Some people considered that the Nikon Coolpix S3300 was able to produce clear pictures. Fussybugga wrote on Amazon “Great little camera, battery life good - last for ages! I used the video for 4/5 mins and was delighted with results, clarity & sound excellent”.

Some Nikon Coolpix S3300 reviewers who purchased the product thought it had a good picture resolution. Jacqui Wyett wrote four years ago “It has 16M pixels so gives good quality pics”. Also four years ago Cameras.co.uk gave it a rating of 4 stars and wrote “It has 16 megapixels and a 6x zoom lens”.

One Nikon Coolpix S3300 reviewer who purchased this digital camera considered that it was good in low light. Colin rated it as excellent and he wrote on Amazon “Good with low light and a wide range of picture features” in his review of this digital camera.

One person wrote that the Nikon Coolpix S3300 had a good image sensor.

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Nice Design

Several customers said in their reviews that this digital camera was good looking. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “However day time photos are pretty good.” although they rated it 1 stars. Corry Utting mentioned “Gorgeous little thing” and gave it a very good review score. D. A. Kent wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S3300 on Amazon “Very easy to use, stylish and compact” and gave it a very good rating.

Some Nikon Coolpix S3300 reviewers who purchased it thought it was neat. Three years ago Mr. N. H. Holdsworth wrote on Amazon “Overall though this is neat, compact, easy to use, produces good results”. One customer considered that it was a good design. Y. Rodriguez wrote three years ago “The design is really nice, purple looks good” in their review of this digital camera but they scored it 2 stars.

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Reasonably Priced

A few people mentioned in their reviews that the product was good value for money. A. Dunn mentioned three years ago “I am really happy with it so far and it seems excellent value for money” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S3300. Absolutejan mentioned “For myself it's a great priced camera, that appear's to be simple to use, perfect for my mum”. Alanm mentioned on Amazon “Is great value formoney” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a score of 5 stars.

Several customers who purchased this digital camera considered that it was a bargain for the price. Jean Macpherson wrote in his review three years ago “Cheap to get the specialist one then I can charge one” and gave the product a score of 4 stars. Four years ago Ltneil said in their review “Simple to understand.I found that it had a cheap plastic feel to it that did not warrant the price tag”. Mr I wrote in his review of the Nikon Coolpix S3300 “Try another camera if you want a cheap and cheerful point”.

A number of people wrote in their reviews that it was cheap. Four years ago Ephotozine.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “It is a budget compact camera which has a 16 megapixel sensor, 6x optical zoom” however despite that they only scored the product 3 stars.

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Good Size

Twenty-four customers who bought the Nikon Coolpix S3300 agreed that it was compact. A. Wilson-Suffield mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon four years ago “Small and compact this camera was brilliant for the price”. Three years ago Amazon Customer mentioned “Not better that my old 5mb Casio compact” in their review of this digital camera although they scored it 20 out of 100. Bayleaf mentioned on Amazon in the same month “Nice compact camera”.

A few people who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix S3300 wrote that it was thin. Three years ago A. Dunn mentioned in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S3300 on Amazon “It is slim and lightweight and has a range of good options for taking photos”. Djh mentioned in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S3300 “Lovely slim, light-weight and good quality camera”. Lynne said on Amazon “Brilliant slim camera”.

Several people said that the Nikon Coolpix S3300 was easy to carry around. B. Cook gave the product a score of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “When it went wrong thought time for a new one easy to carry very light”. Three years ago Eni rated the product as very good and said “Nikon I would recommend this product, its a good quality camera, its a good size, easy to carry on holiday”. Katie Dahlstedt wrote “Light and easy enough for my 7 yr old to use” and scored the Nikon Coolpix S3300 very highly.

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was lightweight. Fussybugga said four years ago “Lightweight and comes in great range of colours”. Heather Gray gave the Nikon Coolpix S3300 a rating of 5 stars and she wrote in her review of the Nikon Coolpix S3300 on Amazon in the same month “What a lovely little camera, light-weight, compact and such a gorgeous colour”. Ltneil wrote “It is very lightweight and fits into a small pocket as its quite small itself” in their review.

