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Waterproof? No not really
on December 28, 2012
I purchased this camera in April of 12' specifically for a trip I planned to Mexico in December. I had time to get used to using it, my big mistake was not trying it out in the pool. Four days into our trip we got to do some snorkeling (the reason I bought the camera in the first place). The camera worked great for about two hours afterward. It was in salt water so after we got out I rinsed it gently with fresh water and towel dried it. When we were on the bus back to the hotel I wanted review the pics I took and when I turned the screen on it was black. The camera still worked but the screen was out of commission. So four days into my seven day trip my camera was worthless. Upon returning home I contacted Nikon for warranty service which was not without aggravation, I'll spare the details. They're promise was to return it to me within 7 to 10 days. It's been ten days so far and they still have the camera. I was not impressed with the service from anyone I spoke to at Nikon and after using their "waterproof to 33 ft" in three feet of water and have it fail miserably I wouldn't recommend this camera or any Nikon product after my experience.