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Nikon Coolpix S3600

Techradar Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended
A fairly highly rated compact camera with good features but high running costs
Compact 20.1MP 8x Yes Nov 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Nikon Coolpix S3600 Review

With very good features and reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S3600 number 451 across all digital cameras.
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32 Reviews
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2 Years Old
Overall Score
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Average

Why Has it Scored 53?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 76%, based on 32 reviews. Canon digital cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report it is fairly priced, product quality and it is easy to use.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
Quite high megapixels sensor
Very small digital zoom
Does not feature bluetooth

Nikon Coolpix S3600 Video Reviews


How Big is the Nikon Coolpix S3600?

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 is 97.1mm wide and 57.9mm tall. It is 19.9mm deep and weighs 125g.

Nikon Coolpix S3600 front dimensions

Nikon Coolpix S3600 size in context

Nikon Coolpix S3600 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

Six experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Techradar and Camera Labs have rated this digital camera on average 71 out of 100.

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Good User Reviews

On average, based on 26 user reviews this Nikon camera has an overall user rating of 86%. Over 83% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Nikon Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 30,611 user and expert reviews (including 6,994 verified purchases), Nikon has very good reviews for its cameras. 95% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Two customers wrote in their reviews that it was good value for money.

  • Great on auto, fits in the palm of your hand, for fun, or for learners, or to slip in your handbag, easily charged and simple to upload your shots, good value for money, perfect…
  • Excellent value…
    Mz/x (Amazon) - April 2015

Users Report Great Product Quality

Five people concluded that this digital camera was good quality.

  • Images quality is fine for sharing on the web, with good colour reproduction…
  • If you're looking for a small, stylish and simple snapper and aren't too demanding when it comes to low light image quality or continuous shooting speed…
  • Incredible camera picture quality is fantastic and with 20 million pixels you can't go wrong !
    Emac (Amazon) - March 2015
  • Good pictures, battery life, quality design…
    Mz/x (Amazon) - April 2015
  • The image quality is fine…
    Mz/x (Amazon) - April 2015

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Two people who bought the Nikon Coolpix S3600 agreed that it was easy to use and two customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to setup.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Two customers who reviewed the product thought it was good looking.

Customers Report Great Battery Life

Two owners wrote in their reviews that it had a good battery life.

  • Good pictures, battery life, quality design…
    Mz/x (Amazon) - April 2015
  • The bonus is the battery and charger supplied with it, which means no more fiddling changing batteries…

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

10 customers mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix S3600 was able to produce good images.

  • Images quality is fine for sharing on the web, with good colour reproduction…
  • If you're looking for a small, stylish and simple snapper and aren't too demanding when it comes to low light image quality or continuous shooting speed…
  • If you want a portable camera which takes better pictures than your phone on a budget, go for it…
    Mz/x (Amazon) - April 2015
  • Sometimes produces the odd low quality image.) What's it like? It's smaller than the average phone these days…
    Mz/x (Amazon) - April 2015
  • Here's the good - it takes decent pictures outside on a very sunny day of still landscapes…
    Trace (Amazon) - May 2016
  • The pictures are rarely as good as a mobile phone…
    Trace (Amazon) - May 2016
  • The photos are nice and clear…
    Amanda (Amazon) - August 2016
  • Incredible camera picture quality is fantastic…
    Emac (Amazon) - March 2015
  • Good pictures, battery life, quality design…
    Mz/x (Amazon) - April 2015
  • Excellent fit anywhere camera, not much bigger than my phone, nice pictures too…

Features

5152 X 3864 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Coolpix S3600 is 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 resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Quite High Megapixels Sensor

Digital cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Coolpix S3600 of 20.1MP is in the highest 18% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Coolpix S3600's optical zoom of 8x is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 43% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Coolpix S3600 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of digital cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Coolpix S3600's minimum aperture number of 3.7 is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 28% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average ISO Sensitivity (max)

The ISO sensitivity (max) of the Coolpix S3600 of 3,200 is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 30% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Light

The Coolpix S3600's weight of only 125g is in the lightest 20% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Digital cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix S3600 has a built-in flash, as do 66% of cameras.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Coolpix S3600 of only 4x is in the smallest 15% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The digital zooms of digital cameras range from 0.72x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix S3600 supports a maximum still image resolution of 5152 x 3864. That's 25% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456. This Nikon camera also supports still image resolutions of 5120 x 2880, 3648 x 2736, 2272 x 1704 plus 2 more values. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 features brightness adjustment. 79% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Fairly Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The maximum memory card size of the Coolpix S3600 of 64GB is quite large compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 15% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Digital cameras have maximum memory card sizes of between 1GB and 2.1TB, and the average maximum memory card size is 48GB.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most other cameras, the Coolpix S3600 does not feature bluetooth. 96% of digital cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 has a GPS (satellite), unlike 90% of digital cameras which do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix S3600 features multi-shot function, unlike 91% of digital cameras which do not feature multi-shot function.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Coolpix S3600 of 0.435" is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 36% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Narrow Field of View

The Coolpix S3600's field of view of only 97% is quite narrow compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the narrowest 9% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The average field of view of all digital cameras is 100%, with the narrowest being 1.5% and the widest being 170%.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Coolpix S3600 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 89% of cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Coolpix S3600 has a pre-flash, which is unusual. 95% of digital cameras do not have a pre-flash.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 does not have an HDMI. 55% of digital cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix S3600 has a tripod mount. 75% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Coolpix S3600 has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 84% of digital cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Coolpix S3600 of 2.7" is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 27% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Coolpix S3600 has a wrist strap, which is unusual. 93% of cameras do not have a wrist strap.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most other cameras, the Nikon Coolpix S3600 does not support Wi-Fi. 72% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera was released in November 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon coolpxs3600s, info vna553e1

Barcodes:

00018208264148, 00018208264513, 00018208939046, 00018208939091, 00845251089820, 04960759143006, 05054230448830, 05054230448854, 08033737554067, 08033737554098

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