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Nikon COOLPIX P330 Digital Camera (Black)

B&H # NICPP330B Mfr # 26414
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Product Highlights
  • 12.2MP 1/1.7" BSI CMOS Sensor
  • 24-120mm NIKKOR Lens (35mm Equiv)
  • Fast f/1.8 Maximum Aperture
  • 3.0" 921k-Dot AR-Coated LCD Monitor
  • Full HD 1080p Video with Stereo Sound
  • RAW Still Photo Capture
  • VR Image Stabilization
  • 3D Photo Mode
  • Wi-Fi with Optional WU-1a Adapter
  • Built-in GPS

The black Nikon COOLPIX P330 Digital Camera is a point-and-shoot equipped with a 12.2MP 1/1.7" Back Side Illuminated CMOS image sensor. Its 5x Zoom-NIKKOR ED glass lens utilizes Vibration Reduction technology to compensate for camera movement and to help you capture clear shots even with unsteady hands. It features a focal length of 5.1-25.5mm, equivalent to 24-120mm in 35mm format, and a fast maximum aperture of f/1.8. Together, the CMOS sensor, fast lens, and high ISO sensitivity enable clear, detailed captures in low light.

The camera has a large 3.0-inch TFT LCD screen with an anti-reflective coating and a resolution of 921k pixels. Record Full HD 1080p video with stereo sound and connect the supplied EG-CP16 cable for playback on your TV. Capture RAW (NRW) still images for a high level of creative control, and take composite 3D photos for realistic playback on compatible monitors.

Using the optional WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter and your compatible iOS or Android smartphone or tablet, benefit from Wi-Fi capability for easy photo and video sharing. Simply download and install the Wireless Mobile Utility application on your device and you're good to go. Built-in GPS records the location of each shot you take.

