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Nikon Coolpix S3200

Nikon Coolpix S3200
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A classic and good spec compact camera
Compact 16MP 6x No Feb 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Nikon Coolpix S3200 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the Nikon Coolpix S3200 as follows:
81
Reviews
10 Reviews
74
Features
Good Features
62
Age
5 Years Old
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It has below average expert reviews and below average user reviews with an average overall rating of 60%. Praktica cameras have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report it is fairly priced, excellent design and product quality.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Smaller than average optical zoom
High performance meets ultra-slim elegance \
\\Elegant styling and a 19.5 mm (0.8 in.) ultra-slim body skillfully conceal true functional beauty and advanced performance. quality craftsmanship is readily apparent from all angles. A lineup of eight available colors lets you best match the camera to your personal style.\<br>\<br> wide-angle 6x optical zoom \
\\A 6x optical zoom NIKKOR lens with 26 mm wide-angle coverage lets you shoot everything from group shots and architecture to close-ups. and, paired with nikon\'s electronic VR image stabilization, it helps you capture consistently sharp and beautiful pictures.\<br>\<br> special effects and filter effects for adding a creative touch \
Only 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

56
Portrait Photography
Average
56
Landscape Photography
Average
43
Everyday Photography
Mediocre
33
Sports Photography
Mediocre
25
Wildlife Photography
Mediocre

Nikon Coolpix S3200 Video Reviews

Nikon Coolpix S3200 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Poor Expert Reviews

This Nikon digital camera received a rating of 60 out of 100 from expert review site Ephotozine. The expert review sites don't rate this camera very highly.

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Poor Owner Reviews

The average owner rating of this digital camera is 60% based on 9 owner reviews. This puts this camera in the bottom 4% of all the cameras when ranked by average owner review score.

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Very Good Brand

We checked 40,636 owner and expert reviews (including 10,692 verified purchases) for Nikon cameras and found that on average Nikon has very good reviews. 96% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Four customers who reviewed it concluded that it was good value for money.

  • Its slim body and low price make it an ideal camera for the casual user who likes to take pictures w…
    Ephotozine February 2013
  • The build quality and design are good for the price…
  • Because this renders last year's model obsolete, you can get a very good deal by buying a used model, which typically halves in price when its replacement appears…
  • Fine for the price…
    Dee (Amazon) - January 2014

Customers Report Excellent Design

Two owners reckoned that it was well designed.

Users Report Good Product Quality

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Five owners who purchased this digital camera thought it was able to produce good images.

Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This digital camera was released in February 2013.

Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Coolpix S3200 of 16MP is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 49% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on cameras.

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Smaller Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Coolpix S3200 of only 6x is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 79% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Coolpix S3200 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all cameras the best resolution is 3840 x 3840 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Nikon Coolpix S3200's minimum aperture number of 3.5 is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 6% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The ISO sensitivities (max) of cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Coolpix S3200 of only 3,200 is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 25% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix S3200 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of digital cameras.

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Very Light

The lightest camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Coolpix S3200 of only 128g is in the lightest 22% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Nikon Coolpix S3200 of 0.435" is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 20% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Nikon Coolpix S3200's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 156mm is in the longest 24% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Coolpix S3200 of 6.5 is in the largest 16% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The Coolpix S3200's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is in the lowest 16% of all cameras when ranked 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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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Coolpix S3200's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 26mm is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is longer than 73% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Coolpix S3200 does not feature bluetooth, although it is worth noting that 95% of digital cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most other cameras, the Nikon Coolpix S3200 does not support Wi-Fi. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Coolpix S3200 does not support Full HD video. 76% of cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

Like most other cameras, the Nikon Coolpix S3200 does not have an HDMI. 55% of cameras do not have an HDMI.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix S3200 supports a maximum still image resolution of 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. The worst resolution of all cameras is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Coolpix S3200 of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 79% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The average display diagonal of all cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 1" and the largest being 7.7".

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Only 210 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Coolpix S3200 which takes 210 battery life.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Nikon Coolpix S3200 features multi burst mode. 87% of cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Coolpix S3200 of 4x is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 68% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon 25518

Barcodes:

00018208927128, 00018208927142, 00018208927166

Frequently Asked Questions About the Nikon Coolpix S3200

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