Summary Nikon S3100

Prices Price
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Score Snapsort rank
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Specifications Key specs
Help 5x
Screen size
Help 2.7"
Help f/3.2
Screen resolution
Help 230k dots
Wide angle
Help 26 mm
Movie format
Help 720p @ 30fps
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Nikon Coolpix S3100Nikon Coolpix S3100

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"The Coolpix S3100 generally produces well exposed images although on occasions the camera underexposed a touch in bright conditions with colours accurately reproduced." | talking about the camera's image-quality
"Noise performance isn't as good as the Coolpix S3000 but this is likely to be due to the higher resolution." | talking about the camera's iso-noise
"The camera is easy to grip and the menu system is simple to navigate." | talking about the camera's feel


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The Nikon S3100 vs other recent compacts

Size Really small Help
Ultra compact (94×58×18 mm)
Weight Light Help
118 g
Thickness Thin Help
Lowest price Inexpensive Help


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The Nikon S3100 vs other recent compacts

Zoom Below average zoom Help
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
230k dots
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Sensor shift
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
4 seconds
Movie format HD movies Help
720p @ 30fps
Screen size Small screen Help
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
0.7 fps
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Announced Old Help
February 2011
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users


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Nikon Coolpix S3100
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Ali (6:48 PM, February 21, 2012)
How to avoid blurry snaps with NiKon S3100 ????? Please help me out ........................!
Nikongerl (4:48 PM, December 09, 2011)
Own one..find it's an ok camera.  I like the features and filters....nice.  Picture quality could be a bit nicer.
one-vic (3:51 PM, December 02, 2011)
it's can take 360' wide image, but you can't do that without pc
N Malakar 3579 (8:22 AM, December 01, 2011)
I want to know how to take panorama shots in the coolpix s3100...Please assist.
Khalid Alzubaidi (6:08 AM, October 15, 2011)
all-in-all S3100 is very good for its price.