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Nikon COOLPIX S9300: Review

The Nikon COOLPIX S9300 is a new Nikon camera body with a very thin but with cutting-edge technologies. The device is equipped with 16 MP CMOS sensor with backlight and super 18x optical zoom NIKKOR lens with ED glass, in addition to the tried and tested system of vibration reduction (VR) Lens-shift that combats the effects of camera movement in real time. The camera is also equipped with a GPS system that allows you to geotag your photos wherever we may be.

Nikon COOLPIX S9300: Design

The new Nikon COOLPIX S9300 features a super slim camera body with a maximum thickness of 30.4 mm and a minimum size of only 23 mm. Despite the extremely thin body of this device is a real concentrate of technology, and on the back at the camera has an LCD screen of 7.5 cm (3 inches) and a resolution of 921000 points: This high resolution enables the end user to observe their own photographs perfectly even in low-light conditions thanks to the technology Nikon Clear high contrast.

Nikon COOLPIX S9300: Features and Functionality

The new Nikon COOLPIX S9300 in addition to having a camera body super thin, robust, has an optical zoom lens for wide-angle NIKKOR 18x (24-450 mm) with ED glass lens that allows for crisp, clear shots at any distance.

The 16 MP CMOS sensor with backlight due to the greater amount of light received on the sensitive area, allows you to take clear pictures in all lighting conditions, thanks to the powerful graphics processor EXPEED C2. The device is equipped with a vibration reduction (VR) Lens-shift that combats the effects of camera movement in real time, allowing the end user to obtain still images and movies.

The Nikon COOLPIX S9300 can also record Full HD movie (1080p) to easily record excellent video with stereo sound and in extremely simple and fast thanks to the dedicated video record button, and the camera is also equipped with a camera system that allows you to suspend recovery and continue it later, but on the same file.

Also during the making of the movies you can use the optical zoom and auto focus as well as record video in iFrame format. Thanks to the presence of an HDMI connector it will also be possible to connect the device to your Full HD television.

Nikon COOLPIX S9300
Nikon COOLPIX S9300

Excellent function simplified overview to 360° / 180° which allows you to shoot panoramic vertically and horizontally, and then create the panoramic dynamics. The 3D shooting mode allows you to create 3D playback on TV and computers compatible with the 3D function.

Unfortunately, the retouch menu, on the camera, it is of little use because the display not touched the same but the traditional type and this type of menu for retouching are perfectly suited for their work when you go to use a display and a touch.

The camera is equipped with many features such as continuous shooting speed winged, 17 scene modes, acquiring fast and accurate AF and subject tracking AF. One of the most interesting features of the camera is definitely the presence of GPS (Global Positioning System) function, which records the exact location (latitude and longitude) when shooting through the geotags in the image data (Exif), if you are not performing photographs, you can use this feature to record your route.

To complete this aspect globe-trotter of the camera thinks the presence of the planisphere, a practical reference tool that you can use to record the exact position at the time of the shots or view the routes saved to the logs GPS (can record the camera more one million positions).


The Nikon COOLPIX S9300 is definitely one of the new Nikon cameras more attractive market for both the camera body very thin and robust, which features purely globe-trotter (GPS and map onto the world) that intrigue an audience extremely diverse. Among the most interesting features, we can find the 3D shooting mode and the simplified overview to 360 ° / 180 ° in addition to the presence of a convenient mode dial or 17 scene modes available. The Nikon COOLPIX S9300 is a camera that certainly can satisfy even a demanding public.

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PROS : Map of the world; EXPEED C2, 18x optical zoom NIKKOR; Machine body extremely subtle; GPS system; 3D shooting mode, System Lens-shift vibration reduction; Compatibility with Eye-Fi X2; 16 MP CMOS sensor.

CONS : Battery Pack; non-touch Display.

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