Nikon Coolpix S32 Review

Overall Score

38

Main Features

  • 13 MP 1/3 CCD Sensor
  • 30-90 mm (3x) F3.3-5.9 Zoom Lens
  • 125 - 1600 ISO
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 5 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 108 x 66 x 40 mm, 175g.
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Nikon Coolpix S32 Overview


First introduced in February, 2014, Nikon Coolpix S32 is a 13 MP Compact with a 1/3 (4.8 x 3.6 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Nikon S32 comes with a 4.8 x 3.6 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 6.0 mm (0.23").

- Full Frame
- Nikon Coolpix S32

Sensor resolution of Nikon S32 ~ 4158 x 3126 pixels.

Nikon S32 has Crop Factor: 7.21

The sensor has a surface area of 17.3 mm².

There are approximate 12,997,908 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Nikon S32


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Nikon Coolpix S32 with competitors in waterproof cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
5.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Environmental Sealing
±2 AE Bracketing Range
AF Face Detection
3.3 Lens at Wide
175g Light Body
30 mm Wide Angle Lens
Focus Bracketing
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.3
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Low Battery Life: 220 shots
No Articulating Screen
No Image Stabilization
No External Flash
Low Max Native ISO: 1600
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.9
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
Type Scores

Nikon Coolpix S32 has an Overall Score of 38/100 and ranked #427 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #832 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Nikon S32 Scores
Imaging score
20
Features score
31
Value for money score
56
Portability score
95
Overall score
38
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 S32


Nikon Coolpix S32 weighs 175g and has external dimensions of 108 x 66 x 40mm (4.25 x 2.6 x 1.57"). Considering that the average weight of Waterproof cameras is 196g, Nikon S32 is 21 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Nikon S32 is less by 1mm more than the average length in Waterproof.

Weight Comparison
Waterproof Cameras


Nikon S32
175g
Average weight
196g
Min weight
110g
Max weight
307g

Thickness Comparison
Waterproof Cameras


Nikon S32
40mm
Average Thickness
28mm
Min Thickness
19mm
Max Thickness
89mm

Here is the front and top view image of Nikon Coolpix S32 with the dimensions:

Nikon Coolpix S32

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Coolpix S32 Dimensions Coolpix S32
Nikon Coolpix S33 Nikon S33 221 g 175 g 110 x 66 x 27 mm 108 x 66 x 40 mm
Fujifilm FinePix XP70 Fujifilm XP70 179 g 175 g 104 x 67 x 26 mm 108 x 66 x 40 mm
Ricoh WG-20 Ricoh WG-20 164 g 175 g 114 x 58 x 28 mm 108 x 66 x 40 mm
Olympus Tough TG-4 Olympus TG-4 247 g 175 g 112 x 66 x 31 mm 108 x 66 x 40 mm
Fujifilm XP90 Fujifilm XP90 203 g 175 g 110 x 71 x 28 mm 108 x 66 x 40 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS4 Panasonic TS4 197 g 175 g 103 x 64 x 27 mm 108 x 66 x 40 mm
Canon PowerShot D30 Canon D30 218 g 175 g 109 x 68 x 28 mm 108 x 66 x 40 mm
Nikon Coolpix S3600 Nikon S3600 125 g 175 g 97 x 58 x 20 mm 108 x 66 x 40 mm

Specifications of Nikon Coolpix S32


General
Brand Nikon
Model Coolpix S32
Announced February, 2014
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 5
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 5.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 3.10
Flash Modes n/a
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/3
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions 4.8 x 3.6 mm
Sensor Area 17.3 mm²
Sensor Resolution 13 MP
Max Image Resolution 4160 x 3120
Max Native ISO 1600
Min Native ISO 125
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
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 220 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model EN-EL19
Physical
Weight 175 g
Physical Dimensions 108 x 66 x 40 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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