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Nikon Coolpix S3600

Nikon Coolpix S3600
90
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79 Reviews + 3 Awards
72
Features
Good Features
80
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
68
Age
3 Years Old
73
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A good spec and award winning 8x optical zoom digital camera
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With outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S3600 number 705 across all digital cameras.

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Features
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 80%, based on 79 reviews. This digital camera has received three awards including a "Highly Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com plus one other site and a "Recommended" award from Techradar. Looking across the entire Canon digital camera range, the average reviews for all Canon digital cameras are also excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Nikon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
The Coolpix S3600 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
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 the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each digital camera by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the digital camera is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec digital cameras come to market, the older digital cameras will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

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Overall Review Score

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 has received an average review score of 80% based on 90 reviews.

Awards

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 has received a Highly Recommended Award from PhotographyBlog.com, a Highly Recommended Award from Ephotozine and a Recommended Award from Techradar.
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Reviews Breakdown

34% of customers would recommend the Nikon Coolpix S3600.
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Average Rating of Nikon Cameras

We have analysed 28,486 expert reviews and 126,145 user reviews for cameras written online and used these reviews to determine an average rating for Nikon cameras of 88%. This makes Nikon the 2nd best camera brand according to customer reviews.

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Key Features

5152 X 3864 Pixels Image Resolution
Higher Than Average Megapixels
Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom
1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution
Has an Image Stabiliser
Average Minimum Aperture Number
Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity
Longer Than Average Camera Shutter Speed
Very Light
Has a Built-in Flash
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 common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The Coolpix S3600's sensor megapixels of 20.1MP is higher than 80% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The lowest megapixels of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The Nikon Coolpix S3600's optical zoom of 8x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 67% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

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

A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as HD.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 has an image stabiliser, as do 72% of digital cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Nikon Coolpix S3600's minimum aperture number of 3.7 is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 7% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 15,000. The Coolpix S3600's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 3,200 is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 21% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Camera Shutter Speed

The Coolpix S3600's camera shutter speed of 0.000667s is longer than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the longest 6% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Digital cameras have camera shutter speeds of between 0.000016s and 4s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.0079s.

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Very Light
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Digital cameras have weights of between 50g and 2.7kg, and the average weight is 320g. The Coolpix S3600's weight of only 125g is lighter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 21% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-in Flash
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The Coolpix S3600 has a built-in flash, as do 69% of digital cameras.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix S3600 has a tripod mount. 71% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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1/2 to 1/2.5" Image Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" image sensor size, which is the most commonly found image sensor size on digital cameras. §.

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Nikon Coolpix S3600 is 5152 x 3864. That's over three times the resolution of the most common resolution of 2784 x 1856. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 1984 x 1984 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 82% of digital cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 features multi-shot function, which is unusual. 86% of digital cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most other digital cameras, the Nikon Coolpix S3600 does not support Wi-Fi. 69% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Coolpix S3600 does not have a GPS, although keep in mind that 89% of digital cameras also do not have a GPS.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 does not have an HDMI, although this is within the context that 55% of digital cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Coolpix S3600's digital zoom of 4x is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 46% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Field of View

Digital cameras have field of views of between 92% and 1,000%, and the average field of view is 100%. The Nikon Coolpix S3600's field of view of only 97% is narrower than 89% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Coolpix S3600 features brightness adjustment, unlike 76% of digital cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Coolpix S3600 has a carrying case. 84% of digital 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. 91% of cameras do not have a pre-flash.

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Very Low Display Resolution

Digital cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 600,000 pixels. The Coolpix S3600's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 22% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 does not feature bluetooth, although it is worth noting that 94% of digital cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Coolpix S3600 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 79% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Nikon Coolpix S3600 of only 2.7" is in the smallest 24% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the cameras the display diagonals range from 1" to 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Coolpix S3600 of 6.6 is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 27% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Nikon Coolpix S3600 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by digital cameras. In addition, this digital camera supports video resolutions of 320x240 pixels, 640x480 pixels and 1280x720 pixels. The worst resolution of all digital cameras is 320 x 120 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080).

A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080).

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Coolpix S3600 has a wrist strap, which is unusual. 88% of cameras do not have a wrist strap.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Memory Card Size

The Coolpix S3600's maximum memory card size of 64GB is in the largest 14% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The smallest maximum memory card size of digital cameras is 1GB, the largest is 520GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 43GB.

