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Nikon 570 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 12MP 5x CCD Nov 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Release Date
Good size
Nice design
Good technical features

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Good Quality Lens

Several Nikon Coolpix S570 owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good lens. Five years ago Thinkcomputers.org wrote “Good lens specifications”. Seven years ago Cnet.co.uk mentioned on expert website CNET.co.uk “The camera has a bright, wideangle lens and 5x zoom that help it to stand out among the competition” in their review.

A number of Nikon Coolpix S570 owners reckoned that it had a good zoom. Thinkcomputers.org rated the Nikon Coolpix S570 5 stars and wrote five years ago “Capable 5x zoom range with wide angle”. Six years ago Digicambuyer.co.uk wrote in their review of this digital camera “The S570 is introduced as a 12MP 5x zoom compact” yet they only gave it a score of 40 out of 100.

One person wrote in their reviews that it had a good image stabiliser. Thinkcomputers.org mentioned five years ago “Lack true Image Stabilization” in their Nikon Coolpix S570 review.

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Good Quality Pictures

Nine Nikon Coolpix S570 owners who bought this digital camera thought it was able to produce good images. Bagpuss mentioned in their review on Amazon “So far have taken some nice pictures”. Pcworld.in wrote “The Nikon took decent images with great colors, lack of IS is disappointing for a camera that offers 5x zoom” in their Nikon Coolpix S570 review. Thinkcomputers.org mentioned “Excellent image quality”.

One customer who reviewed the product said that it had a good ISO range. Five years ago Thinkcomputers.org wrote “Great ISO performance” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S570.

One Nikon Coolpix S570 owner who reviewed this digital camera wrote that it had a good picture resolution. Six years ago expert review site Steves-Digicams.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Nikon has introduced the Coolpix S570, this is a compact point-and-shoot with 12 Megapixels of resolution”.

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Several customers agreed that the product was good value for money. Cnet.com mentioned on CNET.com “The Nikon Coolpix S570 is a solid camera offering at the popular $199.99 price point” and scored it 72 out of 100. Seven years ago Pcworld.in mentioned in their Nikon Coolpix S570 review “Its low price and decent performance made it one of the most atttractive options for budget conscious buyers”. Cnet.co.uk rated the product 72 out of 100 and wrote in their Nikon Coolpix S570 review on expert review site CNET.co.uk “The 12-megapixel Nikon Coolpix S570 is a solid camera at the popular price point of around £160”.

Two Nikon Coolpix S570 reviewers said that the product was a bargain for the price. Thinkcomputers.org said “Cheap, ideal for the happy snapper” and rated it 5 stars. Six years ago expert website Goodgearguide.com.au mentioned in their Nikon Coolpix S570 review “It is cheap and easy to use -- it’s great for a social snapper” and scored it 4 stars.

One customer concluded that it was cheap.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Several Nikon Coolpix S570 owners who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix S570 concluded that it had good features. Bagpuss rated this digital camera as excellent and wrote on Amazon six years ago “Has lots of features” in their review. Seven years ago expert review site Pcworld.in gave it a score of 4 stars and said “The Nikon Coolpix S570 is a stylish compact digital camera that packs in a decent number of features” in their Nikon Coolpix S570 review. Thinkcomputers.org gave the product a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Decent design and feature set”.


Design

Easy to Use

A number of Nikon Coolpix S570 owners said in their reviews that it was easy to use. Tylers Granny said on Amazon “Very pleased with this product, easy to use and takes good pictures” and scored it very highly. Expert website Thinkcomputers.org wrote in their review five years ago “The reason for this is that they are small, easy to use and can fit in your pocket” . Pocket-Lint.com rated the Nikon Coolpix S570 70 out of 100 and mentioned “Provides a simple to use, high-resolution snapper for the masses.” in their review.

Nice Design

Several Nikon Coolpix S570 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking. Cnet.com rated it 72 out of 100 and mentioned on CNET.com “Simple and stylish” in their Nikon Coolpix S570 review. Cameralabs.com mentioned on expert review site Camera Labs “It's a fairly stylish mid-priced compact with a middle-of-the-road specification”. Expert website Goodgearguide.com.au mentioned “For $249 you get a camera that's also stylish”.

Several customers who bought the Nikon Coolpix S570 considered that it was a good design. Expert website Thinkcomputers.org mentioned “The camera is a little heavier that other cameras and has an all metal design”. Thinkcomputers.org also wrote “Solid design”. Thinkcomputers.org also wrote “Compact and light design”.

One Nikon Coolpix S570 owner considered that the Nikon Coolpix S570 was well designed. One person said in their reviews that the product was smooth. Thinkcomputers.org wrote “Smooth operation”.

One Nikon Coolpix S570 owner who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix S570 concluded that it was neat. Pocket-Lint.com scored this digital camera 4 stars and wrote on Pocket Lint six years ago “With some problems and some neat automated tricks up its sleeve” in their Nikon Coolpix S570 review.

