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Nikon Coolpix P330
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Nikon Coolpix P330 Digital Camera

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12.2MP 5x CMOS Mar 2013
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
- Back-illuminated 12 MP CMOS sensor (1/1.7-in.): with each pixel receiving more light, this large, highly sensitive image sensor works with the EXPEED C2 processor to deliver clear shots in any... More
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Three Industry Awards

This Nikon digital camera received a "Highly Recommended" from both Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com, both of which concluded that this camera was very good.

The editor of Techradar decided that concluded that they would endorse this camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

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Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this Nikon camera is 78% based on twenty-one expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Trusted Reviews and Expert Reviews.

Good User Reviews

On average, people who bought this Nikon digital camera rated it as 82 out of 100.

Good Video Capture

A number of customers reckoned that it was good for video recording. Cinemaniak gave it an excellent rating and mentioned on Amazon “The video feature, perfect”. Clark Kent gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned “The video is outstanding” in his Nikon Coolpix P330 review. Three years ago Fengnian Tian said in their Nikon Coolpix P330 review “Who will change the ISO frequently at one place?The video is OK”.

Good Quality Lens

Fourteen customers concluded that this digital camera had a good lens. Four years ago Al D wrote “The lens is very fast w/ F1.8 at 24mm for indoor shots without flash” in his review of this digital camera and gave the Nikon Coolpix P330 a score of 5 stars. Amazon Customer scored it 4 stars and said on Amazon “Fantastic Leica lens as well”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “F1.8 sounds like a fast lens.”.

Several customers who reviewed it wrote that it had a good autofocus. Amazon Customer wrote “Both boot and focus times are very good” in their Nikon Coolpix P330 review. Nicole mentioned on Amazon “I tried turning everything possible off (I assumed it was the auto focus motor making the noise” in her review but she gave it a rating of 3 stars. Sailorboy414 mentioned in their review on Amazon “So far I am impressed with speed of focus, excellent macro, great low light capability”.

A few Nikon Coolpix P330 reviewers who bought the Nikon Coolpix P330 thought it had a good zoom. Ct mentioned “So, instead of exchanging it for one with a functioning digital zoom, I simply returned it” in their review however despite that they gave the product a rating of 60 out of 100. Medc wrote on Amazon “The f-stop goes up pretty fast when you zoom.” in their review. Four years ago Dpreview.com mentioned in their Nikon Coolpix P330 review on DP Review “These cameras out-perform the smartest of phones by offering much better image quality, useful zoom ranges and the a”.

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Good Quality Pictures

A few people who purchased it considered that it was able to produce good images. Al said in his Nikon Coolpix P330 review “As it turns out, at least in my opinion, this has a tad more clearer, sharper images than the P340, so that's why I kept this one” and gave the Nikon Coolpix P330 an excellent rating. Al also wrote “I highly recommend it as the wifi is a minor sacrifice to give up for consistently crispier images”. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Something in a small package that could give near enough decent pictures bigger cameras can produce” in their review of this digital camera and rated it 80 out of 100.

Some Nikon Coolpix P330 reviewers who reviewed it wrote that it was good in low light. Amazon Customer said “The litmus test is low light with no flash” in their review of this digital camera. Amazon Customer also said “Low light capabilities make it great in museums”. Lectrolink wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix P330 “This last one has proved useful handheld in low light”.

Several Nikon Coolpix P330 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good picture resolution. Lectrolink said “Printed larger than 8 x 10", definitely shoot full resolution” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix P330. Lectrolink also wrote “Shooting JPEG, even in good daylight at lowest ISO (80), you can still see JPEG artifacts at high magnification on the computer monitor”. Also four years ago Medc wrote “There are some awesome features like shooting 60 frames at one push of the button”.

A few Nikon Coolpix P330 reviewers said in their reviews that it had a good ISO range. C. Martin said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “ISO 400 looks great”. Fengnian Tian wrote “Nice! Only the ISO is a little bit difficult to change.”. Michael C. Jackson wrote in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Restrict them so greatly? Even an "easy ISO" mode or SOMETHING would have been better than the "nothing" they do most of the time”.

