Nikon Coolpix S3100

  • Nikon Coolpix S3100
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Based on 21 scores, 25 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    0
  • Good:
    9
  • Average:
    5
  • Bad:
    7

Pros:

  • Excellent value, well featured, decent image quality

Cons:

  • Picture quality not quite up to standard, poor LCD screen
  • Noise performance above ISO400, Macro mode

Expert reviews and ratings

By Photo Answers on 80

The Nikon Coolpix S3100 comes in a range of seven colours (silver, black, purple, red, pink, yellow & blue), is styled with smooth curves and a sleek profile, and weighs in at 118g....

By TechRadar on 80

Announced in February 2011, the Coolpix S3100 is aimed at users who want a shirt-pocket-sized camera that makes life simple. So simple, that while there are 18 scene modes to choose from, the S3100 has an Auto Scene Selector mode, so even this...

By InsideHW on

The holidays are drawing to an end. The lucky individuals have already used up their vacation days and travelled to their favourite tourist destinations. Some are largely preparing for an off-season summer holiday, whereas some won’t be able to go...

By 5FWD on 60

The Nikon Coolpix S3100 is a viable option if all you want is a cheap and cheerful compact camera. There are no stand-out features here, but it is affordable, produces reasonable images and is easy to use. Nikon Coolpix S3100 is tagged with Nikon...

By DigitalVersus on 40

While competitors' budget compacts have come on leaps and bounds (you can now pick up a stabilised compact for under £100), the Nikon Coolpix S3100 is actually less impressive than the previous model in pretty much every way—and it's...

By ElectricPig.co.uk on 60

A well built and easy to use budget cam, it's just a shame it doesn't produce better resultsThe Nikon Coolpix 3100 is the successor to last year’s S3000, and as such it shares a lot of its predecessor’s qualities – it’s a...

By Tom's Guide on

There’s a 2.7-inch display on the back (not huge), and the ability to shoot 720p video. It comes with a...

By Digital Camera Buyer on 60

With few thrills and below-average images, the S3100 is only appealing on the outside. Nikon may have covered all budgets, but we’re left wanting more Overall Our provides the latest photography news, reviews, previews, features and tecniques....

By Pocket-lint on 70

If you want a slender, good-looking compact to slip into your bag or pocket then the Nikon Coolpix S3100 makes perfect sense. However, the image quality leaves plenty to be desired and certainly isn’t for critical work. But for those on a budget...

By Cameras UK on 74

The Nikon Coolpix S3100 may be a budget digital camera, but that is no excuse for the lack of quality in the pictures it produces. There are plenty of digital cameras to choose from if you are looking for a basic pocket digital camera. This one is...

By Computeractive on 80

One of the best pocket-sized zoom snappers at this price...

By What Digital Camera on 84

For those more concerned with the aesthetic of a camera as much as the interior tech the Nikon Coolpix S3100 is an enticing prospect. With a smooth, slim body and variety of colours those with an eye for design will undoubtedly be impressed, even if...

By Trusted Reviews on 80

Not all of us are looking for a camera with which to make competition standard prints; sometimes all we want to do is point and shoot and end up with an attractive result that doesn't require much, if any, image editing. And if we can get that...

By PhotographyBLOG on 80

The S3100 is as well put together as one would expect a Nikon camera to be. The main improvements over its predecessor are a broader focal range, a couple of million extra pixels in terms of headline resolution, and High Def video rather than...

By Expert Reviews on 20

A stylish ultra-slim camera at an attractive price, but image quality is simply appalling....

By ePHOTOzine on 80

The Nikon Coolpix S3000 scored eight out of ten when we tested it back in July 2010 and the Coolpix S3100 builds on this by offering a longer zoom lens, more megapixels and HD video recording. Noise performance isn't as good as the Coolpix S3000 but...

By CNET UK on 70

The Nikon Coolpix S3100 is easy to carry, use and look at. But its image quality is pretty average, and you don't have to look hard to find other cameras that offer more features for less...

By PhotoRadar on 80

Nikon Coolpix S3100 Review: VerdictA great choice for those who want a simple, stylish point-and-shoot compact camera. It's a good camera to slip in your pocket and carry everyday, or to take to social gatherings.The Coolpix S3100 produces...

International Review By TecnoZoom on 70

La Nikon COOLPIX S3100 è una fotocamera digitale dale design semplice ma allo stesso tempo accattivante ed irriverente. Grazie al suo ridottissimo spessore è adatta ad essere trasportata ovunque e con una grandissima semplicità. Inoltre...

International Review By PC-Welt.de on

Die Nikon Coolpix S3100 ist mit einem 14 Megapixel Bildsensor ausgestattet und verfügt über einen 5-fach-Zoom. Das Display der Digitalkamera von Nikon hat eine Diagonale von 2,7 Zoll und zudem können Videoaufnahmen in HD-Qualität...