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Nikon Coolpix S4150 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 14MP 5x Aug 2011
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Nice design
Good size
Expert reviews are average
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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on six expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Techradar the average expert rating of this digital camera is 66%.

Nikon Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Based on 25,424 expert and user reviews (including 1,649 verified purchases), Nikon has good ratings for its digital cameras. Nikon also has good ratings specifically for its medium megapixel cameras compared to other brands. 92% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Nice Design

Two owners who reviewed it thought it was good looking.


Features

Good Technical Features

Two customers who bought the product thought it had good features. Expert website Whatdigitalcamera.com said in their review of this digital camera “Thinness, stylish design and clever features including a full touch screen”.


Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two customers who purchased the product wrote that it had a good screen. Kys mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The good points are it is small and light and has a 3 inch screen, cheap”.


Price

Reasonably Priced

Six customers concluded that this digital camera was good value for money. Expert website Whatdigitalcamera.com wrote “The Nikon Coolpix S4150 is priced at £129.99 and given its feature set” in their review of this digital camera. Five years ago expert review site Photographyblog.com said “It's easy to fall into the trap of thinking that it's going to offer a lot for a relatively cheap price.” in their Nikon Coolpix S4150 review. Expert review site Cnet.co.uk mentioned “For anyone after a cheap and cheerful snapper, this is one to consider.” in their review of this digital camera but they gave it a rating of 3 stars out of 5.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Four owners wrote in their reviews that it was compact. Whatdigitalcamera.com gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S4150 on expert website What Digital Camera “The Coolpix S4150 (the S denotes this compact sits within Nikon's Style range) offers a beefed up specification on it's sibling the S3100”. Five years ago expert review site Photographyblog.com said “The Nikon Coolpix S4150 is a new point-and-shoot compact camera, featuring a 5x, 26-130mm lens” but they only gave it a rating of 3 stars out of 5. Expert review site Techradar.com mentioned “The Nikon Coolpix S4150 is a mid priced compact in the Coolpix range, with a 3 inch, 460k-dot touch control LCD screen, 14 megapixel CCD image sensor” although they only gave it a score of 60 out of 100.

Average Weight

With a weight of 128 grams, the Coolpix S4150 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other medium megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

The Nikon Coolpix S4150 has a relatively average display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to this digital camera.

Other 3" screen digital cameras currently available that you might want to look at include because of their better review scores, the SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, or the DSC-H70R both from Sony or the Fujifilm FinePix F750EXR.

Digital cameras with a larger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the Df (£2,039) (3.2" and higher rated), or the D4 (£4,225) (3.2" and higher rated) both from Nikon or the Canon ELPH 320 HS (3.2" and higher rated).

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Other

Released Over Five Years Ago

Nikon released the Coolpix S4150 in August 2011.


Video

Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera, the Nikon Coolpix S4150 does not support Full HD video.

We compared all the other cameras which also support Full HD video to this camera and we think the SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, or the SLT-A57Y both from Sony or the Nikon Coolpix S5200 are also worth considering.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The Coolpix S4150 has a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. That's 67% less video resolution than the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

This digital camera's video resolution (640 x 480 pixels) is actually the worst video resolution across all medium megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera.

The best video resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Lens System

Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Coolpix S4150 has a fairly typical digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 4x digital zoom cameras currently available including the L120, or the Coolpix S1200 both from Nikon or the Olympus SZ-31MR iHS which all of have better reviews.

If this Nikon digital camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might want to look at the 77 (5x and higher rated), or the 150F (5x and higher rated) both from Samsung or the HP P550 (5x and higher rated).

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Coolpix S4150 has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other medium megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 5x optical zoom cameras currently available including because of their better review scores, the Coolpix S1200, or the S3100 both from Nikon or the Fujifilm Z110.

If you would prefer a digital camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might want to consider the D5100 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR (£239.99) (5.8x and higher rated), the 3200 (6x and higher rated), or the Coolpix S2700 (6x and higher rated) all from Nikon.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of medium megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera is 350mm. With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 130 millimeters, the Coolpix S4150 has a quite short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Nikon Coolpix S4150 supports video capability. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also support video capability.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras which support video capability currently available including because of their better review scores, the SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, or the DSC-W610 both from Sony or the Fujifilm FinePix JZ200.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Coolpix S4150 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other medium megapixel cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera.

We compared all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash to this digital camera and we think the DMC-GH3EC-K, and the DMC-SZ3K both from Panasonic or the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm which all of have better reviews are also worth considering.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Nikon Coolpix S4150 has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera also have a USB 2.0 port.

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Very Heavy

When compared to other cameras of this spec and age, the weight of the Coolpix S4150 of 128 kilograms is one of the heaviest. The weights of cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera range from 0.097kg to 180kg.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S4150 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this camera.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including because of their better review scores, the L120, or the 310 both from Nikon or the Fujifilm AX600.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on cameras of a comparable age and type to it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Only 1280 X 720 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix S4150 has a 1280 x 720 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most digital cameras of this age and spec. The still image resolution of all similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera ranges from 640 x 360 to 4928 x 3264.

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Only 4320 X 3240 Pixels Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix S4150 has a higher image resolution than most digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. This digital camera has a 4320 x 3240 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most cameras of this spec and age have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. The worst image resolution of all digital cameras of this type and age is 4288 x 3216 pixels and the best is 4928 x 3264 pixels.

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14 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 14 megapixels camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 14MP digital cameras currently available including the Rollei Sportsline 99, the Nikon S3100, or the Olympus SP810-UZ which all of have better reviews.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a higher megapixel then you might want to look at the Nikon 310 (14.1MP and higher rated), the Panasonic DMC-FH4-K (14.1MP and higher rated), or the Sony DSC-W530 (14.1MP and higher rated).

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Nikon Coolpix S4150 has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The Coolpix S4150 supports PictBridge, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Coolpix S4150 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to this camera.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ncs275, ncs279, ncs277
Barcodes 00018208924332, 00018208924363, 00018208924394, 00018208924424, 00018208924448

Nikon Coolpix S4150 Review Sources

To prepare this Nikon Coolpix S4150 review we compared this digital camera to 1,217 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 311,674 product attributes, 178,028 digital camera reviews and 4,186,700 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

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