Close
Nikon Coolpix S3300
Nikon Coolpix S3300
32 Images + 30 Videos
Share on

Loading image...

42

Overall Score

Nikon Coolpix S3300

PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
An award winning compact digital camera with average features
Compact 16MP 6x Yes Dec 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Available from international sellers only

Notify Me When Available See International Prices
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe

Nikon Coolpix S3300 Review

With very good reviews but average features, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S3300 number 761 across all digital cameras.
71
107 Reviews + 1 Award
54
Average Features
39
3 Years Old
Overall Score
42
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 43?

It has very good user reviews but below average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 70%, based on 107 reviews. This digital camera has received a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, is a good size and is easy to use.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an image stabilizer
Has a built-in flash
Does not support Full HD video
Only 210 battery life

Nikon Coolpix S3300 Video Reviews


How Big is the Nikon Coolpix S3300?

The Nikon Coolpix S3300 is 94.8mm wide and 57.8mm tall. It is 19.5mm deep and weighs g.

Nikon Coolpix S3300 front dimensions

Nikon Coolpix S3300 size in context

Nikon Coolpix S3300 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

The editor of one expert review site concluded that they would endorse this camera. PhotographyBlog.com gave this Nikon camera a "Recommended" award.

Poor Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this camera is 60 out of 100 based on six expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Cameras.co.uk and Digital Versus. This puts this digital camera in the bottom 7% of all the digital cameras when ranked by average expert review score.

View all expert reviews

Owner Reviews Are Good

Based on 101 owner reviews this digital camera has an average owner rating of 87%. Over 84% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

View all user reviews

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

12 people who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was good value for money.

  • Its cheap lens produces some of the most distracting chromatic aberration we've seen…
    Reviewed.com April 2012
  • Try another camera if you want a cheap and cheerful point…
    Mr I (Amazon) - July 2014
  • Very good in the price range…
  • A very good price and liked the choice in colours…
    Cilla29 (Amazon) - September 2012
  • Great value and it seems to have a 1 yr guarantee!
    Jeni (Amazon) - June 2013
  • A famous named camera that does exactly what it says and more compared to others in a similar price range, solidly built, takes great pictures, easy to set up, small enough to carry with you…
    CRB (Amazon) - January 2013
  • Great product for the price…
  • Excellent camera fro the price…
    Eng (Amazon) - September 2013
  • Very pleased with my purchase and the price was amazingly low…
    Siobhan (Amazon) - February 2013
  • This is acceptable for the price…
    Mz/x (Amazon) - March 2013

Users Report it is a Good Size

10 people who purchased the product mentioned that it was compact, six owners who bought it reckoned that it was thin and four owners who bought the product mentioned that it was lightweight. three people who reviewed it thought it was easy to carry around.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

23 people agreed that the product was easy to use, four customers said that it was easy to use the menus and two owners who bought it concluded that it was easy to setup.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

37 customers who bought it reckoned that it was able to produce good images.

  • A real image stabiliser…
  • Overall resolution is poor as a result…
    Reviewed.com April 2012
  • WAS LOOKING FOR A REPLACEMENT CAMERA FOR EASY UPLOADING OF PICTURES ONTO THE PC…
  • Good quality photo's…
    LePipster (Amazon) - October 2012
  • SIMPLE AND STRAIGHT FORWARD CONTROLS, WITH GOOD RESULTING PICTURES ON FIRST TRY…
  • ONCE UPLOADED ONTO PC, WE FOUND THAT THE OVER BRIGHT PICTURE COULD BE TWEAKED TO YOUR PLEASURE, WE HAVE WINDOWS 7, PLUS WE HAVE NOT YET LOADED THE SUPPLIED DISC FOR FURTHER FINE CONTROL TWEAKS…
  • Good camera does what we want, slim size so can fit into pocket, picture quality is good, overall great item…
    M T Frost (Amazon) - February 2013
  • Pictures it takes are not great…
    Mr I (Amazon) - July 2014
  • Pictures are nice clear…
    Allison (Amazon) - August 2013
  • It is slim and lightweight and has a range of good options for taking photos…

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

12 owners wrote in their reviews that the product was good quality.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Five customers mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix S3300 was good looking.