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was a good height. Barb wrote three years ago “Second one was dropped by my husband in April from a great height, when only 12months old”. One person who reviewed it mentioned that it was a good size. Siobhan gave it a rating of 5 stars and she wrote in her review of this digital camera “They take great pictures and a good size to put in your pocket or bag”.

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Good Product Quality

Some people who purchased it thought it was good quality. Three years ago Abby S. mentioned “The picture quality is great with nice colours”. Amazon Customer said in their review of this digital camera “Picture quality is excellent” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars. Bookworm scored this digital camera very highly and mentioned on Amazon “Good quality easy to use” in their review.

Good Technical Features

A number of people wrote in their reviews that it had good features. Allison mentioned on Amazon three years ago “I am a novice when it comes to taking pictures so needless to say there are some features on the camera that i dont use” in her Nikon Coolpix S3300 review. Bernice Anderson wrote on Amazon in the same month “She was delighted with all the features” in her Nikon Coolpix S3300 review. Bridget said in her review of this digital camera “Although small enough to fit in your pocket it takes great pictures and has lots of features that I haven't used yet” .

Easy to Use

Several Nikon Coolpix S3300 reviewers thought it was easy to use. A. Wilson-Suffield said in their Nikon Coolpix S3300 review “Would Defs reccommend to anyone wanting a decent compact easy to use point and shoot camera”. Abby S. wrote on Amazon “The item itself is light and easy to use” in her review of the Nikon Coolpix S3300 and scored the product very highly. Three years ago Absolutejan rated this digital camera as very good and mentioned on Amazon “She likes simple things to use, so she will not use half of the features on this camera.” in their review.

Some Nikon Coolpix S3300 reviewers who purchased it concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Crazy Lady wrote three years ago “Pictures seem good quality lots of settings (to me anyway” . Elizabeth Atkinson said “Has lots of settings and has done its job for me” in her review. G wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “The photos captured every detail in sharp reality! It has multiple scene settings, I choose the close-up one that has a picture of two flowers, for photographing close up work”.

A few customers reckoned that this digital camera was easy to setup. Ben mentioned on Amazon “I found it very easy to set up and the instructions very clear” in his Nikon Coolpix S3300 review. Three years ago Crb wrote “More compared to others in a similar price range, solidly built, takes great pictures, easy to set up, small enough to carry with you” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S3300. Lepipster wrote in their review four years ago “Still being used 3 months on, perfect size for the handbag, straightforward to setup and use” and scored it 5 stars.

One Nikon Coolpix S3300 reviewer who bought the product considered that it performed as expected. A. Wilson-Suffield said on Amazon “The camera works great, does what it says on the tin”. One customer who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

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Good Battery Life

Several Nikon Coolpix S3300 owners concluded that it had a good battery life. Three years ago Bayleaf mentioned “The battery is a decent Lithium rechargeable which was another main consideration, as standard AA cells quickly run out in cameras” in their review and rated the product 4 stars. Bookworm said “I was impressed with the battery - especially as it can be charged from a USB plug very useful when travelling”. Claney wrote “Instructions were in all languages except English! Battery life good”.

One customer who bought the product mentioned that it was quick to charge. O. Von Rein said on Amazon “The [S3300 is] designed to charge the battery in-camera [.” but despite that he scored the product 1 stars.

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Robust

A few Nikon Coolpix S3300 reviewers said in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix S3300 was well made. Four years ago Ltneil said “I would have liked a more solid feel to it or at least” in their review however they only gave it a score of 60 out of 100. Nigel mentioned on Amazon “It's a lovely little camera, very portable with good build quality and switches on very fast” in his review.

One Nikon Coolpix S3300 reviewer who bought it concluded that it was strong and durable. Amazon Customer gave this digital camera a score of 4 stars and wrote on Amazon “If it was a little more sturdy I would have given it full marks, great photos”.

One customer thought this digital camera was easy to damage or scratch.

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Nikon Has Good Camera Reviews

On average Nikon compact camera digital cameras have good reviews compared to other brands as do all cameras produced by Nikon.

