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Nikon Coolpix S3600

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Nikon Coolpix S3600
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A top-rated and newly released compact digital camera, good for everyday photography
Compact 20.1MP 8x Yes Dec 2014
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Nikon Coolpix S3600 Review

Released 3 years ago and with outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S3600 number 144 across all digital cameras and number 193 in best selling cameras.
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Reviews
44 Reviews
63
Value for Money
Good
87
Features
Fully-Featured
92
Age
11 Months Old
82
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 82?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 76%, based on 44 reviews. Looking across the entire Canon camera range, the average reviews for all Canon cameras are also excellent.
With it being less than a year since it was released by Nikon, this digital camera features some of the latest digital camera technology. View the latest cameras 2018.
Customers report it is fairly priced, excellent product quality and that it is easy to use.
This digital camera has some great features:
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
Average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Slimline styling
8X NIKKOR OPTICAL ZOOM LENS
Greater stability for sharper shots
20 MP CCD IMAGE SENSOR
Retouch menu
CRISP HD (720p) VIDEO RECORDING

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 111 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for portrait photography, ranking number 102 in portrait photography cameras as well being very good for landscape photography, ranking number 113 in landscape photography cameras.
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Sports Photography
Good
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Wildlife Photography
Good
75
Portrait Photography
Very Good
74
Landscape Photography
Very Good
76
Everyday Photography
Very Good

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 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this digital camera is 71% based on six expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Techradar and Camera Labs.

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Good Owner Reviews

Based on 36 owner reviews this Nikon digital camera has an average owner rating of 86%. Over 83% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Nikon Has Excellent Reviews for Its Cameras

Based on 41,276 expert and owner reviews (including 11,061 verified purchases), Nikon has excellent reviews for its digital cameras. 95% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two people who purchased it concluded that it was good value for money.

  • Excellent value…
    Mz/x (Amazon) - April 2015
  • 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…

Customers Report Good Product Quality

Five owners concluded that it 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
  • The image quality is fine…
    Mz/x (Amazon) - April 2015
  • Good pictures, battery life, quality design…
    Mz/x (Amazon) - April 2015

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Two people wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to use and two owners said in their reviews that it was easy to setup.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

11 owners thought 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…
  • The pictures are rarely as good as a mobile phone…
    Trace (Amazon) - May 2016
  • The photos are nice and clear…
    Amanda (Amazon) - August 2016
  • A few tweaks of the right settings and you could get perfect pictures…
  • Incredible camera picture quality is fantastic…
    Emac (Amazon) - March 2015
  • The image quality is fine…
    Mz/x (Amazon) - April 2015
  • The pictures look good on the wall…
    Mz/x (Amazon) - April 2015
  • Good pictures, battery life, quality design…
    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

Customers Report Nice Design

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was good looking.

Users Report Superior Battery Life

Two owners who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix S3600 considered 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…

Age

Released 11 Months Ago

Nikon released the Coolpix S3600 in March 2017.

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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 a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Digital cameras resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The Nikon Coolpix S3600's sensor megapixels of 20.1MP is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 82% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The megapixels of digital cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Nikon Coolpix S3600's optical zoom of 8x is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 56% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Nikon Coolpix S3600 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. The best resolution of all digital cameras 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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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S3600 has an image stabilizer. 78% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Larger Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Coolpix S3600's minimum aperture number of 3.7 is in the largest 7% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

Digital cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 15,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Coolpix S3600 of only 3,200 is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 28% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Light

The weights of digital cameras range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Coolpix S3600 of only 125g is in the lightest 19% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

The Coolpix S3600 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Coolpix S3600's image sensor size of 0.435" is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 51% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of digital cameras range from 1" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The display diagonal of the Nikon Coolpix S3600 of only 2.7" is smaller than 76% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 has a wrist strap, unlike 91% of digital cameras which do not have a wrist strap.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix S3600 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Has a Pre-Flash

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

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 does not support Wi-Fi. 69% of digital cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Very Narrow Field of View

Across all the digital cameras the field of views range from 92% to 1,000%, and the average field of view is 100%. The Nikon Coolpix S3600's field of view of only 97% is narrower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the narrowest 9% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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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 over six times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1712 x 1712. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

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

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Coolpix S3600 features brightness adjustment. 78% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Very Low Display Resolution

Across all the digital cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 610,000 pixels. The Coolpix S3600's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is lower than 75% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Coolpix S3600 does not feature bluetooth. 95% of digital cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Coolpix S3600 has a carrying case, unlike 88% of digital cameras which do not have a carrying case.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Memory Card Size

The smallest maximum memory card size of digital cameras is 1GB, the largest is 260GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 43GB. The maximum memory card size of the Coolpix S3600 of 64GB is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 14% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Coolpix S3600 has a vari-angle LCD display. 83% of digital cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Only 230 Battery Life

The Coolpix S3600 is a camera that takes 230 shots battery life.

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Only 2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 has a self-timer. 82% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other digital cameras, the Nikon Coolpix S3600 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of digital cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 features multi-shot function. 90% of digital cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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

The Coolpix S3600's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 25mm is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 31% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Coolpix S3600's digital zoom of 4x is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 56% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon 0018208939121, nikon 0018208939046, nikon 018208939121, s3600red

Barcodes:

00018208264148, 00018208264551, 00018208879663, 00018208939015, 00018208939046, 00018208939091, 00018208939121, 00018208939176, 00018208939206, 04960759142986, 04960759142993, 04960759143006, 05054230448823, 05054230448830, 05054230448854, 05054230448885, 08033737554067, 08033737554074, 08033737554081, 08033737554098, 08033737554104

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