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Nikon Coolpix S2900

£99.00
PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
A great value for money and award winning compact digital camera, good for portrait photography
Compact 20.1MP 5x No Aug 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Nikon Coolpix S2900 Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S2900 number 36 across all digital cameras.
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Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has good user reviews but ok expert reviews with an average overall rating of 70%, based on 23 reviews. This digital camera has received a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this digital camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report is easy to use.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
Quite high megapixels sensor
Does not support Wi-Fi
Does not have a GPS (satellite)

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 good for portrait photography, ranking number 33 in portrait photography cameras. It is also mediocre for everyday photography, ranking number 44 in everyday photography cameras as well being mediocre for landscape photography, ranking number 58 in landscape photography cameras.
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Should You Buy it Now?

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Nikon Coolpix S2900 Video Reviews


How Big is the Nikon Coolpix S2900?

The Nikon Coolpix S2900 is 94.5mm wide and 58.6mm tall. It is 19.8mm deep and weighs 119g.

Nikon Coolpix S2900 front dimensions

Nikon Coolpix S2900 size in context

Nikon Coolpix S2900 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

The editor of website PhotographyBlog.com said that concluded that they would recommend this camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on two expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine the average expert rating of this Nikon digital camera is 65%.

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Average User Reviews

Coolpix S2900 owners on average rated this camera 77 out of 100. 3 reviewers (89% of all reviewers) gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Nikon Has Very Good Digital Camera Reviews

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

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

Two people wrote in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix S2900 was easy to use.

Users Report Excellent Design

Two customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was neat.


Value For Money

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Nikon Coolpix S2900 and the United Kingdom price of £99.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $100.89 (£131.34).

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Features

5152 X 3864 Pixels Image Resolution

The Coolpix S2900 has a maximum image resolution of 5152 x 3864 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Quite High Megapixels Sensor

The Coolpix S2900's sensor megapixels of 20.1MP is fairly high compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 19% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Digital cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Coolpix S2900 of 5x is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Coolpix S2900 of 3.2 is fairly typical 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 a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix S2900 has a built-in flash. 66% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Very Light

The weight of the Coolpix S2900 of only 119g is quite light compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 16% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Digital cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Nikon Coolpix S2900 of 0.435" is relatively 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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Has a Self-Timer

The Coolpix S2900 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 82% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Coolpix S2900 does not support Wi-Fi. 72% of digital cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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5152 X 3864 Pixels Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Nikon Coolpix S2900 is 5152 x 3864 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. In addition, this Nikon digital camera supports still image resolutions of 5120 x 2880 pixels, 3648 x 2736 pixels, 2272 x 1704 pixels plus 2 more values. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 384 x 480 pixels (worst) to 6016 x 4016 pixels (best).

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Average Digital Zoom

The Coolpix S2900's digital zoom of 4x is pretty average 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 a Carrying Case

The Coolpix S2900 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 89% of digital cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other digital cameras, the Coolpix S2900 does not have a GPS (satellite). 90% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Very Low Display Resolution

Across all the cameras the display resolutions range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 590,000 pixels. The Nikon Coolpix S2900's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is in the lowest 21% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix S2900 has a tripod mount, unlike 75% of digital cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

Like most other cameras, the Coolpix S2900 does not have an HDMI. 55% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Coolpix S2900's display diagonal of only 2.7" is fairly small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 18% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of digital cameras is 0.5", the largest is 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Supports Direct Printing

The Nikon Coolpix S2900 supports direct printing, unlike 89% of cameras which do not support direct printing.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Nikon digital camera was released in August 2015.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon s2900rd, nikon s2900sl
Barcodes 00018208942381, 00018208942398, 00018208942404, 00018208942411, 00018208942428, 00018208998739, 00616348083232, 03662362044770, 04960759145901, 04960759145918, 08033737554937, 08033737554944, 08033737554951, 08033737554968, 08431016290413, 08431016290512

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