Nikon Has Very Good Reviews for Its Cameras

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

Users Report it is Robust

Two customers said in their reviews that the product was well made.

  • It's a lovely little camera, very portable with good build quality and switches on very fast…
    Nigel (Amazon) - January 2014
  • A famous named camera that does exactly what it says and more compared to others in a similar price range, solidly built, takes great pictures, easy to set up, small enough to carry with you…
    CRB (Amazon) - January 2013
  • Pretty and impressively robust!
    Rachel (Amazon) - March 2013

Customers Report a Good Flash

Two owners who bought this digital camera reckoned that it had a good flash.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Four people who purchased the product thought it had a good zoom and three people wrote in their reviews that it had a good lens.


Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Nikon Coolpix S3300 of 16MP is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

What does "megapixels" mean? Less Edit

Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Coolpix S3300 of 6x is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

What does "optical zoom" mean? Less Edit

Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Nikon Coolpix S3300's minimum aperture number of 3.5 is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

What does "minimum aperture number" mean? Less Edit

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S3300 has an image stabilizer. 77% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

What is an image stabilizer? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix S3300 has a built-in flash. 66% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

What is a built-in flash? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Nikon Coolpix S3300 of 0.435" is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

What does "image sensor size" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Has a Pre-Flash

The Coolpix S3300 has a pre-flash, which is unusual. 95% of digital cameras do not have a pre-flash.

What is a pre-flash? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Coolpix S3300 has a vari-angle LCD display. 84% of digital cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

What is a vari-angle LCD display? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Coolpix S3300 of 4x is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

What does "digital zoom" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

4608 X 3456 Pixels Still Image Resolution

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

What does "still image resolution" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Features Contrast Adjustment

The Coolpix S3300 features contrast adjustment, which is unusual. 83% of digital cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

What is contrast adjustment? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Average Display Diagonal

The Coolpix S3300's display diagonal of 2.7" is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Features Brightness Adjustment

The Coolpix S3300 features brightness adjustment, unlike 79% of cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

What is brightness adjustment? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most other digital cameras, the Coolpix S3300 does not support Full HD video. 75% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

What is Full HD video? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Only 210 Battery Life

Most digital cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life, including the Nikon Coolpix S3300 which takes 210 battery life.

What does "battery life" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix S3300 has a tripod mount, unlike 75% of digital cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

What is a tripod mount? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Video Out

The Coolpix S3300 does not have a video out. 100% of cameras also do not have a video out.

What is a video out? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Nikon Coolpix S3300 supports video capability, unlike 67% of digital cameras which do not support video capability.

What is video capability? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix S3300 features multi-shot function. 91% of digital cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

What is multi-shot function? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Nikon released the Coolpix S3300 in December 2013.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon s3300r, nikon 26309, nikon 26313
Barcodes 00018208263097, 00018208263103, 00018208263110, 00018208263127, 00018208263134, 00018208264766, 00018208925957, 00018208925988, 00018208926039, 00018208926046, 00018208926084, 00018208926114, 00018208926169, 00018208926206, 00018208926237, 00018208933952, 03610170770657, 03610170770664, 03610170778370, 03610170779704, 03610170826606, 03610170846161, 04960759132307, 04960759132321, 04960759132352, 08033737552353, 08033737552360, 08033737552377, 08033737552384, 08033737552391

Other Popular Comparisons With The Nikon Coolpix S3300

Frequently Asked Questions About the Nikon Coolpix S3300

744mm longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Larger maximum aperture number
Higher display resolution (numeric)
Vastly smaller digital zoom
Better user reviews
Larger maximum aperture number
404mm longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
A lot larger minimum aperture number

Feedback