Product Comparison: Nikon COOLPIX S32 vs Nikon COOLPIX S33


General Specifications
Brand
Nikon
Nikon
Model
COOLPIX S32
COOLPIX S33
Origin
China
China
About the Product
Family fun happens just about everywhere; luckily, that's exactly where COOLPIX S32 can go! It can dive underwater down to 33 feet deep, handle drops from up to 5 feet high, and you can even take it in the snow when temperatures are as cold as 14°F—places many wouldn't want to bring a smartphone. The COOLPIX S32 will keep capturing outstanding high-resolution photos and Full HD 1080p videos with stereo sound.
Family life is full of fun, laughter and sometimes a few bumps and bruises. The COOLPIX S33 is the camera designed to withstand what your family throws at it. Waterproof, shockproof and freezeproof†, it's ideal for the beach, the pool, skiing, amusement parks and other bumpy adventures. Oversized buttons and easy menus mean everyone can have a turn taking photos and Full HD videos. You can even create fun slideshows with sound right in the camera! The COOLPIX S33 is non-stop family fun.
Key Specs
Sensor Resolution
13.2 MP
13.2 MP
Sensor Type
CMOS
CMOS
Optical Zoom
3 x
3 x
Image Stabilization
Optical
Electronic

Nikon COOLPIX S32

Nikon COOLPIX S33

Nikon COOLPIX S32

Nikon COOLPIX S33

Size & Weight
Height
2.7 in.
2.7 in.
Width
4.3 in.
4.4 in.
Depth
1.6 in.
1.5 in.
Weight
6.2 oz.
6.3 oz.

Nikon COOLPIX S32

Nikon COOLPIX S33

Nikon COOLPIX S32

Nikon COOLPIX S33

Nikon COOLPIX S32

Nikon COOLPIX S33

Nikon COOLPIX S32

Nikon COOLPIX S33

What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Nikon COOLPIX S32 Waterproof Digital Camera with Full HD 1080p Video (White)
  • Small and compact, easy to use.
  • This is a great little underwater camera. I used it snorkeling and cave tubing on a recent vacation and it takes quite good pictures.
  • The weight is great and the pictures were super.
  • It’s compact size and light weight allow for easy storage and transportation as well.
  • The underwater photos were great and the size of the camera allowed for it to be taken everywhere.
Nikon COOLPIX S33 Waterproof Digital Camera
  • It’s compact size and light weight allow for easy storage and transportation as well.
  • This is a great little underwater camera. I used it snorkeling and cave tubing on a recent vacation and it takes quite good pictures. I ended up carrying it around more than my regular camera because it's a small size and easy to throw in a purse.
  • The weight is great and the pictures were super.
  • The underwater photos were great and the size of the camera allowed for it to be taken everywhere.
  • I'm stilling learning how to use it but love it so far. I like the size and love the bright blue color.
Imaging
Min. Focal Length
4.1 mm.
4.1 mm.
Max. Focal Length
12.3 mm.
12.3 mm.
ISO Settings
125 - 1600
Auto, 125 - 1600
Aperture
f/3.3 (W) - 5.9 (T)
f/3.3 (W) - 5.9 (T)
Digital Zoom
4 x
4 x
Burst Mode
No
Yes
Low Light/High Sensitivity
No
Yes
Face Detection
Yes
Yes
Image File Format(s)
JPEG
JPEG, WAV, MP4

Nikon COOLPIX S32

Nikon COOLPIX S33

Nikon COOLPIX S32

Nikon COOLPIX S33

Nikon COOLPIX S32

Nikon COOLPIX S33

What customers say about "Imaging"
Nikon COOLPIX S32 Waterproof Digital Camera with Full HD 1080p Video (White)
  • Pictures were sharp and clear and the optical zoom make close ups of skittish fish a lot easier!
  • Happy with the quality of photos, love the special effects you can add to the photos.
  • Took very good quality photos underwater during snorkel trips this year.
  • As for changing zoom setting while filming underwater, don't even think of it, since this only makes the problem worse.
  • The time in between pictures is relatively slow-especially when using the flash, burst, or a movie.
  • With considerable high-ISO image noise in low-light conditions.
Nikon COOLPIX S33 Waterproof Digital Camera
  • Pictures were sharp and clear and the optical zoom make close ups of skittish fish a lot easier!
  • With considerable high-ISO image noise in low-light conditions.
  • As for changing zoom setting while filming underwater, don't even think of it, since this only makes the problem worse.
  • The zoom buttons are in a strange place. (again due to the waterproofing) If you want a camera anyone can pick up and use... this is your camera.
  • The time in between pictures is relatively slow-especially when using the flash, burst, or a movie.
Display
Display Type
LCD TFT
LCD TFT
Touch Screen
No
No
Screen Size
2.7 in.
2.7 in.
Screen Resolution
230000 dots
230000 dots
Vari-angle Display
No
No
Viewfinder
No