Some Nikon Coolpix P330 reviewers who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix P330 considered that it had a good image sensor. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “I've gotten much better results with similar sensor sizes from a Lumix”. Lectrolink gave the product a score of 4 stars and said on Amazon “No one expects it to be as good, since the P330 has a much smaller sensor” in their review. Michael C. Jackson wrote in his review of this digital camera “Close what I have been looking for - A reasonably high quality sensor, great wide angle, some advanced controls, good in low light for the class”.

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Good Size

A number of Nikon Coolpix P330 owners wrote in their reviews that it was compact. Al D wrote on Amazon four years ago “Best compact, very fast lens, great Macro ability”. Al D also said “This is an great compact camera for folks who want to use manual camera settings along with the automatic modes”. Al D also mentioned “The images have better detail than any other compact camera I've used”.

A few customers who bought it considered that it was a good body shape. M. Moore mentioned in their review of the Nikon Coolpix P330 on Amazon “As soon as held the P330 I instantly could tell the body was a different material”. Expert review site Steves-Digicams.com said “Comes in a rugged body that could take a few knocks; yet it weighs a modest 7.1 ounces with SD card a”.

A few Nikon Coolpix P330 owners who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix P330 wrote that it was a good weight. Christina mentioned on Amazon “My favorite is the 1.8 aperture.I captured some awesome night pics in Bora Bora! Great weight and size” in her review of this digital camera.

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to carry around. Three years ago Jenny Hwajin Lee wrote on Amazon “I just love it! Light, easy to carry around and pictures are just great”. Joonha Lee mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon also three years ago “I give this camera 5 stars because it's compact, easy to carry and takes amazing pictures at night”.

A few Nikon Coolpix P330 reviewers who bought this digital camera concluded that it was good structurally. Todd R Gregson wrote “The build construction is very good” in his review of the Nikon Coolpix P330. One customer wrote in their reviews that it was a good size.

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Good Support

Nine Nikon Coolpix P330 reviewers who bought it concluded that it had good technical guidance. Ken Dahl wrote in his review on Amazon “The P330 is the only pocket digital camera that makes manual operation practical”. Ken Dahl also said “Every serious photographer has to resort to manual now and then”. Levi gave this digital camera a rating of 4 stars and he wrote on Amazon “For being a compact camera, I'm glad there's Manual mode to adjust shutter” in his review of the Nikon Coolpix P330.

Good Product Quality

Fifty-nine Nikon Coolpix P330 owners who reviewed it concluded that it was good quality. Three years ago Al said on Amazon “Super quality camera!” in his review of this digital camera. Amazon Customer rated it 4 stars and wrote four years ago “Huge image quality from a tiny camera”. Amazon Customer also said “Image quality is sharp”.

Easy to Use

Eighteen Nikon Coolpix P330 reviewers who bought the Nikon Coolpix P330 thought it was easy to use. Cinemaniak mentioned three years ago “If you learn how to use it correctly” in their review of this digital camera. Ct said “And in this camera it bothered me more as it's purpose was to have it handy at a moments notice”. Dmitri Toptygin said in their Nikon Coolpix P330 review on Amazon “It is convenient and easy to use for a non-professional” and scored this digital camera very highly.

A few customers who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Clark Kent mentioned four years ago “We both are amazed at the menu system and the wide number of options it offers, especially for a compact cam” in his review and gave the Nikon Coolpix P330 a very good rating. In the same month Lectrolink gave the Nikon Coolpix P330 a rating of 4 stars and wrote “It has an impressive array of settings and controls including GPS, wifi capability” in their Nikon Coolpix P330 review. Lectrolink also wrote “However, there was a more visible difference between Normal and Fine quality settings”.

Some people who reviewed the product considered that it was easy to handle. Michael C. Jackson he mentioned on Amazon “It had EXTREMELY rapid handling - assigning white balance to one control” in his review. Starla D Reynolds wrote in her Nikon Coolpix P330 review on Amazon “Handles and feels awesome” and rated the Nikon Coolpix P330 5 stars.

One customer who purchased the Nikon Coolpix P330 considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Keith in Dallas mentioned on Amazon “Comfortable to hold - Very light weight making it more comfortable in a pocket” in his review.