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Good Support

A few Nikon Coolpix S3300 reviewers who bought it said that it had good technical guidance. Helen wrote in her review of the Nikon Coolpix S3300 three years ago “This camera is compact, easy to use and takes excellent pictures! I need to read the manual as I'm sure there are many functions I'm not yet aware of.”. Mz/x wrote in their Nikon Coolpix S3300 review on Amazon “I'd prefer a manual setting option sometimes for the exposure time” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Tina Lina gave the Nikon Coolpix S3300 a score of 80 out of 100 and she mentioned in her review on Amazon three years ago “Quick Start guide at 23 pages long is not particularly 'quick”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One Nikon Coolpix S3300 reviewer mentioned that it had a good screen. Rose Mapstone said on Amazon three years ago “Simple to use, large screen, lightweight”.

Good Flash

Several people who reviewed it concluded that it had a good flash. Three years ago Colin said in his review of this digital camera “The flash is very powerful - need to work on that”.

Good Connectivity

A number of people agreed that this digital camera was good in terms of USB connections.

Good Video Capture

One person who purchased the product reckoned that it was good for video recording. Bayleaf said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “She likes the camera a lot, finds it easy to use and it takes good pictures (and videos”.

CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time 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.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras that have a CCD sensor currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung ST90, the Olympus VG-180, or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS40.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many digital cameras of this age and type. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory and we think because of it's better review score, the 1 J2 (£455.00), and the Coolpix L820 (£143.99) both from Nikon or the Fujifilm FinePix X10 is also worth considering.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The Coolpix S3300 supports video recording, as do most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix S3300.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras which support video recording and we think the Fujifilm FinePix X10, the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS, and the Nikon Coolpix L23 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Nikon Coolpix S3300 has an image stabiliser. Most of the other cameras that came out more than two years ago also have an image stabiliser.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative digital cameras with an image stabiliser currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm FinePix X10, the GE J1455, or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ36.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Coolpix S3300 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras of this age and type.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available including the Fujifilm FinePix X10, the Lexibook DJ024, or the GE A1455 which has better reviews.

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Has Two Image Editing Modes

The Coolpix S3300 has a greater number of image editing modes than most digital cameras of this type and age. The most commonly found image editing mode is Resizing, but this image editing mode is not found on this camera. The image editing modes Crop and Rotating are also found on this digital camera.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter, which is the most frequently found camera shutter on compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Has One Photo Effect

The Coolpix S3300 has a greater number of photo effects than most compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. This Nikon camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most frequently found photo effect found on cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Coolpix S3300.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix S3300 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution which is higher than most compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. Most cameras that have been around for around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. This camera also have still image resolutions of 1600 x 1200, 2272 x 1704 and 3264 x 2448 and 4608 x 2592. The still image resolution of all digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the Coolpix S3300 ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 5152 x 3864 (best).

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99 Auto Focus Points

99 auto focus points

The Nikon Coolpix S3300 is a 99 auto focus point digital camera. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix S3300 have between 1 and 255 auto focus points.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Nikon Coolpix S3300 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 compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this Nikon 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). Compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix S3300 video resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels to 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum image resolution on cameras of a similar age and type to it.

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Features Two Light Metering Modes

The Coolpix S3300 has a greater number of light metering modes than most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This camera features a Centre-weighted light metering mode, which is the most frequently featured light metering mode featured on compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Coolpix S3300. The light metering mode "Spot" is also featured on this Nikon digital camera.

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Quite Small Minimum ISO Speed

The Nikon Coolpix S3300 has one of the smaller minimum ISO speed (only 80) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. Cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Coolpix S3300 have minimum ISO speed of between 10 and 1,600.

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Very Thin

With a depth of only 19.5 millimeters, the Nikon Coolpix S3300 is one of the thinner compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Coolpix S3300 amongst comparable spec cameras of this age. The depths of compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 4mm to 2,200mm, and the average depth is 38mm.

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15 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

On average, based on six expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Digital Versus and Cameras.co.uk the average expert rating of this camera is 60%. This puts this compact camera camera in the bottom 11% of all the digital cameras of a similar age and type when ranked by average expert review score.

