Nikon Coolpix S3700 Review

March 10, 2015 | Jack Baker |
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Specifications

Effective pixels 20.1 million (image processing may reduce the number of effective pixels)
Image sensor 1/2.3-in.type CCD, total pixels: approx. 20.48 million
Lens NIKKOR lens with 8x optical zoom
Focal length 4.5 – 36.0 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 25–200 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
F-number f/3.7 – 6.6
Lens construction 8 elements in 7 groups
Magnification Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 800 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
Vibration reduction Lens-shift VR (still images), Lens shift and electronic VR (movies)
Autofocus Contrast-detect AF
Focus range [W]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinity. [T]: Approx. 1.5 m (5 ft) to infinity. Macro mode: Approx. 2 cm (0.8 in.) to infinity (wide-angle position), (all distances measured from center of front surface of lens)
AF-area mode Face priority, center, manual with 99 focus areas, subject tracking, target finding AF
Monitor 6.7 cm (2.7 in.) diagonal. Approx. 230k-dot, TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating and 5-level brightness adjustment
Frame coverage Approx. 97% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)
Frame coverage (playback mode) Approx. 99% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)
Storage media SD, SDHC, SDXC, Internal memory (approx. 25 MB)
File system DCF and Exif 2.3 compliant
Storage file formats Still images: JPEG. Movies: AVI (Motion-JPEG compliant)
Image size (pixels) 20M (High) [5152 x 3864 (Fine)]. 20M [5152 x 3864]. 10M [3648 x 2736]. 4M [2272 x 1704]. 2M [1600 x 1200]. VGA [640 x 480]. 16:9 (14M) [5120 x 2880]. 1:1 [3864 x 3864]
ISO sensitivity ISO 80 – 1600. ISO 3200 (available when using Auto mode)
Exposure metering Matrix, center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x), spot (digital zoom 2x or more)
Exposure control Programmed auto exposure and exposure compensation (–2.0 – +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)
Shutter type Mechanical and CCD electronic shutter
Shutter speed 1/1500 – 1 s, 4 s (Fireworks show scene mode)
Self-timer Can be selected from 10 s and 2 s
Aperture Electronically-controlled ND filter (–3 AV) selection
Aperture range 2 steps (f/3.7 and f/10.5 [W])
Built-in flash Yes
Flash range (approx.) [W]: 0.5 – 2.8 m (1 ft 8 in. – 9 ft 2 in.). [T]: 1.5 m (4 ft 11 in.)
Flash control TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
USB Hi-Speed USB, Supports Direct Print (PictBridge). Also used as audio/video output connector (NTSC or PAL can be selected for video output.)
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) standards IEEE 802.11b/g/n (standard wireless LAN protocol), ARIB STD-T66 (standard for low power data communication systems)
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) communications protocols IEEE 802.11b: DBPSK/DQPSK/CCK. IEEE 802.11g: OFDM. IEEE 802.11n: OFDM
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) operating frequency 2412–2462 MHz (1-11 channels)
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) range (line of sight) Approx. 10 m (10 yd)
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) data rates (actual measured values) IEEE 802.11b: 5 Mbps. IEEE 802.11g: 20 Mbps. IEEE 802.11n: 20 Mbps
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) security WPA2
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) access protocols Infrastructure
Supported languages Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Power sources One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL19 (included) AC Adapter EH-62G (available separately)
Charging time Approx. 2 h 40 min (when using Charging AC Adapter EH-70P and when no charge remains)
Battery life1 Approx. 240 shots when using EN-EL19
Actual battery life for movie recording2 Approx. 50 min when using EN-EL19
Tripod socket 1/4 (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 95.9 x 58.0 x 20.1 mm (3.8 x 2.3 x 0.8 in.), (excluding projections)
Weight Approx. 118 g (4.2 oz), (including battery and memory card)
Operating environment - temperature 0°C – 40°C (32°F – 104°F)
Operating environment - humidity 85% or less (no condensation)
Supplied accessories Camera Strap, Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL19, Charging AC Adapter EH-70P (A plug adapter is included if the camera was purchased in a country or region that requires a plug adapter. The shape of the plug adapter varies with the country or region of purchase), USB Cable UC-E16