Nikon Coolpix S3300 Review

December 7, 2012 | Mark Goldstein | |

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#1 tom

nice little camera :-)
photographyblog = please review new coolpix s9050
with cmos 12 mpix

5:56 pm - Friday, December 7, 2012

#2 Adam

Just bought this camera and when you zoom into a photo in playback mode, it will zoom straight to x3.0 which I find really annoying. Want to be able to zoom in gradually - x1.2, x1.4 etc. (you can do this when zooming back out)

Do you think there may be a fault with the camera or is that just how it’s been designed?

2:15 pm - Sunday, February 17, 2013

#3 ProfChuck

I take pictures of amateur rocket tests and I needed a camera that took good video but was expendable in case something goes wrong.  I bought a factory refurb of this camera and am completely delighted with it.  I can’t tell the difference between the refurb and a new one so I saved over $50.  The 16MP sensor lets me blow up images to an amazing degree and the 720p video mode takes remarkably good movies rivaling a mid range dedicated camcorder.  I recommend this camera to the casual user or to anyone that wants to take pix in potentially hazardous conditions where the loss of the camera would not be a major setback.

9:39 pm - Sunday, April 7, 2013

#4 Dave

I bought it recently and I’m already planning a new one. This one simply didn’t meet my expectations. Image quality is a way below the average, and for a decent photo you need a lot of light. Normal home light will make it very hard to use without flash and the flash is usually too bright, so some manual overrides are almost always needed (hardly point and shoot, really). What about the horrible idea to put the FLASH BELOW THE SHUTTER BUTTON? Come on, even after some time of getting used to it, I often cover it with my finger. Plus point is the battery life. It’s much better than stated. Minus point for not being able to use standard mini USB cables (a real hassle to find it when it needs to be recharged). bad, bad camera. :(

6:51 am - Thursday, May 30, 2013

#5 Zoe

I got one for Christmas, however the picture quality is terrible. It was blurry and takes a long time to capture, think it could be a faulty camera? very disappointed :(

5:41 pm - Tuesday, September 17, 2013

#6 Molly

I received a coolpix s3300 camera in March last year. The battery has gone dead and I am unable to find a replacement. Any help out there?

3:14 pm - Thursday, July 10, 2014

#7 Karma Shenga

I bought this camera last year but it is out of expectation.if you click the photographs comes as if you have shot the ghost so hazy and needs much light.the worst product I have ever used in my life.

11:49 am - Thursday, November 13, 2014

#8 Irfan khan

Amazing piece of engineering, able to shoot wonders with it… Tends to overexpose at times but overall a good camera… Highly recommended by a amateur photographer like me for learning and understanding how to shoot. It has all features of a DSLR with less zoom. Battery back up is a star feature…

10:40 am - Sunday, November 30, 2014

#9 Andrew

I got this camera for my mother in law. Only need a simple point and shoot to take photos of the grandkids. This is awful. Only takes good photos outdoors with still subjects. Indoors with young kids bouncing around - permanently blurry images and there is nothing you can do about that! Video mode is good though.

5:16 pm - Thursday, December 31, 2015

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hd video, review, hd, compact, wide-angle, 16 megapixel, 720p, nikon, hdmi, beginner, 2.7 inch LCD, coolpix, 26mm, 6x zoom, Nikon Coolpix S3300 Review, s3300

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