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Nikon 31 Digital Camera

£73.99
Compact Camera 10.1MP 3x Feb 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Good brand
Supports video recording
Easy to use
6 Reviews
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Reviews

Good Brand

Based on 25,424 expert and user reviews (including 514 verified purchases), Nikon has good reviews for its digital cameras. Nikon also has good reviews specifically within its low megapixel digital cameras range. 99% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Easy to Use

Two people thought this digital camera was easy to use. Ephotozine.com mentioned on expert review site Ephotozine “These type of cameras are aimed at a growing market of people new to digital photography who want an easy to use camera which is r”.

Good Build Quality, Solid Feel

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Eleven years ago Ephotozine mentioned “Small well designed body with ergonomic control layout”. They also said “Good build quality, solid feel” in their review.

Average Waterproof Up to

At 5 meters, the Nikon 31 has a fairly standard waterproof up to compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera.

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Video

Supports Video Recording

The Nikon 31 supports video recording. Most of the other cameras of this age and spec also support video recording.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Nikon 31 does not support Full HD video, unlike most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Nikon 31 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by digital cameras of this age and spec. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this Nikon camera. 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). The video resolution of all cameras of a similar age and type to this camera ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was February 2013 when Nikon released the 31.


Lens System

Very Small Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of only 3 times zoom factor, the Nikon 31 has one of the smaller optical zooms amongst digital cameras of this age. Across all the similar spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years the optical zooms range from 1x to 50x, and the average optical zoom is 7.4x.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Nikon 31 has a relatively standard digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera have maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 0.28mm and 1,200mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 230mm. At only 87 millimeters, the Nikon 31 has a quite short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 29 millimeters, the Nikon 31 has a fairly long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera. Across all the digital cameras of this age and spec the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 4.5mm to 38mm.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon 31 has a built-in flash. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera also have a built-in flash.

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Shock Proof

The Nikon 31 is shock proof, as are most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Nikon 31 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

The Nikon 31 has a fairly typical display diagonal (2.7 inches) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera.

We compared all the other 2.7" screen digital cameras to this camera and we think because of its better review score, the Sony DSC-W510R is also worth considering.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon 31 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago also have an image stabilizer.

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Only 3648 X 2736 Pixels Image Resolution

The Nikon 31 has a higher image resolution than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This camera has a 3648 x 2736 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most low megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to it have a 4000 x 3000 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all low megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this camera the image resolution ranges from 2592 x 1944 pixels (worst) to 4608 x 3456 pixels (best).

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3648 X 2736 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon 31 has a 3648 x 2736 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it. In addition, this camera have a still image resolution(s) of 1600 x 1200 and 2272 x 1704. The still image resolution of all digital cameras of this age and type ranges from 640 x 360 to 4032 x 3024.

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10.1 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 10.1 megapixels digital camera.

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Camera

Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon 31 features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Packaging Content

Has a Hand Strap

The Nikon 31 has a hand strap. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera also have a hand strap.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Nikon 31 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The Nikon 31 has a battery charger included. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also have a battery charger included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Nikon 31 has a batteries included, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Nikon 31 features voice recording. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as this camera also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Nikon 31 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

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Light Exposure

Supports Three ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Nikon 31 is more than most digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 400, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivities 80, 1600 and Auto are also supported by this digital camera.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon nikcpaw130yw31, info vna323e1, ncs123
Barcodes 00018208264063, 00018208264070, 00018208934409, 00018208934447, 00018208934485, 00018208934522, 00018208934546, 00018208995974, 00018208996001, 00636983468553, 03662362034931, 05053086339880, 08033737552148, 08033737552155, 08033737552162, 08033737552858, 08033737552865

Nikon 31 Review Sources

To prepare this Nikon 31 review we compared this digital camera to 1,217 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 311,674 product attributes, 178,028 digital camera reviews and 4,186,700 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

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