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Good Connectivity

A number of people considered that the Nikon Coolpix P330 had gps. Cameron wrote in his review on Amazon “GPS feature is a nice touch”. Chris Newman wrote four years ago “GPS nice addition” in his review and scored it 5 stars. Mark B. mentioned on Amazon “As for the GPS function, sure it really uses up the batteries.” in his review of this digital camera.

A number of people reckoned that the product was wifi compatible. Levi mentioned on Amazon “Regarding the p340, I believe the only difference is the built-in wifi, more scene options, tenths of ounces lighter, etc” in his review of the Nikon Coolpix P330. Mark W said “Build is good and Optional Wifi is a plus” in his Nikon Coolpix P330 review. St wrote on Amazon “This is not a big deal for some until you actually start to use a camera that has WIFI built-in--especially convenient when traveling”.

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Nice Design

Some Nikon Coolpix P330 owners said that the product was good looking. C. Martin mentioned on Amazon “Skill, you will get gorgeous handheld low-light photos out of this camera” in their Nikon Coolpix P330 review. C. Martin also wrote “You lose some sharpness with Nikon's default noise reduction processing, which is pretty aggressive”. Three years ago Dennis Bean gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and he wrote “Nice looking and works well” in his Nikon Coolpix P330 review.

Some Nikon Coolpix P330 owners said in their reviews that the product was a good design. Levi he said in his review three years ago “It also has a square-ish design rather than rounded”. Expert website Techmagnifier.com mentioned “Despite its slim design and compac” but even so they gave it a rating of 60 out of 100.

One Nikon Coolpix P330 reviewer who reviewed this digital camera thought it was smooth. One Nikon Coolpix P330 owner thought this digital camera was well designed. P. Ramsey said on Amazon “Say that the whole body of the camera is well designed and feels quite solidly built” in their Nikon Coolpix P330 review.

One person who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix P330 thought it was ergonomic. Two years ago Sergejf wrote on Amazon “The ergonomics are also excellent and manual shooting allowed us to took nice photos of the Northern Lights in Iceland” and rated this digital camera 5 stars.

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Robust

A number of Nikon Coolpix P330 owners reckoned that it was well made. Amazon Customer mentioned “Camera feels solid, I thought it felt better than Coolpix P330” in their Nikon Coolpix P330 review. Chris Newman wrote on Amazon “Small and well made”. Chris Newman also said “I'm happy with this well made and good looking camera”.

Some Nikon Coolpix P330 reviewers who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it was strong and durable. Michael C. Jackson said “The build quality is also excellent - This seems as if it will be a very durable camera”. Three years ago Ravi Venkatarama said “Sturdy and slips easily into pocket”. Sergejf said “I own a Ricoh GR and I appreciate the more robust construction, richer sensor, higher ISOs, longer exposure time”.

One person who bought it concluded that it was easy to damage or scratch. Michael K. said on Amazon “The Canon A620 was great until it broke” in his review. One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was good at resisting water ingress. William S. mentioned on Amazon “In the meantime I have just bought a Panasonic Lumix "Tough" camera that is waterproof, shockproof”.

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Reasonably Priced

Fifteen Nikon Coolpix P330 reviewers who bought it reckoned that it was good value for money. Al D said in his review of the Nikon Coolpix P330 “The close up shots alone justify the cost of this compact camera”. Four years ago Amazon Customer said in their review of the Nikon Coolpix P330 on Amazon “Maybe it was the $650 price tag” and scored this digital camera 4 stars. Amazon Customer also said “If you're looking for a compact camera as your primary or DSLR backup in this price range - I recommend the Nikon”.

A number of customers concluded that it was a bargain for the price. C. Burns mentioned on Amazon three years ago “The body of the camera felt cheap since it was plastic, compared to the metal bodies of the Powershot cameras”. In the same month C. Martin said “Lame! On balance, if you are patient enough to deal with the barely functional UI, you will be rewarded with exceptionally good low-light performance” in their review of this digital camera however they only gave it a rating of 3 stars. Dan Yang wrote “Good deal!” in his Nikon Coolpix P330 review.

Some Nikon Coolpix P330 owners who reviewed it wrote that it was cheap. Hw wrote in their review three years ago “My advice is to buy a second battery (inexpensive!” . Mark B. said on Amazon “The third-party ones are inexpensive and they charge relatively quickly if you buy a cheap external charger” in his review of this digital camera.

