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Nikon Coolpix S3600 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 20.1MP 8x CCD Nov 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Release Date
Nikon has good digital camera reviews
Supports video recording
Does not support Wi-Fi

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Nikon Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

Based on 25,534 expert and owner reviews (including 3,033 verified purchases), Nikon has good ratings for its digital cameras. Nikon also has good ratings specifically within its high megapixel cameras range compared to other manufacturers. 97% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 supports video recording. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also support video recording.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

Nikon released the Coolpix S3600 in April 2017.


Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also have a built-in flash.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a built-in flash and we think the D5300 (£318.99), and the Coolpix S3400 both from Nikon or the Canon IXUS 275 HS which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Coolpix S3600 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago which support Wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in other cameras which also support Wi-Fi including the Sony DSC-QX10, or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for more than two years, the Coolpix S3600 does not feature bluetooth.

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Camera

Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Coolpix S3600 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a GPS (satellite) and we think the Sony DSC-HX200, the Nikon P520, or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 features multi-shot function. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera also feature multi-shot function.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Coolpix S3600 has a tripod mountable. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera also have a tripod mountable.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to this camera.

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Display

Very Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 2.7 inches, the Coolpix S3600 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. The average display diagonal of high megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this camera is 3", and the display diagonals range from 2.5" to 4.8".

Other 2.7" screen cameras currently available which you might want to consider include the Alpha A58, or the DSC-WX200 both from Sony which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Leica M (£3,899) (3"), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ61 (3") which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Narrow Field of View

At only 97 percent, the Nikon Coolpix S3600 has a quite narrow field of view compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. High megapixel cameras that were released more than two years ago have field of views of between 1% and 170%, and the average field of view is 99%.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The lowest display resolution (numeric) of similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 460 pixels, the highest is 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 820,000 pixels. The Coolpix S3600 has a quite low display resolution (numeric) (only 230,000 pixels) compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera.

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Lens System

Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 8 times zoom factor, the Coolpix S3600 has a relatively standard optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

There are a number of other 8x optical zoom digital cameras currently available which you might want to look at including the Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III which has better reviews.

Cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might also be worth considering include the Canon IXUS 170 (£133.09) (12x) which also has a higher rating.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera is 2x and the biggest is 810x. With a digital zoom of only 4 times zoom factor, the Nikon Coolpix S3600 has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

Alternative 4x digital zoom cameras currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Canon EOS 5D Mark II.

If this high megapixel digital camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Alpha A5100 (£389.99) (8x and higher rated), or the Alpha A5100L (8x and higher rated) both from Sony.

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Very Big Maximum Aperture Number

The Coolpix S3600 has one of the bigger maximum aperture numbers (only 3.7) amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age. Cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.8 and 130.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 has a fairly large minimum aperture number (3.7) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera. The minimum aperture numbers of high megapixel cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 1.3 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 4.

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Flash

Has a Pre-Flash

The Coolpix S3600 has a pre-flash. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera also have a pre-flash.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Coolpix S3600 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The Coolpix S3600 has a battery charger included. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also have a battery charger included.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Coolpix S3600 has a hand strap. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also have a hand strap.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 has a batteries included, as do most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to this digital camera.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 features voice recording. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Coolpix S3600 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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Picture Quality

5120 X 2880 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix S3600 has a higher still image resolution than most cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This camera has a 5120 x 2880 still image resolution(s), whereas most high megapixel cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s). In addition, this digital camera have still image resolution(s) of 3648 x 2736, 2272 x 1704, 1600 x 1200 and 640 x 480 and 3864 x 3864. The best still image resolution of all cameras that were launched more than two years ago is 6000 x 4000 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have an HDMI

The Coolpix S3600 does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other high megapixel cameras that came out more than two years ago which have an HDMI.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on cameras of this age and spec.

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Light

The average weight of digital cameras of this type and age is 400g. The Coolpix S3600 is quite light (only 125 grams) compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released more than two years ago.

We compared all the other 125g digital cameras to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-TX30 is also worth considering.

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Light Exposure

Supports Three ISO Sensitivities

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most cameras that were released around the same time as it. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 100, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivities 80, 1600 and 3200 are also supported by this Nikon digital camera.

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Battery

Only 230 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Coolpix S3600 is a camera that takes 230 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera take between 30 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers info vna553e1
Barcodes 00018208264148, 00018208264551, 00018208879663, 00018208939015, 00018208939046, 00018208939091, 00018208939121, 00018208939176, 00018208939206, 05054230448823, 05054230448830, 05054230448854, 05054230448885, 08033737554104

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