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Nikon Coolpix S3600

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Nikon Coolpix S3600

£159.99
Nikon Coolpix S3600
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Compact 20.1MP 8x Yes Mar 2017
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Nikon Coolpix S3600 Review

Released just 6 months ago and with very good reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S3600 number 306 across all digital cameras.
80
Reviews
64 Reviews + 3 Awards
64
Features
Good Features
85
Age
6 Months Old
54
Overall Score
Average

Why Has it Scored 54?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 80%, based on 64 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. Pentax cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
Released by Nikon 6 months ago, it is one of the newest cameras on the market, incorporating some of the latest camera features. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report excellent product quality, that it is reasonably priced and good picture quality.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
Only 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £159.99 to £159.99 in the last 24 hours. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

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 Summary

Three Industry Awards

This Nikon camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from both websites PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine, both of which decided that this camera was very good.

The author at website Techradar recommend this camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

This digital camera has an average expert rating of 75 out of 100 based on 22 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Trusted Reviews, Ephotozine and Expert Reviews.

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Good Owner Reviews

On average, based on 42 owner reviews the average owner rating of this Nikon digital camera is 83%. Over 76% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Very Good Brand

We checked 33,992 owner and expert reviews (including 8,274 verified purchases) for Nikon cameras and found that on average Nikon has very good reviews. 95% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

Nine owners who reviewed it considered that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Two owners who reviewed this digital camera considered 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…

Users Report Good Picture Quality

17 customers who bought the Nikon Coolpix S3600 thought it was able to produce good images.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Two owners who reviewed the product thought it was easy to use and two customers said in their reviews that it was easy to setup.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Two people concluded that this digital camera was good for video recording.

  • High image quality, even better videos and competitively priced.
  • The upgraded sensor boosts the camera's shooting detail at both macro and micro distances and the increased video options make the compact c…

Users Report Superior Battery Life

Two people who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix S3600 thought it had a good battery life.

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

Users Report Excellent Design

Four customers mentioned that this digital camera was good looking.

  • It's harder than ever to differentiate a product when they're all pretty darn decent…
    Reviewed.com July 2013
  • If you're looking for a small, stylish and simple snapper…
  • Construction is elegantly austere with all essential controls accessible from the body…
  • The case design has improved from previous models…
    Mz/x (Amazon) - April 2015
  • It has metal casing, fits in virtually any pocket…
    Mz/x (Amazon) - April 2015
  • It's a gorgeous colour, nice…
    Amanda (Amazon) - August 2016

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Four owners who reviewed it considered that it was compact.

  • It goes to the top of the compact camera rating list…
    Brisbanetimes.com.au September 2013
  • More and more premium compact cameras are emerging into a market which is generally otherwise in decline…
  • Boosted by a range of advanced specifications, these kind of cameras appeal to experienced users, or those looking for a backup compact for everyday…
  • The upgraded sensor boosts the camera's shooting detail at both macro and micro distances and the increased video options make the compact c…
  • Construction is elegantly austere with all essential controls accessible from the body…

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Two customers who purchased the Nikon Coolpix S3600 reckoned that it had a good zoom.

  • These cameras out-perform the smartest of phones by offering much better image quality, useful zoom ranges and the a…
  • The servo for the zoom feels quicker, too…
    Mz/x (Amazon) - April 2015
  • It is very slow at focusing…
    Trace (Amazon) - May 2016

Value for Money

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We found a cheaper price for the Nikon Coolpix S3600 of $99.99 (£133.07) in the United States. That's a saving of £26.92.

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Age

Only Released Six Months Ago

This digital camera was released just six months ago.

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 common resolution. The worst resolution of all digital cameras is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Coolpix S3600 of 20.1MP is higher than 83% of all digital cameras when ordered 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 fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 56% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 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 frequently found resolution. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). 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. 77% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Nikon Coolpix S3600 of 3.7 is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 95% of all digital cameras when ordered 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 14,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Coolpix S3600 of only 3,200 is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 29% 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 Coolpix S3600's weight of only 125g is lighter than 81% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Shorter Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Coolpix S3600's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 300mm is in the shortest 31% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Pre-Flash

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

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Larger Than Average Maximum Memory Card Size

The average maximum memory card size of all cameras is 42GB, with the smallest being 1GB and the largest being 260GB. The Coolpix S3600's maximum memory card size of 64GB is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 84% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Coolpix S3600 does not support Wi-Fi, although this is within the context that 71% of cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Nikon Coolpix S3600 of 0.435" is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 27% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 230 Battery Life

The Coolpix S3600 is a camera that takes 230 shots battery life. Most of the other digital cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Nikon Coolpix S3600 of only 25mm is shorter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is shorter than 75% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Field of View

The Coolpix S3600's field of view of only 97% is narrower than 94% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The narrowest field of view of digital cameras is 92%, the widest is 170%, and the average field of view is 100%.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Nikon Coolpix S3600's digital zoom of 4x is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 61% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 supports a maximum still image resolution of 5152 x 3864. That's over eight times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1280. Digital cameras resolutions range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix S3600 features multi-shot function, which is unusual. 90% of digital cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

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

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The Coolpix S3600's display diagonal of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 19% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Digital cameras have display diagonals of between 1" and 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Nikon Coolpix S3600 does not feature bluetooth. 96% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Has a Tripod Mount

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

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Has a Self-Timer

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

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

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

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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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Has a Wrist Strap

The Coolpix S3600 has a wrist strap, unlike 92% of digital cameras which do not have a wrist strap.

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Has a Carrying Case

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

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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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Very Low Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Coolpix S3600 of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 19% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. 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.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon 0018208939046, nikon 0018208939121, nikon coolpxs3600s, nikon s3600bl, nikon s3600sl, nikon 26451

Barcodes:

00018208264148, 00018208264513, 00018208264551, 00018208879663, 00018208939015, 00018208939046, 00018208939091, 00018208939121, 00018208939176, 00018208939206, 04960759142917, 04960759142924, 04960759142986, 04960759142993, 04960759143006, 05054230448823, 05054230448830, 05054230448854, 05054230448885, 08033737554067, 08033737554074, 08033737554081, 08033737554098, 08033737554104

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