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Good Technical Features

Several customers who bought the Nikon Coolpix P330 reckoned that it had good features. Benjamin mentioned on Amazon “Great features” but even so he only gave the product a rating of 40 out of 100. Donald Garcia rated the Nikon Coolpix P330 5 stars and he mentioned three years ago “Good for me with plenty of features to keep me happy” in his review. Hollis rated it 5 stars and he said on Amazon “Very nice features and programs for a pocket camera”.

Good Flash

Ten customers considered that the Nikon Coolpix P330 had a good flash. Cinemaniak rated this digital camera as excellent and mentioned three years ago “1) The correct flash to subject distance for ultimate flash coverage” in their review. Four years ago Dimashqi2020 said on Amazon “It would be over exposed with dark backgrounds, if no flash, then the picture is grainy or dark” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix P330 although they only scored this digital camera 1 stars. Dimashqi2020 also said “5- Too intense of a flash, which is not helpful in most family pictures”.

Nikon Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

Nikon has good average reviews for its compact cameras as well as across its entire digital camera range compared to other brands.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

Several people said in their reviews that it had a good screen. Three years ago Classical Recording Collector gave the product an excellent review score and mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The 3 inch screen is bright and sharp”. P. Ramsey mentioned on Amazon “The display is bright and can be seen under sunny conditions when used” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix P330.

One person said in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix P330 was mirrorless. Three years ago Jenny Hwajin Lee said in her Nikon Coolpix P330 review “This camera, nikon one is almost as good as my fancy mirrorless camera”.

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Good Battery Life

Several Nikon Coolpix P330 owners agreed that it had a good battery life. Hollis wrote on Amazon “The battery has enough power to last all day”. P. Ramsey scored the product very highly and mentioned in their review of this digital camera “My only gripe is the battery door.”. Three years ago Yper said on Amazon “The battery drains out very fast compared to my wife's old camera Lumix LX6.I could have given it 2 stars or less.”.

Acceptable Noise Level

A number of people who reviewed the product said that it was noisy. Four years ago Chris Newman mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Noise levels seem low at 400 ASA I have not tested at higher ISO's”. Fengnian Tian said “It still can focus on the target without opening the flash lamp! Of course, there are some noise on the picture” in their review. Pat mentioned “It takes a clearer photo and has much less background noise for portrait type stills than the Panasonic Lumix point & shoot cameras I'd been using” in his review.

Good Exposure Control

One person who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it had good exposure controls.

Quite Large Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Nikon Coolpix P330 has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other compact cameras that came out more than two years ago. Across all the digital cameras of this spec and age the display diagonals range from 1" to 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 2.8".

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 3" screen digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F[plb_1682907_price].

If you want a camera with a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price] (3.5"), or the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (4.8") which also has a higher rating.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

The Coolpix P330 has a GPS (satellite), which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago do not have a GPS (satellite).

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative cameras with a GPS (satellite) currently available including the Sony DSC-HX100V[plb_613234_price], or the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS[plb_1143510_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

Unlike most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix P330 which do not support Full HD video, the Coolpix P330 supports Full HD video.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras which support Full HD video and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], and the Canon S110[plb_1462073_price] is also worth considering.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

There are a number of other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available which you might want to consider including the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], or the Canon SX280 HS[plb_2126239_price] which has better reviews.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other cameras of this type and age, the Nikon Coolpix P330 has an image stabilizer.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], or the Canon IXUS 230 HS[plb_1504252_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other cameras of this age and spec, the Nikon Coolpix P330 has a built-in flash.

There are a number of alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might want to look at including the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], or the Nikon Coolpix 8800[plb_1640989_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The number of HDMI connector types found on the Coolpix P330 is more than most digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This Nikon camera has a Micro HDMI connector type, which is the most commonly found HDMI connector type found on digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the Coolpix P330.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This digital camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter type, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar age and type to it.

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Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds

The Coolpix P330 has a greater number of supported image formats than most cameras of this type and age. This digital camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Coolpix P330. The image formats supporteds "MPO" and "RAW" are also supported by this Nikon digital camera.

