Nikon Coolpix S4300 Review

Overall Score

41

Main Features

  • 16 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 26-156 mm (6x) F3.5-6.5 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 96 x 59 x 21 mm, 139g.
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Nikon Coolpix S4300 Overview


First introduced in February, 2012, Nikon Coolpix S4300 is a 16 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Nikon S4300 comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Nikon Coolpix S4300

Sensor resolution of Nikon S4300 ~ 4613 x 3468 pixels.

Nikon S4300 has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 15,997,884 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Nikon S4300


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Nikon Coolpix S4300 with competitors in small sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Touch Screen
139g Light Body
26 mm Wide Angle Lens
Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
AF Face Detection
6.5 Lens at Tele
9 Focus Points
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Full HD Video
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F6.5
Slow Continuous Shooting: 460 fps
No Articulating Screen
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.5
Low Screen Resolution: 460k dots
Low Battery Life: 180 shots
Type Scores

Nikon Coolpix S4300 has an Overall Score of 41/100 and ranked #353 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #768 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Nikon S4300 Scores
Imaging score
21
Features score
45
Value for money score
59
Portability score
98
Overall score
41
Average Scores in Small Sensor Compact
Imaging Score
22
Features Score
34
Value For Money Score
53
Portability Score
96
Overall score
36

Physical Dimensions of Nikon S4300


Nikon Coolpix S4300 weighs 139g and has external dimensions of 96 x 59 x 21mm (3.78 x 2.32 x 0.83"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Compact cameras is 175g, Nikon S4300 is 36 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Nikon S4300 is less by 2mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Compact.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Nikon S4300
139g
Average weight
175g
Min weight
103g
Max weight
423g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Nikon S4300
21mm
Average Thickness
26mm
Min Thickness
10mm
Max Thickness
60mm

Here is the front and top view image of Nikon Coolpix S4300 with the dimensions:

Nikon Coolpix S4300

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Coolpix S4300 Dimensions Coolpix S4300
Nikon Coolpix S3600 Nikon S3600 125 g 139 g 97 x 58 x 20 mm 96 x 59 x 21 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1 Panasonic LF1 192 g 139 g 103 x 62 x 28 mm 96 x 59 x 21 mm
Olympus Tough TG-3 Olympus TG-3 247 g 139 g 112 x 66 x 31 mm 96 x 59 x 21 mm
Nikon Coolpix S6500 Nikon S6500 250 g 139 g 95 x 58 x26 x mm 96 x 59 x 21 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 139 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 96 x 59 x 21 mm
Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR Fujifilm F900EXR 232 g 139 g 105 x 61 x 36 mm 96 x 59 x 21 mm
Canon SX170 IS 251 g 139 g 108 x 71 x 44 mm 96 x 59 x 21 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810 Sony W810 111 g 139 g 97 x 56 x 21 mm 96 x 59 x 21 mm

Specifications of Nikon Coolpix S4300


General
Brand Nikon
Model Coolpix S4300
Announced February, 2012
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 5
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 460k 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 9
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 Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow-sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
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 180 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model EN-EL19
Physical
Weight 139 g
Physical Dimensions 96 x 59 x 21 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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