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Nikon Coolpix P530

£228.03
£163.99 £64.04 cheaper than 4 days ago
vido.com.ua Recommended Camera Labs Recommended Ephotozine Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
A great value for money and multi award winning bridge digital camera, great for wildlife photography
Bridge 16.1MP 42x Yes Jan 2016
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Nikon Coolpix P530 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix P530 number 25 across all digital cameras.
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477 Reviews + 4 Awards
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Good Features
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19 Months Old
Overall Score
80
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 94% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received four awards including a "Recommended" award from Ephotozine plus three other sites. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report good video capture, picture quality and it is easy to use.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite big optical zoom
1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution
Heavy
Quite small viewfinder screen size

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this Nikon digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for wildlife photography, ranking number 9 in wildlife photography cameras. However good for sports photography, ranking number 20 in sports photography cameras as well being good for portrait photography, ranking number 20 in portrait photography cameras.
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Nikon Coolpix P530 Video Reviews


How Big is the Nikon Coolpix P530?

The Nikon Coolpix P530 is 122.8mm wide and 98.2mm tall. It is 84.1mm deep and weighs 494g.

Nikon Coolpix P530 front dimensions
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Nikon Coolpix P530 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Four Industry Awards

The writers at websites Ephotozine, Camera Labs, PhotographyBlog.com and Vido.com.ua all recommend this Nikon digital camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

The average expert rating of this digital camera is 79 out of 100 based on eight expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Techradar and Camera Labs.

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User Reviews Are Excellent

Coolpix P530 owners on average rated this digital camera 90%. Over 92% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 94% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report Good Video Capture

12 owners who reviewed it thought it was good for video recording.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

141 owners who reviewed this digital camera thought it was able to produce good images and four owners concluded that the product was good in low light.

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

83 people said in their reviews that the product was easy to use, seven people who bought the product said that it was easy to use the menus and seven owners wrote in their reviews that the product was comfortable and easy to hold. two customers who bought it agreed that it had a good interface.

Customers Report Excellent Design

17 owners who purchased the product reckoned that it was good looking.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

31 owners who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix P530 agreed that it was good value for money.

Users Report Superior Product Quality

37 owners who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix P530 agreed that it was good quality.

Customers Report Great Technical Features

13 owners concluded that it had good features.

Nikon Has Very Good Reviews for Its Cameras

We checked 30,771 expert and owner reviews (including 6,974 verified purchases) for Nikon cameras and found that on average Nikon has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Nikon has very good ratings specifically for its digital cameras. 96% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report it is a Good Size

10 people who reviewed it mentioned that it was lightweight, seven customers who purchased it reckoned that it was compact and two owners who reviewed it thought it was easy to carry around.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

40 people said in their reviews that the product had a good zoom, five customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good autofocus and three customers said in their reviews that the product had a good lens.

Users Report it is Robust

Two owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was well made and two customers agreed that this digital camera was strong and durable.

Customers Report a Good Flash

Three customers who bought the product reckoned that it had a good flash.

Users Report Great Technical Guidance

Two people wrote that the Nikon Coolpix P530 had good technical guidance.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Nine people who bought this digital camera thought it had a good viewfinder.

Customers Report Good Battery Life

Eight people who bought it thought it had a good battery life.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has average features. However at £163.99 it is cheaper than 74% of cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Nikon Coolpix P530 and the United Kingdom price of £163.99 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $225.00 (£293.11).

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Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Nikon Coolpix P530 of 16.1MP is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

The Coolpix P530's optical zoom of 42x is fairly big compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 14% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Coolpix P530 of 3 is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon Coolpix P530 has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of digital cameras.

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Heavy

Across all the cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Coolpix P530 of 494g is in the heaviest 18% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Small Viewfinder Screen Size

The smallest viewfinder screen size of digital cameras is 0.17", the largest is 8", and the average viewfinder screen size is 0.41". The viewfinder screen size of the Coolpix P530 of only 0.2" is very small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 2% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Fairly High Display Resolution

Across all the digital cameras the display resolutions range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 590,000 pixels. The Coolpix P530's display resolution of 921,000 pixels is in the highest 25% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Coolpix P530 has a pre-flash. 95% of digital cameras do not have a pre-flash.

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Fairly Long Battery Recharge Time

The Nikon Coolpix P530's battery recharge time of 4.17h is in the longest 12% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the battery recharge times range from 1.8h to 5h, and the average battery recharge time is 3.1h.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Coolpix P530 has a carrying case. 89% of digital cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Coolpix P530 does not have a GPS (satellite). 90% of digital cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The closest focusing distance of the Coolpix P530 of only 0.01m is in the smallest 16% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Coolpix P530's image sensor size of 0.435" is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Coolpix P530 of 3" is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Still Image Resolution

This camera supports a still image resolution of 4608 x 3456|4608 x 3072|4608 x 2592|3456 x 3456|3264 x 2448|2272 x 1704|1920 x 1080|1600 x 1200|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on cameras.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix P530 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 75% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of digital cameras range from 0.72x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. The Coolpix P530's digital zoom of only 4x is in the smallest 16% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Coolpix P530's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 1,000mm is fairly long compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the longest 8% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Age

Released 19 Months Ago

Nikon released the Coolpix P530 in January 2016.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00018208939909, 00639767683036, 00845251050509, 08033737553763, 08431016653010

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