Nikon Coolpix P330 review

Does Nikon's premium pocketable compact cut the mustard?

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As part of our image quality testing for the Nikon Coolpix P330 review, we've shot our resolution chart.

If you view our crops of the resolution chart's central section at 100% (or Actual Pixels) you will see that, for example, at ISO 80 the Nikon Coolpix P330 is capable of resolving up to around 22 (line widths per picture height x100) in its highest quality JPEG files.

For a full explanation of what our resolution charts mean, and how to read them, check out our full explanation of our camera testing resolution charts.

Examining images of the chart taken at each sensitivity setting reveals the following resolution scores in line widths per picture height x100:

JPEG

Nikon Coolpix P330 review

Full ISO 80 image, see the cropped (100%) versions below.

Nikon Coolpix P330 review

ISO 80, score: 22 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Nikon Coolpix P330 review

ISO 100, score: 22 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Nikon Coolpix P330 review

ISO 200, score: 20 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Nikon Coolpix P330 review

ISO 400, score: 20 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Nikon Coolpix P330 review

ISO 800, score: 18 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Nikon Coolpix P330 review

ISO 1600, score: 14 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Nikon Coolpix P330 review

ISO 3200, score: 12 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Nikon Coolpix P330 review

ISO 6400, score: 12 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Raw

Nikon Coolpix P330 review

ISO 80, score: 22 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Nikon Coolpix P330 review

ISO 100, score: 22 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Nikon Coolpix P330 review

ISO 200, score: 20 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Nikon Coolpix P330 review

ISO 400, score: 20 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Nikon Coolpix P330 review

ISO 800, score: 18 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Nikon Coolpix P330 review

ISO 1600, score: 14 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Nikon Coolpix P330 review

ISO 3200, score: 12 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Nikon Coolpix P330 review

ISO 6400, score: 12 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Tech Specs

Product TypeCompact Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
TouchscreenNo
Effective Camera Resolution12.2 Megapixel
GPSYes
USBYes
HDMIYes
Wide AngleYes
Product FamilyCoolpix
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Image StabilizationOptical
ColourWhite
Optical Zoom5x
Digital Zoom2x
Brand NameNikon
FeaturesMotion Detection, Continuous Shooting Mode, Live View, Face Detection
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsMOV, MPEG-4 AVC
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)200 g
Image Sensor Size1/1.7" (7.60 mm x 5.70 mm)
Maximum Image Resolution4000 x 3000
Display Screen TypeLCD
Height58.4 mm
Width104.1 mm
Depth33 mm
Focal Length5.10 mm to 25.50 mm
Image FormatsJPEG, RAW, MPO
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerNikon Corporation
Product ModelP330
Product NameCoolpix P330 Compact Camera
Product LineCoolpix
Exposure Control
  • Program AE
  • Aperture Priority AE
  • Shutter Priority AE
  • Manual
Aspect Ratio4:3
Manufacturer Part Number26415
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.nikon.co.uk
Marketing Information

Pocket-sized performance

The superior image quality, low-light performance and cutting-edge technology of a COOLPIX Advanced Performance camera in a streamlined, highly portable design. Create photos and Full HD 1080p videos to cherish for a lifetime-or to share in the moment with Nikon's optional Wi-Fi® adapter and a compatible smartphone or tablet.