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Fairly Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

Across all the compact cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix P330 the slowest camera shutter speeds range from 0.12s to 250s. At 60 seconds, the Coolpix P330 has a quite long slowest camera shutter speed compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix P330.

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Has Seven White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Nikon Coolpix P330 is more than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix P330. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Manual" are also found on this digital camera.

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Has One Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Nikon Coolpix P330 is more than most cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most frequently found photo effects found on digital cameras of this type and age.

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Fairly High ISO Sensitivity (max)

The average ISO sensitivity (max) of digital cameras of this age and spec is 4,700. At 12,800, the Coolpix P330 has a fairly high ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the Coolpix P330.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Coolpix P330 has a higher still image resolution than most compact cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera has a 4000 x 3000 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras of a similar type and age to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). The worst still image resolution of all compact cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix P330 is 640 x 360 and the best is 5152 x 3864.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

The average display resolution (numeric) of cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Coolpix P330 is 440,000 pixels. At 921,000 pixels, the Nikon Coolpix P330 has a quite high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the Nikon Coolpix P330 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by cameras of a comparable age and type to the Coolpix P330. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. In addition, this Nikon camera support a video resolutions of 960 x 540 pixels and 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution across all cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Coolpix P330.

Across comparable types of camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The number of light exposure modes found on the Coolpix P330 is more than most compact cameras that came out more than two years ago. This Nikon digital camera has an Auto light exposure modes, which is the most commonly found light exposure modes found on digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix P330. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Coolpix P330 has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the best video resolution amongst all compact cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix P330.

Amongst similar types of camera the worst video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Features Five Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Coolpix P330 is more than most compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera features a Face detection auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most frequently featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on compact cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix P330. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Centre weighted Auto Focus", "Contrast Detection Auto Focus", "Multi Point Auto Focus" and "Tracking Auto Focus" are also featured on this Nikon camera.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Similar spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years have minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of between 5mm and 39mm. With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24 millimeters, the Nikon Coolpix P330 has a fairly short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix P330.

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Quite Small ISO Sensitivity (min)

With an ISO sensitivity (min) of only 80, the Nikon Coolpix P330 has a fairly small ISO sensitivity (min) compared to most of the other cameras that have been available for more than two years. Compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix P330 have ISO sensitivity (min)s of between 10 and 160, and the average ISO sensitivity (min) is 93.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

Compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix P330 have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.3 and 22. At only 1.8, the Nikon Coolpix P330 has a very small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix P330.

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12 Reasons Against

Quite Small Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of digital cameras of this spec and age is 11x. With a digital zoom of only 2 times zoom factor, the Coolpix P330's digital zoom is one of the smallest amongst compact cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix P330.

There are a number of alternative 2x digital zoom digital cameras currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the X10[pl_1150_price], or the FinePix F770EXR[pl_383572_price] both from Fujifilm.

If this digital camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the DMC-LX7[pl_2071996_price] (2.8x), or the Lumix DMC-FX77[pl_1836487_price] (4x) both from Panasonic which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Like most of the other cameras of this age and type, the Nikon Coolpix P330 does not support video capability.

We compared all the other cameras which also support video capability to this camera and we think the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], or the Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F[plb_1413690_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Nikon Coolpix P330 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago also do not support wi-Fi.

We compared all the other cameras which also support wi-Fi to this camera and we think the Sony DSC-WX200[plb_1609944_price], or the Fujifilm X100T[plb_3180325_price] is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

The Nikon Coolpix P330 is not waterproof. Most of the other compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Coolpix P330 are also not waterproof.

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Heavy

The Nikon Coolpix P330 is one of the heavier compact cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix P330 (200 grams) amongst cameras of this age. The weights of digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix P330 range from 20g to 840g.

Digital cameras with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the Fujifilm F660EXR[plb_1409997_price] (196g).

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Only Features One Flash Modes

The Coolpix P330 has a greater number of flash modes than most cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix P330.

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Only Has Two Shooting Modess

The Nikon Coolpix P330 has a greater number of shooting modes than most compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. This camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most frequently found shooting modes found on compact cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix P330. The shooting modes "Scene" is also found on this Nikon digital camera.