BSI CMOS Sensor
Featuring a resolution of 12.2MP, the 1/1.7" Back Side Illuminated CMOS image sensor features optimal sensitivity and noise reduction capabilities, enabling clear, detailed shots even in certain low-light situations without a flash.
24-120mm f/1.8 NIKKOR Lens
The 5x Zoom-NIKKOR lens has a focal length of 5.1-25.5mm, equivalent to 24-120mm in 35mm format, and a fast f/1.8 maximum aperture for great low-light shots. It utilizes Vibration Reduction technology to overcome the effects of camera shake for blur-free shots. The lens features ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass, which allows for superior sharpness and color rendition by minimizing chromatic aberration. ED glass offers all the benefits of calcium fluorite-based glass--with none of the drawbacks. The lens features a seven-blade iris diaphragm for sharp in-focus points and pleasing background blur in the out-of-focus regions of your images
3.0" 921k-Dot LCD Monitor
The large 3.0-inch TFT LCD screen features an anti-reflective coating and a resolution of 921k pixels. Nikon's Clear Color Display technology improves visibility for clearer, more vivid image previews and playback. The screen features five-level brightness adjustment and offers 100% frame coverage both vertically and horizontally in shooting and playback modes
Full HD 1080p Video
Record Full HD 1080p video with stereo sound. Connect the included EG-CP16 cable for playback on your TV, or an optional HDMI cable for HDTV viewing via the camera's HDMI port. HDMI port has the following selectable resolutions: Auto, 480p, 720p and 1080i.
Motion Blur Reduction
The camera automatically selects faster shutter speeds to compensate for subject movement when it's picked up via the Motion Detection function. Motion Blur Reduction, like Vibration Reduction in the lens, also helps the camera compensate for movement caused by unsteady hands in order to prevent blurry shots.
High ISO Sensitivity
ISO sensitivity up to 12,800 permits the maximum use of available natural light, avoiding the need for flash or long exposure times. By enabling the selection of faster shutter speeds, it also makes it easier to capture fast-moving subjects with greater clarity.
Full Manual Control and RAW Still Images
Choose from Program, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority or Manual mode for a greater level of shooting control than Auto can afford. Capture RAW (NRW) still photos for a high level of creative control in the editing stage.
Focusing
Utilizes contrast-detect TTL autofocus. You have the following options for AF-area selection: Auto (nine-area automatic selection), Center (wide, normal, spot), Face priority, Manual with 99 focus areas, Subject tracking, and Target Finding AF. Additionally, Focus Lock is available
Continuous Shooting Options
Capture up to 10 full-resolution (12MP) shots at 10fps. Options for continuous shooting include Best Shot Selector, Continuous H, Continuous H 60, Continuous H 120, Continuous L, Interval Timer, Multi-shot 16, and Pre-shooting cache
Wi-Fi with Optional WU-1a Adapter
Using the optional WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter and your compatible iOS or Android smartphone or tablet, benefit from Wi-Fi capability for easy photo and video sharing. Simply download and install the Wireless Mobile Utility application on your device and you're good to go. Or, remotely control the COOLPIX P330: see what the camera sees using your smartphone or tablet screen as the monitor, and activate the shutter from your device to capture shots
Built-in GPS
Records the latitude and longitude where each shot is taken, allowing you to create photo journals of your travels. Follow the path of your trip and every view along the way. Mapping and E-Compass help you navigate unfamiliar destinations, and the Points of Interest (POI) feature shows you nearby photo-ops like scenic lookouts and historic landmarks
Smart Portrait System
Each of the advanced functions of the Smart portrait system is designed to help produce consistently great portraits.
Scene Auto Selector/Easy Auto Mode
These functions provide quick, carefree picture-taking in a variety of situations by determining the subject and surrounding conditions, and then automatically selecting the appropriate scene mode for the shot.
Target-Finding AF
Assesses the intended subject and automatically adjusts the AF area according to its size to ensure clearly-focused images.
Subject Tracking
Follows the movement of your subject as you shoot.
3D Photography
Makes it easy to create composite images for realistic playback on 3D-capable TVs and computers.
Shooting Modes
Choose from the following: Back Light, Beach, Black and White Copy, Candlelight, Close Up, Dusk/Dawn, Fireworks Show, Food, Landscape, Museum, Night Landscape, Panorama, Party/Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Scene Auto Selector, Silhouette, Snow, Special Effects, Sports, Sunset, and 3D Photography
In-Camera Image Editing
Options available include Crop, D-Lighting, Filter Effects, RAW (NRW) Processing, Quick retouch, Skin softening, and Small Picture
Supported Languages
Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portugese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukranian
Imaging
Pixels Actual: 12.76 Megapixel
Effective: 12.2 Megapixel
Sensor 1/1.7" CMOS
File Formats Still Images: JPEG, MPO, RAW
Movies: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, MOV
Audio: AAC, WAV
Max Resolution 12MP: 4000 x 3000
Aspect Ratio 4:3
Image Stabilization Optical
Optics
Lens NIKKOR, 7 elements in 6 groups
EFL: 5.1-25.5 mm (35 mm equivalent: 24-120 mm)
Aperture: f/1.8 (W) - 5.6 (T) to f/9
Zoom Optical: 5x
Digital: 2x
Focus Range Wide: 1.0' (0.30 m) - Infinity
Telephoto: 1.7' (0.52 m) - Infinity
Exposure Control
ISO Sensitivity 80-12800
Shutter Type: Electronic & Mechanical
Speed: 1 - 1/4000 sec
60 - 1/2000 sec in Manual Mode
Exposure Metering Center-weighted, Matrix, Spot
Exposure Modes Modes: AE Bracketing, Aperture Priority, Manual, Programmed Auto, Shutter Priority
Compensation: -2 EV to +2 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)
Shooting Modes 3D Photo
Back Light
Beach
Black and White Copy
Candle
Close Up
Dusk/Dawn
Fireworks
Food
Landscape
Museum
Night Landscape
Panorama
Party/Indoor
Pet Portrait
Portrait
Scene Auto Selector
Snow
Sports
Sunset
White Balance Modes Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Preset Manual
Burst Rate Up to 10 fps at 12 MP for up to 10 frames
Self Timer 10 Sec, 2 Sec
Interval Recording Yes
Flash
Flash Modes TTL Auto
Built-in Flash Yes
Maximum Effective Flash Range Wide: 1.64 - 21.33' (0.5 - 6.5 m)
Telephoto: 1.64 - 8.20' (0.5 - 2.5 m)
Memory
Built-in Memory 15MB
Memory Card Type SD
SDHC
SDXC
Recording
Video Recording Yes, NTSC/PAL
Resolution 1920 x 1080: 30 fps, 25 fps, 24 fps
1920 x 1080: 60 fps, 50 fps
1280 x 720: 30 fps, 25 fps
960 x 540: 30 fps, 25 fps
640 x 480: 30 fps, 25 fps
Video
Audio Recording With Video + Voice Memo, Stereo
Viewfinder/Display
Screen 3.0" LCD Rear Screen (921,000 pixels)
Connectivity/System Requirements
Connectivity AV Output
USB 2.0
Environmental
Operating/Storage Temperature 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Humidity: 0 - 85%
Power
Battery EN-EL12 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 3.7VDC, 1050mAh
AC Power Adapter EH-69P (Included)
Physical
Dimensions (WxHxD) 4.1 x 2.3 x 1.3" / 10.4 x 5.8 x 3.3 cm Excluding projections
Weight 7.1 oz / 201 g With battery and SD memory card

