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Nikon Coolpix S5300

Nikon Coolpix S5300
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An award winning and good spec compact digital camera
Compact 16MP 8x No Jan 2014
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Nikon Coolpix S5300 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S5300 number 679 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
79 Reviews + 1 Award
79
Features
Good Features
66
Age
4 Years Old
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

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 a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
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 digital cameras 2018.
Customers report it is easy to use, it is reasonably priced and good picture quality.
The Coolpix S5300 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
NIKKOR 8x OPTICAL ZOOM LENS
Full hd movies
Id VR (vibration reduction) combines lens shift VR and electronic VR to enhance stability and reduce camera sh
Greater stability for sharper shots
Clear viewing and sharp contrast for shooting and playback in bright sunlight or low light on the large 461k-dot screen with clear color disp
7.5-CM/3.0-in LCD SCREEN
Great wide-angle coverage (25-200mm), ideal for portraits and group shots, extendable to 16x dynamic fine Z
Highly efficient sensor maximizes the light each pixel receives, so you re guaranteed clear images even in low li
Smaller than average optical zoom
BACK-ILLUMINATED 16 MP CMOS SENSOR
Ing is simple easily transfer photos directly to your smart device, ready to share with friends and family or on your favorite social media si
Built-in wi-fi
stunningly sharp photos night and day with the sensitive image sensor that gives great performance even in low light, while hybrid VR vibration reduction counters camera shake for enhanced stability. you can record full HD movies at the touch of a button too, so you re always ready to catch memorable mome
Ing shots on social media is so simple with built-in wi-fi in the slender and stylish 16-megapixel COOLPIX s5300. capture close-ups effortlessly with the 8x optical zoom and up to 16x dynamic fine zoom, and view them clearly on a large 7.5-cm/3.0-in LCD screen, even in bright sunli
Rd your memorable moments at 1080p/60i, with optical zoom and stereo sound. start filming with one touch, using the dedicated movie record but
Does not feature bluetooth
Only 180 battery life

Nikon Coolpix S5300 Video Reviews

How Big is the Nikon Coolpix S5300?

The Nikon Coolpix S5300 is 96.9mm wide and 58mm tall. It is 20.9mm deep and weighs 138g.

Nikon Coolpix S5300 front dimensions
Nikon Coolpix S5300 size in context

Nikon Coolpix S5300 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

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

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on four expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, techmagnifier.com and Chip.de this digital camera has an overall expert rating of 74 out of 100.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

Users have rated this digital camera on average 90%. 26 reviewers (93% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Nikon Has Very Good Digital Camera Reviews

Based on 40,636 user and expert reviews (including 10,692 verified purchases), Nikon has very good reviews for its cameras. 96% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Five customers who reviewed it thought it was easy to use.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Two owners said in their reviews that it was good value for money.

  • This product arrived before the due date and the product is good quality and a nice camera to use, good value for money too…
    Mr pepe (Amazon) - November 2015
  • The item was very good value and delivered bang on time…
    Ian Russell (Amazon) - January 2015

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Five customers who purchased the product considered that it was able to produce good images.

Users Report Excellent Product Quality

Four owners who bought it agreed that it was good quality.

  • Its Image quality is not that great…
  • The only downside is that the recording function does not have good quality sound so not good for videos…
  • Arrived before the due date and the product is good quality and a nice camera to use…
    Mr pepe (Amazon) - November 2015
  • This product arrived before the due date and the product is good quality and a nice camera to use, good value for money too…
    Mr pepe (Amazon) - November 2015
  • Keep in mind it's just for decent quality snap shot's more than anything…
    DVZ (Amazon) - May 2015
  • It looks fantastic quality, well packaged…

Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since January 2014.

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Features

Average Megapixels

The Nikon Coolpix S5300's sensor megapixels of 16MP is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 59% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on cameras.

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Smaller Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Coolpix S5300 of only 8x is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 79% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Nikon Coolpix S5300 of 6,400 is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 49% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Nikon Coolpix S5300's minimum aperture number of 3.7 is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 40% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Light

The Coolpix S5300's weight of only 138g is in the lightest 27% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix S5300 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of digital cameras.

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

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Coolpix S5300 of only 156mm is shorter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is shorter than 83% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Nikon Coolpix S5300 has a self-timer, unlike 82% of cameras which do not have a self-timer.

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

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Coolpix S5300 of 26mm is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 34% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 180 Battery Life

The Coolpix S5300 is a digital camera that takes 180 shots battery life.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Nikon Coolpix S5300 features multi-shot function, which is unusual. 90% of cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Nikon Coolpix S5300 has a pre-flash. 95% of cameras do not have a pre-flash.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix S5300 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4608 x 3456. That's over five times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Coolpix S5300 does not feature bluetooth, although this is within the context that 95% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Shorter Than Average Battery Recharge Time

Cameras have battery recharge times of between 1.5h and 8h, and the average battery recharge time is 3.1h. The battery recharge time of the Nikon Coolpix S5300 of only 1.5h is very short compared to most other cameras. It is shorter than 98% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Coolpix S5300's maximum aperture number of only 6.6 is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 15% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Coolpix S5300 does not have a GPS (satellite), although this is within the context that 89% of digital cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Average Digital Zoom

The Nikon Coolpix S5300's digital zoom of 4x is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 45% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Coolpix S5300 of 3" is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 58% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon Coolpix S5300 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 69% of digital cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Nikon Coolpix S5300's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 29% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon s5300

Barcodes:

00018208939237, 00018208939299, 05055261867362, 08033737553909

Frequently Asked Questions About the Nikon Coolpix S5300

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