Nikon Coolpix S5300 Review

Overall Score

42

Main Features

  • 16 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • 26-208 mm (8x) F3.7-6.6 Zoom Lens
  • 125 - 6400 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 7 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 97 x 58 x 21 mm, 138g.
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Nikon Coolpix S5300 Overview


First introduced in January, 2014, Nikon Coolpix S5300 is a 16 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CMOS sensor.


Nikon S5300 comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Nikon Coolpix S5300

Sensor resolution of Nikon S5300 ~ 4613 x 3468 pixels.

Nikon S5300 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 S5300


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Nikon Coolpix S5300 with competitors in small sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
AF Face Detection
Manual Focus
99 Focus Points
±2 AE Bracketing Range
Optical Image Stabilization
7.0 fps Continuous Shooting
3.7 Lens at Wide
138g Light Body
26 mm Wide Angle Lens
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/1500s
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.7
Low Screen Resolution: 460k dots
No Articulating Screen
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/1500s
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F6.6
Low Battery Life: 180 shots
Type Scores

Nikon Coolpix S5300 has an Overall Score of 42/100 and ranked #328 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #710 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Nikon S5300 Scores
Imaging score
21
Features score
47
Value for money score
59
Portability score
98
Overall score
42
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 S5300


Nikon Coolpix S5300 weighs 138g and has external dimensions of 97 x 58 x 21mm (3.82 x 2.28 x 0.83"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Compact cameras is 175g, Nikon S5300 is 37 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Nikon S5300 is less by 1mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Compact.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Nikon S5300
138g
Average weight
175g
Min weight
103g
Max weight
423g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Nikon S5300
21mm
Average Thickness
26mm
Min Thickness
10mm
Max Thickness
60mm

Here is the front and top view image of Nikon Coolpix S5300 with the dimensions:

Nikon Coolpix S5300

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Coolpix S5300 Dimensions Coolpix S5300
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830 Sony W830 122 g 138 g 93 x 52 x 23 mm 97 x 58 x 21 mm
Nikon Coolpix S6500 Nikon S6500 250 g 138 g 95 x 58 x26 x mm 97 x 58 x 21 mm
Nikon Coolpix S3600 Nikon S3600 125 g 138 g 97 x 58 x 20 mm 97 x 58 x 21 mm
Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS Canon ELPH 340 HS 147 g 138 g 100 x 58 x 22 mm 97 x 58 x 21 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80 Sony WX80 124 g 138 g 92 x 52 x 22 mm 97 x 58 x 21 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220 Sony WX220 121 g 138 g 92 x 52 x 22 mm 97 x 58 x 21 mm
Canon SX170 IS 251 g 138 g 108 x 71 x 44 mm 97 x 58 x 21 mm
Canon PowerShot S120 Canon S120 217 g 138 g 100 x 59 x 29 mm 97 x 58 x 21 mm

Specifications of Nikon Coolpix S5300


General
Brand Nikon
Model Coolpix S5300
Announced January, 2014
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 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 99
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/4 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/1500 sec
Continuous Shooting 7.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 3.50
Flash Modes n/a
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CMOS
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 6400
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 180 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model EN-EL19
Physical
Weight 138 g
Physical Dimensions 97 x 58 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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