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Nikon Coolpix P310

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A multi award winning and good spec compact digital camera, with a platinum award from one expert review website and 3 further awards from other expert sites
Compact 1.61MP 4.2x Yes Jan 2014
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Nikon Coolpix P310 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix P310 number 225 in best selling cameras and number 373 across all digital cameras.
93
Reviews
118 Reviews + 4 Awards
68
Value for Money
Good
71
Features
Good Features
66
Age
4 Years Old
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has good expert reviews and terrific user reviews with an average overall rating of 86%, based on 118 reviews. This digital camera has received four awards including a "Platinum" from Buy-N-Shoot.com and a "Highly Recommended" from Ephotozine. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Nikon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
Customers report it is easy to use, it is a good size and good video capture.
The Coolpix P310 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Very small optical zoom
Lower than average megapixels
Very small digital zoom

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 270 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 281 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for portrait photography, ranking number 237 in portrait photography cameras.
77
Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
79
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Nikon Coolpix P310 Video Reviews

Nikon Coolpix P310 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Four Industry Awards

The experts at three expert review sites all liked this digital camera. This camera received a "Platinum" award from website Buy-N-Shoot.com who said it was superb and review website Ephotozine gave it a "Highly Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement. Additionally, the expert at website PhotographyBlog.com gave this Nikon digital camera a "Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement.

The editor of one more expert review site concluded that this camera was very good. This was from Pcworld.com_techhive.com who gave it an "Top 10".

Average Expert Reviews

Based on 18 expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review and Ephotozine the average expert rating of this camera is 79 out of 100.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

Coolpix P310 owners on average rated this camera as brilliant. Over 77% of reviewers gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Eight people mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use.

  • Serious photographers will love its physical control layout.
  • It is well worth the price! Want something easy to use, easy to store…
    Samsam (Amazon) - August 2013
  • They seem delighted with the product Good definition and many handy functions Clean white colour makes a refreshing change from black or red…
  • Excellent to use…
    Jayaitch (Amazon) - April 2015
  • Quite easy to use…
  • Easy to use, small and easily handled this camera is a great bit of kit…
    Samsam (Amazon) - August 2013
  • Also some in camera filtering effects and control over dynamic range, even does time lapse photography…
    Bigyaks (Amazon) - January 2013
  • Clear and sensible context sensitive menu system…
    Bigyaks (Amazon) - January 2013
  • It also gives a good amount of manual control which is nice as let's be honest small compacts normally don't get it right all the time…

Nikon Has Very Good Camera Reviews

We checked 41,167 expert and owner reviews (including 10,836 verified purchases) for Nikon digital cameras and found that on average Nikon has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Five customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was compact.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Six customers who bought the product thought it was good for video recording.

  • If you want to take a great picture or video you really need to buy something that was designed to do just that!
    Anne (Amazon) - February 2013
  • Video recording is pretty good…
    David (Amazon) - February 2013
  • Only marred by less than good video quality especially in low light with glitches…
  • It's light weight, good for traveling with, need to remember to manually pop up the flash and has a great movie cam…
    Louey (Amazon) - July 2012
  • Some good bonus features such as Macro and a surprisingly good video mode…
    Bigyaks (Amazon) - January 2013
  • Still frames from movies - no problem…

Users Report Superior Product Quality

Four people who bought this digital camera concluded that it was good quality.

Customers Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two customers thought it had a good screen.

  • Another big plus is the high definition rear screen which knocks spots off the others…
    Dee (Amazon) - August 2012
  • The pictures are extremely sharp, especially on the fantastic screen…
    Haydn (Amazon) - December 2012

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Four customers wrote in their reviews that it had a good lens.

Users Report Nice Design

Three people who bought the Nikon Coolpix P310 considered that it was good looking.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

12 customers who bought the product considered that it was able to produce good images and six owners said in their reviews that this digital camera was good in low light.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Three people wrote that it was good value for money.

Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This digital camera has been on the market since January 2014.

Features

4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

The Coolpix P310's sensor megapixels of only 1.61MP is very low compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The average megapixels of all digital cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Nikon Coolpix P310 of only 4.2x is smaller than 71% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Coolpix P310 of 6,400 is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 58% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix P310 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Coolpix P310 of 194g is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 45% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix P310 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Coolpix P310 of 3" is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 84% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Coolpix P310's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24mm is shorter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the shortest 15% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix P310 has a tripod mount. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Coolpix P310 features brightness adjustment. 78% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Nikon Coolpix P310 of 921,000 pixels is higher than 70% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The average display resolution of all cameras is 620,000 pixels, with the lowest being 23,000 pixels and the highest being 6,300,000 pixels.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Coolpix P310 of only 2x is in the smallest 7% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The smallest digital zoom of cameras is 1x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Coolpix P310 of 0.435" is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 41% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Coolpix P310 has a pre-flash, unlike 95% of cameras which do not have a pre-flash.

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3D

The Coolpix P310 is 3D, which is unusual. 90% of cameras are not 3D.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Coolpix P310 supports Full HD video, unlike 76% of digital cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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Only 230 Battery Life

The Coolpix P310 is a camera that takes 230 shots battery life.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon 26320

Barcodes:

00018208263202

Frequently Asked Questions About the Nikon Coolpix P310

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