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Overview of the Coolpix S33
As summer approaches, many of us are starting to plan outdoor activities such as beach trips, pool parties, and camping outings. And what better way to document all the fun and memories than with a great camera? Enter the Nikon Coolpix S33, a waterproof camera that is built to withstand even the most active and adventurous lifestyles. Whether you're snorkeling in the ocean or splashing around in the pool, the S33 promises to capture every detail and moment in high quality. Let's take a closer look at this camera's key features, performance, and value, and find out why it's a must-have for your summer adventures.
Nikon Coolpix S33 Pros and Cons
Now, we will look more closely at our review of the Nikon Coolpix S33 camera. We will see what it can do and compare it to other cameras like it. We will tell you what's good about it and what's not so good. This way, you'll know if it's the camera for you!
Build and Construction
Body and dimensions
Nikon Coolpix S33
|Dimensions||110 x 66 x 27mm|
The Nikon Coolpix S33 camera is equipped with environmental seals that make it resistant to weather, preventing water and dust from entering the camera. If you enjoy outdoor photography and need a camera that can handle extreme conditions, the Coolpix S33 is an excellent choice.
Design and Handling
Main design features
|Screen Type||Fixed Type|
|Screen Resolution||230k dots|
This camera has a fixed type 2.70" screen, with a display resolution of 230k dots. This makes the Nikon Coolpix S33 not as suitable for those looking for a vlogging camera as you cannot view yourself while shooting selfies easily. Unfortunately, the camera does not have a touch screen, which may make it less user-friendly.
Nikon Coolpix S33 does not include a viewfinder. The lack of a viewfinder on the Coolpix S33 camera may make it less suitable for outdoor photography in bright conditions.
Nikon Coolpix S33 has a 13MP sized CMOS sensor. You can shoot at maximum resolution of 13 pixels. Nikon Coolpix S33 has a native ISO range of 100 - 1600 which can be boosted to null - null.
Feb 10 2015
100 - 1600
|Extended ISO||null - null|
|Max resolution||4160 x 3120 pixels|
DXO Sensor Scores
Low Light ISO
DXO mark sensor scores
The DXOmark rankings indicate that the Nikon Coolpix S33 camera has excellent color depth performance, which refers to the number of colors the sensor can distinguish. Additionally, its dynamic range is also excellent, allowing it to retain high amounts of details in both bright and dark areas of a scene. The camera's low light ISO performance is excellent, which is an important factor to consider if you plan to use it in dimly lit indoor environments or at night. Overall the image quality of the Coolpix S33 is excellent
Camera crop factor (or focal length multiplier) refers to how a camera's sensor size affects the apparent field of view of a lens. Crop factor is determined by comparing the size of a camera's sensor to that of a full-frame sensor, which is a standard reference size for camera sensors.
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Full frame equivalent
This camera: 1/3.1'
Connectivity, storage, battery
|Battery Life||220 shots|
The Nikon Coolpix S33 supports SD/SDHC/SDXC with 1 slots for storage. This may suffice for everyday use. However, for professional applications such as wedding photography, it is not recommended as a memory card malfunction could lead to the loss of all footage.
The Nikon Coolpix S33 uses the EN-EL19 model of battery pack. This is rated for 220 shots shots which is high. If you intend to take photos or record videos for an extended period, it might be a good idea to bring along additional batteries.
The Nikon Coolpix S33 has built in flash which is great for event photography and in low light situations. However it lacks an external flash shoe, which limits you to using the built-in flash.
The Nikon Coolpix S33 boasts a maximum mechanical shutter speed of 1/2000s, which is ideal for shooting fast-moving subjects in bright environments, such as in sports photography. Faster shutter speeds enable you to freeze the action and capture every detail, making it easier to get the perfect shot.
With a continuous mechanical shutter speed of n/a or an electronic shutter speed of n/a, this camera is not capable of capturing the perfect moment more easily, making it not as suited for wedding, sports, and wildlife photography. Higher shutter speeds make it easier to capture fast-paced action, ensuring that you never miss the perfect shot.
The Nikon Coolpix S33 includes contrast detection autofocus (AF), with null number of focus points.
While contrast detection is generally more accurate and precise, phase detection autofocus is faster and more effective in most situations, particularly when photographing moving subjects.
Phase detection autofocus works by dividing the incoming light into pairs and then analyzing how they intersect on the camera's sensor. This method allows the camera to determine not only if a subject is in focus but also the direction and distance needed to adjust the focus to achieve perfect sharpness.
On the other hand, contrast detection autofocus works by analyzing the contrast of an image and adjusting the focus until the highest contrast is detected. While this method is very accurate, it can be slow, especially in low light conditions or when photographing moving subjects.
The Nikon Coolpix S33 features a CMOS sensor
Yes the Coolpix S33 does have weather sealing.
The Nikon Coolpix S33 was announced on Feb 10 2015
No the Coolpix S33 does not have in-body image stabilization that can compensate for camera shake, making it easier to shoot handheld in low light conditions.
The Coolpix S33 has a native ISO range of 100-1600, which can be expanded to ISO null-null for even greater sensitivity in low light conditions.
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