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Nikon P330

Techradar Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended
A multi award winning compact camera with poor features
Compact 12.2MP 5x No Mar 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Nikon P330 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Nikon P330 number 924 across all digital cameras.
81
126 Reviews + 3 Awards
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Missing Some Features
28
4 Years Old
Overall Score
37
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 38?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 81%, based on 126 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. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Nikon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report is robust, is a good size and product quality. However they also report unacceptable noise level.
The P330 is missing some features:
Quite low megapixels sensor
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution
Only 200 battery life
Quite small digital zoom

Nikon P330 Video Reviews


How Big is the Nikon P330?

The Nikon P330 is 103mm wide and 58.3mm tall. It is 32mm deep and weighs 200g.

Nikon P330 front dimensions

Nikon P330 size in context

Nikon P330 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Three Industry Awards

Review websites PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine both strongly endorse this Nikon camera and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

This camera received a "Recommended" award from review site Techradar who concluded that this Nikon camera was very good.

Average Expert Reviews

This camera has an average expert rating of 78 out of 100 based on 21 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Trusted Reviews, Ephotozine and Expert Reviews.

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Good Owner Reviews

On average, based on 105 owner reviews this Nikon digital camera has an overall owner rating of 82 out of 100. 56 reviewers (77% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report it is Robust

13 people wrote that the product was well made.

Users Report Unacceptable Noise Level

Two owners who purchased this digital camera thought it was noisy.

  • It has a noisy "click" when shooting…
    Pat (Amazon) - January 2014
  • It still can focus on the target without opening the flash lamp! Of course, there are some noise on the picture…

Customers Report it is a Good Size

19 people who reviewed the Nikon P330 agreed that it was compact and two owners said in their reviews that this digital camera was good structurally.

  • 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…
  • It goes to the top of the compact camera rating list…
    Brisbanetimes.com.au September 2013
  • 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…
  • Good size…
  • Over the past couple of months we have been looking for a quality replacement compact cam…
    Clark Kent (Amazon) - December 2013
  • My wife loves to have a compact camera in her purse for instant use…
    Clark Kent (Amazon) - December 2013
  • Much better than her older compact…
    Clark Kent (Amazon) - December 2013
  • We both are amazed at the menu system and the wide number of options it offers, especially for a compact cam…
    Clark Kent (Amazon) - December 2013

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

28 people who bought the product thought it was good quality.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

12 customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was good value for money.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Six people said in their reviews that the product was good for video recording.

Very Good Brand

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

Users Report Nice Design

Six customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good looking.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good screen.

Users Report Great Technical Features

Seven people mentioned in their reviews that it had good features.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

44 customers who reviewed it considered that it was able to produce good images, eight customers who purchased this digital camera concluded that it was good in low light and two owners mentioned in their reviews that it had a good picture resolution.

Customers Report Excellent Battery Life

Three people said in their reviews that the product had a good battery life.

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

12 people who bought the product concluded that it was easy to use and four owners who bought the product concluded that it was easy to use the menus.

Users Report a Good Flash

Seven customers who purchased this digital camera concluded that it had a good flash.


Features

Quite Low Megapixels Sensor

The lowest megapixels of digital cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Nikon P330 of only 12.2MP is quite low compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 22% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Nikon P330 has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Nikon P330's optical zoom of 5x is pretty typical 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 the most frequently found resolution on cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Nikon P330 of 1.8 is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Nikon P330 of 200g 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 P330 has a built-in flash, as do 66% of digital cameras.

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Only 200 Battery Life

The Nikon P330 is a camera that takes 200 shots battery life.

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Fairly High Display Resolution

The Nikon P330's display resolution of 921,000 pixels is quite high compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 25% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have display resolutions of between 3 pixels and 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 590,000 pixels.

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4000 X 3000 Pixels Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Nikon P330 is 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower still image resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. In addition, this camera supports still image resolutions of 3984 x 2656 pixels, 3968 x 2232 pixels, 3264 x 2448 pixels plus 4 more values. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 6016 x 4016 pixels and the worst is 384 x 480 pixels.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Nikon P330 of only 2x is quite small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 5% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The smallest digital zoom of digital cameras is 0.72x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The Nikon P330 has a GPS (satellite), which is unusual. 90% of digital cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Nikon P330 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 75% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|960 x 540|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many 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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Has a Tripod Mount

The Nikon P330 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 75% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Nikon P330 of 3" is in the largest 8% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the cameras the display diagonals range from 0.5" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Quite Big Image Sensor Size

Cameras have image sensor sizes of between 0.25" and 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.5". The Nikon P330's image sensor size of 0.588" is fairly big compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 12% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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3D

The Nikon P330 is 3D, which is unusual. 90% of digital cameras are not 3D.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Nikon P330 of only 120mm is in the shortest 24% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Nikon P330 has an HDMI port. 71% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of all cameras is 390MB, with the smallest being 1MB and the biggest being 32GB. The internal memory of the Nikon P330 of only 15MB is in the smallest 16% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Nikon P330 features multi-shot function. 91% of digital cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Nikon released the P330 in March 2013.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00018208934829, 00018208934867, 05742220962700

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