Nikon Coolpix S4300 review

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The Nikon Coolpix S4300 has reliable metering but noise can be quite visible, even in relatively well lit daylight shots.

Nikon Coolpix S4300 review

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The Nikon S4300's touch shooting mode does a good job of focusing where you choose, and is quite responsive in use.

Nikon Coolpix S4300 review

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In lower light, images from the Nikon Coolpix S4300 are susceptible to murky colours and lots of noise, even at the lowest ISO sensitivities.

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The Nikon S4300's metering system performs well indoors and out, and white balance is equally reliable.

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Colours from the Nikon Coolpix S4300 are usually bright and zingy, but the camera is often plagued by very blown highlights.

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The Night Landscape mode does a good job of capturing night scenes, with accurate colours and reduced noise.

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Despite decent metering, the Nikon Coolpix S4300 suffers from a limited dynamic range and cropped highlights, even when it automatically fires the flash.

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Even at the lowest sensitivities, sharpness isn't great, although colours are nicely reproduced.

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In overcast conditions images can look drab, and sharpness is poor when viewed at full size.

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The 26mm wide angle captures a usefully wide field of view, but has an unimpressive maximum aperture.

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The 6x zoom extends to 156mm, but image quality is low at the telephoto end.