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NikonCOOLPIX P330 Digital Camera (Black)
 
4.5

(based on 53 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good image quality (45)
  • Compact (44)
  • Easy to use (41)
  • Good in low light (41)
  • Image stabilization (36)

Cons

  • No viewfinder (13)
  • Short battery life (9)
  • Lag / shutter delay (7)
  • Limited zoom (7)
  • Poor flash (6)

Best Uses

  • Travel (39)
  • Family photos (37)
  • Low light (30)
  • Landscape/scenery (28)
  • Video (14)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Photo enthusiast (28), Casual photographer (11), Semi-pro photographer (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (47), Yes (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Wonderful optics, super-compact, easy

This is my second Coolpix P series, it replaces a P3100 that I took all over the world. Love the great Nikon optics, and compact footprint. Now with the expanded sensor and GPS...Read complete review

This is my second Coolpix P series, it replaces a P3100 that I took all over the world. Love the great Nikon optics, and compact footprint. Now with the expanded sensor and GPS it's better than ever. Great menu makes this easty to use in manual or auto modes. This camera is a joy to use. Almost everyday I have it in my pocket which is the key to capturing great photos. Highly recommended. Only downside is the long processing time to write to card when using the low noise settings. Night portraits are only average. Check out the reviews, it's a great Nikon product. Bright LCD Display.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not up to Nikon Standards

This is a very compact enthusiast camera. Easy to hold with its finger bump in front and thumbrest in back. The controls are pretty straight forward and the mode selection is comprehensive. In...Read complete review

This is a very compact enthusiast camera. Easy to hold with its finger bump in front and thumbrest in back. The controls are pretty straight forward and the mode selection is comprehensive. In particular, the highspeed burst mode is a treat. Unfortunately, the optical and sensor performance are not so great. I expected the new sensor to exhibit better noise properties than the earlier P7000/P7100 models, but it appears to give about the same results over the same iso range. And photos captured in RAW format have very high distortion at the wide end and pretty soft corners, even stopped down. If I wanted jpeg quality, I'dve opted for a model with a wider zoom range at a lower price. As it is, I'll likely use my LX-5 more often than the P330. But I'll carry the two on outings where I don't want to cart around my D800E, the P330 to back up the LX-5.

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4.0

Great little companion

By Andie

from Buenos Aires

About Me Photography Student

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Fast/accurate auto-focus
  • Good Image Quality
  • Good Image Stabilization
  • Good in Low Light
  • Nice Body Color
  • Short Lag Time
  • Small / Compact

Cons

  • Limited Zoom
  • No Viewfinder

Best Uses

  • Family Photos
  • Indoors/Low Light
  • Landscape/Scenery
  • Sports/Action
  • Travel

Comments about COOLPIX P330 Digital Camera (Black):

I take it with me everywhere.
As a lighweight, well built, versitile camera is the best you can find in compacts nowadays.
Great in low light, stable, auto-focus.
Only bad thing, miss the viewfinder.