Unacceptable Noise Level

Several Nikon Coolpix S3300 reviewers who bought it agreed that it was not noisy. Hellohello 134yo23y4 mentioned on Amazon four years ago “The only thing is that it is a little noisy” however they rated it as excellent. Also four years ago Ltneil mentioned “The motor is noisy when you zoom in”. Expert website Digitalversus.com mentioned “The lens is of the same poor quality and the noise is still as out-of-control as e” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S3300.

One Nikon Coolpix S3300 reviewer who bought it thought it was not quiet. Y. Rodriguez wrote in their review on Amazon “I thought it could be because I did not try it well, no movement, quiet, etc”.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most cameras of this type and age do not support Full HD video. The Coolpix S3300 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also support Full HD video including the Coolpix S9500, or the Coolpix S9400 both from Nikon or the Fujifilm FinePix X10 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Coolpix S3300 do not support WiFi connectivity. The Nikon Coolpix S3300 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

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

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Coolpix S3300, the Nikon Coolpix S3300 is not 3D compatible.

Digital cameras which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS, 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

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix S3300, the Nikon Coolpix S3300 does not have a GPS.

It is worth considering other cameras which also have a GPS including the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 (£276.00), the Canon IXUS 140, or the Sony DSC-HX400V (£282.99) which is also higher rated.

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Not Waterproof

Most digital cameras of this age and spec are not waterproof. The Coolpix S3300 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Only Features Two Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Coolpix S3300 is more than most similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. This Nikon camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The flash mode "Pre-flash" is also featured on this camera.

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Only Has Two Shooting Modes

The Nikon Coolpix S3300 has a greater number of shooting modes than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This Nikon camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most commonly found shooting mode found on compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix S3300. The shooting mode "Scene" is also found on this camera.

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Very Narrow Field of View

The narrowest field of view of compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix S3300 is 96% and the widest is 100%. The Coolpix S3300 has a fairly narrow field of view (only 97 percent) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Short Maximum Battery Life

The Coolpix S3300 has one of the shorter maximum battery lives (only 1.5 hours) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age. The average maximum battery life of cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Coolpix S3300 is 25h, and the maximum battery lives range from 0.83h to 680h.

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Quite Low Display Resolution

Similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years have display resolutions of between 230 pixels and 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 400,000 pixels. With a display resolution of only 230,000 pixels, the Coolpix S3300 has one of the lower display resolutions amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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Only Has Two Playback Modes

The Coolpix S3300 has a greater number of camera playback modes than most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This camera has a Movie playback mode, which is the most commonly found playback mode found on compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Coolpix S3300. The playback mode "Single image" is also found on this digital camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of supported image formats on the Coolpix S3300 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. This Nikon camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix S3300.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture

Across all the cameras of a similar spec and age to the Coolpix S3300 the minimum apertures range from 1.3 to 6.6. At 3.5, the Coolpix S3300 has a quite large minimum aperture compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Nikon Coolpix S3300

Released Over Three Years Ago

This compact camera camera has been on the market for over three years.

Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 16 megapixels, the Coolpix S3300 has a fairly standard megapixel count compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

Alternative 16MP cameras currently available which you might also want to look at include the Canon PowerShot A810, the Fujifilm FinePix F750, or the Nikon Coolpix S9300 (£170.30) which has better reviews.

If you want a higher megapixel count then you might also want to consider the Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS (16.1MP), the Nikon Coolpix L320 (£177.74) (16.1MP), or the Casio Exilim EX-ZR700 (16.1MP) which is also higher rated.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Coolpix S3300 has a pretty typical digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the Coolpix S3300.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the PowerShot SX230 HS, or the PowerShot SX220 HS both from Canon or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS6.

If this compact camera camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might want to look at the G3WP (4.5x), or the G5WP (£49.99) (4.5x) both from GE or the Canon IXUS 500 (4.1x) which also has a higher rating.

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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 cameras of a comparable type and age to it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Coolpix S3300 has a fairly average optical zoom (6 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

If this camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Coolpix S3400 (7x and higher rated), the Coolpix S3500 (7x and higher rated), or the Coolpix P7700 (7.1x and higher rated) all from Nikon.