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Very Few Total Megapixels

With a total megapixels of only 12.76 megapixels, the Coolpix P330 has one of the less total megapixelss amongst cameras of this age. Compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years have total megapixelss of between 10MP and 48MP.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Coolpix P330 have internal memorys of between 6.9MB and 8.2GB, and the average internal memory is 300MB. The Nikon Coolpix P330 has a quite small internal memory (only 15 megabytes) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Coolpix P330.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the similar spec cameras that have been around for more than two years the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 18mm to 1,000mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 250mm. With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 120 millimeters, the Nikon Coolpix P330 has one of the shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s amongst cameras of this age.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture Number

The Coolpix P330 has one of the bigger maximum aperture numbers (only 5.6) amongst digital cameras of this age. The biggest maximum aperture number of comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Coolpix P330 is 1.8 and the smallest is 72.

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Only Features Three Light Meterings

The number of light metering modes featured on the Coolpix P330 is more than most compact cameras that were released more than two years ago. This digital camera features an Spot light metering, which is the most commonly featured light metering featured on digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the Coolpix P330. The light meterings "Centre-weighted" and "Evaluative (Multi-pattern)" are also featured on this Nikon camera.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Nikon Coolpix P330

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camera has been on the market for over four years.

Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Nikon Coolpix P330 has a pretty standard optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 5x optical zoom digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the S110[pl_1462073_price], or the PowerShot A3300 IS[pl_66875_price] both from Canon.

Cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might also be worth looking at include the Canon 150[plb_2176458_price] (8x), or the Sony DSC-QX10[plb_2136113_price] (10x) which also has a higher rating.

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MOS Sensor Type

The Nikon Coolpix P330 has a MOS sensor type which is better than most cameras of this spec and age. Most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it have a CCD sensor type.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available which you might also want to consider including the DSC-QX10[pl_2136113_price], or the DSC-WX200[pl_1609944_price] both from Sony or the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] which has better reviews.

Cameras with a better sensor type that might also be worth considering include the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS[plb_66875_price] (CCD) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Megapixel

The Nikon Coolpix P330 has a relatively standard megapixel (12.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the Coolpix P330.

If this Nikon camera megapixel is too low for you then you might also want to look at the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS[plb_2110760_price] (16MP).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
Camera
3D
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Multi-Shot
Camera File System
Tripod Mountable
Camera Playback
Scene Modes
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity

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Expert Reviews

(38)
26 November 2013

With smartphones taking over the low-end compact camera market, manufacturers have been striking back with feature-rich top-tier compacts. These cameras out-perform the smartest of phones by... Read more…

5 September 2013

Digital Life News Technology News Cameras DateSeptember 5, 2013 (1) Read later This 12.2-megapixel compact camera has a 24mm-120mm image-stabilised lens, all fitted into a pocket-size... Read more…

5 September 2013

This camera is brilliant. Like its sibling, the larger P7700, it goes to the top of the compact camera rating list. Highly recommended. And the local price is in line with the US price...

1 August 2013

High image quality, even better videos and competitively priced, but performance is a letdown...

29 July 2013

Well, there aren't too many negative aspects that might keep you away from getting your hands on Nikon Coolpix P330 Point and Shoot Camera. With 12.2MP sensor with 5x Optical Zoom Nikkor lens,...

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User Reviews

(105)

I bought this camera from Adorama, but I'm so strongly negative on it that I felt compelled to review it here on Amazon... No auto-rotate... Have fun rotating all your images if you decide to... Read more…

Reviewed 8 March 2016 by LENARD K.
(Verified Purchase)

Fast shipping and as advertised...

Reviewed 18 February 2016 by Chris
(Verified Purchase)

Great camera, excellent macro for the price, but the refurbished one i purchased has a problem with the card reader just not reconizing any card whenever it wants. started happening after the 90... Read more…

Reviewed 28 January 2016 by Doyenman
(Verified Purchase)

The camera is an "import model" Nikon...

Reviewed 21 January 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Ordered mine used, but couldn't be happier with it. Looks new to me - no noticeable cosmetic flaws. It has worked flawlessly so far. Love option to get RAW files from such a small package. Low... Read more…

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