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4.0

great photos with portability

By Catvet

from Washougal, WA

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Fast/accurate auto-focus
  • Good Image Quality
  • Good Image Stabilization
  • Large Clear LCD
  • Short Lag Time
  • Small / Compact

Cons

  • Poor Flash
  • Short Battery Life

Best Uses

  • Family Photos
  • Travel

Comments about COOLPIX P330 Digital Camera (Black):

We take trips all over the world and carry our big cameras with us but sometimes we are doing activities where the big cameras are too much liability (bicycing on roads and trails, hiking, family photos), and then we take this camera along. Out only complaint is that these type of cameras last for about 2-3 years...and then something becomes a fatal flaw and they die.

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5.0

Wonderful camera

By B-Man

from Twin Falls, ID

About Me Casual Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Good Image Quality
  • Good in Low Light
  • Large Clear LCD
  • Nice Body Color
  • Small / Compact

Cons

  • Lag / Shutter Delay
  • No Viewfinder

Best Uses

  • Family Photos
  • Indoors/Low Light
  • Landscape/Scenery
  • Sports/Action
  • Travel
  • Wildlife photos

Comments about COOLPIX P330 Digital Camera (Black):

We bought this camera to replace an old camera that I had purchased 7 years ago. This is a big upgrade. I love being able to control the shutter speed and aperture with a point and shoot. The clarity is amazing and there are great settings to get a good picture while in automatic mode.

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4.0

My old camera is getting jealous!

By Jimmy

from Cincinnati, OH

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Fast/accurate auto-focus
  • Good Image Quality
  • Good Image Stabilization
  • Good in Low Light
  • Great Zoom
  • Small / Compact

Cons

  • No Viewfinder

Best Uses

  • Family Photos
  • Indoors/Low Light
  • Landscape/Scenery
  • Sports/Action
  • Travel
  • Video

Comments about COOLPIX P330 Digital Camera (Black):

I bought this P330 as a supplement to my SLR-like Panasonic. But it has produced such high quality photos with its much smaller size and much less weight, I feel I would use it more and more frequently. It is a P&S camera but it has most of the functions and controls my old one has plus high video quality.

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5.0

Great buy

By Joey

from Huntington Beach

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Cool Looking Camera
  • Easy To Use
  • Fast/accurate auto-focus
  • Good Image Quality
  • Good Image Stabilization
  • Good in Low Light
  • Great Zoom
  • Large Clear LCD
  • Nice Body Color
  • Short Lag Time
  • Small / Compact

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • Family Photos
  • Flexible
  • Indoors/Low Light
  • Landscape/Scenery
  • Sports/Action
  • Travel
  • Video
  • Weddings/Events
  • Wildlife photos

Comments about COOLPIX P330 Digital Camera (Black):

Nkon P330 was a surprise present to my grandson, it was a perfect first camera. I've been a Nikon and Canon buff. I currently own a OES 5D mark iii. My grandson expressed an interest so naturally consider Nikon and Canon. The coolpix P330 was a perfect choice considering the advance features, picture quality and ease of use. The construction was also important considering that the camera would be in a backpack and bicycle a great deal. We are both excited and I can see it will be challenged but I feel it is rugged enough to handle the situation (my grandson).

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  • Yes

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5.0

Nikon Coolpix P330- Awesome!

