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Nikon Coolpix S3600

£159.99
Nikon Coolpix S3600
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A positively reviewed and good value for money compact camera, with good features
Compact 20.1MP 8x No Mar 2014
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Nikon Coolpix S3600 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with very good reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S3600 number 100 across all digital cameras and number 201 in best selling cameras.
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Reviews
49 Reviews
89
Value for Money
Very Good
65
Features
Good Features
51
Age
3 Years Old
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 76%, based on 49 reviews. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer 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, excellent product quality and that it is easy to use.
This Nikon digital camera 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
Only 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the Coolpix S3600 with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is good for wildlife photography, ranking number 130 in wildlife photography cameras. It is also good for portrait photography, ranking number 106 in portrait photography cameras, but only average for everyday photography, ranking number 115 in everyday photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Good
52
Landscape Photography
Average
53
Everyday Photography
Average
51
Sports Photography
Average
63
Wildlife Photography
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 front dimensions
Nikon Coolpix S3600 size in context

Nikon Coolpix S3600 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

Based on six expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Techradar and Camera Labs the average expert rating of this camera is 71 out of 100.

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Good User Reviews

The average user rating of this digital camera is 85% based on 43 user reviews. 22 reviewers (82% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Nikon Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We checked 39,331 owner and expert reviews (including 11,010 verified purchases) for Nikon digital cameras and found that on average Nikon has very good reviews compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Two customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera 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

Customers Report Great Product Quality

Five customers who reviewed the product agreed 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 who purchased this digital camera thought it was easy to use and two customers mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to setup.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

11 customers who purchased it reckoned that it 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
  • Here's the good - it takes decent pictures outside on a very sunny day of still landscapes…
    Trace (Amazon) - May 2016

Customers Report Excellent Design

Two people who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix S3600 considered that it was good looking.

Users Report Excellent Battery Life

Two customers who purchased this digital camera said 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…

Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old. However at £159.99 it is in the cheapest 21% of cameras.

Cheaper Price Found in the United States

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

Released Over Three Years Ago

Nikon released the Coolpix S3600 in December 2014.

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 common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. 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 Coolpix S3600's sensor megapixels of 20.1MP is in the highest 18% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The lowest megapixels of digital cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 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 standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 47% 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 the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Cameras resolutions range 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 cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Larger Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Coolpix S3600 of 3.7 is in the largest 10% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Coolpix S3600 of only 3,200 is lower than 75% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000.

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Very Light

Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Coolpix S3600 of only 125g is lighter than 80% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

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

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Coolpix S3600 does not support Wi-Fi, although this is within the context that 70% of cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Wrist Strap

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

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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 shorter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the shortest 23% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Coolpix S3600 of only 230,000 pixels is lower than 86% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The display resolutions of cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 610,000 pixels.

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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 45% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 230 Battery Life

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

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Narrower Than Average Field of View

The field of view of the Nikon Coolpix S3600 of only 97% is narrower than 93% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average field of view of all cameras is 100%, with the narrowest being 92% and the widest being 170%.

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Has a Tripod Mount

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

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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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Larger Than Average Maximum Memory Card Size

The Coolpix S3600's maximum memory card size of 64GB is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 85% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average maximum memory card size of all cameras is 43GB, with the smallest being 1GB and the largest being 260GB.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Coolpix S3600 of 6.6 is larger than 84% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

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

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Coolpix S3600 is 5152 x 3864. That's over seven times the resolution of a 2048 x 1360 camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most other cameras, the Coolpix S3600 does not feature bluetooth. 95% of cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Coolpix S3600 does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth noting 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 cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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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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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Nikon Coolpix S3600 of 0.435" is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 30% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Carrying Case

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

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of cameras is 1", the largest is 7.5", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The display diagonal of the Coolpix S3600 of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 75% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Self-Timer

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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon 0018208939046, nikon 0018208939121, nikon coolpxs3600s, nikon 018208939121, nikon s3600bl, nikon s3600sl, nikon 26451

Barcodes:

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