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Nikon Coolpix S31

75

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Nikon Coolpix S31

£73.99
Nikon Coolpix S31
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PhotographyBlog.com Recommended besteproduct.nl 3.5 Star
A cheap and award winning compact digital camera, good for landscape photography
Compact 10.1MP 3x Yes Feb 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Nikon Coolpix S31 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S31 number 375 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
33 Reviews + 2 Awards
88
Value for Money
Very Good
62
Features
Good Features
60
Age
5 Years Old
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has good user reviews but ok expert reviews. 74% of buyers recommended this camera to others. This digital camera has received two awards including a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com and an industry award from Besteproduct.nl. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2018.
Customers report it is easy to use, it is reasonably priced and it is robust.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Very small optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Sturdy, simple and fun, the 10-megapixel COOLPIX s31 is a camera for all the family.\
\\Packed with exciting features and designed to fit comfortably in any pair of hands, it is so simple to operate that everyone from grandparents to kids will enjoy using it. shockproof, waterproof and dustproof, the COOLPIX s31 it can be used practically anywhere.\
\\The function menu uses bold, colourful icons for easy navigation and large, dedicated one-touch buttons make it simple to take a photo or start filming a video clip. automatic anti-blur technology ensures sharp shots of even the fastest-moving friends or relatives.\
\\Fun in-camera filters can keep everyone entertained for hours as they add their own special touches to the photos they ve taken.\
\\The COOLPIX s31 welcome to the family
Lower than average megapixels
Only 3648 x 2736 pixels image resolution

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the Coolpix S31 with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 202 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 213 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for portrait photography, ranking number 169 in portrait photography cameras.
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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 S31 Video Reviews

How Big is the Nikon Coolpix S31?

The Nikon Coolpix S31 is 105.4mm wide and 64.8mm tall. It is 41.5mm deep and weighs 185g.

Nikon Coolpix S31 front dimensions
Nikon Coolpix S31 size in context

Nikon Coolpix S31 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Two Industry Awards

The editor of one expert review site concluded that they would recommend this Nikon digital camera. This was from PhotographyBlog.com who gave it an "Recommended".

The expert at one additional expert review site thought that this Nikon camera was very good. This was from Besteproduct.nl who gave it an "3.5 Star".

Average Expert Reviews

Based on 12 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and Techradar the average expert rating of this digital camera is 66%.

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Average Owner Reviews

On average, people who bought this digital camera rated it as 75 out of 100. 74% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Nikon Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

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

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Six people who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix S31 considered that it was easy to use.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Three people who reviewed the product concluded that it was good value for money.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Four people who reviewed it agreed that it was good at resisting water ingress and two owners mentioned in their reviews that it was strong and durable.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

Two customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was good quality.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Seven customers who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix S31 reckoned that it was able to produce good images.

Value For Money

Great Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £73.99 it is in the cheapest 5% of digital cameras.

Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This camera was released in February 2013.

Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The average megapixels of all cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP. The Coolpix S31's sensor megapixels of only 10.1MP is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 89% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 3648 X 2736 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Coolpix S31 is 3648 x 2736 pixels. That's 37% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Coolpix S31 of only 3x is smaller than 84% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Coolpix S31 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S31 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Lower Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Coolpix S31 of only 1,600 is lower than 96% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The ISO sensitivities (max) of cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Nikon Coolpix S31's minimum aperture number of 3.3 is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 85% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Weight

The Nikon Coolpix S31's weight of 185g is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 57% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix S31 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Does Not Have an External Flash Connector

The Coolpix S31 does not have an external flash connector. 86% of cameras also do not have an external flash connector.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of cameras range from 1" to 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The Coolpix S31's display diagonal of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 18% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Coolpix S31 features noise reduction, unlike 91% of cameras which do not feature noise reduction.

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Very Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Coolpix S31 of 29mm is longer than 96% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Shock Proof

The Coolpix S31 is shock proof, which is unusual. 97% of cameras are not shock proof.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Coolpix S31 features brightness adjustment. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Waterproof

The Nikon Coolpix S31 is waterproof, which is unusual. 92% of cameras are not waterproof.

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Smaller Than Average Image Sensor Size

Digital cameras have image sensor sizes of between 0.25" and 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.47". The image sensor size of the Coolpix S31 of only 0.345" is smaller than 97% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Nikon Coolpix S31's maximum aperture number of 5.9 is larger than 65% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix S31 has a tripod mount, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Very Low Waterproof Up to

Cameras have waterproof (up to) of between 3m and 100m, and the average waterproof up to is 14m. The waterproof up to of the Nikon Coolpix S31 of only 5m is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 66% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

Like most other cameras, the Coolpix S31 does not have an HDMI. 55% of cameras do not have an HDMI.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Nikon Coolpix S31 of 4x is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 60% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Smile Detection

The Nikon Coolpix S31 features smile detection. 89% of cameras do not feature smile detection.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Coolpix S31 does not support Full HD video. 76% of cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix S31's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 84% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon nikcpaw130yw31, nikon coolpixs31br, ncs123

Barcodes:

00018208264063, 00018208264070, 00018208934409, 00018208934447, 00018208934485, 00018208934522, 00018208934546, 00018208995974, 00018208996001, 00636983468553, 03662362034931, 04960759139412, 05053086339880, 08033737552148, 08033737552155, 08033737552162, 08033737552858, 08033737552865

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