By ELLII

from Ramsey, NJ

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Black White Tonality
  • Easy To Use
  • Fast/accurate auto-focus
  • Good Image Quality
  • Good Image Stabilization
  • Good in Low Light
  • Great Zoom
  • Large Clear LCD
  • Nice Body Color
  • Short Lag Time
  • Small / Compact

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • Americana
  • Landscape/Scenery
  • Street Photography
  • Travel

Comments about COOLPIX P330 Digital Camera (Black):

I own a variety of professional Nikon gear but tend to favor Nikon Coolpix Point & Shoot cameras for much of my street shooting because they are inconspicuous and discrete. On a recent trip to Virginia, I found the Nikon Coolpix P330 to deliver smooth, sharply focused and detailed monochrome images on par with much more expensive cameras. I enjoy the variety and flexibility of the manual controls, the handling and the small size of this camera.

The build quality is superb and the user interface is quite intuitive. My focus is on making beautiful images and the Nikon Coolpix P330 is a tool that enables me to do so in a straightforward and no nonsense manner. The momochrome JPEGs straigh out of the camera are simply beautiful.

This is a great camera and I highly recommend it. As ususal, the service and support at B&H was superb. Thank you my friends!

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5.0

Great Camera

By Road Glider

from Shelbyville, KY

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Fast/accurate auto-focus
  • Good Image Quality
  • Large Clear LCD
  • Small / Compact

Cons

  • No Viewfinder

Best Uses

  • Family Photos
  • Travel

Comments about COOLPIX P330 Digital Camera (Black):

I regularly use a DSLR Nikon for my photography, but I wanted a camera I could stick in my pocket for use at any time. But, it had to give me creative capabilities!! Not just a point-and-shoot, but I wanted to be in control of aperture, shutter and ISO. I wanted vibration reduction. I REALLY wanted raw files out of the unit, as I post process my images and raw files are much easier to work with. After some research, it became apparent that the Nikon P330 was what I wanted. I've had it a couple of weeks now, and it has not disappointed me. The photos from this camera are not as good as the photos from my DSLR, but they aren't supposed to be. Still, I am very satisfied with the results. I'd do it all over again.

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5.0

Great pocketable camera

By Bob

from Alabama

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Easy To Hold Securely
  • Easy To Use
  • Good Image Quality
  • Good Image Stabilization
  • Good in Low Light
  • Large Clear LCD
  • Nice Body Color
  • Small / Compact

Cons

  • Lag / Shutter Delay

Best Uses

  • Indoors/Low Light
  • Landscape/Scenery
  • Macro photos
  • Travel
  • Video

Comments about COOLPIX P330 Digital Camera (Black):

By its very nature any small point-and -shoot camera winds up being a compromise of sorts, and not a DSLR replacement, so the trick is finding one that is strong in the areas that matter based on intended use. For me, this camera does that. It shoots RAW, has a fast lens with a practical zoom range, has great macro capability, takes really good video, is easy to grip and hold securely, and has above average image quality. All this at a hugely competitive price point, plus it is a Nikon.

However, this is maybe not the camera for snapping pics of small children and pets in motion, simply due to the time it takes to turn on, focus, and make any automatic adjustments that have been selected. This camera is more suited to a shooting style that is more compositional than reactive.

It doesn't replace my DSLR. But what it does that a DSLR doesn't, is enable me to have an excellent camera with me at all times. Kudos to Nikon, this camera is awesome!

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5.0

Pretty Nice

By Jbn

from Denton, TX

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Good Image Quality
  • Good in Low Light
  • Large Clear LCD
  • Nice Body Color

Cons

  • Limited Zoom

Best Uses

  • Family Photos
  • Indoors/Low Light
  • Landscape/Scenery
  • Travel

Comments about COOLPIX P330 Digital Camera (Black):

I bought this because I wanted to take nice low-light pictures without having to spend a lot of money on a DSLR. It's probably not as good as one, but it definitely does its job well. It takes nice landscape pictures around sunset. It also takes nice picture in the day and nice selfies (but don't all camera work well in the day?). I needed to record something for a school project in the day, and it was pretty decent at it too (so long as for movie maker you pick the HD video making thing). I rarely ever use the flash, so I couldn't comment on that. The battery life is pretty spot-on in what the website claims. The standby time is pretty impressive. I fully charged it around 2 weeks ago, and I just checked on it. It's still at a full bar. I did a fair share of research on what camera to get for this price point, and you should too. This is definitely something you should consider.

