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Nikon Coolpix S5300

PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
An award winning compact camera with average features
Compact 16MP 8x No Jan 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Nikon Coolpix S5300 Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S5300 number 748 across all digital cameras.
80
52 Reviews + 1 Award
44
Average Features
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3 Years Old
Overall Score
42
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 43?

It has not bad expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 80%, based on 52 reviews. This digital camera has received a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com. Canon 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 2017.
Customers report is easy to use, it is fairly priced and good picture quality.
The Coolpix S5300 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution
Has a built-in flash
Only 180 battery life

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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

One Industry Award

This Nikon camera was given a "Recommended" award by review website PhotographyBlog.com who concluded that this camera was very good.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on four expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, techmagnifier.com and Chip.de the average expert rating of this digital camera is 74%.

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Good Owner Reviews

On average, based on 48 owner reviews this camera has an overall owner rating of 89 out of 100. 10 reviewers (94% of all reviewers) gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Nikon Has Very Good Camera Reviews

Based on 30,771 expert and user reviews (including 6,974 verified purchases), Nikon has very good reviews for its cameras. Nikon also has very good reviews specifically for its digital cameras. 96% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

Four people wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use.

  • 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
  • Arrived before the due date and the product is good quality and a nice camera to use…
    Mr pepe (Amazon) - November 2015
  • Easy to use and light to carry…
    Polar41 (Amazon) - September 2015
  • Fast delivery and simple to use…
    Gasassesser (Amazon) - September 2015

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two customers who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix S5300 said 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

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Four owners reckoned that the Nikon Coolpix S5300 was able to produce good images.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

Four owners who bought this digital camera mentioned that it was good quality.

  • Its Image quality is not that great…
  • 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 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
  • 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…

Features

Average Megapixels

The Coolpix S5300's sensor megapixels of 16MP is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Coolpix S5300's optical zoom of 8x is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted 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 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Nikon Coolpix S5300's minimum aperture number of 3.7 is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Weight

The Coolpix S5300's weight of 138g is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon Coolpix S5300 has a built-in flash. 66% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Coolpix S5300 has a pre-flash, which is unusual. 95% of digital cameras do not have a pre-flash.

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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 in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix S5300 features multi-shot function, unlike 91% of digital cameras which do not feature multi-shot function.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Coolpix S5300's image sensor size of 0.435" is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Still Image Resolution

This camera supports a still image resolution of 4608 x 3456|4608 x 2592|3456 x 3456|3264 x 2448|2272 x 1704|1600 x 1200|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Nikon Coolpix S5300 of 4x is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Coolpix S5300 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 82% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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Only 180 Battery Life

Most digital cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life, including the Nikon Coolpix S5300 which takes 180 battery life.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon Coolpix S5300 supports Wi-Fi. 72% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Nikon released the Coolpix S5300 in January 2014.


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00018208264575, 00018208939299, 08033737553909

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