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Good Product Quality

A few Nikon Coolpix S570 owners said in their reviews that it was good quality. Seven years ago Cnet.com gave it a score of 72 out of 100 and wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S570 on expert website CNET.com “5x zoom helping it standout from the competition; as does its consistently good photo quality below I”. Expert review site Pcworld.in mentioned in their Nikon Coolpix S570 review “Well designed and compact” . Thinkcomputers.org wrote “Good image quality at low sensitivities, good design” in their Nikon Coolpix S570 review.

Robust

A number of Nikon Coolpix S570 owners said that it was well made. Expert website Thinkcomputers.org wrote “I think the thing for me that really sets it apart from other compact digital camera that I’ve had is the build quality”.


Reviews

Nikon Cameras Have Good Reviews

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

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

A number of people who bought the product thought it was compact. Expert website Trustedreviews.com scored it 80 out of 100 and said “I've reviewed a lot of low-cost digital compact cameras over the past couple of months”. Expert review site Thinkcomputers.org wrote five years ago “There are so many compact digital cameras out there, I would have to say they are what most people have” in their review. Thinkcomputers.org also wrote “With all of the options for compact digital camera it is”.

One Nikon Coolpix S570 owner thought the product was lightweight. Six years ago Bagpuss mentioned in their Nikon Coolpix S570 review on Amazon “Lovely little camera, lightweight and easily fits into your hand” and scored it very highly.

One customer concluded that this digital camera was thin. Goodgearguide.com.au wrote on expert website Good Gear Guide.com.au “The Nikon CoolPix S570 looks like a modest little camera, with a slender frame and a frosted silver casing — nothing to write home about.”.

One customer who purchased it mentioned that it was a good body shape. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned on expert review site Expert Reviews “The S570’s metal body looks smart”.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 120 grams, the Nikon 570 is one of the lighter digital cameras of this spec and age amongst low megapixel digital cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera the weights range from 50g to 1.3kg.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the Lexibook DJ023MCH (120g).

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since November 2013.


Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon 570 has a built-in flash. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this digital camera also have a built-in flash.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with a built-in flash and we think because of their better review scores, the Coolpix 8800, and the P7700 both from Nikon are also worth considering.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Nikon 570 does not support Wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras of this type and age also do not support Wi-Fi.

We compared all the other cameras which also support Wi-Fi to this camera and we think the Nikon D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm, the Panasonic DMC-FX90, or the Fujifilm XQ2 are also worth considering.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Nikon 570 does not feature bluetooth, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other cameras of this age and spec also do not feature bluetooth.

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Lens System

Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Nikon 570 has a fairly average digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

Other 4x digital zoom cameras currently available that you might want to look at include the Canon S110 which has better reviews.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 5 times zoom factor, the Nikon 570 has a relatively average optical zoom compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

Other 5x optical zoom digital cameras currently available which you might want to look at include the N100, or the S110 both from Canon or the GE A1250 which all of have better reviews.

Cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might be worth looking at include the Lumix DMC-FZ330 (£427) (24x and higher rated), or the Lumix DMC-FZ200 (£279.95) (24x and higher rated) both from Panasonic or the Canon SX280 HS (20x and higher rated).

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture Number

The Nikon 570 has a fairly small maximum aperture number (6.6) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. Digital cameras of this age and spec have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.8 and 22, and the average maximum aperture number is 6.2.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

With a minimum aperture number of only 2.7, the Nikon 570 has a fairly small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age. Low megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.3 and 11.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 2.7 inches, the Nikon 570 has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

Other 2.7" screen digital cameras currently available which you might want to look at include because of their better review scores, the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3, or the Samsung ES71.

If this digital camera display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the Pentax Q7 (£345.39) (3" and higher rated), the Panasonic DMC-LX7 (3" and higher rated), or the Canon N100 (3" and higher rated).

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Packaging Content

Has a Hand Strap

The Nikon 570 has a hand strap. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera also have a hand strap.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The Nikon 570 has a battery charger included. Most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera also have a battery charger included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Nikon 570 has a batteries included. Most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera also have a batteries included.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Nikon 570 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago also have a built-in microphone.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have an HDMI

The Nikon 570 does not have an HDMI. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera do have an HDMI.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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Light Exposure

Supports Eight ISO Sensitivities

The Nikon 570 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most low megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera supports a 400 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by digital cameras of this spec and age. The ISO sensitivities "80", "100", "200", "800", "1600", "3200" and "Auto" are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Picture Quality

3968 X 2232 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon 570 has a higher still image resolution than most low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. This Nikon camera has a 3968 x 2232 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 3264 x 2448, 2592 x 1944 and 2048 x 1536 and 1024 x 768. Across all low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera the worst still image resolution is 640 x 360 and the best is 4032 x 3024.

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4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum image resolution on digital cameras of this type and age.

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12 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 12 megapixels digital camera.

We compared all the other 12MP digital cameras to this camera and we think because of its better review score, the Fujifilm XQ1 is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a higher megapixel then you might want to consider the N100 (12.1MP and higher rated), or the SX280 HS (12.1MP and higher rated) both from Canon or the Sony DSC-W310 (12.1MP and higher rated).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon zoom4x
Barcodes 08431016457410

Nikon 570 Review Sources

To prepare this Nikon 570 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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