Nikon Coolpix S31 Review

Overall Score

33

Main Features

  • 10 MP 1/2.9 CCD Sensor
  • 29-87 mm (3x) Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 1600 ISO
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 105 x 65 x 42 mm, 185g.
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Nikon Coolpix S31 Overview


First introduced in June, 2013, Nikon Coolpix S31 is a 10 MP Compact with a 1/2.9 (4.96 x 3.72 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Nikon S31 comes with a 4.96 x 3.72 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 6.2 mm (0.24").

- Full Frame
- Nikon Coolpix S31

Sensor resolution of Nikon S31 ~ 3646 x 2742 pixels.

Nikon S31 has Crop Factor: 6.98

The sensor has a surface area of 18.5 mm².

There are approximate 9,997,332 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Nikon S31


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Nikon Coolpix S31 with competitors in waterproof cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Environmental Sealing
±2 AE Bracketing Range
185g Light Body
29 mm Wide Angle Lens
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Image Stabilization
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No AF Face Detection
No External Flash
Low Max Native ISO: 1600
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
Low Battery Life: 260 shots
Type Scores

Nikon Coolpix S31 has an Overall Score of 33/100 and ranked #606 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #1020 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Nikon S31 Scores
Imaging score
19
Features score
24
Value for money score
52
Portability score
95
Overall score
33
Average Scores in Waterproof
Imaging Score
21
Features Score
44
Value For Money Score
60
Portability Score
95
Overall score
44

Physical Dimensions of Nikon S31


Nikon Coolpix S31 weighs 185g and has external dimensions of 105 x 65 x 42mm (4.13 x 2.56 x 1.65"). Considering that the average weight of Waterproof cameras is 196g, Nikon S31 is 11 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Nikon S31 is less by 4mm more than the average length in Waterproof.

Weight Comparison
Waterproof Cameras


Nikon S31
185g
Average weight
196g
Min weight
110g
Max weight
307g

Thickness Comparison
Waterproof Cameras


Nikon S31
42mm
Average Thickness
28mm
Min Thickness
19mm
Max Thickness
89mm

Here is the front and top view image of Nikon Coolpix S31 with the dimensions:

Nikon Coolpix S31

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Coolpix S31 Dimensions Coolpix S31
Nikon Coolpix S33 Nikon S33 221 g 185 g 110 x 66 x 27 mm 105 x 65 x 42 mm
Casio Exilim EX-10 Casio EX-10 384 g 185 g 120 x 68 x 49 mm 105 x 65 x 42 mm
Fujifilm FinePix XP70 Fujifilm XP70 179 g 185 g 104 x 67 x 26 mm 105 x 65 x 42 mm
Canon PowerShot S120 Canon S120 217 g 185 g 100 x 59 x 29 mm 105 x 65 x 42 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 185 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 105 x 65 x 42 mm
Nikon Coolpix P7800 Nikon P7800 399 g 185 g 119 x 78 x 50 mm 105 x 65 x 42 mm
Ricoh WG-4 GPS Ricoh WG-4 GPS 235 g 185 g 124 x 64 x 33 mm 105 x 65 x 42 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40 Panasonic ZS40 240 g 185 g 111 x 64 x 34 mm 105 x 65 x 42 mm

Specifications of Nikon Coolpix S31


General
Brand Nikon
Model Coolpix S31
Announced June, 2013
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 2"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/4 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting n/a fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash
Flash Modes n/a
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.9
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions 4.96 x 3.72 mm
Sensor Area 18.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 10 MP
Max Image Resolution 3648 x 2736
Max Native ISO 1600
Min Native ISO 80
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 260 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model EN-EL12
Physical
Weight 185 g
Physical Dimensions 105 x 65 x 42 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD / SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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