Nikon COOLPIX S32

Nikon COOLPIX S33

Nikon COOLPIX S32

Nikon COOLPIX S33

What customers say about "Display"
Nikon COOLPIX S32 Waterproof Digital Camera with Full HD 1080p Video (White)
  • On-screen menu is kid-friendly and easy to use.
  • Nice size screen.
  • It does not have a standard view finder, just an LCD screen for seeing the images.
  • When taking pictures outside it is often too bright to see what is on the lcd viewing screen.
  • It is difficult to see the screen in bright conditions.
Nikon COOLPIX S33 Waterproof Digital Camera
  • Excellent quality in this small and compact camera with superb colors and great resolution.
  • Fantastic resolution and small and easy to handle.
  • We followed all of the directions and recommendations, but after only a couple of times in the pool we noticed water forming on the inside of the camera display.
  • A week into my vacation it stopped taking picture or displaying anything in the viewport.
  • I do have to say I was a little disappointed while taking the pictures, as the display just doesn't do the pictures justice. The pictures just didn't look great on the display while I was taking them.
Features
Water Resistant
Yes
Yes
Shock Resistant
Yes
No
Panorama Mode
No
No
Shooting Modes
Auto, Easy Auto, Scene, Smart Portrait
Backlighting, Bubble Effect, Cartoon Effect, Diorama effect, Close Up, Fireworks, Food, Interval shooting, Miniature Movie, Mirror, Neon Effect, Night Scenes, Picture Series, Underwater, Underwater Face Framing, Soft
White Balance Modes
Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent, Flash, Incandescent, White Balance Preset
Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, White Set
Shutter Speeds
1 - 1/2000
1 -1/2000 sec
What customers say about "Features"
Nikon COOLPIX S32 Waterproof Digital Camera with Full HD 1080p Video (White)
  • Virtually indestructible (we used it in the pool, it's been dropped onto concrete, used in a snow storm, etc...)
  • It is also drop resistant to about 5 feet.
  • Used in both salt and river water and it was fine.
  • Most of the shots were blurry and the shutter speed was very, very slow.
  • Actually a great little camera except for the whole battery/charging/proprietary cable issue. Without the cable or a separate battery charger, you can't just USB charge this thing like many others.
Nikon COOLPIX S33 Waterproof Digital Camera
  • It is also drop resistant to about 5 feet.
  • Used in both salt and river water and it was fine.
  • There are multiple shooting modes (called scene modes) , ability to take soft pictures, create diorama effect, shoot close ups, photograph food, firework mode,and of course underwater mode.
  • Have fun with the weird shooting modes.
  • Nikon could have improved with a water-resistant coating or something. That is the only thing keeping it from a 5-star.
  • Curves always are missing the bottom towards black - seems to have white/black balance problems. (fixable in computer)
  • Most of the shots were blurry and the shutter speed was very, very slow.
Connectivity
PictBridge Enabled
Yes
No
NFC Enabled
No
No
Integrated GPS
No
No
Output(s)
Hi-Speed USB
Hi-Speed USB, Micro HDMI
What customers say about "Connectivity"
Nikon COOLPIX S32 Waterproof Digital Camera with Full HD 1080p Video (White)
  • All you need is a USB connection (which, by the way, comes with the product) in order to retrieve all of the files you would like to cherish.
  • It uses a standard micro-usb port for transferring pictures from the camera to the computer (not proprietary Nikon connector).
  • Easily expandable memory with standard memory cards (not special, but noteworthy).
  • Thankfully the S32 switches to Micro-B USB instead of Mini-B, which makes it compatible with the millions of other cords I have!
Nikon COOLPIX S33 Waterproof Digital Camera
  • All you need is a USB connection (which, by the way, comes with the product) in order to retrieve all of the files you would like to cherish.
  • It uses a standard micro-usb port for transferring pictures from the camera to the computer (not proprietary Nikon connector). Easily expandable memory with standard memory cards (not special, but noteworthy).
  • Difficult to get the battery charger connected.
Power
Battery Life
220 shots
220 shots
Battery Model
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL19
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL19
Number of Batteries
1
1

Nikon COOLPIX S32

Nikon COOLPIX S33

Nikon COOLPIX S32

Nikon COOLPIX S33

Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE
CE
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