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Popularity

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 is currently ranked number 705 across all digital cameras.
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Age

Release Date

This camera has been on the market since October 2014.

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How Fast Do Nikon Camera Prices Drop After Release?

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Manufacturer's Description

SLIMLINE STYLING

A slender body enhanced by a high-quality finish comes in a selection of fashionable colours, while the rounded design fits your hand like a glove.

8X NIKKOR OPTICAL ZOOM LENS

Get closer to the fun and take in all the details with the wide-angle 8x optical zoom (25-200mm), extendable to 16x Dynamic Fine Zoom.

GREATER STABILITY FOR SHARPER SHOTS

Hybrid VR (vibration reduction) combines Lens Shift VR and Electronic VR to enhance stability and reduce camera shake.

20 MP CCD IMAGE SENSOR

The sensor's high megapixel count gives you sharp images with clear details perfect for photo and poster enlargements.

RETOUCH MENU

Have fun editing your photos by trying out up to 32 different types of quick effects straight after you shoot, in a simple three-step process.

CRISP HD (720P) VIDEO RECORDING

A dedicated movie-record button lets you record friends and family in action with one touch, so you ll never miss a special moment.Smart Portrait System: Make sure everyone looks at their best with a little help from your camera: Smile Timer takes the shot when your subject smiles, Blink Proof alerts you if someone's eyes were closed and Red-Eye Fix corrects false eye colour due to flash.Advanced Glamour Retouch: Choose from 12 different effects for great-looking portraits: soften skin tones, whiten eyes or teeth, hide eye bags and even add make-up effects like mascara and lipstick.Scene Auto Selector: Let your camera do the work for you, as it chooses from a range of typical scenes to automatically optimise settings for your shooting situation.6.7-cm/2.7-in LCD screen: You ll enjoy clear shooting and playback in bright sunlight and low light with the large LCD screen's brightness adjustment.18 scene modes: Choose from 18 scene modes that automatically optimise your camera's settings for popular photographic styles, effects and locations. Great shots are made simple by choosing the mode that matches your situation.Target Finding AF: Fast and precise autofocus captures your subjects perfectly, leaving you free to concentrate on the creative part composing your shot.EXPEED C2: High-speed operation is guaranteed with Nikon's fast and powerful processing system, with high sensitivity performance and outstanding image quality.Nikon Image Space: All Nikon users can enjoy 20 GB of free online cloud storage with our dedicated Nikon image storage and sharing site, Nikon Image Space.

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.

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Nikon Coolpix S3600 Specification

Key Features
Optical Zoom
Weight
Camera Type
Megapixels
Picture Quality
Image Stabiliser
Image Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Sensor Type
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Image Stabilizer Location
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Energy Star Certified
Waterproof
Dustproof
Colour
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (F-F)
Lens Structure (Elements/groups)
Diaphragm Blade
Focusing
Smile Detection
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (Wide)
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Auto Mode Focusing Range (Wide)
Super Macro Focusing Range
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
Focus Adjustment
Auto Mode Focusing Range (Tele)
Focus
Normal Focusing Range (Wide)
Normal Focusing Range (Tele)
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity
Light Exposure Modes
Maximum ISO Sensitivity
Minimum ISO Sensitivity
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Camera Shutter Speed
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Pre-Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (Tele)
Flash Range (Wide)
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording
Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Resolution At Capture Speed
HD Type
Audio
Built-in Microphone
Voice Recording
Audio Formats Supported
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Memory Card Size
Compatible Memory Card
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution
Flip-Out Screen
Display
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
USB Version
AV Output
USB Connector
Camera
GPS
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Multi-Shot Function
Anti-Dust Function
Image Editing
Camera File System
Tripod Mount
Multi Burst Mode
Camera Playback
Brightness Adjustment
Electronic Compass
Scene Modes
Languages Support
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Tripod Thread
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (Including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Supported
Battery Type
Maximum Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Life
Battery Voltage
Battery Level Indicator
Battery Recharge Time
Video Recording Time
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Quick Start Guide
Carrying Case
Wrist Strap
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Bluetooth
Data Network
Other Features
Built-in Flash
Anti Motion Blur
Face Detection
Panorama
Camera Shutter Speed
Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP)
Technical Details
Self-Timer

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

nikon 018208939121, nikon s3600pk, nikon s3600sl, nikon s3600bl, nikon 8xzoom, nikon 720phd, nikon 27lcd, nikon 201mp

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