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Average Screen Size

At 2.7 inches, the Coolpix S3300 has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix S3300.

There are a number of other 2.7" screen digital cameras currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Lumix DMC-LS6, or the Lumix DMC-FT4 both from Panasonic or the Nikon Coolpix S1100 (£70.39).

If you want a larger screen size then you might want to look at the FinePix X100S (2.8"), the X100 (£425.00) (2.8"), or the FinePix X100 (£209.00) (2.8") all from Fujifilm which is also higher rated.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 128 grams, the Coolpix S3300 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Image Stabilizer
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
Lens Structure
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Auto Focus Point
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Super Macro 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
Auto Exposure Lock
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
Flash Exposure Lock
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
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
PictBridge
AV Output
PC Connectivity
HDMI Port
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Multi-Shot Mode
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Tripod Mount
Playback Mode
Contrast Adjustment
Brightness Adjustment
Scene Mode
Display Language
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Maximum Battery Life
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Included Cable
Battery Included
Included Battery Charger
Hand Strap
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Video Recording
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Port
Interface
Dimension
Focal Length
Cable
Aperture Range
USB 3.0 Port
On/off Switch
Frame
Camera Shutter Speed Range
Aperture Priority Mode

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Expert Reviews

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7 December 2012

PhotographyBlog.com

The Nikon Coolpix S3300 is a slimline compact camera featuring a 6x optical zoom, 16 megapixel sensor, 720p HD video, Smartportrait system and Eye-Fi compatibility. Aimed at the user about town... Read more…

16 October 2012

The S3300 is a nice enough-looking camera, and would have been a pleasant surprise if only the new lens had been improved a bit. Alas, Nikon did add an image stabiliser but the lens is of the same...

28 September 2012

I was searching for a camera as a gift and one of the first things that people need to do when they're searching for a camera is to recognize is how are they going to be using that camera?People... Read more…

15 May 2012

Having been impressed with previous models ( S3000 and S3100 ) we were looking forward to seeing how the S3300 would perform. Sadly we feel a bit let down. The S3300 continues to offer good colour...

24 April 2012

Nikon's S3300 is an affordable alternative to the rest of the company's extensive Coolpix lineup. Debuting in February of this year as a replacement for the S3100, the S3300 has received upgrades... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 1 April 2015 by Rachael Collings
(Verified Purchase)

This really isn't a great camera, I can take better photos on my phone. It doesn't seem to focus well and pics are often blurry. I thought it was a bargain but just proves that you get what you... Read more…

Reviewed 27 March 2015 by G626
(Verified Purchase)

Came with all of its parts charged up in the amount of time the manual said it would. the zoom is good enough for me. takes pictures and that is all i wanted it to do. eventhough it came with a... Read more…

Reviewed 5 December 2014 by Mrs Barbara Hardiman
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent. Only problem I bought it as a xmas gift, filled in the warranty card in their name and unfortunately the company sent a thank you letter to the intended recipient thanking them for... Read more…

Reviewed 27 July 2014 by Mr I

Bit disappointed with this camera. There are a lot of nice small and powerful cameras around these days. Unfortunately this isn't one of them. Pictures it takes are not great. Seems very limited... Read more…

Reviewed 27 February 2014 by Mr Karl Besley

I have finally lost patience with this camera, after a year of persevering. Kept thinking it was me, but after a whole winter of trying to take decent indoor photos, I have at last given up.... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon 26309, nikon s3300, nikon 26313, nikon 26311, nikon s3300r
Barcodes 00018208263097, 00018208263103, 00018208263110, 00018208263127, 00018208263134, 00018208264766, 00018208264773, 00018208925957, 00018208925988, 00018208926039, 00018208926046, 00018208926084, 00018208926114, 00018208926169, 00018208926206, 00018208926237, 00018208933952, 03610170770657, 03610170770664, 03610170778370, 03610170779704, 03610170826606, 03610170846161, 08033737552353, 08033737552360, 08033737552377, 08033737552384, 08033737552391, 08033737552407, 08431016433612

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