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4.0

Comfortable with B&H

By Frank

from Johnson City, TN

About Me Casual Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Fast/accurate auto-focus
  • Good Image Quality
  • Good Image Stabilization
  • Good in Low Light
  • Great Zoom
  • Large Clear LCD
  • Short Lag Time
  • Small / Compact

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about COOLPIX P330 Digital Camera (Black):

      The camera is a nice upgrade from four year old model the clarity of the pics is almost startleing.

      I've made other purchases at B&H and have never been disappointed.

      Couldn't beat the price anywhere else either.

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      4.0

      Good pocket camera

      By Dali

      from Chicago, IL

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Fast/accurate auto-focus
      • Good Image Quality
      • Good Image Stabilization
      • Good in Low Light
      • Great Zoom
      • Large Clear LCD
      • Nice Body Color
      • Short Lag Time
      • Small / Compact

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Indoors/Low Light
        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Travel

        Comments about COOLPIX P330 Digital Camera (Black):

        Nice wide angle, low light at wide angle. Takes good interior shots at my job sites. Fits in pocket OK.

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        4.0

        Excellent small camera

        By Kouros

        from Fort Lauderdale, Florida

        About Me Casual Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Fast/accurate auto-focus
        • Good Image Quality
        • Good in Low Light
        • Small / Compact

        Cons

        • Lag / Shutter Delay
        • Limited Zoom

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Travel

        Comments about COOLPIX P330 Digital Camera (Black):

        Sometimes my 35mm camera is too bulky to carry, so I wanted a small camera to put in my pocket. I also wanted a camera that took good pictures. This camera is just that. It takes excellent pictures. It is easy to use if you just want a simple camera, but you can also use it in the manual setting. And it is light and small enough to go into a pocket. The only downside is that when you turn it on it does take a little longer to come on - so you may miss a photo that you wanted to take right away.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Great Camera

        By Bill

        from MPLS

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Fast/accurate auto-focus
        • Good Image Quality
        • Good Image Stabilization
        • Good in Low Light
        • Great Zoom
        • Large Clear LCD
        • Short Lag Time
        • Small / Compact

        Cons

        • No Viewfinder

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Indoors/Low Light
        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Sports/Action
        • Travel
        • Video
        • Weddings/Events
        • Wildlife photos

        Comments about COOLPIX P330 Digital Camera (Black):

        This is as close as I have found to a replacement for a DSLR. I wish it had a true view finder and flash hotshoe but other than those two little gripes it is a GREAT camera that takes great quality pictures!

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        4.0

        Excellent Compact Camera

        By TS

        from Linton, IN

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Good Image Quality
        • Good Image Stabilization
        • Good in Low Light
        • Large Clear LCD
        • Small / Compact

        Cons

        • No Viewfinder

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Travel

        Comments about COOLPIX P330 Digital Camera (Black):

        I purchased this camera to replace my Sony WX1 when it was lost. After researching many camera brands I decided on this Nikon P330. Cost was a factor….I didn't want to pay over$ so B&H's price was the deciding factor.The camera performs very well & shoots excellent photos. Nikon has built a nice, compact camera that will serve my purpose. So far I am quite pleased.

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        5.0

        Coolpix P330

        By Steve

        from San Francisco, Ca.

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Price

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about COOLPIX P330 Digital Camera (Black):

            Haven't printed any pictures yet but from the camera they look pretty good. The only problem so far is the small button to take the pictures. I don't know how they can sell such a wonderfull camera for so cheap.

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            5.0

            The RIGHT camera ... finally!

