Nikon COOLPIX S3000 12.0 MP Digital Camera - Plum Reviews

Nikon COOLPIX S3000 12.0 MP Digital Camera - Plum

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Great but fragile

May 26, 2010
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Pros:Easy to use and great pictures.

Cons:Fragile and virtually worthless now. Screen glass is too thin. 

I admit, I was impressed with this camera and its price.  Unfortunately, after taking reasonable care by putting it in a protected camera case and then carefully placing it in my carry on luggage, the back screen has shattered.  Of course, the big screen was a selling point, but you may want to consider that it is very fragile and thin.  Although not 2 months old, the camera store will not take it back and states that Nikon will not replace it as it was my fault.  I can't say I blame them, but Nikon should have engineering look at the thin glass on their big screen.  


Recommend this product? No


Amount Paid (US$): 180
This Camera is a Good Choice if You Want Something... Flexible Enough for Enthusiasts


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