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Nikon COOLPIX S3000 12.0 MP Digital Camera - Plum

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Product Information
Strikingly colorful 12 megapixel camera encased in a super-slim metal body and available in a range of eye-catching colors. Its combination of advanced automatic features with vibrant take-anywhere style makes it perfect for capturing stunning images with ease wherever you go. Whether you shoot pictures or movie-clips, consistently sharp results are assured thanks to the precision Nikkor wideangle 4x zoom lens and four advanced anti-blur technologies that automatically minimize the effects of camera shake, subject movement or low light. No matter what the occasion, Nikon's Smart Portrait System guarantees picture-perfect portraits where everyone has smiling faces and open eyes. The Coolpix S3000 - a stunning performer you can color to taste.

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Product Identifiers
BrandNikon
ModelS3000
MPNS3000PLUM
UPC018208098118, 018208262113, 689466257588, 689466257595, 689466257601, 689466257618, 797734269697, 8565223565245

Key Features
Camera TypePoint & Shoot
Optical Zoom4x
Digital Zoom4x
Sensor Resolution12.0 MP
Screen Size2.7"

Optical Sensor
Sensor Size1/2.3"
Sensor TypeCCD

Lens System
Macro Focus Range8cm
Focus AdjustmentAutomatic
Auto Focus typeTTL contrast detection
Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera27 - 108mm

Exposure
Exposure ModesAutomatic, Program
Light SensitivityISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO auto (80-1600), ISO auto (80-400), ISO auto (80-800)
Light Sensitivity Max3200

Camera Flash
Flash TypeBuilt-in flash
Red Eye ReductionYes
Flash ModesAuto Mode, Fill-in Mode, OFF mode, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Synchro

Memory / Storage
Integrated Memory size47 MB
Supported Flash MemorySD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Viewfinder
Viewfinder TypeNone

Dimensions
Depth0.8 in.
Height2.2 in.
Width3.71 in.
Weight4.1 Oz.

Display
Display TypeLCD
Display RotationBuilt-in
Screen DetailsLCD display - TFT active matrix - 2.7" - color
Display Size2.7"

Microphone
Microphone TypeMicrophone - built-in - electret condenser - mono
Microphone Operation ModeMono

Connections
Connector Types1 x USB, 1 x composite video/audio output
Expansion Slot1 x SD Memory Card

Battery
Battery Form FactorManufacturer specific

File Format
Still Image FormatJPEG

Resolution
Max Video Resolution640 x 480

Environmental Parameters
Min Operating Temperature0 °C
Max Operating Temperature40 °C

Other Features
Additional FeaturesAudio Recording, Automatic Face Tracking, Best Shot Selector (BSS), Blink Detection, D-Lighting Technology, Digital Image Stabilization, Intelligent Scene Selector, Motion Detection, Red eye Fix, Smile Capture, USB Charging
Face DetectionYes
Shooting ModesFrame Movie Mode

Miscellaneous
Special EffectsBlack & White, Cyanotype, Normal, Sepia, Vivid
Video Capture640 x 480 - 30 fps

eBay Product ID: EPID100105862

Reviews & Research

CNET Editors' reviewGood

  • THE GOOD

    Very small, lightweight; easy to operate; inexpensive.

  • THE BAD

    Inconsistent autofocus; poor low-light photos.

  • THE BOTTOM LINE

    The Nikon Coolpix S3000 is an attractive inexpensive ultracompact that's a step above your average camera phone.

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Customer Reviews

Average review score based on 697 user reviews

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of customers recommend this product

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Created: 12/26/10

Slim, portable & cool Nikon coolpox S3000 DC

Review For: Nikon COOLPIX S3000 12.0 MP Digital Camera - Plum

Very good product for home users. I bought the red one last month. The design is slim , cool, very light and portable( it weighs only 116G!). The quality of pictures is very good, can be printed directly, you don't need to photoshop the photos at all. It saves me a lot of time on using the photoshop software( I am a business seller on ebay, therefore I need to handle a lot of product photos every day) The LCD dispaly is big and clear, can disply pictures very well for checking.
Over 6 scene modes to be chosen, esay to use, I found the DC is good at shooting portrait(having the Face-priority AF) and scenery especially. It also has the winking & smile-face recognition function, will remind you if some one had been winked when shooting, very cute!

Disadvantage: don't show the power level of battery on LCD display, you will not know how much power left until the last moment when encounting the tip"the battery power has been exhausted" suddenly.

Overall, a very good product at a very reasonable price, I like it.

18 of 18 people found this review helpful. Was this review helpful? Yes | No

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Created: 11/28/11

good camera. convenient, simple, easy to use.

Yes, I would recommend this product to a friend.
Review For: Nikon COOLPIX S3000 12.0 MP Digital Camera - Plum

this is a pretty handy little camera, very nice for the price. it is easy to use, even if you don't read the manual. (though reading it through once did help.) a lot of it you can figure out by pressing the menu button.

i like that it can slip into a shirt of jeans pocket, and it takes pretty good pictures for such a little thing. it was very handy to take on my last cruise and have at the ready all the time.

if your digital camera is more than a few years old, you can get more bang for your buck with what's available now. more megapixels, more zoom. more features, handy smaller size. holds its charge for a long time, nice slim battery. it's not a pro camera, but you wouldn't want to carry a bigger camera with you all the time.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful. Was this review helpful? Yes | No

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Created: 06/12/11

Great camera for the price point, recommended over other brands and styles!

Yes, I would recommend this product to a friend.
Review For: Nikon COOLPIX S3000 12.0 MP Digital Camera - Plum

This is my 2nd S3000, as I use them in my business. For the money, this camera is excellent. The features are good and the main feature I need is the ability to date stamp photos. Many cameras do not have this feature. I also use the video quite often, and it works very well. The size, picture quality and ease of use is very good. I have bought other cameras and always gone back to this one. This camera isn't available at Best Buy anymore, and I don't know about other stores. I take on average 400 pictures a day and download them at night. This camera has handled it with no problem. I have also been pretty hard on the camera and it hasn't broken or had any issues. I recommend this camera to anyone who is on the go, taking a bunch of pictures and needs to quickly download. I have used many other brands and styles and this is the one I go back to.

8 of 8 people found this review helpful. Was this review helpful? Yes | No

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