            By Rick

            from Commerce, TX

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Fast/accurate auto-focus
            • Good Image Quality
            • Good Image Stabilization
            • Good in Low Light
            • Great Zoom
            • Large Clear LCD
            • Nice Body Color
            • Short Lag Time
            • Small / Compact

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos
              • Indoors/Low Light
              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Travel
              • Video
              • Wildlife photos

              Comments about COOLPIX P330 Digital Camera (Black):

              I own several cameras. Too many. I get them use them, abuse them at work and play. Generally find the limitations (weaknesses) and start looking again. This time I sought the advise of a top professional photographer and faculty member at the university down the street. He gave me a very short list with the big star beside the CoolPix P330. It is perfect for travel, work, video and quick shots. We are leaving the big expensive DSLR at home as we travel abroad and taking our little Nikon instead. It's the RIGHT price, with the RIGHT features (lots of scenes, settings, manual and AF), RIGHT sensor, RIGHT lens and zoom, and important for active travel - light and RIGHT sized.

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              5.0

              Only good things to tell.

              By Ivan

              from Belgium

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

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              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Fast/accurate auto-focus
              • Good Image Quality
              • Good Image Stabilization
              • Good in Low Light
              • Great Zoom
              • Large Clear LCD
              • Nice Body Color
              • Short Lag Time
              • Small / Compact

              Cons

              • Flash Not Automatic

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos
              • Indoors/Low Light
              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Travel
              • Video
              • Weddings/Events

              Comments about COOLPIX P330 Digital Camera (Black):

              Great pocket camera.
              Wide and detailed screen ; easy to use ; great lens ; doesn't need a lot of light to have clear pictures.
              Only min-point = you need to activate the flash by hand.

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              5.0

              Great Camera!

              By Gilda Harley Rider

              from Sparta, NJ

              About Me Casual Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Fast/accurate auto-focus
              • Good Image Quality
              • Good Image Stabilization
              • Good in Low Light
              • Great Zoom
              • Large Clear LCD
              • Nice Body Color
              • Short Lag Time
              • Small / Compact

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Family Photos

                Comments about COOLPIX P330 Digital Camera (Black):

                Very durable casing and extremely easy to use! Crystal clear screen and great print quality.

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                5.0

                Great camera

                By ZT

                from PA

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Fast/accurate auto-focus
                • Good Image Quality
                • Good Image Stabilization
                • Good in Low Light
                • Great Zoom
                • Large Clear LCD
                • Nice Body Color
                • Short Lag Time
                • Small / Compact

                Cons

                • No Auto Flash Pop Up

                Best Uses

                • Family Photos

                Comments about COOLPIX P330 Digital Camera (Black):

                Fantastic features. Better clarity than my digital DSLR. All around easy to use and extremely fast. I have used a lot of "point and shoot" cameras and this is hands down the best.

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                5.0

                Small Size Superb Quality

                By Nikon Guy

                from Pipersville , PA.

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Fast/accurate auto-focus
                • Good Image Quality
                • Good Image Stabilization
                • Good in Low Light
                • Great Zoom
                • Large Clear LCD
                • Nice Body Color
                • Short Lag Time
                • Small / Compact

                Cons

                • No Viewfinder
                • Short Battery Life

                Best Uses

                • Family Photos
                • Indoors/Low Light
                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Travel
                • Video
                • Weddings/Events
                • Wildlife photos

                Comments about COOLPIX P330 Digital Camera (Black):

                I mostly shoot everything from candids , peolpe , still life , landscapes , etc.

                Already own Nikon D700 , D7100 , P7000 , Coolpix AW110 , & few other
                Nikon Products through the years . Ive had used Nikon since I had started with photography since 35mm film .

                I really love the size of this camera , easy to hold , great lcd screen, high resolution screen , awesome quality lens , great zoom range from wide to short telephoto , easy camera menu , nice layout with buttons & use of functions . Also has the option to shoot NEF RAW files beside just JPG's

                What I don't like is ... When you shoot raw files it takes a moment to buffer before you can shoot or review the photo . But its about a 2-3 second delay . Also the battery is small it will not last as long as some of the bigger batteries used in other cameras . But you could easily buy a second battery to carry with you .

                All in All this is a awesome camera & I would recommend it to anybody looking for a compact camera with great sensor that shoots raw files & takes awesome photos considering the size of this camera .

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